Radio Schedule

The Commonwealth Club of California is the oldest continuous radio program in the United States. You can hear Club programs on more than 230 public and commercial stations throughout the United States.

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In the Northern California Area, tune in to:

  • KQED (88.5FM in San Francisco) Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 a.m.

  • KQEI (89.3FM in Sacramento) Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 a.m.

  • KALW (91.7FM in San Francisco) Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

  • KLIV (1590AM in San Jose) Thursdays at 7 p.m.

  • KRCB (91FM in Rohnert Park) Sundays at 9 p.m.

 

The content listed below airs on KQED Radio, 88.5 FM, in San Francisco as well as on more than 230 radio stations nationwide and via podcast and CD.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KQED 88.5 FM air on Friday nights at 8 p.m.

 

Radio Schedule for KQED 88.5FM in San Francisco and the National Feed:

 
Broadcast Date Program  Recording Date
Friday, August 27 Hank Paulson: Dealing with China April 28
Friday, September 4 Gary Hart: The Republic on Conscience July 28
Friday, September 11 U.C. President Janet Napolitano Interviews Charlotte Jacobs, M.D. August 19
Friday,  September 18 Dr. Ben Carson, Republican Presidental Candidate September 8
Friday, September 25 Jeh Johnson: Security Challenges Confronting the Homeland September 15

 

The content listed below airs on KLIV Radio, 1590 AM,  in San Jose. many of the programs we run on KLIV are produced by the Club's Silicon Valley office in San Jose.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KLIV 1590 AM air on Thursday nights at 7 p.m.

Radio Schedule for KLIV 1590AM in San Jose:

 

BROADCAST DATE PROGRAM RECORDING DATE
Thursday, August 27 U.C. President Janet Napolitano Interviews Charlotte Jacobs, M.D. August 19
Thursday, September 3  A Debate on Treating Mental Illness: Should We Bring Back Asylums? July 22
Thursday, September 10 Design & Tech with John Maeda August 13
Thursday, September 17 Pope Francis: Climate Changer? September 10
Thursday,  September 24 Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos, in Conversation with Sal Khan September 10

 

 

Content listed below airs on KRCB Radio, 91.0 FM, in Rohnert Park. KRCB airs Climate One programs only. Climate One is a division of The Commonwealth Club that focuses on climate change issues.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KRCB 91FM air on Sunday nights at 9 p.m

Radio Schedule for KRCB 91FM in Rohnert Park:

 
BROADCAST DATE PROGRAM RECORDING DATE
Sunday, August 30 Weather Whiplash March 3
Sunday, September 6 Hank Paulson: Dealing with China April 28
Sunday, September 13 EPA Chief Gina McCarthy May 13
Sunday, September 20 Hacking the Climate May 8
Sunday, September 27 Pope Francis: Climate Changer? September 10

 

Content listed below airs on KALW Radio, 91.7 FM, in San Francisco. The Commonwealth Club's Inforum division exclusively broadcasts its events on KALW.

All Commonwealth Club Inforum broadcasts on KALW air Tuesday nights at 7 p.m.; however, they do not air every single week. Refer to the dates listed below.

Radio Schedule for KALW 91.7FM in San Francisco:

 
BROADCAST DATE PROGRAM RECORDING DATE
Tuesday, September 1 Design & Tech with John Maeda August 13
Tuesday, September 15 Linda Rottenberg in Conversation with Reid Hoffman: Think Big October 23
Tuesday, September 22 Nick Carr: An Automated World October 8