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Our December 2015 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 December, click here and scroll down.

Our newsmaker interviews included climate scientist Jeffrey Severinghaus of Scripps Institute, Assembly candidate Mike Harrison, authors Caitlin Rother (Then No One Can Have Her) and Bill Swank (Christmas in San Diego), geologist Norrie Robbins on her efforts to bring science to kids on Native American reservations, and Jawdat Al Obeidi on a Chaldean youth conference, plus some “best of East County” reruns including some holiday favorites.

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 this page, below the index of shows.

Friday, December 4, 2015


Climate summit

San Diego climate plan

San Bernadino shootings - jihad

Destination East County

Aztecs football victory

SDSU Coach Long’s press conference

Alpine stalker

Wedding thief

Tribal Beat: Thousand Voices film

Bookshelf: Caitlin Rother, author, on her new book The No One Can Have Her

Monday , December 7, 2015


President addresses terror

Local government report

Military dogs receive safe passage home

CA is worst in nation on homelessness (Public News Service)

Jimmy Carter is cancer free

Green Scene: Wildlife corridor acquisition

Sheriff’s holiday safety tips

Station ID

Aztecs Championship

Tribal Beat: 1,000 Voices

Hoverboard fires

Pearl Harbor: Interview with Ken Hanson, a teen during Pearl Harbor attack (rerun)

Sounds of History: Childhood memories, Helen Ofield

Friday, December 11, 2015


Newsmaker: Mike Harrison, Assembly candidate

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Monday, December 14, 2015


Newsmaker: Climate scientist Jeff Severinghaus, Scripps Institute

Supreme Court rejects case on CA assault weapons

SDSU dorm fire

Green Scene: Wildlife corridor acquired

California desert monuments

Carjacking attempt, chase in El Cajon

Chaldean Corner: Jawdat Al Obeidi on youth conference

David Dickens reflects on A Christmas Carol

Friday, December 18, 2016


Paris Climate Summit agreement

Green Scene: San Diego Climate Plan approved

La Mesa Shimmers

Every Student Succeeds Act signed by President Obama

Homeless team launched to help in East County

White Chirstmas forecast

Inmates to help in El Nino

Tribal Beat: Norrie Robbins, hydrology and geology

Bookshelf: Bill Swank, aka Santa, on his book Christmas in San Diego

Sheriff’s You Are Not Alone (YANA )volunteers help seniors

Vines and Wines: Principe winery (rerun)

White Christmas forecast

Monday, December 21, 2016


Covert Canyon appeal denied by Planning Commission

Health: Zika Virus causing birth defects

Latino lawsuit over Medi-Cal

Sheriff’s holiday safety tips

DeAnza Christmas expedition in East County

San Diego Festival Chorus performance of Vivaldi’s “Gloria”

Friday, December 25, 2016

Interview with Santa Claus

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas in East County

Christmas Country, by the U.S. Army Band

Sounds of History: Dr. MacGregor remembers, Lemon Grove Christmas past

David Dickens on his ancestor’s famous work, A Christmas Carol

San Diego Festival Chorus performance of Vivaldi’s “Gloria”

Monday, December 28, 2016


New laws for motorists

Capitol Report: Appropriations for San Diego

U.C. prison divestment

Alpine High School case heads to court

CA not spending enough to combat smoking

Air ambulance now stationed at Viejas

Sports: Hawaii Bowl

Vines and Wines: Winery awards

Destination East County: festivals and events

Bookshelf: Don Harrison, author of Schlepping Across the West: There’s a Jewish Story Everywhere *rerun)

Highway holiday deaths

Desert monuments proposed

Tribal Beat: Norrie Robbins

*All shows also include station IDs and public service announcements for East County Magazine


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