"Tell me I'm fat" - this week on This American Life



"Tell Me I’m Fat"

The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat. A show inspired by Lindy West’s book Shrill .

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A new bill, set to be heard in the California Assembly on Wednesday, addresses sea level rise and aims to protect public access to shorelines up and down the state. But it would also penalize many coastal homeowners who have illegal or unpermitted seawalls. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports not all coastal communities are happy about it.

eTown - Wednesday night at 10:00 pm:

"Something Completely Diva-esque"  

 

When: Tuesday, May 16th; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

Where: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9; on line @ KRCB.org; w/FREE app @ iTunes store and Google Play; Comcast 961 in San Francisco Bay Area)  

Your Average Abalone, with host Johnny Bazzano, is an underwater adventure diving into the musical currents of folk, bluegrass, alternative country, singer songwriter, americana and more.  Johnny has hosted Your Average Abalone since KRCB first began broadcasting in 1994.

Food Banks Brace for CA Cuts to Drought Assistance

May 15, 2017
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ALSO: With water supply concerns still fresh following California’s severe drought, top Democrats in the state are lining up behind a controversial ocean desalination plant in Orange County.

Today's reporting by Daniel Potter and Chris Nichols.

This week on Mountain Stage: Shemekia Copeland, John Németh & The Blue Dreamers, Bridget Kearney, T Sisters and Edward David Anderson!

Listen to Mountain Stage with host Larry Groce every Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

In recent years, lower summertime flows in the Russian River have been necessary for water conservation as well as the benefit of young salmon preparing to head out to sea. But this year, with ample water available, the calculus may be different.

The county water agency will hold its annual community meeting on the condition and management of Russian River estuary Monday night in Monte Rio.  You can find details about that here.

Hello music lovers, time for another Flashback program tonight. Tonight's playlist is comprised of songs reflecting the current political zeitgeist, so songs of alarm, confusion, uncertainty, etc. As follows: 

Strange Days The Doors
1984 Spirit
We're Going Wrong Cream
1984 Bowie
This Ain’t the Summer of Love Blue Oyster Cult
Dazed and Confused Led Zeppelin

Ball of Confusion The Temptations
For What It's Worth The Staple Singers
Ballad of A Thin Man Bob Dylan 
Slipping Into Darkness War
My Dark Hour The Steve Miller Band

We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.  

Listen to This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm, and repeating Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91.

Revised Budget Withholds UC Money Until It Adopts Audit Changes

May 12, 2017
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ALSO: Governor Jerry Brown’s newly revised budget proposal walks back planned cuts to a program helping old and disabled people. California counties had feared they’d have to pick up the tab.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Daniel Potter.

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