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.
Renowned climate writer and activist Bill McKibben calls this book, just out in September 2022, “a truly needed compendium of Big Oil’s endless lies.” This interview delves into the story and how it...
Ami Chen Mills takes a look at what’s at stake in the national mid-term elections. Anti-democratic candidates are on the ballot in many states, running for governor-ships and seats in Congress....
On Talk of the Bay with Suki Wessling: A pile of new environmental laws are coming our way in California since Gov. Newsom signed this session’s bills. Although the effects of many of them will be...
Running for City Council in Santa Cruz Talk of the Bay, with Chris Krohn, Tuesday, September 27th, 5-6 PM Sean Maxwell is running for a city council seat. He would be the first person ever to...
Airs Monday through Friday at 5:00 PM
Monday, October 3 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.