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June 3, 2017 (San Diego's East County)-- Our March 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).

We covered timely local stories, such as highlights from Rep. Duncan Hunter’s town hall and flooding after the heavy rains. Our newsmaker interviews included immigration attorney Steven Risnyk, Coast to Cactus guidebook author Diana Lindsay,  Dr. Fred Baughman on his theory that psychoactive drugs are causing deaths of young military members and veterans, filmmaker Mike Garcia on his documentary on the 50th Congressional district race, plus Bonnie Baranoff from La Mesa Conversations and Lois Knowlton from La Mesa First United Methodist Church on homelessness. 

 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 March shows:

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

Friday, March 3, 2017


Rivers overflow  locally from heavy rains

Rep. Hunter to hold town hall meeting in Ramona

Issa backtracks on special prosecutor

Public News Service: military spending increase,  family deportations, and more

Lawsuit over no-fly list

Retirement savings changes

SANDAG investigation launched

Lions rescued from circus arrive at Lions, Tigers and Bears in Alpine

Green Scene:  SDG&E battery storage facility

Education: bottled water at LMSV and Warner Springs schools

Health alert: Applesauce recall

Hiker found dead in Borrego

Crimebeat: Masked men r

Rain barrels:  Mosquito prevention tips

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Sounds of History: Hurricane Kathleen’s damage in East County

Tax help through AARP

El Cajon assistant city manager moves to Texas

On the Road: Tipis at Lake Jennings

Call before you dig: safety tips

Monday, March 6, 2017 – rerun show

Friday, March 10, 2017


Healthcare “horror” bill

Trump travel ban revised

Public News Service: immigration questions in California

Border Angels helping immigrants

Green Scene: stream protection rollbacks

Attorney General Sessions recuses self from Russia probe

Private emails are public records, court rules

La Mesa pot shops

People Power:  La Mesa heroes honored

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Reservoirs filling up from rains

Sports: SDSU football:  Danny Gonzolez promoted

Monday, March 13, 2017


Rep. Hunter’s  raucous town hall

Concerns over racial jury verdicts

Water contamination in El Cajon

SDSU president is leaving

Bookshelf interview: Diana Lindsay, author of Coast to Cactus guide book

Sports: World Baseball Classic

Health: Tick talk

On the Road to Julian

Friday, March 17, 2017


Trump travel ban blocked again

Federal disaster declaration for our region

Border Patrol hiring issues

Trumpcare hurts poor Americans

Green Scene: Monsanto loses Roundup case

Bill would help deported veterans

Road repairs: County lacks funds

Controlled burns

Supervisors ban all marijuana sales and farming

Crimebeat: Shootings on I-8

Chief Parr named EMS administrator

SDSU anniversary

Public News Service daily news:  Trump budget, Sunshine Week, St. Patrick’s Day march, and more

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Tax help from AARP

Green scene: reservoirs fill up

Monday, March 20, 2017


Hunter town hall highlights, with clips

Capitol Report: Trump budget hurts hunting and fishing

Green Scene: fuel efficiency

El Cajon Council weighs crackdown on electronic device use by  Council members

Atkins bills: San Diego River conservation and affordable housing

Prescribed burns

Supervisors seek new funds for road repairs

Newsmaker interview: Bonnie Baranoff, La Mesa Conversations, and Lois Knowlton, La Mesa First United Methodist Church, on homeless issues in La Mesa

Ellen Ochoa named to Astronaut Hall of Fame

On the Road: Lake Jennings Tipis

Old Stone Store in Campo

Public News Service daily news:  Ryan healthcare, Supreme Court nominee, World Water Day

SDSU anniversary

Friday, March 24, 2017


Rep. Hunter under criminal probe by Justice Dept.

Comey admits Russia probe

Supreme Court limits presidential appointees

Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

Newsmaker interview: Steven Risnyk, immigration attorney

DNA bill

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Sports: Helix vs. Granite Hills game

Monday, March 27, 2017


Trumpcare bill dead; Speaker withdraws measure

Lead levels high in California

Public News Service: Water projects underfunded

Interest rates rise

Jamul  Village: Tribe purchases fire trucks for County

Sanctuary schools could face challenges if funding is cut

ECM photo contest

Greene Scene: Sewage spill in Los Coches Creek

Capitol Report: Medical research funding cuts

Jobs Talk:  Voepel bill lets employers give preference for hiring recent veterans

Bill would ban marriage by minors

Newsmaker: Dr. Fred Baughman, neurologist who believes deaths of young military members and vets are linked to psychoactive drugs

DNA test bill

Friday, March 31, 2017


Capitol Report: Trump budget

Russian deaths raise questions

Gov. Brown to Trump: don’t mess with California

Green Scene: Scientists to march on Earth Day

Residents seek halt to dumping in Lakeside

Santee sinkholes:  residents seek help

Rat bite fever case update

Newsmaker: Mike Garcia, filmmaker documenting election in 50th Congressional district

County parks offer outings

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Baby bobcat

ECM photo contest

Metropolitan Transit announces route changes

Public News Service: Water infrastructure

All shows also have station identifications and closing credits.


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