Hockey fans across the Bay Area are hunkering down to watch the San Jose Sharks hit the ice and face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Stanley Cup. But have you ever thought about just how the ice you see on your TV gets made? Hint: it’s a lot more complicated than you think. The Specialist’s Casey Miner has more.
In what may be the weirdest topic I've ever done, on the June 5, 2015 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with Maia Bee, who, for $70 cleans dogs teeth without anesthesia, while vets charge up to $1,000.
On the May 10th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with professor Robert McChesney the coauthor of the new book “People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.”
After two years in San Francisco, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project is now collaborating with groups in Oakland, Fremont, Alameda and Berkeley. The project doesn't just crunch the numbers on the housing crisis, it documents the stories behind those numbers.
On the April 3, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, Topic 1 is what it's really like to be a cutting-edge medical researcher. I talk with Dr. Neil Risch who is a researcher at UCSF and the president of the American Society for Human Genetics.
Are dog catchers really the cold, heartless monsters portrayed in kids' movies? In today’s installment of the occasional feature on Work with Marty Nemko, What’s it really like to be a …. I talk with Mike Holland, who for eight years was a a dog catcher, I should say, Animal Control Officer in the Bay Area.
On the Mar 13, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with a cutting edge PR expert, Peter Himler. Long gone are the days when PR consisted of a press release. If you or someone you care about is running a small business, you should find this segment of particular interest.
In the Bay Area, one strategy for dealing with the housing shortage is to try to build ourselves out. But brand new housing can be too expensive for middle- and working-class people to move into. In San Francisco, it now costs $700,000-800,000 to build a new unit. That’s forced many developers in the area to ask if there is a way to build more quickly and for less money. There is. It’s the same way we build anything more efficiently—by using factories.
On the March 6, 2016 edition of Work with Marty Nemko, I talk with a preeminent trial lawyer but not mainly about lawyering...about the emotional toll on them and other high-status professionals. He is Gary Gwilliam.