Katrina Schwartz is a journalist based in San Francisco. She's worked at KPCC public radio in LA and has reported, produced and blogged on health, climate change and local news for KQED in San Francisco.
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Project turns census data into a graphic look at the varied racial makeup of cities and neighborhoods.
A review of some of this week’s top stories, told in pictures.
Check out the week’s news in photos with shots from around the Bay.
A collection of stunning news photos from around the Bay Area this week.
Bay Bridge east span opens, San Francisco’s Lusty Lady closes and state inmate hunger strike ends.
The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.
Hundreds of people flocked to central Berkeley on Saturday to take part in Berkeley Spark, a one-day festival that was billed as bringing the spirit of the popular Burning Man Festival to the East Bay. The centerpiece of the festival was the sculpture “Arc of Reflection” by Amy Stabler. Here a young girl looks at […]
Richmond police arrested 209 people who crossed onto Chevron refinery property and refused to leave during a protest on Saturday, Aug. 3. (Anna Vignet / San Francisco Public Press) More than 1,000 people marched from the Richmond BART station to the gates of the Chevron refinery holding sunflowers to protest the refinery’s practices. (Anna […]
About 400 BART workers and union supporters gathered in Oakland at Frank Ogawa Plaza to rally in support of BART workers standing up for better wages, even if it means another BART strike. Then they peacefully marched to BART headquarters. (Deborah Svoboda / KQED) Danny Glover was one of the speakers at a rally […]
After World War II, San Francisco was just as tempted as other American cities to build a vast freeway system. In fact, a 1948 San Francisco Planning Department map that was adopted in 1951 shows the intention to build 10 freeways crisscrossing the city. The Bay Bridge would be connected to the Golden Gate Bridge […]