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 throughout the United States.

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The Club has four different radio program feeds:

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

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

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

  • (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 nationwide and via 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:

KQED Broadcast Date Available for National Broadcast
Friday, December 23 Friday, December 30 November 2, 2016
Friday, December 30 Friday, January 6 October 19, 2016
Friday, January 6 Friday, January 13 December 1, 2016
Friday, January 13 Friday, January 20 December 13, 2016
Friday, January 20 Friday, January 27 January 11, 2016
Friday, January 27 Friday, February 3 January 18, 2016


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 22 December 12, 2016
Monday, December 26 October 24, 2016
Thursday, January 5 November 15, 2016
Thursday, January 12 December 6, 2016
Thursday, January 19 December 8, 2016
Thursday, January 26 January 11, 2017



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 25 August 23, 2016
Sunday, January 1 January 19, 2016
Sunday, January 8 December 15, 2016
Sunday, January 15 December 12, 2016
Sunday, January 22 July 25, 2013
Sunday, January 29 May 1, 2014


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 20 December 5, 2016
Tuesday, December 27 November 30, 2016
Tuesday, January 3 February 25, 2016
Tuesday, January 17 July 21, 2016
Tuesday, January 31 September 15, 2016