California Sun Podcast
Summary: The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State
The San Francisco-based author of "An Elegant Defense" explains how our immune system is our best and worst defense against the Covid-19 virus.
Journalist Chip Walter takes a look inside the work of Silicon Valley billionaires trying to find a way to live forever.
The legendary L.A. Times columnist talks about his career, the issues facing California, and the future of Los Angeles.
The New York Times economics reporter talks about his powerful and deeply reported examination of California’s housing crisis, "Golden Gates."
Naomi McDougall Jones explains why the battle of women in Hollywood is about far more than just jobs. It’s about the soul of the culture.
The Bay Area journalist and author reimagined his view of the world after a life-threatening stroke.
Kenneth Turan, the long time L.A. Times and NPR film critic, looks at the state of Hollywood through the lens of this year’s Oscar-nominated films.
State Sen. Scott Wiener makes his case for why we need to rethink extreme local control of zoning.
Jared Farmer views the Golden State through its palms, eucalyptuses, citruses, and redwoods.
Thomas Wolf’s story shows us how easy it is to slip into drugs and homelessness, but how tough and rare it is to get out.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer spent a decade documenting the impact of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The homeless coordinator for the San Francisco Department of Public Works analyzes the shameful and growing homeless crisis impacting all of California.
The San Jose mayor discusses the twin challenges of leading a city on the precipice of major change and trying to spearhead a statewide effort to remake PGE into a customer-owned utility.
David Ulin, the editor of a new multi-volume edition of Joan Didion’s collected works, shares insights about Didion as a writer and cultural figure.
John Dunbar, president of the League of California Cities, explains how the organization is able to function with so many competing constituents.