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San Quentin Prison Report: A nephew's forgiveness

In this segment from the San Quentin Prison Report, reporter Tommy Shakur-Ross tells a story about the unexpected bonds that can exist between inmates. ABDUL RAHIM: He looked up; his eyes full of tears and he just told me how sorry he was and I could see it. I could feel it. Click hear for more stories from the San Quentin Prison Report.
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Your Call: How are the media reporting on the President’s environmental policies?

On September 4th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week. President Obama became the first US president to visit the Arctic to draw attention to the impacts of climate change.
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A reminder that this weekend, BART’s Transbay Tube will be closed between Embarcadero and West Oakland stations. To help you out, we have put together a short set of recommendations of things to do, no matter what side of the tube you find yourself. Here are your Weekend Go-Tos.

Your Call Weekly Kudos: September 4th, 2015

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Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

Philosophy Talk asks: Has science replaced philosophy?

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Can philosophy still teach us anything that science can't? Are all the interesting questions now scientific questions?

On the September 4, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible.

September 4, 2015

Sep 4, 2015

Today is Friday September 04, 2015 246 day of 2015, 119 remaining Sunrise: 6:42 a.m. Sunset: 7:34 p.m. 12 hours and 51 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 11:58 p.m. Moonset: 1:23 p.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : National Macadamia Nut Day, Newspaper Carrier Day and Eat an Extra Dessert Day. On This Day In: 0476 - Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of the western Roman Empire, was deposed when Odoacer proclaimed himself King of Italy. 1609 - English navigator Henry Hudson began exploring the island of Manhattan. 1781 - Los Angeles, CA, was founded by Spanish settlers.

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What Governor Brown wants…  Students smoke more pot than tobacco now…  Pesticides finally being studied… Sperm counts drop “significantly”… Cannabis for your kitty?  And more.

LEGALIZATION & LEGISLATION

On September 4th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week. President Obama became the first US president to visit the Arctic to draw attention to the impacts of climate change.

These voices belong to members of La Peña Community Chorus. They have prepared an evening of Peruvian music, Friday at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. Show starts at 8:30pm.

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Rupa Marya is the composer, guitarist and lead singer for the band Rupa and The April Fishes. She sat down with KALW's Jen Chien to talk about the influences behind her new album Oval and how music can inspire social change. 

MARYA: You need all of these things to create a city, you don’t need just one group of people. You don’t just need apps.

San Quentin Prison Report: A nephew's forgiveness

Sep 3, 2015
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In this segment from the San Quentin Prison Report, reporter Tommy Shakur-Ross tells a story about the unexpected bonds that can exist between inmates. 

ABDUL RAHIM:  He looked up; his eyes full of tears and he just told me how sorry he was and I could see it.  I could feel it. 

Click hear for more stories from the San Quentin Prison Report.

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KALW's Fall Program Guide

Click here to see KALW's latest program guide.
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The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio

Roman Mars, Glynn Washington and Jessica Abel at the JCCSF! On Monday, September 21st, join the creators behind Snap Judgment and 99% Invisible, Glynn Washington and Roman Mars, along with award-winning cartoonist and writer Jessica Abel, author of Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio, for a conversation and live radio event.
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September 4, 2015

Today is Friday September 04, 2015 246 day of 2015, 119 remaining Sunrise: 6:42 a.m. Sunset: 7:34 p.m. 12 hours and 51 minutes of daylight today Moonrise 11:58 p.m. Moonset: 1:23 p.m. Special Celebrations today: Today is : National Macadamia Nut Day, Newspaper Carrier Day and Eat an Extra Dessert Day. On This Day In: 0476 - Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of the western Roman Empire, was deposed when Odoacer proclaimed himself King of Italy. 1609 - English navigator Henry Hudson began...
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99% Invisible: Johnnycab

On the September 4, 2015 edition of 99% Invisible.
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KAMAU RIGHT NOW!

The New York Times calls W. Kamau Bell “the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years.” And now, Kamau is teaming up with KALW to create KAMAU RIGHT NOW! a live radio and social media event that will transform the political and cultural conversation of the moment into what Kamau calls “a three-ring circus of relevance.” Kamau has recently been announced as the host of CNN’s upcoming travel show, The United Shades of America, and is best known for his critically acclaimed,...
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