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Your Call: Media coverage of white nationalists in the US & the firing of Bill O'Reilly

This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's narrow referendum victory and the alarming attacks on Turkish journalists and media organizations.

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Are there more crows in the Bay Area than there used to be?  The answer is yes. For this short-answer segment, reporter Jurgen Klemm teamed up with veteran birder Alan Hopkins to learn why. Click the player above to hear the story. 

It's Bat Appreciation Day!  Today is Monday, April 17, 2017 the 106 day of the year with 258 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:31am  
  • Sunset: 7:48pm

...giving us 13 hours and 16 minutes of daylight.  74% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 12:48am.

We'll have a discussion about ride hailing companies and how they are impacting transportation and life in the Bay Area. In 2016, San Francisco had the third worst traffic congestion in the nation.

New York Botanical Garden

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


"A Girl Who Saves the World"

Angelina Fang, Garfield Elementary

Regulation changes proposed in Congress ... Small growers in Mendo feeling squeezed ... Big pot bust on I-580 ... How to enjoy 4/20 event ... and more.

Is remix culture an exciting new development in the arts, or a sign that genuine creativity is dead?


April 14, 2017

Apr 14, 2017

Today is Friday April 14, 2017 The 104th day of 2017-- 261 left Sunrise this morning 6:34 a.m. set: 7:45 p.m. 13:11 hours of daylight Moonrise: 11:06 p.m. set: 8:54 a.m. . SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :International Moment of Laughter Day, Dictionary Day, National Dolphin Day, Pecan Day, Ex Spouse Day, World Marbles Day, Pan American Day and Reach As High As You Can Day, This day in History: 1775 - The first abolitionist society in U.S. was organized in Philadelphia with Ben Franklin as president.

On Thursday, the US military dropped a massive 22,000-pound bomb in eastern Afghanistan. How are the media covering the human cost of the “war on terror” in Afghanistan?

The Bay Bridge that was

Apr 13, 2017
Lina Misitzis

 

The last of the old Bay Bridge came down a few weeks ago. That means the end of a habitat for the double crested cormorants that nested there. At their height in 2007, more than 1,200 nests were counted in the underbelly of the bridge.

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

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Almanac ~ Thursday, 4/20/17

It's Lima Bean Appreciation Day! Today is Thursday, April 20, 2017 the 109th day of the year with 255 days remaining. Sunrise : 6:27am Sunset: 7:50pm ...giving us 13 hours and 23 minutes of daylight. 46% of the waning moon will be visible, setting at 1:46pm.

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