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Caption: Luke Iseman puts together raised bed garden containers, Credit: Chris Hambrick
Here in the Bay Area, rents are rising, and housing inventory is shrinking. It’s forcing many here to decide -- either you have to leave the area c...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 07:42
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In the heart of the Tenderloin, amid the crowded corners and occupied stoops, there’s an anomaly that’ll catch your eye. It’s a man in a suit and a...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
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Caption: San Francisco's housing is becoming increasingly unaffordable. Micah Weinberg, of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, says that over the past seven years, "we have built less than half of the housing in this region that the state estimates we need., Credit: flickr user Jeremy Brooks
In one of America's most expensive cities, there's a fringe political party whose name sums up their concerns: The Rent is Too Damn High. That city...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:27
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There are at least 7,000 homeless people in San Francisco each night, and only enough shelter space to house a small fraction of them. This is one ...

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  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:37
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How do neighborhoods develop distinct identities? Why was San Francisco’s North Beach an enclave for poetry, for example? Or the Castro a haven for...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:06
Caption: Jackie Cooper at home, Credit: Marcy Fraser
One in four homeless people are veterans. There are approximately 800 homeless veterans on San Francisco’s streets.Experts in the field believe the...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:07
Caption: A bike hangs on the wall outside Good Karma Bikes in San Jose, Credit: Leslie Griffy
Getting around sprawling Santa Clara County is a trick for anyone, but for those without housing, getting to and from services and opportunities is...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:20
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Every morning in the Tenderloin, when people all around San Francisco are starting to wake up, around 30 people gather at St. Boniface Church, wait...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 08:07
Caption: A mountain of mattresses in West Oakland, Credit: Todd Whitney
For over a decade, Oakland has attempted to abate the illegal dumping of mattresses, electronics, furniture, and other large items onto city street...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: William and Brianna Bennett, Credit: William Bennett
More than 2.7 million minors in America live with a parent in prison. Studies show that the majority of incarcerated parents reside over 100 miles ...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Taken at Wallenberg High School, Credit: Luisa Beck
At the age of 51, William Bennett was one of the oldest people in California who could claim that. But in June 2013, eight months after leaving pri...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:25
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Bennett and Porter do their cooking in a shared kitchen that’s part of a transitional house in West Oakland. But they met many years ago. “Well, w...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:42
Caption: Theresa Flanderich (r) and Diego Deleo (l) in Deleo's apartment, Credit: Melanie Young
At the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, two dozen residents of North Beach come on a recent Tuesday night to hear from neighbors who have experi...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 08:11
Caption: Chinatown resident Lee Ming Dang in her 7 by 7 foot home., Credit: Melanie Young
Tenants are facing a tough time in San Francisco. The city has some of the nation’s highest rents and laws like the Ellis Act have made evictions f...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 08:29
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Caption: Pending approval, a reconstructed 6 foot fence could line the perimeter of Huntington Park in Nob Hill., Credit: Visualization courtesy of SF Recreation and Park Department
If you live in the neighborhood, Huntington Park in San Francisco’s Nob Hill, it's a great place to relax, read a book, or, as Haris Butt says, bri...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
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Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Moneymatters1026 Show #196 The 2014 Fall Season stock Rout! (Food bank programs) October 2014 This month in the markets has seen a frightening f...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 55:00
Caption: Fahdl Radman,center, with advisors (l to r) Scott Schaffer and Larry Brucia of Sutti Associates, and Jessica Estrada of the Tenderloin Healthy Corner Store Coalition., Credit: Melanie Young
In San Francisco’s Tenderloin, getting healthy fare often isn’t an option. Without a full service grocery store in the neighborhood, residents rely...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
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Protests against the tech industry’s impact on housing have grown in number and variety. They’ve been personal, with individual tech executives bei...

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Data visualization of Oakland’s budget (2012-13) created by Open Budget Oakland
It’s a Tuesday evening in Oakland’s City Hall. A group of people ranging in age from their 20s to 50s are sitting, many in front of their laptops. ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:54

  • Added: Apr 05, 2014
  • Length: 55:00
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For Facebook’s tenth birthday, the social platform gave itself a new app: Paper. The app -- not to be confused with a disgruntled app of the same n...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2014
  • Length: 32:07
Caption: Michael Santos speaks on his experiences
At 49 years of age, Michael Santos is getting his first taste of college. He's walking through the main quad at San Francisco State, beaming like a...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 09:35
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Ready for airplay, aired live on Jan 2, 2014. See full description for details. 55:00 long with generic edit.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 55:00
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Banks and your government. Add in the Federal Reserve and the relationship is complete. Evergreen for 2013 and beyond.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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If you walk upstairs from the kitchen at Mother Brown’s drop-in center in the evening, you’ll find dozens of people sleeping in chairs. During the ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 06:46