Crosscurrents

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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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12:44pm

Fri January 11, 2013
Politics

Will Durst: 'Shoulda, coulda, woulda' resolutions

Thank God we made it to the new year. And now we're deep enough into it that many of us have occasionally remembered to write 2013 on our checks. As a public service, we have decided to help out with a couple of resolutions that should have been made of for this, the fourth year of the second decade of the 21st century, but probably weren't...

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5:52pm

Thu January 10, 2013
Politics

Governor Brown unveils California budget for 2013

Governor Jerry Brown rolled out his proposed budget for the next fiscal year this morning. After voters supported Prop 30 last November, he was emboldened to make K-12 and higher education a big part of his plan for spending the state’s money. To break down all of the Governor’s proposals, KALW’s Hana Baba called longtime Sacramento Bee political columnist Dan Walters.

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5:40pm

Thu January 10, 2013
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: The "Latvian Hall" in Noe Valley

Courtesy of Northern California Latvian Choir

The places we choose to spend our time are important – they often define essential parts of our lives and ourselves. All week we’re bringing you profiles of places that matter to people around the Bay Area, as part of our community storytelling project Hear Here. This next piece from KALW’s Artjoms Konohovs takes us to a cultural center in Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco that brings together Bay Area Latvians.

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5:12pm

Thu January 10, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: January 10, 2013

Governor Brown proposes a new state budget, living past the age of 100, the Musee Mchanique and the history of arcade games, the Latvian Cultural Center, and local musician Brendan Getzell.

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4:50pm

Wed January 9, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: January 9, 2013

Planting a permanent culture in San Francisco; taking the carrot approach to school lunch; Hear Here: Peace and quiet at the Mormon temple; and local band Counter Culture.

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