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Rising Drug Overdoses in SF, Rebuilding After Wildfires and "Mr. Jiu's in Chinatown" Writer Tienlon Ho

Tubbs Fire Destruction in the Coffey Park Neighborhood
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Tubbs Fire Destruction in the Coffey Park Neighborhood

We dig into the alarming rise in drug overdoses in San Francisco, followed by a conversation about whether and how to rebuild after wildfires and close with an interview of "Mr. Jiu's in Chinatown" writer Tienlon Ho.

Host Grace Won talks with Dr. Phillip Coffin about the alarming rise in drug overdoses in San Francisco.

Plus, we’ll delve into the complicated issue of whether and how homeowners should rebuild after losing their homes to wildfires.

And, Grace Won talks with Tienlon Ho about her new cookbook, Mr. Jiu’s in Chinatown.

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Host: Grace Won
Producers: Chris Nooney and Wendy Holcombe

Guests:
Segment 1: Dr. Phillip Coffin, Director of Substance Use Research at the San Francisco Department of Public Health

Segment 2: Robert Olshansky, co-author of Rebuilding for a Resilient Recovery: Planning in California's Wildland Urban Interface and Jennifer Gray Thompson, Executive Director of Rebuild North Bay Foundation

Segment 3: Tienlon Ho, co-author of Mr. Jiu's in Chinatown