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Here is a selection of our past shows and more. You can listen to them here using the Flash player widget, or you can download them for your offsite listening pleasure.

Redwood City Saltworks - posturing and playing the media

May 18, 2010
Live From The Left Coast

Angie interviews Save The Bay's Stephen Knight on the latest developments in industrial giant Cargill's effort to rezone and develop the Redwood City Salt Ponds.

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New Orleans update / California Teachers Plight

February 18, 2010
Live From The Left Coast

Guest Sandy Rosenthal is the founder and executive director of Levees.org. Guest Lillian Taiz is with the California Faculty Association.

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September 16, 2009 Hour 2 - Making Sense of Immigration Reform

Live From The Left Coast

Angie talks with Lynn Tramonte of America's Voice and Eric Boehlert of Media Matters about the need for serious, unbiased immigration reform, untainted by partisan politics.

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October 7, 2009 Hour 2 - The Criminalization of Protest

Live From The Left Coast

An hour-long examination of the criminalization of protest, and how technology and social media - texting, Twitter, Facebook - is affecting the methods and policing of protest. With Jason Rosenbaum of The Seminal, writer Nancy Scola and General Counsel for The Center for Democracy and Technology, John Morris.

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October 29, 2009 Hour 1 - Congressman Grayson & The Money Bomb

Live From The Left Coast

Angie spends the hour with Congressman Alan Grayson discussing health care reform, FOX News, riling the Republicans and The Money Bomb.

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November 24, 2009 Hour 2 - Interview with Marion Nestle of Food Politics

Live From The Left Coast

Angie talks with Dr. Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University, and the author of 'Food Politics.' The Live Blog guests are Jill Richardson of La Vida Locavore, Christie Keith of Your Whole Pet at the San Francisco Chronicle and Helena Bottemiller of Food Safety News.

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July 2, 2009 Hour 2 - Aging Parents, facing the facts; best options

Live From The Left Coast

Guest Paula Span discusses her new book When the Time Comes, about caring for the elderly in humane, loving, and at the same time, economical ways.

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August 7, 2009 Hour 1 - Where Diet and Health Care Meet

Live From The Left Coast

Guest Host David Gans speaks with Professor Marion Nestle about the intersection of diet and healthcare. Profesor Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, and Professor of Sociology at New York University, and the author of Food Politics. Plus, Angie Coiro calls in from the wilds of Indiana...

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September 11, 2009 Hour 1 - What's Wrong with the Democrats?

Live From The Left Coast

Angie talks with the President of Democrats.com, Bob Fertik, about health care reform, the shift away from the Public Option by politicians like Nancy Pelosi, and the ramifications of Joe Wilson shouting at the President.Click the player below to listen to the show, or right-click here to download the MP3.

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October 2, 2009 Hour 1 - The Controversy over De-Clawing

Live From The Left Coast

A debate about the controversial practice of de-clawing cats, which has been made illegal in several cities across California but those laws could shortly be overturned. With Jack Aldrich of the San Francisco SPCA and Dr. Monica Thompson of the Feline Well-care Clinic and the Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City, CA.

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