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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4:11pm

Thu October 18, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: October 18, 2012

Bay Area residents discuss election 2012; arguments for and against draining the Hetch Hetchy; and Youth Radio: why do some juveniles end up with such long prison sentences?

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4:05pm

Thu October 18, 2012
Politics

What matters to Alameda County voters?

Today we’re going around the Bay Area to see what you the voters are talking about this election season. We heard from Alameda county residents Bob Ferris, Christopher Rufo, Tess Thorman, and Todd Carmody as brought to us by KALW’s Alyssa Kapnik.

What are the main issues on your mind before the upcoming 2012 elections?

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11:51am

Thu October 18, 2012
COMMUNITY EVENT

Hear Here’s story installation to pop up at the Oakland Museum of California Friday Oct 26

KALW’s community storytelling team Hear Here is showcasing stories from the residents of Oakland and San Francisco in a larger-than-life installation at the Oakland Museum of California next Friday, October 26 from 5pm-12am.

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9:22am

Thu October 18, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

An argument for draining the Hetch Hetchy

Executive Director Mike Marshall discussing the plan to Restore Hetch Hetchy with North Beach Festival-goers

Eighty-five percent of San Francisco's water comes from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. San Francisco Proposition F calls for the city to begin evaluating the option of draining the reservoir. Before the Hetch Hetchy Valley was flooded, or the O’Shaughnessy Dam was built, environmentalists led by John Muir put up a big fight to keep it protected.

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5:15pm

Wed October 17, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: October 17, 2012

A special Crosscurrents: Julia Scott's documentary BON VOYAGE, the story of a same-sex couple from San Francisco who try to meet death in style.

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