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A daily news magazine. Its goal is expanding local depth reporting, at a time when most news organizations are cutting back on public interest journalism.

A daily news magazine. Its goal is expanding local depth reporting, at a time when most news organizations are cutting back on public interest journalism.
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Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description:

A daily news magazine. Its goal is expanding local depth reporting, at a time when most news organizations are cutting back on public interest journalism.

Twitter:

@KALWNews

Language:

English

Contact:

500 Mansell Street San Francisco, CA 90140 (415) 264-7106


Episodes

12/21: Counted: An Oakland Story

2/21/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Our friends from Snap Judgment discuss their new radio project, Counted: An Oakland Story .

Duration:00:23:48

2/15: The future of Oakland's Downtown

2/15/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Oakland decides on the future of its downtown The story behind this week’s Audiograph mystery sound

Duration:00:23:48

2/14: Combatting sexual harassment at school

2/14/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: A man seeking asylum in San Francisco is arrested by immigration agents African American teens in Oakland talk about their experiences of sexual harassment and assault at school More on the Oakland Unified School District's new sexual harassment policy

Duration:00:26:48

2/13: World Radio Day

2/13/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: A visit to an indie Turkish radio station operating at a time of increasing government crackdowns on opposition media A single conversation produced two different stories about an activist childhood in California

Duration:00:26:48

2/12: The healing powers of the humble acorn

2/12/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: A look at the new state law that requires education about human trafficking in school How acorns are helping native habitats grow back in the fire-ravaged North Bay hills A Bay Area Beats with legendary Bay Area turntablist DJ Qbert

Duration:00:25:48

2/8: Are we headed into another drought?

2/8/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Deciphering this winter's abnormally warm weather What severe cutbacks at the San Jose Mercury News and East Bay Times mean for staying informed in the Bay Area Enjoying the beats of Bollywood by the Bay

Duration:00:24:48

2/7: Combatting car break-ins

2/7/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: A look inside San Francisco’s car break-in crisis. A conversation with Paul Flores , who fuses documentary and playwriting. How a San Francisco man killed by police is being remembered.

Duration:00:26:48

2/5: Back to School

2/5/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: An Oakland-based program designed to help college-graduation rates rise From Snap Judgment , a story of a teenager from El Salvador navigating his senior year of high school in San Francisco

Duration:00:26:48

2/1: Looking back at Ed Lee's housing record

2/1/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents A deep look at Ed Lee’s approach to housing The story behind this week’s Audiograph mystery sound

Duration:00:25:48

1/31: Is this flu season worse than normal?

1/31/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: A look at this season's flu A Bay Area Beats with DiaPa’Son An interview with crochet artist Ramekon O’Arwisters

Duration:00:26:48

1/30: 40 Weeks

1/30/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: We go to a rally in San Francisco where women — especially Black women — who’ve had babies prematurely are working with researchers to find solutions The latest practices being used to help prematurely born babies survive The volunteers who help the smallest babies meet the world

Duration:00:25:48

1/29: The rise of vehicle sharing in the Bay Area

1/29/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Voices from this weekend’s Walk For Life March Why car sharing has gotten easier in Berkeley and Oakland The story behind the construction of a Bay Area bridge

Duration:00:25:48

1/25: Oakland's natural magic

1/25/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Driving in an express lane — for a small fee The Alphabet Rockers on creating socially conscious hip-hop for kids A tour of Oakland's herbs and trees with the "woke witch" A remembrance of Ursula K. Le Guin

Duration:00:25:48

1/24: African entrepenuership in Silicon Valley

1/24/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Analyzing the Trump Administration’s statements and policies on immigration African entrepreneurs meet Silicon Valley investors in Mountain View this weekend Iranian-American composer Sahba Aminika on overcoming trauma through making art

Duration:00:26:48

1/23: Getting to know your neighbors

1/23/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents A deeper look at the proposed bridge toll increase Inside the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland ​The story of a photographer in the Western Addition who who was determined to know the people living around her

Duration:00:23:48

1/22: Sounds from the 2018 Women's March

1/22/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Testimony from around the Bay Area at this weekend’s Women’s March Combating the caricature of the angry Black woman with The Stoop A Bay Area teacher reflects on how her early childhood experience in an incarceration camp impacted her as an educator

Duration:00:26:48

1/18: What’s missing from the conversation around sexual harassment?

1/18/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: Reflecting back on the anniversary of the first women’s march Hearing from you about what’s missing from the conversation around sexual harassment A conversation with comedian Jesús U. BettaWork

Duration:00:24:48

1/17: Is homelessness in San Francisco growing, or just more visible?

1/17/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: The population of people living on the streets has been the same for years. If the numbers aren’t changing — what is? The world premiere of Harriet's Spirit, a stage show that introduces kids to Harriet Tubman through opera An excerpt from the new podcast The Stoop

Duration:00:26:48

1/16: A Bay Area high school fights for clean drinking water

1/16/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: The story of a small school in Pescadero where students haven’t been able to drink from the water fountains for years Author Dashka Slater discusses her new book The 57 Bus , the story of a transgender Alameda County teen who was set on fire by a schoolmate

Duration:00:26:48

1/11: The legal limbo of the cannabis business

1/11/2018
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Today on Crosscurrents: How federal policy is shutting legal marijuana businesses out of banks. A lawsuit challenging Oakland’s ban on coal exports is headed for trial. From the Kitchen Sisters, a story about the great egg wars of the Gold Rush.

Duration:00:26:48

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