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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2:41pm

Mon September 10, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Turnstyle: Conference aims to jumpstart tech founders, and industry diversity

San Francisco Bay Area residents, techie or not, are swimming in the wisdom of startup culture, with its cognescenti profiting handsomely from the books and blogs that form the canon in their indust

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2:14pm

Mon September 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

East Bay Express: Straight outta brokeland

Just chapters into Michael Chabon's tightly contained Telegraph Avenue —a novel so engaging, fun, and, to us locals, coolly familiar — the Berkeley author throws politically correct caution to the wind with a delightful portrayal of President Barack Obama, back in 2004. Chabon dresses down the then-senator with a funky attitude, a deep love of black music, and way with the ladies, as he attends a fundraiser in the Berkeley Hills to rap positive with Gwen the midwife. Suddenly, admiring the stutter-step speech of this young black man, all seems hopeful again.

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5:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
EAST BAY EXPRESS

East Bay Express: Treasure Island, a radioactive isle

Courtesy of eastbayexpress.com

Margaret Billsborough has survived unspeakable traumas: childhood abuse, wrenching poverty, homelessness, and crack-cocaine addiction. So when she, and many other vulnerable people like her, were given the opportunity to move into an apartment on San Francisco's Treasure Island, it seemed like a dream come true. Here, she thought, was a quiet, idyllic refuge where she could begin to heal.

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2:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
Cops & Courts

Dispatches from the Inside: Gang violence erupts again in the CMC

California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

12:00pm

Fri September 7, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Youth voters: can Obama re-energize them?

http://conventions2012.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/youth-voters-can-obama-re-energize-them/

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