Crosscurrents

Monday-Thursday at 5pm

Crosscurrents is the daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We are part of KALW's Public Interest Reporting Project, which began in 2003 with the goal of expanding local in-depth reporting – at a time when most news organizations were cutting back on public interest journalism.

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4:23pm

Thu January 22, 2015
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: January 22, 2014

Treasure Island High School offers oasis of hope for disconnected youth; Bay Area Beats: Madeline Tasqin; This week's Audiograph sound of the week revealed!; and a local band named Waters.

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12:40pm

Thu January 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Waters

 The band you’re hearing now is called Waters. The name was inspired by the fact that the band’s founder spent a few summers working on a salmon fishing boat.   

Waters has a show scheduled for Saturday (01.24) at The Independent, in their hometown of San Francisco. Music starts about 9pm.  

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10:59am

Thu January 22, 2015
Transportation

Floating the idea of a 2nd BART tube across the Bay

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is backing a proposal to build a 2nd BART tunnel to connect with the East Bay. According to documents released after his State of the City address, last week, he plans to begin a conversation with other mayors and the BART Board.

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9:50am

Thu January 22, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Thursday, January 22, 2015

View of San Francisco's Ocean Beach circa 1905
A private collector and www.outsidelands.org

7:45pm

Wed January 21, 2015
Technology

In an old church, the Internet Archive stores our digital history

The Internet Archive, San Francisco.
Under CC license from Flickr user Beatrice Murch

In San Francisco’s Richmond District, where Geary Boulevard meets Park Presidio, there stands a bright, white, defunct Christian Science church. There are big white columns out front, with pink steps leading up to iron double doors.

But, what goes on inside this church is not quite what you’d expect.

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