KQED Public Radio Highlights

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The California Report

Hidden Gems

Today at 4:30pm
6:30 and 11 p.m.

We take a road trip across California for our annual Hidden Gems show to discover unique, out-of-the way places across the Golden State. There will be giant strawberry donuts made by the Donut Man, pie worth flying for, a beautiful garden created by an eccentric opera singer and much more.

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Interracial Couples Reflect on Race

June 22 at 10:00am

As part of Forum’s “In My Experience” series, we talk to two couples about their interracial relationships on the heels of the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, a Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage in the United States.

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Commonwealth Club

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Tonight at 8:00pm
2 a.m.

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, authors of “Option B,” talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. Sandberg felt certain her family would never feel pure joy again after her husband's death, but her friend, psychologist friend Adam Grant, told her it's possible.

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Radio Technical Issues

Radio Technical Issues

As we become aware of technical problems originating from KQED Radio, we will list them here.


    • KQED-FM, Sat 5/06-Sun 5/07: shift to auxiliary antenna

      KQED-FM is likely to be operating on its auxiliary transmit antenna this Saturday and possibly Sunday as well. There will be workers redoing the tower light wiring on the tower that supports the KQED-FM main antenna. They have asked to begin work at 6AM and work the whole day on Saturday and finish on Sunday […]

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Radio Specials

Radio Specials

KQED airs some of the best programs from independent radio producers and public radio networks around the world including: America Abroad, Hearing Voices, and Radiolab.
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KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum


    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives


    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.