East Bay Yesterday

By East Bay Yesterday

East Bay history podcast that gathers, shares & celebrate stories from Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond and other towns throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

  1. 1.
    Hoover-Foster Stories, Vol. 2: “You become an art anthropologist”
    1:00:14
  2. 2.
    Hoover-Foster Stories, Vol. 1: BBQ, books, and big banks
    57:14
  3. 3.
    “We’re no longer afraid to be Black”: Before the Panthers, this group was the vanguard
    1:07:31
  4. 4.
    “We’re uncovering a lost civilization”: A look at the New Deal’s local legacy
    1:05:21
  5. 5.
    BART, bathhouses, and beyond: The friendship behind “The Cruising Diaries”
    43:28
  6. 6.
    “We were here before California was a state”: Talking Latino history with Jose Rivera
    1:02:00
  7. 7.
    “It was like a carnival”: The betrayal of Oakland’s 1946 General Strike
    46:46
  8. 8.
    Goodbye, Telegraph Avenue: An audio time capsule of the past decade
    37:21
  1. 9.
    “We’re not selling a neighborhood”: A new guidebook spotlights landmarks of conflict and resilience
    58:00
  2. 10.
    “A home burned every 11 seconds”: A deadly tragedy that could happen again
    1:30:41
  3. 11.
    “They insist on being here”: Oakland’s official bird refuses to be moved
    48:44
  4. 12.
    Why Dorothea Lange still matters: Q&A with Oakland Museum's Drew Johnson
    1:02:29
  5. 13.
    “How you organize that rage”: Challenging the police before Black Lives Matter
    1:17:01
  6. 14.
    EBY Q&A Live: Opening up about oysters
    49:11
  7. 15.
    A town within The Town: Oakland Army Base workers on its rise and fall
    1:08:04
  8. 16.
    From war to love: My grandma remembers the Oakland Army Base
    32:47
  9. 17.
    “We were being erased”: The woman who saved California’s Black history
    32:18
  10. 18.
    EBY Q&A: The Bay and beyond with Chris Carlsson
    1:06:20
  11. 19.
    EBY Q&A: How did it get so expensive to live here?
    50:11
  12. 20.
    “OK, let’s go crazy”: How an unusual contest became the pride of Piedmont
    32:21
  13. 21.
    Unfair housing: Why racism and real estate are so hard to untangle
    34:54
  14. 22.
    EBY Q&A: Leland Stanford, the original tech bro
    1:29:38
  15. 23.
    “It wasn’t part of my childhood”: Chicano Power and the rise of Día de los Muertos in Oakland
    28:43
  16. 24.
    EBY Q&A live: A wild ride through BART history
    53:37
  17. 25.
    EBY Q&A: Betty Reid Soskin's century of chaos and hope
    58:46
  18. 26.
    EBY Q&A: 50 Years of free health care
    32:49
  19. 27.
    Deep in Canyon, part 3: “A community of choice”
    36:17
  20. 28.
    EBY Q&A: The earth-shattering history of a small East Bay town
    38:50
  21. 29.
    EBY Q&A: Taking South Asian history to the streets
    32:09
  22. 30.
    “I enjoyed every day”: A tribute to Ruth Beckford
    36:44
  23. 31.
    EBY Q&A: How to do nothing in Oakland with Jenny Odell
    49:10
  24. 32.
    “If it takes a bloodbath, let's get it over with”: When Ronald Reagan sent troops into Berkeley
    39:57
  25. 33.
    EBY Q&A: Exploring Lake Merritt and Children’s Fairyland
    1:04:00
  26. 34.
    Deep in Canyon, part 2: “It wasn’t utopia... it was real.”
    52:02
  27. 35.
    Deep in Canyon, part 1: “Paradise with a dash of chaos”
    38:38
  28. 36.
    Bonus episode: Q&A with “Evolutionary Blues” director Cheryl Fabio
    1:03:05
  29. 37.
    “The Silent Generation was over”: Building Berkeley’s 1960s student movement
    38:23
  30. 38.
    “Getting shot was one of the best things that happened”: Life after an Oakland assassination attempt
    31:49
  31. 39.
    “Respect the patch”: How Oakland’s oldest Black motorcycle club survived nearly 60 years
    33:42
  32. 40.
    “It’s in the DNA of hip-hop”: Tracing the local roots of a musical movement
    28:42
  33. 41.
    “Get to know us first”: Longtime residents reflect on Oakland’s transformation
    37:51
  34. 42.
    “This strange monument”: The story behind one of Oakland’s most prominent abandoned buildings
    36:18
  35. 43.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 5: Overcoming racism, Lew Hing became king of Oakland’s canning industry
    39:28
  36. 44.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 4: Balloons, booms & busts
    32:06
  37. 45.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 3: How battles over sacred sites have revived Ohlone culture
    40:22
  38. 46.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 2: “When the shipyard closed, my dad came home and cried”
    38:38
  39. 47.
    “I’ll die if I let go”: After the earthquake, West Oakland came to the rescue
    35:14
  40. 48.
    Long Lost Oakland, chapter 1: Grizzly bears & redwood trees
    38:35
  41. 49.
    “They can’t believe he lived here”: Why John Muir settled down in the East Bay
    22:52
  42. 50.
    Lenn Keller and the roots of the East Bay’s lesbian of color community
    46:27

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