Rachael Myrow, KQED Public Media

Rachael Myrow

KQED Public Media

La Honda, CA, United States

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Past articles by Rachael:

The Building That Looks Like A Boat Off The Coast of Palo Alto

You may have noticed this unique building out at the Palo Alto Baylands. It's got an interesting history. → Read More

Purissima: The Ghost Town Hidden Near Half Moon Bay

All that's left of the ghostly town of Purissima in San Mateo County is a 5-acre cemetery by the side of Verde Road near Highway 1. → Read More

How Shuei-Do Manju Shop in San José Inspires a Cult Following With Its Soft, Pillowy Mochi

Shuei-Do (the name means "gathering place") is one of a handful of Japanese mochi makers left in the San Francisco Bay Area. → Read More

Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Covid Relief and Racial Justice

As the House of Representatives prepares to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief package, we talk with Oakland Congresswoman Barbara Lee about the stimulus bill and what it could mean for the Bay Area. → Read More

The Architect Who Built the Flintstone House Explains Its Origin Story

Hear from the architect who designed the beloved — and bemoaned — Flintstone House. → Read More

Get Ready for Another Consumer Privacy Initiative in California

Data privacy advocates are greeting the prospect of another consumer privacy ballot measure with skepticism. → Read More

How to Invite a Goat to Your Next Zoom Meeting

An animal sanctuary raises awareness by offering virtual farm tours to Zoom meetings during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Tasty Treats Await in the Year of the Rat

Get yourself to a Vietnamese bakery this time of year to enjoy seasonal specialities made to celebrate the new year. → Read More

Oakland City Council Votes to Ban Facial Recognition Software

Oakland has become the third U.S. city, and the second in California, to move in the direction of banning facial recognition software. → Read More

The Not-So-Crystal Clean History of San Francisco's Drinking Water

As San Francisco's population exploded in the 1850s, speculators looked to cash in by delivering fresh drinking water to the new boomtown. → Read More

The Flying Aircraft Carrier That Once Called Moffett Field Home

If you've driven north on 101 through Mountain View, you really can't miss Moffett Field. Seeing the giant open airfield is one thing — but what really grabs the eye is the larger-than-life birdcage-looking structure known as Hangar One. This week on the show, we learn why the airfield was built, what majestic airship that was once house there, and what's going on at Moffett Field now. Bay… → Read More

While America Dithers, Europe Gets Busy Crafting Artificial Intelligence Regulations

The European Commission is launching a pilot project to test draft ethical rules for artificial intelligence. → Read More

Clash of the Tech Titans: Apple Roars Into Streaming Entertainment

Apple reveals the full extent of its Hollywood ambitions, after months of speculation. → Read More

Does Silicon Valley Need an Instagramable Icon?

There’s really no single visual that says 'Silicon Valley.' Or 'South Bay.' Is that a problem? Yes, to some. → Read More

Why Do These 4 Myths About Homelessness Persist?

Our gut instincts about homelessness are often wrong. Are you willing to check yourself? Do you want to know? → Read More

As National Spotlight Turns Away From Camp Fire, Public Radio Station Rallies for Its Community

With ongoing broadcasts of ’After Paradise,’ North State Public Radio provides Butte County locals with a place to talk about recovering from one of the worst disasters in California history. → Read More

With Help From Strangers on Airbnb, Paradise Family Lands on Its Feet

The Johnson family escaped the Camp Fire with little more than the clothes on their backs, but found support from relatives as well as an Airbnb host in Sacramento. → Read More

Michelin Proves Silicon Valley Likes to Eat Fine Food Just Like the Rest of the Bay Area

With greater demand from wealthy, sophisticated diners in Silicon Valley, more restaurants are meeting the standards of the Michelin Guide. → Read More

No Time to Rebuild: A Family Says Goodbye to Paradise After 58 Years

At 89 and 92 years old, Arlene and Ellis Harms don't have time to rebuild their home in the Butte County town where they have lived since 1960. Now they have to move on. → Read More

Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Could Soon Lose the Right to Work in the U.S.

Roughly 105,000 highly skilled Indian immigrants could soon be barred from working in the U.S. → Read More