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June 11, 2016 (San Diego’s East County) -- Our March 2016 radio shows are now online!  You can listen online now (sound files may take a minute to load). For links to listen to the shows plus a full list of topics and interviews in March, click here or scroll down.

Our newsmaker interviews included Mark Umphries and Michelle Curtis from the Helix Water District, Chaldean-American Chamber president Ben Kalasho,  gospel choir director Ken Anderson, citizens and a trustee concerned about Grossmont-Union High School District redistricting, author Rebecca Grant, Heartland Coalition’s Mark Hanson, and more.  We also covered other hot issues including the presidential primary, methane gas leak, Zika virus, efforts to help bee populations, an urban agricultural incentive program,and more.

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

Audio files to listen to shows are at the bottom of the page, below the index of shows.

Friday, March 4, 2016


GUHSD redistricting: 4 hearings set

Capitol Report: Super Tuesday

Clinton controversies

Guillain-Barre syndrome linked to Zika virus

Jobs Talk: Hueso bill to help at risk youths

Photographer attacked at Trump rally

Green Scene: Ocotillo wind misses production capacity for third straight year

Agricultural Report: San Diego City Council approves urban agricultural incentive zone

Destination East County

Aztecs defeat Wyoming

On the Road in Julian

Monday,  March 7, 2016


Wet weather

PNS Daily News: Nancy Reagan’s death, Flint Mich. crisis, Democratic debate and more

Fire station costs double in San Miguel district

MTS credit security gaps

Padres- Tyson Ross

GUHSD hearings on redistricting

Agricultural report: San Diego City Council approves urban agricultural incentive zones

Sardine populations

Urban runoff warning

Newsmaker interview: Ken Anderson,  gospel choir director for UCSD, Grossmont College and Martin Luther King Jr. choirs

Friday, March 11, 2016


Primary updates and debate highlights

Capitol report: Payday lenders

Murder rate up in San Diego

Aztecs Mt. West awards

MTS urged to increase security of cards

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: Ben Kalasho, Chaldean-American Chamber president, on presidential race, GUHSD redistricting and Mega Network

Monday, March 14, 2016


Newsmakers: GUHSD redistricting:  Craig Bewsick, Priscilla Schreiber, and Nick Marinovich

PNS Daily News: Trump rally cancelled, global contraception, pipeline and immigration issues

Friday, March 18, 2016


Super Tuesday

Alpine hearing added on GUHSD redistricting

Trump warns Sanders

Brown aide corruption scandal

Mumps at UCSD

PNS Daily News: Flint water, voting rights, Supreme Court nominee, PTSD

Capitol report: Genocide resolution

Alzheimer’s treatment in mice

Hit and run driver sought in El Cajon

Bookshelf: Rebeca Grant, author of A Sticky Web of Vengeance

Mosquitos: cover your rain bararels

Monday, March 21, 2016


Kerry declares Christian genocide

Green Scene: Oak woodlands protection bill

Public News Service:  Bill to protect bees

Capitol report: Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland

Sanders comes to San Diego

PNS: Community c linics’ staff shortages

Newsmaker: Mark Hanson, Heartland Coalition, on recent Heartland awards, charter school, and job creation efforts

Sounds of History: Ken Woodward, Guy B. Woodward Museum in Ramona (rerun)

Friday, March 25, 2016


Western Tuesday primary results

Bernie Sanders in San Diego: Full speech

Citizenship applications rising in San Diego due to Trump

Jobs Talk: measure to raise minimum wage on November ballot

Europe travel warning, post Brussels attack

Green Scene:Oak tree protection

Teen flu death

Monday, March 28, 2016


Sanders wins Alaska, Washington and Hawaii

Green Scene: methane leak mitigation – who pays?

Caltrans announces 805 North closures

Pistachio recall

Pope’s Easter message

Eastbound Bar and Grill fire in Lakeside

Spring Valley church burned

Donor names on politicians proposed

Pot shop moratorium

Snuffling out tobacco reforms

Mumps at USD

Zika sex case in San Diego

Aztecs-Tech game

Newsmakers: Helix Water  District’s Mark Umphries and Michelle Curtis

History Alive in Lemon Grove

Public News Service: Bee protection bill

Weather Service volunteers needed

Note: All shows also include station IDs, ECM public service announcement, intro and closing credits.


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