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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5:33pm

Tue August 21, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: August 21, 2012

Youth sentenced to life without parole, the Golden Gate Park Band, the controversial Beach Motel in San Francisco's Sunset District, a Hear Here with Chris Mason, and local musician Mokai.

5:30pm

Tue August 21, 2012
HEAR HERE: A POP-UP RADIO PROJECT

Hear Here: Meet Chris Mason

Chris Mason shared his story with Hear Here producers at the San Francisco Public Library, Main Branch.

The Hear Here project has been visiting libraries and community organizations around San Francisco and Oakland, bringing back the personal stories of people who live in those cities. At the San Francisco Main library, they discovered Chris Mason. Mason came to the library to share his story of coping with a life-altering nervous system disorder.

Listen to the full story above. 

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4:52pm

Tue August 21, 2012
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Mokai

mokaimusic.com

He shares his unique finger-picking guitar style and socially conscious lyrics throughout the Bay Area and northern California. He’s appearing tomorrow, August 22, at The Lost Church in San Francisco, starting at about 7:30pm.

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3:36pm

Tue August 21, 2012
Politics

How a zoning dispute becomes a neighborhood controversy

The neighborhood at the edge of the earth, where streetcars turn away from the wind, was once a dangerous place.

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6:09pm

Mon August 20, 2012
Arts & Culture

Todays Local Music: Bum City Saints

Today we are featuring the music of the Bum City Saints. These San Francisco punks say their sound is what happens when you combine boredom with a burning desire to play music. You can hear them tomorrow, August 21, when they storm the stage at The Knockout on Mission Street in San Francisco. The show starts at 8pm.

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