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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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Media Roundtable: Shane Bauer on the history of America's private prison industry

On the next Your Call’s Media Roundtable, Mother Jones’ award winning investigative reporter Shane Bauer will join us to discuss his new book " American Prison: A REPORTER’S UNDERCOVER JOURNEY INTO THE BUSINESS OF PUNISHMENT ."

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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

Courtesey of the Marchon Tatmon campaign

Marchon Tatmon was 16 when he took a class trip to our nation’s capital and down south to where Martin Luther King Jr. was killed. That experience inspired him to be a public servant. Now, he works for a nonprofit called Building Futures that houses homeless families.

Creative Commons. By Oleg Alexandrov. Cropped and resized

Affordable housing is on the ballot everywhere this election, and wine country is no exception.

Creative Commons. Alpha Stock Images. Cropped and resized

Measure A is about the renewal of a one-eighth cent sales tax increase in Santa Clara County, keeping most of the county’s total sales tax at 9%.


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 - Friday 10/12/18

It's International Moment of Frustration Scream Day Today is Friday, October 12, 2018, the 285th day of the year. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year. 70 days until winter begins and 25 days until mid-term elections. Sunrise : 7:16am Sunset : 6:37pm ...giving us 11 hours and 24 minutes of daylight. 8% of the now waxing moon will be visible, rising at 10:53am.

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