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The San Francisco Chronicle's flagship news podcast features editor in chief Audrey Cooper discussing the biggest Bay Area stories of the day with Chronicle journalists and newsmakers.

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The San Francisco Chronicle's flagship news podcast features editor in chief Audrey Cooper discussing the biggest Bay Area stories of the day with Chronicle journalists and newsmakers.

    Is San Francisco the Next New York?

    Is San Francisco the Next New York?

    The epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic is New York City, where officials acted more slowly than the Bay Area to shut down businesses and schools. Health reporter Erin Allday and Audrey Cooper talk about whether we’ve escaped the worst of the outbreak, or if New York’s overwhelmed hospitals and dramatic death counts are a harbinger of what’s to come. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 21 min
    SF City Insider: Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center

    SF City Insider: Inside San Francisco's Emergency Command Center

    In this episode of the San Francisco City Insider podcast, Ivy Lee, a legislative aide who’s 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, talks to Heather Knight about San Francisco's readiness for a potential disaster. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 23 min
    Mortgages on Hold — Is Rent next?

    Mortgages on Hold — Is Rent next?

    Gov. Gavin Newsom announces new relief for people struggling to pay their mortgages due to the coronavirus and subsequent shutdowns. Alexei Koseff discusses those efforts, plus what tenant advocates are demanding from the governor. Also: The latest on testing and data collection from California officials who have struggled with both. | Get unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 18 min
    Is Your Check in the Mail?

    Is Your Check in the Mail?

    Congress is on the brink of passing a historic $2 trillion aid package that could mean cash payments to some Americans, loans for big and small businesses and an expansion of unemployment benefits. Dustin Gardiner joins Audrey Cooper to discuss what is happening in Washington. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod
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    • 21 min
    Is S.F.’s “Powder Keg” About to Explode?

    Is S.F.’s “Powder Keg” About to Explode?

    Reporter Jason Fagone on Laguna Honda Hospital, a nursing home full of some of the state’s most vulnerable people. It's struggling to determine the full size of its coronavirus outbreak after two nurses there tested positive. | Get unlimited Chronicle access.
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    • 23 min
    SF City Insider: Disaster for Small Businesses

    SF City Insider: Disaster for Small Businesses

    `In this episode of San Francisco City Insider, Heather Knight talks to Sharky Laguana, president of San Francisco's Small Business Commission, about how the shutdown to stem the coronavirus outbreak has already destroyed some small businesses, including his own.
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    • 27 min

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