KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

Series

Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
270 Pieces

Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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0 Pieces

Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
9 Pieces

Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

Latest Pieces

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Head to the East Bay city of Hayward, and you’ll find a museum with a little bit of class. There, the city’s historical society puts on exhibits ab...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:05
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KALW’s Martina Castro spoke with sound designer Christopher Hedge about how he came up with the sound design for “Life: A Cosmic Story,” the show r...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 2
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The Bay Area is so diverse, that walking down the street or sitting on BART, you might hear a number of languages being spoken. Some you might reco...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 02:58
Caption: USC junior Kyle Tabuena-Frolli, Credit: Jayme Catsouphes
Reform programs such as Race to the Top and No Child Left Behind have their share of critics, but they also have strong supporters: stakeholders wh...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 03:15
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One of California’s greatest assets is its natural environment. Nearly every landscape imaginable is within a day’s trip from here. To the east you...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Opal Palmer Adisa is an Oakland homeowner whose tenants refuse to pay their rent or leave
As Californians struggle with foreclosure, those who still own their homes might be facing other struggles. Take Oakland resident Opal Palmer Adisa...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:22
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Who would have thought that Borders, the corporate bookselling behemoth that had stores in practically every mini mall across America, would now be...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:44
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“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, exceptdeath and taxes” – those are the famous words that Founding Father Benjamin Franklin wrote ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The Bay Area is known for being home to some serious “foodies.” So it’s no surprise that among the five-star restaurants that compete for notoriety...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:08
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There’s a new map of California, created by the people and for the people. It’s fallen under the somewhat unwieldy title of “redistricting,” but it...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 07:31