Archive for Past Shows

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

6am Show Guests:

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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.
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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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2pm Show: April 2, 2016 – Steve Sisgold “Whole Body Intelligence” & Jeff Urrea is Ventura County’s 1st Home Grown Professional Comedian

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Steve Sisgold, author of “Whole Body Intelligence,” is an Author, Speaker, Trainer, and Executive Coach who has spent the past 25 years studying and teaching the relationships between beliefs held in the body and success, how the body “billboard” sends micro messages that affect authentic communication and how self-awareness lowers stress and boosts peak performance. He has appeared on PBS, Oprah and Montel and blogs for Psychology Today. Steve holds an M.A. in marketing, a B.S. in business and a certification in body-centered psychotherapy. His book, What’s Your Body Telling You? launched at number 7 on the S.F. Chronicle Bestseller List and #1 on in several categories. Steve is also the breakthrough coach to many best-selling self help authors, Grammy and Oscar winners, CEO’s, a Major League baseball President, as well as Wellness and Business Leaders. 
To find out more about Steve, click HERE.


Jeff Urrea is Ventura County’s 1st home grown professional comedian. Originally from the small community of Fillmore, Jeff Urrea has been delivering big laughs everywhere he performs. As the former General Manager of the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, Jeff has worked with some of the best Comedians in the industry and has performed on over 1,500 shows! With over 9 years of experience Jeff can Host, Feature, or Headline for any audience. His blend of physical comedy and hard hitting punch lines makes him unforgettable once you see him on stage. He is the producer of The Jeff Comedy Jam at the Ventura Harbor Comedy Club and The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Jeff organizes Comedy FUNdraisers for local Non-Profits and has raised thousands of dollars for charities and people in need. Jeff has performed at every type of venue and show, including Weddings, Corporate Events, Birthday Parties and Colleges. For booking inquiries please E-mail

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7am Show: April 2, 2016 – Krista Gilbert “Reclaiming Home: A Family’s Guide for Life, Love & Legacy” & Eric La Price “Best Foot Forward”

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Krista Gilbert, author of “Reclaiming Home: A Family’s Guide for Life, Love & Legacy,” is also a blogger, and speaker who lives in the mountains of Idaho with her husband, Erik, and their four children. Passionate about bringing meaning and fun to the table, she inspires others to live their lives on purpose—encouraging deep roots of connection, faith, love, and grace. When she gets a chance, she is an avid skier. See



Eric La Price, author of “Best Foot Forward,” was born in Erie, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Gannon University in Erie. He has photographed a variety of subjects over the years, including lightning, rainbows, wild animals, comets, covered bridges, meteor showers, wild horses, and dramatic scenics. An entire play on the English idiom “Put your best foot forward.” The book contains many full color photographs of how women are putting their best foot forward. There is a section on high heels, a section on flats, section on sandals, a section on pedicures, a section on tattoos, a section on toe rings, and a section on other foot jewelry.

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6am Show: April 2, 2016 – Pouline Middleton “One Woman Three Men” & Clark Eide “A Monk’s Way” & Nadine Rothermel from 5th Annual California Jazz and Wine Fest

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Pouline Middleton, author of “One Woman Three Men,” has been a Modern Love coach since 2010. Danish by birth, she holds a M. Sc. in Economics and has worked extensively around the world, having lived in Paris, Algeria, Hong Kong, and visited 36 states in the U.S. She worked for several companies in sales and marketing until she decided to become a coach. Pouline actually lived with the three-men model for a period in her own life. She has also conducted scores of in-depth interviews with people who live in either open or polyamorous relationships. For more info on Pouline, visit


Clark Eide, author of “A Monk’s Way,” is a former financial services entrepreneur and professional singer. He is an American-born monastery devotee and writer who lives in Uruguay and France. His travels around the world – from the US, the UK and Ireland to India, France and Australia – are driven by a conviction toward spiritual and cultural learning. He is a former member of the College of Psychic Studies in London, and currently supports the Self-Realization Fellowship of Paramahansa Yogananda in Los Angeles. He has been a long-time student of Transcendental Meditation, and he has had the opportunity to visit with Indian pundits both in situ and in the United States on practical matters and astrology.


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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2pm Show: March 26, 2016 – Mimi Donaldson a Speech Coach and Speaker & Leslie Jackson and Theater League’s RAGTIME The Musical & Steve Yapp owner of PODS

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Mimi Donaldson is a superstar in the speaking business, keynoting for audiences of thousands.  Her combination of sophisticated humor and solid content makes her one of America’s most popular funny females.  Mimi has created speeches and “found the funny” for executives, celebrities, and entrepreneurs.  Before starting her speaking and coaching business, she was a Human Resources Specialist with Walt Disney, Northrop Aircraft, and Rockwell International.  Mimi has authored 4 books: Negotiating For Dummies; Bless Your Stress! It Means You’re Still Alive;  Necessary Roughness: New Rules for the Contact Sport of Life; Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business in 7 Simple Steps.    
More about Mimi click HERE.

Leslie Jackson

Leslie Jackson (Sarah) tells us about her role in Theater League’s “Ragtime! The Musical” playing March 24-27 at Fred Kavli Theatre in The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza (Thousand Oaks, CA). She is a graduate of Northwestern University with a BMus in Opera Performance and a Certificate in Music Theatre, and is thrilled to join such a great show for her first National Tour. Favorite roles include: West Side Story International Tour (Rosalia u/s Maria & “Somewhere” soloist), The Secret Garden (Ayah/Dreamer), and Ragtime (Sarah). Thank you to Mom, Dad, family and friends for all their love and support!
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Steve Yapp

Steve Yapp, owner of PODS® Tri Counties, tells us about the PODS® Tri-Counties 10 Year Anniversary Spotlight on Charity Chamber Mega Mixer! Since opening his doors for business in 2005, local PODS® Moving and Storage owner, Steve Yapp has always made it a priority for his company to give back to organizations within the local community. Within the past 10 years, PODS has donated over $500,000 in logistics, providing PODS containers, trucks, fuel and employees for dozens of Central Coast charities. For more info click HERE.

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7am Show: March 26, 2016 – Donald Altman “Clearing Emotional Clutter” and ” One-Minute Mindfulness” & Marcy Nunn with MKN Financial Group & Randi Ragan founder of GreenBliss EcoSpa

7am Show Guests:

Donald Altman

Donald Altman is the author ofClearing Emotional Clutter, One-Minute Mindfulness, and several other books about mindfulness. He is a practicing psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk. An award-winning writer and an expert on mindful eating, he teaches in the neurobiology program at Portland State University.
To learn more about Donald and his work click HERE.


MKN Financial Group started in 1994 offering individual long term care insurance.The company has since expanded its services to include long term care and life insurances for individuals and businesses.Marcy Nunn, CSA is the president of the company and specializes in long term care, life and annuities. MKN Financial Group also has a wealth of resources available to its clients on areas that address asset protection, tax reduction, insurance protection and retirement planning. To learn more click HERE.

Randi Ragan

Randi Ragan is a holistic well-being expert and the founder of GreenBliss EcoSpa celebrating 10 years as Los Angeles’ only award-winning mobile spa and wellness service. For more than 20 years, Ragan has led yoga and spiritual retreats, created experiences for healing and well-being and guided groups and individuals with rituals and ceremonies to mark life milestones. Her blog, The Mindful Living Almanac, has been providing readers with inspiration for mindful, seasonal living since 2008.

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6am Show: March 26, 2016 – Lisa Rule owner of the Acorn Newspaper and Beyond The Acorn & Bernadetter Romero “Fulfillment: The Power of Compassion” & Joe Ventricelli with FOX Performing Arts Center in “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

6am Show Guests:

Lisa Rule

Lisa Rule, owner of Acorn Newspapers & Beyond The Acorn, is the Community Advocate of the Year and for the 17th Annual BRAVO Awards! It is through the leadership of her and her husband that the Acorn has become the area’s go-to trusted source for local news, events and information. The papers have taken an active role in the betterment of our communities by regularly supporting local organizations and schools throughout the over 140,000-household circulation area covering nine communities.

Bernadetter Romero

Bernadette Romero, the author of, Fulfillment: The Power of Compassion, has turned what most world see as a traumatic experience into a uplifting, life changing book, sure to empower and transform readers everywhere. Besides her blossoming career as an author, Bernadette originally from Santa Fe, NM is one of nine children and the mother of three children of her own, who have blessed her with three grandchildren as well. Besides her travels around the globe with her beloved boyfriend, who is a flight attendant, she lives in Oak Ridge, TN. Her message is one of joy, only accomplished through Fulfillment, which is the topic of not only her book, but her life as well.

Joe Ventricelli

Joe Ventricelli tells about his experience as Pharaoh in Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat playing at the FOX Performing Arts Center on April 10. His other works include Off-Broadway: Sleep No More, NYC Fringe: Saints! (Co-Writer, performer), The Bakers WifeThe Drowsy ChaperoneFiddler On The Roof. Carnegie Mellon University’s: The Wild PartyYou Can’t Take It With YouCarouselFireface. He has also earned his BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon University.
For Tickets Click HERE.

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2pm Show: March 19, 2016 – Christine Hassler “The 20 Something Manifesto” & Peg O’Connor “Life on the Rocks”

2pm Show Guests:

Christine Hassler

Christine Hassler is author of “20 Something, 20 Everything,” “The 20 Something Manifesto,” and the national bestseller “Expectation Hangover: Free Yourself From Your Past, Change Your Present, and Get What You Really Want,” which was recently released in a new paperback edition. She left her successful job as a Hollywood agent to pursue a life she could be passionate about. For over a decade she has been sharing her passion to ease suffering on the planet as a speaker, retreat facilitator and life coach. Christine believes once we get out of our own way, we can show up to make the meaningful impact we are here to make. Visit her online at

Peg O'Connor

Peg O’Connor, author of “Life on the Rocks,” is Professor of Philosophy and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota. She writes the popular Psychology Today blog “Philosophy Stirred, Not Shaken” (with over 375,00 unique hits to her thirty-four posts to date), and is a featured columnist for for ProTalks, part of the online community of addiction treatment specialists. In her writing, which has appeared in the New York Times and the Huffington Post, she uses philosophy to illuminate the complexities of addiction as a lived experience. Her previous books include Morality and Our Complicated Form of Life (2008) and Oppression and Responsibility (2002).

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7am Show: March 19, 2016 – Adam Womack with Elite Theatre Company & Brooks Palmer “Clutter Busting Your Life”

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Elite Theatre

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 “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” the hilarious musical comedy that brings us stories about dating, romances, marriage, death and all of the ups and downs that come along with them. 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 “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” now through March 26! For Tickets click HERE.

Brooks Palmer

Brooks Palmer’s Clutter Busting, business took off by word of mouth when people began calling, usually out of sheer desperation. His books, “Clutter Busting Your Life” and “Clutter Busting: Letting Go of What’s Holding You Back,” help readers tackle the emotional, invisible clutter forces holding people back from healthy relationships and let go of what no longer works. He has since been featured in The Los Angeles Business Journal and Daily Candy, and on Living Live and the CBS Channel 2 Nightly News. Brooks travels between Chicago, Florida, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City, working with clients and offering seminars on getting rid of the clutter in our lives. He lives in Chicago. His website is

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