35 Best California Podcasts

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California Podcasts

Here are 35 Best California Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. 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 76.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 78 min
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2. 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 5.4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 9 min
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3. Insight

Insight Sacramento, California, US
Insight creates conversation to build community, exploring issues and events that connect people in our region. Insight covers breaking news and big i...deas, music, arts & culture with responsible journalism, civil discussion and diverse voices.more
36.4K 18.5K 14.6K 1 episode / day
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4. The California Report Magazine

The California Report Magazine San Francisco, California, US
Every week, The California Report Magazine takes you on a road trip for the ears: to visit the places and meet the people who make California unique. ...The in-depth storytelling podcast from the California Report.more
152.4K 93.1K 148.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 30 min
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5. Sunday Morning Newsmakers

Sunday Morning Newsmakers Glendale, California, US
The Award-Winning Sunday Morning Newsmakers with Larry Marino takes a unique look at the top local, regional and national political stories, including... a weekly update 'At The Heart of the Homeless Crisis.'more
14.6K 3.4K 1.8K 4 episodes / week Avg Length 13 min
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6. California Now Podcast

California Now Podcast California, US
The California Now Podcast explores the people and places that make California a unique travel experience. Host Soterios Johnson, veteran radio journa...list and former host of NPR's Morning Edition on WNYC in New York City, has recently moved to California and is using his journalism skills to learn every fascinating thing about his new home state. He interviews travel experts, chefs, local guides, and many others on his journey of discovery.more
1.9M 101.8K 666.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min
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7. Unlocking California Politics

Unlocking California Politics Los Angeles, California, US
Unlocking California Politics Podcast is your resource for politics, legislation, housing policy, and housing news from the California Association of ...REALTORS. Check out the latest episodes from C.A.R. experts who will give you their take on California politics, housing news and policies, and other top industry matters.more
71.2K 38.6K 14.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 43 min
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8. California Underground

California Underground San Diego, California, US
Whether you're a conservative, libertarian, moderate Democrat, or just someone with common sense, the California Underground Podcast is dedicated ...to pushing back on the extreme left that has overrun our state. We talk about California politics and some national politics and how we can implement common-sense solutions to help our beautiful state.more
877 29.2K 1 episode / day Avg Length 67 min
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9. Capitol Weekly Podcast

Capitol Weekly Podcast Sacramento, California, US
The Capitol Weekly Podcast covers California politics and public policy and features interviews with elected officials, staffers, advocates, analysts,... newsmakers, and even, -gasp- journalists.more
16.4K 1.7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 49 min
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10. LA Hispanic Republican Club Podcast

LA Hispanic Republican Club Podcast Glendale, California, US
Local News, Politics, and Current Events.
14.6K 3.4K 1.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 64 min
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11. 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 20.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min
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12. The Naked Truth Report Podcast

The Naked Truth Report Podcast Glendale, California, US
Since 2011, Kathleen Wells has been the host of The Kathleen Wells Show, a progressive political talk program heard on local radio. Kathleen is a nati...ve of Los Angelino and holds a BA in political science from UCLA and a law degree from UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall). Now, she is a conservative and a big-time Trump supporter. Kathleen takes the position that Democrats and Black politicians have destroyed Black America.more
14.6K 3.4K 1.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 48 min
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13. 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 774 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 63 min
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14. State of the Bay

State of the Bay San Francisco, California, US
We talk about the entire Bay Area and its connections to California and beyond. And as our show turns 30 years old, we figured it was the perfect time... to pick a name that reflects who we are and what we do.We'll keep bringing you live and local conversations with diverse voices. We'll talk about where we live and what matters most. About local and state politics. About Bay culture, homegrown innovations, and more.more
10.5K 6.5K 3.7K 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
1 episode / day Avg Length 31 min
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16. The Boating Hour Podcast

The Boating Hour Podcast Glendale, California, US
The Boating Hour with Captain Rick brings you the latest and greatest essential information about everything that sails, floats, or motors upon the hi...gh seas of Southern California. From landlubbers to old salts, there'll be something for everyone!more
14.6K 3.4K 1.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 25 min Jun 2020
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17. The Weekend Answer Podcast

The Weekend Answer Podcast Glendale, California, US
A one hour, fast-paced talk show on the week's biggest news, in Southern California and the nation with thought leaders and influencers from busin...ess, politics and media. Garrett Fahy, business litigation and election law attorney, former Senate Republic Caucus staffer, author, and radio hosts along with Jim 'Riggy' Righeimer, successful businessman, former Mayor, City Council member, Housing Commissioner and author.more
14.6K 3.4K 1.8K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 35 min
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18. History of California Podcast

History of California Podcast California, US
A history podcast by a history teacher from California exploring the history of his state.
1 episode / month Avg Length 42 min
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19. California Sun Podcast

California Sun Podcast California, US
The California Sun presents conversations with the people that are shaping and observing the Golden State
8.8K 16.7K 2.1K 1 episode / day Avg Length 30 min
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20. California Foodways

California Foodways California, US
For California Foodways, reporter Lisa Morehouse spends a lot of time in her car. She's on a kind of mission: to travel to every county in the sta...te, finding stories about food, agriculture, and most importantly the people that make both possible.more
1 episode / year Avg Length 10 min
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21. 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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22. Look West: How California is Leading the Nation

Look West: How California is Leading the Nation California, US
Look West - A unique view of the people representing you in the State Assembly who are leading California to a better future for all. A series of conv...ersations with California State Assembly members and the people they represent, the Look West podcast brings you a unique view of the people leading California to a better future for everyone.more
8.6K 16.2K 8.4K 1 episode / month Avg Length 26 min
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23. California True Crime

California True Crime California, US
A true crime podcast taking you through different stories and locations all around California. This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you... are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us.more
660 4.6K 1.2K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 60 min
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24. LA Weekly Weekly

LA Weekly Weekly Culver City, California, US
The LA Weekly Weekly Podcast is the definitive source of information for news, music, movies, restaurants, reviews, and events in Los Angeles.
9.8K 8.7K 1 episode / year Avg Length 40 min
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25. This Week in California Education | EdSource

This Week in California Education | EdSource Oakland, California, US
EdSource is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to clarify complex education issues and to promote thoughtful po...licy decisions about public school improvement.In This Week in California Education, EdSource editors and reporters discuss the most current issues in education across the state of California.more
14.7K 23.2K 4.1K
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26. California State Of Mind

California State Of Mind Sacramento, California, US
Join hosts Elizabeth Aguilera and Nicole Nixon as they examine, The California Experience through the lens of policy and politics. They'll help yo...u make sense of the biggest events happening in one of the largest economies in the world.more
36.4K 18.5K 14.6K
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27. PolitiFact California

PolitiFact California Sacramento, California, US
PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols discusses his latest fact-checks. PolitiFact California examines claims by elected officials, candidates,... groups and individuals who speak on matters of public importance.more
36.6K 18.5K 14.6K
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28. California Planning & Development Report

California Planning & Development Report Ventura, California, US
The podcast version of the California Planning & Development Report (www.cp-dr.com), the leading independent source of news and analysis for the urban... planning community in California. Covering policy, housing, transportation, finance, trends, and more.more
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29. Distilled California

Distilled California Distilled California is the distiller-driven podcast for the booze nerd. Join hosts Dylan Almendral and Ryan Freisen as we take a deep dive into the b...ottle. We discuss the history, legends, politics, and future of the California distilling industry from the ground up and distill what it means to be grain to glass in California. Ryan is a distiller and Vice President of the California Artisanal Distillers Guild. Dylan is a historian and writer.more
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30. Nooner Conversations

Nooner Conversations Scott Lay expands beyond his daily email newsletter by throwing a mic in his backpack to talk with cool folks about California Politics and Policy.

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31. The California Dream

The California Dream The Oxford English Dictionary defines a dream as 'a cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal'. What is the California dream? And how does it compare... and contrast to the American dream, or as many now understand it the American nightmare? Can California aspire to reach her dreams within an undemocratic and dysfunctional American system? Or should California chart her own course and determine her own destiny?Hi, my name is Darin Brown, and these are just some of the questions we'll be asking in our new podcast The California Dream.Let me tell you about some of what we have planned for the future. We'll discuss California history and culture. We'll talk to activists in the California independence campaign and keep you up to date on current events in the Calexit movement. We are also proud to host audio episodes of The California War, a new weekly video series that will recall the events leading to the American conquest of California on its 175-year anniversary. We'll interview authors and scholars whose work intersects with history, government, political theory, and international relations.So, if you want to learn more about California, or if you just care about the California dream, we'd love to have you subscribe and join us as we navigate through these truly unprecedented times.more
2 episodes / year Avg Length 39 min
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32. California Stories from MyWineRadio

California Stories from MyWineRadio California Stories from MyWineRadio.com is your podcast for the Best of California! We give you the coolest places to visit, fun things to do and we s...hare fun trivia. Each podcast features different stories about the people and places of California.more

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33. KVPR News Podcast

KVPR News Podcast California, US
Local news reports and interviews from KVPR, covering issues in Central California.

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34. Living in the Sprawl

Living in the Sprawl Los Angeles, California, US
10 million people, a couple hundred cities, unlimited possibilities. Host Jon Steinberg, a lifelong explorer, has made it his business to get into the... heart, mind and soul of Southern California. Every week we are going to explore the most interesting parts, history, food and culture that Southern California has to offer, and together, we are going to find out what is behind the greatest region in the city. Happy exploring!more
9 134 2 episodes / year Avg Length 24 min
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California Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering California. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Sunday Morning Newsmakers am870theanswer.com 60
Audacy omny.fm 55
Lisa Lowe livinginthesprawlpodcast.com 53
Look West: How California is Leading the Nation asmdc.org 48
CapRadio capradio.org 47
LA Hispanic Republican Club am870theanswer.com 29
KQED cms.megaphone.fm 19
The Weekend Answer am870theanswer.com 19
CAPITOLWEEKLY capitolweekly.net 16
Circle Of Insight Productions spreaker.com 16
Jeff Schechtman californiasun.libsyn.com 14
The Naked Truth Report omny.fm 14
California Underground podcasters.spotify.com 13
Spectrum News 1 listennotes.com 13
The Boating Hour with Captain Rick am870theanswer.com 12
Echoplex Media echoplexmedia.com 11
Jordan Mattox history-of-california-podcast.castos.com 9
VOICES: River City voicesrivercity.podbean.com 9
Will Swaim nationalreview.com 7
Ethan Elkind kalw.org 3
Visit California visitcalifornia.com 2
Spectrum News listennotes.com 2
VMA PR feeds.buzzsprout.com 2
Wendy Holcombe kalw.org 2
Anne Harper kalw.org 1
Chris Nooney kalw.org 1
Lisa Steinberg livinginthesprawlpodcast.com 1
Lisa Morehouse blubrry.com 1
D Minor kalw.org 1
Gillian Emblad kalw.org 1
Spectrum News1 listennotes.com 1
C.A.R. podcast soundcloud.com 1
Pablo Espinoza asmdc.org 1
emily weber asmdc.org 1
Connor Turcotte asmdc.org 1
Christian Anguiano asmdc.org 1
Brandon Goebel asmdc.org 1
New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/sociology 160
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/critical-theory 109
Justin Marshall sactownsports.com/category/podcast_results/?pr=c5944606-d4d6-4a3a-9253-adba016bb67e&pl=fa208304-eb5e-4409-8473-adba016d0f77&n=California+Sportsman+With+Sep+Hendrikson 90
Audacy audacy.com/knss/authors/steve-ted-mornings 85
Kqed kqed.org/forum 82
Kfi Am 640 (kfi-am) iheart.com/podcast/139-the-bill-handel-show-25012129 52
John Batchelor audioboom.com/channel/johnbatchelor 50
Et Soh epochtimes.com 49
Jim Rogers agnetwest.com 46
Accuweather accuweather.com 42
Pbs Newshour podbean.com/podcast-detail/rz6fs-44fc/PBS-NewsHour---Segments-Podcast 41
Ag Information Network Of The West aginfo.net/program/32/California-Ag-Today 38
Laist Studios laist.com/podcasts/the-la-report 37
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California Podcasts By US Region

Total 197 Podcasts. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
US Region No. of Podcasts
San Diego Podcasts 96
San Francisco Podcasts 57
Los Angeles Podcasts 34
Oakland Podcasts 10