Bay Curious is a podcast about the unexplored San Francisco Bay Area. Each week we take a deep dive into the mysteries that make this area quirky, delightful and, at times, dysfunctional. Itâs a show about questions â and the adventures you stumble upon when you go looking for answers. Now hereâs the twist: You ask the questions. You decide what we work on. You help us find the answer. Join host Olivia Allen-Price to explore the Bay one bite-sized episode at a time. The show is produced at KQED in San Francisco. Learn more at BayCurious.org.
Yabba Dabba Donât? A Trip Inside the (Now) Controversial Flintstone House
If you've ever driven northbound on Interstate 280 through Hillsborough, you've surely seen The Flintstone House from the highway. A cluster of orange and purple tubular domes, the home is reminiscent of theÂ1960s Hanna-Barbera cartoon. The house has always had it's fans and detractors, but recent renovations have sparked controversy, and prompted the city of Hillsborough to sue the homeowner andÂdeclare the home a "public nuisance." The renovations include the addition of several large sculptures in the back yard: three 15-foot dinosaurs, a giraffe and a mammoth. There's also the more benign infrastructure improvements, like a retaining wall, steps and a parking strip. In this episode of Bay Curious, we revisit our 2017 story that includes a tour of the home (web version: What's That Thing Off 280? The Flintstone House) and we get an update on the controversy. Reported by Rachael Myrow. Bay Curious is made by Olivia Allen-Price, Jessica Placzek, Katie McMurran, Paul Lancour and R...
How Bill Grahamâs Nazi Escape Might Explain His Fillmore Apples
The barrel of free red delicious apples have been a mainstay of the iconic San Francisco music venue.
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