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Greetings from Alcatraz Ave: Meet Margaret Norman and Geoff Holton

Greetings from Alcatraz Ave: Meet Margaret Norman and Geoff Holton

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once called a “corridor of violence,” Alcatraz Ave. is now home to a cupcake shop, yoga studios, and a farmers’ market. We caught up with neighbors to talk about their lives, the recent change and how we might endeavor to “do it better.”

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Greetings from Alcatraz Ave: Meet Juan Hall

Greetings from Alcatraz Ave: Meet Juan Hall

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once called a “corridor of violence,” Alcatraz Ave. is now home to a cupcake shop, yoga studios, and a farmers’ market. We caught up with neighbors to talk about their lives, the recent change and how we might endeavor to “do it better.”

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Greetings from Alcatraz Ave: Meet Father Aidan McAleenan

Greetings from Alcatraz Ave: Meet Father Aidan McAleenan

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Once called a “corridor of violence,” Alcatraz Ave. is now home to a cupcake shop, yoga studios, and a farmers’ market. We caught up with neighbors to talk about their lives, the recent change and how we might endeavor to “do it better.”

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Greetings From Alcatraz Ave: Meet Bruce Lazarus

Greetings From Alcatraz Ave: Meet Bruce Lazarus

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once called a “corridor of violence,” Alcatraz Ave. is now home to a cupcake shop, yoga studios, and a farmers’ market. We caught up with neighbors to talk about their lives, the recent change and how we might endeavor to “do it better.”

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Greetings From Alcatraz Ave: Meet Payam Imani and Chris Meyers of Alchemy Collective Café

Greetings From Alcatraz Ave: Meet Payam Imani and Chris Meyers of Alchemy Collective Café

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Once called a “corridor of violence,” Alcatraz Ave. is now home to a cupcake shop, yoga studios, and a farmers’ market. We caught up with neighbors to talk about their lives, the recent change and how we might endeavor to “do it better.”

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Greetings From Alcatraz Ave: Meet Reverend Betty Jean Gray

Greetings From Alcatraz Ave: Meet Reverend Betty Jean Gray

| June 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

Alcatraz Ave. was once called a “corridor of violence” and now is home to a cupcake shop, yoga studios, and a farmers’ market. We caught up with neighbors from 10 blocks to talk about their lives, the recent change and how we might endeavor to “do it better.”

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Mike Tyson on Working with Spike Lee and Beating His Fiercest Opponent, Self Hate

Mike Tyson on Working with Spike Lee and Beating His Fiercest Opponent, Self Hate

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

KQED Pop spoke to Iron Mike about his involvement in Fox Sports’ Being series, bringing Undisputed Truth to Oakland’s Fox Theater and his new fame with younger generations.

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Chris Kluwe Talks the Bay Area, Video Games and the Future of Openly Gay Athletes

Chris Kluwe Talks the Bay Area, Video Games and the Future of Openly Gay Athletes

| July 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

NFL punter Chris Kluwe on his activism, World of Warcraft and his hopes for his new team.

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How To Survive BARTocalypse

How To Survive BARTocalypse

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here at KQED Pop we believe in making lemons into lemonade. What follows are five ways to endure BARTocalypse 2013: October Edition with a smile on your face.

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Cambodian-American Singer Fuses Khmer Classics with Oakland Beats

Cambodian-American Singer Fuses Khmer Classics with Oakland Beats

| May 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

After the Khmer Rouge took control of Cambodia in 1975, many fled the country to avoid execution, but they still hold onto rock songs as memories of better times. Like Oakland singer Bochan Huy.

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