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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: Marc Mondavi demonstrates his divining rods.
The lack of rain has forced California farmers and wine makers to turn from the sky to the ground to find water. It’s down there, but you have to k...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 08:42
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Caption: Oakland High School
It’s 8:08am, the Friday before spring break, and under other circumstances Kathleen Byrnes would already be at work. “We would be in our classroom...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 08:26
Caption: Nina G at SOMArts, Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
It’s Thursday night and Nina G is about to get on stage for a comedy set. “I'm a little too overwhelmed to be anxious,” she tells me before taking...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 06:23
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Caption: A lone sailboat flying the Armenian flag to commemorate the centennial as marchers cross Golden Gate Bridge above
On top of the highest hill in San Francisco is the Mount Davidson Cross -- a monument to the Armenian Genocide. Friday, April 24th marks 100 years ...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 14:15
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Caption: Los Gigantes broadcast booth, Credit: Julie Caine
One of the joys of baseball is listening to games on the radio. There’s the sound of the crowd, the crack of the bat, the 7th inning stretch … all ...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 10:08
Caption: The White House lit up in a rainbow, Credit: USA Today
After the historic ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage, Sandip Roy reflects on... his Facebook feed.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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In India the Supreme Court did not realize that when it recriminalized gay sex, society had come a long way. Like toothpaste it just cannot be pus...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Patrice Martin, IDEO.org
Technology is advancing so quickly--are humans becoming obsolete? Or are humans still at the center of solutions? We'll meet Leah Hunter of Fast C...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Satyajit Ray
It might take a village to raise a child. But it took three continents to raise one little village in Bengal from its ashes.

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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Caption: Anya Fernald, Belcampo Meat Co
What we eat in America is largely driven by the big food companies' ability to churn it out fast and cheap--and it's leading to toxic environments ...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
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India has tied itself in knots thanks to a noodle problem. The country has been in an uproar since tests alleged that some packets of Maggi instan...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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The Point Reyes Light, a weekly newspaper in West Marin, is known for a lot of things. It won a Pulitzer Prize, it’s done muckraking reporting on a...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 05:17
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Caption: The destroyed building, alongside new condos, Credit: Hannah Kingsley-Ma
On January 28th, a fire consumed a mixed-use apartment building on 22nd and Mission. The conflagration destroyed more than 30 local businesses, and...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:55
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California eighth graders are ranked 45th in the country in math, according to the most recent scores on the National Assessment of Educational Pro...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:05
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In the heart of the Tenderloin, amid the crowded corners and occupied stoops, there’s an anomaly that’ll catch your eye. It’s a man in a suit and a...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
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Caption: Duniya Dance and Drum Company practicing using the saap -- a traditional tool used in the Punjabi dance known as Bhangra., Credit: Sandhya Dirks
California has long been a land of possibility. From the Gold Rush to the promise of fertile farmland, people from all over the world have flocked ...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 06:52
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When I moved to Calcutta from San Francisco, I’d often marvel, that for a city of 4 and half million, everyone seems to know everyone. But writer...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Mariam Naficy, Minted
Traditional shopping is incredibly inefficient, says Julie Bornstein of StitchFix (and formerly Sephora). But, is the alternative to buy everything...

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Modi rally
I was reporting on India’s 2014 general election which would bring Narendra Modi to power a year ago. Sultan, though that’s not his real name, was...

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Beverly Parenti, The Last Mile
Human trafficking is estimated to be in the millions--yet only a fraction of it is reported. And taxpayers spend $60,000 per person, per year on in...

  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59