Peninsula Mayor Series
Podcast by the Bay is honored to present the "The Peninsula Mayor Series" which highlights exclusive interviews with city Mayors here on the Peninsula and the issues that are happening within our communities. We are currently planning on the 2019 season of the mayor series. Current released episodes from 2018 include mayors from Foster City, San Bruno, Half Moon Bay, Millbrae, Pacifica, San Mateo, Burlingame, Daly City, Colma, Redwood City, South San Francisco, Brisbane, Woodside, Portola Valley, Belmont, and Menlo Park.
If your city is not yet listed, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll look to feature it in a future Peninsula Mayor Series Episode. Stay Tuned!
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Interview with Foster City Mayor- Sam Hindi
Podcast By The Bay Kicks off their 2019 Mayor on the Peninsula series featuring our own hometown Mayor of Foster City Sam Hindi. Sam discusses many of the current Foster City topics of the day including the E. Hillsdale cut-through traffic project, hovercrafts, business development, and the Charter Square School. This episode features music by Andre DeVito. Mayor Hindi was interviewed in Feb. 2019- Stay Tuned!
Interview with Menlo Park Mayor- Peter Ohtaki
Podcast By The Bay Podcast By The Bay continues their “Mayor of the Peninsula” series featuring an exclusive interview with the Mayor of Menlo Park Peter Ohtaki. Mayor Ohtaki discusses many of the active projects within Menlo Park including collaborations with Facebook, and his take on solutions to issues such as traffic, housing, and transportation. Mayor Ohtaki was interviewed in Aug. 2018. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Current Belmont Mayor- Doug Kim
Podcast By The Bay sits down with current Mayor of the City Belmont Doug Kim as part of their “Mayor of the Peninsula” series. Mayor Kim discusses all things Belmont including his take on current housing and transportation projects and his vision to make Belmont stand out from other cities along the Peninsula. This episode features music from Leo DeVito. Stay Tuned!
Interview with San Bruno Mayor- Rico Medina
Podcast by The Bay continues their “Mayor of The Peninsula” series with current San Bruno Mayor Rico Medina. Rico discusses many of the recent housing and transportation projects and also the resiliency and recovery of San Bruno after the YouTube and PG&E incidents. Rico was interviewed in May 2018. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Foster City Mayor Sam Hindi
Podcast by the Bay sits down with our hometown Mayor of Foster City Sam Hindi as part of our “Mayor on the Peninsula” series. Sam provides insight on his views on the housing crisis, traffic, the Saris Regis Proposal and his vision for Foster City. This episode features music by Andre entitled “DeVito’s Descarga” performing live at the Saloon in SF. Mayor Hindi was interviewed in April 2018. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Portola Valley Mayor- John Richards
Podcast by The Bay speaks with Portola Valley Mayor John Richards as part of their “Mayor of The Peninsula” series. John discusses some of the local issues regarding Portola Valley and some of ways their town can contribute to issues like housing and transportation. This episode features music from Leo DeVito and on the “Thought of the Episode” Andre questions why big tech needs government subsidies. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Mayor of Woodside- Chris Shaw
Podcast By The Bay sits down with Town of Woodside Mayor Chris Shaw as part of their Mayor on the Peninsula Series. Chris discusses some of the local perspective from Woodside and views on traffic, housing, and recent government progress. This episode features music by Leo DeVito and finally on the “Thought of the Episode” Andre rants about all of the “How to be Successful” guru types that claim to have the secret for success. Stay Tuned!
Interview with South San Francisco Mayor- Liza Normandy
Podcast by The Bay continues their “Mayor of The Peninsula” series with current South San Francisco Mayor Liza Normandy. Liza discusses many of the local issues of SSF including transportation, housing, bio-tech, ferry-service, and education and she also explains what makes her passionate about serving as Mayor being in public service. On the “Thought of the Episode”, Andre reflects on how our basic personal phone communication has changed dramatically in the last 10 years. This episode features music by the artist John Paul Jude from Highwaysoul Music. The Interview with Liza was recorded in March 2018. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Current Brisbane Mayor Clarke Conway
Podcast by the Bay sits down with current Brisbane Mayor Clarke Conway as part of our “Mayor on the Peninsula” series. Mayor Conway discusses current projects, developments, and local issues like transportation as well as historical aspects of Brisbane and being SF’s neighbor to the south. This episode features an exclusive recording of the late vocalist Joseph DeVito accompanied by Leo DeVito on the Piano. Mayor Conway was interviewed in Feb. 2018. Stay Tuned!
Interview with current Pacifica Mayor John Keener
Podcast By The Bay continues their Mayor of the Peninsula series featuring an exclusive interview with the Mayor of Pacifica John Keener. Mayor Keener discusses current state of Pacifica with housing, seabluffs, and budgetary realities, and also his vision regarding transportation, and county regionalization. This episode also includes music performed by Shulka featuring vocalist Airalisa. Mayor Keener was Interviewed in Feb. 2018- Stay Tuned!
Interview with Half Moon Bay Mayor- Deborah Penrose- March 2018
As part of our Mayor on the Peninsula Series, Podcast by the Bay sits down for an exclusive interview with the Mayor of Half Moon Bay Deborah Penrose who highlights various projects and visioion in dealing with the housing and transportation issues along the coast. On the "Thought of the Episode" Andre reflects on a recent trip to LA and some instant differences he saw. This Episode features music by John Paul Jude entitled "Found Another". Deborah was interviewed in March 2018. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Current Millbrae Mayor Gina Papan- March 2018
Podcast By the Bay sits down for an exclusive interview with current City of Millbrae Mayor Gina Papan as part of our Mayor on the Peninsula Series. Gina and Patrick have an in-depth discussion as she highlights the current projects and solutiions to some the issues of the day including housing and transportation where Millbrae is a hub between Samtrans, Bart, Caltrain, and the SFO International Airport. Interviewed in March 2018. This episode also features music by Andre and Leo DeVito. Stay Tuned!
Interview with Colma Mayor Raquel Gonzalez and also coverage from The Special Needs Children’s Summit- Feb. 2018
Podcast By the Bay features an exclusive interview with Colma Mayor Raquel Gonzalez discussing current projects and essence of this historical town. Also Patrick takes us live to The Special Needs Children Summit in San Mateo where he interviews the showcased panel of experts including John Bartfield, Carolyn Schwartzbord, and Dr. Mary M. Browning. Also Andre rants about our favorite change of the year. This episode features music by Andre DeVito entitled "Paradise". Stay Tuned!
Interview with Burlingame Mayor Michael Brownrigg- Feb. 2018
Podcast by the Bay sits down for an exclusive interview with current Burlingame Mayor Michael Brownrigg who discusses current projects including Burlingame Ave improvements and the Broadway overpass project, and also discusses the future for Burlingame. Also Patrick interviews Manu on the "People on the Peninsula" Series. Patrick interviewed Mayor Brownrigg in Feb. 2018.
Podcast by the Bay sits down for an exclusive interview with current San Mateo Rick Bonilla who discusses current projects like Bay Meadows and the relocation of Hillsdale train station, and also his vision for San Mateo and the downtown opportunity. Patrick and Rick Interviewed in Feb. 2018
Interview with Current Redwood City Mayor- Ian Bain- Feb 2018
This episode showcases an exclusive interview with current Redwood City Mayor Ian Bain who discusses his vision for this Tech & Biotech hot city on the Peninsula. Also in our new segment entitled "People on the Peninsula" PBTB speaks with Seva, a college student that works 3 jobs that highlights her struggles of living on the Peninsula and points out the downstream effects of the Facebook Campus location. Finally on an emotional "Thought of the Episode" Andre reflects on the recent school shooting in Florida. Feb 2018
Interview with Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo- Feb. 2018
This episode showcases an exclusive Interview from late Dec. 2017 with current Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo discussing the various projects with Seton Hospital and Westlake Shopping Center. Also Juslyn highlights the goals and her vision as mayor of the most highest populated city on the Peninsula. On thought of the episode Andre vents on "Compact Parkling Spaces" and Costco parkling lot design.