March 15, 2017

Location, Location

It’s all about being in the right place, at the right time. In this episode of North Gate Radio, our reporters bring you stories from five locations across the Bay Area — two skateparks, a haunted house, a cafe and an LSD lab. Plus, the East Bay’s treasured 510 area code gets a makeover.

CREDITS:

PRODUCER: Ariel Plotnick
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Cat Schuknecht
ANCHORS: Shiho Takezawa and Gabriel Tolliver
REPORTERS: Brian Krans, Reis Thebault, Cat Schuknecht, Ariel Plotnick and Anna M. Clausen
ENGINEER: Lacy Jane Roberts
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Laura Klivans
MUSIC: "Bruises" by Chairlift and "2-4-6-8" by The Jackson 5
PHOTO: Photo by Brian Krans



INDIVIDUAL STORIES FROM SHOW

Ghost hunting in the Bay Area

Journalist and UC Berkeley student Cameron Clark was very skeptical of the world of paranormal investigating when he first encountered ghost hunters in the Bay Area. Now his views have changed.

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Where’s Owsley?

For months, the mayor of Richmond, California has been searching the city for a house that may have helped birth the hippie movement of the late 1960s. Only problem is, he can’t find it.

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‘Adventurous, Yet Minimalistic

In search for a quiet place to work, producer Reis Thebault sought out his neighborhood coffee shop — but his neighbors quickly distracted him, inspiring him to write this commentary instead. Told in three short chapters, this story begins in diatribe and ends in introspection.

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A Tale of Two East Bay Skate Parks

What does it take to get a skate park built in Oakland? A lot, even if you do it yourself.

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Running Low on the 510

510 — the East Bay’s area code. Rappers sing about it, people get it tattooed on their bodies, and it shows up on store signs all over Alameda County. But the East Bay is running out of the 510 area code, and soon, a new one is coming to town.

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