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.

Series

Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
263 Pieces

Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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0 Pieces

Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
9 Pieces

Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

Latest Pieces

Caption: Sokhom Mao (right) will be the next Commissioner of the Alameda County Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission
Twenty-four-year-old Sokhom Mao was one of California’s foster kids. He’s one of the few who went on to college – in 2010, Mao graduated from San F...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:43
Caption: Downtown Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, a place known for innovations in juvenile justice, Credit: Rina Palta
California’s attorney general says the state has a correctional crisis. KAMALA HARRIS: We have a prison system right now that is accommodating twi...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:44
Caption: Harmeet Dhillon is the chairwoman of San Francisco’s Republican Party.
San Francisco’s Republican Party has a new chair, and it’s not your average Republican. Let’s take some demographical statistics of GOP supporters....

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:54
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Caption: Brian Perkins with San Mateo Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Credit: Photo courtesy StoryCorps
San Mateo Congresswoman Jackie Speier has lived quite an eventful life. But arguably the most remarkable event happened during her time spent as a ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 07:43
Caption: Extreme cyclists gather before the race, Credit: Dara Kerr
Cutting your gas bill, your carbon footprint, or your waistline: these are some of the reasons to bike more. And in San Francisco, biking has incre...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Reporter Casey Miner rented her car out to a stranger through one of the city's personal carsharing companies., Credit: Casey Miner
Three new companies in the Bay Area are trying to match unused cars with people who can use them – it’s called carsharing. So you, with that car in...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:05
Caption: Flickr photo by Angelo DeSantis. http://www.flickr.com/photos/angeloangelo/4107790533/
Keith Raskin has been driving a taxi in San Francisco for 31 years, but now, with the down economy, he says it's harder than ever to earn a living ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: Harmeet Dhillon is the chairwoman of San Francisco’s Republican Party.
San Francisco’s Republican Party has a new chair, and it’s not your average Republican. Let’s take some demographical statistics of GOP supporters....

  • Added: Apr 06, 2011
  • Length: 06:54
Caption: hough he died in 1961, author Dashiell Hammett's manuscripts are still being discovered.
What do the city of San Francisco, a long lost manuscript, and a Mediterranean bird of prey have in common? Well, they’re all part of the legend of...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Measure Y is a Violence Prevention initiative designed to provide easily accessible services to Oakland residents.
In Oakland, there are many strategies at play in the struggle to stem violent crime, which has actually decreased in recent years, though it’s stil...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 05:31