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Daily news roundup for Monday, March 28, 2016

Mar 28, 2016
"Waiting for BART" by Flickr user RailsnRoots. Used under CC BY-NC 2.0 / resized and cropped

Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area as curated by KALW news:

Has BART's cutting edge 1972 technology come back to haunt it? // Bay Area News Group 

"In 1972, President Richard Nixon sat in a brand-new BART car and took a quick trip from San Leandro to Lake Merritt. He commented on how the train reminded him of NASA."

Liz Mak


All week long, we've been playing this sound and asking you to guess what it is and where in the Bay Area we recorded it.

Jeremy Dalmas

Yesterday protesters blocked westbound traffic on the Bay Bridge. They represented a group called Black.Seed and they were demonstrating against police violence. 

Jeremy Dalmas

One year into her term as mayor of Oakland, Libby Schaaf speaks with KALW's Ben Trefny about the city's affordability crisis, the rising tech industry, public safety, education, police training and what will happen with the Raiders and the A's.

Daily news roundup for Monday, November 2, 2015

Nov 2, 2015
Flickr user Rocor, used under Creative Commons license

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Oakland awaiting new Raiders stadium plan // Bay Area News Group

"There’s a new proposal from Oakland’s newly hired stadium consultant to help build a $900 million facility for the Raiders that could include creating a special tax district for infrastructure improvements, developing land surrounding the Coliseum site as well as the city potentially issuing tax-exempt bonds."

Daily news roundup for Monday, February 23, 2015

Feb 23, 2015

Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Meet the space cadets: 5 Bay Area residents selected to compete for one-way Mars voyage // The Examiner

Millions of people are crazy about sports, whether or not their teams are any good. Exactly why that is is the subject of Eric Simons’ new book: The Secret Lives of Sports Fans: The Science of Sports Obsession. Simons sat down with KALW’s Ben Trefny to talk about the chemistry of fandom.