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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3:59pm

Mon November 12, 2012
Arts & Culture

StoryCorps: A bit of color in the darkest of times

Slobodan Dan Paich spoke with Nirmala Nataraj at the Contemporary Jewish Museum of San Francisco

 

Shortly after World War II in Eastern Europe, Slobodan Dan Paich was just a boy – and he says life felt void of color. He remembers the moment light came back in – it was all thanks to a certain musical tale about a dark-haired beauty named Tosca.

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2:28pm

Mon November 12, 2012
Cops & Courts

Dispatches from the Inside: Parole Planning and the Vague Transition from Prison to Communities

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

4:39pm

Fri November 9, 2012
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: November 9, 2012

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(SFGate) //  Voters in Washington and Colorado approved recreational use of marijuana, giving new hope to a renewed effort in California, despite consistently lackluster support in polls.

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9:00am

Fri November 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Mohammed Nejad

Courtesy of www.ancient-future.com/nejad.html

Mohammed Nejad is a Classical Persian musician. He's performing and holding a workshop on Persian Classical music on Sunday morning ​at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California in Oakland, from 9am-11am, as part of the weekend-long Doorway to Islamic Civilization event.

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5:21pm

Thu November 8, 2012
Politics

Californians strike down GMO labeling

One of the ballot measures to fail in Tuesday's election was California's Proposition 37. It would have required food producers to clearly label goods that contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). KALW's Ben Trefny spoke with Paul Rogers, environmental writer for the San Jose Mercury News and Managing Editor for science programs at KQED, about possible explanations for the Prop's failure.

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