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The end of Temporary Protected Status has big consequences for Bay Area immigrants

More than 55,000 immigrants are living in California with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) — a form of humanitarian relief for those whose home countries have had some kind of catastrophe. Now, they’re at risk of losing their legal status.

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Your Call: Native Americans discuss the true history of Thanksgiving

How can we give thanks while honoring the historic significance of Thanksgiving?

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Berkeley ready for adult sales ... Smoking lounges may come to San Francisco ... State banking group considers armored cars ... Health, Opinion and more. 

Happy Birthday, Sesame Street! Today is Friday, November 10, 2017, the 314th day of the year with 51 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:44am  
  • Sunset: 5:01pm us 11 hours and 12 minutes of daylight.  62% of the waning gibbous moon will be visible, rising at 11:54pm

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Last weekend, Mohamad Bin Salman, the Saudi Crown Prince and the architect of the devastating war in Yemen, ordered the arrests of some of the country’s top political and business elites. On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing crackdowns in Saudi Arabia.

Did you know that you have the power to hit the pause button on new construction projects in San Francisco?

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It was just a year ago this week that California voters approved the legal sale of cannabis to adults.  And in less than two months that law is supposed to go into effect. But there seem to be some complications.

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Cheryl Fabio covers a lot of ground in her documentary, Evolutionary Blues: West Oakland's Music Legacy.

Filmmaker Cheryl Fabio: Sights & Sounds

Nov 9, 2017

Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Filmmaker Cheryl Fabio will be screening her documentary, Evolutionary Blues: West Oakland's Music Legacy at the African American Museum And Library In Oakland, on Friday, 11/10. She told KALW’s Jen Chien about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay Area this week.

Robbin Légère Henderson’s new book, Immigrant Girl, Radical Woman: A Memoir from the Early Twentieth Century, pays homage to her grandmother, Matilda Rabinowitz.

Binah: Armistead Maupin with Peter Stein

Nov 9, 2017

Writer Armistead Maupin chronicles his odyssey from the Old South to freewheeling San Francisco, and his evolution from curious youth to groundbreaking writer and gay rights pioneer, in his new memoir Logical Family.

KALW Almanac - Thursday 11/9/17

Nov 9, 2017

Today, Thursday, the 9th of November of 2017 is the 313th day of the year...


Answer this week's question: “What should be done about people in your community going hungry?" Call 1-833-SPEAK-CA to take part. Tune in to KALW on Tuesdays to hear answers from around the state.

KALW seeks a new General Manager

One of the most creative and dynamic stations in public radio is looking for a new leader.

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Almanac - Wednesday 11/22/17

click here for the recipe for Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish... Today Wednesday, the 22 th of November of 2017 is the 326th day of the year. There are 39 days remaining until the end of the year. 29 days until winter begins ...

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