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Hey Area: The truth behind San Francisco's homeless bussing program


One of our listeners, Consuelo Faust, recently asked us a question through our Hey Area project: “Is it fact or urban legend that other cities or even States send their homeless people to San Francisco?”

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Media roundtable: Syrian government's attack on Eastern Ghouta & US students demand gun control

On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the shooting massacre at Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 people dead. Students who survived the shooting are boldly calling on Republicans to pass gun control legislation and stop taking contributions from the NRA.

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You're invited to Sights & Sounds of East Oakland Live!

Join KALW, Oakland Voices, Eastside Arts Alliance & LiveArts in Resistance for the latest in a series of events celebrating the community by the artists who live, work, and create in east Oakland.  Featuring the musical presentation of spoken word artist & singer M'Kala Payton and live stories of journalists from KALW & community journalism project, Oakland Voices.

Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3
Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8pm

Eastside Arts Alliance ~2277 International Blvd.~Oakland, California 94606

Philosophy Talk: Misogyny

15 hours ago

With all the advances women have made, why does misogyny still persist? 


It’s Girl Scout Cookie Weekend...get yours today!

 

Today is Friday, February 23, 2017 the 54th day of the year with 311 days remaining.

Sunrise: 6:49am  

Sunset: 5:57pm

...giving us 11 hours and 8 minutes of daylight.  44% of the moon will be visible, rising at 11:42am.

Brian Mann/North Country Public Radio

On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the shooting massacre at Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 people dead. Students who survived the shooting are boldly calling on Republicans to pass gun control legislation and stop taking contributions from the NRA.

Is there a dangerous downside to growing up with smart phones and social media? Today's teens are glued to their phones and virtually connected to each other like never before. So why are rates of teen depression and loneliness skyrocketing? Will our kids grow up better able to pick the right emoji over the right facial expression? Join us on the next City Visions, when we'll explore whether smartphones are destroying a generation.

 

Guests:  

Sue Porter, PhD, Dean of Students at The Bay School of San Francisco  

Hannah Kingsley-Ma

 

This story originally aired in August of 2016. 

There’s a warehouse in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood stuffed with the severed legs of aging mannequins, screws of various sizes, and large pieces of real fur.

 

Garaje Gooch

 

The Stud is a queer bar in San Francisco with a long and storied history. It was founded in 1966, the same year as the historic Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in the Tenderloin, three years before the Stonewall uprising in New York. It survived the AIDS crisis, the dot com boom, and bust and boom again — all the while building a reputation as a quirky, welcoming place for all visitors.

2/22: Keeping the doors of The Stud open

Feb 22, 2018

Today on Crosscurrents:

  • Inside SCRAP, a creative reuse center in San Francisco serving local teachers
  • What it’s like to be a member of the first worker-owned cooperative queer bar in San Francisco
  • A look inside a dance studio in East Oakland that’s teaching students the art of flamenco

Almanac - Thursday 2/22/18

Feb 22, 2018

Today is Thursday, the 22nd of February of 2018.

26 days until spring begins...

Tenderloin Museum's Katie Conry: Sights & Sounds

Feb 22, 2018
Tenderloin Museum

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. The Tenderloin Museum's executive director Katie Conry told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

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This week's question: "What do you think should be done to ensure the safety of kids in schools?" Call 1-833-SPEAK-CA to make your voice heard.

KALW's Winter 2018 Program Guide

Click here for a PDF of the Winter 2018 program guide.

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Almanac - Friday 2/23/18

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Weekend...get yours today! Today is Friday, February 23, 2017 the 54th day of the year with 311 days remaining. Sunrise : 6:49am Sunset : 5:57pm ...giving us 11 hours and 8 minutes of daylight. 44% of the moon will be visible, rising at 11:42am.

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