Blog Talk Radio – “The South Bay Show”

The South Bay Show is an internet radio program I co-host three days each week on Blog Talk Radio.

Tuesdays we focus on disaster preparedness and how to enhance your level of readiness in the event of an emergency situation.

Thursdays feature leisure activities and special events in the South Bay by Jackie Spotlight.

Fridays we focus on the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce, their role in the community and how they advance the quality of life in the Beach Cities.
 
 

Young Entrepreneurs Academy CEO Panel: April 24, 2015

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Our guests this morning are Michael Zislis, CEO of The Zislis Group; Russ Lesser, CEO of Body Glove; and James O’Callaghan, CEO of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce and we’ll be talking about the Manhattan Beach Young Entrepreneurs Academy and the role they’ll be playing in the program.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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Nancy Wilcox, South Bay Coalition to End Homelessness

April 23, 2015

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Our guest this morning is Nancy Wilcox, co-chair of the South Bay Coalition to End Homelessness. Nancy is going to tell us about a program co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Beach Cities and the South Bay Coalition to End Homelessness, Homeless Not Helpless: What’s Happening in the South Bay Homeless Community, a panel discussion on solutions to ending homelessness in the South Bay.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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Laurence Myerson, SMS Business Continuity & Disaster Management Systems

April 21, 2015

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Our guest this morning is Laurence Myerson. Laurence is with SMS Business Continuity & Disaster Management Systems. SMS focuses on major incident resilient communication systems and technology.

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April 17, 2015: Local Hospitality Industry

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Our guests this morning are Shauna McKelvey and Darrell Lippman. This morning we’ll be discussing the quarterly Chamber publication, the annual Hospitality issue, and our guests will fill us in on the state of the local hospitality industry.

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April 16, 2015: RB District 3 Candidates

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Our guests this morning are Candace Allen Nafissi and Christian Anthony Horvath, the two candidates in the run-off election for Redondo Beach District 3. The election is scheduled for May 12 and we thought we’d give both candidates another opportunity to voice their opinions on some of the issues facing Redondo Beach.

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April 14, 2015: Rick Wilson, Senior Engineering Geologist CGS (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is Rick Wilson. Rick is a Senior Engineering Geologist with the California Geological Survey (CGS) who has worked for over 20 years in the geologic and seismic hazard fields, much of it with the state Seismic Hazard Mapping Program.

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April 10, 2015: Special Olympics Host Town Manhattan Beach

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This morning, we’ll be speaking with Laura Leventhal, Program Coordinator for the Special Olympics World Games LA 2015 and Nancy Vrankovic, Director of Catering and Special Events for Simms Restaurants. We’ll be discussing the specifics of Manhattan Beach’s efforts and contributions as a Host Town for the Special Olympics.

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April 9, 2015: South Bay Women’s Conference

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Our returning guests this morning are Bibi Goldstein and Linda Buffington of the South Bay Business Women’s Association and they are going to share with us all the details of this year’s South Bay Women’s Conference which takes place on Friday, May 8 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay.

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April 7, 2015: The Disaster after the Disaster – Fire (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is our own George Butts, producer of The South Bay Show. George is going to tell us all about fire: what makes them, what it takes to put them out and what a large part they play in the destruction of life and property after a disaster.

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April 3, 2015: Urban Land Institute Study Wrap Up

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Our guests this morning are Manhattan Beach Mayor Wayne Powell and Marisa Lundstedt, Community Development Director. Back in January, the Urban Land Institute completed a comprehensive study for the City of Manhattan Beach and this morning, Wayne and Marisa are going to drill it down for us.

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April 2, 2015: Spyder Surf Fest 2015

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Our guests this morning are Dennis Jarvis, Jani Lange and Dickie O’Reilly. The guys are going to fill us in on the 8th Annual Spyder Surf Fest taking place this Saturday, April 4. Surf Fest brings together the surf industry’s most prominent brands and surfers. In addition, Dennis, along with Chris Barela, Mike Benavidez and Derek Levy, will be inducted into the Surfer’s Walk of Fame on the Hermosa Pier! Tune in!

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March 31, 2015: Rick Besaw, Civil Air Patrol (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is Rick Besaw. Rick was a member of the United States Air Force for six years and has been deployed all over the globe. He is a Staff Sergeant with the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and is an Incident Commander for the Florida Wing of CAP. Rick is currently working for a local government Emergency Management Agency where he is a communicator/dispatcher. He also volunteers for his city’s CERT team in which he assists with basic training and scenario development.

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March 27, 2015: Manhattan Beach Real Estate Market

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Our guests this morning are Brittny Burford and Patrick Panzarella, two South Bay real estate professionals. As we all know, the South Bay real estate market is hot, hot, hot! So this morning, we’re going to get down to the nitty-gritty on buying and selling real estate in Manhattan Beach.

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March 26, 2015: TAM Opening Reception – Second Sight

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Our guests this morning are Janene Ferguson and Chris Reynolds from the Torrance Art Museum. Janene is the Cultural Services Supervisor for the Community Services Department of the City of Torrance. Chris is the Assistant Curator at TAM and is responsible for one of the new exhibitions. The public is invited to the Opening Reception for Second Sight: New Representations in Photography and John Hyatt: My Brush with Angels on Saturday, March 28.

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March 24, 2015: David Malin, Port of LA (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is David Malin. David has a total of 32 years, active and reserve, in the United States Marines and is now working in the private sector as the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Port of Los Angeles.

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March 20, 2015: South Bay Interior Design

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Our guests this morning are Noelle Parks of Noelle Interiors and Farnaz Reneker of Hermosa Design. This morning, our design experts are going to give us a few tips on spring cleaning and updating the look of your home for the summer season.

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March 19, 2015: Special Olympics Beach Cities Host Towns

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The World Games Special Olympics are coming to LA in July 2015 and several South Bay cities are Host Towns. Our guests this morning are Laura Leventhal, Program Coordinator for the Special Olympics World Games; William Yarroll, chair for Host Town El Segundo; Judy Peetz, co-chair for Host Town Manhattan Beach; Jody Leventhal, chair for Host Town Hermosa Beach; and David Dill, Director of Local Program Development and Coaches Education for Special Olympics Southern California. This morning, we’re going to find out what it takes and what it means, to be a Host City for this incredible event.

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March 17, 2015: Jim Blair, Center for HealthCare Emergency (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is Jim Blair. Jim is the CEO of the Center for HealthCare Emergency Readiness. He has worked in the healthcare industry for over 50 years and is an authority on hospital safety and security.

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March 13, 2015: Al Wise, Manhattan Beach Toyota

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Our guest is Al Wise, Director of Marketing and Public Relations of Manhattan Beach Toyota. This morning, we’re talking about local car dealerships and just how much they contribution to the community.

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March 12, 2015: My Big Fat Greek Gala

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Our guests this morning are Lynn Wolf, Larry Wolf and Carole Wagner Vallianos. All three will be honored for their outstanding commitment to protecting the welfare of children in the community at this year’s Richstone Family Center 20th Annual ‘An Affair of the Heart’, My Big Fat Greek Gala, on Saturday, March 21.

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March 10, 2015: What Happens when the Firetrucks Leave? (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is Sean Scott and he has the distinction of being our first guest to do back to back shows. We wanted to invite him back to share a little more information on a very important, yet seldom spoken about topic. Sean will discuss post-disaster scams and what disaster survivors often encounter when first responders leave the scene.

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March 6, 2015: South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit

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This morning, we’ll be airing live from the annual South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit at the Manhattan Beach Marriot. The South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit offers attendees a half day full of noteworthy speakers and highly informative and relevant breakout sessions. We’ll be chatting with several attendees and the organizers that brought it all together!

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March 5, 2015: Ryan Lopez, Beach City Baseball Academy

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Our guest this morning is Ryan Lopez. Ryan grew up in El Segundo and went to El Segundo High where he was a star baseball player. He is currently a coach at Beach City Baseball Academy located in El Segundo and today we’re going to learn all about this important facility and the role it plays in the lives of young athletes.

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March 3, 2015: tThe Red Guide to Recovery (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is Sean Scott. Sean is the author of The Red Guide to Recovery – a Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors.

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February 27, 2015: Financial & Tax Matters

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This morning, our guests are Craig Heimforth of Five Rings Financial and John McClelan of JWM CPA & Company and we’re going to pick their brains for a little financial advice!

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February 25, 2015: Measure B – Part Deux

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Our guests this morning are Eric Pendergraft of AES and Redondo Beach Mayor Steve Aspel. Two weeks ago, we discussed Measure B with opponents of this particular rezoning plan and today we’ll give equal time to those in favor of the Measure.

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February 24, 2015: John Stagl, Belfour USA (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is John Stagl. John is a Certified Business Continuity Professional and Corporate Consultant for BELFOR USA, the largest disaster response company in the United States and part of BELFOR the largest disaster response company in the world.

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February 20, 2015: Waste Management Green Programs

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Our guests this morning are Janine Hamner and Angelica Dulce of Waste Management. Today it’s all about reusing, reducing, recycling, reclaiming, repurposing and environmental responsibility and this morning we’re going to hear about Waste Management’s green energy program.

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February 19, 2015: Keep Hermosa Hermosa, No on Measure O

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You’ve seen the Keep Hermosa Hermosa banners all over Hermosa Beach, right? Well, this morning our guests are Kevin Sousa and Dr. Michael Collins, the guys behind those banners. They represent the community group, “Stop Hermosa Beach Oil” and this morning we’ll get to hear their opinion on this divisive issue.

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February 17, 2015: Anita Mathis, Founder, AMA Unified Communications (Encore)

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Our guest this morning is Anita Mathis. Anita is the Founder and Chief Technology Advisor at AMA Unified Communications Corporations. She is an entrepreneur, workshop facilitator and speaker with a focus on business, technology and personal readiness.

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