KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

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  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 31, 2007
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Context, culture and connection from around the Bay Area.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Jan 04, 2011
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Stories of emerging musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area -- in their own words and music. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Student teacher Diana Arbas in her classroom.
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Diana Arbas is a student teacher at Oakland High School, and this is Diana’s radio diary of her first year of teaching.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2013
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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 25, 2015
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The Sights & Sounds of Bayview is a radio series featuring stories about the remarkable people who live, work, and make a positive impact in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood. This series was produced by KALW 91.7FM's storytelling project 'Hear Here', in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Mar 24, 2018
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The Litography Project is an interactive and evolving map that honors the Bay Area’s literary past, present, and future.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Nov 28, 2014
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The Spiritual Edge is a radio and web project from KALW Public Radio in San Francisco that will explore the innovative American spirit through the lens of spirituality and religion.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Dec 29, 2014
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Stories of leading women working in STEM industries in the Bay Area. Produced by KALW.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: May 20, 2014
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
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A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

  • From: KALW
  • Updated: Aug 23, 2018

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Caption: Photo courtesy of the American Association of Yemeni Scientists and Professionals
In the Bay Area, Yemeni-Americans are mostly young men, mostly in the East Bay, and often in the business of managing or owning the family corner s...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 06:30
Caption: Producer Max Jacobs with the World Series trophy
At KALW News, we're still celebrating the San Francisco Giants' 2010 World Series victory. As part of it, we created an hour-long documentary all a...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Percussionist Mary Ellen Donald
When Mary Ellen Donald was eight years old, she fell in love with the piano. Around that same time, she was also diagnosed with macular degeneratio...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 07:12
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Call-ins bring violent offenders face to face with police and attorneys so they can access services such as education and employment training. Soun...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
Caption: Investigative reporter Thomas Peele, The Chauncey Bailey Project and the Bay Area News Group
Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey was gunned down on the morning of August 2, 2007 as he was walking to work. This past Monday, the jury was sele...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
Caption: Lyon-Martin Medical Director Dawn Harbatkin examines a patient at the struggling clinic., Credit: Photo courtesy of Lyon-Martin
This piece looks at what it means to be transgender through a profile piece, and also explores transgender health disparities through the frame of ...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 14:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Maya Elena Scott-Chung and Jorge Pacheco in the StoryCorps booth, Credit: Photo courtesy of StoryCorps
Maya Elena Scott-Chung married her partner MeiBeck in 2004’s Winter of Love. They married again in 2008 after courts annulled their first union. As...

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  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Last month, hundreds of protesters gathered to call for the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi. One of them was Libyan-American Hoda Emneina. She was bor...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2011
  • Length: 08:36
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We’re thinking more about what we eat, where we buy it … and how we can use food to connect with our communities. Those are fundamental principles ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: "Surrogate Valentine" is one of the films featured at the SF Int'l Asian American Film Festival
The 29th annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival kicks off this week. There will be 120 film works playing from San Francis...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2011
  • Length: 07:20