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Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

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    • 4.9, 34 Ratings

Crosscurrents is the award-winning daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio. We make joyful, informative stories that engage people across the divides in our community - economic, social, and cultural.

    Quarantine Diaries: Week 10

    Quarantine Diaries: Week 10

    Since the Bay Area's shelter-in-place order took effect over 10 weeks ago, we’ve been checking in with a mix of people to find out how they are dealing with these extraordinary times. It’s Day By Day: KALW's Quarantine Diaries . Plus, we hear new music from a local band. Sealand , from San Jose, recently released their new album, Eternity.

    • 21 min
    Small Businesses In East Oakland / Lake Merritt Crowds / Golden Gate Parkcast

    Small Businesses In East Oakland / Lake Merritt Crowds / Golden Gate Parkcast

    A small business owner in East Oakland shares how the coronavirus is affecting his work. Then, we hear how the pandemic has turned Lake Merritt into a place of refuge and anxiety. And, we’ll go to a place where amateurs and pros alike learn to cast a line.

    • 26 min
    Sacred Steps: A Buddhist Lay Minister Asks ‘What Is A Good Death?’

    Sacred Steps: A Buddhist Lay Minister Asks ‘What Is A Good Death?’

    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many Americans into sudden intimacy with difficult feelings: anxiety, fear, and grief. In this story from The Spiritual Edge , we get to know a North Carolina woman whose Buddhist practice has helped her navigate fear and grief.

    • 25 min
    Quarantine Diaries: Week 9

    Quarantine Diaries: Week 9

    Time in the pandemic seems to be moving faster now, with all Bay Area counties loosening shelter-in-place restrictions. For the past nine weeks, we’ve been checking in daily with folks from around the Bay to hear how they are dealing with life during COVID-19. Today, we’ll hear about a senior who sings, a teacher on his last day of class, and a bookseller happy to see regulars again.. . It's the Quarantine D iaries .

    • 19 min
    Undocumented Worker Aid / Black Artists And The Census / Golden Gate Parkcast

    Undocumented Worker Aid / Black Artists And The Census / Golden Gate Parkcast

    California is distributing millions of dollars to undocumented residents to help them through the pandemic, but it still might not be enough. Then, a group of Black women artists gather to address critical issues. And, we continue our audio tour of Golden Gate Park during its 150th anniversary year. Phone Lines Flooded As Undocumented Workers Apply for Pandemic Aid Black Female Artists Call Their Community To Be Counted In The Census Put The Wind In Your Sails At Spreckels Lake Tune into KALW 91

    • 23 min
    Sacred Steps: How Two Mennonite Musicians Turn Street Ministry Into Song

    Sacred Steps: How Two Mennonite Musicians Turn Street Ministry Into Song

    In this story from The Spiritual Edge , we'll meet Al and Andi Tauber, married singer-songwriters who direct music for a congregation of urban Mennonites in Chicago. Like their Amish and Quaker spiritual cousins, Mennonites favor the simple life, but they see God in city life too. For the Taubers, this means taking their faith and music to the streets.

    • 28 min

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