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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4:56pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Hear Here

Hear Here: Meet the future skaters of Balboa Skate Park

Ben Trefny

If skateboards are your thing, you have a new place to thrash in San Francisco: the new Balboa Skate Park. And that brings us to another installment of our community storytelling project, Hear Here. KALW's Ben Trefny swung by the Balboa Skate Park, before its official opening, to meet some of the skaters there. He met edn Bowater-Skelly, Mario Mancini, Sirdenzel Lumsey, and Vivan Nguyen there. 

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4:46pm

Thu September 27, 2012

4:40pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Arts & Culture

East Bay Express: Wine country, in the City

The East Bay has been experiencing something of a wine boom over the past decade or so and the East Bay Express devotes this week’s edition to exploring it in the Taste Edition. There are now at least 25 wineries in East Bay cities. Ellen Cushing wrote about them and their history. She spoke with KALW’s Holly Kernan about wine culture in the East Bay.

Listen to the interview above.

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12:06pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Corte Madera Town Band

Today we are featuring the Corte Madera Town Band. They’re a fairly new organization for a municipal band, having had their first performance in the Larkspur/Corte Madera 4th of July parade in 1996. They’ll be closing out the Summer Music Series at “Town Center Corte Madera” on Sunday September 30, starting about 2pm.

6:04pm

Wed September 26, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: September 26, 2012

Jailhouse lawyers circumvent the Bar behind bars, macroeconomics though the eyes of a microbrewer, wine country in the city, and local musician Mark Goldenberg.

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