Albany http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What happens when parents fund public schools? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-happens-when-parents-fund-public-schools <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 40449 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What happens when parents fund public schools? Dozens in Albany homeless encampment prepare for clearout http://kalw.org/post/dozens-albany-homeless-encampment-prepare-clearout <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the west side of the city of Albany, there’s a peninsula jutting into San Francisco Bay. It’s beautiful there, right on the water, with hiking trails and beaches looking directly out toward the Golden Gate Bridge. On that piece of land, there’s a broad hilly mound covered in brush, grass, trees, scattered concrete slabs, and rebar that’s come to be known as the Albany Bulb.</span></p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 00:00:21 +0000 Mary Rees 35795 at http://kalw.org Dozens in Albany homeless encampment prepare for clearout Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Golden Gate Fields in Albany http://kalw.org/post/audiographs-sound-week-golden-gate-fields-albany <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">All week long&nbsp;we've been playing you a sound, and asking&nbsp;you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.</span></p><p class="p1">This auditory guessing game is part of our new project, <a href="http://kalw.org/programs/audiograph">Audiograph</a>,&nbsp;a crowd-sourced collaborative radio project mapping the sonic signature of each of the Bay Area’s nine counties. By using the sounds of voices, nature, industry, and music, Audiograph tells the story of where you live, and the people who live there with you.</p><p class="p1">Every Thursday, Audiograph&nbsp;producer Julie Caine&nbsp;will reveal the origins of that week's sound on <a href="http://www.kalw.org/programs/crosscurrents"><span class="s1"><i>Crosscurrents</i></span></a>, and here in weekly blog posts. Did you have time to listen? Read on or listen above for the answer...</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:57:17 +0000 Julie Caine 22161 at http://kalw.org Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Golden Gate Fields in Albany