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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10:57am

Mon May 13, 2013
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

Saturday morning - We're back on the air!

Dear KALW Listeners,

After a brief interruption of our broadcast at about 7am today, we're back on the air.  Enjoy!

Thanks,

Matt Martin

GM, KALW

10:41am

Mon May 13, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music: Brad Brooks

Photo courtesy of Brad Brooks

The singing and piano playing you’re hearing comes from Brad Brooks of San Francisco. He’s performing tomorrow, May 14, at the Bazaar Cafe on California Street in San Francisco. He joins Allyson Paige, who has a Songwriter Residency there. Music begins around 7pm.

8:00am

Sat May 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

Can you guess the Audiograph sound this week? May 12, 2013

Poster designed by Rich Black

This is Audiograph--the Bay Area’s sonic signature. 

Each week, we’ll play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area. Your job? Listen to the sound (in the player above), figure out where it was recorded, and what exactly it is, then call us to let us know.

If you think you can identify this Audiograph sound of the week, call 415-264-7106. Also, tell us where to record next. We’ll give away a KALW t-shirt every week to one lucky caller. 

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1:48pm

Fri May 10, 2013
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: May 10, 2013

Cannabis leaf
Portable Network Graphics

Court says counties can ban dispensaries… US Attorney targets Berkeley Patients Group… New research: cannabis smoke doesn’t increase cancer risks… and more!

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12:52pm

Fri May 10, 2013
Transportation

Bay Bridge bolt fix could cost $10 million, opening date still unclear

The new eastern span of the Bay Bridge (via flickr user tofuart)

California officials say they have a plan to stabilize bolts that failed earlier this year on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

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