Stories from San Francisco and Beyond

Culture

Veteran radio reporter/storyteller Peter Finch and his friends hit the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond) looking for interesting stories to tell.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

Description:

Veteran radio reporter/storyteller Peter Finch and his friends hit the streets of the San Francisco Bay Area (and beyond) looking for interesting stories to tell.

Twitter:

@radiofinch

Language:

English


Episodes

Beautiful Princess (Episode 154)

6/1/2022
“The Beautiful Princess Of Never Come True” is a great song with a cool title, and a sweet origin story.

Duration:00:23:57

Chucklehead (Episode 153)

4/4/2022
A man from the UK flies to San Francisco on the spur of the moment to attend a house concert. This is why.

Duration:00:05:00

Gallop Girls (Episode 152)

3/13/2022
Many thanks to our favorite gallop girl, author of "A Damn Fine Hand," and Executive Director of Square Peg Foundation.

Duration:00:17:19

Wendy Tokuda

2/20/2022
On the 80th anniversary of the Japanese internment order, we look back at one family's experience.

Duration:00:06:51

Surf Iconoclast (Episode 151)

11/4/2021
Thoughts on crowded pandemic surf spots and his "Eco Warrior" surfboard from Surf_Iconoclast Mike Wallace.

Duration:00:04:03

Big Ol' Baptist, Big Ol' Gay (Episode 150)

7/28/2021
A life lived in two halves.

Duration:00:03:23

Alcatraz Bounce Back (Episode 149)

6/12/2021
One of San Francisco's most popular attractions slowly emerges from the pandemic.

Duration:00:06:30

Second Chance (Episode 148)

4/16/2021
Why Dave's Killer Bread hires people who've served time, and what that has lead to.

Duration:01:03:58

Dead Sound Guy (Episode 147)

1/15/2021
Long time Grateful Dead Engineer Dan Healy talks about one of the things that made the band's shows special.

Duration:00:19:26

Really? Spicoli? (Episode 146)

8/30/2020
Surfers unite to save the oceans.

Duration:00:20:54

Aaah! Alcatraz (Bill Baker)

6/11/2020
Former Alcatraz inmate Bill Baker shares a story from his time on “The Rock.”

Duration:00:06:34

Home Baked (Episode 145)

5/26/2020
As a kid she helped her mom deliver pot brownies to guys with AIDS.

Duration:00:19:11

Working for the Mouse (Episode 144)

5/12/2020
What happens when a young man realizes his childhood dream of working at Disneyland.

Duration:01:13:58

Poltzy

3/26/2020
Because today would have been opening day…

Duration:00:13:51

Rocky Raccoon

3/23/2020
The critter must have thought it was 4:20.

Duration:00:14:10

RIP Mal Sharpe

3/13/2020
Here's a tribute to our dear friend Mal Sharpe. He died Tuesday, March 10th, at the age of 83.

Duration:04:57:22

Feminist Pinball (Episode 143)

2/25/2020
Long a male-dominated activity, more women appear to be playing pinball.

Duration:00:13:57

Scamming the Scammers (Episode 142)

2/14/2020
Turns out it's a YouTube genre. Hackers messing with scammers.

Duration:00:22:21

Wendy Tokuda (Episode 141)

2/4/2020
We went to talk to long time Bay Area anchorwoman Wendy Tokuda about her parents having met at a Japanese Internment camp, and then the interview took an unexpected turn.

Duration:00:24:11

Movie Star (Episode 140)

12/20/2019
One of the stars of a major motion picture has found a higher calling in the Bay Area.

Duration:00:11:48