Episodes

Interview with Jim Cooper

Interview with Jim Cooper

Today we welcome Sacramento County Sheriff-Elect, Assemblymember Jim Cooper. Cooper represents AD-09 and will take over as Sheriff on January 1st, 2023. We discuss Cooper’s path to becoming Sheriff, public safety, crime accountability, the Kate Tibbitts Act, and more.

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Interview with Robert Rivas

Interview with Robert Rivas

Today we look back at our interview with Assemblymember Robert Rivas. Rivas represents the 30th assembly district and is a candidate for CA Assembly Speaker. Today, we discuss Rivas growing up on a farm working household and community, the effects of COVID on his...

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Interview with Nicole Rice

Interview with Nicole Rice

Today we welcome Nicole Rice, President of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC). We discuss her time in Sacramento, CNGVC as an organization, the transition to renewable natural gas, and more.SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy...

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Interview with Tom Umberg

Interview with Tom Umberg

Today we welcome State Senator Tom Umberg. Umberg represents the 34th district. We discuss his work throughout the last year, combating crime as it pertains to catalytic converter theft, MICRA, CARE courts, and more.SacTown Talks is a podcast about California...

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Interview with Cristina Garcia

Interview with Cristina Garcia

Today we welcome Assemblymember Cristina Garcia. Garcia represents the 58th district and is the chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus. We discuss her run for Congress, overcoming the challenges within her community, the bills that she has introduced in the CA State...

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Interview with Nicole Parra

Interview with Nicole Parra

Today we welcome State Senate candidate, Nicole Parra. Nicole is a former California Assemblymember, running in the 16th Senate District. We discuss her run for State Senator, overcoming challenges with water in the 16th district, her experience in politics, and...

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Interview with Dr. Eugene Allen

Interview with Dr. Eugene Allen

Today we welcome to SacTown Talks, Dr. Eugene Allen. Allen is a medical doctor, activist, family man, community leader, and is running for Insurance Commissioner 2022. Today, we discuss Dr. Allen's focus, community work, and his campaign for California Insurance...

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Interview with Chris Micheli

Interview with Chris Micheli

Today we welcome to SacTown Talks, Chris Micheli. Micheli is a Principal at Aprea & Micheli, Inc. and Adjunct Professor at McGeorge School of Law. As a lobbyist, attorney, author, and professor, Micheli has many great stories and plenty of wisdom to share. Today,...

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Interview with Assemblymember Tom Lackey

Interview with Assemblymember Tom Lackey

Today we welcome Assemblymember Tom Lackey of the 36th Assembly District, encompassing Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Palmdale. Before his work in the political space, Mr. Lackey was a special education teacher and a member of the California Highway Patrol...

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