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


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Tony Nufer, President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses his goals as SDMAC President, the recent meeting with the region's military leadership, and an update on 2010 SDMAC priorities.


Published: January 12, 2010


Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego - Download

Chris Sichel, Executive Director of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, is joined by Jessie Woodford, a Make-A-Wish recipient, to talk about upcoming fundraising events, the process of granting "wishes" and what the public can do to support the 30-year old organization.


Published: January 8, 2010


The Alzheimer's Association - Download

Diane Darby Beach, Community Education Manager for The Alzheimer's Association, discusses the difference between memory loss and Alzheimer's disease, how individuals can reduce their risk of developing dementia and her session at the January 16 "Union-Tribune Successful Aging Expo."


Published: January 8, 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 a San Diego High girls basketball player who survived a deadly auto accident, the U-T Fall sports All-Academic Team Captains, and the start of league play for Winter prep sports.


Published: January 5, 2010


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the SDMAC's annual meeting with the region's military leadership, along with the January 20 SDMAC Breakfast featuring Rear Admiral Mark Heinrich, USN Commander Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers.


Published: January 5, 2010


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses major 2010 SDMAC goals, initiatives and high-profile speakers scheduled for the monthly SDMAC Breakfast Series.


Published: December 22, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about the All-San Diego Section teams and Players of the Year for the eight high school fall sports. Kearney recaps how Oceanside and Francis Parker fared in the high school State Football Championship Bowls. In addition, Kearney gives a preview of the region's top high school basketball tournaments that are slated to begin on December 26.


Published: December 22, 2009


St. Paul's PACE - Download

Allan Allgood, Executive Director of St. Paul's PACE, discusses his organization's mission to provide care for the elderly with chronic illnesses by helping low income, frail seniors stay in their homes as opposed to being moved to skilled nursing facilities.


Published: December 18, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, provides his annual SDMAC year-end assessment. Blumberg discusses the 2009 SDMAC Leadership Team, the growth of the organization and its powerful keynote speakers lineup.


Published: December 15, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about last weekend's CIF San Diego Section football championships, the upcoming State Football Championship Bowls, and today's Prep Tuesday feature on the award-winning soccer field at the San Diego Jewish Academy. Kearney also chats about the top basketball tournaments to watch this weekend and the All-league and All-San Diego Section teams.


Published: December 15, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, assistant sports editor, talks about this weekend's CIF San Diego Section football championship games, last weekend's girls volleyball state championships, the upcoming high school holiday basketball tournaments, and the beginning of the 25th year of the Union-Tribune All-Academic team selections.


Published: December 8, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, chats about today's 3rd annual San Diego Military Advisory Council "Achievement awards." Blumberg also discusses the 2009 Holiday Bowl and Poinsettia Bowl match ups.


Published: December 8, 2009


Second Chance - Download

Scott Silverman, Founder and Executive Director of Second Chance, returns to SignOnRadio to discuss his organization's mission to create opportunities for homeless and unemployed men, women, and youth.


Published: December 4, 2009


The San Diego Foundation and Its Affiliates - Download

Jack Raymond and Yvonne Murchison Finocchiaro, long-time community leaders, chat about the emergence of the eight affiliates of The San Diego Foundation and their imprint on nonprofit organizations in the communities in which they serve.


Published: December 4, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses a visit by Vice Admiral Mike Vitale, the December 8 SDMAC Achievement Awards, and upcoming SDMAC Economic Impact Studies.


Published: November 24, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, legendary U-T prep sportswriter, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday article on the Hoover High School basketball team, along with the state cross country championships and the second round of the football playoffs.


Published: November 24, 2009


Jewish Famly Services and the Thanksgiving Day "Run for the Hungry" - Download

Jill Spitzer, CEO of Jewish Family Services, and Jennifer Perkins, a San Diego Food Bank Board member, talk about their organizations' long-time support of the thousands of San Diego County residents who go hungry each day. Spitzer and Perkins also chat about the annual Thanksgiving Day "Run for the Hungry," which benefits the San Diego Food Bank.


Published: November 20, 2009


Gingerbread City Gala and Epilepsy Foundation - Download

Epilepsy Foundation supporters discuss the December 1 "Gingerbread City Gala" benefiting the Foundation, along with the programs and services offered by the organization.


Published: November 20, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday article on the resurgence of the Morse High School football team, along with the pairings in the upcoming high school football playoffs. Kearney also talks about the San Diego Section Championships in other fall sports, culminating with Super Saturday on November 21.


Published: November 17, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses Mark Ziegler's article on a lesson learned by the Clairemont football team. Kearney also talks about last week's girls tennis team championships and the final week of the regular season in football.


Published: November 13, 2009


San Diego Center for Children - Download

Rana Sampson, Director of Development for the San Diego Center for Children, chats about the Center's fundraising goals, programs, and the November 7 "Walk for Kids" event on Crown Point Shores.


Published: October 30, 2009


San Diego Women's Foundation - Download

Find out all you need to know about the vibrant and philanthropic San Diego Women's Foundation on today's Community Spotlight segment.


Published: October 30, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T prep sports writer, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday story on Escondido's record-setting running back, Ricky Seale. Vargas also chats about top San Diego girls volleyball teams.


Published: October 27, 2009


Boomerangs Burger Joint Benefit for San Diego Center for Children - Download

Jose Munoz, owner of Boomerangs Burger Joint, discusses his restaurant's 2nd Annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House benefit for the San Diego Center for Children.


Published: October 23, 2009


2nd Annual "Hunger at Home" Gala - Download

Organizers of the 2nd Annual "Hunger at Home" Gala discuss the November 21 event and the crucial need to provide for the 480,000 San Diego County residents who face the threat of hunger on a daily basis.


Published: October 16, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of SDMAC, discusses the October 21 breakfast with Secretary of Navy Ray Mabus, along with the passing of AB 343, the Interstate Compact.


Published: October 16, 2009


Veterans Medical Research Foundation - Download

Kerstin Lynam, CEO of the Veterans Medical Research Foundation, chats about her organization's mission, which is focused on providing veterans the finest research-based care.


Published: October 16, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses the U-T Prep Tuesday story on injured athletes who are unable to compete in their senior year. Kearney also chats about the U-T's All-Academic Team program, now entering its 25th year.


Published: October 13, 2009


Macy's "Shop for a Cause" Program - Download

Delores Hickman, Macy's store manager in Chula Vista, discusses the company's annual "Shop for a Cause" initiative, benefiting local non-profit organizations.


Published: October 6, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T prep sports writer, discusses Hoover High's attempt to have lights installed at its football stadium. Vargas also talks about the stellar play of the La Jolla Country Day girls volleyball team.


Published: October 6, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, chats about the USS Makin Island arrival, along with the October 21 Fleet Week/SDMAC Breakfast featuring Ray Maybus, Secretary of the Navy.


Published: October 6, 2009


20th Annual Union-Tribune Kids' NewsDay Benefiting Rady Children's Hospital - Download

Rady Children's Hospital leaders discuss the upcoming October 20 Union-Tribune Kids' NewsDay and the impact the 20-year event has had on the hospital and its constituents.


Published: October 2, 2009


Parkinson's Disease Association of San Diego - Download

Executives of the Parkinson's Disease Association of San Diego discuss their October 25 "Spirit of Life" event and programs and services their organization has been providing for 20 years.


Published: October 2, 2009


Dystonia Support Group and Benefit Concert - Download

Martha Murphy, founder of the Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group, is joined by others to discuss this debilitating neurological disorder and to promote a benefit concert by Juice Newton on Saturday, October 3rd.


Published: September 29, 2009


UT Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, UT assistant sports editor, discusses the increase in applicants to become high school officials. Kearney chats about enhancements to the UT's prep sports Web site: utprepsports.com


Published: September 29, 2009


SignOn with SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, chats about last weekend's 12th annual Coronado Speed Festival and the Fleet Week Enlisted Recognition Luncheon, slated for September 30th.


Published: September 29, 2009


The Cambridge School - Download

Jean Kim, Founder and Headmaster of The Cambridge School, discusses her school's distinctive approach to education.


Published: September 25, 2009


UT Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearny, UT assistant sports editor, discusses today's UT prep Tuesday Report featuring KUSI TV's Paul Rudy, along with highlights from prep pigskin action.


Published: September 22, 2009


SignOn with SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, chats about this weekend's annual Coronado Speed Festival, benefiting Fleet Week San Diego.


Published: September 22, 2009


Alzheimer's Association, San Diego/Imperial Chapter - Download

Melissa Chaty and Diane Darby Beach discuss their organization's mission, the difference between the Alzheimer's disease and dementia, core programs and their upcoming annual fundraiser.


Published: August 7, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sports writer, discusses the lack of opportunities for girl baseball players, along with the commitment of three Oceanside High football players to play at SDSU.


Published: July 7, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, talks about the passing of San Diego icon, Herb Klein, and the start of Fleet Week San Diego events in August.


Published: July 7, 2009


YWCA of San Diego County and Becky's House - Download

Heather Finlay, new CEO of the YMCA of San Diego County and Becky's House, discusses her organization's mission and the renovation of its historic pool and recreation center.


Published: July 8, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sportswriter, recaps highlights from the jam-packed high school Spring sports calendar.


Published: June 2, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, chats about the Navy's commemoration of the Battle of Midway, and the local celebration that will take place June 6 on the USS Midway.


Published: June 2, 2009


Starlight Theatre - Download

Kimberley Layton, Board President for the Starlight Theatre, and Carlos Mendoza, artistic director, discuss the economic challenges threatening the theatre's 63-year-old "summertime tradition."


Published: June 2, 2009


WD-40 Company - Download

Garry Ridge, President and CEO of WD-40, discusses his new book, Helping People Win at Work, co-authored by leadership guru, Ken Blanchard, and the critical need for leadership in all organizations.


Published: June 19, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, chats about the Third Fleet change of command, promotions to Rear Admiral of local Navy captains and highlights from the June 18 SDMAC breakfast.


Published: June 23, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses Hoover High basketball standout Angelo Chol's goal of playing for the U.S. national team, along with Keegan Ryan, a track star at Carlsbad High, who will be heading off to the Naval Academy in the Fall.


Published: June 23, 2009


Second Chance: "Landing a Job" - Download

Scott Silverman, CEO of Second Chance, chats about today's woeful job market and how to get back into the workforce.


Published: May 1, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday story that profiles a day when Scripps Ranch High school hosted five athletic events. Kearney also chats about upcoming prep baseball games at PETCO Park and the start of spring sports playoffs.


Published: May 5, 2009


2009 BRAVO! Awards - Download

Adrienne Moch, President of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), discusses the May 14 NAWBO Bravo Awards, which honor San Diego women entrepreneurs who have made notable contributions to both the business community and community-at-large.


Published: May 1, 2009


San Diego Teen Challenge - Download

Gary Lassanske, Learning Center Coordinator for San Diego Teen Challenge, an organization that helps youth, adults, and families overcome substance abuse through its residential programs and learning centers, discusses the group's annual Hank Sauer Memorial Golf Tournament.


Published: May 8, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, talks about the numerous contributions of longtime community leader Pete Liternta, whose support of the San Diego military community are legendary. Blumberg discusses the new race producer of the annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival and AB 694, a bill that could limit the effectiveness of military bases on local tidelands.


Published: May 12, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday story on spring football drills, league finals in track & field and swimming, and this week's team tennis championships.


Published: May 12, 2009


San Diego Center for Children - Download

Rana Sampson, new Director of Development for the San Diego Center for Children, is joined by Kevin Robertson, the organization's Director of Marketing, to discuss the Center's June 18 annual dinner and its new summer reading program.


Published: May 15, 2009


San Pascual Union School District - Download

Frank Gomez, Superintendent and Principal of the San Pascual Union School District, and Mark Burroughs, a teacher and professional development coach for the district, discuss the critical role technology and professional development play in the 21st Century teaching and learning strategies.


Published: May 22, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, talks about the recent swimming and gymnastics championships, the start of baseball and softball playoffs and the upcoming track and field championships.


Published: May 26, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, discusses last week's SDMAC Breakfast with Rear Admiral Brad Hicks, who spoke about the Navy's shooting down of a satellite. Blumberg also talks about the rescue of 50 mariners in the Gulf of Aden by the San Diego-based cruiser, USS Lake Chaplain.


Published: May 26, 2009


Meals on Wheels of Greater San Diego - Download

Officials from Meals on Wheels talk about their organization's nearly 50 years of community service on San Diego, and how the community at large can support seniors during these challenging economic times.


Published: May 29, 2009


WorldBeat International Dance and Music Festival - Download

Makeda Cheatom, Executive Director of the WorldBeat Cultural Center, chats about her group's annual International Dance & Music Festival, set for Sunday, May 31.


Published: May 29, 2009


Union-Tribune/Hall of Champions "3rd Annual Prep Athletes of the Year Awards Gala" - Download

Al Kidd, President of the San Diego Hall of Champions, discusses his organization's mission and the 3rd Annual U-T/Hall of Champions Prep Athletes Awards Gala, slated for Tuesday June 9.


Published: May 29, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about this week's annual Lions Club baseball tournament, upcoming softball tournaments and Spring track meets, and Sarah Atkinson, the San Marcos High School senior who single-handedly started the school's first girl lacrosse team.


Published: April 7, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, discusses the dangerous work conducted by Individual Augmentees in their efforts to combat worldwide terrorism. Blumberg also talks about the Broadway Complex project and HR 740, along with the impact of the local media on the military community.


Published: April 7, 2009


Kids Included Together - Download

Jan Giacinti, CEO of Kids Included Together, talks about her company's goal of enriching the lives of kids with disabilities and increasing the acceptance of disabilities as a natural part of life.


Published: April 10, 2009


Parkinson's Disease Association of San Diego - Download

Dr. Catherine Rodriguez, President of the Board for the Parkinson's Disease Association of San Diego, discusses the organization's mission and myriad services. Sid Shapira and his wife Sheryl Chesivoir, whose father has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, also join the discussion.


Published: April 10, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, wraps up last week's Lions Club baseball tournament, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday feature on a Ramona High basketball event benefiting the Holsapple Scholarship Fund. Kearney concludes by chatting about the Scripps Ranch boys volleyball tournament next week.


Published: April 14, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, discusses the 2010 Defense Budget and the recommendations of Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Blumberg also talks about the role the San Diego-based USS Boxer is playing in the recent hostage drama off the coast of Somalia, along with California Assembly Bill AB343 and its impact on education for children of military personnel.


Published: April 14, 2009


Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego - Download

Connie Hernandez, Founder of the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego, and Daniel Sinton, the Development Director of RMHC, talk about the 5th Annual Dream House Raffle, the April 25 "Red Shoe Ball Gala" fund raiser, and the June 13 public grand opening of the new Ronald McDonald House, located next to Rady Children's Hospital.


Published: April 17, 2009


Home Start, Inc. - Download

Laura Mustari, CEO of Home Start, Inc., and Evelyn Wiggins, Board President, discuss the organization's mission, along with its 2009 blue ribbon Gala and Child Abuse Prevention Month.


Published: April 17, 2009


WeCARE California Resource Fair - Download

Officials from SDG&E, the Urban League and San Diego Workforce Partnership chat about the Thursday, April 23 "WeCARE California Resource Fair at Golden Hall. The Fair will give San Diegans the opportunity to attend career workshops and visit with representatives from local employers, community-based service organizations, financial and career counseling services, and more.


Published: April 21, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sportswriter, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday story on high school football combines and camps. Gemmell also chats about the upcoming NFL draft and those USD and SDSU players that may be drafted.


Published: April 21, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Matt Brown, Director of Public Affairs for Navy Region Southwest, chats about the Recovery Act's economic impact on the military, the Navy's increasing presence in San Diego, and the commissioning of the USS Stockdale.


Published: April 21, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, discusses today's U-T Prep Tuesday story on Lt. Col. Michael Robinson, a Fallbrook High School alum, whose school record in the 400 meters has stood for more than 20 years. Kearney also chats about league races in baseball and softball, as well as a preview of this Friday night's Escondido Invitational for track.


Published: April 28, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, discusses Individual Augmentees, sailors who deploy independently to Iraq, Afghanistan and other "hot spots" around the world, as well as Vice Admiral Debbink's comments at the Feb. 26 SDMAC breakfast, and the impact of HR 740 on the Broadway Complex project.


Published: March 3, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, talks about the boys and girls basketball and soccer playoffs, and the section championships that will be played March 6-7. Kearney also chats about the high school baseball preview in todays Union-Tribune.


Published: March 3, 2009


Community Spotlight - Download

Rabbi Lee Bycel, Executive Director for the Western Region of the American Jewish World Service, and Frances Schnall, a local colunteer, discusses the 2nd Annual "Walk for Darfur", slated for March 29 at the De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park.


Published: March 6, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, talks about last weekend's San Diego CIF Section Championships, the state boys and girls basketball playoffs and a preview of the top San Diego girls softball teams.


Published: March 9, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

John Nersesian, President of the SDMAC, discusses the Marine Corps' findings in the December 8 crash of an F/A-18 Hornet. Nersesian also chats about the how the current economic downturn is affecting the military in San Diego.


Published: March 9, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, recaps the Southern California Regional finals for basketball and soccer, discusses the upcoming state basketball championships and this weekend's top prep contests.


Published: March 17, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, is joined by LCDR Chris Amen to talk about the critical role Individual Augmentees play in supporting our military's efforts around the globe.


Published: March 17, 2009


36th Annual san Diego Crew Classic - Download

Gerry Widmer, President of the San Diego Crew Classic, discusses the 36th edition of this premier rowing event, slated for April 4-5 at Crown Point Shores on Mission Bay.


Published: March 17, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T prep sportswriter, chats about those student-athletes honored on the Union-Tribune's All-Academic Team for winter sports.


Published: March 24, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, discusses last Saturday's Coronado "Salute to the Military" Ball, along with two new Navy projects slated for our region.


Published: March 24, 2009


March of Dimes - Download

Nancy Coate, Executive Director of the San Diego/Imperial Division of the March of Dimes, and Donna Schweitzer, talk about their organization's March for Babies" event, slated for April 18 in Carlsbad and April 25 in Balboa Park. Coate and Schweitzer also discuss a free intranet wellness program for business.


Published: March 27, 2009


Lions Club of San Diego - Download

Lions Club leaders discuss an April 1 open house that will celebrate the 87th Anniversary of their service club, along with the annual Lions Club Baseball Tournament.


Published: March 27, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sports writer, chats about today's U-T article on San Diego High basketball standout, Jeremy Tyler and his upcoming article on Sarah Atkinson, a San Marcos High senior, who started the school's lacrosse program on her own. Gemmell also reviews Spring sports and recaps Poway High School's state title in wrestling.


Published: March 31, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, is joined by Dr. Warren Lockette, Head of the Clinical Investigation Department for the Naval Medical Center San Diego, to discuss the Naval Center's April 17 annual Research Symposium and the Navy's Annual Academic Research Competition. Blumberg also talks about the arrival of mine warships to our region.


Published: March 31, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report: decline of football programs in city schools - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sports writer, talks about the decline of some the once-powerful football programs in the City Schools.


Published: January 30, 2009


"U-T Prep Tuesday Report" - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sports writer, talks about Quentin Jammer being named "Chargers Man of the Year" for his work with San Pascual Academy.


Published: February 10, 2009


"SignOn With SDMAC" - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of SDMAC, talks about Rear Admiral Garry Bonnelli's visit to San Diego and the latest in Navy Special Warfare support of military families.


Published: February 10, 2009


Community Spotlight - Download

Paul Downey, President and CEO of Senior Community Centers, discusses the organization's mission, and the founding of the state-of-the-art Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center.


Published: February 13, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T prep sports contributor, talks about The Rock Academy's rising basketball program, along with the high school basketball playoff pairings.


Published: February 17, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the SDMAC, discusses his organization's briefing with the San Diego City Council and Vice Admiral Debbink's appearance at the Feb. 26 SDMAC breakfast series.


Published: February 17, 2009


Community Spotlight - Download

Katie Woolsey, Public Relations Coordinator for the Escondido Humane Scoiety, discusses her organization's upcoming fund raising events: the Bazaar on March 1 and "Paws in the Park" on March 29.


Published: February 27, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - SD Jewish Academy - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, talks about the San Diego Jewish Academy basketball coach and star player, and the recent high school basketball and soccer tournaments


Published: January 6, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - 2009 Leadership Team - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the organization's 2009 Leadership Team and major priorities of the region's military leadership.


Published: January 6, 2009


Scott Silverman and Second Chance - Download

Scott Silverman, Executive Director of Second Chance, an organization that creates opportunities for self-sufficiency for the homeless and unemployed, discusses his book, Tell Me No. I Dare You.


Published: January 9, 2009


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, talks about prep soccer officials and pending eligibility involving San Diego High basketball players.


Published: January 13, 2009


SignOn With SDMAC - Jan 29 Breakfast - Download

John Nersesian, President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the January 29 SDMAC Breakfast featuring Lt. General, Keith J. Stalder, USMC, and other SDMAC initiatives.


Published: January 13, 2009


SDCOE's Integrated Technology Division and Classroom of the Future Foundation - Download

Steve Clemons, Chief Technology Officer of the County Office of Education, and Bruce Braciszewski, Executive Director of the Classroom of the Future Foundation (CFF), discuss the goals of the Integrated Technology Division and its support of CFF and its annual "Innovations in Education" awards event, slated for May 14, 2009 on the USS Midway Museum.


Published: January 16, 2009


Ronald McDonald House Charities "Dream House Raffle" - Download

Daniel Sinton, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) director of development, and Robin Nordhoff, Chair of RMHC's capital campaign major gifts, talk about their efforts to raise funds through the Ronald McDonald House Charities "Dream House Raffle." Proceeds from the raffle will be used to operate a new 47-bedroom facility to house families of children who have life-threatening illnesses.


Published: January 16, 2009


San Diego Foundation's "Survive and Thrive" Initiative - Download

The San Diego Foundation teams up with the United Way and other leading community groups to launch the "Survive and Thrive" initiative to support nonprofits during this economic recession.


Published: January 16, 2009


U-T Prep: HS footbal semifinals, Top 10 girs basketall teams; girls volleyball playoffs - Download

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune assistant sports editor, chats about the upcoming high school football semifinals, U-T Top 10 girls basketball teams, and the girls volleyball state playoffs.


Published: December 2, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC: San Diego Troops to College; SDMAC Achievement Awards - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), and Ray Roth, SDMAC Board member, talk about the "San Diego Troops to College" working group and the December 9 SDMAC Achievement Awards.


Published: December 2, 2008


IKEA Community Outreach - Download

Rachel Reyes, IKEA local marketing specialist, talks about her company's "Save the Children Soft Toy" program and other community outreach projects.


Published: December 5, 2008


"Dancing After School" - Download

Walter Meneses, President and CEO of "Dancing After School," chats about his organization's goal of providing free, after-school dance lessons to at-risk youth.


Published: December 5, 2008


"Resounding Joy" - Download

Barbara Reuer, Executive Director of "Resounding Joy," Noelle Pederson, Director of Education & Training, and Tiffany Wyndham, Director of Development and Communications, discuss their organization's mission to enhance the well-being and quality of life of thousands of county residents through recreational, supportive and therapeutic music.


Published: December 5, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report -SD High, Winter Prep Calendar - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sports writer, discusses the upcoming San Diego high school football championships and the start of the Winter prep sports calendar.


Published: December 11, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Second Annual SDMAC Achievement Awards - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about the Second Annual SDMAC Achievement Awards.


Published: December 9, 2008


Mama's Kitchen - Download

Alberto Cortes, Executive Director of Mana's Kitchen, discusses his organization's mission of preparing and delivering food to men, women and children who are affected by HIV/AIDS or other critical illnesses.


Published: December 12, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report: Cathedral Catholic and Kiwanis Tournament - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T assistant sports editor, chats about last weekend's high school football championships, Cathedral Catholic's upcoming bowl appearance and the Kiwanis Tournament basketball finals this weekend.


Published: December 16, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC: 2009 SDMAC Leadership Team; MCRD Band - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about the 2009 SDMAC leadership team, the recent MCRD Holiday Band Concert and the military's participation in the upcoming San Diego bowl games.


Published: December 16, 2008


San Diego Center for Children and Motorsport Scooters - Download

The San Diego Center for Children teams up with Motorsport Scooters on December 21 to host the first "Holiday Scooter Run" toy giveaway, featuring the First Lady of San Diego, Rana Sampson, and Mayor Jerry Sanders.


Published: December 19, 2008


ARC of San Diego - Download

Jeff Wiemann, Executive Director of ARC of San Diego, discusses his organization's massive outreach in our region, including the Parent/Infant, and Personal and Leisure Services programs.


Published: December 19, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T prep sports writer, talks about the Union-Tribune's All-Academic Team for fall high school sports.


Published: December 23, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - 2008 highlights - Download

Larry Blumberg of the San Diego Military Advisory Council discusses the organization's 2008 highlights.


Published: December 23, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, a Union-Tribune prep sports writer, chats about her story in today's U-T sports section that discusses a law that requires independent contractors (officials, select coaches) to purchase a business license if they are involved in San Diego high school sports. Vargas also previews the postseason for the minor prep sports.


Published: November 4, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about next month's SDMAC Achievement Awards and the return of three Navy Ships to San Diego from their six-month deployments.


Published: November 4, 2008


San Diego Convention and Visitor's Bureau - Download

David Peckinpaugh, President-CEO of the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau, is joined by Darlynne Reyes, host of SignOnRadio's "Travel Like a Local," along with the owner of Sail San Diego to discuss the state of tourism in our region.


Published: November 7, 2008


International Rescue Committee - Download

Colleen Krause, Manager of Community and Family Strengthening for the International Rescue Committee, talks about her organization's outreach to San Diego's refugee population.


Published: November 7, 2008


Operation Honeymoon - Download

Beth Wilson, Founder of Operation Honeymoon, discusses a program that offers military couples a chance to go on the honeymoon that never happened when they first got married.


Published: November 7, 2008


"U-T Prep Tuesday Report" and "Taking Control of Your Diabetes" - Download

Jess Kearny, Union-Tribune assistant sports editor, discusses the rivalry between the Scripps Ranch and Serra high schools field hockey teams, along with the start of the Fall sports playoff season.

Dr. Steve Edelman, Founder and Director of the "Taking Control of Your Diabetes" organization, discusses the mission of TCOYD and the organization's November 22 Conference and Health Fair at the San Diego Convention Center.


Published: November 11, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about today's Veteran's Day celebrations, the defeat of Prop B in last week's election, and the November 19 SDMAC Breakfast featuring General James T. Conway, the 34th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps.


Published: November 11, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report and Peter Yarrow of "Peter, Paul and Mary" Fame - Download

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune assistant sports editor, chats about the resurgence of football at Patrick Henry High, football playoff games, which begin on Friday, and high championships in other Fall sports.

Peter Yarrow, of "Peter, Paul and Mary" fame, discusses his two newest books, his November 20 book signing in San Diego, and his far-reaching "Operation Respect" program that focuses on character education.


Published: November 18, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), and Tony Nufer, future President of SDMAC, discuss the recently launched National Resource Directory that lists thousands of services and programs for wounded military personnel. Blumberg also talks about military support on local college campuses.


Published: November 18, 2008


St. Paul's PACE - Download

Amanda Dunkin, Marketing Director for St. Paul's PACE, talks about her organization's goal to help low income, frail seniors stay in their homes as opposed to being moved to skilled nursing facilities.


Published: November 21, 2008


Holiday Bowl - Download

Bruce Binkowski, Executive Director of the San Diego Bowl Game Association, and Mark Neville, Associate Executive Director, discuss the myriad teams that may be playing in this year's Poinsettia and Holiday Bowl games, along with the economic impact the games provide to our region.


Published: November 21, 2008


"We Rock 4 Kids" - Download

Karen Johnson, Founder/President of "We Rock 4 Kids," chats about her organization's mission to reduce childhood obesity in our county.


Published: November 21, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune assistant sports editor, chats about the start of the prep basketball season, the football quarterfinals this Friday and Steve Brand's story on the Foothills Christian basketball team in today's U-T sports section.


Published: November 26, 2008


Council of Community Clinics - Download

Stephen O'Kane, CEO of the Council of Community Clinics, discusses the effect the recent California budget impasse has had on clinics in our region.


Published: October 3, 2008


YWCA's "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" Event - Download

Fred Baranowski, YWCA Board member, discusses the organization's 100 years of community involvement in San Diego County, along with the October 16 "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" event.


Published: October 3, 2008


"UPLIFT" - Download

Monica Ball and Annette Ritchie-Buis, Board members of UPLIFT, discuss their organization's mission of improving the lives of inner-city students, senior citizens and the homeless.


Published: October 3, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, Union-Tribune prep sportswriter, discusses her story in today's U-T sports section that features the nation's top ranked girls volleyball team, the La Costa Canyon Mavericks.


Published: October 7, 2008


Parkinson's Disease Association of San Diego - Download

Dr. Catherine Rodriguez, Board President of the Parkinson's Disease Association of San Diego, and Bianca Koplewicz, special events manager of the association, discuss their organization's mission and its upcoming 6th Annual "Spirit of Life" Award Dinner honoring Dr. Ronald M. Kobayashi.


Published: October 10, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, Union-Tribune prep sportswriter, discusses his story in today's U-T sports section that highlights trick plays in high school football.


Published: October 14, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, and Terry Magee, President of the SDMAC, discuss the Navy's last public meeting on the Environmental Impact Statement for the Broadway Complex, along with tomorrow's Fleet Week Breakfast that features the Secretary of the Navy, Donald Winter.


Published: October 14, 2008


Carlsbad Chamber - Download

Ted Owen, President and CEO of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, chats about his organization's Small Business Success Center and the concept of netweaving versus networking.


Published: October 17, 2008


Hilton Hotels and "Hunger at Home" Event - Download

Blanca Melendrez, Director of UCSD's Network for a Healthy California, Larissa Johnson, Network for a Healthy California Coordinator, and Ann Marie Kimble of the Hilton Family of Hotels, discuss the "Hunger at Home" organization's November 21 benefit gala that will raise funds for the San Diego Food Bank and Network for a Healthy California.


Published: October 17, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report: Jess Kearney - Download

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune assistant sports editor, chats about the U-T's Top 10 football rankings and the top games coming up this weekend.


Published: October 21, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC: Tom Caughlan - Download

Tom Caughlan, former Executive Director of the Fleet Week Foundation, discusses his transition back to the United States Marine Corps as Chief of Staff for Marine Corps Installation West, along with the proposed $4.7 billion in construction projects slated for Camp Pendleton, Miramar and other western region bases.


Published: October 21, 2008


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Download

Ron Anderson, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Board Member and co-Chair of the October 26 "Walk to Cure Diabetes," chats about Foundation's mission, the impact of Type 1 diabetes and Sunday's fundraising event.


Published: October 24, 2008


San Ysidro Health Clinic - Download

Dr. Greg Talavera, Medical Director of the San Ysidro Health Center, discusses the organization's recently held Latina Health Leadership Conference, urgent care issues and the Center's 40th anniversary plans in 2009.


Published: October 24, 2008


Casa Cornelia Law Center - Download

Carmen Chavez, Executive Director of Casa Cornelia Law Center, talks about her organization's outreach to the indigent immigrant community in San Diego County.


Published: October 24, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report / CA Transportation - Download

Segment 1: Nicole Vargas, Union-Tribune prep sports writer editor, chats about the U-T's Top 10 football rankings, the top games coming up this weekend and the plethora of videos and stats available on the U-T's prep sports Web site, utprepsports.com.

Segment 2: Valerie Martinez, President and CEO of VMA Communications, discusses Prop 1A and transportation issues in California.


Published: October 28, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), talks about General James Conway's appearance at the November SDMAC Breakfast and the Secretary of the Navy's comments about Prop B and the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.


Published: October 28, 2008


Los Penasquitos Elementary-"No Excuses University" - Download

Los Penasquitos Elementary-"No Excuses University"
Educators from Los Penasquitos Elementary, winner of a 2008 Innovation in Education Award, talk about "No Excuses University" and their school's success in creating a culture of universal achievement with a focus on college readiness.


Published: October 31, 2008


Lemon Grove School District - Download

Ernie Anastos, Superintendent of the Lemon Grove School District, discusses the district's 2008 ACHIEVE Award from the Classroom of the Future Foundation for its innovative use of technology through its Class Web Framework strategy.


Published: October 31, 2008


South Bay Community Services - Download

Patty Chavez, Community Relations Manager for South Bay Community Services, chats about her organization's "Change Their Lives Extravaganza" on October 4 that will benefit victims of domestic violence and their children.


Published: September 5, 2008


Cox Salute to Teachers - Download

Jim Esterbrooks, Public Information Officer for the San Diego County Office of Education, and Andee Aceves, a 2007 San Diego County Teacher of the Year, discuss the upcoming 2009 Cox Salute to Teachers Awards program.


Published: September 5, 2008


USD's Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies - Download

Rev. William Headley, Dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and Dr. Dee Aker, Interim Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, discuss the school's mission, the Institute's "Women Peacemaker Program" and the upcoming International Day of Peace.


Published: September 5, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T Prep Sportswriter, talks about the top returning high school quarterbacks on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: September 2, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the Navy's support in the region affected by Hurricane Gustav. Blumberg also gives an update on the recent release of the SDMAC-commissioned San Diego Military Economic Impact Study.


Published: September 2, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Capt. Robert Wiley, Capt. Jim Rice and Lt. Dave Bennett call in from the USNS Mercy to recap the ship's humanitarian efforts in the Pacific during the past several months


Published: September 9, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, is joined by Sharon Cloward, Executive Director of the San Diego Port Tenant's Association, to discuss the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal and Proposition B.


Published: September 23, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about three of the country's top junior golfers. All three are playing on San Diego high school teams this Fall.


Published: September 23, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses last weekend's Coronado Speed Festival, and Rear Admiral Mark D. Harnitchek's comments about the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal issue.


Published: September 30, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, who is retiring from the Union-Tribune after a 34-year career as a prep sportswriter, recounts highlights and lowlights of the San Diego high school sports scene during his tenure at the U-T.


Published: September 30, 2008


Innovation in Education: Santee School District - Download

Dr. Lis Johnson, Superintendent of the Santee School District, discusses her district's innovative use of technology in the curriculum that resulted in a 2008 Classroom of the Future Foundation "Innovation in Education" award.


Published: September 26, 2008


San Diego Center - Download

Cheryl Einsele, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for the San Diego Center for Children, and Heidi Ring, Events Manager, discuss their company's upcoming fundraising events and Peace Builders program.


Published: September 12, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T Prep sportswriter, discusses the start of the high school volleyball season and the robust multimedia content located on the U-T's prep sports Web site.


Published: September 9, 2008


SignOn with SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, is joined by Tom Caughlan, Executive Director of Fleet Week San Diego, to discuss Fleet Week's upcoming Star Spangled Salute and Wounded Warriors Luncheon.


Published: September 16, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about the varying sizes of the 10 sections of the California Interscholastic Federation, the organization that oversees high school athletics in our state.


Published: September 16, 2008


Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties - Download

Chris Marek, Director of Development and Communications for the Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties, discusses his organization's major fundraising event: the Friday, September 26 "Real Heroes Breakfast" on the USS Midway Museum.


Published: September 19, 2008


San Diego Regional Center for the Developmentally Disabled - Download

Carlos Flores, Executive Director of the San Diego Regional Center for the Developmentally Disabled and Michael Bradshaw, Chairman of the Foundation for Developmental Disabilities, discuss their organizations' imprint in our region.


Published: August 1, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses the impact of a proposed Tourist Development District on the military on this week's "SignOn With SDMAC."


Published: August 5, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about the re-alignment of the North County Conference and San Diego high school field hockey on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: August 5, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, Tom Caughlan, CEO of the Fleet Week Foundation and Jim Phillion, founder of the Coronado Speed Festival, discuss next month's Speed Festival on this week's "SignOn With SDMAC."


Published: August 12, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about the latest happenings with the San Diego prep scene on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: August 12, 2008


"I Love A Clean San Diego" - Download

Vance Sharp, project manager of "I Love A Clean San Diego," discusses the August 17 "Go Green and Clean Family Day" event in Chula Vista.


Published: August 12, 2008


St. Madeleine Sophie's Center - Download

Debra Turner-Emerson, Executive Director of St. Madeleine Sophie's Center, discusses the East County organization's mission and upcoming 31st Annual "Haute with Heart Fashion Show."


Published: August 15, 2008


USD Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research - Download

Pat Libby, Director of USD's Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research, and Lindsey McDougle, Research Assistant for the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit Research, talk about a recent report on San Diego nonprofit sector.


Published: August 15, 2008


USD Athletics - Download

Steve Becvar, USD Associate Athletic Director, discusses the Torero's 2008 Fall/Winter athletic schedule.


Published: August 15, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, and Matt Brown, Director of Public Affairs for Navy Region Southwest, discuss today's unveiling of the SDMAC's "San Diego Military Impact Study" on this week's "SignOn With SDMAC."


Published: August 19, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about this Fall's top San Diego high school football teams and returning blue chip players on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: August 19, 2008


Second Chance Program - Download

Scott Silverman, Executive Director of Second Chance, an organization that creates life-changing
opportunities for the homeless and unemployed, and Yadira Reyes, a graduate of a Second
Chance program, discuss the booming success of this San Diego-based, nationally recognized
group.


Published: August 22, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, gives an update on the humanitarian mission of the San Diego-based USNS Mercy and the mothballing of the USS Kitty Hawk on today's "SignOn With SDMAC."


Published: August 26, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearney, U-T Assistant Sports Editor, talks about early-season athletic events on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: August 26, 2008


Women's Empowerment - Download

Leigh Fenly, co-Founder of Women's Empowerment International, an organization that provides loans and business services to needy women, and Veronica Kiju, a Women's Empowerment beneficiary, discuss the mission of the five-year-old organization.


Published: August 29, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T Prep Sportswriter, talks about summer prep sports news on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: July 1, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC and the U.S.S. Reagan - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council and Matt Brown, Director of Public Affairs for Navy Region Southwest, are joined by Captain Kenneth J. Norton, commanding officer of the San Diego-based U.S.S. Reagan to discuss the ship's humanitarian efforts in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines area.


Published: July 1, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC and the July 15 "Day of Champions" Event - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council and Doug Johnson, Executive Director of the Yellow Ribbon Team, discuss the July 15 "Day of Champions" event in support of the U.S.S. George Washington crew.


Published: July 8, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about the July 11 "Alex Spanos San Diego High School All-Star Football Game" on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: July 8, 2008


Dudley's Bakery, Inc. - 45th Anniversary Year - Download

Barry Brunye, President of Dudley's Bakery in Santa Ysabel, CA, discusses the San Diego County landmark and the July 26 celebration of the bakery's 45th anniversary.


Published: July 11, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council calls in from NAS North Island to discuss today's "Day of Champions" event in support of the U.S.S. George Washington crew.


Published: July 15, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about summer high school basketball tournaments in Las Vegas and San Diego on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: July 15, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, discusses a proposed event for the crew of the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk, along with a Supreme Court case involving sonar use that could have implications for San Diego.


Published: July 22, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about the tragic death of former Hoover High standout Todd Doxey on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: July 22, 2008


California Highway Patrol's CHP 11-99 Foundation - Download

Sergeant Robert Hoeffs of the California Highway Patrol talks about the CHP 11-99 Foundation and the July 28 golf tournament to benefit the 27-year old foundation.


Published: July 22, 2008


Athenaeum Music and Arts Library Concert - Download

Victoria Martino, a concert violinist, discusses her August 11 concert with Robert Barto at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla.


Published: July 25, 2008


avid Wax, President of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center - Download

David Wax, President of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center (JCC), talks about the 2008 JCC Maccabi Games, an Olympic-style sports competition in San Diego from August 3 through 8 that will feature more than 1,500 Jewish athletes.


Published: July 25, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Tom Caughlan, Executive Director of the Fleet Week Foundation, and Matt Brown, Director of Public Affairs for Navy Region Southwest, discuss upcoming Fleet Week events on this week's "SignOn With SDMAC."


Published: July 29, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T Prep sportswriter, talks about the San Diego "Surf Cup," one of the country's most prestigious youth soccer tournaments, on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: July 29, 2008


Ford Motor Fund and "Operation Goodwill" in San Diego - Download

Jim Graham, Community Relations Manager for the Ford Motor Company Fund, discusses Ford's "Operation Goodwill" program and its impact in San Diego.


Published: July 25, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Nicole Vargas, U-T prep sportswriter, talks about the Union-Tribune's Spring All-Academic Team Captains on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: June 3, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses the Battle of the Midway and its connection to San Diego. Blumberg chats about the San Diego-based USS Peleliu and its recent rescue of six mariners off of the Philippines.


Published: June 3, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Officers from the San Diego-based USS Boxer call in from overseas to describe their medical and engineering mission in Latin America.


Published: June 17, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearny, U-T assistant sports editor, recaps last week's 2nd Annual Union-Tribune/Hall of Champions Prep Athletes Awards Gala" and discusses prep sports summer leagues and tournaments.


Published: June 17, 2008


Marine Corps - Law Enforcement Foundation - Download

Listen to Darren Moore and Eric Torykian, Vice Presidents of the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation, discuss the 3rd Annual Benefit Dinner on June 12 that will raise over $100,000 for families who have lost a parent in the line a military or law enforcement duty.


Published: June 6, 2008


San Diego Maritime Museum - Download

Ray Ashley, President of the San Diego Maritime Museum, discusses the Museum's myriad events and its popular education programs that reach more than 20,000 students annually.


Published: June 6, 2008


Volunteer San Diego - Download

Bob Alden, Chair of the Volunteer San Diego Board of Directors, shares his insights on the state of volunteerism in our region and how volunteering has evolved in recent years.


Published: June 6, 2008


Sweetwater Education Foundation and Compact for Success Program - Download

Eduardo Valerio, departing Executive Director of the Sweetwater Education Foundation, and Ed Lopez, incoming Executive Director, discuss the organization's mission of raising scholarship funds for Sweetwater Union High School District (SUHSD) seniors accepted to SDSU through the nationally recognized "Compact for Success" program. Janet Osterbye, SDSU Compact Scholars Director and Myra Gutierrez, SUHSD Compact for Success Director, describe the partnership between the Foundation, SDSU and SUHSD.


Published: June 20, 2008


Sweetwater Education Foundation and Compact for Success Program - Download

Gabriella Campos, a junior at SDSU and a Compact for Success scholar, describes her experiences at SDSU and how the Sweetwater Union High School District's "Compact for Success" program has prepared her for the rigors of college academia.


Published: June 20, 2008


San Diego County Fair's "Student Showcase" - Download

Ken Stahl, Assistant Coordinator of the San Diego County Fair's "Student Showcase," chats about this year's more than 8,000 entries in this popular 40-year-old program at the Fair.


Published: June 20, 2008


Union-Tribune "Night & Day" Editors - Download

Mike Crowell and David Coddon, editors of the Union-Tribune's "Night and Day" entertainment section, discuss the Fair's 2008 entertainment lineup, along with this weekend's cool musical happenings throughout San Diego County.


Published: June 20, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Medical personnel from the San Diego-based U.S. Naval hospital ship, Mercy, stationed in Philippines, call in from overseas to describe their humanitarian mission.


Published: June 10, 2008


Free Mozart Sonatas Marathon - Download

Victoria Martino, a concert violinist, discusses her FREE Mozart Sonatas Marathon at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla on June 14. The eight-hour concert is dedicated to the memory of Martino's late husband, Konrad Oberhuber, a celebrated art historian and lecturer.


Published: June 10, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Jess Kearny, U-T assistant sports editor, talks about the Union-Tribune's High School Athletes of the Year and tonight's 2nd Annual Union-Tribune/Hall of Champions Prep Athletes Awards Gala" on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: June 10, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses a change in command of SPECWARCOM in Coronado along with the upcoming Navy League golf tournament fundraiser.


Published: June 24, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T Prep Sportswriter, talks about the top returning high school quarterbacks and other summer prep sports news on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: June 24, 2008


Fight ALD: Fighting Illness Through Education - Download

Janis Sherwood, founder of Fight ALD, discusses the mission of her organization and a July 12 golf fundraiser to raise awareness about this genetic disease that affects adolescent males and claimed the life of her 8-year-old son.


Published: June 27, 2008


ACME Marketing and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" Book - Download

Andy Strasberg, President of ACME Marketing and former long-time San Diego Padres Vice President of Public Relations, discusses his new book, "Baseball's Greatest Hit: Take Me Out to the Ballgame."


Published: June 27, 2008


ACME Marketing and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" Book - Download

Andy Strasberg continues the discussion about his book on the 100-year history of one of our nation's most popular songs, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." Strasberg, the technical advisor to Billy Crystal's movie, 61*, also chats about his close relationship with Roger Maris, the New York Yankee featured in Crystal's movie.


Published: June 27, 2008


League of Women Voters - Download

League of Women Voters President, Norma Damashek, talks about the League's involvement in local politics.


Published: May 16, 2008


Heal the Bay Environmental Organization - Download

Polly Barrowman, a water quality scientist for Heal the Bay, an environmental organization dedicated to making Southern California coastal waters safe, healthy and clean, discusses her organization's upcoming press conference that will highlight its annual Beach Report Card.


Published: May 16, 2008


South Bay Community Services - Download

Patty Chavez, Community Relations Director for South Bay Community Services, discusses her organization's upcoming events and fundraising efforts.


Published: May 16, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Steve Brand, U-T prep sportswriter, discusses his article on San Diego high school track & field records on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: May 20, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Terry Magee, President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC), discusses two bills-one that SDMAC opposes and one it supports - that will impact the San Diego military community. Magee also chats about the Saturday, May 24 gala on the USS Midway.


Published: May 20, 2008


SignOn With SDMAC - Download

Larry Blumberg, Executive Director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) and Terry Magee, President of SDMAC, discuss the Military Sealift Command and Rear Admiral Riley's visit to the SDMAC breakfast tomorrow. Blumberg and Magee also talk about the May 24 gala on the USS Midway that honored seven World War II Medal of Honor winners.


Published: May 27, 2008


U-T Prep Tuesday Report - Download

Kevin Gemmell, U-T prep sportswriter, discusses his U-T article on making the transition from high school sports to the college level on the weekly "U-T Prep Tuesday Report."


Published: May 27, 2008


Charlie Joiner Golf Tournament - Download

Listen to NFL Hall of Famer and current Chargers receiver coach, Charlie Joiner, discuss the upcoming 19th Annual Charlie Joiner Golf Tournament that benefits Skill Centers of America.


Published: May 23, 2008


U.S. Open Golf Tournament - Download

Tom Wilson, Executive Director of the Century Club, organizers of the Buick Invitational, talks about the upcoming U.S. Open and his organization's involvement with this major national event.


Published: May 23, 2008


Poway Academy of Hair Design - Download

Lynelle Lynch, President of the Poway Academy of Hair Design, chats about the 2008 "School of the Year" Award bestowed on the academy. Lynelle discusses the school's community involvement efforts to support victims of domestic violence.


Published: May 23, 2008

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