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.
Carmel Public Library Foundation keeps the Carmel Library open, relevant and thriving and ensures free library service in perpetuity by providing funding for 100% of the books, materials, programs,...
Marjan Vahdat is an Iranian award-winning singer and musician. Her career has given a deeper knowledge of Iranian poetry and music to large audiences in Europe, America, Asia, Oceania, and...
On Talk of the Bay, host Suki Wessling interviews Dr. Gail Newel about her career, which spanned a tumultuous period in public health. Dr. Newel reflects on the county's response to Covid and how...
Alaya Vautier is the Restorative Justice Programs Director at the Conflict Resolution Center of Santa Cruz County (CRC). The CRC has been providing restorative justice services, mediation,...
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Thursday, February 22 5:00pm
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.