Crosscurrents Podcast

8/31: Opioid addiction in San Francisco

Aug 31, 2016

8/30: Who are national parks for?

Aug 30, 2016

8/25: Why are teachers buying their own supplies?

Aug 25, 2016


8/17: Bayview gets its grocery store

Aug 17, 2016

8/11: Hoppers Hands

Aug 10, 2016

8/10: "The fear was in my bones"

Aug 10, 2016

8/9: Drought update

Aug 9, 2016

  • Two mothers express their struggle to talk with their sons about race and racism.
  • California relaxes water conservation rules, but it doesn't mean the drought is over.
  • The magic of locating underground water.

8/8: Snake Lady & Wildlife One

Aug 8, 2016

8/4: Sacred spaces

Aug 4, 2016

8/3: Cane trainer

Aug 3, 2016

  • The first day of school is just around the corner—how will the San Francisco's school district cope with a shortage of teachers?
  • We meet a woman who specializes in teaching blind people how to get around in the world. 

8/2: Positive interventions

Aug 2, 2016

8/1: Tech addiction

Aug 1, 2016

7/26: Dispatch from the DNC

Jul 26, 2016

Today on Crosscurrents: Bay Area residents voice their views about the upcoming presidential election. Youth Radio dispatches from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. A colony of artists in San Francisco faces eviction.

7/25: Family Leave

Jul 25, 2016


7/19: Crisis intervention

Jul 19, 2016

7/18: Singing telegram

Jul 18, 2016

7/14: Who Cares?

Jul 13, 2016


As Americans grow older, more of us will either need or be caregivers. But who cares for the caregivers? And what are they doing to care for themselves? In this special hour-long presentation from Capital Public Radio we hear about the state of caregiving in America. 

7/13: Hidden hunger

Jul 13, 2016

In Sacramento, a city in one of the richest agricultural regions of the country, tens of thousands of residents go hungry each day. In this special hour-long presentation from Capital Public Radio we hear about food insecurity in the region. 

7/12: Class dismissed

Jul 12, 2016
Illustration by Rich Black.

One out of four adults in California is a high school dropout. Class Dismissed takes an up-close look at the crisis through the lives of four young people from the Central Valley. The stories reveal what's at stake for their future and ours.

7/11: Autism grows up

Jul 11, 2016
Illustration by Rich Black.

Twenty years after a sharp rise in autism rates, thousands of California children are aging out of special education. Each one enters adulthood with a unique combination of social deficits that promises a challenging life, even with support. In this special hour-long presentation from Capital Public Radio we hear what happens when autism grows up.

7/7: Undercover in a private prison

Jul 6, 2016

7/6: How much is your signature worth?

Jul 6, 2016

6/30: Seeking shelter

Jun 29, 2016

6/29: San Francisco's Navigation Centers

Jun 29, 2016

6/28: Street Spirit

Jun 28, 2016