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January 2019 STAR Newsletter


How Brisbane Became the City of Stars

The week leading up to the Festival of Lights, we were contacted by the Brisbane Chamber of Commerce, indicating that a reporter from KQED wanted to interview someone in town about the history of the stars.  One of the listeners of their podcast, "Bay Curious", had submitted the question, "Why do residents of the town of Brisbane put up five-pointed stars at the holidays?"  Their reporter, Bianca Taylor, set out to find out.  She was put in contact with then-Mayor Clarke Conway, who gave her a brief interview, and then met her at the Festival of Lights just before the sh