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Storied: San Francisco

Apr 23, 2019

There are many ways to get to San Francisco. For Caring Cowgirl owner Liz Beeson-Evans, it went something like this:

She grew up between Northern California and Jalisco, Mexico, moving to the city in the late-2000s. After being far away from family a few years while living first in Brooklyn and then in Los Angeles, her...


Apr 18, 2019

Forty years is a long time. That the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will celebrate that milestone this weekend speaks to the charity, creativity, and sense of community that the group brings to San Francisco.

In this podcast, Sister Anni Coque l'Doo will continue the story of her work with the Sisters. When she moved...


Apr 16, 2019

Born and raised in San Mateo, the young man who is Sister Anni Coque l'Doo went to the March on Washington in 1993 and came back inspired to become an activist. In this podcast, the third and final in our Sisters at 40 series (go back and listen to Sister Roma and Sister Mary Media if you missed them), Anni talks about...


Apr 11, 2019

​When Dino Medardo Rosso was approached to help restaurant workers better communicate with, and thus better understand, one another, he was onto something.

In this podcast, Dino talks about expanding the work he does with Lingo, his language-instruction business. It's all about bringing groups of people closer...


Apr 9, 2019

Dino Medardo Rosso studied 16 languages and he speaks five or six, depending on the day. He moved to San Francisco about a decade ago, and got work as a bicycle tour guide and then, a high school teacher.

In this podcast, Dino tells the story of how a restaurant owner approached him seeking to solve the problem of her...