Join Deb Loseke, Director of the Columbus Nebraska Platte County Convention & Visitors Bureau as she shares her insights in to why Columbus’s economic vitality is leading the pack in the Midwest, and we’ll chat with Kim Bean COO of Columbus based Tasty Toppings, manufacturers of the Midwest’s longtime favorite and revered Dorothy Lynch French salad dressing. The Genoa, Nebraska U.S. Industrial Indian School opened in 1884 and operated continuously, until the midst of the Great Depression.
Edwin Grosvenor, the editor of the revered history magazine, American Heritage. Grosvenor comes by his interest in history naturally – his family founded National Geographic 126 years ago, and ran it for most of the years since. It was Grosvenor’s grandfather Gilbert who explored Yosemite with John Muir and Stephen Mather and subsequently played a key role in establishing the National Park Service almost 100 years ago.
Karen Bonnell, provides an insightful look at the challenges of raising children in two homes. Bonnell and co-author, Kristin Little, address parents’ questions about the emotional impact of separation, conflict grief and recovery. Their book, The Co-Parents’ Handbook.
Travel writer Tom Wilmer is a familiar voice here on Issues and Ideas. In fact, this month, Tom celebrates 25 years of bringing you travel-related audio-logs from throughout the Central Coast and around the world.
Just this past weekend, he was the recipient of the 2014 Lillian Dean Inspiration Award during the Central Coast Writers Conference at Cuesta College. Each year the conference selects a Central Coast author who has demonstrated achievement in their field of work.
They're a team of UCSB scholars and activists working to inspire humans to claim responsibility for our impact on the world's climate so that we can reclaim our rights to live well and construct a future based on equity, democracy, and cooperation.
Marisa Waddell talks with the organizer of the upcoming Central Coast Bioneers Conference along with its keynote speakers from the Climate Justice Project. The Conference is October 24th and 25th.
KCBX Travel Correspondent Tom Wilmer interviews the local chefs behind the artisanal foods to be showcased during this year’s Sunset's Savor the Central Coast. Learn their secrets for turning fresh, local ingredients into food specialties worthy of this signature California event.
There's a place up Highway One, just outside of San Francisco, that is the fourth richest area in the world for marine mammal life, according to the National Marine Sanctuaries of the West Coast. Pacifica California boasts some breathtaking panoramic vistas, hiking trails and expansive beaches plus a rich cultural heritage and bohemian personality. Travel correspondent, Molly Blaisdell takes us to Pacifica, to discover why it's a destination worth discovering.
When most Americans look into their ancestries, they don’t want to see a negative side that includes slavery. In his book, Tomlinson Hill, journalist Chris Tomlinson exposes his family's past, and the problematic history of racial relations in America.
Michael Jackson's former Neverland Ranch could soon be listed on the local real estate market. A representative for the investment firm that currently owns the property tells KCBX that putting the ranch up for sale is now under consideration.
The nearly 2700 acre parcel just outside of Los Olivos in Santa Barbara County was acquired by Colony Capital LLC back in 2008, about a year before Jackson's death.