Archive for Past Shows

6am Show: April 30, 2016 – Dr. Maya Warren from Pinkberry & Melissa Sullivan from Mayflower’s Moving Haven & Eric Lyman from ALG TrueCar Inc. & Dr. David Atkins from the Department of Veterans Affairs

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Dr. Maya Warren, PH.D., is the Lead Food Scientist at Pinkberry! Innovating on current trends, Pinkberry is providing more choices for its customers. Dairy-free Pinkberry has no dairy, no gluten and no added sugars. Strawberry Just Fruit Swirl is simply made with real fruit and offers three of the recommended daily servings of fruit in a medium size. The latest flavor to launch is Coconut Milk Swirl. Maya Warren tells us about Pinkberry’s new thoughtfully handcrafted products and how prioritizing freshness and avoiding processed foods free of dairy, added sugar and gluten can help people enjoy better-for-you snacks and treats that taste as good as they make you feel. 


Melissa Sullivan, Mayflower’s Moving Haven and Director of Marketing Communications, is an expert on the latest U.S. moving trends! She provides some tips to those planning to make a move. According to the soon to be released Mayflower Movers Insights survey, one in five Millennials have moved to a new city in the past year. Of Millennials who have moved, nearly half identified “love” as a reason for moving, many moved for the “culinary scene” and selection of family activities. A former broadcast producer, Melissa is an experienced and vibrant speaker who can connect with audiences with plenty of stories about the relocation process and data on just who’s packing up and why. As a Millennial, Melissa is living proof of the moving trends found in the 2016 Mayflower Movers Insights Study and can discuss how her own personal moving experiences reflect the study!


Eric Lyman, vice president of industry insights for ALG and top industry analyst at ALG parent company TrueCar, Inc., oversees the consulting group and residual value forecast for ALG and provides thought leadership and data analysis for media and other external stakeholders for TrueCar. This week, he tells us about eco-friendly cars: their consumer benefits and misconceptions. With Earth Day on our minds, listeners will be glad to know that thanks to low gas prices, state and federal rebate programs and automaker incentives, it’s easy for Americans to drive green!


April is National Minority Health Month
Dr. David Atkins, Acting Chief Research and Development Officer in the Department of Veterans Affairs, is here to tell us about Health Care Access and Quality for Minority Veterans. Health care is distributed unevenly in the United States, and minority populations often receive less care than others, or care of lesser quality. Members of minority communities have higher rates of chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. During National Minority Health Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs t is highlighting how it has been committed to researching and eliminating health disparities in the minority community for over 30 years. The theme for this year is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.” Visit for more info!

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2pm Show: April 23, 2016 – Barbara Leaming “Kick Kennedy” & Kim Henderson “50 Simple Steps to Save the World’s Rainforests”

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Barbara Leaming is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including her most recent book Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.  Leaming’s previous book, Churchill Defiant, received The Emery Reves Award from the International Churchill Centre.  Her groundbreaking biography of America’s 35th President, Jack Kennedy: The Education of a Statesman was the first to detail the lifelong influence of British history and culture, especially of Winston Churchill, on JFK.  Her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, the Times of London and other periodicals.  She lives in Connecticut.


Kim Henderson is the author of 50 Simple Steps to Save the World’s Rainforests (Freedom Press, 2012), recipient of the 2012 Green Book Festival, “Best How-to” award, Runner Up in the “Best How-to” category of the 2013 Paris Book Festival and Finalist in the Science/Nature/Environment category of the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.  Rainforest activists “Amazon John” Easterling and Olivia Newton-John Easterling contribute the book’s foreword.
To learn more click HERE.

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7am Show: April 23, 2016- Rubicon Theatre Presents “eXtras” with Maya Burns & Dr. Lisa Strohman “Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World”

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Rubicon Theatre Companybrings two acclaimed and accomplished stars to their stage – brothers Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir in their production of eXtras. The two play more than 15 characters: producer, starlet, director, crew, and locals, some of who are cast as ‘extras’ on the set, and all of whom have different dreams and desires. Composer and performer Maya Burns, age 17, has created original music which will be performed pre-show, and she will also contribute to the transitions and soundscape for the play.
Catch eXtras at The Rubicon Theatre now through May 1st! To find showtimes click HERE


Dr. Lisa Strohman, author of Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World, is the founder and director of the Technology Wellness Center, one of the first organizations to address the global issue of technology addiction and overuse. As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Strohman has spent more than a decade working with individual, family and adolescent clients struggling with issues including depression, anxiety and addiction. In addition to establishing the Technology Wellness Center, Dr. Strohman developed an assessment test (TUC) to help parents identify if their child is at risk from technology overuse. To visit her website and/or purchase her book click HERE.

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6am Show: April 23, 2016 – Dave Butcher 40th Chili Cook-Off & Dr. Adrienna Lara Oxnards OBGYN Celebrating Women Center

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Committee member and next year’s chair, Dave Butcher, tells us about the upcoming 40th Annual Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off & Classic Car Show! April 24, from 11am-6pm, enjoy join Kim at the beautiful Conejo Creek North Park for live music, “tricked-out” dream cars, and a even a Kid Fun Zone! Listen to your regional favorites perform live, including SOUTHBOUND, Julius Who, Cover 2 Cover and more!
To find out more click HERE.


Dr. Adrienne Lara M.D., Oxnard’s highest rated Ob/Gyn and face of The Celebrating Women Center is your source for women’s wellness, female preventive, weight management, botox & fillers, and HD Liposuction! At Celebrating Women Ob/Gyn the patient is made to feel respected, cared for and safe from the moment she is greeted by staff because “Women want a Doctor who knows about who they are not just what they are.” 
To learn more about Dr. Lara and check out her cosmetic services, visit her website HERE.

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2pm Show: April 16, 2016 – Lisa Frederiksen “Secondhand Drinking” & Barbara E. Savin from Gentle Energy Touch

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Lisa Frederiksen is the author of hundreds of articles and nine books, including “If You Loved Me, You’d Stop!,” a national keynote speaker, trainer and consultant, and the founder of and SHD Prevention. Driven by her own 40+ years experience with secondhand drinking, she has been studying 21st century neuroscience and all-things addiction for the past 12+ years, which has formed the basis of her work and her own 12 years SHD recovery. She can be reached at
Visit her site HERE.


Barbara E. Savin is an inspirational author and speaker, Gentle Energy Touch specialist, clinical hypnotherapist, certified Reiki master/teacher and certified Pranic healer.
Since 2007, Barbara has been a consultant located onsite at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, and now holds the position of Clinical Hypnotherapist and Energy Healing Specialist there. Barbara also provides energy healing sessions as well as clinical and medical hypnosis for individuals, corporations, groups, celebrities, directors, producers, and guests of R4.0 of The Ranch at Live Oak/Malibu and at Dr. Sharon Norlings’s Mind Body Spirit Center in Westlake Village, CA.

To find out more, please visit her online at:

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7am Show: April 16, 2016 – Wendy MacDonald from The Hope Picnic and Family Hoedown & Lorraine Krane a Transformational Coach

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Wendy MacDonald, Co-Chair of The Hope Picnic & Family Hoedown, tell us about the events 6th Anniversary happening Sunday, May 1st! She tells us about the importance of caring for and protecting our community, especially the lives of abandoned animals in need of care. This year’s Hoedown will be benefiting the Saffyre Sanctuary horse rescue association as well as therapist Tedi Tate. What are you waiting for? Get “arrested” by the vigilant sheriff in the Charityville Jail and don’t miss the Pie Auction! For more info click HERE.


Lorraine Krane, the mind behind Finding Blindspots: Moving Beyond Our Self-Imposed limits, is a leading Transformational Coach in the Los Angeles area for the past 28 years. She consults, lectures, and educates in a wide variety of mental health isssues. Her current area of interest and expertise is centered around “finding blindspots” in our everyday lives. She works with clients to minimize the negative effects of their unawareness that stops the flow of creative energy and successful action in their lives. Lorraine’s clear and direct communication style, plus her lively personality, adds humor and perspective to the education and coaching environment. This week she tells us about “Exposing and Changing Beliefs that Control your Life.” To find YOUR blindspots click HERE or e-mail Lorraine at

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6am Show: April 16, 2016 – Chad Atkins with Paw Works, Elite Theatre’s Men Of Tortuga, Terry Cralle cofounder of a Sleep Disorder Center in Virginia & Ashley Warner from California Beer Festival’s Champagne on Main

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Paw Works is a nonprofit rescue organization that gives local animals a second chance at life. Founded in 2014, by Chad Atkins, Paw Works has rescued close to 1,500 abandoned dogs and cats and placed them in permanent, loving homes. Their mission includes education and awareness to address animal overpopulation at its source, and we provide free spaying, neutering, vaccines and microchipping to pets in underserved areas of Ventura County. Learn more about their upcoming Paw Works Golf Classic Tournamutt HERE.




Adam Womack speaks on behalf of Elite Theatre Company, located at Channel Islands Harbor Fisherman’s Wharf at the site of the old Maritime Museum. The Elite Theatre Company (ETC) has been entertaining, educating and enriching its audience since 1994 and it is currently playing “Men of Tortuga,” the Black Comedy/Thriller by Jason Wells and Directed by Tom Eubanks. With a grand sense of humor about misinterpreted metaphors and think-tank buzz language, Tortuga gives us absurd savages in suits, drinking good bourbon and plotting destruction. ETC brings together the local talents of amateurs and professionals who share a passion for theater and who generously volunteer their time on the stage and behind the scenes. This collaboration creates a variety of quality live theatrical productions showcased in our unique setting. Come Catch “Men of Tortuga” now through May 15! For Tickets click HERE.



Terry Cralle, RN, MS, is cofounder of a four-bed sleep disorders center in Virginia, and a nationally recognized sleep health consultant, educator, and advocate. Her work in the field of sleep medicine has ranged from patient care to clinical research and continuing education for nurses. As a certified clinical sleep educator, she is a highly sought-after consultant and speaker for schools, corporations, hospitals, and community organizations, as well as for the hospitality, travel, and bedding industry. Terry works closely with the International Sleep Products Association, Start School Later, and the Pajama Program. She is the national spokesperson for the Better Sleep Council.


Ashley Warner, California Beer Festival’s Champagne on Main Spring Wine Walk & Street Fair Operations Manager tells us about the upcoming extravaganza happening in Downtown Ventura on Saturday, April 16! Join Kim 11am-6:30pm for the Street Fair on the 300, 400, and 500 block of Main Street and puruse local vendors, artists, crafters, entertainment, and more! The Wine Walk begins at 3pm where you can sample your favorite downtown businesses! To learn more and purchase tickets click HERE!

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2pm Show: April 9, 2016 – Jean-François Harvey “Cure Back Pain: 80 Personalized Easy Ecercises for Spinal to Improve Posture, Eliminate Tension & Reduce Stress” & Tara Haelle and Emily Willingham “The Informed Parent”

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Jean-François Harvey BSc, DO, author of “Cure Back Pain: 80 Personalized Easy Exercises for Spinal Training to Improve Posture, Eliminate Tension & Reduce Stress” is also an athlete, former trainer, Kinesiologist, well-known osteopath and university professor. He has been aware of the effects of exercise on the back for 25 years. He also treats several high-performance athletes and dancers and offers regular training to health professionals and the general public. Jean-François resides in Montreal, QC. He is fluent in French and English.


Tara Haelle is a mother of two adored sons and a journalist whose work has appeared in Forbes, Scientific American, Slate, NPR, The Washington Post, Wired, Parents, and her parenting blog Red Wine & Applesauce. She has been a writer, teacher, photographer, loquacious talker, and insatiable asker of questions for as long as she can remember. Find her HERE.

Emily Willingham, Ph.D., is a compulsive writer and biologist and the parent of three sons whom she loves beyond measure. Her writing has appeared in online outlets including Forbes, The New York Times, Scientific American, Slate, Discover, and others. She probably asks “Why?” more than her children do. Find her HERE.

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7am Show: April 9, 2016 – Alison Lewis “200 Best Smoothie Bowl Recipes” & Marguerite Elisofon “MY PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY: What Happens When One Twin Has Autism”

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Alison Lewis, author of “200 Best Smoothie Bowl Recipes,” is a renowned recipe developer, food and travel journalist and photographer. She is also the author of 150 Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and 400 Best Sandwich Recipes. Alison resides in Birmingham, AlabamaShe is Founder and Publisher of Healthy Travel, a travel magazine that launched in print in March 2013 and Publisher of her blog, Ingredients, Inc. She has worked with Fitness, Southern Living, Cooking Light, Better Homes & Gardens, Clean Eating, Oxygen, Travel & Leisure, Coastal Living, Turks and Caicos Magazine, Tempus Magazine, USA Today and Fitness Republic.

Marguerite Elisofon

Marguerite Elisofon, author of “MY PICTURE PERFECT FAMILY:What Happens When One Twin Has Autism,” blogs about parenting young adults and disability related issues in The Never Empty Nest, which was featured on Fox 5 News. Her essays have been published in literary magazines such as: Existere: Journal of Arts and Literature, Write for Light, Hobo Pancakes, Wild Violet and Kaleidoscope. A Vassar graduate, Marguerite was born and raised in New York City, where she still lives with her husband, Howard, in their mostly-empty nest.

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6am Show: April 9, 2016 – Chris Palmer “Now What, Grad?” & Lisa Lewtan “Busy, Stressed and Food Obsessed” & Nadine Rothermel from 5th Annual California Jazz and Wine Fest

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Now What, Grad front cover

Chris Palmer, author of “Now What, Grad?” is a professor, speaker, author, and wildlife film producer who has spearheaded the production of more than 300 hours of original programming for prime-time television and the giant screen IMAX industry. He founded the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University School of Communication in 2005, a year after joining AU’s full-time faculty as Distinguished Film Producer in Residence. He regularly gives speeches and workshops on a variety of topics, including how to radically improve one’s success and productivity, how to give effective presentations, how to network effectively, how to raise money, and how to motivate and engage students. His first two books were Shooting in the Wild (2010) and Confessions of a Wildlife Filmmaker (2015).


Lisa Lewtan is a Healthy Living Strategist and founder of Healthy, Happy, and Hip, which provides one-on-one coaching, workshops, retreats, and support groups for clients. Her new bookBusy, Stressed, and Food Obsessed (2015) provides tools to help highly successful Superwomen slow down, chill out, develop a better relationship with food, and feel great. Her articles have been featured in numerous publications, including The Huffington Post, Better After 50, and MindBodyGreen.
Click HERE to learn more! 


Nadine Rothermel tells us about the upcoming 5th Annual California Jazz & Wine Fest! Celebrate Jazz, wine, and more on Sunday, April 17th at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. The luxurious Four Seasons Hotel will be filled with enthusiasts ready to enjoy premier wine, microbrews, boutique spirits, gourmet food and to top it off, the best jazz around! For tickets click HERE.

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