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Local Bay Area issues, with listener participation, every Monday at 7pm

Latest Episodes

City Visions: The Case Against the Electoral College

In two out of the last five Presidential elections, the winner of our country’s popular vote lost the Electoral College and the race for President. Could that happen again? What would Presidential campaigns look like for Californians if Democrats and Republicans had to fight for every vote? Is it time to scrap the Electoral College? Our guest Bill Petrocelli thinks so. Host Joseph Pace will also be talking to law professor Lara Bazelon about Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett and to Avery

59 min1 d ago
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City Visions: The Case Against the Electoral College

City Visions: RBG Remembrance/California Prop 16 Debate

Grace Won speaks with Santa Clara University Law professor Margaret Russell about the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who died on Friday at age 87. Then, we hear from both a proponent and opponent of proposition 16, which seeks to reinstate affirmative action in California.

59 min1 w ago
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City Visions: RBG Remembrance/California Prop 16 Debate

City Visions: Will Prop 15 Succeed in Amending Prop 13?

Do you understand what Prop 15's proposed 'split roll' is? On our next show, we will dig into this question and examine the arguments for and against Prop 15. Is it an appropriate amendment to Prop 13, as supporters claim, or a deliberate weakening of an important protection for property owners?

60 min2 w ago
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City Visions: Will Prop 15 Succeed in Amending Prop 13?

City Visions: Bay Area Activists Volunteer for Out-of-State Races

Beyond the Presidential ballot, thirty-three Senate races, hundreds of House seats and the control of 86 state legislative chambers hang in the balance this November. Local Bay Area activists are not leaving anything up to chance as they harness local dollars and volunteers to help turn out the vote. On Monday, we'll hear from representatives of Indivisible, Sister District and Airlift about their work. We'll also get an update on breaking news and visit with a musician bringing live music to

59 minAUG 28
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City Visions: Bay Area Activists Volunteer for Out-of-State Races

City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election

As the United States reckons with our history of racism and a pandemic that is disproportionately impacting people of color, race promises to feature front and center in this year's election. But can Democrats talk about race and still win?

58 minAUG 25
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City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election

City Visions: Congressman Eric Swalwell, COVID Updates and Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh

On the next City Visions, East Bay Congressman - and former presidential candidate - Eric Swalwell will talk about protecting our elections, providing covid relief, and fighting corruption, among other topics. We will also feature our regular COVID update with Chronicle Health Reporter Erin Allday and UCSF doctor Peter Chin-Hong, as well as the comedy of local favorite, Zahra Noorbakhsh. Guests: Erin Allday - Health Reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle Dr. Peter Chin-Hong - Infectious

59 minAUG 17
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City Visions: Congressman Eric Swalwell, COVID Updates and Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh

City Visions: MUNI's Jeff Tumlin On How Public Transportation Will Survive

“Is it safe to take the bus?” That’s the question on people’s minds as we enter into the seventh month of the pandemic in the Bay Area. With ridership down, revenue across all Bay Area transit agencies has taken a huge hit that they may never recover from. Host Ethan Elkind talks to Jeff Tumlin, the director of the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency, about how MUNI is coping with all of these changes and planning for the future.

58 minAUG 11
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City Visions: MUNI's Jeff Tumlin On How Public Transportation Will Survive

City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

According to federal data, African Americans and Latinos are three times as likely as white Americans to become infected with COVID-19 and twice as likely to die from the virus. Similar disparities persist in California. We'll talk about what accounts for the numbers and how to improve the health of local communities of color amid the pandemic, and after.

59 minAUG 3
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City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

While protests against police violence are making headlines, less attention has been paid to an issue that affects the lives and livelihoods of black people every day... racism in the workplace. On our next program, we'll hear stories about how racism has persisted for working black Americans and consider ways to address it.

59 minJUL 27
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City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

On July 17, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the majority of schools in California will have to revert to distance learning as coronavirus case numbers rise. How have schools prepared over the summer for more online learning? What can families expect and will the state's most vulnerable children fall further behind?

58 minJUL 20
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City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

Latest Episodes

City Visions: The Case Against the Electoral College

In two out of the last five Presidential elections, the winner of our country’s popular vote lost the Electoral College and the race for President. Could that happen again? What would Presidential campaigns look like for Californians if Democrats and Republicans had to fight for every vote? Is it time to scrap the Electoral College? Our guest Bill Petrocelli thinks so. Host Joseph Pace will also be talking to law professor Lara Bazelon about Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett and to Avery

59 min1 d ago
Comments
City Visions: The Case Against the Electoral College

City Visions: RBG Remembrance/California Prop 16 Debate

Grace Won speaks with Santa Clara University Law professor Margaret Russell about the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who died on Friday at age 87. Then, we hear from both a proponent and opponent of proposition 16, which seeks to reinstate affirmative action in California.

59 min1 w ago
Comments
City Visions: RBG Remembrance/California Prop 16 Debate

City Visions: Will Prop 15 Succeed in Amending Prop 13?

Do you understand what Prop 15's proposed 'split roll' is? On our next show, we will dig into this question and examine the arguments for and against Prop 15. Is it an appropriate amendment to Prop 13, as supporters claim, or a deliberate weakening of an important protection for property owners?

60 min2 w ago
Comments
City Visions: Will Prop 15 Succeed in Amending Prop 13?

City Visions: Bay Area Activists Volunteer for Out-of-State Races

Beyond the Presidential ballot, thirty-three Senate races, hundreds of House seats and the control of 86 state legislative chambers hang in the balance this November. Local Bay Area activists are not leaving anything up to chance as they harness local dollars and volunteers to help turn out the vote. On Monday, we'll hear from representatives of Indivisible, Sister District and Airlift about their work. We'll also get an update on breaking news and visit with a musician bringing live music to

59 minAUG 28
Comments
City Visions: Bay Area Activists Volunteer for Out-of-State Races

City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election

As the United States reckons with our history of racism and a pandemic that is disproportionately impacting people of color, race promises to feature front and center in this year's election. But can Democrats talk about race and still win?

58 minAUG 25
Comments
City Visions: Ian Haney López On Race, Class And The 2020 Election

City Visions: Congressman Eric Swalwell, COVID Updates and Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh

On the next City Visions, East Bay Congressman - and former presidential candidate - Eric Swalwell will talk about protecting our elections, providing covid relief, and fighting corruption, among other topics. We will also feature our regular COVID update with Chronicle Health Reporter Erin Allday and UCSF doctor Peter Chin-Hong, as well as the comedy of local favorite, Zahra Noorbakhsh. Guests: Erin Allday - Health Reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle Dr. Peter Chin-Hong - Infectious

59 minAUG 17
Comments
City Visions: Congressman Eric Swalwell, COVID Updates and Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh

City Visions: MUNI's Jeff Tumlin On How Public Transportation Will Survive

“Is it safe to take the bus?” That’s the question on people’s minds as we enter into the seventh month of the pandemic in the Bay Area. With ridership down, revenue across all Bay Area transit agencies has taken a huge hit that they may never recover from. Host Ethan Elkind talks to Jeff Tumlin, the director of the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency, about how MUNI is coping with all of these changes and planning for the future.

58 minAUG 11
Comments
City Visions: MUNI's Jeff Tumlin On How Public Transportation Will Survive

City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

According to federal data, African Americans and Latinos are three times as likely as white Americans to become infected with COVID-19 and twice as likely to die from the virus. Similar disparities persist in California. We'll talk about what accounts for the numbers and how to improve the health of local communities of color amid the pandemic, and after.

59 minAUG 3
Comments
City Visions: COVID Exposes Racial Health Gap In Bay Area

City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

While protests against police violence are making headlines, less attention has been paid to an issue that affects the lives and livelihoods of black people every day... racism in the workplace. On our next program, we'll hear stories about how racism has persisted for working black Americans and consider ways to address it.

59 minJUL 27
Comments
City Visions: Racism in the workplace, musician Mia Pixley, and a COVID update

City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall

On July 17, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the majority of schools in California will have to revert to distance learning as coronavirus case numbers rise. How have schools prepared over the summer for more online learning? What can families expect and will the state's most vulnerable children fall further behind?

58 minJUL 20
Comments
City Visions: More Distance Learning for Schools in the Fall
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