Larry Bensky, May 1st, 1937 ~ May 19th, 2024

  Larry Bensky, veteran broadcaster at KPFA,  passed away Sunday, May 19th, 2024 at the age of 87. Larry was best known as the national affairs correspondent for Pacifica Radio from 1987 to 1998. Larry covered numerous national and international events for Pacifica, including the Iran–Contra hearings in 1987, the confirmation hearings for four Supreme Court justices, the … Continued

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May 30 2024
Israelism Poster

Israelism Film Screening, Thursday, May 30th, 6:30pm

In-Person Event • Film Screening (The New Parkway Theater in Oakland)


Join KPFA for a special in person screening of the film Israelism, a 2023 American documentary. When two young American Jews raised to unconditionally love Israel witness the brutal way Israel treats Palestinians, their lives take sharp left turns. They join a movement of young American Jews battling the old guard to redefine Judaism’s relationship...

June 3 2024

Rebel Airwaves: KPFA history with Liam O’Donoghue, Monday, June 3rd, 2024


Please join KPFA at The Shotgun Players Playhouse in Berkeley on Monday, June 3rd at 7:00 PM when Liam O’Donoghue brings a sweeping history of KPFA as a rebel broadcaster, when he presents Rebel Airwaves: Exploring KPFA’s History. This live and in-person performance is certain to delight not only fans of East Bay Yesterday, but...

June 29 2024

Urban Foraging – The Unnatural History of Golden Gate Park In-Person Event + Book

In-Person Event • Urban Foraging + Book


Join Maria Finn, author of the recently published cookbook, Forage. Gather. Feast., and her truffle dog, Flora Jayne, for a stroll on Saturday, June 29th, 10 am -12 pm in Golden Gate Park in SF. A copy of the book will be sent to all who sign up for the event. Learn about the flora...