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Show Topics: Monday, May 6, 2013

Monday, May 6, 2013
1. Maria’s musings.  Accused Boston bomber’s body is claimed and prepared for burial.  Juries are deliberating today on both the Jodi Arias and Dr. Gosnell trials.  Senate is to vote on internet sales tax.  Bride-to-be perishes in a limo fire on Saturday.  Sucking on your child’s pacifier to clean it appears to diminish allergies and eczema. 

2. Bill Nash, spokesperson for the Ventura County Fire Department about the Springs Fire.  80% contained.  

3. Jim McGee, CEO, Central Coast, American Red Cross shares their involvement with the Springs Fire.

4. Peter Sokolowski, Word of the Month Correspondent, lexicographer at visits with us about the most searched for words in the past month.

Show Topics: Friday, May 3, 2013

Friday, May 3, 2013
1.  Ventura County’s Springs Fire has burned over 10,000 acres, evacuations are still in place, 3 American Red Cross shelters have been opened, Pacific Coast Highway is closed between Mulholland and Las Posas Road, CSU Channel Island remains closed.  Employment rose more than expected, 165,000 jobs added, stock market hits new highs.  Boston Marathon Bombing suspect told investigators that they originally planned a suicide attack on July 4th where 500,000 people attend but their bombs were ready earlier and they picked the marathon only a day or two in advance.  First woman is placed on the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list.  Reward is $2M.  Joanne Chesimard now known as Assata Shakur is in Cuba.  Utah soccer referee that was punched by player on Saturday in a coma.

2. Henry Dubroff, Chairman and Editor of the Pacific Coast Business Times.

3. Eric Buschow, Spokesperson for the Ventura County Sheriff Department at the Command Post for the Springs Fire with updates. and 805.654.2385

Show Topics: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Thursday, May 2, 2013
1. 3 charged with undermining the Boston Bomb probe. 1st time claims for unemployment benefits fell to their lowest level since January 2008. Face transplant patient speaks publicly for the 1st time. FDA appeals making ‘morning after’ pill available to all ages. Warren Buffet on the value of women. 

2. Bill Nash, spokesperson for Ventura County Fire Department about the Springs Fire. 

3. Lance Orozco, news director at KCLU radio spoke to us from the scene of the fire. 

4. Felicity Okolo, domestic violence is higher during pregnancy and when a new baby is born. She shares her horrific, Facebook and Twitter to.

Show Topics: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
1. Top 5 New Stories you need to know about. Sex Superbug, Plan B, Boston Bombing suspect’s body to be released, amputees offered prosthetics free of cost, Consumer Reports finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in ground turkey, new eating disorder called “Orthorexia.” 

2. Safety & Security Correspondent, David Keith speaks about his 27 years as the Public Information Officer for the Oxnard Police Department and tips on personal safety. 

3. Heather Castillo with California State University Channel Islands’ “Arts Under the Stars” event on Friday, May 3rd at for more information about this free event. 

4. The last of an estimated 300 rhinoceroses were shot dead for their horns and the poachers apparently were working in cahoots with the game rangers responsible for protecting them. Ex-Fiance Carolyn Moos of NBA Jason Collins speaks about her longtime boyfriend who announced he is gay. Wrigley’s new Alert Energy Caffeine Gum is on the market with 40 milligrams of caffeine.

Show Topics: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
1. Top 5 news stories of today. 

2. April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Rod Williams, CEO, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, joins or 800.622.2255. For anyone seeking information and/or services. 

3. May is National Mental Health Month. Ventura County resident Duane Bentzen, Board President shares information about the 5K walk this Saturday, May 4th at the Ventura or 805.555.6264 to register or donate.