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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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
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
  • Length: 07:42
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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  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 08:16
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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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  • Added: Mar 06, 2011
  • Length: 02:56
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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