California Sun Podcast
Summary: The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State
The story of how bubonic plaque came to San Francisco in 1900 and was met with denial of science, obfuscation from local governments and business, and how one federal health officer helped contain the spread.
The Chair of UC San Francisco Department of Medicine discusses how California's luck may be running out and the transformation of medicine.
The long time civil rights lawyer and police reformer examines our current moment in the context of L.A.'s long history of "warrior policing" directed at communities of color.
A 30-year veteran of the San Diego police force and the president of the Black Officers Association of San Diego gives a personal and inside look at policing.
A UC Berkley research project shows how lockdown policies may have averted nearly 1.7 million coronavirus cases in California.
The chancellor of California's sprawling community college system looks at the massive challenges ahead.
California's secretary of state discusses mail-in ballots, election security, and personal safety in the November election.
The journalists Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano discuss their investigation of the Camp Fire, the most destructive American wildfire in over a century.
The NPR host discusses his new book, "How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War."
The long-time Hollywood journalist wonders if we will ever go to a movie theater again.
A look at the unique challenges faced by the iconic and progressive city of Berkeley.
The veteran journalist reminisces about a city he’s covered for 60 years.
A look at Silicon Valley’s efforts to combine biotech and big data in the service of 21st-century medicine.
The longtime San Francisco housing advocate looks at how the coronavirus pandemic might present an opportunity to expand affordable housing.
The veteran Sacramento journalist gives his unvarnished view of what the virus means for California's governance and economics.