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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5:00pm

Wed July 11, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: July 11, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about Radiolab but were afraid to ask!

5:00pm

Tue July 10, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: July 10, 2012

"The Diary of an An Egg Donor."

12:23pm

Mon July 9, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: July 9, 2012

A live performance of Crosscurrents! -- at the Polish Club in SF's Mission District, 12/3/2011. The endangered sounds of the end of the earth; a conversation with Nikki Silva (of the Kitchen Sisters); Monday Hearts for Madeliene; and local guitarist/singer Quinn Deveaux.

5:12pm

Fri July 6, 2012
Transportation

High-Speed Rail passes California Legislature

The California State Senate today narrowly authorized funding for the nation’s biggest high-speed rail plan.

This vote authorizes initial funding for the bullet train, with construction set to begin in the Central Valley. It also provides close to $2 billion to upgrade Caltrain, and commuter rail lines in Los Angeles.

The senate vote was mostly along party lines, with Democrats supporting the plan and Republicans opposing, but several powerful Democrats crossed the aisle, including the chair of the transportation committee, Mark DeSaulnier.

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5:00pm

Thu July 5, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: July 5, 2012

What it's like to be a truck driver at the Port of Oakland and the environmental effects of state regulations on port trucks.

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