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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

COVID-19 Update, Tips On Managing Eco-Distress, A Trip Back To San Francisco's Barbary Coast

7/19/2021
Are you stressed out about climate change? You're not alone. We’ll talk with experts about how to cope with eco-anxiety. Plus, we’ll get latest on the Delta variant from the Chronicle's Erin Allday and UCSF's Dr. Peter Chin-Hong. And, Ethan Elkind takes us on a trip back to San Francisco's Barbary Coast.

Duration:00:59:28

Rising Drug Overdoses in SF, Rebuilding After Wildfires and "Mr. Jiu's in Chinatown" Writer Tienlon Ho

7/12/2021
We dig into the alarming rise in drug overdoses in San Francisco, followed by a conversation about whether and how to rebuild after wildfires and close with an interview of "Mr. Jiu's in Chinatown" writer Tienlon Ho.

Duration:00:59:00

State of the Bay: California Reopening, the Dire State of the Drought and Pride

6/21/2021
STATE OF THE BAY digs deep into Bay Area culture, news, and politics. And we invite you to join the conversation.TONIGHT. Will the summer of 2021 be a return to “normal”? What will travel and work be like for Bay Area residents?PLUS We’ll be talking about California’s historic drought and new ways we can all save water.AND We’ll get the scoop on this year’s Pride Celebration!We are live. And local. Every Monday night at 6. Right here on KALW - San Francisco.

Duration:00:58:54

Is Outdoor Dining Here to Stay? The State of Shoplifting in SF; Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author John Branch

6/14/2021
Is outdoor dining here to stay? San Francisco's recent surge in shoplifting and Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Branch.

Duration:01:00:32

California Attorney General Rob Bonta, Author Julie Lythcott-Haims On "Adulting," And Architect Deanna Van Buren

6/8/2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta discusses combating anti-Asian American hate, police accountability and gun control. Plus, tips on "adulting" from Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of "Your Turn: How to Be an Adult." And, Ethan talks with Oakland-based architect Deanna Van Buren about building a world without prisons.

Duration:00:58:54

Author Gary Kamiya on San Francisco; Taking Down the 980 Freeway; Poet Giovanna Lomanto

5/24/2021
Author Gary Kamiya tells us why he's never leaving San Francisco. Also, we'll hear from Oaklanders who want to pull down the 980 freeway. And poet Giovanna Lomanto reads her poem "Gold Digger" and talks about her process.

Duration:00:59:24

The Castro, The Griot Theater and Academy Award winning documentary "Crip Camp"

5/10/2021
At the top of the hour we will talk with Supervisor Mandelman about the state of the Castro.Next we'll hear all about the Academy Award winning documentary "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution" from Bay area directors James LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham.And finally, LeShawn Holcomb and Symil Austin tell us about Marin City's Griot Theater Company. Hosts: Grace Won and Ethan ElkindProducer: Gillian Emblad

Duration:01:00:01

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

5/4/2021
State of the Bay checks in with Mayor Libby Schaaf about Oakland's new guaranteed income pilot and other news. Then Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith and Dr. Ralina Joseph discuss their new book, "Generation Mixed Goes to School, Radically Listening to Multiracial Kids."

Duration:00:59:29

Combating Anti-Asian American Racism With AAPI History, Next Steps In The Newsom Recall Effort, And Author Michaeleen Doucleff

5/4/2021
Hosts Joseph Pace and Grace Won talk about the next steps in the Newsom recall effort and then dive into the importance of teaching Asian American history in our K-12 classrooms. Ethan Elkind interviews NPR’s Michaeleen Doucleff about her new book "Hunt, Gather, Parent."

Duration:00:59:16

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