On this edition of Your Call, we’re rebroadcasting our conversation about Totally Under Control, a documentary that exposes the Trump administration’s failed response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Filmmaker Alex Gibney says it was a system-wide collapse caused by a profound dereliction of leadership.

Families Being Evicted Say They Have Nowhere To Go

Sep 3, 2020

  On this edition of Your Call, we’re continuing our coverage of the eviction crisis. On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will invoke its authority to stop evictions through the end of the year. The order applies to individuals making less than $99,000 or less in income, or couples filing jointly with $198,000 or less. Those who are eligible must present their landlords with a declaration, which will be available on the CDC’s website tomorrow. 


On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with Dr. Dena Grayson about the status of COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and a national strategy.

The Latest Updates On COVID-19: What Do You Want To Know?

Apr 1, 2020
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  On this edition of Your Call, we’ll take your questions about the coronavirus with an epidemiologist and medical expert.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing how and where people in the Bay Area can get tested for COVID-19. Later in the show, we’ll discuss the overwhelming requests for test kits across the country. As the country ramps up testing, the number of cases will drastically increase, according to public health officials.

California Halts Prison Gang Peacemaking Effort

Sep 25, 2019
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California prison officials have halted an effort aimed at forcing warring prison gangs to get along with each other after the inmates wound up brawling and even rioting when placed together in prison recreation yards, officials told The Associated Press.

Sharyn Morrow

According to the CDC, three out of four people addicted to heroin started out on a prescription opioid. Host Joseph Pace addresses the perils of opioid use - and abuse - with Dr. Anna Lembke of Stanford University School of Medicine, author of the book Drug Dealer, M.D.

City Visions: How doctors fueled the opioid epidemic

Nov 28, 2016

According to the CDC, three out of four people addicted to heroin started out on a prescription opioid.

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On today’s Your Call we talk about the health effects of long-term sleep loss and what role race and economics play.

Cannabis News Roundup: 07.31.15

Jul 31, 2015
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Attorney Haig resigns… “pot probably safer than heroin”… CBD “appears safe”…  Nevada gets first dispensary… Opinions…  and more.


Federal agencies cannot use Oakland police for cannabis raids //   The action directly relates to the 2012 raid on Oaksterdam University and related businesses.


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