Lisa Pickoff-White is one of KQED News' online producers. Her work has been honored with awards from the Online News Association, Investigative Reporters and Editors, Society of Professional Journalists and SXSW Interactive. Lisa specializes in visual journalism, including photography and data.
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This Saturday, May 5, brings not just Cinco de Mayo but an easy-to-observe astronomical event: the “supermoon.” Full moons appear to vary in size because of the moon’s elliptical orbit. This year’s perigee moon, or full moon closest to the earth, is on Saturday night. NASA scientists say Saturday’s moon will appear 14 percent bigger […]
Thousands took to the streets in Greenbrae, San Francisco and Oakland to protest for immigration reform, better health benefits and to support unions. View more photos from the day. Oakland At about 8:30 p.m. Oakland police declared an unlawful assembly and asked the thousands of protesters gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza to disperse. Here, police […]
California’s park system is raising prices on annual day-use passes to prevent further service cuts, says state parks spokesman Roy Stearns. On May 1 the following passes will increase: Vehicle Day Use Annual Pass, from $125 to $195 Golden Poppy Vehicle Day Use Pass, from $90 to $125 Boat Use Pass (Sticker), from $75 to […]
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon filed misdemeanor charges against two contributors to Mayor Ed Lee’s 2011 mayoral campaign late Tuesday afternoon. Passenger shuttle company Go Lorrie’s Travel and Tours is charged with making $11,500 in illegal contributions to Lee’s campaign by passing the money through its drivers and staff. Jason Perez, 40, of San […]
Yes, you read the headline right. Sandwiched between London and Tokyo in the number five spot on the New York Times’ “45 Places to Go in 2012” is our very own Oakland. Oakland has long had its critics. But despite 2011 being one of the toughest for the city’s image in recent history, it managed […]