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Why most electric cars will lose carpool lane rights

On January 1, over 200,000 drivers of electric and plug-in vehicles will lose the right to take the fast lane solo. It’s an effort to speed up carpool lanes that misses the real culprit: cheaters.

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One Planet: Climate change, migration, and border militarization

On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, journalist Todd Miller will discuss his book, Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security .

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This is the first in a four-part award-winning series “Persistent Poison: Lead’s Toxic Legacy in the Bay Area.”

A 2017 Reuters report showed that a few Bay Area neighborhoods have some of the highest rates of childhood lead poisoning in the country.

Minds Over Matter - 12/09/18

9 hours ago

  The Bay Area's Favorite Quiz Show.  

We continue our analysis of the midterm election, but this time with a focus on the California State Legislature.  We will talk priorities and challenges with three Bay Area legislators.

  

 

Almanac - Monday 12/10/18

12 hours ago

  Today is Monday, the 10th of December of 2018.  It is the 344th day of the year.  

There are 21 days remaining until the end of the year.   11 days until the Winter Solstice. 

694 days until presidential elections on Tuesday November 3, 2020 ...

 


On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, journalist Todd Miller will discuss his book, Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security.

My Mixtape: "STOP TRYING TO BE GOD," by Travis Scott

Dec 8, 2018

Rapper, writer, and educator Maddy "MADlines" Clifford, part of the Oakland based hip-hop duo FR333 and teacher of hip hop lyricism, history, and performance, picks "STOP TRYING TO BE GOD," by Travis Scott. She thinks everyone needs to hear it, including you. Give it a listen and see what you can learn about being attached to control.

Join us this Saturday 3 p.m. (PST) on Folk Music & Beyond for our deep dive into music from Wales, part of the United Kingdom that is often overshadowed by its Celtic cousins Ireland and Scotland. 

My Mixtape: "Golden," by Jill Scott

Dec 7, 2018

Artist Karen Senefru, founder and co-curator of the exhibit and movement-building platform The Black Woman Is Godfinds inspiration in "Golden," by Jill Scott, and explains why it reminds her of her father.

Philosophy Talk: Extreme Altruism

Dec 7, 2018

What would you give up to help a random stranger?


Today is Friday, December 7, 2018, the 341st day of the year with 24 days remaining.  15 days until winter solstice.  Tonight will be the 6th evening of Hanukkah.

  • Sunrise: 7:12am     
  • Sunset: 4:51pm

...giving us 9 hours and 39 minutes of daylight.  There’s a new moon tonight and tomorrow.

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