KQED

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KQED Public Radio 88.5 and 89.3 informs, educates and entertains listeners throughout the Bay Area, the state and beyond with a wide variety of news, public affairs and cultural affairs programming, composed of the best from National Public Radio, Public Radio International and the BBC. KQED is the most-listened-to public radio station in the country, reaching more than 745,000 listeners each week. KQED Public Radio began broadcasting its 24-hour news and information program service over KQEI-FM North Highlands/Sacramento 89.3FM on May 12, 2003.

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KPCC, KQED, KPLU and Oregon Public Broadcasting have interviewed dozens of potential voters younger than 30 and talked with them about politics, government and the future of the country.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Nov 04, 2012
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"Love in the Digital Age" explores the way we connect today, how technology changes the way we experience love, friendship and intimacy.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2016
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54 Pieces

KQED's QUEST is a new multimedia series about the people behind San Francisco Bay Area science and environmental issues and how their work is changing the way we live. Do you know what is in your own backyard?

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2007
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QUEST investigates coal, the most plentiful–yet dirtiest–fossil fuel in America. Coal generates nearly half of all electricity nationwide. Yet with mounting new pollution regulations, health concerns and the rise of renewable energy, is America starting to turn against coal the way it slowly turned against tobacco? Find out with reports from four different states.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2011
Caption: Aluminum cans await recycling., Credit: Kate Szrom/QUEST
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Once the hobby of a small number of environmentalists, recycling is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Here is a look at how changing economic times affect four states' efforts to deal with waste.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Aug 09, 2011
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An in-depth study of how well California is doing at teaching English to children.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2006

Latest Pieces

Caption: Cloud seeding tower at the summit of Alpine Meadows ski area near Lake Tahoe, California. , Credit: (Lauren Sommer/KQED)
There’s no doubt about it – it’s dry out there. 2013 ended as the driest year ever recorded in many parts of California. So water managers are tryi...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2014
  • Length: 05:01
Caption: Steffan Ireland
Steffan Ireland of Tacoma, Wash. talked with KPLU about healthcare.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: :31
Caption: Kyndall Goss
Kyndall Goss of Tacoma, Wash. talked with KPLU about healthcare.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: :17
Caption: Josh Morrissette
Josh Morrissette of Tacoma, Wash. talked with KPLU about gay marriage.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: :34
Caption: Voices of Young Voters
Young voters could play a major role in this presidential election. But what issues are most important to those under the age of 30?

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: 03:48
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Young voters could play a major role in this presidential election. But what issues are most important to those under the age of 30?

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: 03:46
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Young voters could play a major role in this presidential election. But what issues are most important to those under the age of 30?

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: 03:45
Caption: Tyler Carter, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Tyler Carter, 20, of Ukiah, Calif., talked with KQED’s Lillian Mongeau about how his father's opinions make him feel about politics.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: :51
Caption: Tatiana McBraun, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Tatiana McBraun, a political science major at San Jose State, told KQED’s Lillian Mongeau she feels too much security can be a bad thing.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: :33
Caption: Ross Rothpanhar, Credit: Ian Hill/KQED
Ross Rothpanhar is a public health major at University of California, Berkeley. He says growing up poor made him appreciate government services.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: 01:06