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The city. Short-distance north of highway, one one nobody was hurt in the explosion and fire which sent thick black smoke into the air about forty five firefighters took about an hour to put out that blaze, which destroyed the tank trailer and damaged a few other trucks, businesses in the in the immediate area where you vacuum it'd and workers at a nearby animal shelter. Wood told themselves to shelter in place. Most bay area residents are increasingly living in neighborhoods, where the family next door. Looks like their own has KCBS Megan gold's me reports UC Berkeley. Researchers found that overall. The bay area is more segregated than it was way back in nineteen seventy researchers at the Haas institute for a fair and inclusive society at UC Berkeley have created a new interactive map that lets you explore segregated in the bay area over the last several decades. Basically, all of the tracks are low, segregation in nineteen seventy. If you move the slider two thousand ten it's almost all high or moderate, Steven Mnuchin is director of the institute and co author on this report. He says the only two counties to be doing slightly better or Alameda in San Francisco, it's hard to come up with an answer as to why this is happening. He says, because shirt demographics can change but it's not about who lives here, but where they live, take Oakland. For example, it is one of the most diverse cities in the whole country. But. It's also a city that has clearly definable racial neighborhoods. So it's a very segregated city and that's segregation manifest in the schools and the problems this caused extend beyond education. He says it's like we will be able to solve the student achievement gap that will be able to work on parent mortality, infant mortality solve police brutality, or mass incarceration and injustice in the criminal Justice system. Because men Indian says racial segregation has always been at the root of racial inequality in gold, speak, KCBS, KCBS news time, six twelve. We'll check sports with Caroline burns, straight ahead and what a win for the Boston Bruins in the NBA finals. Drumming.

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