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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5:40pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Transportation

Listener Feedback: Golden Gate Park bike lanes

Last week, we aired a story produced by KALW’s Ben Trefny and Rai Sue Sussman that discussed Golden Gate Park’s new biking lanes, and it prompted an unprecedented response. Here are some thoughts from our listeners:

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5:39pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

A place for unwell marine mammals to be loved, set free

Under CC license from Flickr user mikebaird

The standard breakfast at the Marine Mammal Rescue Center, in Sausalito, is fish, fish and more fish. It’s so fishy, in fact, that the volunteers who donate their time also donate some of their clothes to the special animal hospital.

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5:32pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: January 29, 2013

What will happen to the Oyster farm?; California condors not out of the woods; A place for unwell marine mammals to be loved, set free; Listener Feedback: Golden Gate Park bike lanes; and local band Dodge's Sundodgers.

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11:12am

Tue January 29, 2013
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music : Dodge's Sundodgers

Today we are featuring music by Dodge’s Sundodgers. They specialize in updated versions of music that was popular nearly a century ago – namely ragtime, ballads, waltzes and Hawaiian steel guitar. They’re playing on Saturday, February 2 at Café Leila on San Pablo in Berkeley, starting about 7pm.

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10:09pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Arts & Culture

Can you guess the Audiograph sound this week? January 28, 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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