News Producer http://kalw.org en "Happy Birthday" by Various http://kalw.org/post/happy-birthday-various <p>Jazz legend and Bay Area resident Bobby Hutcherson&nbsp;says he is &nbsp;always grateful to live another year. He celebrates his birthday this Sunday, January 27.&nbsp;</p><p><em>To contribute your own story of a significant song to KALW's <a href="http://www.kalw.org/topic/my-mix-tape">My Mix Tape</a> project, leave a message at 415-364-7106 with your full name, where you live, the name of your song, and the story behind it.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 01:17:00 +0000 News Producer 8210 at http://kalw.org "Happy Birthday" by Various Exploring this "latin" american life with KALW's Radio Ambulante http://kalw.org/post/exploring-latin-american-life-kalws-radio-ambulante <p><a href="http://radioambulante.org/en/Home">Radio Ambulante</a> is a new Spanish-language podcast based at KALW. Crosscurrents host Hana Baba speaks with the host and co-founder of Radio Ambulante, local novelist <a href="http://www.danielalarcon.com/">Daniel Alarcón</a>,&nbsp;about what inspired him to create a show that would bring new voices, new perspectives, and a new language to public radio:</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:56:32 +0000 News Producer 17816 at http://kalw.org Exploring this "latin" american life with KALW's Radio Ambulante Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, May 21, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-may-21-2012 <p>(Bay Citizen) // The $68 billion bullet train project, destined to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles, is facing criticism after it was discovered that the light rail authority enacted a new policy to destroy emails after a 90-day period. <a href="http://www.baycitizen.org/government/story/rail-authority-policy-purge-e-mails-ire/">Five years of emails were deleted</a> in the midst of multiple inquires from local government and opposition groups in search of information on the train&rsquo;s progress. Mon, 21 May 2012 16:27:38 +0000 News Producer 10952 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, May 21, 2012 AIR names KALW to lead public media transformation http://kalw.org/post/air-names-kalw-lead-public-media-transformation <p><strong>SAN FRANCISCO:&nbsp;</strong>After a stiff national competition this fall, the Association of Independents in Radio, Inc. (AIR) today announced KALW as one of ten public radio and television stations tapped for <a href="HTTP://www.airmediaworks.org">Localore</a>, a producer-led transmedia project challenging public broadcasters to invent new forms of reporting that expand service to a wider public. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:45:56 +0000 News Producer 5165 at http://kalw.org AIR names KALW to lead public media transformation KALW steps up to transform public media http://kalw.org/post/kalw-steps-transform-public-media <p>This past December, the Association of Independents in Radio, Inc. (AIR) selected KALW as a finalist in a new national competition to extend tap roots into the local community and broaden the station’s service to a wider public.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 23:23:40 +0000 News Producer 4167 at http://kalw.org KALW steps up to transform public media