Fifth & Mission show

Fifth & Mission

Summary: The San Francisco Chronicle's flagship news podcast features editor in chief Audrey Cooper discussing the biggest Bay Area stories of the day with Chronicle journalists and newsmakers.

Podcasts:

 Privacy or Prison | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1017

Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets are citing a 30-year-old privacy law to resist defense subpoenas that could save people from going to prison and even possible execution, as Megan Cassidy tells host Josh Koehn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Thefts on BART | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 947

Cell phones and laptops are being stolen from BART passengers at a higher rate than ever. Phil Matier and Audrey Cooper discuss the crime wave, what BART's trying to do about it, and how you can avoid being a victim.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Does Uber Transparency Lead to Discrimination? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 837

Uber’s recent overhaul of its ride process has advocates concerned that the changes could lead to discrimination. Carolyn Said joins Otis Taylor to discuss how Uber’s changes could impact riders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Mega-Problems With Housing Mega-Projects | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1180

In the last decade, Bay Area public officials banked on big projects — many on former military bases — to fill our vast housing needs. J.K. Dineen on why most of the homes remain unbuilt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 What the Moms 4 Housing Want | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1340

In the wake of the pre-dawn eviction of a group of homeless mothers from a West Oakland house Otis Taylor Jr. and Sarah Ravani join Demian Bulwa to talk about Oakland's housing crisis and what's next for the moms and their kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wi-Fi on Bart? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1053

Want to use your computer in the Transbay Tube? Reporter Rachel Swan on the system's plan to finally get Wi-Fi — and improved cell service — after years of frustration and delays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Suspect Next Door | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1950

After Leola Shreves was brutally beaten and killed in her own home, police got a confession from her next-door neighbor. But as Matthias Gafni reports, all the evidence pointed to another man. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Housing Shortage Fight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1020

SB50, Scott Wiener’s controversial bill to boost housing construction around public transit in wealthy suburbs, flamed out in the Legislature last year. Can new amendments overcome opposition from local leaders? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Trouble at Yosemite’s Iconic Hotel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 788

For decades, the sumptuous Ahwahnee Hotel at the foot of Half Dome has attracted presidents, movie stars and big spenders. But as Kurtis Alexander reports, some say the property has seen better days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Here Come the Gas Bans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 829

Bay Area cities are starting to ban natural gas appliances inside new homes, a bid to fight climate change. Reporter Mallory Moench talks about the effort and the backlash, including from restaurants who prefer an open flame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Datebook: Babylon Gone, Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1185

Fifth & Mission presents the first episode in the Datebook podcast's three-episode series on "Beach Blanket Babylon," the musical revue that closed on New Year's Eve after a world's longest 45-year run. Peter Hartlaub, Lily Janiak and Annie Vainshtein dive deep into the iconic San Francisco show. Subscribe to Datebook and download all three episodes: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Gang Fight in San Francisco | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1260

When Chesa Boudin takes over as district attorney this month, he plans to stop prosecuting a type of gang charge he says is “infused with racism.” Reporter Evan Sernoffsky on the emotional debate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Top 10 Stories of the Year | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1423

Chronicle reporters Kevin Fagan, Rachel Swan and John Wildermuth join Demian Bulwa to talk about the biggest Bay Area stories of 2019 — from PG&E blackouts to trouble aboard BART and teen vaping — and why they captured our imagination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Decade in Sports | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1390

From the Giants to the Warriors to Colin Kaepernick, Chronicle columnists Ann Killion and Scott Ostler join metro editor Demian Bulwa to talk about the biggest stories of the 2010s. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Mick LaSalle’s Best Movies of 2019 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1993

The Chronicle’s critic talks about the best, worst and most interesting movies of the year with Audrey Cooper — who’s seen none of them — and recalls the day he had to watch a Star Wars movie 6 times in a row. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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