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.

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  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 31, 2007
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356 Pieces

Context, culture and connection from around the Bay Area.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2011
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Stories of emerging musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area -- in their own words and music. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Student teacher Diana Arbas in her classroom.
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Diana Arbas is a student teacher at Oakland High School, and this is Diana’s radio diary of her first year of teaching.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2013
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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2015
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The Sights & Sounds of Bayview is a radio series featuring stories about the remarkable people who live, work, and make a positive impact in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. This series was produced by KALW 91.7FM's storytelling project 'Hear Here', in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 24, 2018
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The Litography Project is an interactive and evolving map that honors the Bay Area’s literary past, present, and future.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Nov 28, 2014
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The Spiritual Edge is a radio and web project from KALW Public Radio in San Francisco that will explore the innovative American spirit through the lens of spirituality and religion.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2014
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Stories of leading women working in STEM industries in the Bay Area. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jun 19, 2020

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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 ...

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  • 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
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Bernal Heights is a San Francisco neighborhood of about 25,000 located in the southern part of the city. The main commercial street in Bernal Heigh...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 08:23
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It makes sense why comedy flourishes in the Bay Area. To a lot of people, the region itself is a kind of joke. On the right, we’ve got Bill O'Reil...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 09:38
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Caption: Matt Feldstein, a.k.a Cold Steel Renegade at the SF Regional Championships., Credit: Photo by Christopher Connelly.
When it comes to making it big at anything, you’ve got to do some hard work. Behind every rock star, there are thousands of hours of practice, tour...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 09:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Compared with the rest of the nation, the Bay Area is an easy place to go green – many restaurants will give you take-out with biodegradable contai...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Gloria Arrieta-Sherman and her daughter Michaela Arrieta Nave., Credit: Photo courtesy of StoryCorps
Gloria Arrieta-Sherman never thought she would have kids – but at 36 she unexpectedly got pregnant, and nine months later Michaela was born. Gloria...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:05
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Think of a place you’d never go, unless you really had to. Think of Oakland’s Parking Citation Assistance Center. It’s a non-descript room in a ty...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 04:49
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Smartphones bring us streaming audio, directions to where we're going, instant connections with our friends and family. But an increasing number of...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 08:22