Eli Wirtschafter

These citizens wanted better bike lanes. So they built them.

It’s a sunny Friday afternoon. Three guys riding bicycles meet on a corner in downtown San Francisco, where they disguise themselves as city employees. Sort of.

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Your Call: How gerrymandering undermines democracy

We’ll have a conversation about gerrymandering and how it shapes the US electoral map.

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Andy Bosselman


UPS workers returned to the distribution facility this morning, a day after 38-year-old driver Jimmy Lam shot and killed three coworkers before turning the gun on himself.

Need to vent? Call San Francisco's Warm Line

Jun 15, 2017
Audrey Dilling

Seventy thousand people call San Francisco’s suicide crisis line each year. If someone's making that call, it usually means they're on the verge of harming themselves, and in severe emotional distress. But San Francisco has a service that’s aimed at reaching people before they’re on the brink of crisis — the San Francisco Mental Health Peer-Run Warm Line.

CC Flickr user George Grinstead, resized and recropped


Throughout the prison system men are dying from incurable diseases. Sometimes these inmates are granted freedom through a program called Compassionate Release.

UPS employee shares insights about San Francisco mass shooting

Jun 15, 2017

When Jimmy Lam opened fire inside a UPS facility in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood, killing three coworkers and then himself, many other employees escaped without physical harm. But the experience was traumatic.

The latest episode of Kamau Right Now! was broadcast live from the New Parish in downtown Oakland.

It’s throw back Thursday, when we go back to the Summer of Love, in 1967...

Sights & Sounds: John Fisher

Jun 15, 2017
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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. John Fisher, Executive Director of Theatre Rhinoceros told KALW’s Jen Chien about three awesome events happening around the Bay this weekend.

Binah: Peter Hook with Aidin Vaziri

Jun 15, 2017

On the June 15th edition of Binah, Peter Hook, musician and co-founder of the seminal bands Joy Division and New Order, discusses his latest memoir Substance: Inside New Order, a no-holds-barred account of his 27-year history in the band.

KALW Almanac ~ Thursday June 15, 2017

Jun 15, 2017

 Today Thursday, 15th of June of 2017 is the 166th day of the year. There are 199 days remaining until the end of the year.  509 days until Congressional Elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018(that's 1 year 4 months and 22 days from today) 1237 days until Presidential Elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020(that'll be 3 years 4 months and 19 days from today) The sun rose this morning at 5:47 am 

Your Call: Regulating ride-hailing

Jun 15, 2017
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We’re following up on our conversation about regulating the ride-hailing industry.



KALW Almanac ~ Tuesday June 27, 2017

Today Tuesday, 27th of June of 2017 is the 178th day of the year. There are 187 days remaining until the end of the year. 497 days until Congressional Elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018. 1225 days until Presidential Election on Tuesday November 3, 2020 The sun has risen at 5:50 am and the sun will set tonight at 8:36 pm. Today we will have 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight. Solar noon will be at 1:13 pm. The first high tide was at 2:04 am and the next high tide will be at 4:03 pm. The first low tide will be at 8:45 am and the next low tide at 9:08 pm.

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