Why would we spend much time worrying about whether dogs are allowed to run off-leash in a national park on the far western coast of the U.S.? The story is a lesson in how government works, or doesn’t, depending on…
Pianist Yuja Wang has evolved from prodigy to international superstar, with some help from one of her mentors, music director of the San Francisco Symphony Michael Tilson Thomas. In collaboration with KQED, Jeffrey Brown talks with the 28-year-old Chinese virtuoso…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.
By Joel Wanek and Kristin Farr, KQED
Ask Bay Area native Jenny Odell to describe her artistic practice and she just might tell you her work is more akin to a scientist or archivist. Typically it involves scouring the internet for images on Google Maps, YouTube, Yelp…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Truvada can be used for what is called "PrEP," short for "pre-exposure prophylaxis," the controversial practice of using antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection.
By PBS NewsHour
An ambitious new plan in San Francisco aims to completely end the transmission of HIV, which infects about 50,000 people every year nationwide. In a city where huge strides have already been made in battling the epidemic, public health officials,…
By Cynthia Stone, KQED
Charya Burt trained as a classical Cambodian dancer, Now, she's passing on her art and drawing on a painful family history under the Khmer Rouge to push her dance in new directions.
Billboards with language aimed at the tech industry are plentiful along a 49-mile stretch of freeway between San Francisco and San Jose. KQED San Francisco's Scott Shafer reports.
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