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California Sun Podcast

Feb 25, 2020

Conor Dougherty — New York Times economics reporter, Bay Area native, and the author of "Golden Gates" — looks deeply into California’s housing crisis, the historical economic forces that have driven it, the sad results we see on our streets, and the activists pushing for new public policies. He explains how and...

Feb 20, 2020

Naomi McDougall Jones lays out the battle lines for gender parity in Hollywood. The actress, writer, and producer — whose Ted talk “What it's like to be a woman in Hollywood” has more than a million views, and whose new book is "The Wrong Kind of Women" — has helped ignite a new conversation about...

Feb 13, 2020

David Talbot, a long time Bay Area journalist and political activist returns to the California Sun podcast to share a reimagined view of the world after his life-threatening stroke. His near-death experience, and what he learned from it, is also the story of our times.

Feb 7, 2020

Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times film critic for almost 30 years and the regular film critic for NPR’s "Morning Edition," looks at the state of Hollywood on the eve of the Oscars. He describes a business edgier than some of this year’s movies, one that’s operating far out on the precipice of change and about to be...