Fifth & Mission show

Fifth & Mission

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

Podcasts:

 London Breed’s Brother Seeks Freedom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1219

After a woman died on the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000, Napoleon Brown got 44 years in prison. He’s seeking a shorter sentence in light of a new law. His sister, the mayor of San Francisco, has advocated on his behalf in the past. Reporter Dominic Fracassa on the latest twists in the case. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Orinda Shooting Aftermath | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 984

Police have still made no arrests after the mass shooting at a Halloween "Mansion Party" at an Orinda Airbnb. Reporter Evan Sernoffsky talks about the victims, the possible motives and the new scrutiny on Airbnb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Starting Over in Paradise | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1185

How do you recover from the worst fire in California history? A year after the Camp Fire killed 85 people and leveled a whole town, just 14 homes have been rebuilt. But there's hope, say reporter Lizzie Johnson and photographer Gabrielle Lurie, who have been spending time in the disaster area. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 A Silver Bullet for Meth? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1134

No. There’s no such thing. Reporters Kevin Fagan and Dominic Fracassa talk about how meth’s powerful grip on San Francisco is killing people and contributing to the city’s biggest problems, and about the latest idea to deal with it: a sobering center for addicts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Election Day Preview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1813

Editorial Page Editor John Diaz and City Hall reporter Dominic Fracassa join Audrey Cooper to talk about today’s election in San Francisco, including two races that have received national attention: the four-way battle for district attorney and Prop C, which would regulate e-cigarettes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Fisherman’s Secret | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1682

What would you do if you suddenly found a golden treasure? Audrey Cooper interviews reporters Tara Duggan and Jason Fagone about an unbelievable tale that took more than a year to report — the story of fisherman Joe Pennisi’s secret. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 BART: Parking vs. Housing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1098

As the transit agency begins filling its lots with residential buildings, it’s chipping away at a perk commuters have enjoyed for years — cheap parking spaces. Rachel Swan on the battle of housing for people against housing for cars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 PG&E Outages: Cell Phones Too | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 823

Bay Area residents needed cell service more than ever as they lost electricity and worried about wildfires. Reporter Mallory Moench joins us to talk about why cell service providers in some places failed this test, and what can be done about it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wildfires Update: The Inspectors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 787

Lizzie Johnson talks about shadowing two firefighters, one a Cal Fire division chief and one a fire marshal from Riverside County, as they inspect the damage inflicted by the Kincade Fire and encounter a homeowner who defied the evacuation order — a dangerous move, but one that allowed him to save his house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wildfires Update: First Responder Heroism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 402

Sarah Ravani reports on the heroism she's been seeing at the Kincade Fire, including firefighters who used water from a swimming pool to help save three houses in Windsor. She also talks about the emotional reaction of Healdsburg residents when the power came back on.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wildfires Update: Kincade Fire | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 571

Evan Sernoffsky reports from the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa during the calm before the big windstorm that's expected to kick up Tuesday afternoon and evening. Firefighters fear the winds could cause a major flare-up in the Kincade Fire.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wildfires Update: Wineries | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1181

Wine critic Esther Mobley joins Audrey Cooper to talk about how California’s biggest cash crop, the $40 billion wine industry, is faring in the latest round of wildfires and power shut-offs. Fifth & Mission is updating more frequently than usual this week as we focus on the developments around Northern California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Wildfires Update: Windsor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 286

Fifth & Mission is updating more frequently than usual this week as we focus on the wildfires and power shut-offs around Northern California this week. In this episode, Megan Cassidy reports from Windsor as firefighters race against the clock to establish firelines during a lull in the high winds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Powerless: A Weekend of Shut-offs and Fire | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1076

Megan Cassidy joins Audrey Cooper to talk about her reporting on the Kincade Fire, one of many wildfires around the Bay Area. J.D. Morris talks about the massive PG&E shut-offs in response to the weekend's major wind event — and the reactions by the public and Gov. Gavin Newsom.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 How the Fire Tracker Works | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 934

Senior interactive developer Evan Wagstaff joins Audrey Cooper to talk about how he and his team build the tools that are some of the Chronicle's most popular features, including the California Fire Tracker and the PG&E Outage Map. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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