A long time coming and long overdue, 'Soul of A Nation, Black Power 1963-1983' at SF's DeYoung Museum spans some of the most turbulent times in U.S. history. The exhibit shines light on works by Black artists who have been marginalized and, for the most part, excluded from the canon of art history.
BR Explores 'Soul Of A Nation - Art In The Age Of Black Power' At The DeYoungA long time coming and long overdue, 'Soul of A Nation, Black Power 1963-1983' at SF's DeYoung Museum spans some of the most turbulent times in U.S. history. The exhibit shines light on works by Black artists who have been marginalized and, for the most part, excluded from the canon of art history.
A Tale Of Two Cities: The Oakland Saint Denis Cooperation ProjectWhen we talk about Oakland, California, it’s often all about what’s wrong with the city. As Jan Mabry reports, the Oakland-Saint Denis Cooperation is shining a new light on the city, because Oaktown gets a lot of things right.
Secret Service Agent Clint Hill Talks About Tragic Kennedy AssassinationWith the anniversary of the Kennedy assassination fresh on our minds, Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego got a chance to talk to the secret service agent who was actually with the president and the First Lady on that tragic day.
Marin County School Launches First Bilingual Program Of Its KindA Marin County school has taken an unconventional approach to bilingual education with remarkable results. John Ramos reports on a program that teaches all students Spanish and English.
MADD Teams Up With Velodyne Lidar To Raise Safety AwarenessMothers Against Drunk Drivers, or MADD, has teamed up with Velodyne Lidar to raise awareness about self-driving technology and keeping our roads safe. Natasha Thomas, MADD's N. California Executive Director and Sally Frykman, Velodyne's VP of Communications talk to Bay Area Focus about their upcoming events.
'Ladies In Red' Planning A Civil Rights Tour'Ladies in Red' Brenda Knight and Dora Smith talk to BR host Christin Ayers about the group's upcoming Civil Rights Tour and shares memories of past trips and events.
Dating Advice From Professional Matchmaker Mandy Watson From 'It's Just Lunch'Professional matchmaker Mandy Watson from 'It's Just Lunch' talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about dating in the era of 'textual chemistry.'
KPIX 5 Security Expert: Violence Prevention 'Nearly Impossible' With Gunman Driven By HateEven with a security check at the entrance to the Gilroy Garlic Festival, a gunman was able to cut his way through a fence and get inside with a high-powered rifle.
Bay Area: 50 Years AgoThe moon landing wasn't the only history being made in the summer of 1969. Allen Martin has a look back at the Bay Area, 50 years ago.
Filmmaker Adam Dubin Explores Bay Area Trash Metal Scene In 'Murder In The Front Row'Filmmaker Adam Dubin talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his new documentary, 'Murder in the Front Row' premiering at the SF DocFest.
Visitors Remember Fallen Soldiers This Memorial Day At Alameda County CemeteryAlameda Co. Cemetary was established in 1868, and has hosting celebrations since 1903. Don Ford tells us it's the oldest continuous observance of Memorial Day, west of the Mississippi.
Carnaval San Francisco Promises To Be A Fantastic Family AffairCarnaval San Francisco is not just a cultural extravaganza, it's also a fantastic family event. Joe Vazquez tell us some participants span generations, and that even includes his own children.
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Oskar TourKatie Bartholemew, the Director of Education for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley talks Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the Oskar Tour, a unique way to help kids stand up to bullying and stress, using humor and drama.
Steve McQueen Talks About The So-Called 'British Invasion' In Black CinemaDirector Steve McQueen was honored in San Francisco at SFFILM. BR producer Jan Mabry caught up with him on the red carpet and asked him about the so-called British invasion.
Spike Lee's Talks About His Latest Joint 'BlacKkKlansman'Film director Spike Lee was in San Francisco for a special showing of his newest film, BlacKkKlansman at SFFILM. BR's Christin Ayers caught up with him on the red carpet.
1.6 Billion Dollar Jackpot Sends Bay Area Lottery Fever Into A FrenzyLottery fever is sweeping the Bay Area with a staggering $1.6 billion jackpot in next week's Mega Millions draw. Devin Fehely talks to folks and vendors hoping to win big.
Asahara Ekundayo Gallery Opens In OaklandBR's Christin Ayers gets a sneak peek inside the new Ashara Ekundayo Gallery, a new art space in Oakland dedicated to the creativity of Black women.
Celebrate Tashlique With Reboot At SF's Ocean BeachDavid Katznelson, executive director of Reboot talks to BAF's Michelle Griego about a new take on Tashlique, the Jewish New Year tradition of casting out the old.
2nd Annual UNICEF Gala Gets Underway In San FranciscoUNICEF's Emily Brouwer talks to BAF host Michelle Griego about the second annual UNICEF Gala happening at The Four Seasons, San Francisco. Funds raised at the event will support UNICEF’s work to save and improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.
KPIX Kicks Off National Hispanic Heritage Month CelebrationSend your Hispanic heritage story ideas to KPIX assignment desk e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle Weds Prince HarryThe dress, the guests, the vows, even the cake -- Terry Okita tells us all about the royal wedding when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot.
Dr. Fred Luskin Talks About The Power Of ForgivenessDr. Fred Luskin is director of the Stanford Forgiveness Project. He tells Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego how he is helping people discover the power of healing though forgiveness and sound.
100 Black Women Hosts Madame CJ Walker Awards Luncheon100 Black Women Oakland chapter president Aisha Brown and event co-chair Robyn Cameron talk to Bay Area Focus about the upcoming Madame CJ Walker Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon.
Alliance For Girls Helps Bay Area Girls Realize Their Full PotentialFounding member Emma Mayerson and student member Gaby Battle talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Alliance for Girls and how they have been working to help thousands of girls in the Bay Area realize their full potential.