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Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

Outside the Box

On today’s show, stories from outside the box. We’re looking at the creative ways people in the Bay Area are approaching long-entrenched problems.

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Changes.

This week’s show is all about changes happening right here in the Bay Area. We’ll wrestle with the good and bad of change, from one town’s quest to make showers
available to homeless people. To what adolescent life can look like with a chronic disease.

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Goodbye, Lucca Ravioli Company

Lucca Ravioli company has stood on the corner of Valencia and 22nd street in the Mission for nearly a century. On April 30th, the beloved stop-and-go Italian market shut its doors for good.

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Gamechangers

This week on North Gate Radio, we’re bringing you stories about people working to change the game for themselves – and for their communities. We talk to people, community groups, and sports teams about the problems they’re trying to solve and why they stay in the fight.

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Who is San Francisco Built For?

Ever thought about what San Francisco used to look like? It’s as easy as taking a trip to your local public library thanks to a new exhibit from SFMoMA. Pieces of a model of the city built in 1938 are on display through the end of April – and locals are gathering to have conversations about how the city is changing, and for whom.

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Innovation Location

This week on The Fix, out-of-the-box policy solutions from our own backyard: The Bay Area. Emnet Almedom investigates how equity, fines, and financial freedom are all inextricably linked in San Francisco and Oakland. Sam Goldman takes us to Richmond, where the city is experimenting with paying and mentoring young men involved in gun violence to reduce homicides. Anthony Rodriguez shows us how an Oakland barbershop can also be a health center. And Luis Hernandez describes creative Bay Area solutions to deal with Methane, one of the most powerful greenhouse gasses.

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Financial Freedom

How are Bay Area cities thinking about fueling financial freedom for historically overburdened communities? Emnet Almedom takes us to San Francisco to hear about a huge reform to the city’s fee collection practices, and then over to Oakland for a new approach to taking out a loan.

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