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California Sun Podcast

Mar 24, 2021

Molly Knight is a long-time sports writer and is a senior staff writer for The Athletic. Her beat covers Los Angeles sports and most notably, the L.A. Dodgers. The author of "The Best Team Money Can Buy", an inside-the-clubhouse look at two tumultuous years of the Dodgers, shares a bit of her life behind the scenes...

Mar 18, 2021

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, the new editor-in-chief of the San Francisco Chronicle, was the managing editor for digital at the Washington Post. He lays out his vision for bringing the Chronicle fully into the digital era and enhancing its local focus. He sees his job as taking on a fixer-upper with good bones and a great...

Mar 10, 2021

Michael Tubbs was elected to the Stockton City Council at age 22, having just graduated from Stanford. He was elected as the city's first African American Mayor at 27. He sought to reshape the most diverse city in America, creating a pilot program for universal basic income. It was seen as a success, yet he lost his bid...

Mar 4, 2021

Tess Taylor, in her books of award-winning poetry, captures the fragility, fear, and fault lines of California, and examines Dorothea Lange’s enduring influence on our unsteady times.