In 2015 Roosevelt Elementary School of the San Gabriel Unified School District launched the Music Immersion Experience (MIE) academic program, which allows students to receive instruction from a music specialist every day, up to 11 hours a week. The MIE has dramatically changed the school climate at Roosevelt, with greatly improved test scores. Roosevelt MIE [...]
Our guest for four segments is David J. Rosen, Founder, Newsome Associates, a company dedicated to adult basic skills and literacy for out-of-school youth with specialization in integration of education technology. In the new digital divide, there are those who don't use the Internet, especially to meet personal and work-related learning. With the right approach [...]
Guest 1: San Diego Women’s FoundationKatie Sawyer, Executive Director of the San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF), chats about the SDWF’s mission; and its latest funding cycle that will provide about $200,000 in grants to organizations that work to combat human trafficking. Guest 2: Medical Marijuana, Inc.Dr. Stuart Titus, President & CEO of Medical Marijuana, Inc., [...]
Guest 1: Carlsbad ChamberAhmed Haque, Chairman of the Board for the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, talks about the recent retirement of longtime chamber CEO, Ted Owen; the announcement of new chamber CEO, Bret Schanzenbach; services offered to chamber members; and the chamber’s “Green Business Expo on April 17. Guest : Volunteers of America SouthwestGerald McFadden, [...]
Guest: Eastlake girls' soccer coach Mark Coziahr
Mark Balmert, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), is joined by Josh Wells, CEO of Planck Aerosystems, to talk about his company being awarded a DIV grant. Balmert chats about the featured speakers at upcoming SDMAC Breakfasts.
Fontana Unified School District’s Kaiser High School Catamount Pride Band and Color Guard received the honor of being the Premier Band for the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade, participating in the opening ceremony and performing with pop legend Chaka Khan. Kaiser High Instrumental Music Director Anthony Allmond and Catamount band members Erica Gonzalez and Gabriela [...]
Guest 1: California Mayors Cyber CupLiz Fraumann, Executive Advisor of California Cyberhub, and Dick Jeffreys, President of the local chapter of the Air Force Association, talk about the details of the California Mayors Cyber Cup, a statewide competition focused on raising cyber awareness and career pathways for underserved middle and high school students. Guest 2: [...]
Guest 1: Susan G. Komen San DiegoLizzie Wittig, Director of Mission and Public Policy for Susan G. Komen San Diego, talks about the organization’s mission and services to women and their families that include paying for breast screenings and diagnostic tests for those in need. Wittig is joined by Mike Watts, Vice President of Investor [...]
Jess Kearney, Deputy Sports Editor of The San Diego Union-Tribune, and Steve Brand, Awards Director for the San Diego Sports Association, are joined by Jim Tomey, Francis Parker boys basketball coach, to chat about the Top 10-ranked Lancers hoopsters. Kearney and Brand highlight the U-T Top 10 basketball rankings.