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Wed August 27, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

How do we define wilderness?

Drakes Estero
Casey Miner

Earlier this month Drakes Bay Oyster Company,  in the Point Reyes National Seashore, closed its doors. That was after a long legal battle with the federal government that ordered the company to close so that Drakes Estero, which has been a commercial oyster farm for nearly 80 years,  could become the first fully protected marine wilderness area in the continental United States. The fight over Drakes Bay has stirred up a heated philosophical debate about how we want to interact with wilderness.

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Thu August 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Candlestick Park

Flickr user rulenumberone2

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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Wed August 13, 2014
Arts & Culture

Candlestick Memory: Croix de Candlestick

Candlestick fan Fernando Aguilar

As San Francisco bids farewell to Candlestick Park, we’re talking to people about their memories of this iconic San Francisco landmark. Today we hear from seasoned Giants fan, Fernando Aguilar, who remembers the origins of the Croix de Candlestick.

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Tue August 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Candlestick memory: KALW's Joe Burke

Aerial view of Candlestick Park
Under CC license from Flickr user amehdiza.

This Thursday night, Paul McCartney will close the show at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. It will be the final public event at the storied stadium. This week, we’re looking back at the defining memories of the park. 

Today, KALW morning announcer, Joe Burke – a born-and-raised San Franciscan and a die-hard 49ers and Giants fan – reflects on attending Giants games as a child.

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Wed September 25, 2013