KQED Public Radio Highlights

  • Babysitting

This American Life


Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9:00pm

The show features stories of babysitters, and what goes on while mom and dad are away that mom and dad never find out about. The show includes the story of two teenagers who decide to invent children to babysit as an excuse to get out of their own house.

  • Snowpack

Living on Earth

What a Record-Low Snowpack Means

Today at 4:00pm

This year, snowpack in the northwest is at record low and many fear that the supply might not last through the entire summer. How will this affect life in the region?

  • Letters


The Letters Show

Today at 2:00pm

The show explores letters, to yourself, to your city, lost letters, found letters -- and a love letter to letters.

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