KQED's Perspectives

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Erasing Memories

When Larry Murphy runs across the name of a deceased friend or loved one in an address book, he's no more inclined to delete than to erase their memory.

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Can The Tech Boom Help SF Arts?

The San Francisco tech boom has stressed the health of its arts scene, but Adam Shalleck hopes tech can be part of the solution.

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Keeping up my Mien Heritage

Kasey Saeturn struggles to maintain the language and tradition of her Lao immigrant family while pursuing her American Dream.

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I Make the Call

It isn't easy for a 14-year-old junior soccer ref to upset competitive parents with a tough call, but Austin Patel has learned to trust himself.

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Cable Car Commute

San Francisco's iconic cable cars aren't just for tourists. They also serve commuters like Joe Epstein.

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Thinking Like a Kid

He's a father and a successful professional, but Evan Sagerman still thinks like a kid and that's a wonderful thing.

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Lupines

Michael Ellis considers one of the most common and beautiful flowers on California hillsides: lupines.

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Lost Weekends

Richard Swerdlow thinks there are better things to do with his precious weekends than chores and errands.

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Racism Today

An incident in a San Francisco restaurant prompts Harris Bostic to consider the nature of racism today and how to respond to it.

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The Power of a Smile

Les Bloch isn't a smiley face kind of guy. So he decided to give it a try. My, how things changed.

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