California Sun Podcast
Summary: The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State
A look at the Gilded Age of the nineteenth century, and how the tycoons of railroad and shipping were similar to today's tech billionaires.
A look at how the California real estate industry drove housing shortages and residential segregation and pushed individual liberty at the expense of community good.
The California recall is behind us. Did any of it matter? And what’s next for Gavin Newsom and the state's problems?
The environmental activists in Sonoma County helped spark a statewide campaign to halt the construction of any new or expanded gas stations.
The author of "Paradise: One Town’s Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire" discusses her minute-by-minute account of America's deadliest wildfire.
The story of the century-long and battle between local Central Valley farmers and the feudalism of industrial agribusiness.
A longtime leader in the Bay Area Afghan community shares her sorrow over events in Afghanistan and looks at how it impacts people close to home.
A look at California’s long practice of relying on female inmate firefighters, who are now battling an intense and endless fire season for low pay and bleak future prospects.
The founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies is joined by his colleague Ismail Ali to discuss the use of psychedelics in the treatment of PTSD, depression, other mental illnesses.
The one-time congresswoman shares her personal and political story and looks toward what’s next.
The supervisor opines on crime, housing, lack of planning, and why San Francisco’s problems seem to resist solutions.
An appreciation of the rich, multiracial, multicultural history of the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights.
A writer with a unique voice tries to define America’s most undefinable city.
The long-time editor of the Los Angeles Times Book Review has returned home to Berkeley as the publisher of Heyday Books after a long East Coast publishing career.
A conversation with the new executive editor of the Sacramento Bee and the regional editor for all of McClatchy's California news outlets.