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A San Francisco culture podcast featuring celebrity guests, non-celebrity guests, personalities from the San Francisco Chronicle and a celebration of Bay Area life. Hosted by culture critic Peter Hartlaub in the historic Chronicle basement photo archive, with frequent appearances by his #TotalSF partner, columnist Heather Knight. A Chronicle paperboy from 1983 to 1985, Hartlaub started writing for the publication in 2000. Hartlaub writes Bay Area culture stories, produces podcasts and digs t ...
 
Joe Garofoli talks current events, upcoming elections and, occasionally, sports rivalries with guests from the local, state and national political arenas. Joe is the San Francisco Chronicle’s senior political writer, covering national and state politics. He has worked at the Chronicle since 2000 and in Bay Area journalism since 1992, when he left the Milwaukee Journal. He has previously written about the intersection of tech and politics and about the politics of the cannabis industry.
 
The flagship news podcast of the San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco City Hall columnist Heather Knight and managing editor Demian Bulwa discuss the biggest stories of the day with Chronicle journalists and newsmakers from around the Bay Area. | Get full digital access to the Chronicle: sfchronicle.com/pod
 
A billion-dollar cleanup of a former Navy base in San Francisco has been rocked by fraud. San Francisco Chronicle reporters Jason Fagone and Cynthia Dizikes explore the history of that shipyard and other Navy installations that handled toxic materials, and what’s being done to make sure the land is safe enough for new housing and other development.
 
A window into the movers and shakers of the natural places where we love to play. Hosted by San Francisco Chronicle Travel Editor Greg Thomas, the show features in-depth interviews with world-class professional athletes pushing the bounds of human achievement, as well as the influencers and advocates shaping our ideas about the outdoors.
 
A Bay Area entertainment podcast created by the San Francisco Chronicle Datebook section - with interviews and discussions related to current news and features. Hosted by the critics, editors and reporters of Datebook, who interview celebrities and newsmakers, recap and preview big events and break down the latest Bay Area entertainment news.
 
Our nationally recognized critics and writers put their deep knowledge and critical acumen to work to help readers make informed choices about how to negotiate the area’s rich array of cultural offerings. Whether it’s a long-established arts organization or an all-but-unknown project that’s just getting off the ground, The Chronicle’s readers know about it first from us. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when y ...
 
Learn about new Bay Area companies you likely haven’t heard of yet. They could become the next Airbnb or Uber — or they could die before they hit the mainstream. We'll tell you why they matter either way. Hosted by San Francisco Chronicle business editor Owen Thomas and reporter Sophia Kunthara, and Crunchbase News editor-in-chief Alex Wilhelm.
 
The San Francisco Chronicle Sports team covers the country’s most vibrant sports market, telling the story of the Bay Area’s teams and athletes, both on and off the field. We satisfy the hard-core sports fan, but extend our reach to the general reader with stories that examine the cultural zeitgeist surrounding sports. Our coverage surprises with unique takes on common refrains and provocative stories that influence or inspire the sporting world. A SpokenEdition transforms written content in ...
 
Focused on trends in style, food, wine/spirits, design and travel, the San Francisco Chronicle publishes fresh storytelling and service journalism that resonates with our unique Northern Californian culture. Our coverage ranges from rich entertainment and insight, along with access to the region’s influential and creative people and institutions. It’s high-end fashion, society events, Michael Bauer’s restaurant reviews, wine recommendations, and great trend reporting on food and drink. A Spo ...
 
The San Francisco Chronicle is the Bay Area’s premier news source, providing an authoritative voice that lends context and depth to the conflicts and changes that shape the region. Our coverage aims to make readers feel smarter about the important issues of the day. Beats are covered through the prisms of change, conflict and power, without losing sight of the quirky and eclectic stories that make the Bay Area unique. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can l ...
 
On hiatus as of March 2020 because of the coronavirus crisis. Get unlimited access to the Chronicle. | A daily celebration of the news — and the news media — of years gone by. King Kaufman takes you on a quick tour of the Bay Area and the world as it used to be, which often colors the world of your century.
 
The San Francisco Chronicle provides an authoritative voice that lends context and depth to the conflicts and changes that shape the Bay Area. Our coverage aims to make readers smarter about the important issues of the day. Beats are covered through the prisms of change, conflict and power, without losing sight of the quirky and eclectic stories that make the Bay Area unique. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times w ...
 
San Jose, Calif. radio station 1590 KLIV (AM) is the home of "Inside Silicon Valley," a weekly public affairs program that explores the trends, challenges and opportunities facing Silicon Valley. The program is presented by Joint Venture Silicon Valley, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving economic vitality and overall quality of life. Joint Venture CEO Russell Hancock is the host.
 
Shipwreck is a San Francisco-based erotic fanfiction competition that pits six great writers against one great book each month. Fics are performed to a live audience by our resident thespian, that we might preserve author anonymity till the votes are tallied. Hosted by Amy Stephenson and Casey Childers.
 
I'm Mark Willard and I'm excited to bring you the "Ballers with Babies" podcast, where I interview the top names in sports about the intersection of sports with family & parenting life. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to go a little deeper and humanize these stars of sport. With each guest, we’ll get to hear where they came from, how they achieved success, and how they blended that with their family life at home. We’re all tired of canned answer interviews. I promise that each episode w ...
 
The fur hunters were explorers who had blazed a trail across a continent and penetrated to the uttermost reaches of a northern empire the size of Europe. But it was fur these explorers were seeking when they pushed their canoes up the Saskatchewan, crossed the Rocky Mountains, went down the Columbia. Fur, not glory, was the quest when the dog bells went ringing over the wintry wastes from Saskatchewan to Athabaska, across the Barren Lands, and north to the Arctic. Beaver, not empire, was the ...
 
DJ Christopher started probably as most DJ's did when they were kids by making mix tapes of some of their favorite songs from the radio. Grabbing the tape recorder and trying to make sure it was ready when "that" song would come on, because you never knew when the replay would be on. Christopher then graduated to making the mix CD since that replaced the cassette tape. Granted the CD mixes were a little harder to make due to cost of the media and equipment at the time. DJ Christopher's first ...
 
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Prominent GOP strategists Steve Schmidt and Mike Madrid have seen the party's sad demise in California. Now they are determined to defeat President Trump and his Senate enablers to save the party they once served and, more important, the American democracy they cherish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
San Francisco resident Lala Wu co-founded Sister District, a national organization to influence the outcomes in state legislature races around the country. She tells Heather Knight why she’s optimistic as Election Day approaches. | Chronicle Voter Guide: sfchronicle.com/vote New Podcast! Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? Click here to listen and su…
 
With the California Academy of Sciences reopening to the public on Oct. 23, Total SF is joined byBart Shepherd, the senior director of Steinhart Aquarium. Shepherd and host Peter Hartlaub talk about Shepherd's early years working at the old aquarium, the move to 875 Howard Street, and what managing an aquarium has been like during the pandemic. She…
 
Wes Goldberg, host of the popular Locked on Warriors podcast, joins Connor Letourneau to field readers’ pressing questions, many of which were about next month's draft. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy San Francisco Chronicle Warriors beat writer Connor Letourneau
 
Located in Napa Valley’s St. Helena, the highly acclaimed Restaurant at Meadowood was destroyed on September 28th by the massive Glass Fire, which scorched close to the 67K acres in Sonoma and Napa counties. Under the leadership of executive chef Christopher Kostow, the decades-old resort restaurant earned accolades for its artistic, garden-to-tabl…
 
Under a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newson, the state is launching a task force to study how it might approach reparations. The effort is a reminder that although California joined the union as a "free" state in 1850, forms of slavery continued here -- and legalized discrimination of African Americans followed. Reporters Dustin Gardiner and Justin Ph…
 
After I got out of jail, I was determined to find out more about how the issue of drugs not only landed me there, but has shaped the entire world: wars, scandals, coups, revolutions. I read every book, watched every documentary. I saved up to buy plane tickets. I went to Colombia, Mexico, Russia, Italy, Japan and the Afghan border—all in all, fifte…
 
Susan Solomon, president of the San Francisco teachers' union, speaks with host Heather Knight about why San Francisco's schools are lagging behind some other Bay Area districts in reopening and when it's likely most kids will return to the classroom. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon…
 
East Bay Columnist Otis R. Taylor Jr. leads a discussion about what this election means for race in America. Joining him on the live Zoom event are Sarah Treuhaft, vice president of research at PolicyLink; Dr. Jason Williams, assistant professor of justice studies at Montclair State University; and Debra Gore-Mann, president and CEO of The Greenlin…
 
Bram Hillsman, host of the popular Warriors Huddle podcast, joins Connor Letourneau to discuss what Golden State learned from the Lakers' recent championship run. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy San Francisco Chronicle Warriors beat writer Connor Letourneau
 
Maki, a 21-year-old ring-tailed lemur, was stolen from his enclosure at The San Francisco Zoo this week. It was the third high-profile theft from the zoo in recent years. News broke Thursday night that Maki had been found in Daly City and returned safely to the zoo. In a conversation recorded before that, Heather Knight and reporter Nora Mishanec d…
 
With the pandemic leading to more outdoor hiking opportunities, co-hosts Peter Hartlaub and Heather Knight share their favorite hikes during the pandemic. Selections include multiple hikes on the 49 Mile Scenic Route, two hikes in the South Bay and one creative biking trip from the East Bay to San Francisco. Hartlaub and Knight also give a recap of…
 
Jason Cohn, director of the new Jarvis documentary, “The First Angry Man,” traces his path from anti-Communist gadfly to movement leader and what Prop 13’s legacy is today. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod New Podcast! Chronicled: Who Is Kamala Harris? Click here to listen and subscribe: sfchronicle.com/chronicled Learn more ab…
 
A proposal to change how students are admitted to one of the nation's top public schools has ignited an emotional debate that spilled into a San Francisco school board meeting late Tuesday. Due to pandemic restrictions, Lowell may take students based on a lottery rather than academic scores. Is that the right move? Education reporter Jill Tucker br…
 
Magdalena: River of Dreams, A Story of Colombia is a captivating new book from Wade Davis--renowned, award-winning, bestselling author and photographer, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade-- that brings vividly to life the story of the great Río Magdalena, illuminating Colombia's complex past, present, and future in…
 
Coronavirus is surging in several states as people loosen their behavior and President Trump downplays the risk. So why hasn't the Bay Area seen the same trend? Health reporter Erin Allday explains why the region is an "outlier," and what must be done to keep it that way. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your a…
 
Thomas Wolf, who was homeless and addicted to heroin in the Tenderloin, now takes anybody who's interested on walking tours of the neighborhood. He thinks City Hall needs to overhaul its approach to the drug crisis, and new numbers showing 468 people died of overdoses in the first eight months of this year show he's right. Learn more about your ad …
 
On the one-month anniversary of the day the skies turned orange in San Francisco, host Peter Hartlaub and SF Chronicle photographer look back at the phenomenon known as Orange Skies Day in the Bay Area and beyond. Christian talks about her travels that day, taking iconic photos that were shared on social media by former President Barack Obama. And …
 
In many ways, things are as bad as they've been since the Great Depression. City leaders charged with fixing them have some creative ideas, ranging from universal basic income for artists to making outdoor dining permanent. Business reporter Roland Li has details. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. V…
 
On the Chronicle's politics podcast, host Joe Garofoli is joined by Heather Knight, John Diaz and John Wildermuth to break down the historic Harris-Pence vice presidential debate, where Sen. Kamala Harris called the Trump administration's coronavirus response "the greatest failure of any presidential administration in the history of our country" — …
 
Joe Garofoli is joined by Heather Knight, John Diaz and John Wildermuth to break down the historic Harris-Pence vice presidential debate, where Sen. Kamala Harris called the Trump administration's coronavirus response "the greatest failure of any presidential administration in the history of our country" — and a fly on VP Mike Pence's head became a…
 
Doctors, like many of us, have been shocked by President Trump’s statements since testing positive for the coronavirus last week. Chronicle reporter Aidin Vaziri recounts what the UCSF medical team had to say about it in its grand rounds. Hint: They’re not happy. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…
 
Total SF invites our Muni Diaries friends Tara Ramroop and Eugenia Chien to talk about our last Muni rides before the pandemic, our hopes for Muni's future and pick the Muni lines we miss the most. Hosts Peter Hartlaub and Heather Knight also talk with Ramroop and Chien about the sounds of Muni, and the underrated joys of the 36 Teresita and the 39…
 
Hailing originally from Brighton in the UK, Vincent Pollard's journey has brought him to Colombia. After more than a decade as a mixologist in Toronto in some of the city's most exclusive haunts, Pollard finds himself now in Bogotá, but moving on to Cartagena, we catch up with him on Ep345 of the Colombia Calling podcast to hear a little more about…
 
All eyes are trained on the presidential race, but there are many local and state issues that deserve your attention. Heather Knight is joined by Joe Garofoli, host of the It's All Political podcast, and reporters Trisha Thadani and Dustin Gardiner for a live Chronicle event, "Road to Election 2020." Recorded Oct. 1. | Chronicle Voter Guide: sfchro…
 
The president's hospitalization has intensified outrage over his longtime downplaying of the coronavirus pandemic and called into question his ability to carry out his duties. Meanwhile, the White House's effort to spin the crisis has introduced more chaos into the election. Reporter Erin Allday and It's All Political host Joe Garofoli break down w…
 
If California's going to confront the wildfires that are again ravaging the state, it has to think big. There's no silver bullet, says reporter J.D. Morris, but rather an array of needed changes. The biggest is fighting climate change, but we must also fundamentally rethink how and where we live and how we manage the nature around us. | Unlimited C…
 
As voters receive their mail-in ballots, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla talks about the safeguards in place to protect voters against all the challenges of voting in 2020, both here and nationally. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Walk up a steep road through a scorched landscape with reporter Matthias Gafni in St. Helena. Gafni narrates his walk up North Fork Crystal Springs Road, near the Dancing Bear Ranch Vineyard, part of Cakebread Cellars, where Cal Fire has been focusing its investigative teams on finding what might have started the Glass Fire. | Full wildfires covera…
 
The city now allows restaurants and places of worship to welcome people back inside, but do people feel safe enough to go? Host Heather Knight speaks with Justin Phillips, co-host of the Extra Spicy podcast, and reporter Nora Mishanec about how these changes are being implemented. | Full coronavirus coverage: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Unlimited…
 
On The Chronicle's politics podcast, editorial board editor John Diaz and — GENTLEMEN, PLEASE! — political writer John Wildermuth join — EXCUSE ME! — host Joe Garofoli to analyze the first presidential — PLEASE LET HIM FINISH! — debate. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Subscribe to It's All Political: podfollow.com/its-all-politica…
 
Chronicle editorial board editor John Diaz and — GENTLEMEN, PLEASE! — political writer John Wildermuth join — EXCUSE ME! — host Joe Garofoli to analyze the first presidential — PLEASE LET HIM FINISH! — debate. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Wine critic Esther Mobley reports from the famous castle winery in Calistoga, which lost a farmhouse and all of its bottled wine in the Glass Fire. Mobley talks about the large number of wineries that have been destroyed or significantly damaged, and describes ruins that just last week were beautiful dining areas with amazing views. | Full wildfire…
 
On this week's Colombia Calling podcast we have the opportunity to converse with Alvaro Torres, CEO and co founder of Khiron Life Sciences, one of the pioneers in the medical marijuana market from Colombia. Torres tells us about his background, how he got into this business and what the business is all about. Khiron is a vertically integrated medic…
 
Raina Telgemeier is one of the most popular authors in Bay Area history, selling millions of copies of her young adult graphic novels including "Smile," "Ghosts" and her most recent memoir "Guts" — about her middle school anxiety and panic attacks. The San Francisco native joins host Peter Hartlaub as part of independent bookstore tribute month, ta…
 
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