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Bay Curious
Bay Curious is a show about your questions – and the adventures you find when you go looking for the answers. Join host Olivia Allen-Price to explore all aspects of the San Francisco Bay Area – from the debate over "Frisco", to the dinosaurs that once roamed California, to the causes of homelessness. Whether you lived here your whole life, or just arrived, Bay Curious will deepen your understanding of this place you call home.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 576 ratings
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I have listened to Elvis for more than 20 years. And Danielle that is not a Bronx laugh, that’s a Jersey laugh. My Bronx born ears are screaming. I moved out of N.Y. years ago and your laugh still makes me want to jump off a building. Even 3000 miles away.
Starbucksventi via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/25/20
I grew up in San Mateo then left for 20 years and came back a few years ago. I always considered it “just another suburb” but the episodes really bring to life the vibrant history and culture of this suburb town. I’m enjoying the mix of history, cultural and current event episodes. Sometimes I...Read full review »
SohoDragonGirl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/21/20
Great but needs a new theme song!
Love this show but it’s hard to binge when the theme song is so grating on repeat listens. It actually keeps me from tuning in sometimes. On a positive note, the episodes are well-researched and interesting!
Poddammit via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/02/20
Recent Episodes
Bay Curious listeners Alex Kornblum, 8, and his dad, Heath Kornblum, were talking about their drinking water when they landed on this question: How long does it take for water to get from Hetch Hetchy to San Francisco? And how far does it travel? Resources mentioned in this episode: How Hetch...
Published 07/02/20
Last year, this question won a public voting round on BayCurious.org: "The Fillmore district used to be known as the Harlem of the West. What's the story behind what happened to the city's once vibrant Black community and culture?" In this episode we explore the rise of the Fillmore as a cultural...
Published 06/25/20
Juneteenth celebrations in the Bay Area are some of the largest, and longest-running in California. We offer a quick primer on the history of Juneteenth locally, and explore the legacy of Rachel Townsend, an activist and organizer who kept the Juneteenth spirit alive in San Francisco for years....
Published 06/18/20
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