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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  • 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

Latest Pieces

Caption: Paper targets for sale at the Crossroads of the West Gun Show at the Cow Palace in Daly City., Credit: Photo by Audrey Dilling
Gun control is a loaded issue around the country. Here in San Francisco, the laws are pretty strict: If you own a gun, you must keep it locked up. ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:16
Caption: Mark Smith is BART’s independent police auditor, Credit: Photo courtesy of BART
When Oscar Grant was shot and killed by BART policeman Johannes Mehserle two-and-a-half years ago, the BART police force was heavily scrutinized an...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:45
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We’re three-and-a-half years into the Great Recession, and nearly a quarter of recent college graduates are unemployed in the United States. And 40...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 03:15
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As recent graduates struggle to find jobs, they do so with an alarming amount of student debt. Education debt has now surpassed the nation’s credit...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 09:03
Caption: Conceptual artist and philosopher Jonathon Keats will take you on a trip to outer space – so to speak, Credit: Photo by Jen Dessinger
Jonathon Keats is a writer, a philosopher, and an artist – a conceptual artist, who plays with people’s sense of time, money, and yes, space. Those...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 07:36
Caption: Oakland's Creative Growth Art Center provides a space for adults with developmental disabilities to express themselves
Art can be extraordinary. It can convey beauty ... imagination ... and wonder. For some artists, it can literally communicate what their words can...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
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Remember when your parents told you to look both ways before crossing the street? It’s good advice – and not just for kids. In San Francisco, cross...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Rock Star Pedaler, Credit: Photo by Celeste Lindhall
San Francisco is a notoriously bike-friendly town. The famous critical mass ride began right here in 1992. Now, on any given day or night you can f...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 06:59
Caption: Rebecca Fisher is the author of "All the Wrong Places," a novel based on her time living in a mortuary
Imagine living in one of the quietest places possible, a place where you can hear a pin drop. A place where no one else is living but you. A mortua...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
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Caption: Judy Brady and daughter Jillian Gustafson, Credit: Photo courtesy of StoryCorps
Dealing with death on a daily basis can be draining, but when the death affects your own family, well, that’s a different story altogether. Jillian...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 02:27