Crosscurents Podcast

Errthang: Big Brother Almighty!

Sep 15, 2015

Growing up with a sibling, they know you so well. You live together, have to share everything, have deal with your parents. They can be your closest ally or your ultimate enemy - often probably at the same time.

CAPS bridges the gap for Fremont seniors; living with HIV as a senior; and The Making Of... The Homobile. Plus, the Bay Area Composers Big Band.

The creaky wheels of the juvenile justice system, brought to us by Youth Radio in Oakland. Convicted teens must pay restitution, wear GPS ankle bracelets, and what it all costs society.

Beyond the pale of Parkinson’s Disease; A young man's music transforms personal loss and also public spaces. Plus, "Socks."

A new morality clause for teachers in Oakland's Catholic Diocese, stopping child sex trafficking, this week's Audiograph sound of the week, and managing editor Martina Castro's last day at KALW.

Fracking in California, Part 2; free WiFi in San Francisco, Bay Area musician A1, and local musicians Jeremiah Johnson and the Soulmates.

City College of San Francisco gets its accreditation back, part 4 in our Bayview-Hunter's Point redevelopment series, talking people down from jumping off the Golden Gate bridge, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musician Todd Sickafoose

The second part of our Bayview-Hunter's Point redevelopment series, re-identifying Berkeley's image, a Hear Here about a company dedicated to helping East Oakland children, and local musicians Ultra World X-tet.

Laura's Law and a debate on how we should care for people suffering from mental illness, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musician Mal Sharpe.

A homeless memorial, ways San Francisco is tackling homelessness, getting women into the auto mechanic profession, and local musicians The Marin Symphony.

A Crosscurrents special on Skyline High School in Oakland. Part 2 of 2, produced by KALW and Mills College.

A Crosscurrents special on Skyline High School in Oakland. Part 1 of 2, produced by KALW and Mills College.

Using social media to get your stolen bike back, Yesway, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musicians Ensemble Mik Nawoog.

San Francisco has he only elected District Attorney in California, a Hear Here segment with Tara Higgins, Union City musician Doe Eye, and local musicians Roy Rogers & The Rhythm Kings.

A computer programmer bootcamp, the youth turning the economy green, a young man accepts his father's flaws, and local musician Rebecca Chapa.

Journalists and artists pry into Richmond's broken housing projects, American-Muslim men open up their hearts, this week's Audiograph game of the week, and local musicians Parachute on Fire.

Playwright Chinaka Hodge on the gentrification of Oakland, walking around the entire perimeter of San Francisco, and the golden Gate Park Band.

Toastmastering, mixtapes, and Muslim matchmaking.

Music Show with Lyrics Born! A vinyl record show at the Oakland Museum, Micah Tron, a choir sings to the sick, and the San Francisco Mortuary Band.

The Africa Mix -- Crosscurrents Show! The Nile Project, US visas for Africans, being gay in Uganda, and the ancient Sudanese beauty ritual of dukhan.

A Crosscurrents special: inside San Quentin Prison. The San Quentin Prison Report presents three stories: playing baseball inside prison, contracting HIV, and prisoners caring for the old and disabled inside San Quentin.

A toolkit to understanding young Arab students' backgrounds, an update on fracking in California, The Great Overland Book Company, and local musicians Blood & Dust.

A San Francisco eviction map, a talk with the SF rental Board, a vegan soul food restaurant in Oakland, and local musicians the Parmeseans.

Russia's annexation of the Crimea and what local Russians and Ukrainians think about it. Plus local musicians Earl Thomas & the Blues Ambassadors.

Reasons why SF landlords don't rent their units,competing interests in mid-Market redevelopment, the uniqueness of Twin Peaks, and local musicians Trio 180.

Dog show! Breeders, handlers, owners, haters in San Francisco...they're all here. We visit the Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show at the Cow Palace, the SPCA and ACC animal shelters, the booming dog economy. We hear from a psychologist on the dog-human relationship, and from a person who can't stand canines and the whole dog culture.

A pre-school where everything is taught in Farsi, a dance company in Oakland for the disabled, this weeks Audiograph game answer, and local musician Eve Decker.

A show on homelessness: Using a public bus as a hotel, San Francisco's solutions to homelessness, providing showers for those who don't have them, and local musicians Spider Heart.

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