oakland 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 Hear Here is coming to a library near you! http://kalw.org/post/hear-here-coming-library-near-you <p>Hear Here producers are once again venturing out to both Oakland and San Francisco libraries-and we want you to come and share your stories!&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">We're bringing our microphones to record your memories, tales, and favorite personal stories. Bring a loved one, bring a few friends, or come by yourself-your stories will be featured online, and may air on 91.7FM!</span></p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:51:23 +0000 Ninna Gaensler-Debs 31680 at http://kalw.org Hear Here is coming to a library near you! Today on Your Call: What should school discipline look like? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-should-school-discipline-look <P></P> <P><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px">&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px; FONT: 14px Verdana"><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px">On the next Your Call,</SPAN><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px; COLOR: #0d0d0d">we’ll talk about how schools are dealing with discipline.&nbsp;</SPAN><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px">Every year, 400,000 students in California are suspended, while another 18,000 are expelled.&nbsp;New methods of discipline avoid suspension and expulsion, including one Oakland program called Restorative Justice.&nbsp; If you’re a teacher, administrator, student, or p Wed, 14 Nov 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 19353 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What should school discipline look like?