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San Francisco, CA

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English


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Bread and Circus episode_0800220:Newcomers

2/21/2008
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There are many challenges when young newcomers come to America. Not only are children required to learn standard curriculum, but also English and sometimes the local neighborhood language.

Duration: 00:12:50


Bread and Circus episode_080116:Lennar's Environment

1/16/2008
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Lennar Corporation is the contractor for the Bayview Hunter's Point redevelopment project. Some parts of the land is toxic and polluted. We look into what is being done to clean it up.

Duration: 00:14:32


Bread and Circus episode_080108:Lennar

1/9/2008
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Former Military Bases are being turned into new housing and new communities. We explore Lennar, a major developer of these properties.

Duration: 00:14:06


Bread and Circus episode_071215:Holiday Shopping

12/16/2007
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Do you know if your purchases are eco and labor friendly? Do the retail stores know where their merchandise comes from? KALW's Steven Short travels to Union Square to find out.k

Duration: 00:09:53


Bread and Circus episode_071214:Measure Y

12/15/2007
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In 2004, Oakland passed Measure Y - a 10 year violence prevention and safety act. Is it working?

Duration: 00:12:46


Bread and Circus episode_071203:School Diversity

12/4/2007
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A recent Supreme Court Ruling states that schools can no longer pick and choose students solely by race. A school in Berkeley has successful integration using socio-economic criteria instead.

Duration: 00:09:55


Bread and Circus episode_071119: Juvenile Justice

11/19/2007
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California is joining a national trend which is reforming its Juvenile Justice System. Smaller, locally based treatment facilities are now preferred over the large, state run California Youth Authority.

Duration: 00:12:23


Bread and Circus episode_071010: Homeschooling

10/10/2007
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Many parents are giving up on public schools for their children's education. They find homeschooling to be a better alternative.

Duration: 00:11:50


Bread and Circus episode_071003: Berkeley Housing

10/5/2007
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Many have waited years for housing from the Berkeley Housing Authority, but the agency threw out all the records. Now, the applicants have start all over again.

Duration: 00:09:02


Bread and Circus episode_070926

9/27/2007
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The environmental movement is now bringing green jobs to struggling blue-collar towns.

Duration: 00:08:40