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:

 Mortgages on Hold — Is Rent next? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1100

Gov. Gavin Newsom announces new relief for people struggling to pay their mortgages due to the coronavirus and subsequent shutdowns. Alexei Koseff discusses those efforts, plus what tenant advocates are demanding from the governor. Also: The latest on testing and data collection from California officials who have struggled with both. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Is Your Check in the Mail? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1319

Congress is on the brink of passing a historic $2 trillion aid package that could mean cash payments to some Americans, loans for big and small businesses and an expansion of unemployment benefits. Dustin Gardiner joins Audrey Cooper to discuss what is happening in Washington. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Is S.F.’s “Powder Keg” About to Explode? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1432

Reporter Jason Fagone on Laguna Honda Hospital, a nursing home full of some of the state’s most vulnerable people. It's struggling to determine the full size of its coronavirus outbreak after two nurses there tested positive. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 SF City Insider: Disaster for Small Businesses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1627

`In this episode of San Francisco City Insider, Heather Knight talks to Sharky Laguana, president of San Francisco's Small Business Commission, about how the shutdown to stem the coronavirus outbreak has already destroyed some small businesses, including his own. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Where Are the Tests? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1292

For weeks, the country has struggled to test everyone suspected of having the coronavirus, a key part of helping to slow the spread of Covid-19. Catherine Ho and Audrey Cooper talk about whether it's too late. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Hits Workers Hard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1160

People who've lost jobs are worrying about how to pay their bills, and many who work for essential businesses are worrying about staying safe. Reporter Mallory Moench joins Audrey Cooper to discuss the morale of the Bay Area workforce. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus: When Will This End? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1750

Health reporter Erin Allday joins Audrey Cooper to talk about whether the current shelter-in-place is working to #FlattentheCurve, if the entire country could soon follow suit, and what optimistic signs we're seeing in China. Plus, she answers some of our most-asked reader questions. | Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Where Are the Masks? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1345

As hospitals brace for a surge of coronavirus patients, many are running out of critical protective gear — especially masks. Rachel Swan and Audrey Cooper discuss a situation so dire the CDC is telling health workers to wear scarves and bandanas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Refusing Coronavirus Tests | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1346

Vice President Pence promised that every Grand Princess passenger would be tested for coronavirus. But The Chronicle's Matthias Gafni has learned that hundreds of quarantined patients — encouraged by federal officials — have refused. Is that a threat to the community? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Evictions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1617

Local officials have taken steps to keep people and businesses from being evicted. But what happens after shelter-in-place ends? And how are we taking care of the homeless? Dominic Fracassa discusses the latest steps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Update: $1.1 Billion Aid Package | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 367

Alexei Koseff reports from Sacramento, where state lawmakers passed funding for coronavirus response on Monday, then suspended their session for a month — reportedly a first in more than 150 years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Shelter in Place | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1289

The Bay Area is shutting down after an emergency order across most of the region that's the nation's strongest move so far in response to the coronavirus threat. Erin Allday and Audrey Cooper discusse what is — and isn't — covered by the order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Kids Are Home: Now What? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1069

Reporter — and former kindergarten teacher — Steve Rubenstein gives Audrey Cooper and all parents advice on what to do with kids who are because of school closures in response to the coronavirus. Plus: Thoughts from a real expert, age 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Predicting the Coronavirus Future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1576

Disease modelers are trying to come up with their best guesses about how badly COVID-19 could take hold in the United States. Health reporter Erin Allday discusses what we know and what could stave off the worst possible outcomes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Schools Are Closing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 773

Children in San Francisco will be out of school for three weeks due to coronavirus fears and districts around the region are following suit. Trisha Thadani on what happens to families with no other options or children who need school meals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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