Radio Schedule

Hear Club programs on more than 230 public and commercial stations throughout the United States.

NOTE: Bookmark this page and check back often; broadcast topics and dates may change.

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, December 19 An Evening with Jacques Pépin October 8
Friday, December 26 John Cleese - Monty Pyhton Actor and Comedian November 17
Friday, January 2 An Evening with Kathleen Turner December 8
Friday, January 9 Andrew Young: Answering the Call for Leadership December 4
Friday, January 16 Tavis Smilely September 24


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:


Thursday, December 18 Geo for Good December 3
Thursday, December 25 Eric Metaxas: Do You Believe in Miracles? October 29
Thursday, January 1 Betsy Andrews, Executive Editor, Saveur Magazine November 6
Thursday, January 8 Francis Fukuyama: Political Order and Decay October 21
Thursday, January 15 John Lanchester in Conversation with Michael Lewis October 14



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:

Sunday, December 21 Powering Innovation September 15
Sunday, December 28 U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz October 23
Sunday, January 4 Climate Cartoons July 8
Sunday, January 11 Part One: Climate Denial December 16
Sunday. January 18  Dr. Jane Lubchenco: The Stephen Schneider Award December 16


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:

Tuesday, December 23 Nick Carr: An Automated World October 8
Tuesday, December 30 Linda Rottenberg in Conversation with Reid Hoffman:  Think Big December 9
Tuesday, January 6 An Evening with Jared Diamond December 9