California Sun Podcast show

California Sun Podcast

Summary: The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State

Podcasts:

 Emilio Garcia-Ruiz and the remaking of the S.F. Chronicle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:36

The new editor-in-chief sees his job as bringing a new and locally focused digital experience to readers.

 Michael Tubbs still has Stockton on his mind | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:33

The 30-year-old former mayor set out to change the most diverse city in America. He launched a universal basic income pilot program, brought new energy to the city — and made a long list of enemies.

 Tess Taylor and her poetry of California | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:12

The award-winning poet and former poetry reviewer for NPR shares her feelings of living on the "Rift Zone" that is California.

 Bradley Tusk on California's corporate exodus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:07

The venture capitalist talks about why companies are leaving California and the long-term political consequences.

 Jill Tucker on San Francisco school debates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:39

The San Francisco Chronicle reporter discusses recent controversial decisions by the city's board of education.

 Shane Bauer on the Vallejo PD | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:34

The Bay Area journalist discusses the excesses of California's most violent Police department.

 Roman Mars is anything but invisible | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:18

A guided look at the "99% Invisible City" and the hidden worlds of everyday design.

 Joan Didion talks about California | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:42

A conversation with one of California's great cultural observers.

 Casey Newton on tech platforms as the new town square | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:14

Tech platforms are now the foundation of our political speech. What could possibly go wrong?

 Hank Sims on the success of local journalism in Humboldt County | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:08

The editor of Lost Coast Outpost discusses the joys of Humboldt County and how his local online newspaper became so successful.

 Kathryn Olmsted talks California unions, from farm to Google | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:14

The UC Davis historian examines today's Silicon Valley union-organizing efforts in the context of California's complex farm labor union history.

 Heather Knight on the ups and downs of San Francisco | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:38

The S.F. Chronicle columnist has made a career of exposing the struggles of everyday people and holding power to account.

 Tracy L. Chandler on photography, memory, and connection | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:52

The photographic artist talks about her camera as a way of being in the world.

 Daniel Lurie and Sam Cobbs on the fight against poverty in the Bay Area | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:54

Lurie and Cobbs discuss the work of Tipping Point Communities, a nonprofit that puts private dollars to work for the public good.

 At 25, Alex Lee is California’s youngest state legislator | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:25

Alex Lee talks about his plans to get corporate money out of politics.

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