Amanda Stupi is the Engagement Producer for KQED’s daily public affairs program Forum. In that role she turns the information shared during the hour-long call-in show into web-friendly content. Her writing has been featured throughout KQED.org, including on KQED Arts and News Fix as well as on MLB.com, Hyphen Magazine and the San Francisco Examiner. Her radio work has aired on The California Report and Talk of the Nation. Stupi runs the @KQEDForum Twitter account and Forum Facebook account. Her personal Twitter account is @FiftyCentHotdog. She believes that Hostess products get a bad rap and that cereal can save the world.
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Several Bay Area restaurants and chefs are in the running for the highly coveted James Beard award — the Oscars of the food world. The James Beard Foundation chose its semi-finalists Wednesday from more than 57,000 online entries. San Francisco’s AQ, Park Tavern, and Monterey’s Restaurant 1833 made the cut for the Best New Restaurant […]
Morning Splash: 49 Homemade Bombs Found in Sonoma County Car; Everyone Hates Californians; SJSU May Turn Away Qualified Students
Police Find 49 Homemade Bombs in Sonoma County Car (SF Chronicle) A Sebastopol man stopped for traffic violations was arrested after a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy found more than four dozen homemade bombs in his car, authorities said. Why Do So Many People Hate California? (SF Chronicle) Surf. Sun. Disneyland. What’s not to love about California? […]
On Wednesday night, the Oakland Police released a video and photos of vandals breaking into and damaging City Hall and the YMCA, during the Occupy protests on Saturday. About 300 people were arrested during the daylong protests, which included an attempt to take over the Kaiser Convention Center to use as an Occupy base.
I’m fortunate to have a group of wildly varied friends. Some learned to read a box score when they were still reading Dr. Seuss books while others think “the end zone” is a Wolf Blitzer show on CNN. Never was that dichotomy more on display than during last weekend’s 49ers victory over the New Orleans […]
It was impossible to go anywhere this weekend without seeing red and gold or hearing people talk about the 49ers final-seconds win in Saturday’s NFC Divisional Playoff against the New Orleans Saints. And that’s fine by us. In fact, we’re inviting folks to share their photos with us on Flickr, so that we can document […]
Friday’s episode of Forum, part of the “In My Experience” series, highlighted personal stories about growing up biracial and multi-racial. The series is produced by Forum and the Public Insight Network and aims to shed light on experiences often analyzed through data or debated by experts, but rarely discussed in the first person. You can […]
Throughout Monday’s events at the Port of Oakland, there have been conflicting reports about how longshoreman and truck drivers feel about Occupy Wall Street’s efforts to shut down the Port of Oakland and other West Coast ports. If you work or conduct business at the Port we would like to hear from you. Share your […]
What’s more fun than shopping online and making Friday night plans while pretending to work? An unexpected Facebook announcement. No one knows much, but it’s taking place in New York so a logical guess is that the announcement will relate to the company’s expansion there. From Mashable: Facebook sent out invites Friday morning for a […]
Citing a need to “provide access to the curb for taxi and paratransit van customers with disabilities” the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has announced that taxi cabs can now pick up and drop off passengers while parked in a bike lane without fear of getting a ticket. Parking Control Officers have been instructed not […]
I really wanted to go to the last Giants’ game of the season. What exactly I expected to happen I don’t know — have my favorite players miraculously heal and take the field? Have the Diamondbacks disqualified with the Giants subsequently thrust back into the world of October baseball? When it comes down to it, […]