Crosscurrents

6:17pm

Tue June 10, 2014
Politics

The San Francisco Shipyard: Who will live in San Francisco’s new town

Hunters Point Building
Under CC license from Flickr user Chris D 2006

Linda Richardson is sitting in her car just outside a huge, fenced off, construction zone. This is where Lennar Urban is slowly building a new development at the site of the abandoned Navy shipyard. 12,000 homes by 2021. Richardson, a long time resident and community activist, wants to show me who will be most affected by the redevelopment.

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11:29am

Wed September 18, 2013
Crosscurrents ~ 9/18 at 5pm

Ira Glass on "Crosscurrents" today at 5!

Ira Glass spends an hour with KALW News Director Holly Kernan geeking out about radio, with stories about the early days of radio, Radio Havana in the Mission, and the first bi-lingual radio program.  Today at 5pm.

4:06pm

Mon September 9, 2013
Arts & Culture

The long journey to recognize California’s State song

California Republic
Flickr Commons

Can you name California’s State Song? Are you even aware that California has a State Song? Well, it does, and it used to be sung widely at special events, such as the Inauguration of the Governor. If you know anyone who went to school in the Golden State before the 1960s, they can probably still sing part of it, because classes started each day with students reciting the Pledge to the Flag, along with the song, “I Love You California.”

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10:41am

Fri June 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: June 21, 2013

Wear Your Dreams by Ed Hardy

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area.

BAY AREA BOOK WORLD BREAKING NEWS

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4:32pm

Sat May 25, 2013
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: May 25, 2013

The cover of Lisa Hanawalt's Dirty Dumb Eyes

Written on the Dock of the Bay is your weekly guide to literary and bookish happenings in the pleasantly literary and bookish Bay Area.

Saturday, May 25

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