City Visions

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Local Bay Area issues, with listener participation, every Monday at 7pm

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12:00pm

Mon January 9, 2012
City Visions: January 9, 2012

Public Charter Schools in the Bay Area: Are They Delivering on Their Promise?

 Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Victoria Thorp 

There are more charter schools in California than any other state in the nation. And the Bay Area is home to some of the most well known in the country, such as KIPP, Aspire and Rocketship schools. In this state, charter schools have seen tremendous growth since the first enterprise opened in 1993. Nearly two decades later, charter schools in California number around a thousand and collectively enroll over 400,000 students.

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12:00pm

Mon December 19, 2011
December 19, 2011

City Visions Turns 20!

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Joseph Pace 

City Visions first aired on December 16, 1991. Created by Rose Levinson, the show which she hosted for 17 of our 20 years has been a fixture on the KALW schedule.

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12:00pm

Mon December 12, 2011
City Visions: December 12, 2012

Far From Rome: On Being Gay and Catholic in the Bay Area

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Susan Britton

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12:00pm

Mon December 5, 2011
City Visions: December 5, 2011

Can Live Music Thrive in the Bay Area?

Host: Lauren Meltzer

Producer: Matt Fidler 

With the Bay Area music festival season coming to an end, it would seem to the music consumer that the San Francisco live music scene is thriving. But to those trying to make it in the trenches, the story is not so clear. From classical to rock, the chances to play live music are changing. Where does a band get its start in the Bay Area? Are there enough opportunities for musicians to make a living in a city as expensive as San Francisco? And why is San Francisco not on the map of great music cities in the country?

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12:00pm

Mon November 21, 2011
City Visions: November 21, 2011

Education Strikes Back

Host: Lauren Meltzer

Producer: Lisa Denenmark 

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