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View all of KALW's election coverage here, from Bay Area cities to the White House and beyond. 

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  On the June 10th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, We’ll discuss coverage of the worsening conditions in Fallujah, Iraq. The city has been under ISIS control for the past two years.

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Jun 8, 2016

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Clinton claims milestone as first female major-party nominee, wins California primary - LA Times

“Hillary Clinton carved her name in history Tuesday, becoming the first woman ever chosen to lead a major party into the fall presidential campaign.

 


Californians waited a long time to see if their votes would make a difference in the presidential race, and they nearly made it to the finish line.

Your Call: Your vote still matters, California!

Jun 7, 2016
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On the June 7th edition of Your Call, we’re talking about Election Day! 

Daily news roundup for Monday, June 6, 2016

Jun 6, 2016
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It was Draymond Green’s night // San Francisco Chronicle

"It was Draymond Green’s night. Pure and simple.

"The Warriors’ boisterous forward led his team to a thorough 110-77 dismantling of the Cavs in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, showing off all the various skills that make him one of the best to play the game."

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Your Call: Big money in politics

Jun 3, 2016
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On the June 3rd edition of Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. How is campaign financing affecting the elections?

 

San Francisco voters will recognize two familiar names in the state Senate box on their primary ballots. Current City Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener are both running for District 11 representing San Francisco and northern parts of San Mateo County.

 

City Visions: Special Presidential Primary Coverage

Jun 1, 2016

June 6, 2016: 

 Hundreds of thousands of people have registered to vote in California's Presidential primary on Tuesday, June 7. Will voters turn out? What impact could California have on the Presidential race? What effect will new voters have on state and local races and other measures on the ballot?  City Visions host Ethan Elkind and guests cover California's Presidential Primary Election. 

Guests

Mark DiCamillo, Director of The Field Poll

 

On the back porch of Mr. Lucky’s restaurant in Pleasant Hill about 12 people have ordered drinks and are eating chicken fingers and onion rings with ranch dressing.

California primaries: Who decides?

May 31, 2016

June 7, 2016 is primary election day in California, and as a California voter, it can be frustrating to watch as the results come in from primaries in other states. 

Daily News Roundup for Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016
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Rising reality // San Francisco Chronicle

"Fifty years ago, Bay Area residents rallied around the call to save San Francisco Bay. Public action on an unprecedented scale reversed development tides that for more than a century had covered shallow waters with land for industrial parks and housing tracts, roadways and garbage dumps.

Audrey Dilling

 

On June 7, Bay Area voters will weigh in on the Bay Area’s first-ever regional tax to fight climate change. If passed, Measure AA would collect $12 per year from property owners in all nine Bay Area counties.

 

Daily news roundup for Monday, May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016
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California voter registration soaring as June 7 primary approaches // East Bay Times

"Californians are registering to vote in breathtaking numbers not seen since the Reagan Revolution, as the no-holds-barred presidential primary season and tech-based outreach efforts have rousted more than 1 million people from their political slumber."

Your Call: The future of Bernie Sanders' movement

May 8, 2016

On the May 9th editions Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the future of the progressive movement, which has rallied behind Senator Bernie Sanders.

On the May 3rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig about the history of superdelegates and other issues impacting electoral democracy and political culture in the US.

Daily news roundup for Thursday, April 21, 2016

Apr 21, 2016
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Sharp concerns over crowded ballot // Capitol Weekly

"California’s clogged, high-stakes November ballot is riveting voters’ attention – and raising fears among those who have to count the votes.

Your Call: Comedy, a force for immigrant rights

Apr 19, 2016

  On the April 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about using humor to champion immigrant rights. 

The rush to become a citizen

Apr 14, 2016

 

Today at the San Jose City College campus, hundreds of people have shown to up go through a series of steps to get them closer to becoming  U.S. Citizens.

  On the April 14th edition of Your Call, Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice, joins us to discuss his new book, “The Fight to Vote.” 

Your Call: Protecting the right to vote

Mar 31, 2016
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On the March 31st edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss voter disenfranchisement. 

On the March 29th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Wendell Potter and Nick Penniman, authors of Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It.

 On the March 14th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with EMILY’s List founder Ellen R. Malcolm. 

Daily News Roundup for Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mar 10, 2016
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Snapchat, Seagate among companies duped in tax-fraud scam // SF Gate

Your Call weekly kudos: March 4th, 2016

Mar 4, 2016

On the March 4th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable.

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Mar 1, 2016
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San Francisco deputies to face charges over alleged inmate fights // SF Chronicle

“Two San Francisco sheriff’s deputies and one former deputy who were accused of forcing city jail inmates to fight each other for entertainment will be charged criminally, The Chronicle has learned.

On the February 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about media coverage of the presidential primaries. With the presidential elections in full swing, how are the media scrutinizing the candidates’ records on major issues? We’ll also discuss the heated debate over freedom of speech in India, following the arrest of several students over the demonstrations at one of India’s most prestigious universities. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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Your Call: The legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb 19, 2016

  

On the February 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death.

Your Call: The role of media in elections

Feb 12, 2016

On the February 12th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss the New Hampshire primary and Bernie Sanders' big win among nearly every demographic, including women and young voters. How is the post- New Hampshire analysis setting the tone for election coverage? 

Reveal: Pumped on Trump

Jan 29, 2016
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We’ve heard a lot from Republican candidate Donald Trump since he announced his bid for the presidency.  Trump is buoyed by a rising legion of supporters: people who want to help Trump make America not only great again, but “bigger, better and stronger.”

99% Invisible: Butterfly Effects

Jan 29, 2016

On the January 29, 2016 edition of 99% Invisible.

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