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David Gans’ 5 Grateful Dead Songs You Should Know

February 23, 2013 | 9:00 am

David Gans’ 5 Grateful Dead Songs You Should Know

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Listen live till 1 a.m. Sunday This Saturday, KPFA will be running its annual Grateful Dead fundraising marathon, as it’s been doing every year since roughly around the time of, oh, “In the Dark.” The program is perennially hosted by David Gans, and this year’s show marks his 27th behind the marathon mic. From a […]

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February 25, 2011 | 4:30 pm

Blog Beat: Video — Jerry Brown’s Dog Meets GOP Leader; A KPFA Development; Bay Area Curling

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From the Chronicle’s Politics Blog, check out exclusive videos of Jerry Brown’s dog, including a heartwarming first encounter with Senate Minority Leader Bob Dutton. Burrito Justice gets into the brouhaha over the old Coca-Cola mural in Bernal Heights. Another twist in the KPFA tale, reports Berkeleyside. Who knew there was a curling — as in […]

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February 19, 2011 | 11:32 am

Listen to Saturday’s Grateful Dead Marathon on KPFA

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Update Feb 20: An archive of the Grateful Dead marathon is now up. Listen here. Previous post Deadheads of the web gather round. KPFA is currently streaming its 25th Grateful Dead marathon, which goes till 1 a.m. Sunday. From today’s Chronicle article on the Dead-thon: In his 25th year of Grateful Dead marathons on KPFA, […]

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December 6, 2010 | 3:58 pm

Blog Beat: Al Jazeera on KPFA, Prisoners Lit Project, Was Hillary Better Prog Choice Than Pres?

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From Berkeleyside: An hour-long radio broadcast from Al Jazeera is coming to KPFA. Oakland North reports on the Berkeley-based Prisoners Literature Project. Ever wonder how a new MUNI shelter goes up? This post from The Tender clues us in through a couple of photographs and a description, including this bit of clear-eyed reporting: “Disappointingly, it […]

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KPFA Statement on Layoffs, Plus Analysis

November 16, 2010 | 1:04 pm

KPFA Statement on Layoffs, Plus Analysis

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We received a press release from KPFA today about the layoffs at the station, which recently spurred a tumultuous on-air debate between employees and Arlene Engelhardt, Executive Director of the stations’ parent organization, Pacifica. The release is dated Nov 14, but we just got it a couple of hours ago. We have a call out to the station now…

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November 10, 2010 | 8:51 am

Listen to Yesterday’s Tumultuous Morning Show at KPFA

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On Tuesday, laid-off employees at the radio station KPFA in Berkeley commandeered the airwaves and launched into a “renegade” show. From the Bay Citizen: KPFA 94.1 FM, the Berkeley radio station and linchpin of the liberal Pacifica Radio network, plunged again into crisis Tuesday morning when the staff of The Morning Show locked themselves inside […]

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