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Hey Area: The truth behind San Francisco's homeless bussing program

One of our listeners, Consuelo Faust, recently asked us a question through our Hey Area project: “Is it fact or urban legend that other cities or even States send their homeless people to San Francisco?”

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Steve Disenhof

How foster youth and street musicians inspired choreographer Robert Moses

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll speak with Robert Moses about his company’s new dance performance Bootstrap Tales. The performance is inspired by the company’s effort to help San Francisco foster youth find a career in the arts.

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DíaPaSon's Maria De La Rosa: Sights & Sounds

Feb 15, 2018

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. DíaPaSon's Maria De La Rosa told KALW’s Jen Chien about four amazing arts events happening around the Bay this week.

Binah: Robert Sapolsky

Feb 15, 2018

Neuroendocrinologist Robert Sapolsky presents an entertaining romp through the worlds of psychology, primatology, sociology and neurobiology to explain why we behave the way we do.

Almanac - Thursday 2/15/18

Feb 15, 2018

Today Thursday, 15th of February of 2018 is the 46th day of the year.

There are 319 days remaining until the end of the year 

33 days until spring begins...

Courtesy WNYC Studios


On this edition of Your Call, we examine class. When surveyed, the vast majority of people in the US say they are either middle class or working class. The truth is, we are experiencing record inequality. How does class shape our lives?

2/14: Combatting sexual harassment at school

Feb 14, 2018

Today on Crosscurrents:

  • A man seeking asylum in San Francisco is arrested by immigration agents
  • African American teens in Oakland talk about their experiences of sexual harassment and assault at school
  • More on the Oakland Unified School District's new sexual harassment policy

Combatting sexual harassment in Oakland schools

Feb 14, 2018

Girls of color who attend Oakland public schools don’t feel safe from sexual harassment or assault, according to a recent report issued by the district. The question is: What is being done about it?

Lee Romney

Girls of color who attend Oakland Unified schools don’t feel safe from sexual harassment or assault. That’s according to a report commissioned by the district.

""No Human Being is Illegal" by CC Flickr user Lynn Friedman


Last week in San Francisco, Omer Abdelmaged entered a government office in the SoMa district for an asylum interview.

Zainab Johnson is performing at the Punch Line in San Francisco, CA this Wednesday (02/14/2018) through Saturday (02/17/2018). Find ticketing information here.

Sinbad, is performing at Tommy T’s Comedy Club in Pleasanton, CA this Friday (02/16/2018) through Sunday (02/18/2018). Find ticketing informations here

Family Law Valentine's Day Program -- Using Mediation to Resolve Marital Disputes. Guests: Family Law Specialists Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization: Janet Frankel and B J Fadem. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 


This week's question: "What do you think should be done to ensure the safety of kids in schools?" Call 1-833-SPEAK-CA to make your voice heard.

KALW's Winter 2018 Program Guide

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

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Almanac - Wednesday 2/21/18

Today is Wednesday, February 21, 2018. It is the 52nd day of the year. There are 313 days remaining until the end of the year 27 days until spring begins ...

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