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Bay Area Bountiful

Naheed Hasnat Senzai is a successful Bay Area author of Middle Grade and Young Adult fiction. She specializes in writing stories that feature diverse characters with lives rooted in rich cultural heritages. Many confront challenges that newcomers to the U.S. often face. She believes, "You introduce...
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Connect The Bay: Coming Out
BAYMEC Community Foundation Executive Director Ken Yeager tours his recent exhibition "Coming Out: 50 Years of Queer Resistance and Resilience in Silicon Valley." Included are mementos and artifacts from decades of activism and celebration of the suburban LGBTQ+ community in the South Bay. An offsho...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Hazy Daze - Bay Area Air Quality
More wildfires and higher temperatures combine to produce more days with poor air quality throughout our region. Bay Area Bountiful visits the Bay area Air Quality Management District to learn about the unique Bay geography and weather patterns that affect clear skies, and the district’s ongoing eff...
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Wine Harvest and Fire Season Means Bad Air for Agricultural Workers
Late summer is grape harvest season in Sonoma County, an extremely important time for Sonoma County’s billion dollar wine industry. Unfortunately, now, because of climate change, harvest coincides with California’s annual fire season. That puts harvest workers, like Anabel Garcia, on the front lines...
Neighbors who live near San Jose's Reid-Hillview Airport have been living with noise and air pollution for many years. Now a new study commissioned by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has found definitive proof that lead from the leaded fuel exhaust of small aircraft constantly flying ove...
Executive Director Eddie Ahn of Brightline Defense is a passionate advocate for the underserved of San Francisco. We climb up to the roof with he and his team as they install an air quality sensor near a busy City freeway interchange so that it can start monitoring pollution there. Data collected by...

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