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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.


Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
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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.

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  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

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  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
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Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

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  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

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Caption: Producer Max Jacobs with the World Series trophy
At KALW News, we're still celebrating the San Francisco Giants' 2010 World Series victory. As part of it, we created an hour-long documentary all a...

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When Mary Ellen Donald was eight years old, she fell in love with the piano. Around that same time, she was also diagnosed with macular degeneratio...

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Call-ins bring violent offenders face to face with police and attorneys so they can access services such as education and employment training. Soun...

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Caption: Investigative reporter Thomas Peele, The Chauncey Bailey Project and the Bay Area News Group
Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey was gunned down on the morning of August 2, 2007 as he was walking to work. This past Monday, the jury was sele...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
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This piece looks at what it means to be transgender through a profile piece, and also explores transgender health disparities through the frame of ...

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Maya Elena Scott-Chung married her partner MeiBeck in 2004’s Winter of Love. They married again in 2008 after courts annulled their first union. As...

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Last month, hundreds of protesters gathered to call for the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. One of them was Libyan-American Hoda Emneina. She was bor...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
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We’re thinking more about what we eat, where we buy it … and how we can use food to connect with our communities. Those are fundamental principles ...

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Caption: "Surrogate Valentine" is one of the films featured at the SF Int'l Asian American Film Festival
The 29th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival kicks off this week. There will be 120 film works playing from San Francis...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
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Today, the Bay Area has a vibrant Zydeco scene lead by the grandchildren of the migrants. And that has musicians like Andre Thierry gearing up for ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
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