City Visions: Are we close to a cure for aging?
What if we could end aging and prevent age-related diseases? Joseph Pace and guests explore recent advances in aging and longevity research.
City Visions: Governor Brown's Senior Adviser Discusses Priorities
As the Bay Area grapples with skyrocketing housing costs and choking traffic, what is Governor Jerry Brown and the state government doing to help? Ethan Elkind is one-on-one with Ken Alex, senior adviser to Governor Brown and head of the state's Office of Planning and Research, the agency that helps set land use policy.
Confronting Tech's Gender Problem
City Visions host Ethan Elkind speaks with guests about the struggles faced by women in the technology sector.
City Visions: Why the Summer of Love Matters
Fifty years ago this summer, 100,000 young people flooded San Francisco in what was called "The Summer of Love." Guest host Grace Won revisits this era with those charged with commemorating it. From psychedelic rock posters, to fringed leather jackets, to the music of local bands like the Grateful Dead, we will cover the art, music, and politics of the counterculture. Why was San Francisco the epicenter of this countercultural movement? What is its legacy? This program is produced in partnership with the California Historical Society as part of its efforts to recognize the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love . Visit to learn about what more than 50 cultural organizations around the state are doing to remember the historic spring and summer of 1967. Producer: Wendy Holcombe Guests: Jill D'Alessandro - Co-curator of the DeYoung Museum exhibit, " The Summer of Love Experience: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll ." Curator of Textile Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Eric
California braces for deep environmental cuts
March 27, 2017: The budget proposal released by the Trump Administration earlier this month outlines deep and unprecedented cuts across many federal agencies. At the top of the list is the Environmental Protection Agency, slated for a 31% cut.
City Visions: VisionSF - Celebrating Bay Area innovators driving social and economic change
Joseph Pace and guests explore the San Francisco Chronicle's VisionSF, a program honoring Bay Area leaders in social justice and innovation.
City Visions: California Hate Groups on the Rise
On March 13, 2017: In 2016, California acquired the dubious distinction of having the most hate groups of any state in the country. Hate group activity is clearly on the rise in 2017, with bomb threats against Jewish organizations and white supremacists recruiting on college campuses as never before. Host Joseph Pace and guests explore what's fueling the rise in hate group activity here in California and across the country. Guests : Seth Brysk , Central West Coast Director of the Anti-Defamation League Josh Harkinson , Senior Reporter for Mother Jones Robert C. Smith , Professor of Political Science, San Francisco State University Produced by: Anne Harper
City Visions: Navigating the new immigration landscape
Host Ethan Elkind and guests discuss the new landscape of immigration under the Trump administration.
City Visions: The Year in Architecture
Host Joseph Pace and a panel of experts look at San Francisco's changing urban landscape and the most notable - and most controversial - development projects of 2017. Are any of these new buildings architecturally significant? Can architecture be used to help the city's social problems? And how is all this new construction fitting in with San Francisco's existing architectural ecosystem?
City Visions: "Where is Here" art and the politics of place
City Visions: Restoring trust in the media in the “post-fact era”
Ethan Elkind and guests explore America's escalating distrust in the media. How are the economics of journalism, “fake news”, politicians and partisan news sources undermining our trust in the press?
City Visions: Citizen Science in Action
On January 30, 2017: With rates of extinction accelerating, ordinary people are taking part in extraordinary scientific efforts. Joseph Pace interviews Mary Ellen Hannibal about her latest book, Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction and Allen Fish, Director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory. Learn about citizen science projects going on in your neck of the woods - no science degree required! Guests : Mary Ellen Hannibal , author of Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction Allen Fish , Director of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory Produced by: Anne Harper
City Visions: Is our democracy in danger?
When he took the oath of office on Friday, Donald Trump swore to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America to the best of his ability. But what about our democracy?
City Visions: YIMBYs add new voice to affordable housing fight
The emergent "Yes In My Backyard" (or YIMBY) movement and its well-established opposition both come out of the progressive left.
City Visions: Does sugar kill? Gary Taubes thinks so.
29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and more than one-third of US adults are obese. The question is why?
City Visions: Celebrating 25 Years in San Francisco
On December 12, 2016, h ost Joseph Pace and guests celebrate City Visions' 25th anniversary and discuss the most defining trends and moments of San Francisco history over the past 25 years. W hat was happening when City Visions debuted in December 1991? Well, San Francisco was in the thick of the AIDS epidemic and effective therapies were years away, incumbent Mayor Art Agnos had just been defeated by former Police Chief Frank Jordan and the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in San Francisco was a whopping $1000 a month. Trends over the past 25 years include rising costs of housing, increasing income inequality, progress toward marriage equality and physical improvements to San Francisco's waterfront, among other topics.
City Visions: How will Trump's first 100 days impact the Bay Area?
Even though Bay Area voters chose Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a huge margin, on January 20th Donald Trump will become president of all of America, including California.
City Visions: How doctors fueled the opioid epidemic
According to the CDC, three out of four people addicted to heroin started out on a prescription opioid.
City Visions: How the GOP plans to take back California
California hasn’t always been the Democratic stronghold it is now. In fact, between the years of 1952 and 1988, Republican candidates won the state in nearly every presidential election. City Visions host Ethan Elkind and guests discuss the future of the Republican Party in California.
What Will California Voters Decide?
November 7, 2016: While the Presidential race has dominated the headlines, Bay Area ballots brim with 17 State propositions, in addition to the U.S. Senate, House and California State races. Host Joseph Pace and guests provide special coverage of the 2016 Election and explore the biggest decisions facing California voters on Election Day. Guests : Mark DiCamillo , Director of The Field Poll Joe Garofoli , San Francisco Chronicle Senior Political Writer Ben Trefny , KALW Public Radio News Director Producer : Anne Harper