Your Call: The state of senior services

What’s being done to address senior poverty? What resources are available for seniors?

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Happy Birthday Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996)! Enjoy special centennery remembrances during Morning Edition and All Things Considered today...

Today is Tuesday, April 25, 2017 the 145th day of the year with 250 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:21am
  • Sunset: 7:55pm

...giving us 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  9% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 6:05pm

Your Call: Bay Area Dance Week

Apr 24, 2017

Details about the 19th annual Bay Area Dance Week, a vibrant celebration with over 700 free events including classes, performances, open rehearsals, and lectures. It takes place through April 30.

photo by Julie Caine

 

Climate change is an issue that can be hard for some to prioritize. It’s abstract. We can read the charts and the statistics—but is there a way to feel it? The Bay Area’s Climate Music Project at UC Berkeley wants to make the experience visceral.

If you’ve driven across the Bay Bridge this month you probably noticed the banner above the Treasure Island Tunnel that says “Armenian Genocide 1915.” It's been just over a century since the Ottoman Empire began to systematically kill what would eventually be 1.5 million Armenians. Waves of refugees immigrated to the Bay Area, fleeing the killings. Today, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent live here.

A regal statue keeps watch of San Francisco Main Library's Fulton Street entrance. Who is he and why is he there? 

Steve Boland

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


Join host Dr. Dawn Gross for a conversation with physician and author Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter and Gordon Kaufman, both featured in the Academy Award-winning documentary Extremis, as they discuss the challenges posed by a healthcare system operating on the premise that more is always better.  

"Tofu Like Kung Fu"

Martin Levy, Garfield Elementary

City Visions: Are we close to a cure for aging?

Apr 24, 2017
"Fountain of Youths", by Brandon Chambers, used under CC license / resized and cropped.

What if we could end aging and prevent age-related diseases? Joseph Pace and guests explore recent advances in aging and longevity research. 

It's Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day!  Today is Monday, April 24, 2017 the 144th day of the year with 251 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:41am  
  • Sunset: 7:41pm

...giving us 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  97% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 7:24pm.
 

Tides at the Golden Gate

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A celebration of East Oakland by the artists who live, work and create there.

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Almanac - Thursday, 4-27-17

Pamper your dog today! Today is Thursday, April 27, 2017 the 147th day of the year with 248 days remaining. Sunrise: 6:18am Sunset: 7:57pm ...giving us 13 hours and 38 minutes of daylight. It’s a New Moon, none of it will be visible.

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