Rio Hondo College Fire Academy Coordinator Tracy Rickman and Cadet Josh Morris discuss the school’s 50-year anniversary celebration, fire safety, the myriad challenges of preparing a Wildland firefighting force, and the special qualities needed to be a firefighter or EMT. Kenmore Elementary School in the Baldwin Park Unified School District is a California Distinguished School [...]
It was a pleasure to have with us, Migell Acosta, Director of the San Diego County Library. Migell spoke about the different ways that libraries provide resources to residents so that they read better, write better, do math better, function better, and live a better quality of life. He shared information about e-books, library-literacy services, [...]
Guest 1: San Diego Memoir Writers Association (SDMWA)Tracy Jones, Membership Director of the San Diego Memoir Writers Association (SDMWA), is joined by her colleague, Judy Reeves, Writer/Teacher for San Diego Writers, Ink., to talk about the 4th Annual San Diego Memoir Showcase that will be held on Monday, October 22. Guest 2: Union-Tribune Immigrant ProjectLuis [...]
Guest 1: Author, Joseph Olshan: Black Diamond FallAcclaimed author Joseph Olshan talks about his latest book, Black Diamond Fall, based on real-life events at Middlebury College in Vermont and nearby Robert Frost Homestead. Olshan chats about a new book in progress and advice for new writers. Guest 2: Emilio Nares FoundationRichard Nares, Co-Founder of the [...]
We dig in with first class educator and CEO of Activated Reader, Tom Donohue, to discuss the reading challenges in America and how best to raise the roof on outcomes. One of the key takeaways.... WORDS MATTER and the reading problem is a vocabulary problem.
Jess Kearney, Deputy Sports Editor of The San Diego Union-Tribune, and Steve Brand, Awards Director for the San Diego Hall of Champions, are joined by Doug Peabody, Bishop’s boys water polo coach. Kearney and Brand talk about last week’s lightening-shortened football schedule; the Union-Tribune Top 10 football rankings; and this week’s top matchups.
Part 1: Paramount Adult School Principal Dr. Yvonne Rodriguez and Assistant Principal Hector Lujan discuss the role the adult school plays in the community, the recent ribbon-cutting for their new cosmetology program, and the joys of watching their students become citizens of the United States. Part 2: Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education School Senior [...]
Guest 1: Green Homes Tour Adam Pascu, a member of the Green Homes Tour Committee, talks about the annual program of the San Diego Building Council that will showcase 13 homes on Sunday, October 21. Pascu is joined by builder Rebecca Tasker, and Brian and Sue Fallgren, whose home was built by Tasker and will [...]
Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, chats about last week’s joint SDMAC/Fleet Week Breakfast on Thursday, October 25, featuring keynote speaker, VADM Ted Carter, Jr., Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. Balmert discusses last Saturday’s Notre Dame-Navy football game; 2018 Fleet Week San Diego events; and the rollout of the [...]