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Crosscurrents Podcast

Crosscurrents: August 30, 2012

Aug 30, 2012

Youth Radio reporters from the RNC, the Newark Senior Center closes in 2012 due to budget cuts but has recently reopened, a Story Corps about same-sex divorce, traditional Mexican music at the Tejano Conjunto festival, and local musician Alexis Harte and The Lemon Hammer.

Crosscurrents: August 29, 2012

Aug 29, 2012

Is a port strike looming?; Homeless in San Francisco; The Sharing Economy: Dancing it forward in Berkeley; and local band Yonat & Her Muse.

Crosscurrents: August 28, 2012

Aug 28, 2012

Go inside the Republican National Convention; Bay Area's Tea Party speaks up; Will Durst: The bold choice; Hear Here: Meet Thomas Reeve; a conversation with Regina Mason, editor of The Life of William Grimes; and San Franciscan singer Paula Frazer.

Crosscurrents: August 27, 2012

Aug 27, 2012

City College of San Francisco fights to maintain accreditation, the true cost of fish, putting farmed salmon back into the wild, and local musicians Bells.

Crosscurrents: August 23, 2012

Aug 23, 2012

Reports of abuse by staff of people with disabilities at Sonoma Development Center; riding the #1 bus route in Oakland's Fruitvale district; a Hear Here with bus driver Archie Johnson; the San Francisco Improv Festival; and local musician Kyle Alden.

Crosscurrents: August 22, 2012

Aug 22, 2012

Youth curfews in Oakland, going to college as an undocumented student, effecting social change through theater, and local musician Emma Lee.

Crosscurrents: August 21, 2012

Aug 21, 2012

Youth sentenced to life without parole, the Golden Gate Park Band, the controversial Beach Motel in San Francisco's Sunset District, a Hear Here with Chris Mason, and local musician Mokai.

Crosscurrents: August 16, 2012

Aug 16, 2012

Performance-enhancing drugs, the complex world of falafel, the cultural importance of hair in black communities, a story about squid, and local musician Robin Galante.

Crosscurrents: August 15, 2012

Aug 15, 2012

"Dreamers" become eligible for temporary legal status in the U.S. today; young job seekers get a resume boost with local tech companies; getting thousands of patients and employees at a hospital to recycle (is difficult); reporter Hadley Robinson explores a green waste facility; and Oakland rapper Kreayshawn.

Crosscurrents: August 14, 2012

Aug 14, 2012

A conversation with Adam Tatum, research analyst with California Common Sense, about how local cities will find money to pay health benefits; San Francisco's efforts to house 50 homeless veterans in 100 days; the members of Homes Not Jails are willing to risk jail to give shelter to people in need; and local bandFelsen.

Crosscurrents: August 13, 2012

Aug 13, 2012

Budget cuts to California's education system, a high school student's take on the education cuts, getting an education through Wikipedia, another Hear Here where we meet Ben Nelson, comedian Will Durst on the Obama's Election Year Decathlon, and local musicians The Blind Willies.

Crosscurrents: August 9, 2012

Aug 9, 2012

Filing claims after the Chevron oil fire in Richmond, minority groups tend to take environmental issues more seriously than whites, a gathering in Fremont in observance of the Sikh shooting, Hear Here: Lotus Yee Fong and Marlene Tran; Bay Area comedian Nato Green, Jazz Perspective on Jane Monheit, and local musicians The Junior Choir of Berkeley's Young Musicians Program.

Crosscurrents: August 8, 2012

Aug 8, 2012

Reactions: The Richmond Refinery fire; How much "Oakland" is actually in the Oakland Police Department?; Can a new crop of Oakland cops help build community trust?; Oakland youth view their neighborhoods through a new lens; a Youth Radio Commentary on Gun Violence; and local band Wallpaper.

Crosscurrents: August 7, 2012

Aug 7, 2012

Update on the Chevron Refinery fire with reporter Sean Maher; S-COMM asks local law enforcement to run the fingerprints of people they arrest; a hostel with history in Los Altos; Storycorp: A mother defies her parents to begin a family of her own; and local singer Tim Hockenberry.

Crosscurrents: August 6, 2012

Aug 6, 2012

Journalist Mary Roach on the Mars rover landing, Oakland's three professional sports team might be on the move out, a cooperative for bikes in East Oakland, and local musician Amelia Romano.

Crosscurrents: August 2, 2012

Aug 2, 2012

Looking up: the search for extraterrestrial life; before chatroulette, there was ham radio; Hear Here: Meet Lita Hernandez; and local band Dark Hollow.

Crosscurrents: August 1, 2012

Aug 1, 2012

A Bay Area fencer slashes her way to the Olympics; San Francisco's roving tailor; the streets of downtown Oakland come alive with "Art and Soul"; and The San Francisco Lyric Chorus.

Crosscurrents: July 31, 2012

Jul 31, 2012

Buildings in the upscale neighborhood of Pacific Heights, the public library as homeless shelter, Adobe Books in San Francisco closes after 22 years of operation, and local musicians The Charles Unger Experience.

Crosscurrents: July 26, 2012

Jul 26, 2012

Reporting on the Olympics, an interview with reporter Scott Ostler; Olympic table tennis born in the South Bay; Hear Here: Meet Anna Zhu and Alison Zhao; and local band the Josh Jones Quartet.

Crosscurrents: July 25, 2012

Jul 25, 2012

The bullet train is back on track; Occupy: still intense, just not in tents; a cannabis news round-up; Hear Here: Xiao Juan Shu's search for happiness; and local band The Bachelors.

Crosscurrents: July 24, 2012

Jul 24, 2012

The sharing economy and a system where time is money, a Hear Here segment about a woman who's spent 30 years working at Oakland's Highland Hospital, a jazz perspective on John Pizzarelli, and local musicians Zebop.

Crosscurrents: July 23, 2012

Jul 23, 2012

KALW's new Hear Here project: stories from you, from both sides of the Bay; graffiti as art or vandalism; home owners commissioning graffiti artists to tag their homes; murals in San Francisco's Mission District,  and local musicians Shotgun Wedding Quintet.

Crosscurrents: July 19, 2012

Jul 19, 2012

Looking for work with a criminal record, fighting high unemployment in Marin City, a revival of sacred harp singing, and local musicians The Fret Not Old-Time Gospel Band.

Crosscurrents: July 18, 2012

Jul 18, 2012

Reforming the Oakland Police Department; Will Californians ever vote online?; 99% Invisible: Designing a postage stamp; and local band Sonny and the Sunsets.

Crosscurrents: July 17, 2012

Jul 17, 2012

Why the OPD is approaching a federal takeover; Lost Landmarks: Time Travelling in the Tenderloin; Hear Here: Meet Carlisle Haworth & Diana Hartman; and local jazz group the Scott Amendola Quartet.

Crosscurrents: July 12, 2012

Jul 12, 2012

The problems of using eyewitness ID's as evidence, a wrongfully convicted man is still fighting to save his name after prison, and how wrongful convictions happen.

Crosscurrents: July 11, 2012

Jul 11, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about Radiolab but were afraid to ask!

Crosscurrents: July 10, 2012

Jul 10, 2012

"The Diary of an An Egg Donor."

Crosscurrents: July 9, 2012

Jul 9, 2012

A live performance of Crosscurrents! -- at the Polish Club in SF's Mission District, 12/3/2011. The endangered sounds of the end of the earth; a conversation with Nikki Silva (of the Kitchen Sisters); Monday Hearts for Madeliene; and local guitarist/singer Quinn Deveaux.

Crosscurrents: July 3, 2012

Jul 3, 2012

An Original Production by KALW: "Mark Twain in the West."

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