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Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman present Company town
Allison Levenson

"Company Town," a new documentary, airs on KRCB Monday October 23 at 9 p.m. Filmmakers Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman chronicle a Board of Supervisors race in San Francisco -– a race that became something of a last stand for those fighting gentrification in the city.

Kaufman and Snitow spoke with KRCB news director Steve Mencher about their film. 

Watch the trailer below:

Some environmentalists said the law extending California’s cap and trade system to 2030 is a sellout to the oil industry, and that it shortchanges disadvantaged communities that breathe the dirtiest air. How do California’s climate moves play into national politics and policy? Will climate and energy play a meaningful role in the upcoming midterm elections? Will companies make energy policy more of a priority? We look back at how Gov. Schwarzenegger set the tone and how his past leadership continues to influence California’s policies today.  

Guests: 

“How do you move from a place of simply trying to stop bad things and asking instead how would you make products and services in a sustainable manner?” asks managing partner of Ecosystem Investment Partners, Adam Davis. Now that the trouble with pollution has been internalized, we need the economy to follow. Is is possible to protect profits and the planet? Despite claims that a win for the environment is a loss for the economy, corporations are finding innovative ways to have it both ways.

When: Tuesday August 29th; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  
Where: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9; on line @ KRCB.org; w/app @iTunes store and Google Play; Comcast 961)  

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California Lawmakers Ask Feds To Stop Alt-Right Rally In SF

Aug 16, 2017
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ALSO: The Democratic and Republican leaders of the California Assembly are both facing revolts from party activists after their actions on high-profile issues infuriated grassroots liberals and conservatives.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Ben Adler.

Be sure to tune in to KRCB-FM Radio 91 Thursday June 22nd at 1:00 pm, when Steve Earle stops by Studio A to chat live with Brian on the Radio! Steve and Brian will be talking about the new album - So You Wanna Be an Outlaw - and many other things.  Then Steve is headed to the big city to make an in-store appearance at Amoeba Records in San Francisco.  

Mark your calendar, set your alarms and listen in to the conversation Thursday June 22nd at 1:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

This week on Climate One:

Who are the people bankrolling our political system? New Yorker writer Jane Mayer takes us behind the scenes and exposes the powerful group of individuals who are shaping our country.  

In her latest book, Dark Money: the Hidden History Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Mayer traces the billions of dollars spent by the Kochs, the Scaifes, the Olins, and the Bradleys and uncovers their influences on policies related to climate change, the economy and more.  

Join us Monday morning as Ben Morrison stops by Studio A - at KRCB-FM Radio 91 - for a chat and some music with Brian!

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Revisiting San Francisco's 1915 World's Fair

Jan 13, 2015

  Exactly 100 years ago, San Francisco played host to a spectacular international event, an opulent World’s Fair now documented in a newly published illustrated history.

  Author and historian Laura Ackley grew interested in the PPIE while studying environmental design at the University of California in 1987. She has since collected many photographs, documents and artifacts from the 1915 event. So she has some clear ideas about where she would begin, if given a change to go back in time to attend the Exhibition.