Kevin Vance | KALW

Kevin Vance

Announcer/Operator; Host and Producer, A Patchwork Quilt

Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991.  He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him.  When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.

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Coronavirus Caseload / Rent Moratoriums

Coronavirus Caseload 

As of 11 p.m. yesterday, California has 8,569 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 326 more than 3 p.m. There have been 183 COVID-19 related deaths, which is nine more than yesterday. That's according to the San Francisco Chronicle’s coronavirus tracking tool. Here in the San Francisco Bay Area, there are 2,381 confirmed cases, 32 more than yesterday, and 63 deaths, two more from yesterday. 

Coronavirus Caseload / Laguna Honda Hospital Cases / School Lunches

Coronavirus Caseload

 


Coronavirus cases update / Mortgage relief / Small business situation / Transit assistance

The latest numbers / State parking lots closed / Scramble for medical equipment

Representative DeSaulnier ailing / Statewide COVID-19 shutdowns / Nature calling

School closures / Statewide shutdowns / Winter storm approaching

Three TSA workers at Mineta San Jose International Airport have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus. Workers with whom they’ve come into contact are now subject to a two-week quarantine. Passengers who passed through the airport should be aware.

KALW On-Air Folk Festival Returns Saturday Apr. 13th

IF YOU MISSED THE FESTIVAL, YOU CAN LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE FIVE HOURS VIA KALW'S LOCAL MUSIC PLAYER FOR ONE WEEK FOLLOWING THE BROADCAST.  https://www.kalw.org/local-music-player-0

Join us on Saturday April 13th from 3:00 to 8:00 pm for five hours of continuous live music, featuring some of the Bay Area’s top talent.  The Folk Festival is presented by KALW’s music hosts JoAnn Mar, Kevin Vance, and Peter Thompson.  Here’s the line-up:

Host Joshua Kosman with author Gerry Nachman and Lauri Fisher, English teacher at Diablo Valley College.