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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Shreya Singhal
The Internet just became freer in India thanks to a young woman who decided to do something about it instead of just complaining.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
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In the 1970’s, a series of laws ushered in a so-called “sunshine era” of government transparency. A new book examines the dark side of the Sunshine...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 03:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Moneymatters648- Economic and investing- “A better way to buy stocks- average in over time” Common sense advice on how to buy stocks. It is bette...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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The Art and Entertainment News That You Want To Know!!! Featuring Actress Adria Tennor, Rapper ThraxxUP, and You by Caroline Kepnes, in our audiob...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:58
Caption: Artist OREE ORIGINOL's artwork on display on the corner of 24th and Byrant in the Mission., Credit: Todd Whitney
If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBrid...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Maria Eitz is a priest for the San Francisco Sophia in Trinity community, Credit: Tom Levy
n the dining room of her San Francisco home, Maria Eitz shows off her priestly attire -- a beautiful red, embroidered stole...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Science Director at the Greater Good Science Center and co-instructor of The Science of Happiness, Credit: Liz Mak
U.C. Berkeley is known for its world-class scientists, in disciplines like physics, chemistry or biology. But just a few blocks away from campus, y...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 1
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How do neighborhoods develop distinct identities? Why was San Francisco’s North Beach an enclave for poetry, for example? Or the Castro a haven for...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 07:06
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The way we make a living is changing. For about a third of Americans, regular hours and benefits are giving way to a patchwork of contracting, temp...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Beginning next fall, all San Francisco public schools will offer a class called Ethnic Studies. It’s a look at American history and culture from th...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Danielle Gabriel and her daughter stand vigil outside West County Detention Facility., Credit: Photo by Stephen Southern.
Every month, Alex Aldana stands in protest in front of the West County Detention Facility in Richmond. It’s a medium-security jail that holds men a...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
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Hundreds of students at Schools of the Sacred Heart in San Francisco are taking part in a nationwide Tech Timeout, challenging students to unplug f...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:22
  • Purchases: 1
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San Francisco is a biodiversity hotspot. Its vast parks are home to more than 50 types of mammals. Now, the city named after the patron saint of an...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
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The population of wild turkeys in the United States has been growing steadily throughout the country, and the trend holds true here in California. ...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 08:21
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XPRESSIONS is a series of short, light-hearted features about the origin of popular phrases & sayings of every sort.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:44
Caption: Jackie Cooper at home, Credit: Marcy Fraser
One in four homeless people are veterans. There are approximately 800 homeless veterans on San Francisco’s streets.Experts in the field believe the...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:07
Caption: A man looks through bikes at a homeless encampment in San Jose. Many people removed from a camp known as The Jungle have tried to find other safe places to live as a community but keep getting moved., Credit: Leslie Griffy
The gravel edge of the railroad tracks that backs on to a warehouse wasn’t the end of the line for Marshawn Lewis and his neighbors. In fact, they’...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:07
Caption: A bike hangs on the wall outside Good Karma Bikes in San Jose, Credit: Leslie Griffy
Getting around sprawling Santa Clara County is a trick for anyone, but for those without housing, getting to and from services and opportunities is...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
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The main prayer hall at Gurdwara Sahib Fremont, the Fremont Sikh temple, is a cavernous room. A beautiful marble center aisle leads to an altar, wh...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
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Bicycling shouldn't be limited to those daring enough to battle traffic. How to reconfigure cities for bicycles. Also: The rise of electric bikes a...

Bought by WKCC, KVSC, Radio Phoenix, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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The Pillsbury A Mill is a National Historic Landmark, and in the midst of a $150 million redevelopment project. But back in the 1800s, it was the b...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:31
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Jess Mador goes behind the scenes of a familiar fast food landmark: White Castle building #8.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:05
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Video game critics say computer-generated play keeps kids glued to a screen. But at Createch Studio--a community center in St. Paul--staff are usin...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:26
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The internet has transformed classroom education around the world. Here in Minneapolis, the Cowles Center for Dance is doing something unique--offe...

Bought by WABE and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 2