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Our September 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 Ray Lutz of Citizens Oversight on the San Onofre nuclear waste settlement and election integrity, judicial candidate Tim Nader, peace activists Nancy Ryan and SueEllen Treadwell. Plus we went on the road to the Ramona grape stomp and covered hot issues across East County, California and the nation.

 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 September shows:

Audio files are at the bottom of this page, below the index for each show.

Friday, September 1, 2017


Hurricane Harvey

Heat tips

Grossmont Healthcare District offers help for homeless with transportation

El Cajon Council approves help for homeless

Grossmont College response to Charlottesville violence

Little Flower Haven reconsidered by La Mesa Council

Skate park crime issues in Lakeside

Grid reliability – Public News Service

Newsmaker: Nancy Ryan and Suellen Treadwell on La Mesa Peace Day

Destination East County

Monday, September 4, 2017 – Rerun of Sept. 1, 2017 show due to Labor Day holiday weekend

Friday, September 8, 2017

Emergency updates: Mexico quake, fires, Hurricane Irma and other disasters

Capitol Report: DACA repeal and local reactions

Dam dangers

Save farmers

Hepatitis A in El Cajon

Destination East County: Top festivals and events

Newsmaker interview: Ray Lutz, Citizens Oversight, on election integrity issues

Monday, September 11, 2017


Hurricanes Irma and Jose updates

Capitol report: Disaster relief bill

La Mesa holds revote on Silvergate housing project

Hepatitis A in El Cajon

Hepatitis A-new guidelines

Border wall prototypes

Public News Service (PNS): Anti-labor and consumer policies

PNS: Food safety declines due to not enough inspectors

Health alert: worms in Costco salmon

Newsmaker interview: Ray Lutz, Citizens Oversight, nuclear over San Onofre nuclear waste

Friday, September 15, 2017


Capitol report: Trump signs disaster relief bill

Refugee ruling by Supreme Court

Million punches from the Heart in El Cajon benefits at-risk youths

Ramona Grape stomp (with audio clip)

U.C. DACA lawsuit

High school online

Kikito border mural

 SEIU settlement

San Diego approves marijuana growing and manufacturing

Social Security scammers

Dam Safety

Volunteers needed for our show

Sounds of History: Hurricane Kathleen

Destination East County: festivals and events

On the Road to Desert View Tower

Hepatitis A emergency declaration

Hepatitis A vaccinations

Aztecs report

Monday, September 18, 2017


PNS daily news:  Hurricane Maria, nursing home deaths, North Korea options

La Mesa approves Silvergate’s Little Flower Haven project

Councilman Kalasho: More controversies

Calif. has highest poverty rate in U.S.

Equifax hacked

Ramona grape stomp

Newsmaker interview: Tim Nader, judicial candidate running against Judge Gary Kreep

Kikito border mural draws national attention

Friday, September 22, 2017


Hepatitis outbreaks in East County

Kalasho threatens Union-Tribune: First Amendment experts speak out

CrimeBeat: Pot shop owner arrested

Bugsy’s Brew coffee shop closes in La Mesa

Pilot, passenger safe after El Cajon plane crash

People Power: Kitten trapped in Lexus rescued

Sports: New ABA basketball team in San Diego

Destination East County: Festivals and events

Mexico City quake

Hurricane Maria updates

Capitol report:  Healthcare repeal revived, Jimmy Kimmel  “lie detector”

PNS: Facebook Russia ads, healthcare repeal, Hurricane Harvey survivor long-term needs

PNS: 5G bill on Governor’s desk

Sounds of History: Gary McClintock, vacqueros

Monday, September 25, 2017


Hunter backs North Korea attack

North Korea calls Trump’s words “war declaration”

Wildfire Disaster Funding Act

Russia hacked Calif. elections

Boxing with heart

Fire weather forecast

La Mesa Council preview: affordable housing, marijuana, and ferret legalization

Sudan refugee crisis event

State dinosaur declared

On the Road to Julian

PNS: Travel restrictions for 8 countries, healthcare cuts, kids’ tax protections

Pot banned in cars

Bugsy Brew closes in La Mesa

Friday, September 29, 2017


East County Performing Arts Center management by Live Nations proposed

Hepatitis A emergency extended by County

Border wall prototype costs

Pres Awards 2017: 6 ECM reporters win

Green Scene: River Park bill signed

East County Transitional Living Center needs toiletries for women in shelter

Bill to make Trump disclose taxes goes to Governor

Stadium: SDSU West ballot measure

Wildfire: federal bill

County grand jurors chosen

Billy Moore at Boxing from the Heart

Spring Valley park meeting

Destination East County: festivals and events

PNS Daily News: Puerto Rico aid, healthcare, solar issues

Trump NFL kneeling controversy

On the Road to Desert View Tower

Note: All shows also include intro music, station identifications, PSA for East County Magazine nonprofit news, and closing credits.


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