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Gov. Brown Agrees To 1 Debate With Kashkari; Republican Asked For 10

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor’s race.

The one-hour debate – reported by KQED News on Monday – is scheduled for Sept. 104 more words


Meet Your Idols

There are certain people that we’ve always idolized. Actors we’ve grown up loving. Radio personalities we listen to daily. Authors or playwrights we read without regard to the topic of their work because their words are so phenomenal. 626 more words


Remembering Port Chicago

Seventy years ago, an explosion near Concord became one of the deadliest industrial accidents in U.S. history.
As KQED’s Sally Schilling reports, some local residents still remember the Port Chicago explosion.



The Zen of picking fruit

Go beyond the market for a minute. That fruit you’re holding has a story, about work and care, sun and water. It’s also about the harvest, a dance of exploration, partnering, and purpose that changes and delights both parties. 277 more words


Two Minutes of Fame

Every writer dreams of having thousands of people read his or work. The very first time I shared something I’d written with that large of an audience, the piece in question was an edited version of a post on the blog that I write about writing (this one!). 644 more words


Two Clips

Here are two YouTube clips I found this morning.

The first, by way of Kim by way of Heather, is a commentary on the pinkification of breast cancer. 135 more words


Media Ignore César Chávez’s Opposition to Illegal Immigration & Racial Advocacy | NewsBusters

Article by Sean Long | Newsbusters

Rather than dismissing his contrary views as sour grapes, the media simply ignore César Chávez’s opinions that stray from liberal orthodoxy. 168 more words