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Local disabled artists win first-of-its-kind grant + more good news from around the Bay Area

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Five Bay Area creatives won The Disability Futures fellowship, a new grant awarded to amplify the work and voices of disabled artists.

Plus, Steph Curry has launched a new political interview series with guests including Bill Gates and Dr. Fauci; the Oakland Zoo rescued some mountain lion cubs from the Zogg Fire; and three humpback whales put on a show in Monterey.


Oakland Zoo takes in two more mountain lion cubs rescued from a California wildfire, CNN

After rescuing Captain Cal, an abandoned male cub recovering from burns, Oakland Zoo took in two new orphaned female cubs. Read more.


5 Bay Area Artists Receive the First Major Grant for Disabled Creatives, KQED

Berkeley-based documentary filmmaker Jim LeBrecht, Disability Visibility Project founder Alice Wong, and more received $50,000 in funding to help elevate their work. Read more.


Stephen Curry launches interview series with Fauci, Abrams and more, as politics push continues, The Washington Post

Steph's new interview series addresses the global pandemic and the importance of voting through chats with the likes of Bill Gates, Anthony Fauci, and more. Read more.

Bay Area siblings live out their childhood dream by competing on season 32 of 'The Amazing Race,' Datebook

Fremont-raised siblings Eswar and Aparna Dhinakaran grew up watching the show with their parents every Sunday night. Now they're getting the chance to compete for the $1 million prize. Read more.


Whale-watchers see rare 'triple breach' of humpback whales off Monterey coast, ABC7

On Sunday, a whale watching group was lucky enough to catch the rare sight of two adult humpbacks plus a calf splashing about. Read more.

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