Talk of the Bay
Talk of the Bay is committed to covering political, social, and cultural topics from around the Monterey Bay. We focus on current events and people making news locally (from the central coast to Sacramento). We also consider national and international issues, their impact on the central coast, and local responses. We tackle perennial topics like housing, homelessness, transportation, education, and more from a new angle.
Monday on Talk of the Bay at 5pm: For those who love to hike, Santa Cruz County is a dream come true with nearly a dozen State Parks. There are hundreds of miles of trails to enjoy and that number...
Santa Cruz Gives is a crowdfunding platform and initiative of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz and the Good Times Weekly newspaper. We hear from Jeanne Howard of Good Times and Karen Delaney of...
Janus has been the go-to recovery center in Santa Cruz County for the past 30 years. In this interview, board chair, Edison Jensen, and CEO Amber Williams talk about ways to support recovery during...
Derek Whaley shares the history of train routes through the Santa Cruz Mountains and how they changed the destiny of this region
Derek R. Whaley is a historian and research librarian, who was born and raised in Felton, California. He earned a doctorate in history from the University of Canterbury in 2018. He began...
Airs Monday through Friday at 5:00 PM
Monday, December 4 6:00am
Suki Wessling and Christine Barrington (Mondays)
Chris Krohn (Tuesdays)
Len Beyea (Wednesdays)
Rachel Anne Goodman (Thursdays)
Rick Kleffel/Clara Shirley-Appel (Fridays)
Rachel Anne Goodman
Since 1980, Rachel has hosted radio shows on public stations around the U.S. where she interviewed many amazing figures. She is the producer of radio documentaries such as Southern Songbirds: The Women of Early Country and Old Time Music, A Labor of Love: Midwifery in the South, The Boomtown Chronicles, and Pastures of Plenty, a History of California Farmworkers. Ms. Goodman has a Peabody award for her work on The DNA Files for NPR. She currently teaches at Cabrillo College
in Aptos and at UC Santa Cruz.