#92: A Chat on Social Media Strategies

On this episode, we chat about social media strategy with Samantha Semans of Ten10Social, Hillary Dittmore of Socially Hilary and Michael Pohl of Bay...

#91: Reaction to Antioch Proposal to Spend $1 Million to House Homeless in a...

On this episode, we discuss a proposal by Antioch City council members Joy Motts and Lamar Thorpe that would spend $1 million on 32-rooms...

#90: A chat with Political Consultant Mary Jo Rossi Ahead of 2020 Elections

On this episode, I chat with political consultant Mary Jo Rossi of Rossi Communications ahead of the 2020 election as candidates begin to announce....

#89: Ariel Ryan Shares Experience of Being African American Growing Up in Brentwood, Calls...

On this episode, I chat with Ariel Ryan who spoke at the Brentwood City Council meeting sharing her experience of being an African American...

#88: A Chat With Congressman Jerry McNerney

On this episode, I chat with Congressman Jerry McNerney after he attended a Juneteenth Celebration in the City of Antioch. We get into the...

#87: Immediate Reaction to Antioch City Council Vote on Rejecting Ad-Hoc Committee for Police...

On this episode, Ken Turnage II and I sit down and provide our immediate reactions to the Antioch City Council vote Thursday night where...

#86: Wedel Talks about Walnut Creek Protests, Police Department and City Budget

In this episode, I chat with Walnut Creek City Councilmember Justin Wedel who provides a first hand take on the recent Walnut Creek Protests...

#85: East Contra Costa Fire Chief Brian Helmick Talks Reduction of Fire Services

On this episode, I chat with East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Chief Brian Helmick who discusses his recent announcement that Starting July...

#84: Allie Sealey Drops in from Nashville for a Chat, New Single Dropping June...

On this episode, I chat with Allie Sealey who is in town from Nashville as we shotgun approach this chat on a variety of...

#83: Ironhouse Sanitary District GM Talks Proposed Rate Increases, Bio Solids and More

On this episode, I chat with Chad Davison, the General Manager for the Ironhouse Sanitary District who serves ratepayers in both the City of...

#82: Pittsburg Mayor Jelani Killings on Protests and More

On this episode,  I chat with City of Pittsburg Mayor Jelani Killings on the peaceful marches around East Contra Costa County and about their...

#81: Sue Higgins Talks Multiple Sclerosis, COVID-19 and City of Oakley Issues

In this episode, Oakley City Councilmember Sue Higgins talks about her dealings with Multiple Sclerosis and highlights World MS Day... we also talk about...

#80: Rebecca Barrett Talks Community College Issues, K-12 Education and More

On this episode, I chat with Rebecca Barrett who is the President of the Contra Costa Community College District Board of Trustees. We ping-pong...

#79: BART Director Debora Allen Talks Budget, Ridership and Other Issues

On this episode, I chat with Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Director Debora Allen on a variety of topics from the budget,...

#78: Steve Aubert Talks New East Contra Costa Fire App, Weed Abatement Rules

In this episode, I chat with Steve Aubert, Fire Marshal with the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District who talks about their new ECCFPD...

#77: Rick Lemyre Drops in for a Chat Before His Move to Georgia

On this episode, I chat with former Editor at the Brentwood Press Rick Lemyre who is leaving Brentwood, CA for Georgia. Just a simple...

#76: Brentwood City Manager Tim Ogden

On this episode, I chat with Tim Ogden, newly hired Brentwood City Manager, where we get into a variety of topics from the impact...

#75: CSEA President Josh Isenbarger Talks Job Layoffs at Antioch Unified School District

On this episode, ahead of layoff notices, I chat with Josh Isenbarger who is the president of the CSEA in Antioch for the Antioch...

#74: Trevor Frey Talks Refinancing, Mortgage Interest Rates, Forbearance and More

On this episode, I chat with Trevor Frey, a loan officer, at Supreme Lending in Brentwood. We get into some industry news and talk...

#73: Jennifer Fink on Alzheimer’s and COVID-19

On this episode, I chat with Jennifer Fink of Fading Memories, an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support show, where we talk about dealing with Alzheimer’s during...