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Michael Krasny Answers Questions About His 20 Years as Forum Host

February 15, 2013 | 10:40 am

Michael Krasny Answers Questions About His 20 Years as Forum Host

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Michael Krasny hosted KQED’s call-in public affairs program Forum for the first time on Feb. 15, 1993 – 20 years ago today. During that first show, he promised to continue the program’s commitment to in-depth news and political programming while opening up “new vistas in the arts…and the life of the mind.” Over the past […]

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Best of Forum 2012: Michael Krasny and Staff Pick Favorite Shows

December 26, 2012 | 10:42 am

Best of Forum 2012: Michael Krasny and Staff Pick Favorite Shows

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On the Forum radio show, we’re constantly analyzing our performance. After each day’s show we gather and discuss what worked, what didn’t, and what listener feedback we received. As an end-of-the-year exercise, we decided to take some time to look back in a less critical way, recalling shows that we’re especially proud of or left […]

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4 Reasons to be Thankful for the Bay Area

November 21, 2012 | 11:43 am

4 Reasons to be Thankful for the Bay Area

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I love living in Stockton, but I’m still jealous of the Bay Area. On most weekdays I commute two-and-a-half hours each way from Stockton to my job in San Francisco. I obviously really appreciate my Central Valley hometown — it’s cheap, there is more to do than you might think, and in general the people […]

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February 8, 2012 | 6:40 am

Breakfast Blend: Preschool California Protests Budget Ax Hit to Transitional Kindergarten

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Parents, teachers protest plan to scrap transitional kindergarten (Los Angeles Times) Will L.A. Unified’s response to abuse allegations pass muster? (Los Angeles Times) TRIBES: Governor appoints tribal adviser […]

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July 29, 2011 | 6:21 am

Rachael’s Breakfast Blend: Current TV Can’t Keep Execs; HS Rail Panel Predicts Fewer Passengers

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Current TV CEO Mark Rosenthal steps down (Los Angeles Times) House bill targets helicopter noise in L.A. County (Los Angeles Times) Report casts doubt on forecasts for California […]

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June 30, 2011 | 6:38 am

Rachael’s Breakfast Blend: Lost Coast Tops Beer Festival; Why Diamond Valley Lake is Quagga-Free

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. ‘Supreme commander’ of bogus Army unit sentenced to 3 years in prison (Los Angeles Times) Capitol Journal: Proposition 25 proves its worth (Los Angeles Times) INMATE SHIFT: County […]

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May 16, 2011 | 6:57 am

Rachael’s Breakfast Blend: Scandals x10 at SDPD; The Drudge Report’s Enduring Irresistibleness

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Burbank officials consider anti-nepotism policy (Los Angeles Times) In San Diego, not your typical police scandal (Los Angeles Times) How The Drudge Report Got Popular and Stayed on […]

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