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The Big Event


Jul 5, 2018

Episode 33 of The Big Event podcast is a tribute to Bay Area drive-in movie theaters, with Chronicle style reporter Tony Bravo and education reporter Jill Tucker. Hosted by Peter Hartlaub. Coverage includes early Bay Area drive-in history (a drive-in on Mt. Sutro?), our eulogy for the dead drive-ins of the Bay Area and the fate of the last local X-rated drive-in, the Sonomamarin in the North Bay.

Recorded in the San Francisco Chronicle’s basement archive.

Theme music is "The Tide Will Rise" by the Sunset Shipwrecks. Opening signature by Leah Garchik.