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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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

Caption: Bruce and Joan Stephan. Photo courtesy of StoryCorps.
Bruce Stephan is probably the luckiest San Franciscan alive. He happened to be driving across the Bay Bridge on October 17, 1989, the very moment t...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 03:49
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Caption: Sisters Radhika and Ritwika Mitra, founders of Renaissance Now in Fremont, CA.
Sisters Ritwika and Radhika Mitra are 16 and 18 years old. They started a nonprofit called “Renaissance Now,” based in their Fremont home, and they...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:25
Caption: Kadie Kelly, founder of the Oakland Single Parents Network, has a Master’s degree but is still struggling to find work
Now we’re going to hear from a young woman who recently completed her college education. Kadie Kelly was a stay-at-home mom when she first went bac...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 03:10
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Caption: Flickr photo by Brian Hawkins. http://passionatephoto.com/
Although some economists claim that the recession is officially over, California is still experiencing a 12% unemployment rate – the second highest...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 02:10
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Life can be scary for children caught in the family court bureaucracy, but even kids with intact families often face harrowing ordeals – that’s wha...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:28
Caption: Dale Borglum is founder the Living/Dying Project
Dealing with death can be emotionally draining, but one man says we shouldn’t fear the experience. Instead, it should be embraced as a natural part...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 08:25
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West Oakland is a community of about 24,000 residents, and about a quarter population living below the poverty level. It’s bordered on three sides ...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:45
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Photography has become so easy that we can forget how, not long ago, we needed to master technical skills, such as film and shutter speeds, and be ...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: Janell Moon is Emeryville's first poet laureate
It may surprise you to learn that 40 of the 50 states have Poet Laureates, as do a growing number of California cities – including Emeryville, whic...

  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 06:43
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San Francisco may not be known for its fashion, but it’s certainly a fashionable city – the item of the day might be a bulky scarf or skinny jeans,...

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  • Added: May 16, 2011
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1