KALW http://kalw.org en Your Call: Attack on Gaza and child-migrant crisis at the US border http://kalw.org/post/your-call-attack-gaza-and-child-migrant-crisis-us-border <p>On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the recent influx of children crossing the border. How are the media covering the plight of these children and the US’ response? We’ll also talk about coverage of the ongoing Israeli military assault on Gaza. We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Roque Planas, the San Antonio Express’ Kolten Parker and independent journalist, Mohammed Omer joins us from Gaza. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:28:48 +0000 Malihe Razazan 46411 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Attack on Gaza and child-migrant crisis at the US border Berkeley School District protects students against threat of violence http://kalw.org/post/berkeley-school-district-protects-students-against-threat-violence <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align: justify;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-a4def1de-17f4-6907-a165-5958466f5826"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Every time news of another school shooting hits the headlines, so does the debate about how to keep children safe. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:35:28 +0000 Rhian Miller 46286 at http://kalw.org Berkeley School District protects students against threat of violence Blues legend Sugar Pie DeSanto still hits the high notes http://kalw.org/post/blues-legend-sugar-pie-desanto-still-hits-high-notes <p></p><p>She began winning talent shows up and down Fillmore Street at 18, when she weighed just 85 pounds, wore size 3 shoes and went by her given name, Umpeylia Marsema Balinton. Her first hit, in 1959, rose to number 3 on the Billboard charts. She sang with greats like Etta James, opened for James Brown and took on a stage name, Sugar Pie DeSanto. Now at age 78, she lives in Oakland and still sings the blues.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 05:33:38 +0000 Hana Baba & Produced by Ashleyanne Krigbaum 46406 at http://kalw.org Blues legend Sugar Pie DeSanto still hits the high notes Crosscurrents: July 10, 2014 http://kalw.org/post/crosscurrents-july-10-2014 <p>Steps local schools are taking to curb gun violence, and blues legend Sugar Pie.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:43:34 +0000 Chris Hoff 46408 at http://kalw.org Crosscurrents: July 10, 2014 Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations http://kalw.org/post/snubs-and-successes-6-lessons-learned-years-emmy-nominations There are things you could quibble about in the array of nominations announced today for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.<p>No best drama series nomination for CBS' <em>The Good Wife</em>, though several stars got acting nods. No acting nomination for <em>Orphan Black</em> star Tatiana Maslany, though she plays about eight different roles on BBC America's clone-focused adventure drama. No best variety show nod for John Oliver's increasingly stellar <em>Last Week Tonight</em> on HBO. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:03:00 +0000 Eric Deggans 46409 at http://kalw.org Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations