All Things Considered

Weekdays 3-5pm
  • Hosted by Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, & Audie Cornish

NPR's signature afternoon magazine, with live news headlines from Washington and London.  KALW's broadcast includes a BBC News update at 4:01, the following day's San Francisco school lunch menu at 3:17 (during the school year), A "Dispatch from Kolkata" from Sandip Roy on Wednesdays at 4:45, and Roman Mars' "99% Invisible" on Fridays at 4:45.

For program details, visit their NPR website here.

This Saturday and Sunday, BART will stop service between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations for track repairs. For all alternate travel options for this weekend, call 5-1-1 or visit 511.org. Do not fear, we have a few unique suggestions to help you plan your weekend, which ever side of the BART tube that you find yourself.

Tonight is opening night for the The Tenderloin Museum, and they’re celebrating with a panel discussion titled ‘The Screaming Queens, Then and Now,’ featuring transgender activists Tamara Ching, Veronika Fimbres, and filmmakers Susan Stryker & Victor Silverman. 

Kathryn Rummel

It looks like we are in for a sunny weekend here in the Bay Area, and we have a few suggestions on how you can have some fun in the sun.

If you are not looking for a good spot to view fireworks this weekend, we have some alternative ideas on what to do around the Bay Area.

The weekend is just around the corner, and I have some suggestions on how to spend your time, making most of the very summery-feeling heat here in the Bay Area.

Michael Zelner

It’s Thursday, and do you know what you’re doing this weekend? If you don’t, fear not: I’ve got a list of go-to events that are open to everyone.

Please support these local businesses and thank them for supporting KALW!

Arizmendi Bakery ~ 1331 9th Ave (Irving/Judah) ~ 415-566-3117

BiRite Market ~ 3639 18th (Dolores/Guerrero) ~ 415-241-9760

Chai Cart ~ 550 Alabama (Mariposa/18th) ~ 415-728-1951

Destination Baking Company ~ 598 Chenery (Glen Park) ~ 415-469-0730

What does it mean to DecodeDC? 

Longtime NPR reporter Andrea Seabrook declares independence.

Andrea Seabrook, who covered Capitol Hill for NPR for a decade, has launched an independent reporting project called DecodeDC – and now, you can hear her reports on KALW every other Thursday at 5:30pm, right after Crosscurrents

Andrea was a guest on Your Call’s media roundtable in December – here’s some of what she had to say about Washington, the news media, and her aims for DecodeDC: