KALW

StationAccount image

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.

Series

Caption: PRX default Series image
 
0 Pieces

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 31, 2007
Series image
356 Pieces

Context, culture and connection from around the Bay Area.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2011
Caption: PRX default Series image
16 Pieces

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.
2 Pieces

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
Caption: PRX default Series image
13 Pieces

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
Series image
5 Pieces

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
Caption: PRX default Series image
2 Pieces

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
Caption: PRX default Series image
10 Pieces

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
Caption: PRX default Series image
0 Pieces

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
135 Pieces

A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2018

Latest Pieces

Caption: Maria Castillo works on a 3-D model of a train engine in Richmond High's new engineering lab. , Credit: Lillian Mongeau
There’s some good news in the latest figures from the Labor Department – they show that jobless claims have gone down. But the bad news is that ana...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Denise Woodward with her Aunt Rita
Denise Woodward is a lifelong musician. As a young classical guitarist, she strove for perfection, often waking up at 4:30 in the morning to practi...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Bay Area composer Christopher Hedge designed the sound for the Academy of Science's Morrison Planetarium
If you've been to the planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences recently, then you've heard Christopher Hedge's work on the show "Life: A C...

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:36
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The "Are We There Yet?" sound installation will be at the Contemporary Jewish Museum through July 31
Consider a snail without a shell. Is it still a snail? I think its a slug. Luckily, this isn’t a quiz ... it’s from a new art installation at the ...

Bought by PRX Remix and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: PRX default Piece image
If a town’s success is determined by the number of laundromats it has, the East Bay city of Richmond is set. They’ve got Teddy Bear Wash n Dry, Oas...

Bought by WAMC and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The AC Transit bus line 376 through Richmond is one of the most dangerous in the East Bay., Credit: Flickr photo by juicyrai.
Whether you’re going to the library or the laundromat, in Richmond, a lot of people get around using AC Transit. The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit D...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Former San Jose State Professor and artist Hasan Elahi, founder of “Hiding in Plain Sight”
Descendants of immigrants and refugees from countries in the Middle East and South Asia often find a hard time living in the post 9/11 United State...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:28
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Aid agencies like the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders have already poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into the relief effort in Haiti. ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:13
Caption: Olin Thomas and Hugo Salinas, Credit: San Francisco StoryCorps
Olin Thomas grew up Mormon in the deep south, confused by his homosexuality and deeply in the closet, in no small part because of the church's atti...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Flickr photo by Peter Shanks. http://www.flickr.com/photos/botheredbybees/245215850/
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down. But what if the medicine itself were sweet? People with allergies are especially anxious to find...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 07:33
  • Purchases: 1