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.
Cotoni-Coast Dairies is an area of 5,780 acres (9 sq miles) located on Santa Cruz County’s coast north of Davenport. It was designated a national monument in 2017, and is the largest unit in the...
"The state of the Houseless in Santa Cruz…are There Solutions on the Horizon?” with Kara Meyberg Guzman Kara Meyberg Guzman has done in-depth reporting on the homeless and houseless in Santa Cruz...
In this interview, we talk with minister and author, Ryan "Mango" Althaus about his new book about his struggles with an eating disorder. These struggles are often associated with young women, but...
Environmental injustice occurs when powerful developers locate toxic waste in poor neighborhoods. These populations often suffer from health issues from pollution already and are in less of a...
Airs Monday through Friday at 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 29 5:00pm
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.