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Crosscurents Podcast

First up, Chinese-American youth change San Francisco policy about mental health services at high schools. Then, the band Santana celebrates the 20th anniversary of their album Supernatural-  former lead singer Tony Lindsay tells us what it’s like to be a part of music history, and finally, a look into the trashy aftermath of the Pride Parade.

First, we’ll hear about a San Francisco-based law firm’s 20 million dollar response to a trans woman’s death in ICE detention, followed by the contested sainthood of Junípero Serra, and finally a new episode of Bounce: Warriors' final words after a season gone awry.

First up, the Warriors are moving to a stadium without a BART stop. So how are fans gonna get to the game? Then, the final series is almost over, and we’ll find out how fans can get their basketball fix in the off-season.

5/2: Battle of the bus stop

May 2, 2016


4/27: Anti-Eviction Mapping Project

Apr 27, 2016

4/13: Yemenis in Oakland

Apr 13, 2016

Today on Crosscurrents: Sisters from war-torn Yemen adjust to their new life - and new language - in Oakland. A local magazine brings fashion and feminism together. And, we visit a cultural in East Oakland owned and run by artists.

2/25: Dispatch from Division Street

Feb 25, 2016

  • An update on the city's efforts to disband the tent encampment on Division Street, where up to 200 people have been living.
  • How one Oakland trauma therapist supports to his fellow psychologists through a podcast.
  • The answer to this week’s Audiograph mystery sound.

Errthang: Big Brother Almighty!

Sep 15, 2015

Growing up with a sibling, they know you so well. You live together, have to share everything, have deal with your parents. They can be your closest ally or your ultimate enemy - often probably at the same time.

Crosscurrents: February 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015

CAPS bridges the gap for Fremont seniors; living with HIV as a senior; and The Making Of... The Homobile. Plus, the Bay Area Composers Big Band.

The creaky wheels of the juvenile justice system, brought to us by Youth Radio in Oakland. Convicted teens must pay restitution, wear GPS ankle bracelets, and what it all costs society.

Crosscurrents: December 24, 2014

Dec 24, 2014

Beyond the pale of Parkinson’s Disease; A young man's music transforms personal loss and also public spaces. Plus, "Socks."

Crosscurrents: June 19, 2014

Jun 19, 2014

A new morality clause for teachers in Oakland's Catholic Diocese, stopping child sex trafficking, this week's Audiograph sound of the week, and managing editor Martina Castro's last day at KALW.

Crosscurrents: June 17, 2014

Jun 17, 2014

Fracking in California, Part 2; free WiFi in San Francisco, Bay Area musician A1, and local musicians Jeremiah Johnson and the Soulmates.

Crosscurrents: June 12, 2014

Jun 12, 2014

City College of San Francisco gets its accreditation back, part 4 in our Bayview-Hunter's Point redevelopment series, talking people down from jumping off the Golden Gate bridge, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musician Todd Sickafoose

Crosscurrents: June 10, 2014

Jun 10, 2014

The second part of our Bayview-Hunter's Point redevelopment series, re-identifying Berkeley's image, a Hear Here about a company dedicated to helping East Oakland children, and local musicians Ultra World X-tet.

Crosscurrents: June 5, 2014

Jun 5, 2014

Laura's Law and a debate on how we should care for people suffering from mental illness, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musician Mal Sharpe.

Crosscurrents: June 4, 2014

Jun 4, 2014

A homeless memorial, ways San Francisco is tackling homelessness, getting women into the auto mechanic profession, and local musicians The Marin Symphony.

Crosscurrents: June 3, 2014

Jun 3, 2014

A Crosscurrents special on Skyline High School in Oakland. Part 2 of 2, produced by KALW and Mills College.

Crosscurrents: June 2, 2014

Jun 3, 2014

A Crosscurrents special on Skyline High School in Oakland. Part 1 of 2, produced by KALW and Mills College.

Crosscurrents: May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014

Using social media to get your stolen bike back, Yesway, this week's Audiograph game answer, and local musicians Ensemble Mik Nawoog.

Crosscurrents: May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014

San Francisco has he only elected District Attorney in California, a Hear Here segment with Tara Higgins, Union City musician Doe Eye, and local musicians Roy Rogers & The Rhythm Kings.

Crosscurrents: May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014

A computer programmer bootcamp, the youth turning the economy green, a young man accepts his father's flaws, and local musician Rebecca Chapa.

Crosscurrents: May 22, 2014

May 22, 2014

Journalists and artists pry into Richmond's broken housing projects, American-Muslim men open up their hearts, this week's Audiograph game of the week, and local musicians Parachute on Fire.

Crosscurrents: May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014

Playwright Chinaka Hodge on the gentrification of Oakland, walking around the entire perimeter of San Francisco, and the golden Gate Park Band.

Crosscurrents: May 14, 2014

May 14, 2014

Toastmastering, mixtapes, and Muslim matchmaking.

Crosscurrents: May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014

Music Show with Lyrics Born! A vinyl record show at the Oakland Museum, Micah Tron, a choir sings to the sick, and the San Francisco Mortuary Band.

Crosscurrents: May 8, 2014

May 8, 2014

The Africa Mix -- Crosscurrents Show! The Nile Project, US visas for Africans, being gay in Uganda, and the ancient Sudanese beauty ritual of dukhan.

Crosscurrents: May 5, 2014

May 5, 2014

A Crosscurrents special: inside San Quentin Prison. The San Quentin Prison Report presents three stories: playing baseball inside prison, contracting HIV, and prisoners caring for the old and disabled inside San Quentin.

Crosscurrents: May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014

A toolkit to understanding young Arab students' backgrounds, an update on fracking in California, The Great Overland Book Company, and local musicians Blood & Dust.