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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5:05pm

Wed October 10, 2012
EAST BAY EXPRESS

East Bay Express: Berkeley at a crossroads

East Bay Express

On a recent weekday, Fourth Street between Bancroft and Allston ways in West Berkeley was mostly abandoned. Unlike the upscale stretch of shops and eateries on the other side of University Avenue, this section of Fourth Street, a former hub of West Berkeley's once bustling industrial and warehouse sector, is now an empty reminder of glory days gone by.

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5:03pm

Wed October 10, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: October 10, 2012

A conversation with the East Bay Express's Robert Gammon; Regreterature; Wonder Women: the Untold Story of America's Superheroines;  and local group Voices of Music.

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4:52pm

Wed October 10, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Turnstyle: OPD launches anonymous tip by text service

Pendarvis Harshaw

Oakland residents now have the ability to send completely anonymous texts or E-mail tips about crimes to the city’s police department, officials announced last week.

In response to a rash of homicides, with five deaths in a span of 18 hours from Monday, October 1 through Tuesday, October 2, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announced in a Thursday press conference that the city was taking new measures in its attempts to fight crime: fuller and more protected citizen participation.

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11:51am

Wed October 10, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: October 8, 2012

Meet Radio Ambulante: a monthly Spanish-language radio program showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the United States. It is the first of its kind in Spanish.

11:47am

Wed October 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Voices of Music

If you’re one of those people who enjoy “The Oldies” – and we mean really OLD “Oldies” -- then you may want to hear Voices of Music from San Francisco. This Early Music ensemble plays renaissance and baroque music written prior to 1800.

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