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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2:40pm

Tue March 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

The Band Sage

The Band Sage is playing at 19 Broadway March 17.
Photo courtesy of thebandsage.com

KALW believes in zigging when other stations are zagging. So instead of an Irish band for St. Patrick’s Day, we’re suggesting the island rhythm rock of The Band Sage - which you're hearing now. They’ll be singing and swaying at 19 Broadway in Fairfax on Saturday, March 17. Music starts at 9pm. And it’s still OK to wear green.

 

 

2:40pm

Tue March 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

The Band Sage

The Band Sage is playing at 19 Broadway March 17.
Photo courtesy of thebandsage.com

KALW believes in zigging when other stations are zagging. So instead of an Irish band for St. Patrick’s Day, we’re suggesting the island rhythm rock of The Band Sage - which you're hearing now. They’ll be singing and swaying at 19 Broadway in Fairfax on Saturday, March 17. Music starts at 9pm. And it’s still OK to wear green.

2:12pm

Tue March 13, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, March 13, 2012

In order to avoid a repeat of the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion, PG&E will shift hundreds of employees to a new office in San Ramon that contains a state-of-the-art gas control center. The move comes shortly after PG&E agreed to pay $70 million in settlement money to the city of San Bruno...

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9:11am

Tue March 13, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, March 13, 2012

California's $9.2 billion budget deficit could grow, due to a proposed change to the investment forecast of CalPERS, California’s pension fund. The rate has not been changed since 2003. In 2010, CalPERS return on investment was over 20%, but it was 1.1% in 2011. If CalPERS decides to adjust its investment forecast from 7.75% to 7.25%, the cost of CalPERS could jump up by $425 million come July 1…

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10:43pm

Mon March 12, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, March 12, 2012

CNN may buy Mashable for $200 million. Mashable covers and aggregates news on social media and the Internet at large. Last August CNN bought Zite, a news app for the iPad...

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