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
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2018

Latest Pieces

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San Francisco’s Castro District may still be licking its wounds after The Advocate, a national gay publication, declared early this year that San F...

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  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hunters Point Boys and Girls Club chef Monica Baghwan posts the recipe for the day: West African Jalaf rice
If you’re a parent, you may have noticed that your child’s school curriculum features more and more food-centered topics such as gardening, nutriti...

  • Added: May 19, 2011
  • Length: 07:02
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Veterans with untreated PTSD are more likely to wind up in the criminal justice system. JOHN GALVAN: You get rage you can’t understand and you can...

Bought by PRX Remix, KUOW, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 17, 2011
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Experts estimate that about 20% of new veterans are returning home with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Some symptoms of PTSD include erra...

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  • Added: May 17, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: California Pacific Medical Center is negotiating with San Francisco to build a new hospital at Van Ness and Geary.
May 11 marked the two-month anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. The 9.0 quake set off a devastating tsunami, taking the lives of more t...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:08
Caption: Chinese basketball star Yao Ming is the face of WildAid's international campaign to end shark finning
Yao flew into town from Shanghai last week to receive WildAid’s International Ambassador award; the basketball star’s been working with the organiz...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 03:24
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Activists gathered in Sacramento Monday as part of a weeklong demonstration against budget cuts to schools. Sixty-five protesters were arrested for...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: First Lady Michelle Obama joined KaBOOM! in 2009 for the opening of San Francisco’s Bret Harte Elementary School playground, Credit: Photo courtesy of KaBOOM!
Think about your neighborhood. Your house. The street. Does your neighborhood have a playground? If yes, you’re one of the lucky ones. And if not, ...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
Caption: Robert Tsutakawa spoke with his daughter Susan Tsutakawa in the San Francisco StoryCorps booth
It’s the year 1942. The United States has just joined the war in the Pacific. On the home front, the FBI is investigating and interning Japanese-Am...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 01:56
  • Purchases: 1
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In California, many of the farm workers who harvest the state’s crops are undocumented. Their lack of legal status often means they don’t have heal...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1