San Francisco

There are a lot of different ways to raise kids, and while you can prepare yourself, a lot of the job, you just learn on the fly. Early in his parenting career, Bernie Feldstein figured out how to keep his two kids, Vickie and Michael, happy and honest with something he called “Amnesty Day.” Once a...
Oakland-based octet Kitka – now in its 31st season – is performing Sunday afternoon at Zhatva: a Russian Harvest Ritual. The free concert and cultural event is at the Eucalyptus Hollow & Grove Ampitheater in Sunnyvale’s Baylands Park.
Oakland's Flamenco-band LoCura is releasing their second album "Semilla Caminante/Traveling Seed" at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco.
With less than two months to go, San Francisco’s mayoral candidates are springing into action by engaging in old-fashioned debates – and old-fashioned negative campaigning. But the 16 candidates have a reason to play nice: This year marks the first time the city’s mayor will be determined by ranked...
John Avalos represents District 11 on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. He once organized for the Justice for Janitors Campaign of the (SEIU) Local 1877 and has a degree in social work. He’s third-generation Mexican American, and was among the first in his family to graduate from a four-year...
Bassist, composer, and singer Seth Ford-Young is a former member of The California Honeydrops and has toured with Tom Waits. But now, he's making a name on his own. Ford-Young will be playing a free concert next Wednesday, October 5, at Levi Plaza in San Francisco as part of the SFJAZZ Summerfest...
We’re just over a month away from San Francisco’s mayoral election, and the 16 candidates are engaging in a last run of spirited debates. It’s been tough to stand out in such a crowded field, and that’s why KALW News has been giving voice to every candidate through a series of extended interviews....
For everyone alive, there is one great equalizer, one experience that doesn’t discriminate based on race, class, religion, or nationality. We all, at some point, must die. Of course, the way each of us is remembered after we pass varies greatly. Today, many traditions insist on burial within three...
Sixteen candidates are vying for the position of mayor of San Francisco, and KALW News is talking extensively with every candidate, including City Attorney Dennis Herrera. Originally from Long Island, Herrera made his way to San Francisco in the late-‘80s after earning a maritime law degree at...
The Mother Hips call the Bay Area home now, but their roots go back to Chico, where the core members met while at college. You can hear some of their original tunes on Sunday, October 2, at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
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