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July 22, 2017 (San Diego's East County)-- Our June 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 El Cajon’s new Councilman Steve Goble, Morgan Cook, the San Diego Union-Tribune Reporter named Journalist of the Year by the San Diego Union-Tribune for her investigation of  Rep. Duncan Hunter,  Glenn Jensen, a Democrat and information  technology specialist running against Hunter, and Dr. James Veltmeyer, a doctor with a conservative proposal for healthcare reform. Plus we had coverage on hot local, state and national issues. 

 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 June shows:

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

Friday, June 2, 2017


Public News Service: Trump pulls out of climate change accord

Capitol Report: Trump budget

Internet privacy threat

Shooting on BLM lands banned for fire season

El Cajon redistricting update

El Cajon Animal Shelter breaks ground

Agenda-setting controversy in Alpine

Newsmaker interview: Morgan Cook, San Diego Union-Tribune reporter and SPJ Journalist of the Year, on her investigation into Congressman Duncan D. Hunter

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Sports: Grossmont College baseball team wins state championship

Monday, June 5, 2017


Healthy Californians Act

Lead testing in schools bill

Highway 78 closure

Agenda setting controversies in Alpine

Green Scene: Sewage spills impact Tijuana River Valley

Capitol Report: Rep. Hunter’s vaping bill

Newsmaker interview: Dr. James Veltmeyer on healthcare reform proposal

Cowles Mountain Epic hike

Friday, June 9, 2017


Capitol Report: Fired FBI director James Comey testifies

Homeless rent subsidies

Carnage in Mosul, Iraq

Highway 78 closures announced

Bighorn sheep count seeks participants

Destination East County: Top festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: El Cajon Councilman Steve Goble

Monday, June 12, 2017


Public News Service: Trump to file complaint against Comey; Special Council rules Trump social media director broke law

Capitol Report: Hunter: Report assault okay if “deserved”

Chaldean Corner: El Cajon Councilman Ben Kalasho sued by beauty queen

Immigration scams

Lou Russo named to GUHSD Citizens Bond Oversight Commission

Camp Barrett closure considered

Otay Water District sues San Diego

Drug treatment funding

Hunter opponents post billboard on criminal probe

Crimebeat: Officer involved shooting bill  would require independent investigations

Hit and run drivers sought in Lakeside

\Sports: Aztecs season end

Green Scene: bighorn sheep count needs participants

Public News Service: Public land advocates go to D.C. over monument protection

Campo Stone Store

Highway 78 closures

Homeless rent subsidies

Sports: Steve Fisher name Aztecs coach of the year

Animal shelter breaks ground

Friday, June 16, 2017


Capitol Report: Whistleblower or leaker?

Travel ban blocked by court—again

Extreme heat warning

Newsmaker interview: Glenn Jensen, 50th Congressional district candidate

Destination East County: Top festivals and events

Monday, June 19, 2017


Capitol Report: Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies

Public News Service: Warren on budget impacts to middle class; Trump earnings

Homeless plans weighed by Supervisors

Tribal Beat:  marijuana `church’ lawsuit in El Cajon

Chaldean Corner: ACLU files suit to block deportation of Iraqi detainees

East County Chaldean Chamber loses trademark

Public News Service: Child well being stats

Sports: Aztecs draft

Tips to stay cool

Bookshelf:  Interview with Mark Jorgensen, author of book on bighorn sheep (rerun)

Friday, June 23, 2017


Public News Service:  Calif. groups warn Senate healthcare plan “more Draconian” than House version

Capitol Report: Supreme Court grants immunity to Bush officials for treatment of Muslims after 9/11

Did Trump obstruct justice by firing Comey?

World Refugee Day

Two sailors from San Diego killed in collision at sea

El Cajon homeless actions

What’s brewing in Lemon Grove

Balloon caused power outage in East County

Hottest day ever in San Diego County recorded at Ocotillo Wells

Green Scene: Helix Water gets final payment on El Monte Valley land

Dulzura shooting range fire sparks debate

La Mesa pension costs

Snake pit challenge at Grossmont Center to help food bank

District Attorney appointed by Supervisors

Snake rescue in Lakeside

Drone bills take aim at firefighting interference

Hikers rescued at Three Sisters Falls

Airborne driver

Lemon Grove banks alcohol and marijuana in parks

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Lake Murray fireworks are back

Sports: Soccer City on 2018 ballot

Monday, June 26, 2017


Homeless task force chair named by County has national reputation

Robert Branch acquitted; man who filed suit over chokehold by off-duty officer

Suspects sought in Alpine for placing firecrackers outside homes

Mesa Grande brush fire

Borrego Sun publisher’s plane had landing mishap

Alert: Planning power outages in  Shelter Valley and Julian

San Diego Unified e-mail deletions raise concerns

Cajon Valley lead testing results in schools

Capitol Report: Sessions testimony

Vines and Wines: Toast of the Coast winners

Public News Service:  Gas leak restrictions passed by CPUC

Newsmaker interview: Morgan Cook, San Diego Union-Tribune reporter (rerun)

Cool zones – public service announcement for County

Lake Murray fireworks return

Pet safety tips

Drone limits passed

Friday, June 30, 2017


Healthcare vote delayed in U.S. Senate

Crimebeat:  L a Mesa pot lawyer busted

Ocotillo Wells cross in the crosshairs of religious rights case

Green Scene: Hueso introduces bill to protect Tijuana River Valley from sewage spills

Roundup ingredient designated a carcinogen

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Water truck drive out on a limb

Vines and Wines: Toast of the coast

Fourth of July special: interviews with Founding Fathers

Palast Saving Democracy event

All shows also include station IDs, ECM public service announcements, intro and closing credits.


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