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Our June and July 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 June and July, click here or scroll down.

Our newsmaker interviews included refugees from Nile sisters telling harrowing stories,  an activist discussing the battle to stop a sand mine in Lakeside, local authors and more. Plus we had full coverage of the Border Fire and its controversies,  highlights from the presidential campaign trail, local election highlights, as well as other top national, state and local news stories.

 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.  Read more and listen to our June and July shows:

Friday, June 3, 2016


 Hillary Clinton San Diego visit -highlights

Capitol Report: President Obama visits Hiroshima

Bernie Sanders to appear at Qualcomm Stadium

Donald Trump chicken comments

Weather: Heat Wave

MLB issues findings on gay chorus controversy

Health alert: flour recall

Assembly videos use in political ads challenged

Destination East County:  top festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: Tony Teora, Assembly 71st district Rep. candidate

Monday, June 6, 2016

Bernie Sanders Qualcomm speech highlights

County Taxpayers Assn. backs Alpine over Grossmont on high school controversy

Grossmont Union High School redistricting approved by state

Rep. Issa’s civil forfeiture bill

Tech groups crackdown on hate speech

Jewish students threatened at U.C. Irvine

Green Scene: Helix High students help save sea bass

Lakeside’s Nick Long heads to Olympics

Drought loans available

Public News Service(PNS)Daily News:  Immigrant rights, wildfire updates, and more

Green Scene: smoking ban at beach parks proposed

Sounds of History: Dick Pennock, PacificSouthwest Railway Museum (rerun)

Bookshelf:  LynnMorgan Spreen, author of Dakota Blues (rerun)

Flour recall

Farm workers seek overtime

Friday, June 10, 2016

Clinton wins California, is presumptive nominee

Issa-Applegate in close Congressional race, other  incumbents win easily locally

Hamel advances in 71st Assembly District—despite dropping out

Minimum wage raise approved by San Diego city voters

Miriam Raftery and Jonathan Goetz of ECM discuss SD mayor, city council and city attorney race outcomes

Two Democrats head to run-off in California U.S. Senate race

Republicans may pick up seat on Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

Zebra Ranch in Ramona: Hearts and Hands profile (rerun)

 Sounds of History: Garry McClintock, Descanso saddle maker (rerun)

Grossmont Healthcare District wins transparency award

Monday, June 13, 2016  -- show did not air; station off air due to technical issue

Friday, June 17, 2016 –aired online/stream only due to transmitter outage:

Mass shooting at gay nightclub in Orlando – memorial held in San Diego

San Diego LGTB group threatened on Craigslist

Helping kids cope with tragedies

Burning ban announced

Rabid bad found at SD Safari Park

Newsmaker interviews:  Nile Sisters event:  Elizabeth Lou,Wister Gaeten and Sahro Nor

Destination East County: Top festivals and events

PNS Daily News: Gun law filibuster and more

Green Scene: Helix students help save sea bass

Sports: SDSU track and field

Vines and Wines:  Don Rutkoff (rerun)

Agricultural report: Drought loans

Cool zones:  County public service announcement

Monday, June 20, 2016 – aired online/stream only due to transmitter outage

Border Fire:  Potrero evacuated

New fire patrol vehicles

Grand Jury Report on homelessness in East County

Cholera vaccine approved

PNS Daily News

Smoking ban at beaches

Bookshelf: Timothy Daniels, author of An Ongoing Investigation (rerun)

On the Road to Julian (rerun)

Friday,  June 24, 2016

Border Fire retrospective

Grocery strike

Deportations:  Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration protections

Sycuan posts signs offering reward for info on drive-by shooting murder victim Xusha Brown

Newsmaker interviews: Rebel women priests JaneVia and Nancy Korran

PNS Daily News:  Britain leaves European Union and more

Cool zones:  County public service announcement

Cholera vaccine approved

Monday, June 27, 2016 – no show; station transmitter off air due to brush fire

Friday, July 1, 2016

Bodies found in Potrero after Border Fire by concerned neighbors after Sheriff fails to launch search

Soldier’s family loses home in Border Fire

Border Fire animal rescues

Potrero chicken rancher suffers devastating losses in fire – again

Recovery resources after fire

4th of July safety tips

Hope for Iraqi Christians

FoundingFathers “interviews”:  our annual 4th of July special

Monday, July 4, 2016 – did not air due to technical problems

Friday, July 8, 2016 same show aired July 15 and 22 due to producer vacation)

 Immigration reforms blocked by Supreme Court

Gun limits upheld bySupreme Court

Affirmative action ruling by Supreme Court

Abortion ruling overturn Texas limits

Drunk drivers: warrants required for blood tests

Capitol Report:  FBI says no charges will be filed against Clinton over e-mails

Lawsuit accuses Trump of raping 13-year-old

Border Fire follow-up coverage

Destination East County: festivals and events

Newsmaker: Lisa Wood, Long Rider (rerun)

Monday, June 11-2016 (same show re-aired June 18 due to producer’ s vacation)

Lake Morena draining: residents say lack of water delayed firefighting

Fire patrol vehicles purchased

U.S. Forest Service will land air tankers at Brown Field in Otay, but not Ramona

San Miguel Fire board votes to end partnership with Cal Fire

PNS:  Racial profiling issues and  more

Newsmaker interview:  Ana Nita, fighting to stop Lakeside sand mine

Wildest jobs in East County: Lakeside Rodeo Clown interview (rerun)

Pet safety tips

Monday, June 25, 2016

Democratic and Republican convention highlights

Filing deadlines for local offices

Sand Fire update

Local fires

Newsmkaers: Nile Sisters: Refugees tell harrowing stories -- Elizabeth Lou,Wister Gaeten and Sahro Nor

Campo Stone Store: historic monument profiled by County News Service

Ready, Set,Grow: Mulching tips

Friday, July 29, 2016

Late-breaking Democratic convention highlights

Clinton picks Tim Kaine as Vice President

San Miguel Fire boots Cal Fire

Drones interfere with firefighting at Sand Fire

Grocery boycott update

GUHSD filings for candidates open

Two important meetings:  La Mesa Community Choice energy and El Cajon district elections

Philanthropist Conrad Prebys dies

Sports: Upton traded

Destination East County: festivals and events

USFS to land air tankers at Brown Field, not Ramona

Bookshelf:  Author Antonio Vallana

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