Phil Elwood Music Library Dedication

Phil Elwood was a longtime San Fransisco Bay Area music critic and host of the weekly radio program on KPFA, “Jazz Archive,” from 1952 until 1996, that’s 44 years. KPFA will dedicate it’s music library in his honor on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 from 1:00pm-2:00pm, followed by an on-air documentary on Phil’s life from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Phil rubbed … Continued


Support the Pacifica Radio Archives

The Pacifica Radio Archives  15th Annual National Broadcast and Fundraiser on all 5 Pacifica Stations is asking for your support all day today on KPFA.   Please call and support PRA today at 1-800-735-0230   This one day annual event will begin 6am PST and 9am EST and run for 15 straight hours 9pm PST … Continued


On the Ground in Florida and Michigan

Mitch Perry began his reporting career at KPFA  and had since lived in Tampa for 15 years. He  has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he was the assistant news director with WMNF in Tampa and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. Molly Stentz has been News … Continued



Tom Hayden 1939 ~ 2016

Click Below to see Tom Hayden at his last KPFA Event, speaking about his book, “Listen Yankee, Why Cuba Matters,” in March 2015. Tom Hayden was the author of the 1962 Port Huron Statement a manifesto for the founding of Students for a Democratic Society. He was a defendant in the Chicago Eight trial after the tumultuous 1968 Democratic … Continued


Get Ready To Vote: Health-Related Ballot Measures

Are YOU ready to vote?  The election is almost here and with a record number of ballot measures lots of voters are still undecided and confused. About Health Host, Dr Will Courtenay, and guests, will examine five health-related state propositions, and three local soda tax measures. Guests:  Deborah Malbec, President of the East Bay League of Women Voters, and … Continued


Expanded Election Coverage

Beginning Wednesday, November 2nd-9th from 6am-7pm join us for 7 days of wide-ranging reporting, analysis and predictions about the aftermath of election 2016. Our goal is to provide you with multiple viewpoints, unfiltered information and ideas from thought leaders you won’t hear on corporate media outlets. Thank you for supporting our work as the Bay Area’s … Continued


Black Panther Party Anniversary

Tune in this Sunday for 24 hours of interviews, music, features, speeches, documentaries and more, celebrating the legacy and 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party for Self-defense, it’s relevance and necessity then and now… starting at midnight on Sunday, October 16, on 94.1 FM or online at Kpfa.org Brought to you by the Amandla Collective … Continued



Tracy Kidder Event Moved to Pegasus Books in Berkeley

Due to the tragic fire today at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, KPFA’s Event with author Tracy Kidder has been moved to Pegasus Books, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704 That’s tonight: Friday, September 30, 2016 7:30 PM KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents: An Evening with TRACY KIDDER Hosted by Mitch Jeserich Friday, September 30, … Continued