The final episode of California State of Mind was released on Oct. 1, 2021. We really enjoyed this year-long experiment with a weekly California politics show as we explored how politics works in the Golden State.
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Your weekly California news podcast from CalMatters and CapRadio. We’ll help you make sense of the biggest events happening in one of the largest economies in the world. Because decisions and actions here reverberate throughout the nation.
Join hosts Elizabeth Aguilera and Nicole Nixon as they examine “The California Experience” through the lens of policy and politics. Featuring top California reporters and guests who represent the diverse views in the state, we’ll explore the environment, housing, jobs, justice, and more critical issues facing Californians.
Elizabeth Aguilera is an award-winning multimedia journalist who covers health and social services for CalMatters. She joined CalMatters in 2016 from Southern California Public Radio/KPCC 89.3 where she produced stories about community health. She is also a lifetime member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. The L.A. native is a graduate of Pepperdine University and the University of Southern California. She lives in Los Angeles.
Nicole Nixon covers politics and government for CapRadio. Before moving to California, she won several awards, including a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, for her political reporting at KUER, the NPR-member station in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also co-hosted 45 Days, a weekly podcast from KUER News that provided clarity on the 45-day session of the Utah State Legislature.