Holly was born and raised in Oakland and she graduated from San Francisco State. Holly secretly wants to be a Celebrity Chef, but instead has tried three times, unsuccessfully, to make homemade granola. Holly loves sushi, pasta, and Hawaiian Shave Ice (complete with azuki beans and vanilla ice cream). She loves watching the Food Network and is always looking for a good restaurant recommendation. “Someday before I die, I want to eat at French Laundry.”
After studying French for 12 years, Holly is now trying to learn Italian and she is taking a “latent” interest in Renaissance Art. While it’s been years since she was last on a dive boat, she enjoys scuba diving tropical waters in Fiji, Honduras, Great Barrier Reef, St. Martin and Hawaii. ” I would love to someday dive a World War II wreck in the South Pacific.”
“I recently finished my first 5K run in Golden Gate Park but I kept a Muni token in my pocket just in case I needed a ride to the finish line. I’m trying to cultivate my running as a way to balance out my food interests and so far its not working.”
Holly got her start in broadcasting by interviewing high school friends for a radio news magazine called Youth News. In 1984. as a teen reporter, she covered the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco and was awestruck to see all the network news big-shots in the hallways.
“I got Ed Bradley, Bill Moyers and Walter Cronkite’s autographs on the same page. Twenty years later at the Democratic Convention in Boston I still got butterflies when CBS News’ Bob Schieffer strolled by.”
“It is my privilege to experience first hand the key moments in Bay Area history like San Francisco’s Gay Marriage and bring those human stories to our listeners. Whether it’s standing in the driving rain so commuters know what’s flooded and what’s not or investigating disproportionate cancer rates in Marin County, these are the stories of our communities and ultimately the stories of our lives.”
Amid the excitement caused by Twitter’s highly anticipated IPO on Thursday morning, protesters—attempting to ruffle the feathers of the social media company—marched outside its headquarters in San Francisco decrying the city’s tax breaks for high-tech companies.
Ellis Act evictions in San Francisco have increased 170 percent over the last three years, according to a report made by the city.
Despite a campaign by San Francisco Police to crack down on speeding drivers and those who fail to yield or other behavioral problems, pedestrians-vehicle collisions in San Francisco are at a 12-year high, according to police data.
More labor unrest: The largest union at the University of California kicked off a three-day labor-strike vote on Monday with pension and workers’ rights being the main issues.
Bay Area residents took stock Monday morning of the damage from high winds that blew through the region Sunday night, knocking over trees and causing power outages.
Former San Francisco Giants President Peter Magowan hosted a sold out private fundraiser for the Republican Party in the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood Monday night.
1 in 4 people are depressed, according to medical experts, but not all of them know. Alta Bates Medical Center held free screenings in the East Bay for National Depression Screening Day.
Not satisfied with reassurances from Pacific Gas and Electric, San Carlos has hired its own lawyers and technical experts to do an independent assessment of the natural gas pipeline state regulators ordered shut down this week.
With less than three days until the cooling-off period expires, BART management and union leaders continued negotiations Tuesday. Meanwhile, transit agencies are firming up contingency plans if a second strike is called.
San Francisco police were trying to get in touch with the registered owner of a car that was found engulfed in flames next to the Twin Peaks Reservoir early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.