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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Caption: The Firehouse Art Collective door opens to rainy Adeline Street., Credit: Mary Rees
Once or twice a month in the East Bay, violinists and bass-players, flautists and trumpeters -- gather to play orchestra music. But instead of a co...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:21
Caption: The map shows both active and planned wireless service. Currently, only the Free Wifi Service on Market Street is a supported service. , Credit: City of San Francisco
At the corner of Sanchez and Market, Jason Dorn pulls out an iPhone. He’s at one end point of the access area for San Francisco Free WiFi, a free w...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
Caption: The Hamlin School on Broadway Street in Pacific Heights, Credit: Flickr user rocor
Callie Jones is showing me how to 3D print a tiny yellow chess piece, after designing it herself on a computer. It’s her second day in the 3D print...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:04
Caption: If implemented, Laura’s Law would allow courts to compel those suffering from severe mental illness to outpatient treatment. , Credit: Flickr user andersdenkend
The shooting at Seattle Pacific University marks the latest gun-related tragedy in the U.S. It follows the attacks in Isla Vista at UC Santa Barbar...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 09:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Members of the Heart Wrenchers Auto Club, Credit: Jen Chien
Natasha Cronin is a first-year student in the Automotive Technology Department at Skyline College in San Bruno. She and her classmates are standing...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:42
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Emily Ritz and Kacey Johansing are best friends. They were both in separate bands and living in Marin County when they decided to go on tour togeth...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dev Bootcamp class, Credit: Rachel Wong
Around 20 students are standing in a circle in a big open office space. There are both men and women, mostly in their 20s or 30s. One-by-one, they...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
Caption: RAW Talent poets in This is Home, Credit: Julia B. Chan/CIR
Donte Clark stands in the middle of a dimly lit stage. A projected photo of a dilapidated apartment building flickers on the wall behind him. In th...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 12:42
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When you’re trying to figure out a piece of information online, your search will typically bring you to Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia about pr...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 10:56
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TraVaughn Hicks has been making music since he was a young boy and his rapper uncle would record him singing on his songs.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:36
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Natasha Mahia, a student at El Dorado elementary school in Visitacion Valley, is one of ROCK’s biggest fans. ROCK stands for Real Options for City ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
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Sunset Youth Services is an organization that supports transitional age youth and their families with things like parenting classes, food assistanc...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Urban Tilth summer apprentices Dante Ricardo, Carlos Hernandez, and Nikia Whittie in the Richmond High garden, Credit: Isabel Angell
It’s a sunny, windy afternoon in Richmond, and Adam Boisvert is out in a garden.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: Christine Atkinson being helped off an On Lok van by driver Esteban Escobedo., Credit: Isabel Angell
Part of getting older means you can’t get around like you used to. Maybe you can’t drive a car anymore, or hike up those big San Francisco hills to...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:24
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The freedom of speech is a pillar of our democratic process...it’s supposed to welcome all voices. But what happens those voices sow hate, or threa...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:34
Caption: Rudy Corpuz, Jr. (center) leads a Silence to Violence march down Market Street on September 4, 2014., Credit: Anna Kolhede
In the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, at 1038 Howard Street, sits the United Playaz headquarters. United Playaz is an homegrown org...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 18:06
Caption: The intersection of Grove and Van Ness, where two people have died in 2014., Credit: Isabel Angell
Four people have been killed by cars on Van Ness Avenue in 2014 – more than half of the pedestrian deaths in San Francisco this year.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:58
Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay, Credit: First Post
A joint Nobel Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi – a Pakistani and an Indian. Now if that doesn’t embarrass the two belligerent...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Can this property be legally rented to tourists?, Credit: Ben Trefny
The sharing economy in San Francisco is humming. Companies like Airbnb have figured out how to make a lot of money by using existing housing stock ...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 08:40