Radioactive Resistance: A Benefit for KPFA

A Benefit for KPFA FM and DACA Support Services Featuring Arturo O’ Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Bobi Céspedes Band, Son Jarocho All Stars Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the UC Theater 2036 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 7:30 PM


Veronica Faisant

It is with great sadness we share this most unfortunate news. Veronica Faisant, host of KPFA’s, The Week Starts Here, made her transition on Monday, March 5th. This was unforeseen and sudden and as you would expect the family is devastated. Veronica started at KPFA in the First Voice Apprenticeship program. She also completed the … Continued


KPFA’s Winter Fund Drive is On

In order to provide a platform for independent voices, unfiltered news, analysis and the world’s best alternative music we need your continued support, during this Winter drive. We hope you’ll keep this top of mind and continue to partner with us. Make the right choice to keep KPFA strong! Call 1-800- 439-5732!


Rapid Response Phone Numbers for ICE Raids

RESOURCES FOR IMMIGRATION AND ICE RAIDS Rapid Response Phone Numbers A reminder to ONLY use these numbers for CONFIRMED raids or personal attacks. These numbers were put out by the National Lawyers Guild SF Bay Area Chapter: Alameda County-(510) 241-4011 San Francisco County- (415) 200-1548 San Mateo County- (203) NOMIGRA (203-666-4472) Santa Clara County- (408) … Continued


Lewis Sawyer 1930 ~ 2018

Our colleague Lewis O. Sawyer Jr. has died at the age of 87. His health had been deteriorating of late and he died at a doctor’s visit. Lewis was a dedicated KPFA apprentice and music programmer. He hosted Early Morning Music with The Experience Collective previously titled, The Lewis Sawyer Experience. Lewis had a magnificent voice and … Continued


The Fate of KPFA

First and foremost we want all our supporters and listeners to know your donations over the last few years have been used to improve KPFA’s operations and to update our website and the technical tools of the trade. KPFA is reaching its goals, paying our bills and expanding our operation. It is your support that … Continued


Pacifica Radio Network Needs Your Help!

Help make Pacifica a bigger and stronger network. Donate today by calling 1-800-439-5732. Pacifica is a progressive independent radio chain that is Five stations strong: In New York, Washington, DC, Houston, Texas, Los Angeles and here in the Bay Area. We all have the identical mission to provide a platform for independent voices, unfiltered news … Continued


Support The Pacifica Radio Archives

Tuesday, Nov. 14, all Pacifica stations will air a 15-hour special produced by Pacifica Radio Archives. You’ll get to hear highlights from its brand-new audio collection, Public Radio Anthology, V.1 Pacifica Radio Archives introduces its latest master collection of historic audio, diving deep into the storied corners of public radio stations KPFK 90.7 FM – … Continued


It’s Bootsy Baby…

This Friday October 27, Funk Historian Rickey Vincent shares his exclusive interview with The Number One Funketeer of all Time, Bootsy Collins. Bootsy will debut cuts from his new album “World Wide Funk” and shares intimate details of the behind the scenes process of making this newest piece of joyful funk.


How Changes to the Affordable Care Act Will Affect Californians

Anthony Wright, Executive Director of Health Access California clearly dissects the effects of Trump’s recent executive orders regarding the Affordable Care Act.  Anthony breaks down how these proposed changes will and will not affect Californians in addition to divulging tips on how to work around the system.  He also revealed ways California is going rogue … Continued