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Our January 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 January, click here or scroll down.

Our newsmaker interviews included Congresswoman Susan Davis, Windwalker and the MCW (Grammy nominees), the founders of Camp Onward, and Steve Lauria from California Health Network.  Hot topics included  new laws in 2016, the presidential primary, a lawsuit over Covert Canyon, a felony charge against a local Superintendent, a police shooting in El Cajon, wild winter weather, and much more.  

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.

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

Monday, January 4, 2016


Minimum wage hike

Borrego groundwater hearing

Tax the rich initiative

Lemon Grove Council preview

New police reporting requirements

Ramona’s wild carjackings

Year’s top stories in 2015: Miriam Raftery and Ed Barena

New laws for motorists

Predator Ural Davis: hearing on release in Jacumba hot Springs

Fire victim was preschool teacher

Weather: parade of storms

Inmate crews to help with El Nino

Newsmaker: Lisa Woods, long rider (rerun)

Friday, January 8, 2016


Storm wrap-up- El Nino damage, snow

Shot hole borer beetles threaten trees

Go Fund Me Site for East County mom

ATM thieves

Sports: Gulls All Stars

Destination East County: top festivals and events

El Nino storm tips


People Power:  Camp  Onward interviews with Nancy Hagan and Kathy Gerstenberg

Daily national news headlines from Public News Service (gun violence, North Korea, reproductive rights issues and more)

Sports: Chargers coach to remain

Tax the rich initiative

Viejas adds air ambulance

Green Scene: Wildlife corridor

Monday, January 11, 2016

(Our January 11 show did not air due to transmitter damaged by ice)

Friday, January 15, 2016  (aired on online stream only, transmitter still damaged by ice)


Tax relief for flood victims

Governor’s budget proposal

Julian paramedics

Flu update

Hoverboard bans

NFL vote on Chargers: Roundtable with Liz Alper, Ed Barena and Devoreo Bell


Mosquito virus discussion

Lemon Grove dispensaries

Finding Rover finds three dogs

Albion Soccer comes to San Diego

Police reporting requirements in New Year

Monday, January 18, 2016


Ex-superintendent of Mountain Empire Van Zant charged with felony

Green Scene: Yosemite names grab

Porter Ranch gas leak could blow out

Daily national news from PNS: (Democratic debate, MLK Day, coal on public lands and more)

Zika travel warning


Governor’s budget

Newsmaker: Steve Lauria, California Health Network, on Santee Health Awareness Month

Flood relief PSA

Libraries for Lakeside and Casa del Oro

Newsmaker: Raelee Nicole, musician (rerun)

Finding Rover finds three dogs

Friday, January 22,  2016

El Cajon Police fatal shooting of passenger and dog

Presidential campaign: racism (Trump v. Sanders)

Porter Ranch update

Green Scene: Covert Canyon lawsuit filed (clip from Duncan McFetridge, Cleveland National Forest Foundation)

Newsmaker: Congresswoman Susan Davis


Destination East County: top festivals and events

Chargers news

Monday, January 25, 2016

$12 million judgment against CalTrans over Valley Fever

Cost of smoking

Crimebeat: Predator Ural Davis release in Jacumba Hot Springs

Supreme Court to hear immigrants rights case

Dancing at the Ramona Library (County News)

New laws in 2016 – Miriam Raftery and Ed Barena discussion

Newsmaker: Congresswoman Susan Davis (rerun)

Reservoirs and snow pack levels

Ex-Monte Vista football star murdered

Friday, January 29, 2016


Storm warning

Lori Saldana runs for mayor

Van Zant, ex-Superintendent of Mountain Empire, charged with felony

Grossmont Union High School District will redistrict

Green Scene: hottest year ever

Juvenile justice reforms

Raiders may come to San Diego

Destination East County: top festivals and events

Tribal Beat: Windwalker and the MCWs, Grammy nominees (music excerpts from: Prairie Rose Journey, the Reunion, Mother’s Heartbeat)

Note: All shows also include station IDs and closing credits.