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Saturday Memorial for New Dimensions' Michael Toms

Michael Toms, co-founder of New Dimensions Radio, died on January 24th, 2013 at the age of 72.

There will be a celebration of Michael Toms'  life Saturday, March 9th from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin Street at Geary in San Francisco. 

All are welcome.  Friends who will speak include Charles Tart, Patricia Sun, Ralph Metzner, Stephen Hill, Dorothy and Jim Fadiman, Justine Willis Toms, and Master of Ceremonies Phil Catalfo. 

Michael Toms' voice has long been familiar to KALW listeners, and we extend our condolences to Justine and all of Michael's family and friends.

Julian Guthrie, San Francisco Chronicle: "Michael Toms dies - 'New Dimensions' radio host"

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.