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How the GOP tax bill would kill plans for new affordable housing in California

The Republican tax bill will likely be up for a vote by the end of the week. The final version is expected to be released on Wednesday. These tax changes will hit California harder than much of the rest of the country, and it will likely hit us in a weak spot: the housing crisis.

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Your Call: Youth sue the US government for failing to act on climate change

It has been a momentous week for the groundbreaking climate change lawsuit, Juliana v. United States . It was brought two years ago by 21 children and young adults against the US government for insufficient action on global warming.

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Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar 12-12-2017

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Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar

San Francisco neighbors remember Mayor Ed Lee

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Around San Francisco, residents and community members took a moment to remember their mayor.

 

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San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim took office the same day Ed Lee became mayor back in 2011 and served as a supervisor for the entirety of his time as mayor. She was at Zuckerberg General Hospital.

12/12: The legacy of Mayor Ed Lee

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A special presentation from KALW News: 

  • A remembrance of Ewin M. Lee, San Francisco's 43rd mayor.

Josh Gondelman performs Wednesday (12/13/17) at Doc’s Lab in San Francisco, CA. Find ticket information here.

Dana Gould performs Thursday (12/14/2017) through Saturday (12/16/2017) at the Punch Line in San Francisco, CA. Find ticket information here.

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LISTEN: With the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee in the early hours of the morning, KALW News Director Ben Trefny reprises the story and clips from a conversation with the mayor during his re-election campaign.  

Philosophy Talk: Can Speech Kill?

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Can mere words create a toxic climate in which violence is condoned and encouraged?


Almanac - Tuesday 12/12/17

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Today Tuesday, the 12th of December of 2017 is the 346th day of the year

There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year.

9 days until winter begins

Our Children's Trust

  

It has been a momentous week for the groundbreaking climate change lawsuit, Juliana v. United States. It was brought two years ago by 21 children and young adults against the US government for insufficient action on global warming.

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Navy veteran Ron Ekika Riveira Jr. says that when you first see him and all his tattoos, you might see a “big bad scary-looking Hell’s Angels guy.” But if you look closer, you'll see that the ink tells a different, much more surprising story.

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Answer this week's question: “What is your favorite holiday tradition?" Call 1-833-SPEAK-CA to take part. Tune in to KALW on Tuesdays to hear answers from around the state.

KALW seeks a new General Manager

One of the most creative and dynamic stations in public radio is looking for a new leader.

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Almanac - Tuesday 12/12/17

Today Tuesday, the 12th of December of 2017 is the 346th day of the year There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year. 9 days until winter begins

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