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

Mon April 2, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: April 2, 2012

Trees take root in the Tenderloin; the history of green space in San Francisco; and a Richmond youth earns the David Brower award for activism.

4:19pm

Mon April 2, 2012
MY MIX TAPE

"Calico Skies" by Paul McCartney

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This song captures what Claudia Holland thinks makes a good relationship. 

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12:57pm

Mon April 2, 2012
MY MIX TAPE

"Man Down" by Rihanna

Kashari Starks is a student at Elmhurst Community Prep in Oakland. 

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12:00pm

Mon April 2, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

The history of green space in San Francisco

Benjamin Grant is the Public Realm and Urban Design program manager at the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association – also known as SPUR. He says that means he works on “public space and the physical form of the city.” He also knows quite a bit about the history of parks in the Bay Area.

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12:00pm

Mon April 2, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Trees take root in the Tenderloin

“Right now we’re standing in front of a more arid desert feature,” says my tour guide Darryl Smith. It’s an odd thing to point out in the middle of San Francisco – and the street sounds nearby don’t let you forget that you’re in the heart of the Tenderloin, but as soon as you set foot in this park, you know you’ve walked into a unique space.

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