OUR DECEMBER RADIO SHOWS ARE NOW ONLINE: LISTEN NOW!

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Our December shows are now online—including special reports on East County issues, holiday specials, interviews with top newsmakers and people making a positive difference in our community.  Click here for a list of our December shows with links to listen online.

You can also hear our one-hour show live when it airs on KNSJ 89.1 FM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 5 p.m. and reruns Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m.  Or listen live online during those hours at www.KNSJ.org.

 

 

Monday, December 30, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/qudf1jzw64/ECMShow12-30-13.mp3

News : surge in healthcare signup

Sports: Ed Barrena reports Chargers beat Chiefs, have shot at Super Bowl

Green Scene: E-waste recycling event

Local Government Report: Boulevard Planning Group to hear Soitec solar projects

News: Meatball the rescued bear to be honored with Rose Parade float

Capitol report:  Long-term unemployment benefits expire

David Dickens reflects on ancestor Charles Dickens & the meaning of A Christmas Carol

Destination East County:  Ariele Johannsen shares this week’s tops festivals, events and attractions

Green Scene: Hawk Watch wildlife program closes after guilty plea by founder

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Tribal Beat: Interview with Norrie Robbins, PhD, geologist on Science Explorers Club, bringing science to children on reservations

East County Eater: reviews Grossmont Hospital food while awaiting cardiac surgery

News: Governor Brown pardons firefighter who saved teen’s life in Harris Fire

News: SDSU to remodel library

Closing credits

Friday, December 27, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/8jmn138cbp/ECMShow12-27-13.mp3

Update on Leon Thompson surgery

Dave Dickens reflects on his ancestor, Charles Dickens, and the meaning of A Christmas Carol

Holiday memories: Ken Hanson, M.D., reflects on Christmas seasonand life in Pearl Harbor after bombing in World War II

News story: 4.5 quake shook East County on Christmas Day

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Consumer tips:  Stores tighten up gift return policies

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Destination East County: This week’s top festivals, events and attractions

News blurb: Rose Parade Float to honor Meatball, rescued bear in Alpine

Sounds of History: Helen Ofield shares holiday memories from the Depression Era by Dr. Evan McGregor

Best of East County: Rerun of interview with Elizabeth Lou, Nile Sisters, on her efforts to help refugee women and their families

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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/bwk2rlq367/ECMShow12-25-13.mp3

News story: Mountain lion seen in Lemon Grove on Christmas morning

Governor issued Christmas Eve pardon to firefighter who saved teen in Harris Fire (rerun)

Skate park opens in Alpine

Sports: Poinsettia Bowl kicks off Dec. 26 in San Diego/MTS adds lines for game

Public Service Announcement: Halo Community Foundation/Visiting Angels

Holiday memories: ECM reporter Nadin Abbott recalls childhood holidays in Acapulco, Mexico

Sounds of History: Helen Ofeld recalls her own Italian family holidays in New York in the 1940s

Capitol Report: President Obama asks Congress to extend unemployment after holidays

News: County Agriculture Dept. urges holiday travelers not to pack a pest in your luggage

News: Thousands of gift deliveries through UPS delayed

Destination East County: Ariele Johannsen shares this week’s festivals, events and attractions, from New Year’s events to desert activities

Public News Service:  CA underwater parks celebrate anniversary

Christmas tree recycling information

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Report: World hunger rising; test your knowledge through United Nations site and feed a hungry child

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Sounds of History: Helen Ofeld reflects on childhood Christmas Eve memories of British Columbia, Canada

Tribal Beat: Barona donates $5,000 education grant to Hill Creek Elementary in Santee

Holiday country music by U.S. Army Band (public domain)

Vines and Wines: Greg Maness reflects on 2013 changes in East County’s vineyard and wine industries

 

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Dramatic reading: ‘Twas the Night before Christmas in East County

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Monday, December 23, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/mju9x1myl0/ECMShow12-23-13.mp3

Opening remarks: Miriam Raftery

News: Senator Feinstein strives to transfer firefighting aircraft to Forest Service

News: Pastor at St. Pius Church, Jamul, seriously injured in car crash

Sports: Poinsettia Bowl to be held Dec. 26 in San Diego

Weather Report with David Dickens

Tribal Beat: Barona awards $5,000 education grant to Hill Creek Elementary, Santee

Sheriff’s holiday patrols: free service to public

Consumer Alert: Target users’credit and debit card info hacked

Agriculture Report: County Agriculture Dept. asks travelers to “not pack a pest” in luggage

Sounds of History: Helen Ofeld reads holiday memoir by Dr. Evan McGregor, recalling Lemon Grove in the Depression

 Vines and Wines: Greg Maness reflects on 2013 changes in East County’s vineyard and wine industries

Toy safety report

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Stories of the Year: Leon Thompson interviews ECM editor on the top East County stories of 2013

Dramatic Reading: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas in East County

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Friday, December 20, 2013

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News story: El Cajon appoints Star Bales, Chaldean woman, to City Council (includes interview with the new Councilwoman)

Education: Teacher’s strike possibility  looms in Alpine after AUSD slashes pay and benefits

Destination East County: Ariele Johannsen shares this week’s top festivals, events and attractions

CrimeBeat: Thieves rob Salvation Army bell ringer’s kettle

Education report: GUHSD media statement falls short of Grand Jury’s request for unconditional clarification on Alpine high school

Public Service Announcement: Mountain Health & Community Services: toys and food needed to help local families

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Year in review: Stories of the Year 2013 (rerun)

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013 – rerun of prior week’s show

Monday, December 16, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/qc5ml37mau/ECMShow12-16-13.mp3

News story: Wind turbine explodes, causes brush fire: Interview with witness David Elliott

Public Service Announcement: Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts produced by nonprofit East County Magazine

Newsmaker interview: Ben Kalasho, President, San Diego East County Chaldean-American Chamber of Commerce, speaks on the new Chamber

Sheriff’s holiday patrols: free service

Hazardous toys to avoid this holiday season

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Vines and Wines: Greg Maness reflects on 2013 changes in East County’s vineyards and wine-making industries

County launches online tip line to report location of child support dodgers

Bookshelf: Reina Menasche interviews Drusilla Campbell, award-winning author and writing instructor

Holiday safety tips

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Friday, December 13, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/x0uj7jll6v/ECMShow12-13-13.mp3

Special report: El Cajon Council interviews candidates for Council opening (hear highlights of their statements)

Destination East County: Ariele Johannsen shares tips on top festivals, events and activities

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Viejas donates 12,000 toys to benefit local children

Hazardous toys to avoid this holiday season

News report: Activist Ray Lutz wins $60,000 civil rights lawsuit against City of San Diego

Public Service Announcement: Mountain Health & Community Services needs toys and food to help families in need

County launches online tip line to report location of child support dodgers

Reel to Reel: Dean Bruce interviews members of Against the Ordinary (songs: Unsound Mind and Destruction Blues)

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/4txuq3872s/ECMShow12-11-13.mp3

Capitol Report: Rep. Hunter suggests support for tactical nuclear weapons if U.S. launches air strike against Iran

Tribal Beat: Leon Thompson interviews SDSU’s Rose Margaret Orrantia, winner of KPBS Local Heroes award

Public Service Announcement: Mountain Health & Community Services needs toys and food to help families in need

Destination East County: Ariele Johnannsen shares this week’s top festivals, events and attractions

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News story: Wind turbine explodes, causes brush fire: Interview with witness David Elliott

Public Service Announcement: Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts produced by nonprofit East County Magazine

News:  International leaders hold groundbreaking for new border highway

Sounds of History: Helen Ofeld interviews Gary McClintock on vaqueros of the southwest

Sports: Aztecs head to Idaho’s Potato Bowl

EDCO turns fat into fuel: recycle kitchen grease for conversion to biodiesel

Secret Santa and El Cajon residents replace family’s stolen decorations

Dangerous toys

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Monday, December 9, 2013

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Newsmakers: Interviews with Lake Morena residents and a City representative discuss the City’s plan to drain Lake Morena

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Local Government Report: Agenda highlights for Julian Planning Group, La Mesa, El Cajon and Santee City Council, and Grossmont Union High School District Board

Weather report: High wind warning issued

Tribal Beat:  Barona donates $5,000 grant to Clover Flat Elementary School

Holiday safety tips

Sports: Aztecs head to Idaho for Potato Bowl

Green Scene: Elizabeth Perez-Halperin named White House Champion of Change

Public Service Announcement: Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts produced by nonprofit East County Magazine

East County Trivia Quiz: holiday trivia

Ready, Set, Grow: Connie Beck offers gardening tool care tips

Closing Credits

Friday, December 6, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/949m2a0itj/ECMShow12-6-13.mp3

 Newsmakers: Janis Mork covers Alpine Unified School District board meeting on proposed cuts in teachers’ pay and benefits

Sports: CIF Championships preview

27 applications received for El Cajon Council vacancy

Green Scene: Elizabeth Perez-Halperin named White House Champion of Change

Public Service Announcement: Mountain Health & Community Services needs toys and food to help families in need

Amber Alert: Elizabeth Romero and abductor may be heading to Mexico

Public Service Announcement: Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts produced by nonprofit East County Magazine

Jobs Talk: Fast food workers on strike

Crime Beat: Post Office offers reward in robbery case

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Weather Report: Snow forecast

Destination East County: Ariele Johannsen previews this week’s top festivals, events and attractions

Secret Santa and El Cajon residents replace stolen ornaments

Sounds of History: Helen Ofield interviews Gary McClintock, McClintock Saddleworks on the craft of saddle making

Closing Credits

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

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Health Alert: Deceptive website set up by CA Assembly Republican Caucus draws criticism

News: SD Police Officer saves driver form burning car in Grantville

Green Scene: Interview with Julian resident  and solar expert Martin Learn on latest solar trends

Crime Beat: County announces new proposed location in Campo to house violent sexual predator

Public Service Announcement: Mountain Health & Community Services needs toys and food to help families in need

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Crime Beat: Post Office offers reward in postal robbery case

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Destination East County: Ariele Johannsen previews this week’s top festivals, events and attractions

Bookshelf: Reina Menasche interviews educational author D.L. Fabrey

Closing Credits

Monday, December 2, 2013

http://k007.kiwi6.com/hotlink/udcdudwdnu/ECMShow-12-2-13.mp3

Newsmakers:  ECM editor Miriam Raftery interviews Gary Beck, founder of Rescue Task Force

Weather: Snow and cold weather forecast

Local Government Report: Supervisors to weigh Fire Authority fees, plus highlights of agenda items for Boulevard Planning Group, Lemon Grove and El Cajon Councils

Public Service Announcement: Mountain Health & Community Services needs toys and food to help families in need

Public Service Announcement: Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts produced by nonprofit East County Magazine

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Green Scene: Desert solar projects are incinerating birds

Secret Santa and residents replace stolen holiday decorations

Fat to fuel: EDCO accepts recycled kitchen grease to convert into biodiesel

CrimeBeat:  Arrests made in Ultralight aircraft pot smuggling case

Health update: CA won’t let people keep own healthcare plans

East County Trivia Quiz: holiday trivia

Bookshelf: Reina Menasche interviews award winning author Peggy Lang

Public Service Announcement: Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts produced by nonprofit East County Magazine

Closing Credits