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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 254 - 9-16-19 - Ador Cardenas - Eagle Mountain Casino

9/16/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Ador Cardenas with Eagle Mountain Casino. He talks about upcoming events and entertainment at the casino, including men's and ladies night, the golden ticket, seafood Friday’s and more.

Duration:00:27:47

Episode 253 - 9-13-19 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

9/13/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy!

Duration:00:20:56

Episode 252 - 9-12-19 - Mike Boudreaux - Tulare County Sheriff

9/12/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Mike Boudreaux, Tulare County Sheriff. He talks about the recent homicide of a local dairyman, the shooting of a police K9 by an undercover officer, and safety at the 100th annual Tulare County Fair.

Duration:00:28:24

Episode 251 - 9-11-19 - Nick Vargas - The Source LGBT Center

9/11/2019
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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 upcoming fundraisers like the Visalia Over Edge event, and a pasta sauce competition called Saucy September.

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 250 - 9-10-19 - Adrianne Hillman - Homeless Advocate

9/10/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Adrianne Hillman, advocate for the homeless. She educates us about the issues impacting the homeless such as mental illness, abandonment by families of origin and drug addiction.

Duration:00:34:05

Episode 249 - 9-9-19 - Devon Mathis - District 26 Assemblyman

9/9/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with District 26 Assemblyman Devon Mathis. He updates us on what's happening in Sacramento, including a bill that would allow felons on parole to vote, and exemptions for vaccinations.

Duration:00:23:21

Episode 248 - 9-6-19 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

9/6/2019
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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:00:20:47

Episode 247 - 9-5-19 - Donnette Silva-Carter - Tulare Chamber of Commerce

9/5/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, and a chat with Donnette Silva-Carter, CEO of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce. She talks about various upcoming events for the month of September, the 100th annual Tulare County Fair, business activities and more.

Duration:00:24:21

Episode 246 - 9-4-19 - Carmela Lamb - Tulare Rotary 9-11 Blood Drive

9/4/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Carmela Lamb with the Tulare Rotary 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive. She tells us more about the big upcoming event, and the impact it has locally.

Duration:00:23:07

Episode 245 - 9-3-19 - Dennis Townsend - 5th District Supervisor REVISTED

9/3/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, and a revisit of our chat with Dennis Townsend, 5th District Supervisor for Tulare County. We talk about what’s happening in the 5th district, homelessness, and improvements to the fire department.

Duration:00:23:47

Episode 244 - 8-30-19 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

8/30/2019
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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:00:23:22

Episode 243 - 8-29-19 - Jason Pommier - Porterville Unified Public Information Officer

8/29/2019
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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 how things are going in the district for the start of the new school year, early childhood education, legislation in Sacramento and more.

Duration:00:30:56

Episode 242 - 8-28-19 - Rocky Pipkin - The Pipkin Detective Agency

8/28/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Rocky Pipkin with The Pipkin Detective Agency. He talks about his involvement with farmers looking to get into the CBD business, plus SmartWater.

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 241 - 8-27-19 - Russell Buck Fletcher - Porterville Resident and Businessman REVISITED

8/27/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Porterville resident and businessman Russell Buck Fletcher on air conditioning. He breaks down how your home air conditioner works, plus some simple maintenance tips that a homeowner can do to save on energy costs.

Duration:00:27:38

Episode 240 - 8-26-19 - Bruce Nicotero - Chairman of the South Valley Industrial Summit

8/26/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Bruce Nicotero, Chairman of the South Valley Industrial Summit coming up on October 4th. It’s an opportunity for industrial businesses to come together to share the best practices, attend informational and educational breakout sessions, and to engage in B2B networking.

Duration:00:26:48

Episode 239 - 8-23-19 - Fun Friday with Hopper and Kathy

8/23/2019
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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:00:29:23

Episode 238 - 8-22-19 - Maggie Melo - The Law Offices of Melo and Sarsfield

8/22/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Maggie Melo with the Law Offices of Melo and Sarsfield. She talks about red flag laws and the impact they might have on registered gun owners.

Duration:00:36:43

Episode 237 - 8-21-19 - Howard Broadman - Retired Superior Court Judge - Kidney Voucher Program

8/21/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with retired Superior Court Judge Howard Broadman. He talks about the Kidney Voucher Program, an idea he came up with to help his grandson who may one day need a kidney. Plus, a new segment called "Tips for Today's Homeowner."

Duration:00:22:12

Episode 236 - 8-20-19 - Dr Karen Haught - Tulare County Health Officer

8/20/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Dr. Karen Haught, Tulare County Health Officer. She talks about the recent warning against Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, or ARDS, and the link between the illness and vaping.

Duration:00:17:54

Episode 235 - 8-19-19 - Graciella Soto - Altura Centers for Health in Tulare

8/19/2019
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A look at what's happening in the south valley, agriculture news, followed by a chat with Graciella Soto, CEO at the Altura Centers for Health in Tulare. We learn more about their health center, services they offer, their monthly walk with a doc event, and more!

Duration:00:22:10