The Bridge

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  • Local Host Raja Shah

The Bridge is a weekly podcast featuring the best stories from the KALW newsroom. To hear even more stories from KALW, tune in to our daily news magazine, Crosscurrents.

The Bridge: Life after NUMMI

Aug 5, 2016
Kyle Trefny

We wrap up the first season of The Bridge with one of our favorite stories - about the aftermath of the closure of the NUMMI car factory in Fremont, California.

Kyle Trefny

THE INTERSECTION is one of the most ambitious reporting projects to come out of KALW. It's a podcast that explores change in the Bay Area one street corner at a time.

The Bridge: Behind the scenes at AT&T Park

Jul 22, 2016
Kyle Trefny

We hear two stories from the home of the San Francisco Giants - AT&T Park. First, we meet the Spanish-language broadcast team of the Giants -  or Los Gigantes - and then we spend time with the man who keeps the ballpark organ pipes singing.

Kyle Trefny

About 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease every year. We hear the story of one of them, Ben Rivers, who has found ways to maintain an active inner life even as his body slows down.

The Bridge: Real heroes read audits

Jul 8, 2016
Kyle Trefny

San Francisco voters have approved over $3 billion in loans for public infrastructure over the last decade. Some of the people who make sure the projects stay on track are ordinary citizens who spend their free time reading bond reports. Who ... signs up for this?

The Bridge: Homeless at night

Jul 1, 2016
Kyle Trefny

Bay Area media organizations have put a spotlight on homelessness this week. In this episode, we hear two stories from the KALW newsroom about what it's like to be homeless in the Bay Area at night.

Kyle Trefny

The backstory to this week's show is almost as interesting as the story itself. That's because it came out of the San Quentin Prison Report, a unique collaboration between KALW and a group of inmates at San Quentin State Prison who are telling their own stories of life on the inside.

New podcast highlights KALW's best Bay Area stories

Jun 16, 2016
Kyle Trefny

KALW Public Radio is proud to introduce The Bridge, a new podcast featuring the station's best Bay Area stories.

Illustration by Kyle Trefny

The Bridge is a new podcast featuring the best stories to come out of the KALW newsroom. Each week we'll bring you sound-rich, deeply reported stories about the Bay Area. Subscribe to the show in iTunes or Stitcher, add our RSS feed, or just search for "Bridge KALW" in your favorite podcast app. Our first episode is all about the drought.