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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12:00pm

Mon March 26, 2012
MY MIX TAPE

"Sara Smile" by Hall & Oates

Sara Johnson's parents named her after this song.

9:00am

Mon March 26, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, March 26, 2012

San Francisco's District 5 Supervisor, Christina Olague, has requested a hearing to examine neighborhood recycling scavenging. Since 2010 Recology and the city have looked into how to stop the activity, which costs up to $5 million in revenue annually. The hearing should take place in April before the board’s City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee...

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8:00am

Mon March 26, 2012
MY MIX TAPE

"Gucci Gucci" by Kreayshawn

Twelve-year-old Kayla Brown and Kreayshawn, the artist of this song, are both from Oakland, California. Brown likes the way that Kreayshawn represents her experience growing up in the city.

5:12pm

Thu March 22, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

The secret life of beekeepers

Bay Area beekeeper Marina Shoupe is a member of the San Francisco Beekeepers Association, and she’s one of two women in the group who remove unwanted beehives. The process is known as “extraction.” Shoupe told KALW's Steven Short about the first time she had to answer a call for extraction. She ended up getting way more intimate with bees than ever before.

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4:45pm

Thu March 22, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: March 22, 2012

Difficulties for kids getting to school in San Francisco; one San Franciscan coming to grips with accepting food stamps; extracting bees; stomping around at the music club Death Guild; and local musicians The Berkeley High School Jazz Band.

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