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Cyrus Musiker

CY MUSIKER
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Cyrus Musiker likes to tell stories. He co-hosts The Do List and covers arts and politics for KQED News and The California Report. Since he joined KQED in 1995, Cyrus has filled many jobs in the Newsroom, from anchor to  senior editor. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. Cyrus came to California from the East Coast for the mountains and the wine, and he still runs the East Bay Hills, hikes the Sierra and covers the wine business when he can.

Email Cy: cmusiker@kqed.org

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What Oakland Residents Want From Their Next Mayor

September 19, 2014 | 7:00 am

What Oakland Residents Want From Their Next Mayor

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Public safety continues to be the most pressing issue, followed by the economy and gentrification.

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After Quake, Napa Winemakers React to Shaking, Then Assess Damage

August 25, 2014 | 9:27 am

After Quake, Napa Winemakers React to Shaking, Then Assess Damage

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One Napa vintner provides a glimpse of challenges facing the industry in midst of potential disaster.

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Robin Williams: ‘A Tortured Soul, But No One Was Kinder’

August 11, 2014 | 6:16 pm

Robin Williams: ‘A Tortured Soul, But No One Was Kinder’

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Bob Ayres, proprietor of one of Williams’ favorite venues, remembers the star’s early trajectory.

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As Sir Paul Plays Candlestick on Thursday, Beatles’ Fans Still Believe in Yesterday

August 11, 2014 | 12:04 pm

As Sir Paul Plays Candlestick on Thursday, Beatles’ Fans Still Believe in Yesterday

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Fifty years ago this month, the Beatles kicked off their first U.S. tour at the Cow Palace.

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Retail Operations Close at Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

August 1, 2014 | 7:00 am

Retail Operations Close at Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

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It was business as usual a few days ago at Drakes Estero, but all retail operations ended on Thursday.

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Richmond Arts Groups Dodge Budget Bullet — For Now

July 2, 2014 | 2:53 pm

Richmond Arts Groups Dodge Budget Bullet — For Now

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The City Council approved a tentative budget that provides the same support as last year.

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A Visual Celebration in San Francisco’s Changing Mid-Market Neighborhood

June 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

A Visual Celebration in San Francisco’s Changing Mid-Market Neighborhood

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New installation highlights the past and looks to the future of a rapidly evolving part of the city.

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Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters — a Celebration of Going Further

June 18, 2014 | 8:55 am

Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters — a Celebration of Going Further

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Fifty years ago, author and pals set out on a trip from La Honda that became a counterculture legend.

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Modified Water Bond Measure May Finally Go Before Voters in November

June 18, 2014 | 7:00 am

Modified Water Bond Measure May Finally Go Before Voters in November

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A new version of a water bond slated for the 2010 ballot may finally go before voters in November.

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In East Bay Assembly Smackdown, Sbranti Beats Glazer

June 4, 2014 | 8:20 am

In East Bay Assembly Smackdown, Sbranti Beats Glazer

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Other races: Wieckowski headed for state Senate showdown; North Bay Assembly race is too close to call.

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