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Best podcasts about unlimited chronicle

Latest podcast episodes about unlimited chronicle

Fifth & Mission
Civics, Charity and Sexual Violence

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 16:44


Chronicle investigative reporters Alexandria Bordas and Cynthia Dizikes lay out their new investigation finding years of problems in a civic and charitable organization that helped launch the careers of numerous politicians. They include Richard Nixon, Barry Goldwater and former Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli, who has denied more than a dozen women's allegations of sexual assault. The group, Active 20-30, raises money for children, but current and former members describe a culture celebrating binge drinking and enabling sexual violence, in which many people missed or ignored Foppoli's alleged behavior. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Can a Supervised Drug Use Site Help Curb the Overdose Crisis?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 21:31


Mayor London Breed is hoping to acquire a building San Francisco can use to open a site where people can use drugs under medical supervision as early as spring 2022. One roadblock: It's against state and federal law. Reporter Trisha Thadani joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about the plan. Plus: Data reporter Yoohyun Jung talks about The Chronicle's new Overdose Tracker. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Breaking: Jackie Speier Talks About Her Retirement

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 24:38


On this episode of the It's All Political podcast, Rep. Jackie Speier talks with The Chronicle's Joe Garofoli, Tal Kopan and Kevin Fagan shortly after announcing that she won't run for reelection in 2022. Speier, who first ran for office after she was wounded in the Jonestown massacre in 1978, has represented San Mateo County and part of San Francisco for decades and has been in Congress since 2008. She reflects on her decision, her career, and what she plans to do next. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
Jackie Speier on Her Retirement Announcement

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 24:38


The Democrat, who first ran for office after she was wounded in the Jonestown massacre in 1978, has represented San Mateo County and part of San Francisco for decades and has been in Congress since 2008. She announced Tuesday that she won't seek reelection in 2022. She talks with host Joe Garofoli and reporters Tal Kopan and Kevin Fagan of The Chronicle about her decision. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Oakland Homeless Experiment: Cash Subsidies

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 13:26


Mayor Libby Schaaf is announcing a program Tuesday that will give 200 struggling households about $700 a month with no strings attached. The privately funded subsidy comes as Oakland continues to grapple with a sharp increase in unhoused residents during the pandemic. Chronicle reporter Sarah Ravani joins host Cecilia Lei to explain how it may help the city's homelessness crisis. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Why Some Bay Area Homes Still Have Racist Deeds

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 17:05


The 1968 Fair Housing Act outlawed discriminatory housing covenants, but remnants of redlining provisions linger on housing deeds today. Chronicle reporter Lauren Hepler joins host Cecilia Lei to explain how one affluent Peninsula community, Ladera, started a grassroots campaign to amend them, and the conversations that effort has stirred about present-day housing segregation. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Lobbyists Got Millions in Improper PPP Loans

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 17:25


Reporter Alexei Koseff joins host Dominic Fracassa to talk about his investigation showing that some state lobbying firms improperly received pandemic-relief loans they weren't eligible for. It's yet another example of the slapdash rollout of PPP loans during the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Vaccine Mandates: Effective or Inconsistent?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 20:27


San Francisco was the first large city to implement a vaccine mandate for city employees. Reporter Rachel Swan joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about how the requirement is working with the SFPD. Then, education reporter Jill Tucker discusses school staff vaccination rates in California, and why Gov. Newsom has been uneven in requiring COVID-19 vaccines. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
San Francisco Housing Politics Go Statewide

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 21:17


In this episode of the Fifth & Mission podcast, It's All Political host Joe Garofoli joins Heather Knight and Cecilia Lei to talk about the Board of Supervisors' rejection of a housing project, and what it means politically. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
COVID Case Spikes and Mental Health Eligibility for Boosters

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 16:43


Chronicle staff writer Aidin Vaziri joins host Cecilia Lei to discuss why the Bay Area is seeing a jump in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, and engagement reporter Gwendolyn Wu explains why people with mental health illnesses are now eligible for vaccine booster shots. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
San Francisco Reckons With Its Anti-Chinese History

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 26:09


Supervisor Matt Haney has said he'll introduce a resolution Tuesday apologizing to the Chinese community for the city's history of racism against early immigrants. Reporter Shwanika Narayan joins host Cecilia Lei to explain the history, and community advocates Dennis Wu and Drew Min — who suggested the resolution to Haney — share what it symbolizes. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
After Stevenson: The Politics of S.F. Housing Creation

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 20:27


Some members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors say they're pro-housing, but they end up voting down a lot of new construction. Heather Knight and Joe Garofoli join Cecilia Lei to talk about the latest gut check over how the city addresses housing issues, and the implications the controversy is creating in races for statewide office. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
How Chesa Boudin Charges Crimes

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 18:35


Chronicle reporter Susie Neilson cuts through an intense San Francisco debate by breaking down exclusive figures showing how the district attorney is charging people for crimes including murder, rape, theft and drug dealing. She tells host Demian Bulwa why rape prosecutions are up and theft cases are down as Boudin seeks to fight off a recall attempt. Then: Reporter Rachel Swan discusses a bike theft in the city that raises questions about how the criminal justice system and residents should respond. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
Youngkin's Virginia Win: Could It Happen in California?

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 21:12


The Republican's upset victory over Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the governor's race shocked many. Could something like it happen in super-blue California? Tal Kopan and Joe Garofoli talk about Youngkin's strategy: Less Trump, more parents. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Oakland's Homeless Sons and Daughters

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 31:38


They grew up there. They owned homes. And they lost everything. The Chronicle spent five months shadowing four longtime Oakland residents to understand how people with deep roots in the community wound up among the city's unhoused. Host Cecilia Lei welcomes reporters Kevin Fagan and Sarah Ravani and photographer Gabrielle Lurie, who share the story of 70-year-old Delbra Taylor, one of the unhoused residents highlighted in this year's Chronicle Homeless Project. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod   How to help the homeless: sfchronicle.com/how-to-help Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
San Francisco's Deportation "Conveyor Belt"

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 17:40


Judges in U.S. immigration court issue mass "in absentia" deportation orders for immigrants who don't show up to make their case. But many of these people don't even know to be in court because their current address isn't on file. As reporter Deepa Fernandes tells host Demian Bulwa, the Justice Department defends the practice, but advocates for immigrants call it a "deportation conveyor belt." | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Why Did San Francisco Reject 500 New Housing Units?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 18:28


The Board of Supervisors voted against a development project in SoMa that would've turned a parking lot into a high-rise market-rate residential complex. Some community members were concerned about gentrification, but S.F. politics were also a strong factor. Reporter J.K. Dineen joins host Cecilia Lei to explain. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
Congressional Underdogs' Uphill Fight Against Incumbents

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 28:13


Joseph Rocha and Tamika Hamilton have overcome long odds their whole lives. Now Rocha, a Democrat from the San Diego area, is challenging one of the richest members of the House, Darrell Issa. Hamilton, a Republican from Dixon, is making a second run at longtime incumbent John Garamendi. They talk to Joe Garofoli about the challenges they face in trying to break into one of the nation's most exclusive clubs: Congress. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
3 Sierra Towns Changed by Fire

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 26:06


Historic wildfires have ravaged communities throughout the Sierra fire zones. Now, their residents are facing difficult decisions, including whether and how to rebuild and how to stay safe. Reporter J.D. Morris joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about Paradise, Greenville and Quincy. One of them is rebuilding, one is in ruins, and one is under threat. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Gov. Newsom Gets a Booster — Should You?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 17:18


One year after the Bay Area headed into a terrible holiday surge, we're in much better shape. But huge pandemic questions still loom, including: Should you get a booster shot? Can you do holiday gatherings with no restrictions? Are school mask rules soon to change? Meanwhile, children ages 5 to 11 could begin getting vaccinated next week, meaning many could be fully vaccinated by the end of the year. But what do we know about effectiveness for kids? Chronicle health reporter Erin Allday joins host Demian Bulwa to dig into these questions and more. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Palo Alto's 2-Year Battle Over 4 Homeless Parking Spots

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 16:56


Safe parking spots that offer overnight refuge for the unhoused population are gaining traction in the Bay Area, but political obstacles are obstructing community efforts. Chronicle reporter Lauren Hepler joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about the two-year battle the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto had to take on to offer four parking spaces in the city, where more than three-quarters of the unhoused population live in cars. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod  Take our Listener Survey: sfchronicle.com/survey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Chesa Boudin: A Former Assistant D.A. Speaks Out

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 16:35


City Hall columnist and Total SF podcast host Heather Knight joins Demian Bulwa to talk about her interview with Brooke Jenkins, one of the 50-plus attorneys and other staff who have left the San Francisco district attorney's office since the beleaguered D.A. took over. Jenkins cites what she views as chaotic management, high turnover and ideologically driven decisions as her reasons for joining the effort to recall Boudin — which will likely reach voters as early as June. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod  Take our Listener Survey: sfchronicle.com/survey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Midnight for Democracy With Adam Schiff

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 23:25


The California congressman, lead House impeachment manager in the first Senate trial of Donald Trump, and now author of the bestseller "Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could," talks to Joe Garofoli about the Jan. 6 insurrection hearings, the Trump administration, and the ongoing crisis for democracy. A longer version of this interview appeared on the It's All Political podcast. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Take our Listener Survey: sfchronicle.com/survey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
Adam Schiff on the Crisis in Democracy

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 36:25


Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank, returns to talk to Joe Garofoli about his new book, “Midnight in Washington,” and share insider stories on Donald Trump, Robert Mueller, Reps. Kevin McCarthy and Devin Nunes and Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Conservatorships: Could One Have Saved This Life?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 18:10


If you've heard the term conservatorship this year, it's likely been about the legal fight around pop star Britney Spears. Taking away a person's decision-making power is meant to be an option of last resort, but in San Francisco, some say they're too hard to obtain, with sometimes deadly consequences. Reporter Mallory Moench joins host Demian Bulwa to talk about the controversy and the story of a woman who fought for a conservatorship to try to save her brother. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Take our Listener Survey: sfchronicle.com/survey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Rain Is Here! We Need It! (But Not Too Much)

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 14:35


The Bay Area has been begging for rain for months amid the worst drought in modern state history. Now that it's here, can we relax? Not so much. A potential atmospheric river in the forecast may cause mudslides. It also may not be enough to put an end to fire season or the growing need to conserve water. Chronicle reporters Jessica Flores and Tara Duggan join host Demian Bulwa to discuss what you need to know about the change of seasons, whether the winter will be wet or dry, and how technology is improving to predict local storms, even down to the neighborhood level. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Just How Bad Is Shoplifting in San Francisco?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 17:09


When Walgreens said it would close five stores in the city, the reaction was a firestorm. Why? Because the company blamed shoplifting, reigniting a polarizing debate over whether San Francisco is tough enough on property crimes. Reporters Shwanika Narayan and Susie Neilson join host Demian Bulwa to discuss the Chronicle's findings: that statistics on reported shoplifting cases from the SFPD do not support Walgreens' explanation. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
How Will Redistricting Change California?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 17:54


The state is entering the home stretch for drawing new maps for congressional and legislative seats based on 2020 Census data. The redistricting will shape partisan control as well as determine the power of minority voters, and the power lies in the hands of a 14-member nonpartisan commission. Washington correspondent Tal Kopan joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about the key dynamics at play as the deadline nears. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Is School Desegregation in Sausalito Marin City Working?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 26:13


After years of funding discrepancies and generations of racial division, the Marin County district was ordered by the California attorney general to desegregate. This fall, the district combined the student populations of mostly Black Marin City with the wealthy, predominantly white population of Sausalito. Cecilia Lei visits the district to check in on how it's going at the new, unified, two-campus school — and what comes next. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
California Reckons with Reparations

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 21:41


The state is going it alone on one of the most controversial subjects in the nation: Reparations for African Americans. A task force is meeting this week to document California's little-known and seldom-taught history of slavery and recommend to the Legislature what to do about it. But the details are complicated, including what reparations should look like and who should qualify. Tammerlin Drummond of the ACLU of Northern California and Chronicle reporter Dustin Gardiner tell host Demian Bulwa what is at stake. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Family Homelessness: One Bay Area County's Plan

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 17:23


Santa Clara County is home to Silicon Valley giants — and enduring poverty and homelessness. Reporter Lauren Hepler talks to host Dominic Fracassa about how officials want to house more than a thousand homeless families, and how they've given themselves a year to do it. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
California's Newest Laws: What's Coming

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 21:21


Gov. Newsom wrapped up the legislative session by signing 770 new laws and vetoing 66. Chronicle reporter Dustin Gardiner joins host Cecilia Lei to chat about what the governor decided to sign, from banning new gas-powered leaf blowers and "stealthing" to requiring ethnic studies in high school and gender-neutral children's sections in large stores. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Can PG&E Stop Causing Fires?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 18:24


By causing some of California's most destructive blazes in recent years, the utility put its own survival at risk. Now, under a new CEO, PG&E is marching out plans designed to cut down on the ignitions. Chronicle reporter J.D. Morris tells host Demian Bulwa that PG&E's hope is to bury 10,000 miles of power lines underground. But what will this and other projects cost customers, and will it restore the company's tarnished reputation? | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Giants-Dodgers in the Playoffs: This Is Big

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 18:51


Baseball writer John Shea calls it the sport's greatest rivalry — with apologies to the Yankees and Red Sox. He and Giants beat writer Susan Slusser join Cecilia Lei to talk about why San Francisco had an incredible season, as well as what they think it will take for the Giants to win what could be a classic series, the first postseason meeting between the fierce enemies since 1889. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Related: Susan and John preview the series on Giants Splash: pod.fo/e/ee4ae Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Giants Splash
Giants-Dodgers Series Preview

Giants Splash

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 25:08


Rivalry at full rev: Susan and John break down the Division Series with the Dodgers and the strengths of both teams; plus, a look at all of the historical numbers that make this matchup all the more significant. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Mask Fatigue and Vaccine Mandates

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 19:03


Public health officials are set to establish new rules for when, where and how we can begin to uncover our faces. Meanwhile, a rush of San Francisco workers have been getting vaccinated to meet a city deadline, proving that vax mandates work, whether you're a building inspector, a cop or a Golden State Warrior. Health reporter Erin Allday joins host Demian Bulwa to discuss two emerging pandemic storylines in the Bay Area. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A's Plus
Season in Review

A's Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 41:22


John Shea, The Chronicle's national baseball writer, joins Matt to break down the A's season and highlight lingering questions heading into the offseason. | A's Plus Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/asnewsletter | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Why the Warriors' Andrew Wiggins Controversy Was a Distraction

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 20:33


Golden State's starting small forward initially refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine, saying his back was "against the wall." He risked much of his multimillion-dollar salary because of San Francisco's indoor vaccination mandate but finally reversed his stance on Sunday. The drama around Wiggins, though, missed the real issue, says Chronicle columnist Justin Phillips: Lack of access to health care and information in the Black community. He joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about it. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod See also: Oakland's Vaccine Ambassadors: pod.fo/e/df916 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A's Plus
Chris Bassitt's Remarkable Return

A's Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 20:05


The A's starter explains to Matt Kawahara why it was important for him to return from a frightening injury to pitch again this season and gives his assessment of Oakland's season. | A's Plus Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/asnewsletter | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Breaking: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for California Schools

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 10:55


Gov. Gavin Newsom announces a first-in-the-nation order — which will go into effect when vaccines get full authorization from the FDA. Reporter Alexei Koseff joins host Demian Bulwa to talk about the order and what it means. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Last Pandemic Gasp in the Bay Area?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 17:18


With vaccinations rising and shots for young children coming soon, the Bay Area is a very different place than it was a year ago. But what does that mean as we enter the holiday season? Are we witnessing, at least locally, the last gasp of the pandemic? Chronicle health reporter Erin Allday gives host Demian Bulwa the big picture — the positive signs she is seeing for the months ahead as well as the nagging factors that still worry her. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Giants Splash
Coaching a Winner

Giants Splash

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 30:27


Giants bench coach Kai Correa breaks down some of the reasons for the team's success, who might deserve Gold Gloves, plus the future outlook. And how much is he scoreboard watching, anyway? | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
San Francisco's Big Power Shift

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 13:42


Some of the city's most powerful politicians are on the move, with Mayor London Breed at the controls. Dennis Herrera is departing his role as city attorney to lead the Public Utilities Commission. David Chiu is leaving the state Assembly to replace him. Matt Haney and David Campos want Chiu's Assembly seat. And more dominoes still might fall. Chronicle City Hall reporters Trisha Thadani and Mallory Moench join host Demian Bulwa to discuss what it all means amid multiple corruption scandals. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
A $32M Progressive Campaign to Win Texas

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 35:01


NextGen America, the nation's largest youth voter organization, is launching a major campaign across eight states. Executive director Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez joins Joe Garofoli to explain why the progressive organization is investing so heavily in Texas, one of the nation's most conservative states. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
‘Pandemic Within a Pandemic': San Francisco Battles Fentanyl

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 17:56


The deadly opioid has overtaken the city's drug supply and is responsible for soaring overdose deaths, which have worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. City Hall reporter Trisha Thadani joins host Cecilia Lei to discuss the city's newly launched Street Overdose Response Team. Later, S.F. resident Joshua Weens talks about what it's like to step in after witnessing an overdose death. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

It's All Political
What's Next for California GOP After Recall Drubbing?

It's All Political

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 24:16


Jessica Millan Patterson, chairwoman of the California Republican Party, joins Joe Garofoli to talk about the future of the state Republican Party after its failed attempt to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. Is Larry Elder part of that future? | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Green Card Backlog Leaves Silicon Valley Workers in Limbo

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 20:25


The U.S. is allowing more than 80,000 visas to vanish at the end of September, despite having a backlog of more than a million skilled immigrants who have been waiting — sometimes as long as decades — for their green cards. Most of them are tech workers from India, including in Silicon Valley. Chronicle reporter Deepa Fernandes joins host Cecilia Lei to talk about their desperation, and the impact it's having on their families. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

A's Plus
Josh Harrison High-Steps Through

A's Plus

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 20:37


Josh Harrison, one of the A's valuable midseason trade additions, talks with Matt playing with flair on the field and how he became a super-utility defender. | A's Plus Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/asnewsletter | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
San Francisco's Answer to Retail Theft

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 14:43


In July, Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott rebutted the narrative that the city is overwhelmed by rampant lawlessness. But as retail thefts have persisted, the leaders unveiled a multi-pronged approach to combat robberies. Chronicle reporter Megan Cassidy joins host Cecilia Lei to explain the city's new strategy. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Fifth & Mission
Where We're Going, There Are No Cars — Maybe?

Fifth & Mission

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 19:08


Columnist Heather Knight joins host Demian Bulwa with exclusive news: San Francisco leaders may be on a path toward removing cars permanently from scenic John F. Kennedy Drive through Golden Gate Park. The decision is certain to intensify a larger debate over whether the city should turn famed roadways, including the Great Highway and Twin Peaks Boulevard, into pedestrian-only havens. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Listen to Total SF, hosted by Heather Knight and Peter Hartlaub: sfchronicle.com/totalsfpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices