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KALW

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Description

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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Nov. 19th is World Toilet Day, and in developing countries it's serious business.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rahul Richard Verma
Rahul Richard Verma would be the first Indian American to be Ambassador to India. Sandip Roy channels the thoughts of ohh about a billion Indians.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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Sandip Roy looks at the story behind "Upaj."

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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A majority of Americans say their biggest financial concern is that they won’t be able to save enough money to retire. This finding, by a recent Ga...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
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Do you hold your cell phone against your ear? Your user manual probably warns against it. Bret Bocook knew how to use a cell phone. So he didn’t b...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rosie the Riveter smiles out from the side of a trashcan decorated by Daud Abdullah in front of Richmond’s City Hall., Credit: Sukey Lewis
Mosaic artist Daud Abdullah up-cycles pieces of trashed pottery, tile, mirror, and glass to make public art on garbage cans in Oakland and Richmond.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Edible Garden at AT&T Park , Credit: San Francisco Giants
Behind a wall in a park in San Francisco, there’s a large and thriving vegetable garden. That might not seem like such a big deal. But the park is ...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 03:22
Caption: Agriculture experts from Acta Non Verba on the job, Credit: Kelly Carlisle
I’m walking across an old baseball diamond at Tassafaronga Park in Oakland with four very qualified agriculture experts. We’re approaching a new ve...

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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It all started a couple of years ago, when a happy-go-lucky guy I swim with named Joe Omran showed up at Aquatic Park one day in a foul mood. Thirt...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 14:18
Caption: Santa Rita Jail, Credit: California Energy Commission
Arthur Streeter is taking me to meet an inmate who’s going to be released from jail today. “So we’re going to pick him up and get something to eat...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 12:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cast of Multi Ethnic Theater's "Jitney"
In the garage of a house in San Francisco’s Excelsior district, rehearsal is underway. In the space where a car would normally go is a stage set: a...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:15
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California seems to be getting it from both sides. The state is in a serious drought at the same time coastal areas are studying ways to avoid bein...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:46
Caption: The 168th class of the Oakland Police Academy, Credit: Kyung Jin Lee
After years of struggle, the Oakland Police Department is finally getting some positive news. Crime rates are down in all major categories, includi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: Reporter Martina Castro interviews a pigeon, Credit: Elizabeth Young
So what? I’m a little obsessed with pigeons. I’m not sure when it started exactly, but at some point I realized I couldn’t keep my eyes off of them...

Bought by WAMC, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Wildlife biologist Doug Bell birdwatching at the Altamont Pass, Credit: Judy Silber
California entrepreneurs saw potential in the gusty winds that blew out at the Altamont Pass, between the Central Valley and Bay Area. By the mid-’...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:09
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At about 1:30am, after a night out with friends, Kyle Nichols-Schmolze is waiting for the AC Transit 800 bus near Market and Van Ness in San Franci...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 08:49
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A vibrant mural announces Happy Lot Farm and Garden to visitors and anyone passing by. A greenhouse stands in the middle of the lot, and an improvi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:45
Caption: Oliver Jacobson is a music therapist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Here, he plays a session with one of his patients, Maia Mead, Credit: Liz Mak
Oliver Jacobson started playing violin when he was six years old. At 18, he enrolled at Berklee College of Music, one of the top music schools in t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Family visits at the Alameda County Jail , Credit: Daniel Arauz
Nearly one in ten children in California have a parent in the criminal justice system, but it’s hard to find numbers for individual cities. Experts...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:37
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Eighteen-year-old Tatyana Martinez turned to writing poetry as a young girl to cope with big changes in her life. Over time, her poetry evolved int...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:38