California Sun Podcast

By Jeff Schechtman

The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State

  1. 1.
    Gene Slater on the unsavory history of California's real estate industry
    37:55
  2. 2.
    Miriam Pawel wraps up the recall and looks at what’s next
    29:32
  3. 3.
    Woody Hastings and Jenny Blaker think we have enough gas stations
    30:38
  4. 4.
    Lizzie Johnson on how Paradise portends a future written in flames
    22:37
  5. 5.
    Daniel O’Connell and Scott Peters on local farmers vs. industrial agribusiness in California.
    27:29
  6. 6.
    Mizgon Zahir Darby on California's Afghan diaspora
    16:29
  7. 7.
    Jaime Lowe on fighting fires and doing time
    26:50
  8. 8.
    Rick Doblin on the value of psychedelics
    54:42
  1. 9.
    Katie Hill's second act
    25:42
  2. 10.
    Supervisor Matt Haney's candid look at San Francisco
    27:31
  3. 11.
    George J. Sanchez and the wonder of Boyle Heights
    30:19
  4. 12.
    Rosecrans Baldwin’s L.A. embrace
    30:31
  5. 13.
    Steve Wasserman returns to his roots
    30:32
  6. 14.
    Colleen McCain Nelson now leads our capital city's newspaper
    26:35
  7. 15.
    Mick LaSalle takes California to the movies
    39:06
  8. 16.
    Justin Zhu talks startups, LSD, and anti-Asian discrimination
    41:41
  9. 17.
    Denise Hamilton on L.A.’s post-apocalyptic vibe
    27:59
  10. 18.
    Joel Selvin on the soundtrack that defines California
    28:28
  11. 19.
    Michael Storper on the L.A. vs. Bay Area conundrum
    49:32
  12. 20.
    Ron Brownstein on the magic of 1974 Los Angeles
    38:44
  13. 21.
    Joe Mathews on how L.A. is failing California
    32:44
  14. 22.
    Matthew Shilvock on the re-emergence of the San Francisco Opera
    29:28
  15. 23.
    Molly Knight on baseball in Los Angeles
    33:48
  16. 24.
    Emilio Garcia-Ruiz and the remaking of the S.F. Chronicle
    28:35
  17. 25.
    Michael Tubbs still has Stockton on his mind
    30:32
  18. 26.
    Tess Taylor and her poetry of California
    31:11
  19. 27.
    Bradley Tusk on California's corporate exodus
    24:06
  20. 28.
    Jill Tucker on San Francisco school debates
    33:38
  21. 29.
    Shane Bauer on the Vallejo PD
    25:33
  22. 30.
    Roman Mars is anything but invisible
    29:17
  23. 31.
    Joan Didion talks about California
    17:41
  24. 32.
    Casey Newton on tech platforms as the new town square
    24:13
  25. 33.
    Hank Sims on the success of local journalism in Humboldt County
    23:07
  26. 34.
    Kathryn Olmsted talks California unions, from farm to Google
    19:13
  27. 35.
    Heather Knight on the ups and downs of San Francisco
    22:37
  28. 36.
    Tracy L. Chandler on photography, memory, and connection
    19:51
  29. 37.
    Daniel Lurie and Sam Cobbs on the fight against poverty in the Bay Area
    32:53
  30. 38.
    At 25, Alex Lee is California’s youngest state legislator
    18:24
  31. 39.
    Gary Kamiya, Paul Madonna, and an unknown city by the bay
    38:05
  32. 40.
    Chronicle journalists on Propositions 22 and 19
    25:51
  33. 41.
    Peter Lunenfeld reimagines Los Angeles
    32:41
  34. 42.
    Esther Mobley on days of wine and smoke
    31:52
  35. 43.
    Kendra Atleework's "Miracle Country"
    18:58
  36. 44.
    James Thebaut’s lens on California's watershed
    19:56
  37. 45.
    Davie Pina and Johnny White: Inside their personal firefight
    28:18
  38. 46.
    Nick Neely takes a walk through time
    27:34
  39. 47.
    Leon Panetta: A life of public service born in California
    31:30
  40. 48.
    Jeffrey Tumlin attempts the impossible
    27:53
  41. 49.
    Buffy Wicks in her own words
    21:25
  42. 50.
    Geoffrey King: Vallejo Police Department on the brink
    30:44

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