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October 28, 2018 (San Diego's East County)-- Our August and September 2018 radio shows are now online. For links to listen to the shows plus an index with full list of topics and interviews, click "read more" and scroll down. (Audio files may take a few moments to load).

Our interviews included author Richard Carrico, Claudio Erickson of Unplugged Village, all four candidates for La Mesa City Council (previously published in our politics section) and discussion of the top issues across our region and our 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.  (Note, our August shows reran on Fridays due to staff vacations.) Read more and listen to our August and September shows below:

Friday, August 3, 2018


City Races – who’s running so far

Capitol Report:  50th Congressional District race tightens

Rite Aid workers may strike

Utility bailouts

Tribal Beat: Jamul-Lyons Valley Road improvements

Green Scene: Torrey Wind update

Rattlesnake tips

Park closures in August

Healthcare funds restored

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Crimebeat: Woman backed over; copper wire thieves

People Power: Burr Cardiac

Learning to live with coyotes

Wset Fire fundraiser

PNS: Manafort investigation, Clean cars, Dakota pipeline

Veterans of the year nominations

Ready, Set, Grow: Fall planting tools

Friday, August 10, 2018


Capitol Report: Obama endorses Campa-Najjar

Kalasho Charry admissions

Kalasho dog attack makes national news

Green Scene: Balmy beaches

People Power: Mimi Pollack helping immigrant families

Newsmaker interview: Richard Carrico, author, anthropologist, educator, historian and winemaker + preview of East County Fest

Public News Service (PNS): Sessions contempt threat, Charlottesville protests, farm tariffs

Animal Tales: Tiger cubs at Lions, Tigers and Bears in Alpine

Rattlesnake tips

Syrian refugee family split up

Health alert on dragon’s breath

Rates to drop after San Onofre settlement

Peace Day event

Living with coyotes

West Fire fundraiser

Veterans of the Year awards

Friday, August 17, 2018


San Onofre whistleblower

Ramona family rescued

LMSV school board races

Kalasho “unAmerican” slur against El Cajon

Vehicles causing fires

People Power: Bilingual nursing students

Body of teen found at Spring Valley reservoir

Destination East County

West Fire fundraiser

Peace Day La mesa

Newsmaker interview: Claudia Erickson, Unplugged Village

Prop 13 commercial property tax reforms

ECM volunteer announcement

Animal Tales: Tiger cubs in Alpine

Anza Borrego Foundation photo contest

PNS: Omarosa tapes, police violence, Bears Ears Monument

Cool Zones

On the Road: Desert View Tower

PNS: polluted sites for detention centers

Friday, August 24, 2018

Capitol Report: Rep. Duncan Hunter indicted, pleads not guilty

Senator Anderson assault threat alleged

Kalasho quits Democratic party

Predator Quarles release proposed in Jacumba

Heat records broken

People Power: Alpine’s West Fire fundraiser a success

Anza Borrego Foundation photo contest

Plane crash in Descanso

Newcastle health alert

Destination East County

ECM Volunteers needed

PNS: Net neutrality goes to Assembly

Bookshelf: Alan Mindell, author of “The Closer” (rerun)

Julian Fiddle competition (rerun)

Friday, August 31, 2018

El Monte sand mining Sept 25 meeting set

Hunter lead slips to single digits in new poll

$2 million in homeless funds for East County

Jogger killed in Santee

People Power: Brady Family Clubhouse

Capitol Report: Trump claims Google rigs search results

New Alpine fire fundraiser

Driving while high: controller warns cannabis industry

Greden Scene: CA’s 100% renewable energy bill

Destination East County

Pharmacy drug database online

PNS: Senator McCain death raises cell phone issues

Heat is on

Predator Quarles

Newcastle disease warning

New West Fire benefit Sept. 8

Sounds of History: Jack Dougherty, old Jamacha schoolhouse (rerun)

Desert View Tower

Note September 3 show was a rerun or Aug. 31 show

Friday, September 7, 2018


Capitol Report: Trump Labor Day actions

Kavanaugh judicial hearing

Bench warrant issued for Jessica Kalasho

Ben Kalasho inflates claims about record

Hunter could lose pension

Alpine West fundraiser #2

Newsmaker: La Mesa Councilman Bill Baber on marijuana issues

Destination East County

El Monte sand mining EIR and meeting

Monday, September 10, 2018


PNS: Hurricane Florence, CA may bar junk health insurance

Mexico travel warning

Prius recalls

Algae blooms in local lakes

Grossmont College Coach killed in murder-suicide

Newsmaker interview: Lemon Grove Council candidate Kamaal Martin

Destination East County

Sand mining EIR in El Monte Valley

Jessica Kalasho bench warrant

People Power: Brady Family Clubhouse in  La Mesa

Friday, September 14, 2018


Scooter craze: cities weigh regulations

Green Scene: Borrego Country Club Estates defeated by Supervisors

Newsmaker interviews: Julian-Cuyamaca Fire Protection District:  Chief Mike Van Bibber, Lori Foss, and Karen Kiefer on fight to save the volunteer district

Airplane noise: working group to study

Historic railway depot damaged in  La Mesa

Crimebeat: Boyfriend charged in El Cajon teen murder

Destination East County

Monday, September 17, 2018


Dangerous drugs

PNS: Cities in CA push for electric vehicles

Presidential alerts test

Leadership forum to increase diversity in  agencies

CHP crackdown on motorists who pass school busses illegally

La Mesa historic train depot vandalized

Poll workers needed

Newsmaker interview: Dave Meyers, candidate for La Mesa City Council

Newsmaker interview: La Mesa Councilman Bill Baber on his reelection campaign

PNS: Kavanaugh sex abuse allegations

Home safety tips

Friday, September 21, 2018


Kalasho faces federal lawsuit over blocking opponents on social media

Newsmaker interview: Dr. Akilah Weber, candidate for La Mesa City Council

Newsmaker: La Mesa Councilman Guy McWhirter on his reelection campaign

Destination East County

Monday, September 24, 2018


PNS: Kavanaugh has second accuser, Violence Against Women Act update

San Miguel Fire Board race

La Mesa-Spring Valley School Board Race 

SDSU stations air cranes year-round in East County to fight fires

CPUC hearing Friday in San Diego on emergency communications

Marine hero saves woman from burning SUV

People Power: homeless clothing drive

Big ballots need extra postage

Destination East County

Bookshelf: Mark Jorgensen, author/expert on bighorn sheep (rerun)

Friday, September 28, 2018

Capitol Report: Kavanaugh nomination advances for Supreme Court

People Power: Firefighters’ stair climb commemorates 9/11

LMSV school board race

Senator Joel Anderson reprimanded by Legislature

Helix Water warns of scam

Green Scene: Skyline senior housing project on open space draws controversy

Tuberculosis at Viejas

Jobs Talk: Grossmont College Career Expo

Pharmacy drug takebacks

Big ballots

Destination East County

On the Road: Julian fiddle competition (rerun)

SDGE stations air cranes year-round for fire protection

PNS: Young parents need help in CA

Note: All shows also include station IDs and may include public service announcements


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