Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Storied: San Francisco

Jul 30, 2020

In this podcast, Josiah picks up where he left off in Part 1, sharing stories from his time with Molotov Mouths, the touring poetry collective from the 1990s. He pivots to talking about the gentrification he saw happening first-hand in the Mission in the late-'90s/early-2000s.

Josiah has been working at City Lights...

Jul 28, 2020

Josiah Luis Alderete's poetry speaks for a people devastated by gentrification and colonization.

In this podcast, Josiah traces his life back to his parents' union at a club in North Beach roughly 50 years ago. He moved around the Bay Area a bit, from various spots in the Mission to Marin and back. He tells stories from...

Jul 23, 2020

In this podcast, Dave the Butcher picks up where he left off in Part 1. He started traveling to Europe every year, and eventually moved to Berlin. While living there, he traveled to Spain and then over to Morocco.

Dave came back to San Francisco and worked at Falletti Foods for a short time, then got a job as manager at...

Jul 21, 2020

Dave Budworth's great-grandfather, who trained in Allsace, had a butcher shop in San Francisco at Polk and Green more than a century ago.

In this episode, Dave the Butcher, as he's known, talks about growing up in Santa Rosa. His mom exposed him to culture, but also dog shows, which formed the backdrop of Dave's first...

Jul 16, 2020

Jesus Barragan is a fighter.

He left his job at the VA after he was victorious in suing them. From there, he went to Child Protective Services in The City, where he caught mistranslated material that discriminated against Spanish-speaking parents.

After he retired, Jesus met David Campos and started volunteering in...