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, April 28 Friday, May 5 April 19, 2017
Friday, May 5 Friday, May 12 April 18, 2017
Friday, May 12 Friday, May 19 April 29, 2017
Friday, May 19 Friday, May 26 March 28, 2017
Friday, May 26 Friday, June 2 May 16, 2017


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, April 27 April 13, 2017
Thursday, May 4 April 19, 2017
Thursday, May 11 April 26, 2017
Thursday, May 18 May 1, 2017
Thursday, May 25 May 4, 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, April 30 April 4, 2017
Sunday, May 7 April 12, 2017
Sunday, May 14 April 19, 2017
Sunday, May 21 April 25, 2017
Sunday, May 28

May 4, 2017


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, May 2 April 24, 2017
Tuesday, May 16 May 4, 2017
Tuesday, May 30 May 16, 2017