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:

 SF City Insider: San Francisco After COVID-19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1511

Cities have long weathered public health crises and emerged stronger because of them. In this episode of San Francisco City Insider, Benjamin Grant, urban design policy director at SPUR, talks with Heather Knight about the ways San Francisco will be permanently changed by coronavirus. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod | Listen to SF City Insider: podfollow.com/insider Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 School’s Out For Summer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1573

It’s all but certain that most, if not all, California schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year. Does this mean students will fall woefully behind? And what does it show about the inequities in our current public education system? Reporter Jill Tucker joins Audrey Cooper with a reassuring message for stressed out parents: The kids will be OK. | Coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Full Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 “Sailors Do Not Need to Die” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1163

In a stunning letter obtained by The Chronicle, the captain of a U.S. nuclear aircraft carrier pleads with the Navy to help him contain the coronavirus as it spreads among his sailors. Matthias Gafni explains what's happening aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt and why its captain’s letter is so unusual. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 SF City Insider: Is the Coronavirus Surge Still Coming? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1494

Have we flattened the curve? In this episode of San Francisco City Insider, Dr. Allison Bond, an infectious disease expert at UCSF, gives Heather Knight an inside view of San Francisco hospitals — which, so far, seem like a calm before a storm. | The latest on coronavirus: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Coronavirus Scammers and Price Gougers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1045

Criminals are using the pandemic as a fresh excuse to swindle people, law enforcement officials say. Crime reporter Megan Cassidy runs down some of the common scams and offers tips on how to avoid them. Plus: Details about price gouging schemes in the Bay Area. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Is San Francisco the Next New York? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1289

The epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic is New York City, where officials acted more slowly than the Bay Area to shut down businesses and schools. Health reporter Erin Allday and Audrey Cooper talk about whether we’ve escaped the worst of the outbreak, or if New York’s overwhelmed hospitals and dramatic death counts are a harbinger of what’s to come. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 SF City Insider: Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1390

In this episode of the San Francisco City Insider podcast, Ivy Lee, a legislative aide who’s among the hundreds of City Hall staff members who've been spending long days inside Moscone Center to prepare for the expected surge in coronavirus cases, talks to Heather Knight about San Francisco's readiness for a potential disaster. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 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

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