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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4:05pm

Fri April 4, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

What impacts are tech companies really having on San Francisco’s mid-Market district?

Del Seymour leads a group of tech workers on one of his Tenderloin tours
Angela Johnston

  Del Seymour makes sure to take everybody on his walking tours of the Tenderloin to the corner of Turk and Taylor.

“I lived on this street,” he says. “I didn’t have an address but I lived on this street if you know what I mean.”

I’m with a group of a dozen tech workers following Seymour around the neighborhood, listening to him talk about his experiences here.

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6:32pm

Thu April 3, 2014
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: April 3, 2014

San Francisco's mid-Market redevelopment and breaks for tech companies, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musicians Marc and The Casuals.

6:32pm

Thu April 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Sea Bowl

Julie Caine

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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9:04am

Thu April 3, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Marc and the Casuals

The band you’re hearing now is called Marc and The Casuals. How casual are they? So casual that they don’t have a website – and this song was recorded at the San Francisco Airport.

Marc and The Casuals head up an evening of deep soul and dance music on Saturday, April 5th. It's called “Soul Kaleidoscope.” This will be happening at The Chapel on Valencia Street in San Francisco, starting about 8:00pm.

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8:43am

Thu April 3, 2014
Politics

Details of State Senator Leland Yee's case

The San Francisco Chronicle has been reporting widely on the FBI’s investigation into Senator Leland Yee and 25 others who have been indicted in the past few days. The charges range from firearms trafficking to promising political favors.

San Francisco Chronicle reporters  Henry Lee  and Vivian Ho have been covering this unfolding story in detail and give us a recap of what we know so far. 

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