This week’s show is all about changes happening right here in the Bay Area.
You’ll hear sounds that will take you back in time to 1969 in Berkeley, the music and joy from one special prom night and hear how one soccer team in San Francisco is tackling inclusivity.
Reporter Will McCarty takes a trip to the old-growth Douglas fir forests in Northern California, while Tessa Paoli finds out how one town is making showers more accessible to homeless people.
Ashlea Brown also highlights the controversial decision to merge two prominent Oakland elementary schools. Lastly, Brett Simpson reports how an East Bay community is coming together to address their city’s air quality.CREDITS:
PRODUCER: Mara Kardas-Nelson
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Brian Wollitz
ANCHORS: Brett Simpson and Haley Gray
REPORTERS: Will McCarthy, Michelle Pitcher, Tessa Paoli, Ashlea Brown, Brian Wollitz, Brett Simpson, Mara Kardas-Nelson
ENGINEER: Nina Sparling
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Ben Manilla
MUSIC: Nina Simone: Everything Must Change; Bob Dylan: Times They Are A Changin'; 2Pac: Changes
INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW
The National Institutes of Health estimates that as many as one in four kids and teens in the U.S. suffer from chronic illness. For many, this means they miss out on the biggest milestones of adolescence. This year, Kaiser Permanente’s Oakland Medical Center put on its fifth annual Pediatric Prom,…Story Details North Gate Radio Home
MEET THE REPORTERS & PRODUCTION STAFF
- Ben Manilla (executive producer)