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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5:16pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: October 9, 2012

The 38 Percent: The Latino vote in California; the story of the Presidio; being Vitamin D deficient in a sun-drenched country; and local group the Justin Ancheta Band.

5:12pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Politics

The 38 Percent: The Latino vote in California

Marcos Gutierrez is the host of the radio show Hecho in California on KIQI 1010 AM in Daly City.

The latest census numbers say that Latinos make of 38 percent of California’s population, a voting bloc to be reckoned with on issues like domestic workers, farm labor, and immigration. Latino San Francisco Supervisors Avalos, Campos, and Olague are up for reelection in Latino-majority districts.

KALW’s Hana Baba spoke with Marcos Gutierrez, host of the show "Hecho en California" on KIQI 1010 AM based in Daly City, about the Latino vote in California.

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2:35pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today’s Local Music : Justin Ancheta Band

Today, we are featuring Justin Ancheta Band from San Francisco. They say you’re likely to be doing more than tapping your toes when you hear their reggae-influenced rock. You might even be humming one of their tunes on your way home. Find out for yourself if this is true on Saturday October 13th, when the band performs at a benefit for the Environmental Forum of Marin in Corte Madera. Music starts about 5pm.

1:00pm

Fri October 5, 2012
Cops & Courts

Dispatches from the Inside: Lack of federal supervision leaves holes in prisoner healthcare

Richard Gilliam is incarcerated at the California Men's Colony (CMC).

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4:53pm

Thu October 4, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: October 4, 2012

Oakland limits the public from attending city council meetings, Republicans in San Francisco react to the first presidential debate, reporter Melissa griffin files a report from the Denver on the presidential debate, the Mill Valley Film Festival, paying for a stranger's meal at Berkeley's  Karma Kitchen, and local musicians The Dunes.

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