The Game – 269 – Carolyne Zinko

https://vimeo.com/305595922 As individual wealth grows on the Peninsula, who are emerging as the leaders in innovative giving and solving our community’s problems? We hear about former 49ers who are looking out for their teammates and a lineup of philanthropists who are thinking globally and acting locally. The Game is Giving. The Game is on. The longstanding criticism of Silicon Valley is that it does not give – that compared to other areas with similar wealth and economic status, this...
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The Game – 268 – 2018 Election

https://vimeo.com/305151248 Growth, traffic, infrastructure and change. What did voters say about these pressing issues in the November election? We get some answers from two community leaders at the center of these issues. The Game is Politics. The Game is on. The issues of growth and construction were on nearly every ballot in last month’s election – either as a central issue in a city council campaign or in the form of Measure W, the countywide sales tax increase that would provide mone...
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The Game – 267 – Watershed Election Special

https://vimeo.com/304268779 So many votes were cast – statewide and in San Mateo County – that it took most of the month to count them all. But the results are in and it has been an historic year for voter participation, for women, for some critical tax measures and the results reflect a community in the throes of change. In a special edition of The Game, Kevin Mullin and Mark Simon are going to highlight some of the trends and impactful outcomes of the dozens of elections that took place ...
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The Game – 266 – Michelson Election Preview

https://vimeo.com/297399471 On Election Night, we’ll be bringing you live coverage of what may be the most important election in a long time. We set the stage for our coverage – the candidates and the issues – with political analyst Melissa Michelson. The Game is Politics, The Game is on. Control of Congress, some of the most contentious statewide ballot measures of the season, dozens of local races and local tax measures – the November 2018 ballot is crammed with hotly contested campaigns...
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The Game – 265 – Election Preview

https://vimeo.com/294856652 Child care, homelessness, early childhood education and, oh yes, election reform – we review the legislative year and review this election season. Kevin Mullin is on the other side of the table as our partner becomes our guest. The Game is politics. The Game is on. I’m Mark Simon. Welcome to The Game. My partner, Kevin Mullin is on assignment – over there on the other side of the table. With the close of the legislative session and a political campaign well unde...
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The Game – 264 – Melissa Michelson

https://vimeo.com/293628187 In an historically unsettled political environment, the turmoil seems to be mounting as we plunge toward the November 6 national and statewide election. We survey the landscape with our own political expert – Melissa Michelson from Menlo College is here. The Game is politics, and so much more. The Game is on. Just when you think it can’t get any crazier – it does. We follow politics and government for a living and because we have been fascinated and even insp...
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The Game – 263 – Delaine Eastin

https://vimeo.com/289927404 Delaine Eastin was the first – and still the only – woman elected to the critical position of California Superintendent of Public Instruction. She’s known for her frankness, her compassion and her love of a good fight. We talk with Delaine Eastin about where California and our nation are going. The Game is Politics, The Game is on. Welcome to The Game. Many of the state education programs Delaine Eastin started are still in place – reduction of class size ...
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The Game Special Edition – 262 – Redwood City Candidates

https://vimeo.com/288930995 There may be no hotter race on the November 6 local ballot than the seven-candidate campaign for the Redwood City Council. All seven candidates are here for an exchange of views and policy positions. It’s a special edition of The Game and The Game is on. Welcome to a special edition of The Game. My partner, Kevin Mullin, is on assignment. All the issues we face – managing the explosive growth that comes with a booming economy, disruptive and frustrating traff...
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The Game – 261 – Mike Callagy

https://vimeo.com/285855883 He started off as a cop, now he’s directing traffic at a 2.8 billion dollar enterprise known as San Mateo County. The Game is government, the Game is on. Welcome to the Game. In November, San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie will retire, and Mike Callagy will take over management of a county government with an annual budget of 2.8 billion dollars and 5,500 employees. A native of San Mateo County and a resident of Foster City, Mike began his career in public ser...
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The Game – 260 – Ted Robinson

https://vimeo.com/285570505 If it’s tennis, swimming, PAC-12 football, the Olympics or the San Francisco 49ers, the voice you hear is that of Ted Robinson. And he’s here with us, truly a man for all seasons. The Game is sports, the Game is on. When he’s not doing every other major sport, Ted Robinson is the radio voice of the San Francisco 49ers, a team that seems on the verge of a resurgence as the start of the NFL season is just around the corner. We are delighted to welcome back ...
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