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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

11/21: What the end of Temporary Protected Status means for Haitians living in the Bay Area

11/21/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : What a change in immigration status will mean for a small Haitian church in the North Bay. The complicated history of African American student achievement in San Francisco, and an expansive new plan for improvement.

Duration: 00:23:48


11/20: Learning to love the 880

11/20/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : A love letter to the much maligned 880 freeway. What to expect from BART's new train cars . Answering your questions about BART announcements.

Duration: 00:24:48


11/16: Mountain View or Googleville?

11/16/2017
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There's a reason some locals fear that Mountain View is becoming a company town in the classically monopolistic sense: Google accounts for 1 in 5 jobs there and it owns more land than anyone else.

Duration: 00:25:56


11/15: Homeless in Googleville

11/15/2017
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Right outside of Google's headquarters in Mountain View we meet a Googler living in an RV in a company parking lot; a subcontractor living in a trailer on the street; and a man living in a van. Find out how they ended up here and what the city of Mountain View is doing to help them.

Duration: 00:24:56


11/13: THE INTERSECTION — Life before Google

11/15/2017
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Once upon a time in Mountain View, California, there was life before Google . Listen on The Intersection.

Duration: 00:27:04


11/14: Home Sweet Google

11/14/2017
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Google has made a lot of its employees very, very rich. So why are some of them living in a mobile home park next to the company's global headquarters? And how do other park residents feel about their new neighbors? Find out on the latest installment of THE INTERSECTION.

Duration: 00:24:00


11/9: Discretionary review

11/9/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : A “special power” lets San Franciscans halt new construction. Come January, will legalized marijuana be available in your city? Filmmaker Cheryl Fabio discusses her documentary about West Oakland's blues history and what it can tell us about the city's future.

Duration: 00:24:48


11/8: Jaco's story

11/8/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : The North Bay fires burned a Santa Rosa school for high-functioning autistic students, as well as some of their homes. A festival celebrating contemporary Latinx choreographers is happening this weekend.

Duration: 00:25:48


11/7: Harm reduction for homeless alcoholics

11/7/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : An experimental housing model that lets homeless alcoholics keep drinking. From the Memory Palace , the untold story of the Donner Party.

Duration: 00:26:48


11/6: What's killing California's trees?

11/6/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : How a tiny beetle is helping fuel California's wildfire problem. Workers at the Tesla factory say the company has violated labor laws. An excerpt from The Stoop podcast " You called me African what? "

Duration: 00:26:48


11/2: A new city skyline

11/2/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : The open enrollment period for Covered California begins San Francisco's tallest building gets adorned with moving images This week’s Audiograph mystery sound revealed

Duration: 00:26:48


10/31: Spirits, ghosts, legwarmers for dance class

10/31/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents: Talking to the dead with a spirit medium. Learning about the ghostly mastermind behind a South Bay mystery mansion. Tagging along with a real-life ghost hunter in the East Bay. Taking a dance class at Sunday Skool.

Duration: 00:24:48


10/30: Bookstore survival in the age of Amazon

10/30/2017
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Tomorrow on Crosscurrents : Celebrating the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Green Apple Books. From our partners at The Moth , Bay Area author Laura Albert explains the story behind her longtime pseudonym, JT LeRoy.

Duration: 00:26:48


10/26: The art of Día de los Muertos

10/30/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : A personal reflection on the Day of the Dead. T aking a curated tour of the Día de los Muertos exhibit at San Francisco’s SOMArts Cultural Center. Bay Area Beats — with singer/songwriter Kelly McFarling.

Duration: 00:25:48


10/25: How the fires will impact the affordable-housing crisis

10/25/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : How the firestorm up north will affect the affordable housing crisis. How San Francisco’s hot housing market is keeping homeless people out of available units. Two close friends reflect on their experience caring for abandoned elderly patients in the wake of an assisted-living residence's closure. The story of the man who made Golden Gate Park.

Duration: 00:25:48


10/24: The health effects of wildfire smoke

10/24/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : A pulmonologist considers the lingering health effects of the North Bay fires. Why IS there a gigantic but unused crane towering over San Francisco’s Hunters Point Shipyard? How a community came together to make San Francisco’s Bayview District more beautiful.

Duration: 00:26:48


10/19: What happens if you lose your car in a wildfire?

10/19/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents: How people who lost their cars in the North Bay fires are getting where they need to go. How the Oakland Symphony found its niche under conductor Michael Morgan. This week’s Audiograph mystery sound revealed .

Duration: 00:26:48


10/17: Fleeing from flames, a second time

10/17/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : Pamela Voyles lost her home in 2015 to fire in Lake County, only to end up in Santa Rosa. How a fundraising campaign by artists for North Bay fire victims grew into something extraordinary . The young musicians at Upstar Records make it their mission to create beats with a purpose.

Duration: 00:26:48


10/16: The inmates who are helping to fight California’s wildfires

10/16/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : The story of two incarcerated men battling the Tubbs fire in Sonoma County From our partners at San Quentin Radio, a man serving time with his entire family in prison reflects on the cycle Oakland author Pendarvis Hernshaw shares the advice he’s gathered from elders

Duration: 00:25:43


10/12: A radio station in Santa Rosa stays on the airwaves

10/12/2017
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Today on Crosscurrents : How one radio station dropped everything to step up for Sonoma County. A look at the local history of gonorrhea. 76-year-old Ira Watkins, a self-taught artist, talks about his own version of artistic success.

Duration: 00:26:48

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