NorCal Public Media examines the challenges of those living on the margins of the affordable housing crisis in this live television and online streaming special event.
Connect the Bay: Needle Felting Stephanie Metz
Non-traditional sculptor Stephanie Metz has her studio at San Jose's Alameda Artworks collective, and fills it with her fantastic, fun, and sometimes downright weird creations. Working primarily in wool and industrial felt, she states "My artwork grows out of a sense of curiosity, play, and the desi...
Come take a tour of San Francisco’s Chinatown. Celebrity chef Martin Yan gives us a short history lesson of the 24 blocks that make up the most densely populated neighborhood west of Manhattan.
Bay Area Bountiful: Finding Home
On this episode of Bay Area Bountiful, we turn our lens to the region’s housing crisis. We’ll learn about unique solutions that are providing shelter to those most in need — from a controversial RV parking program in Sebastopol, to a home-sharing model being used in the North and South Bay. We’ll he...
At the intersection of two busy downtown Santa Rosa streets, Luther Burbank Home and Gardens is a park containing the former home, greenhouse, and gardens of the noted American horticulturist. Garden Curator Rachel Spaeth wrangles dedicated student and community volunteers to keep this historic land...
Connect the Bay: Cuong Ta Ceramics
Since 1998 Cuong Ta has been following his passion for ceramic art. A math teacher by trade, after taking a pottery class he discovered a true calling: making beautiful objects out of clay. We visit his amazing Emeryville studio and find out about some of his fascinating process. For more informatio...

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