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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9:53am

Mon May 20, 2013
Arts & Culture

Meredith Axelrod

Most people are eager to discover any new form of technology. And once they do, they quickly forget the “old ways.” Well, singer Meredith Axelrod is not most people. She specializes in recreating early vocal and recording techniques, usually prior to the 1930s. Meredith Axelrod will be singing in her sentimental style next Saturday, May 25 at the Atlas Café in San Francisco, from about 4 to 6pm.

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3:07pm

Fri May 17, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: May 17, 2013

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US Attny. targets SF center… Positives reported in two clinical trials… Jimmy Carter denounces legalization… Dueling conferences in Bay Area this weekend… and more!

>> Politics and Legalization

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11:01am

Thu May 16, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: Bhi Bhiman

Bhi Bhiman

The heart-felt singing we are featuring today belongs to Bhi Bhiman, who has received stellar reviews from The New York Times, Time Magazine, and NPR.  But those are just journalists. More important is what YOU think about him. You can form your own opinion of him when Bhi Bhiman is joined on Saturday, May 18 by two more Crosscurrents favorites, Meklit Hadero & Quinn DeVeaux. They’re all performing at St. Cyprian’s Church in San Francisco, as part of the SF Live Arts series. Music begins at 8pm. 

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12:35pm

Tue May 14, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: SFJazz High School All-Star Orchestra

What you’re hearing now is the best the Bay Area has to offer in young jazz musicians. This is the award-winning SFJazz High School All-Star Orchestra. They’re helping to inaugurate the new SFJazz Center next Saturday May 18. It’s an afternoon show, starting at 2pm.

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1:48pm

Fri May 10, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: May 10, 2013

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Court says counties can ban dispensaries… US Attorney targets Berkeley Patients Group… New research: cannabis smoke doesn’t increase cancer risks… and more!

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