City Visions A discussion of all things San Francisco!
City Visions

City Visions

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A discussion of all things San Francisco!

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City Visions: Oakland native Tommy Orange on his best-selling novel, 'There There'

Host Joseph Pace sits down with Oakland native and New York Times best-selling author, Tommy Orange.

City Visions: Oakland native Tommy Orange on his best-selling novel, 'There There'

City Visions: Why We're Eating Ocean Plastic

On July 8, 2019: Scientists estimate that over 8 million tons of plastic enter the world's oceans each year, wreaking havoc on marine life who become trapped in abandoned fishing nets or mistake plastic bags for food. Much of it breaks down into irretrievable tiny particles. Now some of this plastic is finding its way back into our food system, not as packaging, but inside our food and water.

City Visions: Psychiatrist Shaili Jain on PTSD and 'The Unspeakable Mind'

Stanford psychiatrist and trauma specialist, Dr. Shaili Jain joins host Joseph Pace to discuss her debut book, The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontlines of PTSD Science .

City Visions: Psychiatrist Shaili Jain on PTSD and 'The Unspeakable Mind'

City Visions: A New Age of Space Exploration

It's a New Age of Space Exploration. NASA is preparing for another manned trip to the moon. New technologies will be tested there in order to plan a much longer trip to Mars. Scientists are figuring out how to grow food, fuel, and pharmaceuticals in space.

City Visions: What is life like after incarceration?

Another in our series on criminal justice in the Bay Area, this show focuses on life after incarceration, or what's known as "reentry."

City Visions: Do you love avocado toast? Thank a hippie.

The next time you eat a piece of avocado toast, thank a hippie. It was the hippie movement that gave rise to so much of what we eat and take for granted today: tofu, yogurt, organic produce, farm to table, whole grain breads and so much more.

City Visions: What's it like for women in the restaurant industry?

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City Visions: Bay Area author Vanessa Hua on immigration, motherhood, and the American Dream

Host Ethan Elkind sits down with the author and San Francisco Chronicle columnist.

City Visions: Bay Area author Vanessa Hua on immigration, motherhood, and the American Dream

City Visions: Reforming California's drug rehabilitation industry

Host Joseph Pace and guests explore the "Wild West" of California's drug rehabilitation industry.

City Visions: College success without the scandal

The recent college admissions scandal highlighted the extreme, and in some cases, illegal efforts that wealthy parents will take to get their children into college. But what is the college admissions landscape like for students who don't have tutors or private admissions counselors? How do you afford college when tuition costs as much as $68,000 per year? Is college no longer attainable?

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