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CITY VISIONS has a new name and look.Introducing the new STATE OF THE BAY.Every Monday at 6 p.m., beginning March 15.We’ve always been more than just “The City.” We talk about the entire Bay Area and its connections to California, and beyond. And as our show turns 30 years old, we figured it was the perfect time to pick a name that reflects who we are and what we do.We’ll keep bringing you live and local conversations with diverse voices. We’ll talk about where we live and what matters most. About local and state politics. About Bay culture, homegrown innovations, and more.Welcome to the new STATE OF THE BAY!

CITY VISIONS has a new name and look.Introducing the new STATE OF THE BAY.Every Monday at 6 p.m., beginning March 15.We’ve always been more than just “The City.” We talk about the entire Bay Area and its connections to California, and beyond. And as our show turns 30 years old, we figured it was the perfect time to pick a name that reflects who we are and what we do.We’ll keep bringing you live and local conversations with diverse voices. We’ll talk about where we live and what matters most. About local and state politics. About Bay culture, homegrown innovations, and more.Welcome to the new STATE OF THE BAY!

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description:

CITY VISIONS has a new name and look.Introducing the new STATE OF THE BAY.Every Monday at 6 p.m., beginning March 15.We’ve always been more than just “The City.” We talk about the entire Bay Area and its connections to California, and beyond. And as our show turns 30 years old, we figured it was the perfect time to pick a name that reflects who we are and what we do.We’ll keep bringing you live and local conversations with diverse voices. We’ll talk about where we live and what matters most. About local and state politics. About Bay culture, homegrown innovations, and more.Welcome to the new STATE OF THE BAY!

Language:

English

Contact:

415-377-6429


Episodes

State of the Bay: SF School Board Travails, Solutions to the Homeless Crisis and Artist Jenifer K. Wofford

4/5/2021
SF School Board Travails, Solutions to the Homeless Crisis and Artist Jenifer K Wofford

Duration:00:59:36

State of the Bay: 'Radically Listening to Multiracial Kids,' Mayor Libby Schaaf and Johnny Funcheap

3/29/2021
State of the Bay checks in with Mayor Libby Schaaf about Oakland's new guaranteed income pilot and other news. Then we’ll hear from Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith and Dr. Ralina Joseph about their new book, " Generation Mixed Goes to School, Radically Listening to Multiracial Kids ." We’ll also get some arts and events recommendations from Johnny Hayes, better known as Johnny Funcheap , of sf.funcheap.com . What would you like to ask our guests? Post a comment here, tweet us @StateofBay or send...

Duration:00:59:29

State of the Bay: Pandemic Learning Loss, School Reopening and Healthy Cooking

3/22/2021
This week on State of the Bay, we'll talk about the state of school reopening with SF Chronicle education reporter Jill Tucker. Then we'll do a deep dive into pandemic learning loss and how it can be addressed with Heather Hough, Executive Director of Policy Analysis for California Education and Lakisha Young, co-founder and CEO of The Oakland Reach. We'll end with Joseph Pace's interview of Dr. Linda Shiue about her new cookbook, Spicebox Kitchen.

Duration:01:00:04

State Of The Bay: City Hall Scandals, COVID-19 Updates And Poetry

3/15/2021
For the premiere episode of State of the Bay, we’ll talk about the state of the pandemic with SF Chronicle health reporter Erin Allday and infectious disease specialist Dr. Peter Chin-Hong of UCSF. Then we'll get the latest on the expanding corruption scandal at San Francisco's City Hall with Mission Local's Joe Eskenazi. We’ll end with Grace Won's interview with San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin, who talks about his upcoming collection, Blood on the Fog.

Duration:00:58:09

The First 100 Days Of Biden With Congresswoman Barbara Lee

12/6/2020
What will the first 100 days of a Biden Administration look like? City Visions host Ethan Elkind speaks with Congresswoman Barbara Lee to get her perspective on Biden's policies and what they might mean for the Bay Area.

Duration:00:07:17

City Visions: Terri Givens On 'Radical Empathy'/ 2020 Holiday Book Roundup

11/30/2020
What is 'radical empathy' and how do we use it to move past structural racism and inequality? Host Grace Won speaks to Bay Area author and political scientist Terri Givens about her forthcoming book, “Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging the Racial Divides."Plus: We'll get a post-Thanksgiving update on COVID-19 and hear holiday book recommendations from local writer Vanessa Hua and San Francisco Chronicle columnist Barbara Lane. Join the conversation! What was your favorite book of...

Duration:00:59:44

City Visions: Hiking the Bay Area and 'The Black Woman is God' Exhibit

11/16/2020
Looking to alleviate post-election and stay-at home fatigue? On tonight's City Visions we will explore some great hikes in the Bay Area and learn about a project to document all the outdoor stairways of San Francisco.

Duration:00:59:53

City Visions: When QAnon Came for Senator Scott Wiener

11/9/2020
Tonight State Senator Scott Wiener will share his harrowing experience being targeted by the far-right conspiracy-theory group QAnon. Senator Wiener received over a thousand death threats from QAnon followers after sponsoring SB 145, a state law that corrects an inequality in sex offender registration requirements. We will also get a COVID update from Erin Allday, San Francisco Chronicle health reporter. And are you missing live music in the Bay Area? We’ll hear from Pitch Perfect’s music...

Duration:00:58:21

City Visions: How To Handle Election Anxiety/ Bobi Céspedes Shares Her New Album

11/2/2020
Feeling anxious about November 3? You’re not alone. According to the American Psychological Association, more than two-thirds of Americans say the 2020 presidential election is a significant source of stress in their lives. We’ll discuss techniques for managing the emotional toll of this election and share some tips for how to cope with the potential days or weeks of uncertainty ahead.

Duration:00:59:35

City Visions: San Francisco's School Board Elections and Tightening Budget, the Radio Drama Returns

10/26/2020
Ten candidates are vying to fill four seats in November’s election for the San Francisco School Board. We’ll delve into the most pressing issues the school district faces and hear how candidates say they’ll meet the challenges ahead.

Duration:00:02:06

City Visions: Are the Kids All Right...To Vote?

10/19/2020
The movement to lower the voting age is spreading across the country, and on this November's ballot, Bay Area voters will decide whether 16- and 17-year olds can vote in various state and local elections.

Duration:00:59:47

City Visions: California's Criminal Justice Propositions

10/10/2020
Is the November ballot a referendum on criminal justice reform in California?

Duration:00:59:50

City Visions: California Prop 22, COVID Updates and Poet Jane Hirshfield

10/5/2020
Is the gig economy good for workers...or are they being exploited by it? We hear from both sides of the debate over Proposition 22, which would classify drivers for companies like Uber, Lyft and Postmates as independent contractors.

Duration:00:15:31

City Visions: The Case Against the Electoral College

9/28/2020
In two out of the last five Presidential elections, the winner of our country’s popular vote lost the Electoral College and the race for President. Could that happen again? What would Presidential campaigns look like for Californians if Democrats and Republicans had to fight for every vote? Is it time to scrap the Electoral College? Our guest Bill Petrocelli thinks so.

Duration:00:59:52

City Visions: RBG Remembrance/California Prop 16 Debate

9/20/2020
Grace Won speaks with Santa Clara University Law professor Margaret Russell about the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who died on Friday at age 87. Then, we hear from both a proponent and opponent of proposition 16, which seeks to reinstate affirmative action in California.

Duration:00:59:50

City Visions: Will Prop 15 Succeed in Amending Prop 13?

9/14/2020
Do you understand what Prop 15's proposed 'split roll' is? On our next show, we will dig into this question and examine the arguments for and against Prop 15. Is it an appropriate amendment to Prop 13, as supporters claim, or a deliberate weakening of an important protection for property owners?

Duration:01:00:19

City Visions: Bay Area Activists Volunteer for Out-of-State Races

8/27/2020
Beyond the Presidential ballot, thirty-three Senate races, hundreds of House seats and the control of 86 state legislative chambers hang in the balance this November. Local Bay Area activists are not leaving anything up to chance as they harness local dollars and volunteers to help turn out the vote. On Monday, we'll hear from representatives of Indivisible, Sister District and Airlift about their work. We'll also get an update on breaking news and visit with a musician bringing live music...

Duration:00:59:44

City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election

8/24/2020
As the United States reckons with our history of racism and a pandemic that is disproportionately impacting people of color, race promises to feature front and center in this year's election. But can Democrats talk about race and still win?

Duration:00:58:42

City Visions: Congressman Eric Swalwell, COVID Updates and Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh

8/17/2020
On the next City Visions, East Bay Congressman - and former presidential candidate - Eric Swalwell will talk about protecting our elections, providing covid relief, and fighting corruption, among other topics.

Duration:00:59:02

City Visions: MUNI's Jeff Tumlin On How Public Transportation Will Survive

8/10/2020
“Is it safe to take the bus?” That’s the question on people’s minds as we enter into the seventh month of the pandemic in the Bay Area. With ridership down, revenue across all Bay Area transit agencies has taken a huge hit that they may never recover from. Host Ethan Elkind talks to Jeff Tumlin, the director of the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency, about how MUNI is coping with all of these changes and planning for the future.

Duration:00:58:51