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A Wobegon Exile Contemplates 40 Years of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’

July 4, 2014 | 9:00 am

A Wobegon Exile Contemplates 40 Years of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’

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First-person account by KQED producer recalls early days of the show and how it changed and evolved.

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News Pix: Lincecum No-Hitter, World Cup Fever and Public Art on Market Street

June 27, 2014 | 9:50 am

News Pix: Lincecum No-Hitter, World Cup Fever and Public Art on Market Street

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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A Visual Celebration in San Francisco’s Changing Mid-Market Neighborhood

June 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

A Visual Celebration in San Francisco’s Changing Mid-Market Neighborhood

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New installation highlights the past and looks to the future of a rapidly evolving part of the city.

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George Lucas Chooses Chicago for New Art Museum

June 24, 2014 | 4:43 pm

George Lucas Chooses Chicago for New Art Museum

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Months after the Presidio Trust rejected museum proposal, filmmaker chooses site in wife’s hometown.

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Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters — a Celebration of Going Further

June 18, 2014 | 8:55 am

Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters — a Celebration of Going Further

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Fifty years ago, author and pals set out on a trip from La Honda that became a counterculture legend.

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News Pix: Resident Physicians Picket, Saline Shortage and San Jose Rep Closes

June 14, 2014 | 9:00 am

News Pix: Resident Physicians Picket, Saline Shortage and San Jose Rep Closes

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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Reliving the Glory Days of the Bay Bridge Through Hollywood Movies

June 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Reliving the Glory Days of the Bay Bridge Through Hollywood Movies

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With glaring anachronistic errors, relive the 75-year history of the Bay Bridge in technicolor (and B&W).

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California Visual Effects Industry Struggles in Face of Foreign Subsidies

June 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm

California Visual Effects Industry Struggles in Face of Foreign Subsidies

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Sony Imageworks is just the latest to leave L.A., taking roughly 300 jobs to its new home in Vancouver.

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San Jose Skate Closes Saturday, Leaving Decades of Memories Behind

May 30, 2014 | 7:30 am

San Jose Skate Closes Saturday, Leaving Decades of Memories Behind

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Roller-skating enthusiasts are losing their venue, which is to be redeveloped into a retail space.

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San Francisco Mayor Lee Offers George Lucas a Waterfront Museum Site

May 29, 2014 | 5:14 pm

San Francisco Mayor Lee Offers George Lucas a Waterfront Museum Site

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On the Embarcadero, the site is situated between the Bay Bridge and the Giants baseball stadium.

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