Community Spotlight


Community Spotlight is hosted by Drew Schlosberg, community and public relations manager for The San Diego Union-Tribune.



Recent Shows


San Diego Latin Film Festival - Download

Lisa Franek, curator of the annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, March 11-21, organized by the Media Arts Center, discusses the featured films and events of the popular upcoming festival


Published: March 5, 2010


Escondido Humane Society - Download

Katie Woolsey, Public Relations Coordinator for the Escondido Human Society, discusses her organization's upcoming March 28 fundraiser, "Paws in the Park" event at Kit Carson park.


Published: March 5, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about today's U-T Prep Sports Report feature on record-breaking pole vaulter Kortney Ross from Westview High, the upcoming San Diego Section basketball semi-finals and finals at Jenny Craig Pavillion, soccer playoffs and the California State wrestling tournament.


Published: March 2, 2010


Neighborhood House - Download

Kristine Smith, Director of Nutrition Services at Neighborhood House, discusses her organization's focus on reducing childhood obesity through nutritional education and providing a healthy menu to children in the group's Head Start program


Published: February 26, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about today's U-T Prep Sports Report on Drew Ilijevski of Cathedral Catholic, along with the plethora of CIF San Diego Section playoffs in all winter sports.


Published: February 23, 2010


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the February 17 SDMAC Breakfast presentation of Rear Admiral Bill French, the HBO preview of "Pacific" aboard the USS Midway on February 25, and the 2010 National Peacemaker Award that will be given on march 10 to Major General Mike Lehnert USMC (Ret.), the former Commander of MCI West.


Published: February 23, 2010


St. Paul's Pace - Download

Amanda Dunkin, Marketing Director for St. Paul's PACE, chats about the challenges her organization faces in providing medical and social services for frail seniors in a difficult economy.


Published: February 19, 2010


Six Degrees - Download

Matt Greene, Co-Founder and President of Six Degrees, discusses his organization's mission to become the premier professional networking business in the region.


Published: February 19, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about today's U-T Prep Sports Report feature on Army-Navy Academy basketball player Cheikh Ndiaye and the on-going investigation of the San Diego CIF Section based on claims of uneven application of CIF rules among schools in the county. Kearney also talks about the upcoming San Diego Section and California state playoffs for winter sports.


Published: February 18, 2010


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the February 14 Union-Tribune Military Special Section; the February 17 SDMAC Breakfast featuring Rear Admiral Bill French, the 2010 Military Economic Impact Study, and general Jim Mattis' visit to San Diego next month.


Published: February 18, 2010


San Diego Rescue Mission and Black History Month - Download

Herb Johnson, President and CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission, talks about the role his organization plays during Black History Month; services offered by the Rescue Mission, and the Sleepless San Diego and City Fest events.


Published: February 12, 2010


Mama's Kitchen - Download

Alberto Cortes, Executive Director of Mama's Kitchen, discusses the organization's mission and 20th anniversary celebration on Friday, May 7.


Published: February 12, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about today's U-T Prep Sports Report feature on Bonita Vista girls soccer coach, Ron Pietila, who recently notched his 500th career victory. Kearney also talks about the state basketball rankings and wraps up high school letter of intent signing day.


Published: February 9, 2010


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the visit to San Diego by Admiral Gary Roguehead, Chief of Naval Operations; the February 17 SDMAC Breakfast featuring Rear Admiral Bill French, and the Department of Defense's quadrennial review.


Published: February 9, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about today's "U-T Prep Tuesday Report" feature on the February 10 "Recruiting Realities" presentation that will be hosted by the San Diego Section CIF office. Kearney will also highlight the latest section rankings for boys and girls basketball and soccer.


Published: February 2, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T prep sports writer, chats about Letter of Intent signing day for local prep high school football standouts, the current U-T Top 10 prep basketball ranking, this week's showcase boys and girls basketball games, and highlights from recent winter sports contests.


Published: January 26, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about the results of last week's Elite Eight Showcase basketball games, the latest San Diego Section boys and girls basketball rankings, a February presentation by the San Diego Section CIF office on the realities of college recruiting. Kearney will also highlight prep sports stories featured in Zoned editions of the Union-Tribune.


Published: January 19, 2010


Paradise Village - Download

Laura Runkle, Director of Marketing for Paradise Village, discusses the resort-style retirement community's unique footprint in the South County.


Published: January 15, 2010


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about today's U-T Prep Sports Report feature on the mother-son basketball combo of coach Terri Bamford and Frankie Bamford of la Jolla Country Day. Kearney also previews the Elite Eight Showcase, which features the region's top basketball teams.


Published: January 12, 2010