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Stephanie Martin Taylor

Stephanie has been a radio news anchor and reporter at KQED since 2005.  She often marvels at the remarkable places her career has taken her -- from Maya Angelou's art-filled living room, to the dark basement copy room of the West Wing, to the windswept Iraqi desert.  Since early childhood, she has loved travel and exploration.  So far, she's been to 46 states and about 40 countries.  She lives in San Francisco with her husband, David.

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‘Tiny House Movement’ Takes Hold in Sonoma County

September 16, 2014 | 11:19 am

‘Tiny House Movement’ Takes Hold in Sonoma County

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Many in the pricey Bay Area are opting for a simpler lifestyle in a tiny house.

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Campos Wants San Francisco to Regulate Tenant Buyouts by Landlords

July 30, 2014 | 8:00 am

Campos Wants San Francisco to Regulate Tenant Buyouts by Landlords

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Proposed ordinance would reveal true scope of renters’ displacement by tracking payments to tenants.

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World Cup Revelers Celebrate With Tasty Traditions

June 20, 2014 | 1:22 pm

World Cup Revelers Celebrate With Tasty Traditions

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For many, watching the tournament is enhanced by embracing the food traditions of their homelands.

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Wax Version of Mark Zuckerberg Debuts This Summer

April 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Wax Version of Mark Zuckerberg Debuts This Summer

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After years of interview requests, KQED’s Stephanie Martin comes face to face with the CEO of Facebook.

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San Francisco’s Housing Boom Repeats an Old Story

April 15, 2014 | 6:30 am

San Francisco’s Housing Boom Repeats an Old Story

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Commercial office construction, rabid development and dot-com entrepreneurs have shaped decades of change.

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San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

March 5, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

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Less expensive cities are offering incentives so they can cultivate their own cultural brands.

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Sacramento Exhibit Celebrates Contributions of Catholic Sisters and Nuns

March 13, 2012 | 2:36 pm

Sacramento Exhibit Celebrates Contributions of Catholic Sisters and Nuns

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They’ve run schools, orphanages and hospitals since the nation’s earliest days. They’ve participated in civil rights marches and dialogued with government leaders both at home and abroad. Yet, the story of America’s Roman Catholic nuns and sisters remains largely untold. Now a first-of-its kind exhibit at the California Museum in Sacramento aims to change that. […]

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Walnut Creek Residents and Sufi Congregation Clash Over New Sanctuary

February 23, 2012 | 11:58 am

Walnut Creek Residents and Sufi Congregation Clash Over New Sanctuary

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Next Wednesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will hold another day of public hearings over a controversially large construction project planned near Walnut Creek. Sufism Reoriented, a congregation of about 350 members, is seeking to build a 66,000-square-foot sanctuary in the Saranap area, a quiet residential community just outside Walnut Creek City limits. […]

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February 2, 2012 | 5:05 pm

Historic Gold Nugget Collection Stolen in Yreka

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There’s gold in them thar courthouse. Or, rather, there was — until thieves broke in and stole the majority of the historic collection from its display case. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office says thieves entered the county courthouse in Yreka early Wednesday and broke into a case displaying nuggets from a variety of the county’s […]

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