Steven Short

Reporter/Producer

Steven has been with KALW News since it’s beginnings in 2004. His history, art and public interest stories have won awards for Breaking News, Feature Writing and Explanatory Journalism. Some of his reports have aired nationally on NPR.

He is responsible for The Source, a recurring feature on the origins of Bay Area place names. He also researches most of the listings for the Crosscurrents local music calendar and compiles the weekly online Cannabis News Round-up.

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11:43am

Fri March 14, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 03.14.14

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9:06am

Wed March 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Nesta

The band you’re hearing now is called Nesta. They’re a reggae band from Half Moon Bay. While Bob Marley is their main influence, the band primarily plays original compositions. 

Nesta will be performing Sunday afternoon, March 16th at The Surf Spot in Pacifica. Music starts about 1:00pm. 

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9:08am

Tue March 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Broun Fellinis

Gary Stenger

The music you’re hearing now is by the San Francisco jazz/hip-hop trio known as The Broun Fellinis. They say of their sound, "We don't really write songs. We superimpose songified ideas.”

This week the Broun Fellinis will be superimposing their songified ideas on a collaboration called “ArtComplex Performances.” That's a series of structured improvisations with dance, live music and art installations.

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3:23pm

Mon March 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: The Gravel Spreaders

The Gravel Spreaders, who you’re hearing now, claim to be from the Deep South – south of Market Street, in San Francisco, that is. 

You can experience the  “metal-grass” sound The Gravel Spreaders on Friday, March 14th when they play Smiley’s Saloon in Bolinas. Music should start about 9:00pm. 

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10:10am

Fri March 7, 2014
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: 03.07.14

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Jerry Brown afraid of potheads... Oregon & Washington go legit... Customer etiquette in Colorado... Tenants right to smoke indoors not valid... Gold rolling papers?... Gupta doubles down on cannabis... and more. 

LEGALIZATION

Gov. Brown fears potheads can’t stay alert enough to be good citizens // Sac Bee

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