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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5:51pm

Thu September 19, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: September 19, 2013

Electricity choices, what that could look like; What happens when a singer becomes a yoga teacher?;  and a project that's promoting healthy food in SF's Bayview neighborhood.To subscribe to the Crosscurrents podcast in iTunes, click here. To use another podcasting tool, click here.

5:40pm

Thu September 19, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

What electricity choices could look like

Mike Parker reviewing his energy bill
Laura Flynn

You might have heard about CleanPowerSF in the news recently. KCBS reports that, “for nine years, the city has been trying to come up with a renewable energy program where people can buy their power from a provider other than PG&E.”

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11:33am

Thu September 19, 2013
Education

Youth Radio: Study shows negative impact of police in Oakland schools

A recent study by the Black Organizing Project, Public Counsel, and the ACLU, shows  that the police presence in Oakland schools has a negative impact on students. School policing isn’t a new topic but since the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, administrators and school officials have been pushing for even more police presence in schools. But statistics show that the police aren’t helping.

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9:31pm

Wed September 18, 2013

9:28pm

Wed September 18, 2013
Arts & Culture

An Ode to Morse Code

Morse Code key and coder
Julie Caine

For nearly a hundred years, Morse Code was the official language of international communication for ships in distress. Then, at the end of the twentieth century, it officially went silent on the world’s oceans, replaced by more modern technologies.

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