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State of the Bay

English, Current Events, 1 season, 66 episodes, 2 days, 14 hours, 14 minutes
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Local Bay Area issues, with listener participation, every Monday at 7pm
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"Carol Doda Topless at the Condor"/SF Syphilis Rates Drop By Half/Bandaloop Vertical Dancers

State of the Bay talks to the directors of the new documentary : "Carol Doda Topless at the Condor"; UCSF and SF Department of Public Health doctors on how they are slashing STI rates in San Francisco; dancing on buildings with the Bandaloop dance troop.
4/16/202454 minutes, 57 seconds
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Mayoral Candidates Mark Farrell and Supervisor Ahsha Safai

Grace Won interviews San Francisco mayoral candidates Mark Farrell and District 11 Supervisor Ahsha Safai.
4/2/202450 minutes, 18 seconds
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Sacred Native American Site Saved / Understanding the Needs of CA's Aging LGBTQIA+ Community / Frameline Film Festival

We'll discuss a sacred Native American site in Berkeley being transferred back to the Ohlone people, a California survey designed to understand and address the needs of the LGBTQ+ community as they age, and the Frameline film festival celebrating queer storytelling.
3/26/202454 minutes, 58 seconds
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SF & Oakland School Closures / Jeff Goodell on "The Heat Will Kill You First" / Rancho Obi-Wan

Author Jeff Goodell discusses his new book "The Heat Will Kill You First" on the devastating impact of extreme heat. We'll hear an update on possible school closures in both Oakland and San Francisco. And we'll visit Rancho Obi-Wan.
3/19/202459 minutes, 37 seconds
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Election Update/Climate Disclosure vs Divestment/The Janksters Robotics Team

State of the Bay digs in to recent efforts to get companies to disclose climate risks and emissions. Will they work? We'll also get a March 5th election update with Joe Eskenazi. Plus, we'll hear about the Janksters Robotics Team and their robot, Rosa.
3/12/202455 minutes, 1 second
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Water Supply Update / Law and Order Concerns Escalate / Edible Landscaping

Water levels update from the California Department of Water / Law and Order Concerns Escalate / Edible Landscaping from Marin landscape designer Christian Douglas
3/5/202454 minutes, 30 seconds
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March 5th Election / Racial Wealth Gap and Impact Investing / MoAD's Newest Exhibitions

State of the Bay digs into the racial wealth gap and how impact investing is addressing the issue. We hear about the latest exhibitions and programs at the Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD). We discuss the upcoming March 5th election.
2/27/202455 minutes, 57 seconds
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Marin's Underage Substance Abuse Problem / Super Bowl LVIII / "Illustrated Black History"

Marin County's teens are using substances at a rate of nearly twice the state average; Super Bowl LVIII; George McCalman's Illustrated Black History
2/13/202455 minutes, 28 seconds
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Treating Drug Addiction & Preventing Overdoses in San Francisco

We’ll hear from a panel of experts about what should be done in San Francisco to address drug addiction and prevent more loss of life from accidental overdoses.
2/6/202456 minutes, 26 seconds
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SF Housing Dept Gets All Clear / UC Berkeley's Dark Past with Professor Tony Platt / Long Covid Solutions with Dr. Carla Kuon

State of the Bay digs into Berkeley's dark past of land grabs and white supremacy with Professor Tony Platt. We hear the latest on the state oversight into the San Francisco housing department. We talk to Dr. Carla Kuon who offers hope to those suffering from long covid.
1/30/202455 minutes, 32 seconds
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Keeping Baseball Alive in Oakland / Impact of Planned Fillmore Safeway Closure / Willard Harris is Going Strong at Age 104

Keeping professional baseball alive in Oakland; how the Fillmore Safeway closure will impact the neighborhood; meet Willard Harris, going strong at age 104
1/23/202455 minutes, 35 seconds
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Keeping Baseball Alive in Oakland / Impact of Planned Fillmore Safeway Closure / Willard Harris is Going Strong at Age 104

Keeping professional baseball alive in Oakland; how the Fillmore Safeway closure will impact the neighborhood; meet Willard Harris, going strong at age 104
1/23/202455 minutes, 35 seconds
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State Of The Bay 1/8/2024

People's Park Update / What is SF's Political Future? / The Swami 3 Band
1/10/202454 minutes, 28 seconds
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UN Climate Conference / The Future of Bay Area Refineries / Coit Tower Murals

We'll discuss California's role at COP 28 and dig into what the agreement to begin reducing global consumption of fossil fuels might mean for Bay Area refineries. Plus, we’ll take a tour through the WPA murals of Coit Tower.
12/19/202355 minutes, 25 seconds
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State Of The Bay 12/11/2023

Urban Design Critic John King on San Francisco's Beloved Ferry Building / Marin Search and Rescue
12/12/202355 minutes, 17 seconds
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Risks and Rewards in the A.I. "Capitol of the World"/Spreading Joy During the Holidays

Tonight host Grace Won explores the risks and rewards of having the AI industry hub here in San Francisco with San Francisco Chronicle tech reporter Chase DiFeliciantonio. Will AI help reverse the Doom Loop narrative with new jobs and investment in the Bay Area? Or is the race to deploy AI moving too quickly for adequate safeguards to protect against the spread of misinformation, deepfake scams, [racial profiling] and other unintended consequences? She also talks to Shoshi [show-she] Parks about ways to give back and spark joy in our communities this holiday season.
12/5/202354 minutes, 25 seconds
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State Of The Bay 11/27/2023

Steve Berman on A's Departure/ The Chronicle's SF Next Project / Azikiwee Anderson from Rize Up Bakery
11/30/202356 minutes, 5 seconds
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DPW's Carla Short / More Housing Woes / The Odd Salon

How is the Department of Public Works handling APEC? State report shows San Francisco housing approvals slower than ever. Weird histories from the the Odd Salon.
11/14/202355 minutes, 39 seconds
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Is SF government to blame for our city’s problems? / SFBATCO supports diversity and innovation in local theater

We'll discuss proposals to reform SF government in order to address some of our city's most challenging problems and then we'll sit down with leaders of SFBATCO to hear about their efforts to bring diversity and innovation to Bay Area theater.
11/7/202355 minutes, 57 seconds
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Cruise Suspends Self-Driving Car Services / Rosanna Xia on 'California Against the Sea' / Berkeley's Girls Garage

We'll learn why state regulators have revoked the permits for Cruise's driverless cars and what the implications are for the autonomous vehicle industry here in California and beyond. Then, we'll hear from journalist and author, Rosanna Xia, about her new book on sea level rise and California's vanishing coastline. And finally, we’ll sit down with the founder and executive director of the non-profit Girls Garage.
10/31/202355 minutes, 58 seconds
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"Bay Area Sports Guy" / A Housing Boost? / Censorship Exhibit "unBANNED"

"Bay Area Sports Guy" Steve Berman on the 49ers, Warriors, baseball woes, and the new WNBA team; a massive housing boost; exhibit "unBANNED."
10/17/202354 minutes, 15 seconds
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CA Sues Big Oil / Responding to our Climate Emergency / The Climate Movement Needs More Hip Hop

CA Attorney General Bonta discusses California's lawsuit against big oil, we examine responses to our climate emergency, and we hear why the climate movement needs more hip hop.
9/26/202355 minutes
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Challenges to LGBTQ Rights in California School Districts / Utopian City in Solano County? / '50 Years of Ms.'

State of the Bay learns about challenges to LGBTQ rights in California school districts, discusses the new city tech elites plan to build in Solano County, and sits down with the editor of "50 Years of Ms.: The Best of the Pathfinding Magazine That Ignited a Revolution."
9/25/202358 minutes, 23 seconds
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COVID Redux / Community College Transfers Stagnate / A Hopeful Alzheimers Doc

Dr. Peter Chin-Hong on covid latest; California wants more students transferring from community colleges to 4-year schools; Alzheimers documentary Keys Bags Name Words
9/5/202354 minutes
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State Of The Bay 8-21-2023

State of the Bay looks at the start of school in Oakland. Impact of Pac 12 breakup on UC Berkeley and Stanford. San Francisco Walking Tour
8/26/202356 minutes, 23 seconds
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SF Back-to-School Update / Go on a Bay Area Hike or Awe Walk / Local Author Erin Carlson

We'll get an update on what to expect as SF students head back to school, learn about the benefits and ease of taking "awe walks" and hiking in the Bay Area and hear about Erin Carlson's book on the making of “A League of Their Own."
8/18/202355 minutes, 7 seconds
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Special Edition: Meet 5 Bay Area Originals

5 "Do You Know...?" segments, featuring interesting people from around the Bay, including guest host Fred Pitts.
8/11/202348 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Civic Joy Fund/ The Marin County Suicide Prevention Collaborative/ The Golden Gate Open

The Civic Joy Fund aims to revitalize San Francisco. Marin has one of the highest rates of Suicide in the Bay Area. What are Marin residents doing about it? The Golden Gate Open; the new professional tennis tournament coming to the Bay.
8/11/202354 minutes, 20 seconds
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Decriminalizing Psychedelics/What about the Oakland A's?/SF Mime Troupe's Breakdown

State of the Bay digs into Senator Scott Wiener's bill to decriminalize psychedelics in California. Are the Oakland A's really leaving for Las Vegas? And the Tony Award-winning San Francisco's Mime Troupe's Breakdown.
7/18/202359 minutes, 24 seconds
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More Bridge Toll Increases? / Sup. Catherine Stefani / Sea Shanty Sing-a-longs

Senator Scott Weiner proposes increasing bridge tolls to rescue Bay Area transit agencies, District 2 Supervisor Catherine Stefani talks public safety, homelessness, affordable housing, and more.
7/11/202359 minutes, 13 seconds
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CA Hate Reporting Hotline / Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Curb Gun Violence / Alonzo King

FIRST: We'll hear about CA vs Hate, California’s first statewide reporting hotline for victims of hate incidents, from San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu.PLUS: We'll sit down with Professor Adam Winkler of UCLA School of Law to discuss Governor Newsom's recent proposal to introduce a constitutional amendment to enshrine certain gun safety measures into law.AND: We’ll meet world-renowned choreographer Alonzo King of Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
6/27/202359 minutes, 29 seconds
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Juneteenth in SF / SF's Innovative Response to AIDs / Pride Preview

A review of the significance of Juneteenth in San Francisco, Revisiting the early days of the AIDs epidemic in San Francisco, A Pride preview.
6/21/202359 minutes, 47 seconds
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Juneteenth in SF / SF's Innovative Response to AIDs / Pride Preview

A review of the significance of Juneteenth in San Francisco, Revisiting the early days of the AIDs epidemic in San Francisco, A Pride preview.
6/19/20230
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Home Insurers Leave CA / SF Women Break World Record / LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Major home insurance companies retreat from California market, SF Women Runners break world relay record, A preview of the LGBTQ+ Film Festival
6/13/202358 minutes, 47 seconds
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San Francisco Budget Proposal / Retired Oakland Public Librarian Dorothy Lazard on Her New Memoir

Tonight, State of the Bay digs into San Francisco Mayor London Breed's new budget proposal. Retired Oakland librarian and public historian Dorothy Lazard joins us to discuss her new memoir "What You Don’t Know Will Make a Whole New World."
6/6/202359 minutes, 46 seconds
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Oakland Budget Proposal / California Reparations / Reclaiming the Locker Room

State of the Bay unpacks Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao's budget proposal, digs into recommendations made by the California Reparations Task Force and uncovers the joys of locker rooms.
5/23/202358 minutes, 52 seconds
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Oakland Teachers Strike / San Quentin Transformation / Dragonspunk Farmers Market at Bayview

Oakland teachers strike and school are closed, San Quentin transforms into a rehabilitation center, Dragonspunk Farmers Market in Bayview Hunters Point.
5/16/202359 minutes, 18 seconds
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Oakland Teachers Strike / San Quentin Transformation / Dragonspunk Farmers Market at Bayview

Oakland teachers strike and school are closed, San Quentin transforms into a rehabilitation center, Dragonspunk Farmers Market in Bayview Hunters Point.
5/16/202359 minutes, 18 seconds
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Bart's Looming Fiscal Cliff/Courts Overturn Berkeley's Gas Ban/Comedian Chris Corrigan

Bay area transit agencies face a fiscal cliff when federal funds run out in 2025. In this episode we'll learn what is being done to avoid that disaster. Plus, Berkeley was the first city in the nation to enact a ban on natural gas in new construction. Now that ban is being overturned. What will lawmakers do? Lastly, meet comedian Chris Corrigan in our "People you should know" series.
5/12/202359 minutes, 7 seconds
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Should CA Senator Dianne Feinstein Resign? / Reimagining Downtown SF / Recommendations for Last-Minute Summer Camping

We'll discuss the implications of California Senator Diane Feinstein’s prolonged absence for the Senate and her legacy. We'll also hear ideas for reviving San Francisco's struggling downtown and learn tips for finding last minute campsites around the Bay Area.
5/4/202359 minutes, 12 seconds
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Should CA Senator Dianne Feinstein Resign? / Reimagining Downtown SF / Recommendations for Last-Minute Summer Camping

We'll discuss the implications of California Senator Diane Feinstein’s prolonged absence for the Senate and her legacy. We'll also hear ideas for reviving San Francisco's struggling downtown and learn tips for finding last minute campsites around the Bay Area.
5/2/202359 minutes, 53 seconds
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'Bay Area Sports Guy' Analysis / Costs of Sea Level Rise / New Series "Have you met...?"

Steve Berman of the Athletic talks Warriors, Oakland A's, and Giants. BCDC and BAC discussion on making coastline resilient, Chris Chatmon of Kingmakers.
4/25/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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'Bay Area Sports Guy' Analysis / Costs of Sea Level Rise / New Series "Have you met...?"

Steve Berman of the Athletic talks Warriors, Oakland A's, and Giants. BCDC and BAC discussion on making coastline resilient, Chris Chatmon of Kingmakers.
4/25/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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Dangerous New Street Drug / Giants Legend Mario Alioto / Filmmaker Jimmy Chin

Tonight at 6: Health agencies alarmed over new street drug "Tranq," SF Giants past and present with Mario Alioto, Filmmaker Jimmy Chin on his new movie "Wild Life," featuring Kris Tompkins and her late husband North Face founder Doug Tompkins, who made the largest private land donation in history.
4/18/202359 minutes, 31 seconds
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Dangerous New Street Drug / Giants Legend Mario Alioto / Filmmaker Jimmy Chin

Tonight at 6: Health agencies alarmed over new street drug "Tranq," SF Giants past and present with Mario Alioto, Filmmaker Jimmy Chin on his new movie "Wild Life," featuring Kris Tompkins and her late husband North Face founder Doug Tompkins, who made the largest private land donation in history.
4/18/202359 minutes, 31 seconds
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Protecting Kids on Social Media / SF Small Business Struggles / Ansel Adams at the de Young

On this episode of State of the Bay we learn about new CA laws protecting kids on social media, hear what San Francisco is doing to help struggling small businesses and explore the Ansel Adams exhibit at the de Young Museum.
4/11/202358 minutes, 17 seconds
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SF Tree Loss / Protecting Your Thoughts from Tech / Rize Up Bakery

Carla Short of SF DPW on SF's tree damage, Nita Farahany on protecting private thoughts from new technologies, pandemic start up Rize Up Bakery.
4/4/202359 minutes, 46 seconds
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Banking Fallout in the Bay Area / Tipping "Inflation"? / Sikh Violinist Raaginder

Are we through the worst of the banking crisis? / New tipping expectations; An East Bay violinist's mix of Indian Classical, Hip Hop and R & B.
4/3/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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CA's Low-Cost Insulin/ Author Jenny Odell on 'Saving Time'/ SF Ballet's Luke Ingham

In this episode of State of the Bay, we learn about California's new contract to produce low-cost insulin, hear from Oakland-based artist and author Jenny Odell about "Saving Time," and talk to San Francisco Ballet's Luke Ingham about dancing the role of the prince in Cinderella.
3/31/202358 minutes, 16 seconds
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Banking Fallout in the Bay Area / Tipping "Inflation"? / Sikh Violinist Raaginder

Are we through the worst of the banking crisis? / New tipping expectations; An East Bay violinist's mix of Indian Classical, Hip Hop and R & B.
3/28/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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CA Climate Legislation / Cleantech Startups / Climate Comedy

In State of the Bay's inaugural climate special we'll hear about climate legislation in California, discuss Bay Area cleantech startups and enjoy climate comedy.
3/14/202356 minutes, 42 seconds
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Covid Anniversary / Lessons from Turkey Earthquake / SFO's Museum

In this episode of State of the Bay, we'll talk about the third anniversary of the Bay Area Covid quarantine and what lies ahead. Then we'll look at what we can learn from the Turkey and Syria earthquakes and how you can prepare your living space for the next big earthquake. And finally, we'll hear about the SFO museum!
3/7/202359 minutes, 46 seconds
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SF Homeless Service Scandal / 'Climate Coach' Michael Coren / Documentary "Stand"

State of the Bay: How to have a lighter climate footprint; An NBA player takes a stand and pays the price; The latest scandal at a San Francisco homeless service provider.
2/28/202359 minutes, 48 seconds
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Green Infrastructure / Addressing SF's Traffic Fatalities / Newt Brigade

We discuss how bioswales protected the Bay Area during recent storms, explore ways to address the continued rise in traffic fatalities in SF and hear about efforts to protect local newts.
1/31/202359 minutes, 51 seconds
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SF's Climate Action Plan / Alcatraz History / The Pacific Pinball Museum

FIRST: Jessica Wolfrom updates us on San Francisco's climate action plan. PLUS: We'll uncover the mystery and history of Alcatraz: the prisoners, protests, escapes and more...AND: We'll hear about another great bay area gem: The Pacific Pinball museum in Alameda.
1/24/202359 minutes, 19 seconds
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Storm Updates / Hochschild on Freedom's Fragility / Church of St. John Coltrane

1/10/202359 minutes, 33 seconds
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SF Budget Shortfall / Holiday Classic at the ACT / Gary Kamiya

What will happen to San Francisco's budget now that a $728 million deficit over two years is projected? How do you keep a holiday classic fresh? And, a check in with San Francisco's favorite historian, Gary Kamiya
12/20/202259 minutes, 27 seconds
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Newsom's Gas Profits Penalty / Dr. Aric Prather on 'The Sleep Prescription' / Bay Area Holiday Events

We'll discuss Governor Newsom's new plan to cap oil industry profits, hear science-backed strategies to help us sleep, and learn about fun and festive holiday events happening around the Bay.
12/13/202259 minutes, 7 seconds
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Newsom's Gas Profits Penalty / Dr. Aric Prather on 'The Sleep Prescription' / Bay Area Holiday Events

We'll discuss Governor Newsom's new plan to cap oil industry profits, hear science-backed strategies to help us sleep, and learn about fun and festive holiday events happening around the Bay.
12/13/202259 minutes, 7 seconds
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Are Killer Robots Coming to SF? / Elections Chief Search Controversy / Local Holiday Gifts

We discuss the prospect of SFPD using killer robots, dig into the controversy around the decision to open up a search for a new San Francisco Director of Elections and hear tips on great local holiday gifts
12/6/202258 minutes, 25 seconds
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SFUSD's State of Emergency / Raising Awareness About Fentanyl / Bay Area's "Dear Abby" of the Animal Kingdom

We'll hear about San Francisco Unified School District's ongoing payroll issues, learn how to educate our teens and young adults about fentanyl poisonings, and find out fun facts about Bay Area creatures in your backyard and beyond.
11/15/202259 minutes, 16 seconds
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Election Eve Update / Electric Truck Goals / Can Type 1 Diabetes be Cured?

11/8/202258 minutes, 43 seconds
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SF's Hidden Histories / Post-Halloween Blues / Golden Thread Productions

We talk about San Francisco's buried history, how to help kids through post-Halloween blues, and the Golden Thread Production about their work.
11/1/20221 hour, 1 second
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Prop 30/Adverse Childhood Experiences/Spacemoth's Maryam Qudus

Pros and cons of Prop 30, Advances in ACEs research and Spacemoth's Maryam Qudus are on the agenda for this week's show.
10/25/202258 minutes
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Election Coverage / The Curtis Family C-Notes

We'll discuss what's on the ballot in the November election and hear from the Curtis Family C-Notes on this week's State of the Bay
10/18/202258 minutes, 59 seconds