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For kids who need a senior-prom pickup, this driver Rolls with it

Walter Turner edges his 1989 Rolls Royce down a residential street in his Hunters Point neighborhood. It’s a white Silver Spur with a vinyl top the color of peanut butter and Turner’s just had it detailed earlier in the day.

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Patriotic Millionaires support taxing the rich, a living wage, and political equality

On this edition of Your Call, we speak with a member of the Patriotic Millionaires about their battle against the concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the few.

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THE INTERSECTION: Life before Google

Jun 18, 2018

 

All this week, we’re bringing you new episodes of THE INTERSECTION — a KALW podcast looks at change in the Bay Area from the view of a street corner. Each season focuses on a new neighborhood. 

City Visions: What to do about the teacher shortage?

Jun 18, 2018

How bad is the teacher shortage in Bay Area schools?  


Almanac - Monday 6/18/18

Jun 18, 2018

Today is Monday, 18th of June of 2018

It is the 169th day of the year

There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year.

3 days until summer begins...

One Planet: The fight to save the Brazilian Amazon

Jun 17, 2018

  

On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with Chris Feliciano Arnold about his new book, The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon.

Philosophy Talk: The Logic of Regret

Jun 15, 2018

Can we regret the sin but love the result of the sin?


"You say potato, I spell potatoe..." (see 1992 below)

Today is Friday, June 15, 2018, the 166th day of the year with 199 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 5:47am  
  • Sunset: 8:34pm

...giving us 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight.  1% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 7:53am.

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On this week's media roundtable, we'll discuss the North Korea-US summit. Journalist Tim Shorrock reports that the media response portrays a cynical disregard for South Korea.

6/14: Celebrating Eid ul-Fitr

Jun 14, 2018

Today on Crosscurrents:

  • An Oakland mosque where both Sunni and Shia pray and sing together.
  • Eating Uhygur food in the Bay Area.
  • The spiritual beats of San Jose rapper Tyson Amir.

The Uyghurs are a Muslim minority in Western China who have been marginalized for years there.

 

Their origins are interesting- Chinese, with Turkic and other central Asian influences. Their food is a fusion of Chinese, Arabic, Kazakh, Afghan and Turkish flavors and dishes. 

 

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Your Call's complete special coverage of San Francisco's June 5th elections

Including interviews with the top mayoral candidates and in-depth conversations about the role of big money and ranked-choice voting

KALW's Spring 2018 Program Guide

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

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Almanac - Wednesday 6/20/18

Today is Wednesday, the 20th of June of 2018 is the 171st day of the year. There are 194 days remaining until the end of the year....

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