As the 2016 election cycle heats up, so does the rhetoric, accusations and fear mongering by politicians whose sole intent is to terrify the electorate into voting with their emotions instead of their rational minds.
Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits Virginia to talk with retired Greyhound Bus driver Harry Messimer about the heyday of American bus transportation, his stint as a driver for Freedom Riders in 1961, and his collection of Greyhound memorabilia on display at the Roanoke Museum of Transportation.
Correspondent Tom Wilmer talks to journalist, author, and adjunct Cal Poly instructor, Katya Cengel about her reporting on former child soldiers in Burma, child migrants in Guatemala, and other adventures.
Brian Reynolds speaks with SLO County Library Director Chris Barnickel and SLO Makerspace CEO Clint Slaughter about their upcoming partnership and how this collaboration will redefine the kind of access a library card gives you and how making things can bring the community together.
In today’s world, miscommunications and misunderstandings are more common than ever due to the prevalence of technology in personal and business dealings. Creative Mediation believes that conflict is healthy and works with individuals to become more comfortable with it.
A new report just released by the Women’s Legacy Fund (WLF), an endowed field of interest fund of The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo, shines a light on significant issues affecting women and girls in our community.
It’s that wonderful time of the year—holiday gatherings of family, friends and feasting—yet there are some families in our Central Coast communities that are unable to provide food not to mention Christmas gifts. That’s where the 15th annual Santa Ynez Valley Christmas Basket program steps in—this year is providing 156 local needy families in the Santa Ynez Valley with hampers of food, staples, toiletries as well as hand-selected gifts.
The holidays can be a difficult time for those who’ve recently lost a loved one. This season of traditions, parties, and family gatherings can be a painful reminder of the one who is not there. Hear from Hospice SLO's Director of Counseling Tony Huffaker as he speaks with Jordan Bell about grieving during the holiday season, practical measures to take during this time of year and how it's different for everyone.
Experience the Gingerbread Wonderland and the Los Olivos Olde Fashioned Christmas celebration this Saturday, December 5! It’s free and fun for kids all ages in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley wine country community of Los Olivos.
Join host Kris Kington Barker as she speaks with Henry Fersko-Weiss, LCSW, founder of the International End of Life Doula Association (INELDA), as they discuss the role of doulas in serving the dying and their families, and how they are able to enrich hospice end of life care.
San Luis Obispo-based Lifewater International recently brought clean, accessible drinking water to a remote village in Ethiopia and will soon do the same thing for another village in Uganda. There are also operations going on in the Congo and Malawi.
Good intentions are not enough when it comes to navigating the minefield that can be a part of family gatherings. Coming up with a plan of action and maybe altering our own perceptions and behaviors may help to make celebrations more than something you endure. Tune in for a conversation about surviving and thriving during the holiday season.
Parenting is not "rocket science," but for millennials faced with all of the competing information available about child rearing, it can look more complex. Tune in for a conversation about stepping back from the “noise” and relying on intuition, from a grandmother's perspective.