"Commencement 2014" by CC Flickr user CSU Monterey Bay, resized and recropped

Cal State drops freshman placement tests and remedial classes in hopes of boosting grad rate

Earlier this month, the Cal State University Chancellor announced something huge. He issued an executive order that will radically change what’s known as “remedial” education.

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Ahmad Al-Ba

Your Call: Storytellers confront the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza

June marked the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. After visiting the occupied territories, renowned novelists and essayists Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman marked the anniversary by inviting international writers to bear witness to the human cost the Israeli occupation.

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John Orvis

The next broadcast of Kamau Right Now!  will be live from Laney College's Odell Johnson Theatre on Thursday, August 17th at 7pm. 

W. Kamau Bell's guests include featuring actor, director and activist Danny Glover, comedian Irene Tu, and Anita Sarkeesian, founder of Feminist Frequency.  Plus, music from Antique Naked Soul.

Sights & Sounds: Cherríe Moraga

8 hours ago

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Playwright, poet, essayist, and activist Cherríe Moraga told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Zen Hospice Project’s BJ Miller talks about embracing death not as a medical event but rather as a universally shared life experience.

Today is Thursday, August 17, 2017 the 229th day of the year with 136 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:27am  
  • Sunset: 8:00pm

...giving us 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  30% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 4:45pm.

Ahmad Al-Ba

June marked the 50th anniversary of the occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. After visiting the occupied territories, renowned novelists and essayists Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman marked the anniversary by inviting international writers to bear witness to the human cost the Israeli occupation.

Bay Area Beats: The Sons Of Soul Revivers

22 hours ago
Courtesy of The Sons of Soul Revivers

 

The Sons Of Soul Revivers are a San Francisco-based quartet who come from a family of gospel singers; their songs are grounded in the gospel tradition.

Gareth Gooch, resized and recropped

 

Oakland-based Cherríe Moraga is a Chicana poet, essayist, playwright and feminist activist.

"Commencement 2014" by CC Flickr user CSU Monterey Bay, resized and recropped

 

Earlier this month, the Cal State University Chancellor announced something huge.  He issued an executive order that will radically change what’s known as “remedial” education.

Debtors' Rights Both Before & After Filing for Bankruptcy. Guest: Leon Bayer, a Specialist in Bankruptcy Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck & Leon? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

Jeremy Daniel

This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe talks with 7-time Grammy Award-winning duo Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., the original lead singers of the internationally-renowned vocal group The 5th Dimension.

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Almanac - Thursday 8/17/17

Today is Thursday, August 17, 2017 the 229th day of the year with 136 days remaining. Sunrise: 6:27am Sunset: 8:00pm ...giving us 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight. 30% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 4:45pm.

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