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  • Join Suzanne M Lang in Conversation with Brandon J McDermott on A Novel Idea – Sunday at 10am

    Join Suzanne M Lang in Conversation with Brandon J McDermott on A Novel Idea – Sunday at 10am

    “Radio saved me.” Brandon J McDermott grew up pretending to be a baseball announcer and ranking all the songs he knew said just this about himself: “radio saved me.”  McDermott, a successful NPR broadcaster in Lincoln, Nebraska, is local host of NPR’s “Morning Edition” and news reporter at NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations. He’s just received a national award from the Radio Television Digital News Association and National Endowment for Financial Education, the 2020 Personal Finance Reporting Award for his story “Nebraska Schools Tackle Financial Literacy." Brandon’s life, however, hasn’t always been so focused and productive. His boyhood years Read More
  • The Magic Show on This American Life – Friday at 7pm

    The Magic Show on This American Life – Friday at 7pm

    Just a few years before he got the internship at NPR that started him in radio, our host Ira Glass had another career. He performed magic at children's birthday parties. A powerful sense of embarrassment has prevented him from ever doing an episode on the subject, but when he learned that producer David Kestenbaum was also a kid conjurer, they decided to dive in together. This American Life is heard every Friday night at 7:00 pm; repeating every Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / Streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org /  On-demand with the FREE KRCB App @ iTunes App Store & Google Read More
  • New Music from Ohio’s Guided By Voices on Strange Currency – Friday at 8pm

    New Music from Ohio’s Guided By Voices on Strange Currency – Friday at 8pm

    Styles We Paid For is the third album of 2020 from Ohio’s Guided By Voices. Listen for music from it as well as selections from Paul McCartney’s late ‘80s LP Flowers In The Dirt. Strange Currency with host Jedd Beaudoin can be heard Fridays at 8:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the FREE KRCB Mobile App which you can download from the App Store & Google Play. Find our complete programming schedule here. (Photo: Styles We Paid For, by Guided by Voices, album cover) Read More
  • Join Us for a Special Hour of Fundraising with REVEAL – Saturday at 8am

    Join Us for a Special Hour of Fundraising with REVEAL – Saturday at 8am

    Go back to the earliest days of slavery, and explores how that moment in history reverberates in American life to this day… Then, go to Detroit, where there’s a crisis in homeownership in African American neighborhoods. It’s a crisis the city itself helped create with a tax policy that’s forcing people out of homes they’ve owned for years. Finally, Reveal looks at infant mortality in the U.S. and the gap in birthing outcomes for Black babies. You'll meet two doctors who’ve dedicated their lives to making a difference. Support KRCB FM NorCal Public Media during our Holiday Fundraiser! Visit norcalpublicmedia.org/donate Read More
  • Join Us for a Special Hour of Fundraising with This American Life – Saturday at 9am

    Join Us for a Special Hour of Fundraising with This American Life – Saturday at 9am

    Hear an excerpt from a story from 1998, during the early days of the show. It’s about a teenager who’s doing drugs and selling drugs and realizes his dad has been tape recording his phone calls. Also, Ira plays clips from a recent story by Miki Meek, in an episode about schools reopening during the pandemic. Then, Ira plays a story from before coronavirus, when people could gather in theaters. It’s from one of our live shows – a story performed by Tig Notaro, about Taylor Dayne. Finally, hear one of Ira’s favorite stories we’ve ever done, by David Wilcox, about Read More
  • Join Us for a Special Fundraising Hour with Snap Judgment – Saturday at 10am

    Join Us for a Special Fundraising Hour with Snap Judgment – Saturday at 10am

    Snap Judgment - storytelling with a beat, airs every Saturday morning at 10 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen on the go - Download the FREE KRCB mobile App from iTunes & Google Play! Find our complete programming schedule here.   Support KRCB FM NorCal Public Media during our Holiday Fundraiser! Visit norcalpublicmedia.org/donate and select a level of support that works for you! We have a variety of thank you gifts to choose from. Thanks for your ongoing support of local public media in the North Bay! Read More
  • Join Us for a Special Fundraising Hour of The Thistle & Shamrock – Saturday at 11am

    Join Us for a Special Fundraising Hour of The Thistle & Shamrock – Saturday at 11am

    Enjoy music from Antoni O’Bresky, Kathryn Tickell & Corrina Hewat, Parsons, Lunasa, Bonnie Riedeout, Karen Matheson, and more! Support KRCB FM NorCal Public Media during our Holiday Fundraiser! Visit norcalpublicmedia.org/donate and select a level of support that works for you! We have a variety of thank you gifts to choose from. Thanks for your ongoing support of local public media in the North Bay! Read More
  • Breaking Through: A Year of Climate Conversations on Climate One – Sunday at 8am

    Breaking Through: A Year of Climate Conversations on Climate One – Sunday at 8am

    “Unprecedented” is one of the most overused words of 2020, but it reflects the superstorm of disruption brought on by an overlapping pandemic, racial justice awakening, and presidential election. For the first time ever, climate change galvanized a record number of voters to elect Joe Biden to the Presidency. How has the focus on climate shifted in a year shaped by multiple social and economic crises? Join us for a look back on a year of climate conversations like no other. Climate One at the Commonwealth Club can be heard Sunday mornings at 8:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming Read More
  • Join us for a Special Fundraising Episode of TED Radio Hour – Sunday at 9am

    Join us for a Special Fundraising Episode of TED Radio Hour – Sunday at 9am

    If you had to explain to a newborn what it means to live on Earth, at this time of crisis — what would you say? Writer, illustrator, and artist Oliver Jeffers gives his answer in a letter to his son. Novelist Jacqueline Woodson is a slow reader. Taking her time lets her savor each word, brings her closer to each story, and it lets her pay respect to her ancestors who weren't allowed to read. Are overdue library book fines necessary? Librarian Dawn Wacek wants all libraries to do away with overdue fines to make library services more inclusive and welcoming Read More
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