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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  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 31, 2007
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356 Pieces

Context, culture and connection from around the Bay Area.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2011
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Stories of emerging musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area -- in their own words and music. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Student teacher Diana Arbas in her classroom.
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Diana Arbas is a student teacher at Oakland High School, and this is Diana’s radio diary of her first year of teaching.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2013
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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2015
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The Sights & Sounds of Bayview is a radio series featuring stories about the remarkable people who live, work, and make a positive impact in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. This series was produced by KALW 91.7FM's storytelling project 'Hear Here', in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 24, 2018
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The Litography Project is an interactive and evolving map that honors the Bay Area’s literary past, present, and future.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Nov 28, 2014
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The Spiritual Edge is a radio and web project from KALW Public Radio in San Francisco that will explore the innovative American spirit through the lens of spirituality and religion.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2014
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Stories of leading women working in STEM industries in the Bay Area. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2018

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President Barack Obama's first executive act when he took office in 2009 was to issue a memorandum that said he was "committed to creating an unpre...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:34
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This story has all the excitement of a day at the races: ladies in fancy hats, frazzled handlers, strutting owners, and surly gamblers. But the ani...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 05:57
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Caption: Sokhom Mao (right) will be the next Commissioner of the Alameda County Juvenile Justice/Delinquency Prevention Commission
Twenty-four-year-old Sokhom Mao was one of California’s foster kids. He’s one of the few who went on to college – in 2010, Mao graduated from San F...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:43
Caption: Downtown Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, a place known for innovations in juvenile justice, Credit: Rina Palta
California’s attorney general says the state has a correctional crisis. KAMALA HARRIS: We have a prison system right now that is accommodating twi...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:44
Caption: Harmeet Dhillon is the chairwoman of San Francisco’s Republican Party.
San Francisco’s Republican Party has a new chair, and it’s not your average Republican. Let’s take some demographical statistics of GOP supporters....

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:54
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Caption: Brian Perkins with San Mateo Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Credit: Photo courtesy StoryCorps
San Mateo Congresswoman Jackie Speier has lived quite an eventful life. But arguably the most remarkable event happened during her time spent as a ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 07:43
Caption: Extreme cyclists gather before the race, Credit: Dara Kerr
Cutting your gas bill, your carbon footprint, or your waistline: these are some of the reasons to bike more. And in San Francisco, biking has incre...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 06:49
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Caption: Reporter Casey Miner rented her car out to a stranger through one of the city's personal carsharing companies., Credit: Casey Miner
Three new companies in the Bay Area are trying to match unused cars with people who can use them – it’s called carsharing. So you, with that car in...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 10:05
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Keith Raskin has been driving a taxi in San Francisco for 31 years, but now, with the down economy, he says it's harder than ever to earn a living ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2011
  • Length: 04:02
Caption: Harmeet Dhillon is the chairwoman of San Francisco’s Republican Party.
San Francisco’s Republican Party has a new chair, and it’s not your average Republican. Let’s take some demographical statistics of GOP supporters....

  • Added: Apr 06, 2011
  • Length: 06:54