12:00am

Thu March 28, 2013

6:20pm

Wed March 27, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond ~ 3/29 at 3pm

Naturalist Bernie Krause

Famed natural sound recordist Bernie Krause is our special guest this Saturday 3 pm on "Folk Music & Beyond".  He talks about his early career in professional music and how he made the transition to naturalist and bio-acoustitian.  Krause will take us on a sonic tour to some of his favorite wilderness areas and talks about his new book "The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places."  Saturday, 3/30 at 3pm.

5:58pm

Wed March 27, 2013
Your legal rights 3/27

The Homeowners' Bill of Rights, payday loans, and loan sharks

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Chuck Finney is joined by Keith Ogden of Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto; Kevin Stein of the California Reinvestment Coalition; Joe Rideout of Consumer Action; and Leon Bayer, a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law.   

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5:00pm

Wed March 27, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: March 27, 2013

A special Crosscurrents: Julia Scott's documentary BON VOYAGE, the story of a same-sex couple from San Francisco who try to meet death in style.

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4:13pm

Wed March 27, 2013
It's All Politics

Ashley Judd Tweets She Won't Run For U.S. Senate

Ashley Judd watches Kentucky play Vanderbilt during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament on March 15 in Nashville.
Dave Martin AP

Actress Ashley Judd will not seek the Democratic nomination for Senate in Kentucky next year and challenge Republican Mitch McConnell, she announced Wednesday.

Using her Twitter account to end months of speculation, Judd wrote: "Regretfully, I am currently unable to consider a campaign for the Senate."

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3:49pm

Wed March 27, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Cannabis News Roundup: March 27, 2013

Cannabis leaf
Portable Network Graphics

Fourth Amendment still valid… Increased attention on vaporizers… Next week’s debate in San Francisco… and more

(McClatchy) // “Get that dog off my lawn” took on a new meaning yesterday when The Supreme Court ruled that drug-sniffing dogs cannot be used on private property without benefit of a search warrant. Your home is still your castle, and the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution is still in force.

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3:48pm

Wed March 27, 2013
The Two-Way

Ashley Judd Says She Is Not Running For Senate

Actress Ashley Judd addresses the crowd during a 2012 Tennesseans For Obama Benefit in Nashville, Tennessee.
Rick Diamond Getty Images

The actress Ashley Judd put an end to long-running rumors that she would challenge Sen. Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat in 2014.

Judd tweeted her decision, saying:

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3:25pm

Wed March 27, 2013
The Two-Way

Emerging Nations To Set Up Development Bank

Originally published on Thu March 28, 2013 9:53 am

BRICS leaders, from left, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South African President Jacob Zuma, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a group picture during the BRICS 2013 Summit in Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday.
Sabelo Mngoma AP

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – emerging economies that collectively are referred to as BRICS – announced Wednesday the creation of a development bank to fund infrastructure projects in developing nations.

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3:18pm

Wed March 27, 2013
The Two-Way

Obama's Labor Nominee Faces GOP Opposition Over His Role In A Supreme Court Case

Originally published on Fri April 12, 2013 9:33 am

Thomas Perez, the assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

Thomas Perez, the president's nominee to lead the Department of Labor and a high-profile Latino advocate for civil rights, is scheduled for a Senate confirmation hearing April 18. But behind-the-scenes wrangling over his nomination, and his controversial role in a Supreme Court case, is already well under way.

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3:16pm

Wed March 27, 2013
Shots - Health News

'Sponge' Drug Shows Promise For Treating Hepatitis C

Originally published on Thu March 28, 2013 10:31 am

Particles of the hepatitis C virus are imaged with an electron microscope.
James Cavallini Science Source

With an estimated 2 million baby boomers infected with hepatitis C, the disease has reached epidemic levels among Americans age 48 to 68.

Doctors can now cure about 70 percent of hepatitis C cases, but the drugs' side effects can be severe. And many Americans are still left with a disease that can cause liver failure and cancer.

So doctors have been desperate for better treatment options.

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