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Why homelessness in San Francisco appears to be growing when, in fact, it isn’t

Many San Franciscans have the impression that homelessness has been growing in recent years. In 2016, residents called 311 to complain about encampments five times more than in the previous year. What’s confusing is — the population of homeless people in San Francisco has actually stayed relatively flat.

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Your Call's One Planet Series: Climate change and environmental rules under Trump

On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll speak with Penn State professor and climatologist Michael Mann who calls the Trump administration the most anti-science and anti-environmental administration in US history.

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City Visions: Combating online violence and harassment

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Host Joseph Pace and guests discuss how trolling and “doxing” or, posting someone’s personal information online, are increasingly being used as weapons to intimidate and harass.

Almanac - Monday 1/22/18

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Today Monday, 22th of January of 2018 is the 22nd day of the year.

There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year 

57 days until spring begins...

On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll speak with Penn State professor and climatologist Michael Mann who calls the Trump administration the most anti-science and anti-environmental administration in US history.

Steve Boland

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers... 

Philosophy Talk: Fractured Identities

Jan 19, 2018

How do you construct a coherent identity when you don’t feel like you fit in anywhere?


On this week's Bluegrass Signal, Peter Thompson interviews and presents music selected (and played) by Michael Mechanic, author of "The Music I Love Is a Racial Minefield: How I learned to fiddle my way through America’s deeply troubling history,” in the latest issue of Mother Jones magazine.

Edgar Allan Poe can thank you for the birthday wishes...nevermore!

 

Today is Friday, January 19, 2017 the 19th day of the year with 346 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 7:22am  
  • Sunset: 5:19pm

...giving us 9 hours and 57 minutes of daylight.  2% of the now waxing moon may be visible, setting at 8:00pm

 

 

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On the next media roundtable, we’ll discuss two separate investigations on the US-Mexico border by USA Today and ProPublica.

Courtesy of Jesús U. BettaWork

On stage you can find comedian Jesús U. BettaWork dressed in gold sequins, dancing, and telling jokes with vaudevillian and burlesque flair.

But he only started doing stand-up five years ago. He spoke with KALW’s Jen Chien about the ups and downs of becoming a comic.

Jesús U. BettaWork will be performing at Donde Esta Mi Comedy at Strut in the Castro on Sunday, January 21.

 

Courtesy of Pui Ling Tam

This story originally aired in February of 2017

An estimated three million people worldwide took to the streets to participate in the Women’s March on January 21, 2017.

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KALW's Winter 2018 Program Guide

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

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Answer this week's question: “What do you think about America's new tax bill?" 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 - Monday 1/22/18

Today Monday, 22 th of January of 2018 is the 22nd day of the year. There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year 57 days until spring begins ...

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