Forum Launches New Series “Priced Out” Starting Tomorrow at 10am on KQED 88.5 FM

The ongoing series will cover issues related to the high cost of living in the Bay Area and includes content from all KQED News properties.

KQED News is proud to announce a new series “Priced Out” launching with Forum with Michael Krasny starting tomorrow, Thursday, October 31, at 10am on KQED Public Radio 88.5 FM. The ongoing series will cover issues related to the high cost of living in the Bay Area. For content from all KQED News properties, including Forum, The California Report, KQED NEWSROOM, News Fix and The Lowdown, please visit

The first Forum segment will discuss “Coping with the Bay Area’s Soaring Housing Costs.” The discussion will focus on at what’s driving the market, what it means for the region and what to expect in the short and long term. Confirmed guests include Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle reporter, and Jed Kolko, chief economist for online real estate market Trulia. Listeners will be able to join the conversation by calling in at 866.SF.FORUM (866.733.6786), by emailing or via Forum’s popular social media channels (Facebook and Twitter). Forum airs 9am-11am every weekday on KQED Public Radio 88.5 FM. For more information on Forum and to listen live, please visit

Two other Forum segments are confirmed with many more in the works: “In San Francisco, Growing Concern over Evictions” on Friday, November 8, and “What is Gentrification?” on Monday, November 11.

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While other news organizations have shrunk, KQED has expanded its efforts to cover the issues and events that are important to the Bay Area. As the most trusted source of news in the Bay Area, KQED News is now a multiplatform operation with offices and bureaus in San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Fresno and Los Angeles. KQED News offerings on television, radio and online include KQED NEWSROOM, current affairs specials produced in collaboration with The Center for Investigative Reporting, The California Report, Forum with Michael Krasny, 18 news broadcasts on KQED Public Radio, daily and the popular blogs News Fix, State of Health, Mindshift and The Lowdown. Stories from all KQED news programs are featured online at