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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.


Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
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Award winning writer, radio host, NPR contributor and novelist Sandip Roy brings his wit and insight to these personal audio diaries from his new life in his old home, India.

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  • Updated: May 18, 2015
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Exploring the art of singing with arts journalist Chloe Veltman

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  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
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Diverse perspectives on media and the week's news.

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  • Updated: Jan 17, 2017

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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
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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
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Caption: Marsham Khan cooks a goat head, February 15, 2010., Credit: James Lee
James Lee spent three years stationed in Iraq, as a U.S. Marine. After his time there, Lee went to Afghanistan, but not in uniform. He retired to ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
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Caption: Cover of "Peace Meals" by Anna Badkhen
When reporters are sent to cover conflict zones, they focus on doing their job, and getting the story. As any reporter will tell you, it’s never ab...

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Caption: Potential residents view a renovated Oakland Community Land Trust house on Birch Street., Credit: Photo courtesy of OCLT
Health problems are one long-term consequence of foreclosure. Another is community stability. Right now the city of Oakland has about 5,000 propert...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:48
Caption: Erin Shannon, “Queen of Pie.”, Credit: Rob Hoey
One San Francisco-based group is taking the worship of food to a whole new level. This past Saturday, about 100 people descended on 111 Minna Galle...

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Caption: "I Hotel" by Karen Tei Yamashita
The eviction of the residents of San Francisco’s International Hotel took place the night of August 4th, 1977, but the drama played out throughout ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 07:15
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Eating and drinking in a library are always forbidden – and with good reason. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn a lot about eating and drinking...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 04:52