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:

 Dr. Joely Proudfit on California Indian culture, sovereignty, and education | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:16

The Cal State San Marcos professor shares what she's learned on her journey from impoverished childhood to presidential appointee and leading voice on behalf of Native Americans in California.

 Is traffic heading the wrong Waze? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:29

A look at how the traffic app Waze is adversely impacting our neighborhoods and not getting us anywhere faster.

 Autumn McDonald on the power of social entrepreneurship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:58

The director of New America CA talks about the group’s efforts to solve social problems via technology, innovation, and storytelling.

 Anne Lamott and reasons for hope | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:12

The bestselling California author shares some of her insights on hope and dealing with a world seemingly gone mad.

 D.J. Waldie and the end of California exceptionalism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:17

The author of the celebrated book "Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir" explains why we need to retire the notion of the California Dream.

 2 powerful L.A. City Council members on the city's present and future | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:20

2 powerful L.A. City Council members, Paul Koretz, and Marqueece Harris-Dawson discuss the seemingly insurmountable problems facing Los Angeles.

 Ariel Rubissow Okamoto and a deep dive into the San Francisco estuary | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:24

Ariel Rubissow Okamoto discusses the growing threat of climate change and rising seas in the San Francisco Bay Area.

 Tom O’Neill’s 20-year journey into Charles Manson’s world of darkness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:51

Suppose everything we knew about Charles Manson was wrong? An author has reassessed one of the most infamous murder cases in American history.

 Noam Cohen on how Silicon Valley undermines an authentic life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:54

The author and journalist shared a contrarian view of the “creative disruption” we take for granted.

 David Ulin on the joys and challenges of Los Angeles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:52

The longtime Los Angeles social and cultural critic shares his insights on today's Los Angeles.

 Joe Talbot on "The Last Black Man in San Francisco" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:59

The debut filmmaker talks about the changes sweeping through his hometown.

 Leah Garchik on 47 years at the S.F. Chronicle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:47

After helping start readers' days for more than three decades, the columnist reflected on her unique and storied career.

 Tony Serra offers a defense of his Ghost Ship client Derick Almena | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:23

The famed criminal defense attorney argues for Derick Almena, who is a defendant in the 2016 Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people.

 Allison Haley on California's death penalty debate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:30

A conversation with Napa County's district attorney about the impacts of Gov. Gavin Newsom's suspension of capital punishment.

 Paul Schrade on the California primary tragedy of 1968 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:30

Paul Schrade, a longtime friend of Robert F. Kennedy, shared his memories of the night when he and the presidential candidate were both shot and the political world changed forever.

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