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

Fire Emergency Information :: How To Donate or Volunteer

Northern California Fires – Information:  To file a missing person report in Sonoma County: 707.565.3856 Legal Assistance: A coalition of private and public legal organizations have created a hotline in an effort to provide legal aide to fire victims across the state. The hotline number is 415-575-3120. Callers can also leave a message. Spanish and Chinese … Continued

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis: What’s Happening and Why?

Salima Hamirani discusses the intensifying refugee crisis facing the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma, also known as Myanmar. The Rohingya are recognized as the world’s largest stateless group. First, we hear from a Rohingya human rights activist about what the situation on the ground in Burma, followed by testimony from others about the violence and oppression they … Continued


KPFA has expanded it’s morning programming!  Get an early start on progressive news coverage with  Rising Up With Sonali at it’s new time, 5 AM Monday thru Friday and also a special edition airing at 8 AM on Fridays.  


KPFA is excited to announce that Upfront with Cat Brooks and Brian Edwards-Tiekert has expanded to 2 hours Monday thru Thursday from 7-9 AM. Salima Hamiriani continues to host Friday’s Upfront at 7 AM including a special edition of Rising Up with Sonali at 8 AM. While commercial media is retreating from local reporting, KPFA continues … Continued

Volunteer in the KPFA Phone Room

The Fall Fund Drive is from Tuesday, September 12th – Friday, September 29th Volunteer phone room hours are: Monday + Wednesday + Friday: 6:30 am to 7 pm Tuesday + Thursday: 6:30 am to 9 pm Saturday + Sunday: 7 am to 6 pm Email [email protected] or drop by during these hours