California Podcasts


Listen to some great podcasts including tips and advice whether you're living in California or visiting.

01 – The Sierra Nevada More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
02 – The Glaciers More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
03 – The Snow More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
California Apologizes But Scars Remain Scars of Internment at Heart Mountain; Big Band Swing Meets Taiko Drumming; My Mom Has DACA. The California Report Magazine
What Nevada Voters Are Saying Joe Garofoli spent several days in Las Vegas ahead of the Nevada caucuses. He talked to organizers and voters about what they're thinking. Somehow, soccer, crying and Harry Potter are involved. - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. It's All Political
04 – A Near View of the High Sierra More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
What's a Never-Trumper To Do? Top GOP consultants and longtime friends Rob Stutzman and Mike Madrid disagree on how to oppose Trump. Oppose any Republican who supports the president, or vote against Trump, but for the party? - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. It's All Political
05 – The Passes More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
André, The Voice of Wine plus Sbragia Family Wines This episode was originally recorded on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. There is no new show today due to unforseen circumstances. California Wine Country will be back live next week, Wed. October 11. California Wine Country
Nicole Hitchcock, Winemaker at J Vineyards and Winery Nicole Hitchcock is our featured guest on California Wine Country with Steve Jaxon and Dan Berger today. She is the winemaker of J Vineyards and Winery. Her colleague Chef Carl Shelton is also here and he has brought several delicious appetizers. Tom Simoneau is also on today's show. California Wine Country
06 – The Glacier Lakes More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
07 – The Glacier Meadows More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Dan Pfeiffer: Who Can Beat Trump? The Obama White House director of communications, now a co-star of Pod Save America and author of the new book "UnTrumping America," talks about which Democrat would be Trump's best and worst opponent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices. It's All Political
L.A. Hotels, Family Learning Adventure, McCloud The posh amenities and glamorous atmosphere at certain Los Angeles County hotels will have you feeling like an A-lister, according to Travel + Leisure Editor-in-Chief Jacqui Gifford, who joins Soterios Johnson to wax poetic about this distinctly L.A. phenomenon. California Now Podcast
08a – The Forests – Part 1 More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
08b – The Forests – Part 2 More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Valentine's Day, California Style A rideshare romance; a 94-year-old DJ; and teaching how to love. The California Report Magazine
08c – The Forests – Part 3 More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
09 – The Douglas Squirrel More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Vilaska Nguyen: Comedian, Public Defender and S.F. Supervisor Candidate In a crossover episode with Total SF, Nguyen joins hosts Peter Hartlaub and Heather Knight to announce his candidacy for District 7 supervisor, talk about how Jeff Adachi inspired his comedy and why he lives in San Francisco, and to face the City Insider lightning round. SF City Insider
California Lt. Governor Endorses Buttigieg In an exclusive, Eleni Kounalakis tells Joe Garofoli why she's backing Mayor Pete and what it will take to win the California primary. - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices. It's All Political
Democrats Explain How They Will Win California The California state directors of four top Democratic presidential campaigns explain how they will win in California. Recorded live at a panel discussion Joe Garofoli hosted at the Sacramento Press Club. - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. It's All Political
10 – A Wind-Storm in the Forests More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
11 – The River Floods More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Young, Homeless and Alone on the Streets Sherilyn Adams, director of Larkin Street Youth Services, talks about youth homelessness and debunks myths about the crisis in San Francisco. - Help Chronicle Podcasts serve you better! Take our survey at sfchronicle.com/podcastsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. SF City Insider
12 – Sierra Thunder-Storms More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
13 – The Water Ouzel More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
14 – The Wild Sheep More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Mothers, Mental Illness and the Unthinkable Sometimes, it's only after something really terrible has happened that you start to see the signs leading up to it. Years later, Rudy Coronado still refers to what happened as "that day." He still thinks about what he said to his wife, and, what he didn't say. The California Report Magazine
15 – In the Sierra Foot-Hills More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Corruption in the Public Works Department Supervisor Matt Haney has long been frustrated by the filthy streets and lack of trash cans and public restrooms in his district. He was outraged by Public Works chief Mohammed Nuru's alleged corruption and is calling for major changes in the department. SF City Insider
16a – The Bee Pastures More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Fifth & Mission Live: Primaries 2020 In this episode of the Chronicle's flagship news podcast, Fifth and Mission, Editor in Chief Audrey Cooper, politics writer Joe Garofoli and columnists Heather Knight and Phil Matier talk about Iowa, the upcoming primaries, and local politics at a Chronicle Talks event at Manny's in San Francisco. SF City Insider
Fifth & Mission Live: Primaries 2020 In this episode of the Chronicle's flagship news podcast, Fifth and Mission, Editor in Chief Audrey Cooper, politics writer Joe Garofoli and columnists Heather Knight and Phil Matier talk about Iowa, the upcoming primaries, and local politics at a Chronicle Talks event at Manny's in San Francisco. It's All Political
16b – The Bee Pastures More great books at LoyalBooks.com. The Mountains of California
Can Trump Win Again In Battleground States? Justin Myers, CEO of For the Future, a progressive, labor-funded super PAC that's planning to spend $80 million in seven battleground states, talks about lessons from 2016, how impeachment will affect the race and what Midwestern voters really care about. It's All Political
The Rare San Francisco Trump Supporter John Dennis, waging his fourth campaign against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, discusses what it's like to be among the 6.6% of city residents registered to vote as a Republican and why he backs President Trump. - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. SF City Insider
Culinary Road Trips, Catalina Island Esquire's Food and Drinks Editor Jeff Gordinier joins California Now Podcast host Soterios Johnson to talk about his favorite culinary destinations from San Diego to Wine Country. Johnson also speaks with Gail Fornasiere, who knows more than most about the magic of Santa Catalina Island. California Now Podcast
Corey Beck, chief winemaker, Francis Ford Coppola Corey Beck, chief winemaker for Francis Ford Coppola's wine portfolio, is back on California Wine Country today, joining Steve Jaxon, Dan Berger and Barry Herbst from Bottle Barn. Corey grew up in Knights Valley and his grandfather was a vineyard manager for Chateau Montelena. California Wine Country
Episode 105: An Especially Deep Episode San Diego County GOP boss blasts congressional candidate Darrell Issa for anti-gay messaging, Trump threatens California for requiring insurers to cover abortion, and reflections on the death of Kobe Bryant, the family man and neighbor. Bonus: A serious question about the moral origins of taxation. Radio Free California
Super Excited for the Super Bowl Supervisor Shamann Walton, City Hall's No. 1 49ers fan, talks about his Super Bowl party and plans for a victory parade up Market Street if the Niners win their first ring in 25 years. Plus: Cable car No. 49, all decked out. Learn more about your ad choices. SF City Insider
The Most Political Super Bowl Ever Howard Bryant of ESPN and NPR, author of "Full Dissidence," talks about how the NFL is duplicitous around police misconduct protests, and the impact of its embrace of the military and law enforcement. - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. It's All Political
Fifth & Mission: Bombshell Arrest of "MrCleanSF" San Francisco City Insider host Heather Knight joins Audrey Cooper and Evan Sernoffsky in this breaking news episode of the Fifth and Mission podcast from the San Francisco Chronicle, which we're presenting on the City Insider feed. SF City Insider
Why San Francisco Needs a Safe Injection Site For years, drug addiction expert Alex Kral has been studying a secret safe injection site in an undisclosed American city. He says San Francisco has to open its own site to cope with its drug crisis. - Get unlimited Chronicle access. Learn more about your ad choices. SF City Insider
'Dreaming the Golden State' With the California Report Magazine Excerpts from a live stage version of The California Report Magazine's night of storytelling, 'Dreaming the Golden State,' which explored California dreams found, and lost. The California Report Magazine
No Love for the Haight Endless construction, high rents and increasing labor costs are harming businesses in the Haight. Booksmith owner Christin Evans, president of the neighborhood's merchant association, tells Heather Knight about the hardships. Learn more about your ad choices. SF City Insider
John Harley from Inizi Wines John Harley is our guest this week on California Wine Country with Steve Jaxon and Dan Berger. His label is called Inizi Wines and he specializes in growing and producing Italian varietals in California which are rarely found in the United States. Inizi Wines was founded by two couples, A.J. California Wine Country
Episode 104: The Unfettered State The internal contradictions of squatters’ “rights” in Oakland, the limits of “free” community college, and implications for California’s poor of the U.S. Supreme Court case Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. Bonus! Radio Free California
Bill Weld: The GOP Alternative to Trump The former Massachusetts governor tells Joe Garofoli he thinks the president should be impeached and will likely vote for a Democrat if he doesn't win the nomination. Yet he still thinks he has a path to victory. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices. It's All Political
The Public Defender Makes His Case Mano Raju has big shoes to fill in replacing the late Jeff Adachi. He talks about the election of his fellow public defender Chesa Boudin to the district attorney's office and his efforts to make jury duty a regular job. Learn more about your ad choices. SF City Insider