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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
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...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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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: Previously owned toys being sorted at Salvation Army., Credit: Jeremy Dalmas
It can be hard to donate your old things to a thrift store, but the idea is that your stuff will get a second life. Once it is donated, it will mak...

  • Added: May 20, 2014
  • Length: 05:08
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
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Roland Feller is responsible for the well-being of many of the city's stringed instruments. When you imagine him working on a violin, picture him s...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:33
Caption: Charles Hodgkins, aka 'The Burritoeater,' and KALW's Ben Trefny, Credit: Jonathan Lifeson Smith
Charles Hodgkins and I are walking with several other burrito-eaters through the Mission District. He’s clearly the boss, though. It’s not just the...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
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When you call 911, who answers the phone? How do they decide who to send to the scene, and how fast will they get there? We bring you a 2-part spec...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2013
  • Length: 58:59
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A knife slicing a carrot. The toilet flushing. Bubbles. Birds. His girlfriend breathing. Sound artist Jorge Bachmann captures the noises of his lif...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2013
  • Length: 16:44
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If you happen to walk by the Radio Habana Social Club on Valencia Street on a Sunday afternoon, you might hear Rumba, the music of Cuba. Radio Haba...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:00
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On Sunday morning, while the Fillmore District is brunching or sleeping in, I’m sweating to attend something I’ve never run for in my life: church....

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Free MUNI for Youth campaign celebrants in San Francisco, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
When city budgets are cut, public transportation is often on the chopping block; routes and lines serving those who need the service most, can be t...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
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Few civic institutions in San Francisco pre-date the 1906 earthquake. One is the cable car, invented here in 1873. Another one is The Golden Gate P...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: Ariizmendi Fourth Street, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
The global economic situation is causing more people to consider worker owned businesses. We go from Chicago, where workers are trying to take over...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
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Farmer Steve Mello has put down roots in “The Delta” in central California. But climate change is threatening the levees which protect Delta farms....

  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: Rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions threaten the nation's coastal towns, Credit: Jan Sturmann
The San Francisco Bay is a place of beauty and biological diversity. But sea level rise and extreme weather will change human life along its coastl...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Steve Mello is a farmer on Tyler Island in the San Francisco Bay Delta, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Rising waters threaten the lands of a farmer and of a developer, yet they and their families dismiss all warnings of danger. Why are so many of us ...

Bought by WAMC, WHRV, KVMR, North Country Public Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Chuey Cazares and his family live in the tiny coastal town of Alviso at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Adapting to climate change will be a messy and painful business. And in the short term there will be winners and losers. Chuey Cazarez’s family is ...

Bought by KMXT, WAMC, North Country Public Radio, KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Becky Palmstrom follows a day in a life of a singing telegram and asks – who uses singing telegrams in the 21st century? This segment profiles Gran...

Bought by KUT and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 12, 2011
  • Length: 04:16
  • Purchases: 2
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When the City of Oakland cut their after school homework help program, High school senior Nora Rose started volunteering at her library to help fil...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2010
  • Length: 02:18