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March 6, 2017 (San Diego's East County)-- Our January 2017 radio shows are now online. For links to listen to the shows plus a full list of topics an interviews, click here (Sound files may take a few moments to load).

We interviewed Diane Conklin from Mussey Grade Alliance in Ramona on SDG&E’s effort to recoup wildfire losses from ratepayers, Estela de los Rios from CSA on homelessness, Rev. Shane Harris on the Martin Luther King Day march, and more.  We also covered top local, state and national news on issues impacting people across our region including the inauguration of President Donald Trump and newly elected local city council members.

 The East County Magazine Show airs Mondays and Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m. on KNSJ, 89.1 FM.  Our shows rerun on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.  Read more and listen to our January shows:

Monday, January 2, 2017 (rerun of December 30, 2016 show due to holiday weekend)

Friday, January 6, 2017


New Year’s news

Capitol Report: Ethics votes

House bans members’ protests

Green Scene: Tule Wind construction to begin in McCain Valley

Injured El Cajon couple with baby on way needs help

Newsmaker: Diane Conklin, Mussey Grade Aliance on  SDG&E effort to recoup wildfire losses from ratepayers

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Crimebeat: ECPD shooting

Hit and run driver sought in Spring Valley

Man dies in Lakeside fire, dog saved by firefighters

Tir Na Nog horse rescue centers stolen golf carts found

Wet weather forecast

Jobs Talk: Minimum wage rises

Chargers vs. Chiefs – last game in San Diego

Laguna Mountain Volunteers

Monday, January 9, 2017


Public News Service: National headlines—Trump on Putin hack, FL airport shooting, Obama farewell

Capitol Report: Sessions protests

Issa introduces Midnight Rules Relief Act

Green Scene: Grossmont Hospital goes off grid

El Cajon commissions have openings

Helix Water to hold special meeting to fill vacancy

Peanut allergies:  new guidelines for kids

Running puts probation youth on positive path

Newsmaker interview: Mark Jorgensen, author of Bighorn Sheep, Wilderness Icons  (rerun)

Friday, January 13, 2017


Olango shooting was justified, D.A. says

Other police shootings also justified, according to Dumanis

Mexico gas protetes

Supervisors vote for raises for themselves

Capitol Report:  Rex Tillerson,  State Department Secretary nominee

Newsmaker: Rev. Shane Harris, National Action Network, on Martin Luther King march

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Crimebeat: Jamul murder

U-Haul heist in Alpine

It’s official: Chargers bolt San Diego

Sports: Faust honored

Laguna Mountain Volunteers

Green Scene: Tule Wind construction update

Monday, January 16, 2017


CPUC hearing on SDG&E proposal to recover wildfire costs from ratepayers

John Lewis attacked by Trump

CA primary date may change

Newsmaker interview: Estela de los Rios, CSA, on homelessness (rerun)

Crimebeat: U-Haul heist

Skimmers scanning local consumers

Supervisors approve raises

Helix Water Board vacancy

Public News Service:  New Calif. monuments approved

Sounds of History:   Vacqueros (rerun)

Friday, January 20, 2017


Trump inauguration

Storm warnings: floods forecast

Sandbags available

Feinstein: Russia affected the election outcome

Dumanis won’t run again for District Attorney

El Cajon Council:  new members introduce items on homelessness and sign ordinance

Agricultural Report:  Cananbis growing

Destination East County:  top festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: Estela de los Rios, CSA, on homelessness

Rain safety tips

Chargers leaving: fan reactions

Monday, January 23, 2017


Women’s march

Lead testing in schools

Storms wreak havoc:  report damage to county

Reservoirs still low

Bought milk?  Settlement announced in class action suit

Catfood recall announced

State Farm defies insurance commissioner

Lemon Grove Sheriff station to have coffee with community

Santee City Council seeks applicants for vacancy

Capitol Report: Scott Pruitt nominated to head up EPA, has sued to weaken it

Crowley out over plagiarism

Green Scene:  Senator Zinke nominated  to head up Interior Dept.

Nurses and Climate Change

Vines and Wines: Viticulture apprenticeships

Agricultural report: Cannabis cultivation

Public News Service national headlines: Trump’s war with press, LGBT  student issues, tornados

Storm safety tips

Sandbags available at more locations

D.A. Dumanis won’t run again

Friday, January 27, 2017


Emergency declaration for San Diego County

Drought over

CREW sues Trump

Alternative facts

White House site scrubbed

Trans Pacific Trade pact cancelled

Women’s healthcare abroad cut by Trump

Trump ACA orders

Trump hikes FDA mortgage insurance

Tribal Beat: Trump greenlights pipelines

Governor Brown’s State of the State address highlights

Local responses to State of State from Sen. Atkins and Assemblyman Voepel

Free tax help

Crematorium proposed in El Cajon

Santee appoints Brian Jones to fill Council vacancy

Monday, January 30, 2017 (rerun of January 27, 2017 show on stream; transmitter down)

Note:  All shows also include Station IDs  for KNSJ, public service announcements for East County Magazine nonprofit media, and closing credits.