Oakland

5:33pm

Thu January 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Cat Town Cafe

Jeremy Dalmas

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

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9:47pm

Wed January 21, 2015
Arts & Culture

The Spiritual Edge: Celebrating the commonalities at Oakland’s ‘Sushi’ Mosque

Musicians lead the congregation in Praise Singing at ICCNC
Hana Baba

Through much of their history, Sunni and Shia Muslims have lived peacefully together in countries like Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq. But since the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, sectarian conflict has escalated in the region. Here in the Bay Area, as in most of the US, around 75% of Muslims identify as Sunni, just four percent identify as Shia.

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4:07pm

Thu January 8, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Author Lincoln Paine talks about Bay Area's role in maritime history of the world

Nellie Large

Seafarers, from fisherman to explorers, have been coming to Bay Area ports for centuries. Maritime historian Lincoln Paine says our relationship with the ocean has been instrumental in shaping not only the history of the Bay Area, but of the entire world. His latest book, Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World, charts 3,500 years of maritime commerce and discovery. KALW's Hana Baba spoke with him about the importance of the sea and its formative role in creating the bustling cities surrounding the Bay.

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7:59pm

Mon January 5, 2015
Politics

Changing of the guard: A conversation with Oakland's new mayor

Mayor Libby Schaaf

 

Libby Schaaf was sworn in as Oakland's new leader on January 5th, 2015. After she won decisively in the November election, we wanted to learn more about the former city councilwoman. She came into the KALW studios to talk about everything from leadership style, balancing family life with running a city, and what makes Oakland unique. 

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12:44am

Mon December 29, 2014
Cops & Courts

Remembering the Millions March

Demonstrators amass at Lake Merritt
Darren Miller

On December 13th, thousands of people came together in Oakland as part of a national movement against police brutality. KALW producer Daniel Moore and photographer Darren Miller were there and made this audio slideshow to recognize the event.

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