25 Best California News Podcasts

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The best California News podcasts from thousands of podcasts on the web and ranked by traffic, social media followers & freshness.Learn more

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California News Podcasts

Here are 25 Best California News Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. KQED's The California Report

KQED's The California Report San Francisco, California, US
KQED's statewide radio news program, providing daily coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting California and its diverse ...population.more
151.9K 92.9K 114.4K 5 episodes / week Avg Length 11 min
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2. National Review's Radio Free California Podcast

National Review's Radio Free California Podcast New York City, New York, US
A show about the perilous state of the Golden State and what that means for you, wherever you live. California is the hothouse lab of the Left, the na...tion-state creating the statist policies, art, and lifestyles of the future and generating the political dollars to make them a reality in a community near you. Hosts Will Swaim (California Policy Center) and David Bahnsen (The Bahnsen Group, Fox Business News commentator, conservative activist) beam this weekly show internationally, from mostly undisclosed pirate-radio platforms west of the Sierra Nevada.more
982K 346.3K 75.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 71 min
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3. The LA Report

The LA Report Pasadena, California, US
The LA Report is a daily roundup of KPCC and LAist reporters, discussing the top news stories in Los Angeles and Southern California. The LA Report is... a daily roundup of reporters discussing the top news stories in the L.A. region.more
90.9K 120.1K 25.8K 1 episode / day Avg Length 9 min Oct 2020
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4. The State of California

The State of California San Francisco, California, US
A daily deep dive into an issue of public policy or politics that's driving the conversation in California. Each day, we interview a guest who's a new...smaker, public official, or expert.more
39K 50.6K 5.1K 1 episode / day Avg Length 9 min
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5. KZYX News

KZYX News Philo, California, US
KZYX reporters cover local news for Mendocino County, California, Monday through Friday in six and a half minute reports. Featuring Sarah Reith, Sonia... Waraich, Michelle Blackwell, Jim Culp, Marty Durlin and Alicia Bales.more
4.1K 837 3 episodes / week Avg Length 7 min
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IT'S GOING DOWN It's Going Down is a digital community center for anarchist, anti-fascist, autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements. Our mission is ...to provide a resilient platform to publicize and promote revolutionary theory and action.more
29.3K 108.3K 16.9K 1 episode / month Avg Length 93 min Feb 2017
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7. The John Gerardi Show

The John Gerardi Show News and politics that focus on California's Central Valley. John is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School, the executive director of Right to Life ...of Central California, and the CEO of Obria Medical Clinics of Central California.more
2.6K 4 episodes / week Avg Length 39 min
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8. California Ag Today

California Ag Today Focused on keeping local farmers, ranchers, agribusiness men, and women up to date on agriculture industry issues that affect each state's rural e...conomy. Corryn La Rue is an agriculture reporter and 6th generation California farmer. Corryn is a former White House correspondent where she reported live during events like the U.S.-China phase one trade deal signing. Before she took over as a Bureau Chief in Washington D.C., Corryn graduated from Utah State University with two Bachelors’ of Science degrees: Agriculture Communications, and Journalism with a broadcast emphasis. Corryn completed ten internships in college, kickstarting her career in farm broadcasting. Her passion for journalism and rural mental health fuels her involvement in farm and ranch news. more
2K 410 4 episodes / week
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9. California Tree Nut Report

California Tree Nut Report  This program focuses on the Tree Nut producers needs and issues who care for two million acres of Nut Orchards which represent an annual revenue... stream of over $8 billion to the California farm economy.  This program is hosted by Patrick Cavanaugh the most respected Agribusiness journalist in California.  Whether it be radio news casts, magazines, podcasts or twitter, Patrick has been bringing farm news to California since 1985.   The California Tree Nut daily radio report is a program which has the backing of the Almond Board of California, California Walnut Commission and American Pistachio Growers.  more
2K 410 3 episodes / week
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10. SoCal in 17

SoCal in 17 Los Angeles, California, US
Southern Californians may be short on time but they are never short on curiosity. Every Friday, Spectrum News 1 political reporter and anchor Alex Coh...en gives listeners the important local news and information SoCal needs to know in one fell swoop. In just about 17 minutes, listeners will get informed on the issues affecting Southern California.more
21.1K 11.2K 20.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 28 min
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11. Voices: River City

Voices: River City Sacramento, California, US
Voices: River City is an independent, socialist news podcast based out of Sacramento, discussing California politics.
1.3K 1.8K 749 1 episode / week Avg Length 63 min
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12. The San Francisco Experience

The San Francisco Experience San Francisco, California, US
We are a 'deep dive' news podcast, for Americans who get their news from the Internet. Our mission is to give the listener succinct, fact-based analys...is both non-ideological and independent from a California, Silicon Valley perspective.more
46 188 3 episodes / week Avg Length 28 min
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13. John Wants Answers (Audio)

John Wants Answers (Audio) California, US
John Wants Answers is an exciting and topical news TV show airing live on KMVT (Mountain View, California) on Thursdays at 9:30 pm. This is the audio ...version of the video podcast.more
341 134 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 30 min
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14. California School News Radio

California School News Radio Claremont, California, US
The latest news about happenings at School Districts across California
5.8K 299 1 episode / week Avg Length 56 min
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15. California News on Fitness and Health

California News on Fitness and Health California, US
We discuss the latest challenges and news in California. As an example, we discuss the latest on the homeless crisis, fires, new legislation and more
6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 35 min
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16. SBLive California Podcast

SBLive California Podcast The SBLive California podcast is a weekly news and conversation podcast that covers the top high school sports stories across the Golden State. The sh...ow features prominent guests from across California and is hosted by SBLive reporter Connor Morrissette.more
11.6K 7.6K 9.5K 1 episode / month Avg Length 35 min
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17. California Cannabis Report

California Cannabis Report The destination for all the leading insights and news on the California cannabis industry and introductions to Emerald Triangle growers.
5 episodes / year Avg Length 64 min
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18. Southern California Real Estate Report

Southern California Real Estate Report San Diego, California, US
We cover Real Estate news in San Diego and Southern California. Topics include major developments, rents and current affairs.IPA (Income Property Advi...sors) has extensive experience in San Diego property management and construction management. We specialize in repositioning and stabilizing tenant occupancy through creating an operating budget and a marketing plan to achieve optimal market rents. We can also assist with identifying value-add opportunities for our investors and help in the acquisition and underwriting process.more
174 77 17 episodes / year Avg Length 14 min
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19. Downballot

Downballot California, US
Echoplex Media's hot take on news from The Bay Area and around California.
3.4K 381 3 episodes / month
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20. KVPR News Podcast

KVPR News Podcast California, US
Local news reports and interviews from KVPR, covering issues in Central California.
12 episodes / year
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21. Spidell's California Minute

Spidell's California Minute Anaheim, California, US
California tax news snippets from the leader in California tax law analysis — Dedicated to bringing you tips and hot topics that will save you time ...and save your clients money.more
1.3K 749 1 episode / week Avg Length 5 min Apr 2016
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California News Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering California News. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
LAist Studios laist.com 185
KQED npr.org 75
PowerTalk 96.7 (KALZ-FM) spreaker.com 60
KZYX News Department kzyx.org 59
Audacy omny.fm 55
Jim Herlihy thesanfranciscoexperiencepodcast.com 34
Spidell Publishing spidellpublishing.libsyn.com 17
Circle Of Insight Productions spreaker.com 16
Spectrum News 1 listennotes.com 13
Echoplex Media echoplexmedia.com 11
VOICES: River City voicesrivercity.podbean.com 9
Will Swaim, David L. Bahnsen nationalreview.com 7
It's Going Down itsgoingdown.org 5
Michelle Blackwell kzyx.org 4
John A. Vink podcasts.apple.com 3
Spectrum News listennotes.com 2
VMA PR buzzsprout.com 2
Will Swaim, Rick Reiff, Mark Moses, Thomas Buckley nationalreview.com 1
Will Swaim, Lance Christensen nationalreview.com 1
Spectrum News1 listennotes.com 1
Will Swaim, Jacob Huebert nationalreview.com 1
Will Swaim, David L. Bahnsen, Marc Joffe nationalreview.com 1
Will Swaim, David L. Bahnsen, Larry Benson nationalreview.com 1
Will Swaim, David L. Bahnsen, John Manly nationalreview.com 1
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