Mondays With The Mayor hosted by Chris Rogers

Join Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers for an in-depth look into the most pressing issues facing Sonoma County. With a Master’s in Public Administration and over a decade working on legislation, Chris will help provide context and background for items of local interest, helping to better inform and involve the public in the decisions being made across Sonoma County.  Catch Mondays With The Mayor live 12:30pm-1pm on KSRO every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month!  Plus hear past episodes below.

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Podcasts

Mondays with The Mayor – California Legislation

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Glyn Milburn, Director of Government Affairs at Ygrene. Chris and Glyn talk about various bills in the California legislature looking to make their way to Governor Newsom’s desk. These include

Mondays with The Mayor – PG&E Settlement and American Rescue Plan Funds

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with News Director Michelle Marques about two pools of funds that the city council will allocate: the PG&E Settlement from the 2017 fires, and the American Rescue Plan. This program is

Mondays with The Mayor – PSPS Events and Preparing for Wildfire

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Crystal Crawford, Vice President of Program Development and Oversight at Ygrene. Chris and Crystal talk about their respective experiences with Public Safety Power Shutoffs as well as the different methods

Mondays with The Mayor – Pedego and Biking in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Colin Thomas, CEO of Thomas Family Bike Tours and local owner of Pedego Electric Bikes Santa Rosa. Chris and Colin talk about the different ways cyclists use bike paths around

Mondays with The Mayor – Ygrene

  Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Emily Ramey, Director of Commercial Business Development at Ygrene. Chris and Emily talk about the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), affordable financing that allows property owners to pay for

Mondays with The Mayor – Rohnert Park Fireworks and Redistricting in SR

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Rohnert Park Mayor Gerard Giudice about fireworks in the Friendly City and what the process was for getting the issue on the ballot in the upcoming special election. Mayor Rogers

Mondays with The Mayor – Drought Conditions

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Peter Martin, Deputy Director of Water Resources for Santa Rosa Water about the drought declaration and how Santa Rosa Water helps residents and businesses manage water use. You can learn

Mondays with The Mayor – Total Recall with Professor Dave McCuan

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with SSU Political Science Professor Dr. Dave McCuan about the various recalls happening in California, from the recall campaign against Windsor’s Mayor to the recall effort against Governor Gavin Newsom. How

Mondays with The Mayor – Early Learning Institute

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Dr. Michele Rogers, who besides being Chris’ mom, is also the Executive Director of the Early Learning Institute. April is the Month of the Young Child, and Chris and Dr.

Mondays with The Mayor – Verity

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with KSRO News Director Michelle Marques about the ways we can support survivors of sexual assault. Joining the conversation is Christine Castillo, Executive Director of Verity and Hanna Allen, Intervention Manager

Mondays with The Mayor – Bennett Valley Golf Course

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Bob Borowicz, the current operator of the Bennett Valley Golf Course, for a bit of a deep dive on the future of the course – how much it is being

Mondays with The Mayor – Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with KSRO News Director Michelle Marques and Santa Rosa Assistant Fire Marshall Paul Lowenthal about the city’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan. The 5-year plan was approved in September 2020 and includes

Mondays with The Mayor – Climate Change in Sonoma County

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with Suzanne Smith, Executive Director of the Regional Climate Protection Authority, about the RCPA’s “Climate Mobilization Strategy” and we take a look at where our County sits in regards to its

Mondays with The Mayor – Homeless Services in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Mayor Chris Rogers talks with KSRO News Director Michelle Marques about a virtual City Council study session on homeless services scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9th at 3pm. An update on actions and plans to