March 24, 2020
Healthcare Financial Administrator Lawrence Lievense talks about the impact of the Corona Virus on the healthcare system, hospitals and your own health insurance.
March 17, 2020
Dr. Hasler joins Ted and Mike to talk about COVID-19.
March 10, 2020
Ted and Mike discuss local and state issues including AB-5, public health challenges and public reaction to COVID-19.
March 3, 2020
Ted and Mike discuss AB-5, COVID-19 and the apparent distrust of public officials and information sources.
February 18, 2020
Santa Barbara City Fire Department’s Wildland Specialist Amber Anderson talks about the upcoming review of the city’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
February 11, 2020
Ted and Mike catch up on local issues.
February 4, 2020
Providence Fire Department Deputy Assistant Chief of EMS, Zachariah Kenyon talks about the departments “PVD Safe Station Program” for those seeking treatment for addiction and their “Mobil Health Unit.” UPRISE RI article
January 28, 2020
Ted and Mike catch up on local events and issues of interest.
January 21, 2020
Ted and Mike visit with Ian Monsma of Robert D. Niehaus, Inc. to talk about their recent report, “Two Years Later: Residential Rebuilding Efforts Since the Montecito Debris Flow,” 9 January 2020.
January 7, 2020
CalTrans Public Information Officer Colin Jones talks about local projects, Highway 154 safety, local funding and future projects.
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“WILDFIRE, Past, Present and Future” is a video interview with retired State Fire Marshals Kate Dargan and Ronny Coleman.
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