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.
Litigating Disability Rights
In this interview, Cabrillo College student Jacob Crandall talks with his father, a disability rights lawyer who uses the law to find justice for people in wheelchairs.
Pajaro Flood Survivor Shares his Story
The Pajaro River in Watsonville breached last Saturday in the early hours of the morning. 1700 residents of the Pajaro community were evacuated in the middle of the night. Flooding caused a 350 feet...
Teaching Shortage Strains Educators
With more than half of the nation's school districts experiencing teacher shortages, many parents, teachers, and institutions are left to wonder why this is happening. Cabrillo College student Kaya...
A Nurse’s Perspective on the Pandemic
We are now three years into the covid 19 pandemic that has spread worldwide. Society has since adjusted to living in an active pandemic, but one environment that has been severely impacted is...
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Monday, June 5 6:00am
Suki Wessling and Christine Barrington (Mondays)
Chris Krohn (Tuesdays)
Len Beyea (Wednesdays)
Rachel Anne Goodman (Thursdays)
Rick Kleffel/Clara Shirley-Appel (Fridays)
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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.