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Katrina Schwartz

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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Map: How Integrated is the Bay Area (and the Rest of the U.S.)?

October 4, 2013 | 8:00 am

Map: How Integrated is the Bay Area (and the Rest of the U.S.)?

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Project turns census data into a graphic look at the varied racial makeup of cities and neighborhoods.

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News Pix: Oracle Wins America’s Cup, A’s Head to Playoffs and Albany Bulb Sees Change

September 27, 2013 | 12:47 pm

News Pix: Oracle Wins America’s Cup, A’s Head to Playoffs and Albany Bulb Sees Change

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A review of some of this week’s top stories, told in pictures.

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News Pix: Art Comes to San Francisco’s Mid-Market, America’s Cup Races Continue

September 20, 2013 | 4:25 pm

News Pix: Art Comes to San Francisco’s Mid-Market, America’s Cup Races Continue

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Check out the week’s news in photos with shots from around the Bay.

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News Pix: America’s Cup, Morgan Fire, Whales in Monterey Bay (More)

September 13, 2013 | 1:46 pm

News Pix: America’s Cup, Morgan Fire, Whales in Monterey Bay (More)

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A collection of stunning news photos from around the Bay Area this week.

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News Pix: Bay Bridge East Span Opens, Lusty Lady Closes and Hunger Strike Ends

September 6, 2013 | 3:00 pm

News Pix: Bay Bridge East Span Opens, Lusty Lady Closes and Hunger Strike Ends

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Bay Bridge east span opens, San Francisco’s Lusty Lady closes and state inmate hunger strike ends.

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News Pix: Fire Crews Clean Up After Rim Fire, Bay Bridge Closes and Berkeley Mourns Family Camp

August 30, 2013 | 12:30 pm

News Pix: Fire Crews Clean Up After Rim Fire, Bay Bridge Closes and Berkeley Mourns Family Camp

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The best photos from the week’s news events and happenings.

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News Pix: Berkeley Spark Brings Art Downtown and San Francisco Bike-Sharing Program Gears Up

August 16, 2013 | 3:37 pm

News Pix: Berkeley Spark Brings Art Downtown and San Francisco Bike-Sharing Program Gears Up

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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 […]

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News Pix: Hundreds Protest at Chevron Refinery, Berkeley Bluebirds Get Aggressive

August 9, 2013 | 10:00 am

News Pix: Hundreds Protest at Chevron Refinery, Berkeley Bluebirds Get Aggressive

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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 […]

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News Pix: BART Rally, Taxi Drivers Protest Ride-Share Apps and Berkeley P.O. Controversy

August 2, 2013 | 1:58 pm

News Pix: BART Rally, Taxi Drivers Protest Ride-Share Apps and Berkeley P.O. Controversy

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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 […]

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What Would San Francisco Have Looked Like Without the ‘Freeway Revolt’?

August 2, 2013 | 8:00 am

What Would San Francisco Have Looked Like Without the ‘Freeway Revolt’?

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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 […]

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