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Crosscurrents Podcast

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."

"Dealing with Diabetes" in California.

Crosscurrents: June 28, 2012

Jun 28, 2012

Reactions from the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the ban on foie gras, improving school lunch programs in Oakland, the inequalities of food access around the world, and local musicians Golden Bough.

Crosscurrents: June 27, 2012

Jun 27, 2012

Finding mental health somewhere between east and west; meet the head of the state's largest medical cannabis dispensary: Steve DeAngelo; and local band The Stone Foxes.

Crosscurrents: June 26, 2012

Jun 26, 2012

Caltrain engineers coping with suicides, what the UC system can learn from Chile about its rising costs, a jazz perspective on Sue Terry, and local musician A Girl Named T.

Crosscurrents: June 25, 2012

Jun 25, 2012

We hear voices from San Francisco's LGBT Pride Weekend, reactions to California state parks closing, prison inmates as wildfire firefighters, and local musicians Dirty Ghosts.

Crosscurrents: June 21, 2012

Jun 21, 2012

Rights of transgender immigrants facing deportation, a music festival powered by bikes, and an Iraq veteran transitions back to civilian life in San Francisco.

Crosscurrents: June 20, 2012

Jun 20, 2012

Oakland city debt and pension cuts, a collector of old movie posters, a silent film museum, and local musicians La Pena Community Chorus of Berkeley.

Crosscurrents: June 19, 2012

Jun 19, 2012

Mexico's presidential elections; 9 million expected to be in the Bay Area in 2040—where will they live?; and battles with urban wildlife.

Crosscurrents: June 18, 2012

Jun 18, 2012

Parents and educators occupy Lakeview Elementary; independent workers seek communal workspaces; as the need for court interpreters grows, who pays?; a jazz pianist is back in town; and local band Blue River.

Crosscurrents: June 14, 2012

Jun 14, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about Bay Area cinema but were afraid to ask.

Crosscurrents: June 13, 2012

Jun 13, 2012

Becoming a charter school, a tech company driven not by profits but by humanitarian concerns, a fatherly story in time for Father's Day, what a true love means, and local musicians T.V. Mike and the Scarecrowes.

Crosscurrents: June 12, 2012

Jun 12, 2012

Everything you always wanted to know about golf but were afraid to ask.