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.
It's been the wildest, most unprecedented year of public school in memory. A year ago, students stared bleary-eyed at teachers fumbling through new technology. Now, teachers are connected,...
Political Report on Talk of the Bay,Tuesday, May 10, with Chris Krohn: Where can the Homeless Go? And What about the Police?
On Tuesday’s (May 10) Talk of the Bay Host Chris Krohn, discusses the city council’s second attempt at moving and coraling houseless people. The council is seeking to force the city’s homeless to...
Will Rice on tax-dodging corporations and how Biden’s policy proposals would change taxation in the US
Will Rice is a policy consultant for Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of 420 national, state and local endorsing organizations united in support of a fair tax system that works for all...
What percent of locals are eager to see the return of tourism to Santa Cruz County? The number may surprise you. Who books the travel and what are they saying about how safe it is to travel to our...
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Monday, May 17 6:00am
Rick Kleffel/Clara Shirley-Appel (Fridays)
Rachel Anne Goodman (Thursdays)
Len Beyea (Wednesdays)
Christine Barrington (Tuesdays)
Brad Kava and Suki Wessling (Mondays)
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.