The contested sainthood of Junípero Serra; If the Warriors build it, will the fans, the victories, and the passion come too?; Navigating San Francisco’s pretzel bureaucracy; and Little Opera: Behind the scenes of a children’s theater company.
The real history behind Mary Ellen Pleasant, San Francisco's Voodoo Queen; a conversation with Another Round's HebenNigatu and Tracy Clayton; and The Top 5 reasons why KALW is cooler than your average public radio station.
The hidden afterlife of a sperm whale skeleton;What the health of whales and porpoises can tell us about the health of our bay and ocean; The Audiophiles: The mysterious language of blue whales; and Radiolab: Did this whale say thank you?
Using music to stay off the streets in Richmond, another story from a San Francisco 18 year-old, a Book Report from Adam Johnson, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musician Tim Hockenberry.
Robotic seals comfort dementia patients but raise ethical concerns; a conversation with Jerry Kaplan on new robotic technologies; Robots for humanity: how technology is changing the life of one Bay Area man; and local band Charming Hostess.