A weekly podcast that delivers the best Bay Area news stories from KQED News directly to your ears. There’s a lot of news happening, and it can be easy to tune out or miss what’s going on outside of Washington D.C. Make sure you don’t miss the voices and stories that are important to your community. New episodes every weekend.
Let’s Take a Dip in the (San Jose) Shark Tank
Baseball season might be getting all the press, but the San Jose Sharks aren't ready for hockey to end quite yet.
Who Has the ‘Opportunity’ to Attend the Best Schools in Oakland?
There are a lot of ways that wealthier, more in-the-know parents have a leg up on getting their kids into the city's top schools.
‘It’s Amazing’: The Power of Showing Up After the New Zealand Mosque Shootings
How do you cope when at least 50 people were gunned down for sharing your faith? Support from people outside the community helps.
Wakey Wakey! Digging Into the Science of ‘Spring Forward’
Switching to daylight saving time doesn't just cost us an hour of sleep. It has real physiological consequences, according to researchers.
How the Black Panthers’ Politically Charged House Band Shifted Funk Music
The Bay Area band The Lumpen only recorded two songs in the 1970s, but the groups’ music had a lasting impact on funk music, thank in part to its loyalty to its parent organization, The Black Panther Party.
Boogity Boogity Boogity! Are Electric Cars the Future of Auto Racing?
Electric cars are already all over Bay Area roads. Could Bay Area race tracks be next?
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Nice mix of interesting
They discuss all kinds of interesting topics. For example, I just listened to a discussion about Formula E cars which are the future of race cars - using electric engines.
I listened to the Saturday, March 24, 2018 episode and I’m hooked. Concise while being thorough... engaging... I loved it and look forward to listening to more Q’ED UP podcasts.
Although focused in California, this podcast is engaging and discusses important stories of individuals. My favorite series was about the trial of Marvin Munch and the interviews of the unseen homeless.