Kristin Hanes is an experienced journalist and writer based in San Francisco. She's worked in radio news for 14 years in cities such as Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA. She's been hard on ABC Network news as well as done Q&A segments with BBC World News, KABC and KPCC in Los Angeles. Besides being very good at covering breaking news, Kristin can also write articles, blog posts and feature stories and is a regular contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle's SF Gate. She's also been published in Marie Claire and The Bold Italic.
This is a personal essay published in Marie Claire about how I lived in a car and a tent to pay off my debt in San Francisco.
I've covered a lot of the housing crisis in San Francisco. This story is about a shipping container community in Oakland called "Containeropia."
Weary and emotional marathoners are arriving at San Francisco International Airport,....just a day after bombs ripped through the crowd in Boston.
In a performance reminiscent of Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,....a Bay area woman recorded her debut album at the San Francisco County Jail
When a first devastated the small town of Middletown, California, I went up there to see how residents were faring. Some weren't doing very well at all.
I went down to Pacifica, California to talk to residents of an apartment building that had been condemned for fears it could fall off a cliff and into the ocean.