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San Francisco City Insider

San Francisco Chronicle columnist Heather Knight

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San Francisco City Insider

San Francisco City Insider

San Francisco Chronicle columnist Heather Knight

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159
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This podcast has merged into Fifth & Mission, the flagship newscast of the San Francisco Chronicle. Please subscribe to Fifth & Mission on your favorite podcast app.Old description: From the back rooms of City Hall to the chaotic streets of downtown, the San Francisco City Insider provides insight into the biggest news stories and most pressing issues facing one of the most interesting cities in the world. Chronicle columnist Heather Knight hosts, with regular appearances from The San Francisco Chronicle’s City Hall team – Trisha Thadani and Dominic Fracassa. They ask the tough questions of our city’s leaders to find out what’s going right and what needs to change.

Latest Episodes

San Francisco City Insider Is Moving

This podcast's timeline is ending, but the show will go on! Host Heather Knight is joining Audrey Cooper as co-host of the Chronicle's flagship podcast, Fifth & Mission, where she'll continue to interview newsmakers. And her patented Lightning Round is going with her. Subscribe to Fifth & Mission to keep listening. podfollow.com/fifth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2 MINAPR 11
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San Francisco City Insider Is Moving

BART's Coming Off the Rails

Bevan Dufty, a member of the BART board of directors, discusses how the already struggling transit agency has seen a 94 percent plunge in ridership during the coronavirus pandemic and how it will ever recover. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 MINAPR 10
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BART's Coming Off the Rails

How to Combat Shutdown Loneliness

Madeline Dangerfield-Cha, the co-founder of Mon Ami, a service that matches volunteers with isolated seniors, talks to Heather Knight about the epidemic of loneliness during our new coronavirus reality and gives tips on how to build connections. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 MINAPR 8
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How to Combat Shutdown Loneliness

Glide in the Time of COVID-19

Karen Hanrahan, CEO and president of Glide, the famous Tenderloin church and social service provider, tells Heather Knight about the livestream church services and what coronavirus is teaching us about poverty. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINAPR 7
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Glide in the Time of COVID-19

Homeless and Desperate

Kristie Fairchild, executive director of North Beach Citizens, talks about how more homeless people are seeking help since food and spare change from tourists and other passersby have dried up due to the coronavirus shutdown. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21 MINAPR 4
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Homeless and Desperate

San Francisco After COVID-19

Cities have long weathered public health crises and emerged stronger because of them. Benjamin Grant, urban design policy director at SPUR, talks with Heather Knight about the ways San Francisco will be permanently changed by coronavirus. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

25 MINAPR 2
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San Francisco After COVID-19

Is the Coronavirus Surge Still Coming?

Have we flattened the curve? Dr. Allison Bond, an infectious disease expert at UCSF, gives Heather Knight an inside view of San Francisco hospitals — which, so far, seem like a calm before a storm. | The latest on coronavirus: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

24 MINMAR 31
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Is the Coronavirus Surge Still Coming?

Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center

Ivy Lee, a legislative aide, is among the hundreds of City Hall staff members who've been spending long days inside Moscone Center to prepare for the expected surge in coronavirus cases. She talks to Heather Knight about San Francisco's readiness for a potential disaster. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 MINMAR 27
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Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center

Coronavirus: A Disaster for Small Businesses

EThe shutdown to stem the coronavirus outbreak has already destroyed some small businesses, including the one owned by Sharky Laguana, president of San Francisco's Small Business Commission, who talks to Heather Knight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27 MINMAR 25
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Coronavirus: A Disaster for Small Businesses

Treating Victims of S.F.’s Traffic Violence

Dr. Andre Campbell, a trauma surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital, regularly treats pedestrians and bicyclists mowed down by cars. He speaks with host Heather Knight about the uptick in mayhem on the streets and what can be done to reduce it. | For more: Doctor Campbell on the Coronavirus Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAR 13
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Treating Victims of S.F.’s Traffic Violence

Latest Episodes

San Francisco City Insider Is Moving

This podcast's timeline is ending, but the show will go on! Host Heather Knight is joining Audrey Cooper as co-host of the Chronicle's flagship podcast, Fifth & Mission, where she'll continue to interview newsmakers. And her patented Lightning Round is going with her. Subscribe to Fifth & Mission to keep listening. podfollow.com/fifth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2 MINAPR 11
Comments
San Francisco City Insider Is Moving

BART's Coming Off the Rails

Bevan Dufty, a member of the BART board of directors, discusses how the already struggling transit agency has seen a 94 percent plunge in ridership during the coronavirus pandemic and how it will ever recover. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

43 MINAPR 10
Comments
BART's Coming Off the Rails

How to Combat Shutdown Loneliness

Madeline Dangerfield-Cha, the co-founder of Mon Ami, a service that matches volunteers with isolated seniors, talks to Heather Knight about the epidemic of loneliness during our new coronavirus reality and gives tips on how to build connections. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 MINAPR 8
Comments
How to Combat Shutdown Loneliness

Glide in the Time of COVID-19

Karen Hanrahan, CEO and president of Glide, the famous Tenderloin church and social service provider, tells Heather Knight about the livestream church services and what coronavirus is teaching us about poverty. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINAPR 7
Comments
Glide in the Time of COVID-19

Homeless and Desperate

Kristie Fairchild, executive director of North Beach Citizens, talks about how more homeless people are seeking help since food and spare change from tourists and other passersby have dried up due to the coronavirus shutdown. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21 MINAPR 4
Comments
Homeless and Desperate

San Francisco After COVID-19

Cities have long weathered public health crises and emerged stronger because of them. Benjamin Grant, urban design policy director at SPUR, talks with Heather Knight about the ways San Francisco will be permanently changed by coronavirus. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

25 MINAPR 2
Comments
San Francisco After COVID-19

Is the Coronavirus Surge Still Coming?

Have we flattened the curve? Dr. Allison Bond, an infectious disease expert at UCSF, gives Heather Knight an inside view of San Francisco hospitals — which, so far, seem like a calm before a storm. | The latest on coronavirus: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

24 MINMAR 31
Comments
Is the Coronavirus Surge Still Coming?

Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center

Ivy Lee, a legislative aide, is among the hundreds of City Hall staff members who've been spending long days inside Moscone Center to prepare for the expected surge in coronavirus cases. She talks to Heather Knight about San Francisco's readiness for a potential disaster. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 MINMAR 27
Comments
Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center

Coronavirus: A Disaster for Small Businesses

EThe shutdown to stem the coronavirus outbreak has already destroyed some small businesses, including the one owned by Sharky Laguana, president of San Francisco's Small Business Commission, who talks to Heather Knight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27 MINMAR 25
Comments
Coronavirus: A Disaster for Small Businesses

Treating Victims of S.F.’s Traffic Violence

Dr. Andre Campbell, a trauma surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital, regularly treats pedestrians and bicyclists mowed down by cars. He speaks with host Heather Knight about the uptick in mayhem on the streets and what can be done to reduce it. | For more: Doctor Campbell on the Coronavirus Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAR 13
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Treating Victims of S.F.’s Traffic Violence
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