California Politics Podcast


The Golden State's longest running political podcast, launched in 2006. Hosted by John Myers, Sacramento bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.


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Title: The Bootleg Episode: Live from the LA Times Festival of Books

The Bootleg Episode: Live from the LA Times Festival of Books

April 14th, 2019

The California Politics Podcast remains on hiatus while we determine its long-term fate (we're working on it). In the meantime, a special episode as we… Go to Episode

January 25: From California to the White House

January 25th, 2019

This week, we discuss Sen. Kamala Harris' entry into the 2020 presidential race. We also look at the intense political challenges over wildfire policy… Go to Episode

January 7: California's 40th Governor

January 8th, 2019

This week's episode: Gov. Gavin Newsom takes office and immediately offers major policy proposals on healthcare and education. We discuss those efforts… Go to Episode

December 30: A Governor Like None Other

December 30th, 2018

This week: A conversation with Gov. Jerry Brown, California's longest-serving governor, who exits the political stage on Jan. 7. Hear excerpts of a conversation… Go to Episode