medicine http://kalw.org en "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland http://kalw.org/post/race-emergency-kalw-news-documentary-tracing-path-9-1-1-call-oakland <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve ever picked up the phone to call 9-1-1, you or someone else probably needed help. Badly. And you probably assumed that after dialing those three numbers, help would come screeching around the corner, lights and sirens blaring.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Well, the residents of East and West Oakland say that depends on where you live. &nbsp;In this special hour-long&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KALW</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;documentary, “The Race to an Emergency” host Martina Castro and reporter Ali&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Budner</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;trace the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland: from the dispatchers to the emergency responders. And they consider how&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">geography</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and demographics figure into a crisis that has been brewing in Oakland for decades.</span></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Click the player to listen to the hour-long documentary. For more information, links to sources, photos and data maps, please visit the documentary website,&nbsp;<a href="http://http://www.theracetoanemergency.org/">TheRaceToAnEmergency.org.</a></em></p><p><strong>Note: </strong>This piece first aired on October 8th, 2013. &nbsp;To see the original post and hear the audio from that airing, click <a href="http://kalw.org/post/race-emergency-kalw-news-documentary-tracing-path-9-1-1-call-oakland-0">HERE</a>. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 01:09:42 +0000 Martina Castro & Ali Budner 34170 at http://kalw.org "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland Work with Marty Nemko 10/20/13 http://kalw.org/post/work-marty-nemko-102013 <p>Interview with Dr. Paul Ruggieri, author of "Confessions of a Surgeon"</p> Sun, 20 Oct 2013 20:06:05 +0000 Malihe Razazan 34701 at http://kalw.org "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland http://kalw.org/post/race-emergency-kalw-news-documentary-tracing-path-9-1-1-call-oakland-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve ever picked up the phone to call 9-1-1, you or someone else probably needed help. Badly. And you probably assumed that after dialing those three numbers, help would come screeching around the corner, lights and sirens blaring.</span></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:58:58 +0000 Ali Budner & Martina Castro 34146 at http://kalw.org "The Race to an Emergency": A KALW News documentary tracing the path of a 9-1-1 call in Oakland Today's Your Call: Are you uninsured or underinsured? http://kalw.org/post/todays-your-call-are-you-uninsured-or-underinsured <p>&nbsp;</p><p>On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll have a conversation about The Affordable Care Act. What are the new coverage options? In California, the cost of health insurance is rising more rapidly than family incomes. What resources are available for those of us don&rsquo;t have healthcare or don&rsquo;t have much coverage?&nbsp; Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. What resources are available? And what&rsquo;s in store for the future of healthcare? It&rsquo;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p><p>Guests:</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 4115 at http://kalw.org Today's Your Call: Are you uninsured or underinsured?