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Inquiring Minds Wanna Hear.

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The 29th Annual Southern CA Alzheimer's Disease Research Conference AND Native American Relics Beneath Our Subdivisions and Infrastructure

9/18/2018
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UCI researcher Daniel Gillen speaks to all facets, including his talk, of the upcoming 29th annual Alzheimer’s conference, held this Friday, 9-21, 7:30 a.m. til 4 p.m.at the Irvine Marriott Hotel. Right around the corner, right down the street. Registration is still available at: https://www.mind.uci.edu/announcing-the-29th-annual-socal-alzheimers-disease-research-conference/. Details regarding participation in clinical trials are available at: 949-824-0008 or research@mind.uci.edu. In the...

Duration:00:56:31

At Risk Before and After 9/11

9/11/2018
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We mark a somber 17th anniversary of the 9/11 with voices reminding us of what’s been and continues to be at risk in this nation of ours. First, Melina Abdullah, co-founder of the LA Black Lives Matter, breaks down the persistent structural barriers that deprive African Americans of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In the second segment Nuha Eshaq, lets sink in the huge divide that current immigration policy poses for her Yemenese family, friends, and colleagues; the travel ban...

Duration:00:56:52

Citizenship Fair Live in Anaheim 9-29-18 AND Assistance League of Irvine

9/4/2018
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Jorge Hermosillo of the OC Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD), puts on the map and your calendar their yuge Citizenship Fair in Anaheim on Sept 29th; an opportunity for all to assist applicants to become naturalized citizens. The Fair is here before we know it! Details about training to prepare for the big event and the big event itself are available at: https://www.occord.org/volunteer. OCCORD is located 13252 Garden Grove Blvd. Suite 204, in Garden Grove. In the...

Duration:00:53:31

CA's 4th Climate Change Assessment AND OC's Climate Action Campaign

8/28/2018
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John Laird, Governor Brown’s appointment as California Secretary for Natural Resources, takes up the California’s 4th Climate Change Assessment with menacing trends that the state stares down; this in advance of the Global Climate Action Summit to be held Sept. 12-14th in San Francisco. Details are available at: http://resources.ca.gov/climate/safeguarding/research/ In the second segment (min 16:10), Robin Ganahl, Orange County Organizer for the Climate Action Campaign, presents a trove of...

Duration:00:50:56

Greenpeace Ups Brown's Game AND Domestic Violence Intersections with the Vagaries of Immigration Policy

8/21/2018
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Greenpeace is engaging the public to raise Gov. Jerry Brown’s climate change leadership game in time for next month’s Global Climate Action Summit hosted in San Francisco. Covering that is Greenpeace Senior Climate Campaigner/attorney, Naomi Ages. Assignments related to "Brown's Last Chance Campaign" are regularly posted by texting 877-877 and typing CLIMATE; news posted at: https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/. In the second segment (min 17:53), Jane Stoever, Director of UCI’s Law School...

Duration:00:57:58

Welcome Dean Tyrus Miller AND Wayward Artists Productions

8/14/2018
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The show offers a warm anteater welcome to our brand new dean of UCI School of Humanities Tyrus Miller; let us listen to him make the case(s) for a more perfect union the Humanities way. Then, keeping the civilization theme going in the second segment (min 38:35), is Craig Tyrl, artistic director of Wayward Artist productions, presenting his inestimable theater in beautiful downtown Santa Ana, 125 North Broadway. Information about the upcoming performances as well as their Kickstarter...

Duration:01:45:41

Ziggy Marley Interview

8/7/2018
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In advance of his 8-19-18 appearance at the Pacific Amphitheater at the Orange County Fair, Ziggy Marley talks about his music, music he listens to, and where it all fits in these times.

Duration:00:11:26

Working Women Put Hospitality Into Perspective

8/7/2018
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Ada Briceno, co-president of UNITE-HERE Local 11, a hotel and resort workers' union - is joined by two women employed in the hospitality sector in Anaheim: June Mekker, a Disney Dining phone operator, a hotel concierge services worker, and a Union shop steward; and Veronica Chavez, a Disney housekeeper and a union organizer. They cover: Anaheim's recently adopted City Council districts, the new minimum wage ordinance that has qualified for the Anaheim City general election ballot this...

Duration:01:44:05

Plastic Plastic Everywhere AND UCI Goes Off Grid

7/31/2018
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The marine scene is not so much water water every where but not a drop to drink-no, it’s more like plastic plastic everywhere . . . talking about this e x p a n s i v e l y will be Katie Allen, Executive Director of Algalita Marine Research. In the second segment (min 27:38), Scott Lee, engineering researcher at UCI’s Advanced Power and Energy Program, walks us through the feat his colleagues and he achieved, pulling the UCI campus off the grid. We look under APEP’s hood and around at UCI's...

Duration:00:54:43

Deeper Breathing Over Fake News AND "Time's Up; An Uncensored Look at the Time's Up & #MeToo Movement

7/24/2018
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Christine Gagnier, attorney at law with a practice at Gagnier and Margossian LLP and adjunct professor at UCI’s Law School takes up the underpinnings and nuances of fake news; around forever but oh so menacing to democracy in our time. In the second segment, curator Anuradha Vikram and exhibitions director Carolyn Yarnell at the Orange County Contemporary Art Center in Santa Ana, will talk about the current exhibition “It’s Time; An Uncensored Look at the Time’s Up & #MeToo Movements,” open...

Duration:00:56:37

Precarious Incidents of SCOTUS in Broad Daylight AND Medicare: New Card, Less Fraud

7/17/2018
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Rick Hasen, UCI Law School professor and nationally recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation weighs in on the effect of rulings from the recent Supreme Court term. He makes predictions about the US Supreme Court's composition, and how SCOTUS nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh would affect that. In the second segment, Jack Cheevers, the public information officer for Region 9 of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, posts us on the roll-out of the new...

Duration:00:56:03

Expressly at San Juan Hills High AND Solitary Confinement; Michael's Story

7/10/2018
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Olivia Fu and Samantha Newman, formerly co-editors of "The Express" at San Juan Hills High School, got a little ink in a recent "New York Times" article. They make some radio waves on this program talking about sex, parents, sports, politics, and censorship. In the second segment, Michael Saavedra, former detainee at the Pelican Bay Prison, spent the last 12 years of his 19 year sentence, in solitary confinement; a study of resilience and struggle, prior to and following his release in...

Duration:00:56:10

Chemists Know! AND Reinvigorating OC's Needle Exchange Program

7/3/2018
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Some real fire works: UCI chemistry Professors Joonhee Lee and Ara Apkarian blow our minds with their nano, hyper nano single molecule electromechanical sensor proposition; a heady technology with consequential applications. Then in the second segment (min 30:30), Dallas Augustine and Mahan Naeim, UCI students with the Orange County Needle Exchange Program, soldier on as the Orange County Board of Supervisors and other civic leaders turn their backs on a best practice. Details are available...

Duration:00:54:53

Your Papers Please; Applying to Remain in the US

6/26/2018
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Immigration attorney Angelita Chavez-Hakala, practicing at a Cerritos private firm Chugh LLP, speaks with experience about family based petitions, asylum, deportation defense, VAWA and DACA. Fresh from this month's American Immigration Lawyers Association convention and as the nation digests the SCOTUS ruling uphold the Muslim Travel Ban, over the full hour, she answers our wide-eyed questions about what is taking place in a very arcane, and politicized legal system.

Duration:00:55:33

"Notorious RBG in Song" AND Arab American Civic Council Visits D.C. and Nuance

6/19/2018
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Soprano/composer Patrice Michaels and Cedille Records founder/producer James Ginsburg take up their knowing collaboration about the Supreme Court's Ruth Bader Ginsburg, celebrated on new album - 'Notorious RBG in Song'. Follow http://www.patricemichaels.com/ for details on performances near you or http://www.cedillerecords.org/albums/notorious-rbg-in-song for a listen. In the second segment (min 29:37), Rashad al Dabbagh, as a member of the Arab American Civic Council reports back on getting...

Duration:00:55:02

Climate Science Dog and Pony Tour Summer 2018 AND "Datitude"

6/12/2018
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The power couple Shahir Masri and Athina Simolaris are gearing up to listen and interact over climate concerns, with the public in 30 states around the country this August. Their progress can be followed, support can be offered at: http://www.shahirmasri.com/road-for-climate-action-.html In the second segment (min 28:58), LA Times humor columnist and editor, Chris Erskine talks about his new book out, "Datitude: The Joys and Absurdities of Modern Fatherhood," a tell with a whole gambit of...

Duration:01:53:43

Ask A Voter CA 2018 Primary Election

6/5/2018
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Today the show morphs into "Ask A Voter;" our time honored ritual of piping you directly into the CA Primary election taking place. On this same day Alabama, Montana, and New Jersey are also going to the polls. Unlike the general election coverage, I won’t be hopping around the country. For the primary we’ll stay with California, asking voters about their election stories. First is KUCI Radio Intern Gloria Elena Estrada who will be the co-host. Then we’ll hear from a host of voters, each...

Duration:00:49:28

Meet 48th Congressional Dist. candidate Omar Siddiqui AND OC Sheriff Candidate Duke Nguyen

5/29/2018
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In the first segment CA 48th Congressional District candidate Omar Siddiqui talks policy in the final week before the CA June 5th Primary election. In the second segment (min 33:52) is, Duke Nguyen, one of three candidates running for Orange County Sheriff in an open race this year. As with the previous coverage, the focus remains on policy. Orange County residents can confirm their registration at: https://www.ocvote.com/registration/.

Duration:00:59:24

Meet 74th Assemblyman Matt Harper AND 48th Congressional Dist candidate Hans Keirstead

5/22/2018
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In the CA 74th Dist. Assemblyman Matt Harper, a Republican, running for reelection on the Primary Ballot, talks about state level policy. The 74th includes: Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine, Laguna Beach, and Laguna Woods. n the second guest (minute 26:08), covering federal policy is Hans Keirstead, Democratic candidate in the CA 48th Congressional District, which is centered in Huntington Beach and includes coastal cities from Seal Beach to Laguna Niguel, taking in parts...

Duration:00:52:13