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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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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6:53pm

Thu May 9, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Web Exclusive: Homeless moms march on San Francisco's City Hall

Homeless mothers rallying at City Hall today

Earlier today, about 50 homeless mothers and children gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall calling on city supervisors to support initiatives that would help them. KALW’s Rose Aguilar was there and spoke with 63-year old Joyce Dawson.  

JOYCE DAWSON: In the last eight to nine months, I’ve been waitlisted, and waitlisted, and waitlisted and I cannot find anything. Yet the apartments that I’m trying to get into are sitting there empty.

Click the player above to listen to the full interview. 

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6:23pm

Thu May 9, 2013

6:23pm

Thu May 9, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: May 9, 2013

  San Francisco's Homeless moms march on City Hall, Story Corps founder Dave Isay discusses the power of conversation among loved ones, one person's story of reconnecting with a mom she never knew, the Audiograph answer of the week, and local musician Thurl.

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