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Join host Walter Thompson for The Golden City, a podcast that presents stories from San Francisco’s past, present and future. In each episode, Thompson and guests explore aspects of the city’s news, history and culture that often go overlooked. Whether you’re a native or a tourist, listen to the The Golden City, and you’ll learn something new about one of the most familiar cities on Earth.

Join host Walter Thompson for The Golden City, a podcast that presents stories from San Francisco’s past, present and future. In each episode, Thompson and guests explore aspects of the city’s news, history and culture that often go overlooked. Whether you’re a native or a tourist, listen to the The Golden City, and you’ll learn something new about one of the most familiar cities on Earth.
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Join host Walter Thompson for The Golden City, a podcast that presents stories from San Francisco’s past, present and future. In each episode, Thompson and guests explore aspects of the city’s news, history and culture that often go overlooked. Whether you’re a native or a tourist, listen to the The Golden City, and you’ll learn something new about one of the most familiar cities on Earth.

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English


Episodes

The Golden City E3 - San Francisco to Little Rock

9/18/2019
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In May 2015, I interviewed Chris Dumas as he was preparing to return to his birthplace of Little Rock, Arkansas after living in San Francisco for 12 years. In September 2019, we spoke again about his experiences readjusting to life in his hometown, moving from a cramped apartment to owning a house, and how he looks back on his time in SF.

Duration:00:47:53

The Golden City E2 - Tales From Mount Sutro

9/3/2019
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Mount Sutro's urban forest is the locus for several gripping tales, including a kidnapping, a forest fire, a rich man's greed, and a flock of hard-working professional goats. In this episode, journalist Eve Batey and artist Tim Ehhalt buckle in for multiple history lessons about one of the city's famed Seven Hills and bring listeners inside their Outer Sunset store, Avenues Dry Goods.

Duration:01:09:25

The Golden City E1 - The Notes

9/3/2019
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After I shared a photo on Twitter of a mysterious note I found taped to a utility pole in the Central Sunset, resident Pete Mummert let me know that he's been collecting these messages for years -- and had a personal encounter with the elusive artist.

Duration:00:33:32

The Golden City - Introduction

9/3/2019
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Join host Walter Thompson for The Golden City, a podcast that presents stories from San Francisco’s past, present and future. Each episode explores unique aspects of the city’s news, history and culture that often go overlooked. Whether you’re a native or a tourist, listen to the The Golden City, and you’ll learn something new about one of the most familiar cities on Earth.

Duration:00:02:43