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Storied: San Francisco

By Jeff Hunt

Storied: San Francisco is a collection of stories about life in the city and the Bay Area. The goal is to further enrich the experience of living here by learning about the people all around us who continue to add to the feeling that this place is special. This place is special, and these stories illustrate that. We hope that you'll be inspired to share your own stories.

  1. 1.
    S2E42, Part 2: Taler Nicols on Her Tattooing Career09/19/2019
    19:25
  2. 2.
    S2E42, Part 1: Taler Nicols on Growing up in North Beach09/17/2019
    20:15
  3. 3.
    S2E41, Part 2: Sherri Franklin on Founding Muttville09/12/2019
    22:19
  4. 4.
    S2E41, Part 1: Sherri Franklin on Finding Her Calling09/10/2019
    19:29
  5. 5.
    S2E40, Part 2: Danny Macchiarini on His Jewelry and Sculpture09/05/2019
    23:40
  6. 6.
    S2E40, Part 1: Danny Macchiarini on His Dad: Peter Macchiarini09/03/2019
    23:15
  7. 7.
    S2E39, Part 2: Susan Goldstein and the San Francisco Archives08/29/2019
    21:44
  8. 8.
    S2E39, Part 1: Susan Goldstein's Evolution as an Archivist08/27/2019
    17:50
  1. 9.
    S2E38, Part 2: Uncle Damien on Finding Inspiration08/22/2019
    28:30
  2. 10.
    S2E38, Part 1: Uncle Damien' Storied Youth08/20/2019
    24:25
  3. 11.
    Bonus Episode: Patrick O'Malley's Songs08/17/2019
    12:32
  4. 12.
    S2E37, Part 2: Patrick O'Malley on Housing, Public Transit, and His Music08/15/2019
    30:48
  5. 13.
    S2E37, Part 1: Patrick O'Malley on His Political Awakening in San Francisco08/13/2019
    31:08
  6. 14.
    S2E36, Part 2: Penelope Houston on Archiving the SF Punk Scene08/08/2019
    26:50
  7. 15.
    S2E36, Part 1: Penelope Houston's Days in the Early SF Punk Scene08/06/2019
    28:25
  8. 16.
    S2E35 Ken Walton on Founding StreetFoto San Francisco07/30/2019
    18:14
  9. 17.
    S2E34, Part 2: Elly Simmons on Specs 12 Adler Museum and Café07/25/2019
    29:20
  10. 18.
    S2E34, Part 1: Specs Co-Owner Elly Simmons on How Her Parents Met07/23/2019
    29:28
  11. 19.
    S2E33, Part 2: William Rhodes on Juke City and Threaded Memories07/18/2019
    9:39
  12. 20.
    S2E33, Part 1: William Rhodes on Art in the Mission District07/16/2019
    13:02
  13. 21.
    S2E32, Part 2: Joy Ng on Using Hip-Hop for Social Justice07/11/2019
    11:30
  14. 22.
    S2E32, Part 1: Joy Ng on the Documentary that Changed Her Life07/09/2019
    13:10
  15. 23.
    S2E31, Part 2: Joe Bagale's Musical Journey in San Francisco07/05/2019
    54:25
  16. 24.
    S2E31, Part 1: Joe Bagale on His Musical Upbringing07/02/2019
    37:52
  17. 25.
    S2E30, Part 2: Project Open Hand Volunteers on What It Means to Them06/27/2019
    15:05
  18. 26.
    S2E30, Part 1: Dana Dawson on the History of Project Open Hand06/25/2019
    10:34
  19. 27.
    S2E29, Part 2: Margaret Casey on Making Mission Creek Her Home (Part of Our San Francisco Houseboats Series)06/20/2019
    28:40
  20. 28.
    S2E29, Part 1: Margaret Casey and the Panhandle Saxophone (Part of Our San Francisco Houseboats Series)06/18/2019
    17:28
  21. 29.
    S2E28, Part 2: Ron Turner on Founding Last Gasp Publishing06/13/2019
    32:01
  22. 30.
    S2E28, Part 1: Ron Turner on Growing Up in the Central Valley06/11/2019
    27:19
  23. 31.
    S2E27, Part 2: Rosie Ortiz on Her Journey with La Cocina (Part of Our La Cocina Series)06/06/2019
    10:53
  24. 32.
    S2E27, Part 1: Rosie Ortiz on Growing Up in the Mission and Teaching Herself to Cook (Part of Our La Cocina Series)06/04/2019
    12:19
  25. 33.
    S2E26, Part 2: Ginny Stearns and Bob Isaacson on the Future of Mission Creek Living (Part of Our San Francisco Houseboats Series)05/30/2019
    18:45
  26. 34.
    S2E26, Part 1: Bob Isaacson and Ginny Stearns on Protecting Mission Creek (Part of our San Francisco Houseboats Series)05/28/2019
    18:14
  27. 35.
    S2E25, Part 2: Bernadine Sewell on Running a Restaurant05/23/2019
    12:44
  28. 36.
    S2E25, Part 1: Bernadine Sewell on Going Through the La Cocina Program (Part of Our La Cocina Series)05/21/2019
    13:47
  29. 37.
    S2E24 Darnay McPherson on Growing Up in the Fillmore in the '60s05/14/2019
    18:36
  30. 38.
    S2E23, Part 2: Stephanie Smith on Being a Woman Tattooer05/09/2019
    19:12
  31. 39.
    S2E23, Part 1: Stephanie Smith on Becoming a Tattoo Collector and Artist05/07/2019
    35:00
  32. 40.
    BONUS! John Law on Sarah Davis's First Acid Trip05/04/2019
    7:10
  33. 41.
    S2E22, Part 2: John Law on the Legacy of the Suicide Club and Urban Exploration05/02/2019
    22:24
  34. 42.
    S2E22, Part 1: John Law on Growing Up, Getting Into Trouble, and Hitchhiking to the Bay Area04/30/2019
    30:05
  35. 43.
    S2E21, Part 2: Liz Beeson-Evans on Starting Caring Cowgirl04/25/2019
    14:04
  36. 44.
    S2E21, Part 1: Liz Beeson Evans on Growing Up with Horses04/23/2019
    15:31
  37. 45.
    S2E20, Part 2: Sister Anni Coque l'Doo on the Future of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (Part of Our Sisters at 40 Series)04/18/2019
    16:00
  38. 46.
    S2E20, Part 1: Sister Anni Coque l'Doo on Becoming an Activist Drag Nun (Part of Our Sisters at 40 Series)04/16/2019
    15:30
  39. 47.
    S2E19, Part 2: Dino Medardo Rosso on Bridging Cultural Gaps Through Language04/11/2019
    23:30
  40. 48.
    S2E19, Part 1: Dino Medardo Rosso on Starting the Language Program Lingo04/09/2019
    22:35
  41. 49.
    S2E18, Part 2: Michael McConnell on the Loss of Artists in San Francisco04/04/2019
    12:00
  42. 50.
    S2E18, Part 1: Michael McConnell on Owning a Coffee Shop and Video Store04/02/2019
    18:20
  43. 51.
    S2E17, Part 2: Sister Mary Media on the History of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (Part of Our Sisters at 40 Series)03/28/2019
    20:38
  44. 52.
    S2E17, Part 1: Sister Mary Media on the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Origin Story (Part of Our Sisters at 40 Series)03/26/2019
    24:54
  45. 53.
    S2E16, Part 2: Sister Roma on Becoming a Drag Nun (Part of Our Sisters at 40 Series)03/21/2019
    18:25
  46. 54.
    S2E14 Fernay McPherson on Growing Up and Cooking in the Fillmore (Part of Our La Cocina Series)03/05/2019
    17:45
  47. 55.
    S2E13, Part 2: Heather Jacks's Book About the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence02/28/2019
    19:03
  48. 56.
    S2E13, Part 1: Heather Jacks on Her Nomadic Youth02/26/2019
    13:07
  49. 57.
    S2E12, Part 2: Pete Spanier on the Warriors' Move (Back) to San Francisco02/21/2019
    12:41
  50. 58.
    S2E12, Part 1: Pete Spanier on San Francisco of the 1990s vs. Now02/19/2019
    24:20
  51. 59.
    S2E11, Part 2: Sonia Mansfield and David Tracy Talk About Cancer, Getting Married, and Having a Kid02/14/2019
    19:07
  52. 60.
    S2E11, Part 1: Sonia Mansfield and David Tracy on Their First (and Second) Date02/12/2019
    25:57
  53. 61.
    S2E10, Part 2: Kevin Hunsanger on Starting a San Francisco Cultural History Museum02/07/2019
    17:55
  54. 62.
    S2E10, Part 1: Kevin Hunsanger on Owning Green Apple Books02/05/2019
    26:50
  55. 63.
    S2E9, Part 2: Angela Tabora's Documentary About Morehouse01/31/2019
    21:24
  56. 64.
    S2E9, Part 1: Angela Tabora on Living at the San Francisco Morehouse01/29/2019
    17:04
  57. 65.
    S2E8, Part 2: Ariel Vitale on SF Today vs. SF of the '80s and '90s01/24/2019
    13:19
  58. 66.
    S2E8, Part 1: Ariel Vitale on Being Born and Raised in San Francisco01/22/2019
    16:30
  59. 67.
    S2E7: Sloane Kanter on Photographing the San Francisco Drag Queen Scene01/15/2019
    13:28
  60. 68.
    S2E6, Part 2: Lil Tuffy on His Career Making Show Posters01/10/2019
    17:31
  61. 69.
    S2E6, Part 1: Lil Tuffy's Bartending and World Series Stories01/08/2019
    14:36
  62. 70.
    S2E5, Part 2: Bhautik Joshi and David Brooks on the Changes in Potrero Hill and San Francisco12/20/2018
    19:22
  63. 71.
    S2E5, Part 1: David Brooks and Bhautik Joshi on Their Chance Encounter12/18/2018
    25:41
  64. 72.
    S2E4, Part 2: K.R. Morrison on Writing and Teaching Kids to Write12/13/2018
    21:55
  65. 73.
    S2E4, Part 1: K.R. Morrison on Moving to San Francisco and Learning to Play Drums12/11/2018
    19:58
  66. 74.
    S2E3, Part 2: Madeleine Tonzi and the Art World in 201812/06/2018
    13:49
  67. 75.
    S2E3, Part 1: Madeleine Tonzi and the Underground Music Scene in San Francisco12/04/2018
    16:30
  68. 76.
    S2E2: Joe Aguirre and San Francisco Nostalgia11/27/2018
    18:25
  69. 77.
    S2E1, Part 2: Melinda Uno and the Motorcycle Ride Across Mexico11/21/2018
    16:08
  70. 78.
    S2E1, Part 1: Melinda Uno and the Tenderloin Museum11/19/2018
    13:21
  71. 79.
    Ep. 49, Part 2: Gary Weinstein's Colorful Muni and Tattoo Stories10/04/2018
    15:49
  72. 80.
    Ep. 49, Part 1: Gary Weinstein's Job With Muni10/02/2018
    25:35
  73. 81.
    Ep. 48, Part 2: Bertha Fajardo's Job With the San Francisco Giants (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)09/26/2018
    14:45
  74. 82.
    Ep. 48, Part 1: Bertha Fajardo's Life as a Baseball Fan (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)09/25/2018
    17:45
  75. 83.
    Ep. 47, Part 2: Mike Lynch's San Francisco Legacy Business09/20/2018
    18:41
  76. 84.
    Ep. 47, Part 1: Mike Lynch's Career in Screenprinting09/18/2018
    20:27
  77. 85.
    Ep. 46: Pepper Alexandria's Shows, Parties, and Dancing Gigs in San Francisco09/11/2018
    19:41
  78. 86.
    Ep. 45, Part 2: Kevin DeMattia's Many Bar Gigs in San Francisco09/06/2018
    26:00
  79. 87.
    Ep. 45, Part 1: Kevin DeMattia's Climb up Sutro Tower09/04/2018
    23:35
  80. 88.
    Ep. 44, Part 2: Staci Slaughter's AT&T Park Stories (Part of Our SFGiants at 60 Series)08/30/2018
    16:37
  81. 89.
    Ep. 44, Part 1: Staci Slaughter's Work Keeping the Giants in San Francisco (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)08/28/2018
    18:41
  82. 90.
    Ep. 43, Part 2: Darryl Lim's Experiences Around AIDS08/23/2018
    21:56
  83. 91.
    Ep. 43, Part 1: Darryl Lim's Childhood in North Beach08/21/2018
    19:17
  84. 92.
    Ep. 42, Part 2: Gordon Szeto's Love of Photography08/16/2018
    16:22
  85. 93.
    Ep. 42, Part 1: Gordon Szeto's Childhood in Chinatown08/14/2018
    15:20
  86. 94.
    Ep. 41, Part 3: Andy Kuno's Memories of the 2012 and 2014 World Series (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)08/09/2018
    15:41
  87. 95.
    Ep. 41, Part 2: Andy Kuno's Memories of the 2010 World Series (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)08/08/2018
    15:16
  88. 96.
    Ep. 41, Part 1: Andy Kuno's Memories of 1989 and 2002 World Series (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)08/07/2018
    11:55
  89. 97.
    Ep. 40: Kundan Baidwan's Oral History of Aub Zam Zam Bar07/30/2018
    16:17
  90. 98.
    Ep. 39, Part 3: Ed Wolf's Experiences of People Living and Dying with AIDS07/26/2018
    21:25
  91. 99.
    Ep. 39, Part 2: Ed Wolf's Tales of Survival and Kindness07/25/2018
    15:05
  92. 100.
    Ep. 39, Part 1: Ed Wolf's Mass Transit Stories07/24/2018
    28:12
  93. 101.
    Ep. 38, Part 2: Lily Sloane's Podcast, A Therapist Walks into a Bar07/19/2018
    22:30
  94. 102.
    Ep. 38, Part 1: Lily Sloane's San Francisco Awakening07/17/2018
    20:40
  95. 103.
    Ep. 37: George Downes's Encounter with San Francisco Icons07/10/2018
    15:45
  96. 104.
    Ep. 36: Yeva Johnson's Career Working with Death07/03/2018
    17:40
  97. 105.
    Ep. 35, Part 2: Alyce Murphy's Family Life and San Francisco Jobs06/28/2018
    29:10
  98. 106.
    Ep. 35, Part 1: Alyce Murphy's Early Life in the Mission06/26/2018
    30:55
  99. 107.
    Ep. 34, Part 2: Adair Lara's Column in the San Francisco Chronicle06/21/2018
    20:31
  100. 108.
    Ep. 34, Part 1: Adair Lara's Victorian House in Duboce Park06/19/2018
    21:30
  101. 109.
    Ep. 33, Part 2: Stephen Satterfield's Food Journalism06/14/2018
    18:20
  102. 110.
    Ep. 33, Part 1: Stephen Satterfield's Work with Heat of the Kitchen06/12/2018
    14:14
  103. 111.
    Ep. 32, Part 2: Michael Aczon's Stories and Thoughts on San Francisco Music06/07/2018
    23:26
  104. 112.
    Ep. 32, Part 1: Michael Aczon's Childhood in the Bayview06/05/2018
    18:10
  105. 113.
    Ep. 31: Mason J.'s Poems and Stories of Survival05/29/2018
    22:38
  106. 114.
    Ep. 30, Part 2: ChrisO's Early Days in the San Francisco Music Scene05/24/2018
    25:42
  107. 115.
    Ep. 30, Part 1: ChrisO's Job at Mark Leno's Sign Shop05/22/2018
    12:45
  108. 116.
    Ep. 29: Venise Wagner's Fall on the Ice05/15/2018
    19:02
  109. 117.
    Ep. 28, Part 2: Mario Alioto's AT&T Park Stories (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)05/10/2018
    13:25
  110. 118.
    Ep. 28, Part 1: Mario Alioto's Candlestick Park Stories (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)05/08/2018
    14:02
  111. 119.
    Ep. 27, Part 1: Jessica Christian's Stories of Homeless Men05/03/2018
    10:40
  112. 120.
    Ep. 27, Part 2: Jessica Christian's Photojournalism Origins05/03/2018
    20:52
  113. 121.
    Ep. 26, Part 2: Misisipi Mike Wolf's Jonathan Richman Stories04/26/2018
    18:40
  114. 122.
    Ep. 26, Part 1: Misisipi Mike Wolf's Story of the Giant Jesus Statue04/24/2018
    13:24
  115. 123.
    Ep. 25, Part 2: Josh Keppel's Documentary About the Barry Bonds Home Run Ball (Part of Our SF Giants at 60 Series)04/19/2018
    17:33
  116. 124.
    Ep. 25, Part 1: Josh Keppel's Barry Bonds Story (Part of our SF Giants at 60 Series)04/17/2018
    17:42
  117. 125.
    Ep. 24, Part 3: Brian Belknap's San Francisco Story in Song04/10/2018
    18:09
  118. 126.
    Ep. 24, Part 2: Brian Belknap's San Francisco Story in Song04/05/2018
    21:15
  119. 127.
    Ep. 24, Part 1: Brian Belknap's San Francisco Story in Song04/03/2018
    22:14
  120. 128.
    Ep. 23, Part 2: Allison Biddinger's Work Responding to San Francisco Fires03/29/2018
    12:11
  121. 129.
    Ep. 23, Part 1: Allison Biddinger's Early San Francisco (Mis)Adventures03/27/2018
    12:30
  122. 130.
    Ep. 22, Part 2: John Binder's Love of Music03/22/2018
    24:41
  123. 131.
    Ep. 22, Part 1: John Binder's Musings About San Francisco03/19/2018
    21:54
  124. 132.
    Ep. 21, Part 2: Myla Ablog's Abusive Relationship03/15/2018
    38:50
  125. 133.
    Ep. 21, Part 1: Myla Ablog's First San Francisco Dating Experiences03/13/2018
    21:15
  126. 134.
    Ep. 20: Sunny Haire's Opening of the Lexington Club03/06/2018
    21:22
  127. 135.
    Ep. 19, Part 2: Randy Burns's Trips Out East and Back03/01/2018
    25:34
  128. 136.
    Ep. 19, Part 1: Randy Burns's Work Starting Gay American Indians02/27/2018
    20:15
  129. 137.
    Ep. 18: John Scott's Career in Broadcasting and Music02/20/2018
    22:15
  130. 138.
    Ep. 17, Part 2: Amanda Guest's Life-Changing All-Nighter in San Francisco02/15/2018
    20:20
  131. 139.
    Ep. 17, Part 1: Amanda Guest's Early Trips to San Francisco02/13/2018
    14:53
  132. 140.
    Ep. 16, Part 2: Ryan Akerberg's Window-Cleaning Company02/08/2018
    25:01
  133. 141.
    Ep. 16, Part 1: Ryan Akerberg's First Jobs in San Francisco02/06/2018
    11:51
  134. 142.
    Ep. 15: Broke-Ass Stuart's San Francisco Adventures01/30/2018
    16:51
  135. 143.
    Ep. 14, Part 2: H.P. Mendoza's Mission Arcade01/25/2018
    9:55
  136. 144.
    Ep. 14, Part 1: H.P. Mendoza's Dad, the Pac-Man King01/23/2018
    11:30
  137. 145.
    Ep. 13, Part 3: Kevin Fagan's Song for Jill May01/18/2018
    8:00
  138. 146.
    Ep. 13, Part 2: Kevin Fagan's Story About a San Francisco Homeless Veteran01/16/2018
    9:31
  139. 147.
    Ep. 13, Part 1: Kevin Fagan's Coverage of the 2017 Wine Country Wild Fires01/09/2018
    8:30
  140. 148.
    Ep. 12, Part 2: Morgan Shidler's Experience Starting 'That's What She Said'01/04/2018
    16:43
  141. 149.
    Ep. 12, Part 1: Morgan Shidler's First Political Protest (Plus a Ghost Story)01/02/2018
    12:20
  142. 150.
    Ep. 11, Part 2: Lavay Smith and Chris Siebert's Memories of SF Nightclubs12/28/2017
    16:07
  143. 151.
    Ep. 11, Part 1: Lavay Smith and Chris Siebert's Early Days in the SF Music Scene12/26/2017
    13:35
  144. 152.
    Ep. 10: Graham Cowley's Life as a San Francisco Medical Examiner12/19/2017
    12:31
  145. 153.
    Ep. 9: Billy Priest's Early Days Doing Drag in San Francisco12/12/2017
    16:07
  146. 154.
    Ep. 8: fnnch's First Time Being Spotted Doing Street Art12/05/2017
    11:41
  147. 155.
    Ep. 7, Part 2: Jim Murphy's High School and College Days11/30/2017
    20:20
  148. 156.
    Ep. 7, Part 1: Jim Murphy's Youth in the Noe Valley11/28/2017
    11:35
  149. 157.
    Ep. 6: Cynthia and Jeremy Pollock's Election Day 201611/21/2017
    12:23
  150. 158.
    Ep. 5: Laura's Meyer's Wedge of Parmesan11/14/2017
    11:24
  151. 159.
    Ep. 4, Part 3: Peter Hartlaub's Turn in His Career as a Journalist11/07/2017
    9:49
  152. 160.
    Ep. 4, Part 2: Peter Hartlaub's Brush with the Human Side of Loss11/02/2017
    8:45
  153. 161.
    Ep. 4, Part 1: Peter Hartlaub's First Ride with the SF Medical Examiner's Office10/31/2017
    13:43
  154. 162.
    Ep. 3, Part 2: Bhautik Joshi's Trip to a Former Missile Site10/26/2017
    8:54
  155. 163.
    Ep. 3, Part 1: Bhautik Joshi's View of Bay Bridge Construction10/24/2017
    9:51
  156. 164.
    Ep. 2: Yayne Abeba's Walk After the '89 Earthquake10/17/2017
    8:38
  157. 165.
    Ep. 1: Robvell Smith's Love of Bartending10/10/2017
    15:11

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