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: Apr 07, 2020

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Right now, there are 17,000 inmates in California prisons serving life with the possibility of parole. For years, no one has really known how many ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 04:50
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Last Saturday, June 11, 70 artists gathered in downtown San Francisco to call, cry, sell, barter, and gift items ranging from love poems to insect ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: Trinity Ordona and Desiree Thompson
Trinity Ordona and Desiree Thompson have been married for 22 years; their first ceremony occurred in 1988. But their same-sex marriage was not acce...

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


  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 02:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Veterinarian Marica Patchett is part of a class of recession grads – recent college graduates who are having trouble finding job
Heading to college may double your life earnings, but it’s certainly an expensive endeavor. Student loan debt is now higher than credit card debt n...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 03:51
Caption: The Mitchell Kapor Foundation hosts the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation each year
As of 2009, only a quarter of 18-24 year old black men were enrolled in college. But one Oakland foundation is trying to make this a thing of the p...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:54
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Right now, about 1% of the adult population in the U.S. is in prison or jail. The vast majority, 95%, will not spend the rest of their lives locked...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Students in Art Vistas at Eastin Elementary. , Credit: Hana Baba
While budget cuts in Brisbane schools mean larger class sizes or pink slips for some teachers, in many schools they also translate into eliminating...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 08:26
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As the school year draws to and end around the Bay, school districts are struggling with finances. Take Brisbane. It’s a small district – only two ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:49
Caption: College of Alameda staff congratulate graduates of Violence Prevention Initative Certificate Program., Credit: Nicole Jones
Shrinking school budgets and cuts to classes and staff are serious problems that will need answering, but it's gradution season, and that's cause f...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:17
Caption: Ken Kirkland in his garage, where he produces homemade biodiesel from restaurant-used vegetable oil., Credit: Photo by Roisin Hunt
Gas prices have been dropping over the last few weeks, but a gallon of unleaded recently ran around $4.50 in San Francisco. Some people have resort...

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 06:15
  • Purchases: 1