San Francisco Public Library http://kalw.org en Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Bill Fontana’s Sonic Dreamscape of North Beach http://kalw.org/post/audiographs-sound-week-bill-fontana-s-sonic-dreamscape-north-beach <p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:33:39 +0000 Martina Castro 45483 at http://kalw.org Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Bill Fontana’s Sonic Dreamscape of North Beach Helping the homeless at the S.F. Public Library http://kalw.org/post/helping-homeless-sf-public-library <div style="height: 100%; line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%; word-wrap: break-word; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; outline-width: 0px;"><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 87.5%; line-height: 1.5;">A medley of people wait for the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://sfpl.org/" style="font-size: 87.5%; line-height: 1.5;">San Francisco Public Library</a><span style="font-size: 87.5%; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to open in the morning. Students on a deadline. People who <em>really</em> need a library book. Retired folks. And people checking email.</span></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:47:28 +0000 Julia Scott 4568 at http://kalw.org Helping the homeless at the S.F. Public Library Is “a puff enough” to ward off disease? This marijuana advocate says yes. http://kalw.org/post/puff-enough-ward-disease-marijuana-advocate-says-yes <p>You’ve probably heard the Super Bowl pot jokes (“We’re going to have a smokin’ bowl this year”), because the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are both from America’s only states where recreational marijuana is available (although New York and New Jersey are hosting <a href="http://www.nynjsuperbowl.com/">the game</a>.) It’s mildly funny, and author Clint Werner, author of <a href="http://marijuanagatewaytohealth.com/">“Marijuana</a>: Gateway to Health,” sees value in the joking.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:26:08 +0000 Steven Short 38976 at http://kalw.org Is “a puff enough” to ward off disease? This marijuana advocate says yes. Cannabis News Roundup: January 17, 2014 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-january-17-2014 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Court clarifies federal vs. state laws concerning raids… DEA worked with Mexican cartels… Legalization "scares" DEA… Proposal for pharmacies to be cannabis distributors… and more.</em></strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>COPS &amp; COURTS</em></strong></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:02:20 +0000 Steven Short 38518 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: January 17, 2014 Today's Local Music: Frances England http://kalw.org/post/todays-local-music-frances-england <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px; white-space: pre-wrap; ">Today we are featuring a song by San Francisco artist <a href="http://francesengland.com/about.php">Frances England</a>. She never imagined anyone outside of her son’s pre-school would hear the songs she wrote for a fundraiser. But now, through the world wide-ness of the Web, her music is known as far away as Australia and Europe. </span></p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:25:45 +0000 Steven Short 17550 at http://kalw.org Today's Local Music: Frances England