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 June 25, 2017 (San Diego's East County)-- Our April 2017 radio shows are now online. For links to listen to the shows plus a full list of topics an interviews, click here, or click "read more" and scroll down. (Sound files may take a few moments to load).

Our newsmaker interviews included Dave Myers, who is running for Sheriff, 50th Congressional district candidates Pete Beauregard and Gloria Chadwick, and former homeless veteran John Ford, who now runs a pool safety company. We also covered top local, state and national news, from Earth Day activities to Women’s History Month to the border wall and immigration reforms.

 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 April shows:

Audio links for shows are at the bottom of this page, below the index.

Monday, April 3, 2017


Tribal Beat: Sycuan groundbreaking for resort hotel

Calif. bill calls for divestment from companies building border wall

First baby with Zika virus born in San Diego

Newsmaker interview: Pierre “Pete” Beauregard, 50th Congressional district candidate

Educators march against Trump on Cesar Chavez Day

Green Scene: Rusty-sided bumblebee protected as endangered species

MTS announces trolley and bus schedule changes

Friday, April 7, 2017


Syria missile strike launched by Trump

Budget cuts hurt homeless vets

Did Trump incite a riot?

Tips on immigration changes from National Lawyer’s Guild

Women’s Equal Pay Day

Epipens recalls

San Onofre nuclear waste trial

People Power: Habitat for Humanity wants to build 5 affordable homes in El Cajon

Santee agrees to pay for sinkhole repairs

Ranger Steve Biers dies in Borrego

San Miguel Fire recall goes up in smoke

Fundraiser to fight El Monte sand mine

Destination East County: festivals and events

Crane flies; County news service

Monday, April 10, 2017


SANDAG power grab: AB 805

Smoking/vaping taxes

Newsmaker interview: Gloria Chadwick, 50th Congressional district candidate

Epipen recall

Ford pickup recall

Friday, April 14, 2017


Trump passes on Passover, White House fumbles egg roll

Egypt church bombings

Justice Gorsuch joins Supreme Court

United Airlines drags off passenger

Capitol Report: Cluster munitions bill

Public News Service:  Calif. seniors object to new Obamcare repeal effort

San Onofre nuclear waste settlement talks

Missing El Cajon man Elijah Bear Diaz featured on Discovery TV

Green Scene: Drought is out

Wildest jobs: Rodeo clown interview (rerun)

Sports: Fisher retires as SDSU basketball coach

Destination East County: festivals and events

Monday, April 17, 2017


Tax Day protests

Hunter’s 7 opponents in town hall set for Thursday

U.S., San Diego lose tourist dollars under travel ban

“Mother of all bombs” dropped on Afghanistan

Spirit Fund gets $100,000 to help pets in County animal shelters

Syrian refugee family in El Cajon loses son to drowning

Snakes are out

Agricultural report: Citrus special district formed in Borrego

Animal Tales: interview with wildlife photographer Roy Toft of Ramona

On the Road: Desert View Tower, Jacumba

Green Scene: San Onofre nuclear waste settlement talks

Missing El Cajon man Elijah Bear Diaz featured on Discovery TV

Ford pickup truck recall

Friday, April 21, 2017


Ramona Air Base staging

Bunny PAC to hop after Hunter

Highway 78 closures next 4 weekends

El Cajon teacher and immigrant students featured in Washington Post

Anti-Semitism on colleges up 40%

Hugo Castro, Border Angels activist, found beaten in Mexico

Capitol Report:  Buy American

Green Scene: State Parks Earth Day activities

March for Science on Earth Day

Private prison divestment

Sports: SDSU to host NCAA torney

Rabid bat found at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Prescription drug take-back day

Destination East County: festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: John Ford, formerly homeless veteran, now pool safety company representative

CERT training: Heartland Fire

Monday, April 24, 2017


SANDAG power grab: AB 805 advances

Green Scene:  15K at San Diego March for Science

Last offshore oil platform closes in California

D.A. Dumanis to retire

Charter schools crackdown: Calif. bill

Homeless County San Diego: 7% increase in East County homeless

Drug take back day: public service announcement

Aztecs name stays

Newsmaker interview: Jeff Severinghaus PhD, climate scientist (rerun)

CERT training classes

Sounds of history: Helen  Stoddard, La Mesa women’s rights advocate

SDG&E PSA: Before you dig

Friday, April 28, 2017

 Judge blocks Trump’s sanctuary cities order

Green Scene: Santee climate action

Univ. of California has secret reserves

CERT training drill

North Korea threatens USS Carl Vinson, San Diego-based ship

Destination East County: festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: Dave Myers, candidate for Sheriff

Each show also includes station identifications, public service announcements, and closing credits.


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