By Susana Guerrero, SFGATE Updated 5:34 pm PDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 John W. Deering was executed by a firing squad in Salt Lake City on Oct. 31, 1938 for murder charges. During the execution, his heart was monitored using an electrocardiograph record. His eyes were later donated and used for eye transplants for two San Franciscans. Original 1938 caption: "Above, killer John W. Deering, and left, an electrocardiograph record of his heartbeats as he was executed by a firing squad." less John W. Deering was executed by a firing squad in Salt Lake City on Oct. 31, 1938 for murder charges. During the execution, his heart was monitored using an electrocardiograph record. His eyes were later ... more Photo: San Francisco Chronicle John W. Deering was executed by a firing squad in Salt Lake City on Oct. 31, 1938 for murder charges. During the execution, his heart was monitored using an electrocardiograph … [Read more...] about How 2 Bay Area residents ended up with the eyes of a murderer
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By Marisa Kendall | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: October 11, 2018 at 10:47 am | UPDATED: October 11, 2018 at 10:55 am SAN FRANCISCO — Cities throughout the Bay Area are perpetuating unconstitutional racial segregation with their housing laws, local author Richard Rothstein said Wednesday during a talk about his groundbreaking book, “The Color of Law.” The book, which made waves when it hit shelves last year, lays out the history of housing policy in the United States and highlights the role racism and segregation played in shaping it. He spoke about the book, answered questions and signed copies at the Brava Theater Center in San Francisco for an enthusiastic crowd of more than 100 people who occasionally interrupted him to clap or cheer when he made a particularly striking point. Rothstein, a UC Berkeley Haas Institute fellow, sought to blow up the notion that the segregation present in nearly every city in the Bay … [Read more...] about Bay Area housing rules perpetuate racism, segregation, ‘Color of Law’ author says at SF event
Drew Costley Published 1:36 pm PDT, Saturday, October 6, 2018 Albert the mural painting robot paints a test print of a digital image designed after brainwave data on human communication. Albert the mural painting robot paints a test print of a digital image designed after brainwave data on human communication. Photo: Drew Costley/SFGATE Mihkel Joala, the inventor of the mural painting robot Albert, stands in front of a mural in San Francisco. Mihkel Joala, the inventor of the mural painting robot Albert, stands in front of a mural in San Francisco. Photo: Drew Costley/SFGATE Mihkel Joala fixes Albert, a robot that paints murals, during a test print. Mihkel Joala fixes Albert, a robot that paints murals, during a test print. Photo: Drew Costley/SFGATE Two members of the … [Read more...] about Bay Area company invents robot that paints giant murals on the sides of buildings
By Michelle Robertson, SFGATE Updated 7:08 am PDT, Friday, October 5, 2018 Debra Jones61, consultingWhere do you live now?SacramentoHow long did you live in the Bay Area?36 yearsHow long has it been since you left?26 yearsWhat made you leave the Bay Area?I initially left for a career opportunity, but I also had two young kids and couldn't afford to buy a house in the city.Are you better off now than when you were living in the Bay Area?Yes! I have 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a pool and a huge lot! I could NEVER afford that in the Bay Area! Plus, my children got excellent educations.Do you have plans of ever moving back to the Bay Area?I do not have "plans," I have dreams. San Francisco is my home. It's where I was born and raised. I am a graduate of SFUSD, SF State and UC Berkeley. I bleed blue and gold. I rep the Warriors, Raiders, even though my heart belongs to the Pittsburgh Steelers. But I ache for another 49er championship. I miss Muni, BART, flaming hot days in … [Read more...] about Report: Where the rich and the poor move when they leave the Bay Area
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