Tag Archive: NPR

Mar 12

NPR’s KALW sends a love letter to the Portola

A few months back we were contacted by one of the country’s oldest FM radio stations, KALW, about a series of stories they were running on the Portola. In Sept 1941, the San Francisco Unified School District created the station in the Mission after acquiring equipment from the 1940 Worlds Fair on Treasure Island. Then …

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Aug 03

Portola’s Own KALW Radio Turns 75

Did you know the Portola is home to the oldest FM radio station west of the Mississippi? Well it is and KALW is celebrating its 75th birthday tomorrow. The Chronicle has a very interesting write up on the history of the station as well as its current success in a changing media world.   Tune …

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