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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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Sun March 3, 2013

Will Durst: From Pope to "Joe"

A few words here about the recently resigned Pope. (It doesn't matter who you are, that's always going to be at the top of your resume). 

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Sat March 2, 2013
Arts & Culture

Can you guess the Audiograph sound this week? March 5, 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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Fri March 1, 2013
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: March 1, 2013

Cannabis leaf
Portable Network Graphics

(Field Research Corp.) // A majority of California voters favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use, according to a Field Poll (PDF) released this week. The Bay Area led the state in potential approval, with 66 percent of participants saying yes. That compares with 54 percent in favor throughout the state.  Approval of medical cannabis statewide stays at 72 percent.

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Thu February 28, 2013
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Alameda Ferry

Flickr user CaDeltaFoto


Thu February 28, 2013

Crosscurrents: February 28, 2013

Oakland residents on the next "First Friday" Art Murmur event after the shooting, San Francisco musician and Noise Pop performer Meklit Hadero, San Francisco high school band "The Shes," and local musicians Before the Brave.

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