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City Visions: Course Correcting Climate Change, Part 3

In the final installment of our three-part series on course correcting climate change, we’re talking about green investing. What was once a moral dilemma has become a lucrative investment strategy.

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One Planet: The Poison Papers: Documenting chemical industry secrets in the US

On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we’ll have a conversation with Dr. Jonathan Latham, the director of the Poison Papers, a vast trove of chemical industry and regulatory agency documents and correspondence stretching back to the 1920s.

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On September 17, 2018: For Part 2 of our 3-Part Series on Course Correcting Climate Change, City Visions co-host Ethan Elkind  reports on the highlights of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Among the major announcements were California's commitments to a 100% clean energy grid and to carbon neutrality by 2045. As the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in California, how will the transportation industry respond to the challenge to become fossil free? How will your commute change? Join the conversation with co-hosts Joseph Pace and Ethan Elkind and our panel of guests.

Almanac - Monday 9/17/18

Sep 17, 2018

September 17 is the 260th day of the year

There are 105 days remaining until the end of the year.

50 days until mid-term elections on Tuesday November 6, 2018...

On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with award winning journalist Paul Greenberg about his new book, The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet.

A Patchwork Quilt Today at 5 o'clock...

Sep 15, 2018

Joan Osborne sings songs of Bob Dylan. Also San Francisco's Cynthia Lin sings favorite standards in studio today.  Her new CD is called Ukulele Days.  Tune in, Enjoy, and #StepUp4KALW!  Thanks!

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Proposition 6 is all about repealing the new gas tax, and making it harder to raise gas taxes in the future.

Join us this Saturday at 3 pm on KALW for a special program featuring the music of the great eclectic guitarist Ry Cooder.  We'll go way back to his earliest albums and listen to songs from his latest CD "The Prodigal Son."  We'll also be hearing songs from a fabulous new CD featuring Pacific Island musicians "Small Island Big Song."  Both CDs available for your pledges of support during the KALW Fall Membership campaign.

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What happens when teachers are given the freedom to inspire a lifelong love of learning? 

It's Hug Your Hound Day!

Today is Friday, September 14, 2018, the 257th day of the year with 108 days remaining.

  • Sunrise: 6:51am   
  • Sunset: 7:19pm

...giving us 12 hours and 28 minutes of daylight.  20% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 12:07pm.




  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with investigative reporter Criag Unger about his new book House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia.

Rocking the stage in more than “Wonway”

Sep 13, 2018
Courtesy of Juan Amador

Whether it’s on the turntables setting the mood at his Makossa Cookout parties or on the stage rocking a microphone, Grammy-nominated songwriter, emcee, and DJ Juan Amador — also known as Wonway Posibul — has been a fixture in the Bay Area music scene.


Thank you supporting KALW's September campaign!

A big thanks to the listeners who have already donated $250,000 toward our campaign goal of $375,000. All contributions that come in until Wednesday count toward our goal -- help us reach it with your contribution today!

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Our wonderful food donors

Thank you to all the local businesses who provided food and drink during KALW's May membership campaign. Take a moment to see who they are, and if you have the opportunity, please thank them for supporting Local Public Radio!

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