Lisa Morehouse

Navigating the Delta: The roots of agriculture

Major California rivers drain into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and over decades of building dams and reservoirs and pumps, it’s become the major hub of California’s water system — a system that may change again if Governor Jerry Brown's controversial plans to build tunnels for water transport go through.

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Your Call's media roundtable: Syrian refugees in the Middle East and Trump's Russian business ties

This week, shocking images of Syrian refugees who died in Lebanese military custody, allegedly during or after torture, have received widespread coverage. The majority of Syrian refugees are living in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. Who’s telling their stories?

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CAROLINA HIDALGO | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO

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


Photo courtesy Leanne Meyer/modified from original

“The biggest trick is how do we teach women at any stage to keep knowing what they want and asking for that,” 

By Pixabay user jasper-m. Licensed under Creative Commons CC0/cropped.

Cannabis coming to Alameda ... Oakland’s “pot equity” ... Humboldt growers shun permits ... Teen use drops again ... and more.

Philosophy Talk: Cognitive Bias

Jul 14, 2017

If humans are so rational, then how come we're subject to so much unconscious bias and error?


Almanac July 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017

Today is Friday July 14, 2017 The 195th day of 2017-- 170 left Sunrise this morning 5:59 a.m. set: 8:31 p.m. 14:31 hours of daylight Moonrise: Previous Day set:11:20 a.m.

SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS TODAY: Today is :International Nude Day, National Collector Car Appreciation Day, National Motorcycle Day, National Mac and Cheese Day, Pandemonium Day and Shark Awareness Day.

This week, public interest groups and several corporations took part in a day of action to protest the FCC’s plan to kill net neutrality, which ensures an open Internet for all.

Chris Hambrick

At the Conservatory of Classical Ballet in San Leandro, nearly 20 young people line-up in rows, paying rapt attention to their teacher, Carlos Carvajal.

Teetering on the edge of San Francisco's development boom

Jul 13, 2017
Claire Stremple

 

It seems as though you can’t look up at the sky without seeing the long neck of a construction crane.

Sights & Sounds: Erika Chong Shuch

Jul 13, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Choreographer and director Erika Chong Shuch told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.

We feature representatives from various women’s organizations to discuss the challenges they face during the new administration, including Clare Winterton, Global Fund for Women; Rebecca Griffin, NARAL Pro-Choice California; Amy Whelan, National Center for Lesbian Rights; Lourdes Martinez, Mujeres Unidas y Activas. The moderator is Kanishka Karunaratne.

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Almanac - Thursday 7/20/2017

Today Thursday, the 20th of July of 2017 is the 201st day of the year...

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