Crosscurrents Podcast http://kalw.org en Crosscurrents Presents: A Practical Guide to Disaster http://kalw.org/post/crosscurrents-presents-practical-guide-disaster <p>Crosscurrents Presents: A Practical Guide to Disaster</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Ben Trefny 42205 at http://kalw.org Crosscurrents Presents: A Practical Guide to Disaster Crosscurrents: April 2, 2014 http://kalw.org/post/crosscurrents-april-2-2014 <p>Details of State Senator Leland Yee's case; and Oakland's first gang-unit member recalls a dangerous Chinatown.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 01:06:19 +0000 Seth Samuel 41854 at http://kalw.org Crosscurrents: April 2, 2014 "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, <a href="http://www.theracetoanemergency.org/">www.theracetoanemergency.org</a>. &nbsp;</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 Crosscurrents: February 4, 2013 http://kalw.org/post/crosscurrents-february-4-2013 <p></p><p>The first of a two-part special on education and innovation in Oakland Schools.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:56:40 +0000 Seth Samuel 22655 at http://kalw.org Crosscurrents: November 22, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/crosscurrents-november-22-2012 <p></p><p></p><p>The final program in our series on Oakland's Fruitvale and San Antonio neighborhoods, produced by KALW News and Mills College in Oakland. We take a look at a corner store on Foothill Boulevard, a funeral home that's playing a vital role in the community, and we take a ride on Oakland's bus line 1.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Seth Samuel 19391 at http://kalw.org Crosscurrents: November 22, 2012