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.
 
 

Manhattan Beach Older Adult Programs

May 22, 2015

We have three returning guests this morning, Eve Kelso, Jan Buike and Kate Nelson. These three ladies are responsible for the older adult programs offered by the City of Manhattan Beach and we’ll be talking about the various programs available.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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Aurelio Mattucci, Unified Small Business Alliance

May 21, 2015

Our guest this morning is Aurelio Mattucci. Aurelio a real estate broker and operates a real estate brokerage with over 30 agents in Torrance. He is also the founder of the Unified Small Business Alliance, an organization that has grown to over 1,500 South Bay small business members.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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Mike Schunck, HazMat Specialist (Encore)

May 19, 2015

Our guest this morning is Mike Schunck. Mike’s 27 years of firefighting experience cultivated his expertise as a first responder for Hazardous Material situations.

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Tour de Pier 2015

May 15, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

Our guests this morning are Heath Gregory, Theresa Plakos, Scott Barger and Allison Miller and we’ll be discussing the third annual Tour de Pier taking place at the Manhattan Beach Pier on Sunday, May 17.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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South Bay Medal of Valor Awards & Luncheon

May 14, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

This morning we have a couple of returning guests – Sherry Kramer of Continental Development and El Segundo Police Chief Mitch Tavera – and we’re going to discuss the annual South Bay Medal of Valor Awards & Luncheon which will be held on Wednesday, May 20 at the Torrance Marriot Hotel.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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Rodney Roberson, REM4 (Encore)

May 12, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – Preparing for Disaster in America!

Rodney Roberson is a Senior Emergency Management Consultant and Trainer with Readiness & Emergency Management 4 (REM4) and has provided a variety of emergency management contract support to the DoD, FEMA, DHS, state and local agencies.

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Manhattan Beach Grand Prix

May 8, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

Our guests this morning are Cary Alpert and Steve Whitsitt of South Bay Wheelmen and Manhattan Beach Grand Prix Board Members and we’ll be talking about the 54th annual Manhattan Beach Grand Prix taking place Sunday, June 7.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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King Harbor Sea Fair 2015

May 7, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

Our guest this morning is Julie Coll, Co-Founder of the King Harbor Boating Foundation. Julie is going to tell us about the King Harbor Sea Fair taking place on Sunday, May 17 from 11 to 6 p.m.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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James Babylon, Covenant All Risk Consulting (Encore)

May 5, 2015

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Our guest this morning is Jim Babylon. Jim retired from the Denver South Metro Fire Rescue in 2011 after 22 years of service. Currently Jim divides his time between his company, Covenant All Risk Consulting, and South Metro Fire where he currently works part time as the special operations coordinator. Jim speaks frequently on the subjects of: hazmat, EMS, responding to ultra-violent events and incident management.

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MB Parks & Recreation Spring & Summer Events

May 1, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan beach 360!

Our guests this morning are Gina Allen and Archie Sherman from the Manhattan Beach Parks & Recreation Department and they’re going to fill us in on some of the big events happening in Manhattan Beach this spring and summer.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m.

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Ray Gedert, Money Mailer

April 30, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

Our guest this morning is Ray Gedert of Money Mailer. Ray is celebrating his small business’ 200th mailing by giving back to the South Bay community through a promotion valued at $1,500. This will be a 6-month prize giveaway, with one winner chosen each month and this morning, Ray is going to tell us all about it.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m. here

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Adam Eckstein, FloodSax (Encore)

April 28, 2015

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Our guest this morning is Adam Eckstein. Adam is the Sales Manager for FloodSax for the North and South American regions. FloodSax replaces traditional sandbags with a revolutionary simple technology that is lightweight, portable, affordable and environmentally friendly.

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Manhattan Beach Young Entrepreneurs Academy CEO Panel

April 24, 2015

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

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 (Encore)

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

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)

Listen to The South Bay Show – Preparing for Disaster in America!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – Manhattan Beach 360!

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

Listen to The South Bay Show – South Bay Spotlight!

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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