Fifth & Mission show

Fifth & Mission

Summary: The flagship news podcast of the San Francisco Chronicle. Editor in chief Audrey Cooper and San Francisco City Hall columnist Heather Knight discuss the biggest stories of the day with Chronicle journalists and newsmakers from around the Bay Area. | Get full digital access to the Chronicle: sfchronicle.com/pod

Podcasts:

 San Francisco's Grand Reopening | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1084

Mayor London Breed laid out when residents can browse in stores, eat in restaurants and work out at gyms. Reporter Dominic Fracassa delves into the details and describes the new, stricter face-covering requirements. | Coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 BART on the Ropes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1271

Riders have peeled away and sales tax projections are abysmal because of the coronavirus crisis. Some officials want to close stations. BART has a budget to survive for one year. What happens after that is a big question mark. Rachel Swan joins Dominic Fracassa to talk about the beleaguered transit agency. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Why Are COVID-19 Cases on the Rise? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1193

Diagnoses of coronavirus are increasing in some Bay Area counties. Notably, Alameda County is now the hardest hit in the region. What’s happening here? Health writer Erin Allday explains the latest theories. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Inside a Homeless Hotel in San Francisco | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2115

Supervisor Matt Haney has been working at a hotel for homeless people to shelter in place during the coronavirus pandemic. He tells Heather Knight it's convinced him more people on the streets need to be moved into vacant rooms. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 COVID-19 Devastates the Tenderloin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1792

Ten weeks into shelter-in-place, the San Francisco neighborhood remains crowded with tents, and people can't maintain social distance. Sam Dennison of the anti-poverty nonprofit Faithful Fools lays out what City Hall should be doing to help people during the coronavirus pandemic. | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Where and How to Go Outdoors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1428

Slowly but surely, governments are reopening parks, preserves, beaches and lakes. The Chronicle is keeping track of all the open places to recreate, and outdoors writer Tom Stienstra joins Audrey Cooper to discuss the dos and don’ts of venturing outside this Memorial Day weekend and beyond. | Coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Mystery of the Missing PPE | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1371

A shortage of masks, gowns and other medical-grade personal protective equipment has been a major issue in the coronavirus pandemic. It's still happening, and reporter Dominic Fracassa says that hospitals and county officials are generally reluctant — or have outright refused — to answer questions about a known issue in the PPE supply chain. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 How to Smile With a Mask On | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1300

You're never fully dressed without a smile, but with face masks mandatory in the coronavirus crisis, no one can tell you're smiling. That's important because smiles play a big role in American culture. Reporter Annie Vainshtein and Heather Knight talk about the new masked reality, and what might replace that toothy grin of yours. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Songs of the Coronavirus Shutdown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 856

Professional musicians around the Bay Area are entertaining and consoling their neighbors with public performances during shelter-in-place. Heather Knight talks to Page Street cellist Saul Richmond-Rakerd about why music is so comforting. | Coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 I'm Over 65 But Who Are you Calling Elderly? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1305

Age is a factor in coronavirus risk, but many Americans over 65 are pushing back on sometimes condescending advice to isolate — often from their own adult children. Reporter Ryan Kost set out to examine how older Americans are dealing with shelter in place, starting with the older person he loves the most: his mother. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Examining COVID-19 Myths | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1253

Does eating garlic prevent the coronavirus? Can you test whether you have it by holding your breath for 10 seconds? Chronicle reporter Sam Whiting tells you if any of the wild things you might have heard are true. | Get Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Detectives: Contact Tracers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1244

They'll be a key part of gaining control of the spread of coronavirus, but most health departments don’t have nearly enough people to track the outbreaks. Aidin Vaziri discusses the effort to train tens of thousands of disease detectives. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 California Budget: Pay Cuts, Furloughs and Tax Hikes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1493

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a way to close a $54 billion hole in the state budget, and none of it is going to make anyone happy. Alexei Koseff breaks down the governor’s proposals and how it will affect Californians. | Coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus and the Flu: A Potential Disaster | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1186

Medical experts are predicting a relatively calm summer before a big uptick in COVID-19 cases in the fall. Health reporter Erin Allday describes why that, coupled with the regular flu season, has hospitals worried. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Budget Ideas: Help for Renters? Tax Hikes? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1420

The hole in California's budget is massive — tens of billions of dollars. But officials say they need extra money to help renters and others suffering during the coronavirus pandemic. New proposals from the Legislature could mean higher taxes, assistance for both renters and landlords, and requests to pay income taxes in advance, with discounts later. Sacremento reporter Alexei Koseff explains the latest proposals. | Get full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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