Kevin L. Jones, KQED Public Media

Kevin L. Jones

KQED Public Media

Berkeley, CA, United States

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Past articles by Kevin:

Oakland DOT's New Mural Program is Street Art—Literally

Oakland's Department of Transportation is helping local neighborhoods turn streets into communal works of art. → Read More

Homeless Cleared from Oakland's Mosswood Park Ahead of Burger Boogaloo [UPDATED]

The festival came under criticism after Oakland Police cleared an estimated 20 homeless people living in tents this week. → Read More

San Rafael's Telltale Games Working on 'Stranger Things' Video Game

Telltale Games revealed few details about the game, teasing more details to come in the fall. → Read More

SF Bay Times, City's First Newspaper Produced Jointly by Gay Men and Women, Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The first paper in San Francisco to have both gay men and lesbians on its staff, the San Francisco Bay Times continues to be a leading LGBTQ voice. → Read More

Rock Papers Scissors Taking Applications for Ara Jo Memorial Fund

The new fund will provide grants of up to $500 to East Bay art projects. → Read More

San Francisco to Unveil Public Art Celebrating Relationship with Israeli City

Officials from both cities will be on hand at the unveiling of the artwork. → Read More

NOFX's Fat Mike Under Fire for Tasteless Joke About Las Vegas Massacre

NOFX's Fat Mike was widely criticized after he made an offensive comment about the Las Vegas massacre while playing there Sunday. → Read More

San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on City's Arts-Related Issues

Watch video interviews with Angela Alioto, London Breed, Jane Kim and Mark Leno on arts funding, housing, education and more. → Read More

Our 5 Favorite Places to Swim in the Bay Area

All signs point to a sweltering hot summer this year—here are a few swimming holes and pools for when the heat becomes unbearable. → Read More

Kelly Johnson, Former Berkeley Symphony Director, Chooses to End Life

The longtime performer, symphony conductor and artist passed on through the state's end-of-life program. → Read More

Kamaiyah Arrested at Airport Over Refusal to Remove Head Cover

The 26-year-old rapper was taken into custody after reportedly using "vulgar language" with authorities who ordered her to remove her hair wrap. → Read More

NEA Awards $1.7 Million in Grants to Bay Area Organizations

Among the recipients are Youth Speaks and Filipino-American Development Foundation. Not on the list? The SF Mime Troupe. → Read More

Boots Riley to Receive Sundance Vanguard Award

The award for his directorial debut puts him in company with directors Dee Rees and Nate Parker. → Read More

Christiane Amanpour Now Permanent Replacement for Charlie Rose

The CNN correspondent begins a new hour-long global affairs show for PBS in July. → Read More

SF-Based Hip-Hop Distributor Empire Inks Deal with Universal Music

The multi-year deal has the San Francisco company providing 'strategic distribution services to [Universal's] labels and artists.' → Read More

North Bay Arts Orgs Receive $1.2 Million from Hewlett Foundation

The Hewlett Foundation will provide grants to eight non-profits still recovering from last year's wildfires. → Read More

Censored Artists Bristle After Facebook Enforcement Guidelines Released

Although Facebook announced detailed guidelines on offensive content, some artists say, "too little, too late." → Read More

Steph Curry Inks Development Deal with Sony Entertainment

The 30-year-old point guard for the Golden State Warriors recently started a media company called Unanimous Media. → Read More

Eleven Bay Area Artists and Scholars Receive 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships

Since its beginning in 1925, the Guggenheim Foundation has spent $360 million paying for a wide variety of artistic and academic projects. → Read More

Local Authors Win $50,000 Whiting Award for Emerging Writers

Bay Area writers Brontez Purnell and Esmé Weijun Wang both won the prestigious Whiting Award for Emerging Authors. → Read More