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Lisa Pickoff-White

Lisa Pickoff-White is KQED's Senior Interactive News Producer. 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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Where, When and How to Watch the Transit of Venus — Last Chance For 105 Years

June 1, 2012 | 3:59 pm

Where, When and How to Watch the Transit of Venus — Last Chance For 105 Years

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If you can take a moment to look at the sky with an eclipse viewer or break out that pinhole projector, you can join a very exclusive astronomical club. On Tuesday, June 5, in most of California, you can watch the planet Venus slowly pass in front of the sun from 3:04 p.m. to 9:46 […]

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Golden Gate Bridge History in Photos

May 22, 2012 | 3:20 pm

Golden Gate Bridge History in Photos

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On May 27, to great fanfare,┬áthe Golden Gate Bridge will turn 75. For years the bridge has been an iconic image of the Bay Area, but when it was proposed in 1916 it met fierce resistance from a a variety of sources including the Department of War, the Southern Pacific Railroad and ferry union workers. […]

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When, Where and How to Watch Sunday’s Solar Eclipse in Northern California; Watch Live Online

May 17, 2012 | 12:41 pm

When, Where and How to Watch Sunday’s Solar Eclipse in Northern California; Watch Live Online

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Update Sunday May 20: Click here to watch the solar eclipse live online. The astronomical orbits of several celestial bodies will coincide in some spectacular ways over the next few weeks in Northern California. First up this Sunday is the annular solar eclipse. But tempting though it may be, do not look at the sun […]

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May 4, 2012 | 12:11 pm

Best Times to Watch Saturday’s Supermoon

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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 […]

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May Day in Photos

May 2, 2012 | 2:27 pm

May Day in Photos

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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 […]

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Bay Guardian Co-Publishers Bruce Brugmann, Jean Dibble Step Down, Sell Building

April 24, 2012 | 5:40 pm

Bay Guardian Co-Publishers Bruce Brugmann, Jean Dibble Step Down, Sell Building

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Source: Sfbg After 45 years of “printing the news and raising hell” — and contributing significantly to the cultural and political vibrancy of the Bay Area — Bay Guardian co-publishers Bruce Brugmann and Jean Dibble are stepping down from day-to-day operations at the paper. Read more at: www.sfbg.com

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Fire Breaks Out At San Onofre; Officials Say No Public Risk

April 20, 2012 | 6:47 pm

Fire Breaks Out At San Onofre; Officials Say No Public Risk

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Source: Latimes Via: LA Times A small fire broke out in an electrical panel at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear plant Friday afternoon, but officials said there was never a threat to the public. According to a statement from plant operator Southern California Edison, the fire occurred on the non-radiological side of the plant, and […]

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San Carlos Mayor Resigns

April 18, 2012 | 6:14 pm

San Carlos Mayor Resigns

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Source: Smdailyjournal Citing family and personal reasons, San Carlos Mayor Andy Klein announced he is resigning his seat on the City Council immediately. In his letter to city officials, Klein said he is suffering major setbacks in his personal life including the dissolution of his marriage. Read more at: www.smdailyjournal.com

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California Parks Department Increases Annual Pass Fees

April 12, 2012 | 2:33 pm

California Parks Department Increases Annual Pass Fees

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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 […]

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Audio/Transcript of Wednesday’s Supreme Court Hearings on Health Care Law

March 28, 2012 | 11:05 am

Audio/Transcript of Wednesday’s Supreme Court Hearings on Health Care Law

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KQED’s State of Health blog continues their coverage of the Supreme Court hearings on health law. Source: Kqed Audio of Wednesday’s Supreme Court Hearings on the Fate of the Health Law If the Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional, Can the Rest of the ACA Go Forward? On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments about the constitutionality […]

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