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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Radio story: Extreme biking–dangerous, dirty and tons of fun

This radio story aired on Crosscurrents for KALW public radio on April 7, 2010. Cutting your gas bill, your carbon footprint, or your waistline: these are some of the reasons to bike more. And in San Francisco, biking has increased by more than 50 percentĀ over the past three years, according to the San Francisco Municipal […]

Radio story: Youth artworks brings spirit to South Berkeley

This radio story aired on Crosscurrents for KALW public radio on May 19, 2010. Economic hardships are affecting communities throughout the Bay Area. Communities like the working class neighborhoods of South Berkeley. Many residents there have often struggled to make a living, but with the recession, 20 percent of the population is now living below […]

Radio story: Adult four-square

This radio story aired on Crosscurrents for KALW public radio on February 24, 2010. Recess isn’t just for kids anymore… If you’ve ever walked through the parking lot at Oakland’s Rockridge Bart late on a Thursday night, you may have seen a group of raucous twenty and thirty somethings yelling and drinking beer. They’re not […]

Attend a Bay Area Butchering Party

Published June 30, 2010 on The Wall Street Journal. The butchering of a whole goat was the at the center of a five-course San Francisco Bay Area meal aimed at educating eaters and connecting them with locally raised animals and produce.

Fixies, Manifests, and the Rad Massaker Alleycat

Cover story published May 12, 2010 in the East Bay Express
When, on a whim, I decided to enter last June’s Rad Massaker Alleycat bike race, I didn’t quite know what to expect – fun, intense competition, getting severely lost, being ticketed by the cops for running red lights?