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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 3
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Home prices are higher than ever before in the Bay Area. So it begs the question: are we in a housing bubble or a housing crisis?

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:18
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San Francisco has some of the country’s highest reports of human trafficking. It’s one of the top 10 cities in the U.S where trafficking is the worst.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Bay Area Bike Share station in front of San Francisco City Hall, Credit: Isabel Angell
The success of Bay Area Bike Share depends on one place: downtown San Francisco. Back in August, the program. made a well-calculated gamble and stu...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: Ricardo Orozco, Area 3 Captain, OPD, Credit: Oakland Police Department
Oakland Police Captain Ricardo Orozco says he’s living his dream of being a cop. “Ever since I was a small boy, the show that I always liked to wa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 16:20
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When people get into trouble with the law, they normally don’t have a chance to have a conversation with their victims. To explain what happened. H...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mike Parker reviewing his energy bill, Credit: Laura Flynn
You might have heard about CleanPowerSF. It’s a program that would allow San Franciscans to choose where their electricity comes from. This model o...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 10:39
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The last decade has seen more than a hundred officer-involved shootings – 39 of them fatal. When one of those shootings happens, OPD’s Internal Aff...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2013
  • Length: 08:12
Caption: Frankie Fardella, a former drug offender, lobbies to lift the lifetime ban that makes drug felons ineligible for food stamps
You may have heard by now that California’s prisons are overcrowded. Last May, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California must decrease its priso...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Last week, a new law debuted that’s supposed to save the state millions of dollars a year. The new law, passed last year, is called “medical parole...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:31