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Grace Rubenstein

Journalist and media producer specializing in public health, mental health and immigration. Multimedia editor at TED Books and regular contributor to KQED radio. Stories in various forms (words, photos, audio and video) have appeared in the Atlantic online, New York Times, Boston Globe, Sacramento Bee, and with the Center for Investigative Reporting. Fluent Spanish speaker (can’t resist a good salsa beat) and fourth-generation San Franciscan. Go Giants!

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Crowdfunding App Brings New Patrons to the Arts

July 14, 2014 | 8:16 am

Crowdfunding App Brings New Patrons to the Arts

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How a new San Francisco company is helping creative people turn art lovers’ affection into cash.

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Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

May 6, 2014 | 6:30 am

Air Pollution Controversy Swirls Around Oakland Army Base Development

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Neighborhood residents already suffer from high rates of asthma, heart and lung disease, and cancer.

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UC Berkeley Students Press for Stronger Action on Sexual Assaults

May 5, 2014 | 6:00 am

UC Berkeley Students Press for Stronger Action on Sexual Assaults

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Activists say Cal officials have been ‘deliberately indifferent’ to sexual violence and its survivors.

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A Female Hiker Grapples With Mysterious Mount Tam Deaths

April 21, 2014 | 12:57 pm

A Female Hiker Grapples With Mysterious Mount Tam Deaths

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Two women hiking alone have died on Mount Tamalpais in recent weeks without any known cause.

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ACLU: Clovis School District Has Fixed ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex-Ed Curriculum

February 26, 2014 | 3:34 pm

ACLU: Clovis School District Has Fixed ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex-Ed Curriculum

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Pediatricians and parents who had sued claimed that the district was in violation of state rules.

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San Francisco: Ground Zero for Widening Income Gap

February 25, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco: Ground Zero for Widening Income Gap

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The gap between the rich and the poor grew more here in recent years than in any other big U.S. city.

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Former SF Supervisor Agrees to Pay Settlement Over Lobbying Allegations

February 21, 2014 | 3:47 pm

Former SF Supervisor Agrees to Pay Settlement Over Lobbying Allegations

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Michael Yaki agrees to pay $75,000 over claims that he didn’t disclose his lobbying, though he admits no guilt..

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San Francisco’s ‘Google Bus’ Plan Faces New Challenge

February 20, 2014 | 5:03 pm

San Francisco’s ‘Google Bus’ Plan Faces New Challenge

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Environmental review urged for program to keep letting tech buses and other shuttles use Muni stops.

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The Bay Area Remembers Pete Seeger

January 28, 2014 | 6:11 pm

The Bay Area Remembers Pete Seeger

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The iconic musician died Jan. 27 at 94. People explain how his music and message still move them.

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All-Cash Buyers Scoop Up Bay Area Real Estate

January 26, 2014 | 9:00 am

All-Cash Buyers Scoop Up Bay Area Real Estate

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The percentage of homes going to all-cash buyers soared from 14 percent to 27 percent in the last year.

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