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, September 23 Friday, September 30 August 30, 2016
Friday, September 30 Friday, October 7 August 15, 2016
Friday, October 7 Friday, October 14 September 16, 2016
Friday, October 14 Friday, October 21 September 27, 2016
Friday, October 21 Friday, October 28 August 2, 2016
Friday, October 28 Friday, November 7 October 21, 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, September 29 September 14, 2016
Thursday, October 6 September 26, 2016
Thursday, October 13 September 29, 2016
Thursday, October 20 October 10, 2016
Thursday, October 27 October 19, 2016



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, September 25 June 2, 2016
Sunday, October 2 June 1, 2016
Sunday, October 9 September 13, 2016
Sunday, October 16 September 20, 2016
Sunday, October 23 September 21, 2016
Sunday, October 30 October 5, 2016


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, October 18 September 22, 2016