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Oakland mayoral candidate Pamela Price on police reform, SCOTUS, and revitalizing downtown

This spring, civil rights attorney Pamela Price lost the race for Alameda County District Attorney. Her name is on the ballot again, this time for mayor of Oakland.

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How can we fight racial, gender biases we don't know we have?

On this edition of Your Call, we talk with filmmaker Robin Hauser. In her new documentary “Bias,” Hauser explores the science around implicit bias and the people finding ways to mitigate it.

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Andy Mogg

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with Kim Epifano, choreographer and director of Epiphany Dance Theater, about the 15th anniversary edition of the San Francisco Trolley Dances on October 20 and 21. 

CCO Public Domian. Resized and cropped.

If you live in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Alameda, San Pablo, El Cerrito, Albany, Emeryville, Piedmont, El Sobrante, and Kensington, listen up. You’ll be voting on Measure FF this November.

Bay Area Beats: Del the Funky Homosapien

Oct 10, 2018
Bo Walsh

In 1991 Rapper Del the Funky Homosapien became the first member of Oakland’s Hieroglyphics hip-hop collective be introduced to the world with his debut album “I Wish My Brother George Was Here.” For Del, music has always been a family affair.

Fog City Blues: Junk Parlor

Oct 10, 2018

Oakland-based Junk Parlor’s multi-faceted gypsy Junk-Rock is beloved by its dedicated and growing local fans and worldwide converts alike.

Photo by Sandip Roy/modified from original

Sandip Roy finally… finally sees the mysterious Kanchenjungha with his own eyes! Finally!

Almanac - Wednesday 10/10/18

Oct 10, 2018

Today is Wednesday, the 10th of October of 2018.  It is the 283rd day of the year.

There are 82 days remaining until the end of the year. 72 days until winter begins

27 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Control


  On this edition of Your Call, we discuss the lasting ramifications of the “zero tolerance” immigration policy that separated more than 2,000 children from their parents.



  Every Wednesday until Election Day on November 6th, Your Call will host a special second hour at 11 a.m. Each week Rose Aguilar and guests will discuss California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures.

Superintendent's Message for October 09, 2018

Oct 9, 2018

Superintendents Message for Tuesday October 09, 2018

Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar 10-09-2018

Oct 9, 2018

  Looking At Education with Carol Kocivar October 09, 2018


Thank you supporting KALW's September campaign!

KALW is listener-powered and we appreciate your support! A big thank you to the 1900+ people who participated in our recent membership drive. We raised $284,000 toward our campaign goal of $375,000. Please help us close this gap by becoming a member and making your gift today.

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KALW Election Briefs

Everything you need to know about the propositions on the ballot.

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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Almanac - Thursday 10/11/18

Today is Thursday, the 11th of October of 2018. It is the 284th day of the year. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year. 71 days until winter begins 26 days until mid-term elections Tuesday November 6, 2018...

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