Sasha Khokha, KQED Public Media

Sasha Khokha

KQED Public Media

Fresno, CA, United States

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Past articles by Sasha:

Remembering The Rainbow Sign: The Short But Powerful Reign of Berkeley's 1970s Black Cultural Center

In its six short years of existence, the center hosted the likes of Nina Simone, James Baldwin, Maya Angelou and Shirley Chisholm — and profoundly affected a young girl from Berkeley named Kamala Harris. → Read More

Fern Canyon: Humboldt's Soaring Emerald Palace

Fern Canyon, in Prairie Redwoods State Park, is an emerald gem of prehistoric ferns in Humboldt County. → Read More

California's Only 'Top Chef' Contestant Taps His Afro-Latino Roots

Chef Nelson German's newest Oakland restaurant opened just 9 days before shelter-in-place. But it survived. → Read More

Women Janitors Win More Protections From Rape on the Night Shift

Three Fresno janitors have won a settlement against the nation's largest cleaning company. → Read More

How Rocky Road Ice Cream Got Its Start in Oakland

Rocky Road was America’s first blockbuster ice cream flavor after chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. → Read More

As Students Struggle With Anxiety, a California School Tries to Help

Some schools are teaching kids how to deal with the physical and mental impacts of anxiety. → Read More

An Apple Pancake as Big as a Pie? At This '50s L.A. Diner, It’s True

An unassuming diner near LAX has been serving up a one-of-a-kind pancake since 1959. → Read More

San Francisco's Typewriter Poet Brings Art Back to Analog

Silvi Alcivar sets up a table with a manual typerwriter and creates one-of-a-kind poems for customers. → Read More

'There's So Much Here That's Still Alive': Young Filmmakers Document a Dying Salton Sea

“We really wanted to highlight the strength of our community, the beauty of our community.” → Read More

This Is the Coachella Most Californians Don't See

For many Californians, their only reference point for the Coachella Valley is the annual music festival which kicks off this week. But there are other sides to Coachella — the ones locals see. → Read More

At 93, This California DJ Is Still Connecting Loved Ones on the Air

Art Laboe has been on the air since 1943 and claims to have invented the on-air dedication. He also coined the term ‘oldies but goodies’ and was one of the first DJs on the West Coast to play rock 'n' roll. → Read More

What Song Helped Mend Your Broken Heart?

Whether your last breakup was mutual or not, drawn out or sudden, happened 20 years ago or yesterday, we want to know about your breakup song. → Read More

A Lighthouse So Beautiful, Ghosts Come Back to Haunt It

Point Sur Lighthouse in Monterey County is one of the state's oldest and most remote lighthouses. And it's said to be haunted by its former residents. → Read More

The San Francisco Origins of Green Goddess Dressing

California's iconic Green Goddess Dressing may be herbal and delicious — but its name has a not-so-savory history. → Read More

What Was Your Family's California Dream?

The California Report Magazine is asking Californians to write a letter to the first person in their family who came to California. → Read More

Letter to My California Dreamer: From Japan to California, via Mexico

Sonia Prasad Quesada has lots of immigrant roots in her family. Her dad is from India, her mom is Japanese-American, and she's married to a Filipino-American. She shared a letter to her Japanese grandfather. → Read More

Golden State Plate: The Unsavory History of Green Goddess Dressing

California's iconic Green Goddess Dressing may be herbal and delicious — but its name has a not-so-savory history. → Read More

100 Janitors March 100 Miles to Stop Rape on the Night Shift

The janitors are marching from the Golden Gate Bridge to Sacramento to back a California bill they say will add teeth to sexual harassment training. → Read More

Leaving a Legacy: Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Filipino-American Champion and Historian

From the streets of Little Manila in Stockton to the halls of academia, Mobalan made sure Filipino-American voices were heard and honored. → Read More

At 97, He Still Grapples With the Pain of Being Separated From His Mother

Ben Stern survived nine concentration camps during the Holocaust, and says the pain of migrant children separated from their parents resonates with him. → Read More