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An entertaining and old-timey radio drama about the young men of Company 696 of the Civil Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Stationed in Makanda, Illinois, this company along with others helped to build the breath-taking, historical landmark, Giant City State Park. Camp Giant City shows the endearing and indomitable spirit of rural folk hit hard by the Great Depression and tells the adventures of young men discovering the peaks and valleys of building and becoming part of a community. Produce ...
 
Podcast covers everything sports within the Bay Area, and those outside. Being grown in & raised in San Francisco area, sports has become a way of life. I want to hear, share, explore the voice of Bay Area. From San Jose to Oakland to the beaches of Santa Cruz to the cable cars in San Francisco. We talk about everything Bay Area the sports within it, and abroad.
 
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We speak with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musician Jackson Browne, whose new album "Downhill From Everywhere" drops Friday. And, Fox News premiered a PSA this week encouraging viewers to get vaccinated. The network still features hosts skeptical of the vaccine. The news comes as some GOP lawmakers have also started to encourage vaccination. NPR's Davi…
 
July marks the eighth anniversary of Black Lives Matter. Melina Abdullah, co-founder of Los Angeles' Black Lives Matter chapter, joins us. And, whether it's a wildfire or a condo collapse, a disaster services attorney and a survivor of the 2018 Camp Fire outline how to heal — physically and mentally — from such a sudden uprooting.…
 
Throwback Thursday & what we're covering: -NFL MEMO -COVID-19 Still a problem for NFL -Deandre Hopkins retiring? -Players Association will have something to say soon.... -Dodgers losing, and it's great -A's Winning -A's in Vegas -Dave Kaval sound -49ers Training camp Till next podcast!!!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
Unarmed crisis teams respond to suicide threats, substance abuse calls, welfare checks and other moments where a counselor — instead of a police officer — can de-escalate a situation. We check in with the country's first such crisis response program known as CAHOOTS. And, for many kids, going back to school means shopping for new supplies. But a nu…
 
Washington Post reporter Arelis R. Hernández has been following one Salvadoran woman who had been seeking asylum in the U.S. for more than a year. She shares Nancy's journey. And, Cuba is going through its largest protests against the government in half a decade. Professor Michael Bustamante gives us a primer on Cuban history from its time as a Spa…
 
Weekend Wednesday! What we're covering: -Fred Warner signed!! -Trey Lance & Sermon signed!!! -Bucks win NBA 2021 Championship -Chris Paul sound -Giannis sound -Bucks sound -Oakland votes YES, which means NO -Dave Kaval sound -Giants HR VS Dodgers sound Till Next Podcast all!!!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
Over the past few weeks, deadly flooding rocked Germany and a blistering heat wave struck the American West. Professor Friederike Otto discusses climate change and extreme weather events. And, Sweden beat the U.S. women's soccer team in Tokyo on Wednesday. The U.S. team has a chance to recover with two upcoming games. NPR's Tom Goldman joins us wit…
 
A decade ago, Kyle MacDonald exchanged a paper clip for something a little more valuable, and so on and so on, until he had a home. His success went viral and inspired a fad, which gained traction during the pandemic. We talk to two college graduates with student loan debt who gave the trade-up fad a shot. And, the Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA Final…
 
More unmarked graves have been unearthed at a former Indigenous residential school site in Canada. The graves are believed to contain remains of Indigenous children forcibly taken from their families from the late 1880s to the 1990s. We talk with Assembly of First Nations National Chief RoseAnne Archibald. And, there have been a number of COVID-19 …
 
Talking Point Tuesday... What we're covering today: -A's Vote today -A's moving? -A's fans blow sometimes -Fuck Firefighter mark -Lazy A's employees -Shohei Ohtani show -SFGiants winning -49ers Training camp info, none... Till next podcast!!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
Geoff is joined this week by Matt Ford and producer Nick Wiener to draft NFL position groups. They take turns drafting different units from across the league to build their super teams. This exercise shows how they value different position groups, which teams have the most elite units, and how each host views team building. Learn more about your ad…
 
Podcast is back after the All Star break! What we're covering: -All Star MLB break -Denver -A's losing -SF Giants losing -MLB fans stepping up the insanity -49ers GMFB sound -Alex Boone on Frank Gore -Dallas Braden sound W/ Lowrie Till next podcast...By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
Chef Kathy Gunst shares her recipes for three easy-to-bake berry dessert dishes to share this summer. And, in the wake of the passage of multiple anti-transgender laws in Arkansas, a Lutheran pastor decided to host a weeklong queer camp for kids ages 12 to 18. The idea is to provide a safe haven for LGBTQ youth and promote self-empowerment and fun.…
 
In "An Ugly Truth," New York Times reporters Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang chronicle the series of scandals at Facebook between 2016 and 2021. The authors explore the inner workings of the company and its top executives. And, many people ditched the business-casual wear and dressy outfits during quarantine. GQ fashion critic Rachel Tashjian discu…
 
A lot of high school experiences were lost last year because of the pandemic — graduations, proms and musicals. Now, one school is reclaiming a show they thought they'd lost. North Country Public Radio's Amy Feiereisel reports. And, Cyd Zeigler joins us for an update on the record number of LGBTQ athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics this ye…
 
Shemekia Copeland joins us to talk about the release of "50 Years of Genuine Houserockin' Music," an album that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Chicago's own Alligator Records. And, the Emmy nominations make it abundantly clear that streaming services are overtaking cable TV. Seven of the 10 most-nominated shows were created for streamers like N…
 
Cuba's president acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that the government mishandled supply shortages in the country. But he also spoke out against recent protests that have led to violent confrontations between demonstrators and police. And, the city of Burnsville, Minnesota, warned residents against releasing their pet goldfish in lakes afte…
 
A new study finds that regions of the eastern Amazon now output more carbon dioxide than they absorb, indicating that the planet is losing a crucial buffer in the fight against climate change. We speak with the study's author. And, a new Idaho law expands lethal methods to control wolves and protect livestock. The state also has one of the most est…
 
Singer-songwriter Alejandro Escovedo, co-founder of the SIMS Foundation, joins us to talk about his efforts to help musicians and their families get help for substance abuse and mental health issues. And, edged out by multiplexes, India's old-fashioned single-screen theatres have been struggling financially for decades, the pandemic only speeding u…
 
Renowned artist Firelei Báez's latest work explores the complicated history of the color indigo and pays homage to a majestic ruin in Haiti. And, a group of Native American women wearing traditional jingle dresses is traveling the U.S. to promote healing from COVID-19. The jingle dress was used for healing during another health crisis, the 1918 inf…
 
Caregiver support groups were forced to go virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But this helped some caregivers of loved ones with dementia find support for the first time. KJZZ's Kathy Ritchie has the story. And, as NPR's Emily Feng reports, China is promoting "red tourism" — visiting Communist Party historical sites that venerate Chairman Ma…
 
The Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Michigan contains the remains of 36 known shipwrecks and perhaps dozens more that have yet to be explored. We speak to the president of the Wisconsin Underwater Archeological Association. And, Dr. Anthony Fauci joins us to talk about the future of the pandemic, vaccinations, booster sh…
 
First released in 1981 in Japan, the arcade game Donkey Kong became a mainstream hit in the U.S., with a strong competitive scene. Steve Wiebe, the first player to hit a million points, joins us. And, as many states emerge from the worst of the pandemic, personal finance expert Jill Schlesinger has tips on positioning yourself for financial success…
 
President Biden signed a new executive order that seeks to allow hearing aids to be sold over the counter. Audiologist Meaghan P. Reed explains what that could mean for the 37 million American adults with hearing loss. And, tech and media giants flocked to the Sun Valley Conference over the weekend. NPR's Dan Gura joins us with more.…
 
Authentic Fan Friday, what we're covering: -49ers Sound -Festus robbed -Kyle Shanahan and McVay sound -City connect SF jerseys -Hitting Dingers -Fuck'em -A's going to Vegas seems more so every day -Transportation updates with Oracle park (sfgiants.com/tansportation) Till next podcast all!!!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
A new pilot program from TikTok is helping job seekers apply online for openings with video resumes. Several companies are now experimenting with the format to appeal to Gen Z. Al Jazeera English's Femi Oke has more. And, we talk with cartoonist and author Sandra Boynton about her new collection of jigsaw puzzles featuring quirky animals.…
 
Condo law expert Evan McKenzie gives us a lesson in Condos 101 — everything you should know about buying a condo or owning one, especially if it's in an older building. And, more families in the U.S. are choosing to cremate their deceased loved ones instead of burying them. Connecticut Public Radio's Patrick Skahill explains how this is creating a …
 
Throwback Thursday, what we're covering today: -Keep Jimmy-G name out your mouth!!! LOL -Stafford talk means nothing -49ers community sound -YAZ sound -YAZ-STFU -Sean Manaea sound -Jerry Rice talk with Brandon Marshall -Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan sound -Nikita Kucherov Sound -Hunter Pence All Star sound -Steph Curry Sound -City Connect Jersey Lau…
 
Greisa Martínez Rosas, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient and executive director of United We Dream, talks about the work the Biden administration has yet to do on immigration. And, pro skateboarder Jake Ilardi of Florida will be on the U.S.'s first Olympic skateboarding team as the sport makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. He di…
 
Grammy-winning blues musician Bobby Rush talks about his new memoir "I Ain't Studdin' Ya: My American Blues Story." And, British Columbia is struggling through a major heat wave that's already reported to have killed hundreds of people and a billion seashore animals. CBC News senior reporter Lyndsay Duncombe has more.…
 
Award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones talks about her decision to reject a tenure offer at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and instead join the faculty at Howard University. And, surprisingly, a record number of transplants were completed in 2020 despite the pandemic. STAT reporter Liz Cooney explains how hospitals continued tra…
 
Daryl Davis, a Black blues musician and author, has spent many years forming relationships and talking about racism with KKK members. He explains his approach and if it's changed this past year. And, thousands of family members of 9/11 victims are pressuring the courts to release information they say will help determine whether Saudi Arabia had a r…
 
Talking Point Tuesday, what we're covering: -A's fireworks night -A's fans showing up -Giants winning -A's all star -Giants All Stars -Maria Taylor & ESPN -@Sourdeath Sam's Madden Home Field Advantages Remix -Joe Staley sound Till next podcast peeps!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
One of the women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault describes her reaction to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision last week to overturn the comedian's 2018 sexual assault conviction. And, National Women's Law Center President and CEO Fatima Goss Graves examines what the Cosby ruling means to survivors of sexual assault.…
 
Author Angeline Boulley talks about her new young adult novel "Firekeeper's Daughter," which centers around an investigation into a new form of crystal meth coming out of an Ojibwe community in Michigan. And, much of the world is not quite back to normal yet, according to a new "normalcy index" by The Economist. Data journalist James Fransham expla…
 
Black TikTok creators are opting not to share their dance choreography on the app because they say they're tired of not receiving credit for it from users who co-opt them. Al Jazeera English's Femi Oke explains. And, 850,000 new jobs were added in June, defying economists' expectations. Bloomberg News senior editor Mike Regan joins us.…
 
In "After The Apocalypse," Andrew Bacevich argues that the most important threats the U.S. faces are in North America, not on battlefields in the Middle East. And, Thursday's decision by the Supreme Court to uphold Arizona voting restrictions dealt a blow to the Voting Rights Act. Wendy Weiser of the Brennan Center for Justice talks about the impac…
 
Throwback Thursday & what we're covering: -Now BART hates the A's -49ers 94' new uniforms -49ers State of the Franchise -Hunter Pence sound -Colin Cowherd sound -A's sound -John Taylor & Patrick Willis going to 49ers HOF -Jed York sound Till next podcast all!!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
We speak with author and professor Ibram X. Kendi about his podcast "Be Anti-Racist with Ibram X. Kendi" which builds on his best-selling book. And, Biden's new Federal Trade Commissioner Lina Khan made a name for herself by advocating for stricter regulation of big tech companies. NPR's Shannon Bond gives us details about Khan's background on the …
 
Classical music opinionator Fran Hoepfner dives into the rivers of the Amazon as depicted by composer Philip Glass in his piece "Águas da Amazônia." And, two people were killed by a gunman in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on Saturday in what police are investigating as a hate crime. Paulo Correia was driving in the neighborhood when the gunman got into …
 
It's slightly cooler Wednesday in Oregon and Washington after triple-digit temperatures for several days. Jimmy Jones of a community action group discusses his team's efforts to help people who are homeless. And, the NCAA is expected to allow college athletes to make money from their likeness. NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman joins us.…
 
With the Fourth of July around the corner, we get a lesson in grilling chicken skewers, clams and peaches from chef Kathy Gunst. And, the new documentary "Summer of Soul" about the Harlem Cultural Festival in the summer of 1969 opens in theaters and can be streamed on Hulu on Friday. PBS special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who appears in …
 
Talking point Tuesday & what we're talking about: -Female coaches in the NBA? -Tight End University- I want to go!! -Kittle sound -49ers at Dodgers games -MLB sound from pitchers -A's sound -Giants sound -Dallas Braden Sound -Colin Cowherd sound -Trae Young OUT! Till next podcast all!By Brian Bonfantini Nitenson
 
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