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:

 You Have to Wear Face Masks: Make Them Fun | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1225

Sister Roma, one of San Francisco's most beloved drag queens, tells Heather Knight about judging the "Masks Are Fierce" competition this week and explains how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting queer nightlife. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 What Will Our New Normal Be? A Doctor's View | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1394

Dr. Jessica Briggs, an infectious disease fellow at UCSF, tells Heather Knight what Bay Area life will look like as the coronavirus crisis plays out over the next year — and why she's recruiting recovered COVID-19 patients for her new study. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Future of the Bay Area Economy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1721

New data shows unemployment is at record levels in the region, with as many as 1 in 6 San Franciscans out of work. But some tech stocks are at an all-time high. Business Editor Owen Thomas discusses the future of the local economy, the potential to reimagine small business and why the stock market has not plunged to 2008 levels. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Critical Barrier to Reopening California | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1130

Gov. Gavin Newsom started slowly — very slowly — easing restrictions in California Wednesday. But he also dramatically revised upward how many daily coronavirus tests would need to be done before the state can reopen. Catherine Ho discusses the changes and the likelihood of us getting there any time soon. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Was Killing in February: Why It Matters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1161

A person infected with COVID-19 died in Santa Clara County on Feb. 6, a stunning discovery that adds to the evidence that coronavirus was in the United States far earlier than once thought. It also sheds new light on how long the virus has been in California. Health reporter Erin Allday talks about what this news means. | Get unlimited Chronicle coverage: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Why COVID-19 Has Hit the Mission and Bayview So Hard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1353

City Hall reporter Dominic Fracassa joins Heather Knight to discuss why people living in the ZIP codes around those areas are more likely to get the coronavirus than those in wealthier neighborhoods. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Keeping San Francisco Voters Safe From COVID-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1574

David Campos, chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party, is calling for an all vote-by-mail election in November so voters don't have to go to the polls during the coronavirus pandemic. He also tells Heather Knight what he thinks the future in the Bay Area might look like. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Troubles with Coronavirus Testing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1239

Regular and widespread testing might be the biggest hurdle to overcome before the U.S. can return to normal. But California is still struggling with getting tests where they should go and clearing the backlog. Catherine Ho discusses what’s going right and what still needs to be fixed. | Full coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 It’s All Political: Kamala Harris "Would Be Honored" to Be VP | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2270

In this episode of the Chronicle’s It’s All Political podcast, California Sen. Kamala Harris reveals what she'd say if Joe Biden asked her to be his running mate. In an interview with Joe Garofoli and Tal Kopan, she says she's "very concerned" about being able to do oversight on the $2 trillion that Washington is spending on coronavirus pandemic relief —and what she's doing about it. | Subscribe to It’s All Political: podfollow.com/its-all-political Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Devastation at Nursing Homes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1490

Long-term care centers around the country are becoming deadly hot spots for the coronavirus. Reporters Jason Fagone and Megan Cassidy discuss criminal investigations into one Bay Area nursing home, plus what reporters have been unable to find out when asking hard questions about illnesses at these facilities. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Danger in the Tenderloin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1532

Jose Ramirez, executive director of St. Anthony’s, says City Hall has left the Tenderloin out of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the neighborhood is as crowded and neglected as ever. | Get full Chronicle access sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Health Workers Exposed to Coronavirus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 980

More than 2,700 doctors, nurses and other health workers in California have COVID-19. Heather Knight talks to reporter Mallory Moench about what frontline workers are afraid of, what protection they need and what information they want about exposure. | Get unlimited Chronicle access sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Why San Francisco Won't Close Streets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1441

Rec and Parks director Phil Ginsburg explains why the city is not following Oakland's lead of shutting down miles of roads to cars during the coronavirus shutdown to allow walkers and bicyclists to spread out — even in Golden Gate Park. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Understanding Dr. Fauci's History | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1242

Longtime Bay Area residents remember Dr. Anthony Fauci not as the man who is leading the coronavirus charge but as the one who helped the country fight AIDS. Peter Hartlaub talks about how The Chronicle covered him the first time he worked with a president who was spreading disinformation about a lethal virus. Also: Deadly lessons about returning to normal from San Francisco in the 1918 flu epidemic. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Armistead Maupin Consoles Us | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 934

The beloved author of the "Tales of the City" series has been offering virtual readings during the coronavirus shutdown, including the first chapter of his latest book in the classic series of San Francisco novels. Calling from his new home in London, he tells Heather Knight, "Give my love to the city." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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