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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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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

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Caption: Randolph Martinez is a member of the Veterans Alliance club at the City College of San Francisco. , Credit: Laura Flynn
As veterans return to school to take advantage of the new GI Bill, many have found that campuses often aren’t ready to handle the administrative de...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:55
Caption: Postcard mural from SF's Mission District., Credit: Flickr photo by Franco Folini. http://www.flickr.com/photos/livenature/2556769885/
There are so many musical tributes to San Francisco, in fact, that it is perhaps the only city in the country, and maybe in the world, with not one...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:53
Caption: Barbara Thompson, right, is the director of the DOD's Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth. Photo by Elaine Wilson
Military families like Tracy Crawford’s are becoming more and more common, though the challenges they face remain. That’s being acknowledged by man...

Bought by KREV-LP


  • Added: May 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Retired Navy Commander Zoe Dunning rides in the SF Pride Parade as Celebrity Grand Marshal in 2010., Credit: Anthony Loverde
It’s been less than a year since “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was repealed, and soon, gays and lesbians can come out – or go in – to the military withou...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: May 25, 2011
  • Length: 06:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The U.S. military is changing. “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has been repealed, more women are serving, and the structure of military families is changin...

  • Added: May 25, 2011
  • Length: 05:37
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Yesterday morning, May 23, the Supreme Court ruled that California must reduce its prison population by tens of thousands of inmates to correct the...

  • Added: May 24, 2011
  • Length: 08:32
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The movie Milk, based on the life of former city supervisor Harvey Milk, took home two Oscars a couple years ago. Sean Penn won Best Actor for his ...

  • Added: May 23, 2011
  • Length: 02:47
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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...

Bought by KGNU and WAMC


  • 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