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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For young people, this difficult economic time comes just as they are dreaming of what is possible in their future. We decided to take our micropho...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 04:04
Caption: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. , Credit: Lailan Sandra Huen
When she took office in January, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan had a laundry list of promises to make good on, and ideas to make reality. To talk about h...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 07:18
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When Jean Quan began campaigning to be the mayor of Oakland, she promised to clean up Oakland’s neighborhoods and improve the city’s schools. Quan’...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:41
Caption: A  police officer monitors a resident checkpoint in San Bruno after the gas line explosion., Credit:  Flickr photo by Thomas Hawk
Energy giant PG&E has been under close scrutiny since its gas pipeline burst in San Bruno last September, killing eight people and leveling 37 home...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 05:50
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Ian Wright is one of the original founders of Tesla, and now the owner of Wrightspeed, a clean energy transportation company based in San Jose. He ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:02
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While the debate about high-speed rail has been raging, new bus services like Bolt Bus and Megabus have taken off. They pick up and drop off in cit...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:35
Caption: Allendale Elementary School students, hard at work., Credit: Photo courtesy of Allendale Elementary.
Dr. Dewaina Hardee is a fifth-grade teacher at Oakland’s Allendale Elementary School. She’s trying to create what she calls a “culture of excellenc...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 06:01
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The city of Oakland is currently defending a controversial effort to reduce gang violence. Alameda County Judge Robert Freedman is reviewing a prop...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:05
Caption: Jonathan Stalls and his dog arrive at Ocean Beach at the end of his walk across the U.S., Credit: Photo courtesy of Jonathan Stalls
Jonathan Stalls is a pretty typical young American. Nice guy. Loves his family, his friends, his country. You’ll learn more about all that later. F...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 08:31
Caption: Dan Hoyle, Credit: Photo courtesy of Dan Hoyle
With summer just a few months away, many in the Bay Area are already planning their warm-weather adventures. But for those of you who want to take ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 06:42