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Kent Hopper is a Broadcast Personality who has been serving the Central Valley for 48 years. A graduate of the Don Martin School of Radio and Television Arts and Science in Los Angeles, he began his career in 1970 at Hanford’s KNGS, AM 620. Although he started off as the late night show host, it didn’t take long for the powers that be to recognize that they had something special in Hopper, and in 1972 he made his debut as Hopper in the Morning on that same station. Regarding his new venture, Hopper will bring his many years of experience, his professionalism and community connections, and his wit and sense of humor so that listeners get the same great experience as always. With his son, Kyle, serving as the podcast's engineer, listeners know to always expect a quality production. Hopper says, “I hope people will listen and support the podcast, and know that Hopper is back and is here for you, Tulare County!”

Kent Hopper is a Broadcast Personality who has been serving the Central Valley for 48 years. A graduate of the Don Martin School of Radio and Television Arts and Science in Los Angeles, he began his career in 1970 at Hanford’s KNGS, AM 620. Although he started off as the late night show host, it didn’t take long for the powers that be to recognize that they had something special in Hopper, and in 1972 he made his debut as Hopper in the Morning on that same station. Regarding his new venture, Hopper will bring his many years of experience, his professionalism and community connections, and his wit and sense of humor so that listeners get the same great experience as always. With his son, Kyle, serving as the podcast's engineer, listeners know to always expect a quality production. Hopper says, “I hope people will listen and support the podcast, and know that Hopper is back and is here for you, Tulare County!”
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Kent Hopper is a Broadcast Personality who has been serving the Central Valley for 48 years. A graduate of the Don Martin School of Radio and Television Arts and Science in Los Angeles, he began his career in 1970 at Hanford’s KNGS, AM 620. Although he started off as the late night show host, it didn’t take long for the powers that be to recognize that they had something special in Hopper, and in 1972 he made his debut as Hopper in the Morning on that same station. Regarding his new venture, Hopper will bring his many years of experience, his professionalism and community connections, and his wit and sense of humor so that listeners get the same great experience as always. With his son, Kyle, serving as the podcast's engineer, listeners know to always expect a quality production. Hopper says, “I hope people will listen and support the podcast, and know that Hopper is back and is here for you, Tulare County!”

Twitter:

@talk2hop

Language:

English

Contact:

5594629735


Episodes

Episode 334 - 1-15-20 - Nick Vargas and Dean Jackson - The Source LGBT+ Center

1/15/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Nick Vargas and Dean Jackson at The Source LGBT+ Center in Visalia. They tell us all about a 50,000 dollar grant they received to fight opioid addiction, and a few upcoming events.

Duration:00:30:32

Episode 333 - 1-14-20 - Amy Shuklian - Tulare County Supervisor District 3

1/14/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Amy Shuklian, Tulare County Supervisor for District 3. She reflects on all her accomplishments over the past three years as a supervisor and the issues she would like to tackle should she be re-elected.

Duration:00:32:46

Episode 332 - 1-13-20 - Phil Esbenshade - Kings County Assistant District Attorney

1/13/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat Kings County Assistant District Attorney Phil Esbenshade. He talks about crime prevention outreach trainings with schools on teen dating violence, plus service clubs and groups on elder abuse scams.

Duration:00:32:58

Episode 331 - 1-10-20 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

1/10/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by another Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy!

Duration:00:34:04

Episode 330 - 1-9-20 - Jose Sigala - Mayor of Tulare

1/9/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Jose Sigala, Mayor of the city of Tulare. He tells us the latest on what Tulare has been doing to address the homeless issue, as well as recreational cannabis dispensaries.

Duration:00:29:50

Episode 330 - 1-9-20 - Jose Sigala - Mayor of Tulare

1/9/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Jose Sigala, Mayor of the city of Tulare. He tells us the latest on what Tulare has been doing to address the homeless issue, as well as recreational cannabis dispensaries.

Duration:00:29:50

Episode 329 - 1-8-20 - Milt Stowe - Porterville City Councilmember

1/8/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Porterville City Councilmember and former Mayor Milt Stowe. He gives us the latest on developments in the city, as well as an update on his health.

Duration:00:30:52

Episode 328 - 1-7-19 - Donnette Silva-Carter - Tulare Chamber of Commerce CEO

1/7/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by the latest with the Tulare Chamber of Commerce from CEO, Donnette Silva-Carter.

Duration:00:27:05

Episode 327 - 1-6-20 - Ryan Walker - Oacys Technology of Porterville REVISITED

1/6/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a revisit of our chat with Ryan Walker, owner of Oacys Technology in Porterville. He gives us an update on their fiber internet rollout, the importance of filling out the survey for it, and we learn more about their phone and wireless internet services.

Duration:00:30:28

Episode 326 - 1-3-20 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

1/3/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by another Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy!

Duration:00:28:39

Episode 325 - 1-2-20 - Phil Cox - Visalia City Councilmember

1/2/2020
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Phil Cox, Visalia City Councilmember. He reflects on his last three years as a councilmember, what's being done for the homeless in Visalia, and projects currently in the works.

Duration:00:33:29

Episode 324 - 12-31-19 - Todd Cotta - President & CEO of the Kings Gun Center In Hanford

12/31/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Todd Cotta, President & CEO of the Kings Gun Center In Hanford. He talks about why he started the gun range, challenges they face from lawmakers, and why he's running for office.

Duration:00:31:08

Episode 323 - 12-30-19 - Tulare County News, Agriculture and Homeowner Tip

12/30/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a homeowner tip from Danny Lipford.

Duration:00:10:14

Episode 322 - 12-24-19 - Tulare and Kern County News, Agriculture and Homeowner Tip

12/24/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a homeowner tip from Danny Lipford.

Duration:00:16:18

Episode 321 - 12-23-19 - Maggie Melo - The Law Offices of Melo and Sarsfield

12/23/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by another chat with Maggie Melo of the Law Offices of Melo and Sarsfield. She’s back for round 2 of the new laws taking effect in 2020, and how they affect you.

Duration:00:38:55

Episode 320 - 12-20-19 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

12/20/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by another Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy!

Duration:00:29:30

Episode 319 - 12-19-19 - Nick Vargas - The Source LGBT+ Center

12/19/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Nick Vargas at the Source LGBT+ Center in Visalia. He talks about their upcoming Christmas Eve event, a recap of their Visalia Over The Edge fundraiser, and what we can expect for 2020.

Duration:00:31:19

Episode 318 - 12-18-19 - Jason Pommier - PUSD Public Information Officer

12/18/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Jason Pommier, Porterville Unified School District Public Information Officer. He talks about the Vine Street School move, the upcoming deadline for their pathways program, the Spartan farm market in Strathmore, and more.

Duration:00:38:19

Episode 317 - 12-17-19 - Maggie Melo - The Law Offices of Melo and Sarsfield

12/17/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Maggie Melo of the Law offices of Melo and Sarsfield. She talks about new laws that are taking effect in 2020, and how they will impact you.

Duration:00:51:41

Episode 316 - 12-16-19 - Betsy McGovern-Garcia - The Eden House Project in Visalia

12/16/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Betsy McGovern Garcia, Director of Development For The Eden House Project In Visalia. She talks about homelessness and how what they are doing will make an impact.

Duration:00:32:54