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Valley Edition - 'Hamilton', Air Quality, Homelessness, Bakersfield Architecture


On this week’s Valley Edition: The award winning musical Hamilton! In San Francisco, the iconic role of George Washington is now being played by a Central Valley native. We talk to actor Darnell Abraham about his journey to the stage.

And why does Bakersfield have such great modern architecture? It's a two-pronged answer that includes an innovative high school teacher and the 1952 earthquake. We learn more about Bakersfield Built: Architecture of the 1960s.

Later, we look at the connection between rising rents, low paying jobs and homelessness.

Listen to these stories and more on the podcast above.