California Sun Podcast
Summary: The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State
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.
The long-time San Francisco Chronicle film critic talks about the feedback loop between California and the movies.
The co-founder of the startup Iterable offers a very personal look inside the stress, the money, and the eccentric nature of Silicon Valley’s startup culture.
A new anthology, "Speculative Los Angeles", in which a new generation of writers takes on the city's dark fantasy life.
The music writer tells the story of the surf music, hot-rod records, and the sunny sound of the Beach Boys that helped define the myth of the California Paradise.
A look at the shifting and unequal economic history and development of Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
A look at the confluence of movies, music, television, and politics in Los Angeles in 1974, an apex of creativity that the city has not seen before or since.
A look at how Los Angeles may be holding back the success of the entire state of California
The story of the Covid shutdown and the creative re-emergence of the 100-year-old San Francisco Opera.
The sportswriter talks about her reporting on the L.A. Dodgers from deep inside the clubhouse.