Archive for Past Shows

6am Show: May 28, 2016 – Deana Gunn “Cooking with Trader Joe’s: The 5 Ingredient Cookbook” & Sheldon Brown from Ventura Breeze “The 4th Annual Felix & Fido Bring Me Home Adoption Festival”


Deana Gunn and Wona Miniati love good food, love to cook, and love Trader Joe’s. Time and time again, as they shopped the aisles at Trader Joe’s, and would overhear people saying, “What do you do with quinoa? How do you use tapenade? What goes well with ricotta-stuffed chicken?” Before they knew it, they were writing a cookbook. That was 2007 and they now have NINE Trader Joe’s cookbooks!- See more at HERE


Ventura Breeze publisher Sheldon Brown is a retired licensed architect and general building contractor who opened his private architectural practice in 1968. He launched the Ventura Breeze in Oct.24, 2007 with daughter Staci to inform Veterans regarding events, happenings and news about Ventura because there was not a local community-based newspaper to inform “locals” regarding Ventura. He is excited to share the event FELIX N’ FIDO “Bring Me Home” Adoption Festival! To learn more about the event click HERE.

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7am Show: May 28, 2016 – Director Angela May of The 30th Annual Ojai Wine Festival & Pernilla Lillarose “Imagine Being Kind to Yourself”


Executive Director of The 30th Annual Ojai Wine Festival, Angela May, is here to tell us more about this delightful event! June 12th from 12-4pm at the Lake Casitas Recreation Area, enjoy an afternoon of live music, amazing food, artisan vendors, and the best selection of beer and wine on the California Coast. Proceeds benefit Local and International Charity Projects. For more info tune in this Saturday or Click HERE!



Pernilla Lillarose is a certified Hakomi Practitioner and a Self-Love Mystic & Mentor. Through body-awareness, True Self-Love and the “Art of Allowing” she helps you cut through confusion and stuckness into clarity and freedom. Her gentle yet transformative message teaches you how to end the inner war of duality, befriend and trust yourself, and close the gap between who you truly are and who you think you are … or should be. Through True Self Love, she has an innate ability to help you Be Present in your body and feel what you already Know, but haven’t trusted yet.

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2pm Recovery Show: May 28, 2016 – Noah Levine “Refuge Recovery Treatment,” Peter Green “Gluten Exposed” & Champions of CHANGE


Noah Levine is a highly sought after meditation teacher, lecturer and addiction counselor whose unique philosophies align with Buddhism and Psychology.  Levine is the author of Best-Sellers Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering From Addiction (June 2014), Against The Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual Revolutionaries (May 2007) and Dharma Punx: A Memoir (May 2003) as well as the founder of Refuge Recovery treatment centers, an organization dedicated to helping individuals heal from addiction through meetings, communities, and treatment options.



Peter H.R. Green, M.D., is the director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University. Celiac disease has been his focus for the last 25 years with equal concentration on patient care and research. He is also the co-author of Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic.



Jim Ducan and Jann Huling are apart of the Champions of Change, creating homes for families and leading them to a more stable and successful life! Champions of Change will be holding an informational meeting on June 28, 2016 at the River Community Church in Ventura and will be serving dinner at 6PM. Listen to the stories that residents have to share about and learn how to get involved! Click HERE for more information.

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2pm Show: May 21, 2016 – Laurence J. Kotlikoff author of “Get What’s Yours” & Casa Pacifica’s Juliana Thiessen for The 23rd Annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine Food & Brew Festival

2pm Show Guests:

Laurence J. Kotlikoff, author of “Get What’s Yours,” is William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and a professor of economics at Boston University.  He is also president of Economic Security Planning, Inc., a company specializing in financial planning software.  His company websites are and  He is author or co-author of sixteen books, including Spend ‘Til the End and The Coming Generational Storm (both with Scott Burns).  His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, The Economist, Huffington Post, and other major publications.  He has served as a consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, governments around the world, and major U.S. corporations including Merrill Lynch, Fidelity Investments, and AON.  In addition, he has provided expert testimony on numerous occasions to committees of Congress.  He lives in Boston. Follow him @Kotlikoff.


Casa Pacifica‘s Development & Event Coordinator, Juliana Thiessen, is here to talk about the 23rd Annual Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival coming up on June 5th! This event has steadily grown since 1994 to become the premiere wine and food event in Ventura County. It began at the Ventura Pierpont Inn, continued from 2001 to 2006 at the Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard, and has flourished since 2007 at California State University’s Channel Islands in Camarillo. It was voted both “Best Charity Event” and “Best Food & Drink Festival” of Ventura County in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015!  For more info click HERE!

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7am Show: May 21, 2016 – Ross Emery Presents Roadshow Revival: A Celebration of American Roots Music & Angela May of The 30th Annual Ojai Wine Festival


Producer, Ross Emery, is hosting The 8th Annual ROADSHOW REVIVAL featuring top-notch Rockabilly, Outlaw Country, Johnny Cash tribute acts, Pin-Up Girl Pageant, Kustom cars and bikes, a guided tour of Johnny Cash’s legacy in Ventura County, VIP Lounge, beer, food, drinks, Kid’s Corral, and tons of vendors with unique offerings for everyone. June 25th and 26th by the beach on the grassy fields at Mission Park in Downtown Ventura. CLICK HERE!



Executive Director of The 30th Annual Ojai Wine Festival, Angela May, is here to tell us more about this delightful event! June 12th from 12-4pm at the Lake Casitas Recreation Area, enjoy an afternoon of live music, amazing food, artisan vendors, and the best selection of beer and wine on the California Coast. Proceeds benefit Local and International Charity Projects. For more info tune in this Saturday or Click HERE!

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6am Show: May 21, 2016 – Amy Gibson “Sex, Wigs & Whispers” & Rubicon Theatre’s James O’Neil for their upcoming production of “Clarence Darrow”

6am Show Guests:

Amy Gibson is the country’s leading wig designer and hair loss consultant to women suffering with cancer, alopecia and other related conditions. She is an author, nationally recognized speaker, alopecia activist, Emmy nominated soap opera star and founder of and Salons, a company established to offer women across the globe a solid resource for coping with the effects of hair loss, as well as assisting those seeking to renew their appearance, self-esteem and radiant healthfulness. 


Rubicon Theatre Co-Founder James O’Neil, who became Artistic Director Emeritus last year to develop new works for commercial production as President of Off-Broadway Across America, returns to the Rubicon stage later this month as an actor. Beginning May 25, O’Neil plays one of the most intriguing and controversial characters of 19th- and 20th-century America in David Rintels’ compelling one-man play Clarence Darrow. Clarence Darrow will begin performances on Wednesday, May 25, will open on Saturday, May 28 at 7pm and continue through Sunday, June 12 at the Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura. For Ticket Info Click HERE!

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2pm Recovery Show: May 14, 2016 – Peter Rosenberger founder of Caregivers With Hope & Comedians Mark Lundholm & Kurtis Matthews

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Peter Rosenberger is the founder of Caregivers With Hope. For the past 30 years, radio host, author, speaker, accomplished pianist, and black-belt in Hapkido, Peter has personally traveled the path of the family caregiver. In the process, he has learned that a caregiver cannot only survive, but thrive in the midst of oftentimes grim circumstances. In an unparalleled journey with his wife Gracie, he has navigated a medical nightmare that has mushroomed to 78 operations, the amputation of both of Gracie’s legs, treatment by more than 60 doctors in 12 hospitals, 7 medical insurance companies, and $9 million in medical bills. Visit his website HERE

Mark Lundholm has performed in all 50 states and 10 foreign countries. From world-renowned musicians, heads of state, Fortune 500 companies to rehabilitation centers and convicted felons, Mark has truly entertained on the world’s stage. He’s appeared on ComedyCentral, Showtime, A&E, CBS, and NBC. Mark wrote and performed his own one-man show off-Broadway in New York City reaching critical acclaim, and in his spare time created the now staple DVD series, Humor in Treatment and the Recovery Board Game. One thing is clear about Mark Lundholm – he’s not slowing down anytime soon. With a brand new DVD series called Family in Treatment out, a soon-to-be-finished book and a television series in development, there are plenty more laughs coming from this revolutionary entertainer!

Kurtis Matthews has toured nationally and internationally since 1984. He starred in the BBCs ‘find me the funny’ and has appeared on A and E and VH1. Currently, he performs in multiple NA, AA conventions, Rehabs and private fundraisers every year. In 1999, he founded the San Francisco Comedy College (SFCC), which has become the largest stand-up school in America. Over the past fifteen years, the SFCC has cultivated new comedians who have revitalized the local comedy market and have won a majority of comedy competitions in the Bay Area.

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7am Show: May 14, 2016 – Baby Declyn Shea Haas & Helene Segura president of the International Board of Certification for Professional Orgnaizers

7am Show Guests:

Declyn Shea Haas was born at 24 weeks, 5 days gestation and was only 1 pound, 14 ounces at birth. She was given a slim chance of survival. Thanks to the Los Robles Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists and staff, along with the advancements made by March of Dimes research, Declyn was given a fighting chance. Declyn spent 93 days in the NICU and has thrived beyond her parents’ wildest dreams. She will soon be 2 years old and has a bright future ahead. Supporting March of Dimes allows vital research, education and outreach programs that benefit all babies. Please help March of Dimes improve the health of our babies while empowering us, as parents, to make a difference. Click HERE for more info.

Helene Segura, a sought-after productivity coach to a wide variety of professionals, is the president of the International Board of Certification for Professional Organizers. Also a member of the National Speakers Association, she lives in San Antonio, TX. Visit her website here!

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6am Show: May 14, 2016 – Linda Drevenstedt author of “Life Path by Design” & Daisy Tatum with The California Strawberry Festival & Randy Graham author of “Ojai Valley Vegan Cookbook”

6am Show Guests:

Linda Drevenstedt is the founder and president of the highly successful management consulting firm, Drevenstedt Consulting, LLC. Beginning her career as a dental hygienist, Linda quickly saw that she could help dental practices and their owners, dentists and staff operate more efficiently through dental practice administration. Linda holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration and is a 15-year professional member of the National Speakers Association. She is also on the board of the National Association of Women Business Owners Ventura chapter and is a certified Talent Smart Emotional Intelligence trainer. Linda Drevenstedt is a professional speaker, consultant and published author of nine practice management manuals and co-author of two books. She has been named one of the “Leaders in Dental Consulting & Speaking” by Dentistry Today magazine for the past decade. Linda lives in Ventura, California with he husband of 25 years and can be reached at 805-323-5041 or

Daisy Tatum will be telling us about one of the top festivals in the nation and what kind of activities, attractions, and vendors will be in place. The California Strawberry Festival will be on May 21 & 22 in Oxnard, CA. Join in on the fun and create sweet memories! For more information, click HERE or see Kim’s Highlights below!

Randy Graham has been a vegetarian for over 40 years and is known in Ventura County as the Valley Vegetarian or Chef Randy. He enjoys cooking for friends and family using ingredients from backyard vegetable and herb gardens. His food is often called vegetarian comfort food – real food for real people. His Chef Randy column is syndicated in California newspapers. He has published four books on vegetarian cooking and lifestyle. His most current book, “Ojai Valley Vegan Cookbook”, includes 113 new vegan recipes.

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2pm Show: April 30, 2016 – Mark Wolynn “It Didn’t Start With You” & Carole Brody Fleet “When Bad Things Happen to Good Women”

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A pioneer in this field, director of the Family Constellation Institute in San Francisco, and creator of the Core Language Approach, Mark Wolynn, discusses his groundbreaking approach to identifying and breaking the pattern of inherited family trauma in his book It Didn’t Start With You. He is a leading expert on inherited family trauma who trains clinicians and treats people struggling with depression, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive thoughts, self-injury, chronic illness and pain. A sought-after lecturer, he leads workshops at hospitals, clinics, conferences, and teaching centers around the world. In time for Trauma Awareness Month and Mental Health Month in May, It Didn’t Start With You is an accessible, pragmatic, and prescriptive guide to the method with which Wolynn has helped thousands of people reclaim their lives. To Learn More About Mark Wolynn visit


Carole Brody Fleet, award-winning and bestselling  author of, Happily EVEN After…(Viva Editions) winner of the Books for a Better Life Award, one of the top national awards in publishing; as well as the critically praised national bestseller, Widows Wear Stilettos… (New Horizon Press), answers what we do when bad things invade our lives in her forthcoming book and #1 New Release When Bad Things Happen to Good Women: Getting You (or Someone You Love) Through the Toughest Times (Viva Editions). Her work is a unique and fresh approach to learning how to successfully cope with and move forward from many of life’s challenges that women of all ages have faced or may face in today’s world. Carole Brody Fleet has not gone through life unbruised. She lost her husband in 2000 to the degenerative disease ALS. She is an authority on grief, loss, and life-adversity recovery as well as a popular media contributor; her work has been written about in countless magazines, newspapers, and websites. She resides with her family in Southern California. For more info on Carole, please visit

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