Bay News Rising

Professional and college reporters training collaboratively for the future of Bay Area journalism. Bay News Rising is a project of the Pacific Media Workers Guild made possible by the labor and contributions of its members.

For some, 40 hours a week is not enough to pay city’s soaring housing costs

By Ekevara Kitpowsong, Bay News Rising Staff Reporter — Except for those with sponsors or the status of a Keith Haring, it’s a given that artists need another source of … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Star graffiti artists say form is losing its edge, co-opted by ‘insta-graf generation’

By Alex Lamp, Bay News Rising staff reporter — Graffiti is going mainstream. Don’t believe it?  Come on down to the 1AM art gallery on Howard Street and watch techies from … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Por Vida’ mural vandalism is only latest attack on Latino LGBT community

By Khaled Sayed, Bay News Rising staff reporter — Yellow police tape surrounds a crime scene. This time there is no lifeless body lying on the ground, but a mural, celebrating … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment