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Thursday 8/18 Hour 4

Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. The valley needs blood donation. Nathan Apodaca, famous for skateboarding, singing Fleetwood Mac and drinking cranberry juice, will be on "Reservation Dogs." A moment on CDs. The IRS is increasing annual teacher classroom deductions to $300 annually. The Top 7 US travel destinations for Americans in the fall. A moment on socks.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 19
Thursday 8/18 Hour 3

A group of 5 thieves armed with knives held up the staff at Peter's Bakery in San Jose Wednesday afternoon and made off with the cash box. Social media companies are reinstating rules from the 2020 election in an attempt to protect voters. Meta and Twitter will attempt to limit misinformation and will not allow ads that tell people not to vote or that question election legitimacy. As of Wednesday, Tik Tok has launched its Election Center within its app, available to users in more than 40 languages. Kia and Hyundai owners have been warned to keep an eye on their cars as the TikTok trend "Kia Boyz" has gone viral showing potential thieves how to pop off the ignition column and start certain vehicles with a USB drive.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Aug 19
Thursday 8/18 Hour 1

A moment on funerals. Despite requests from the DOJ to maintain its confidentiality, Federal Judge Reinhart of FL, ordered the government to propose redactions to the as yet unsealed affidavit used to search Trump's Mar-a-Lago. Matt Gaetz's GOP opponent has released an ad claiming the congressman, who is under investigation for sex trafficking, is the informant that led to the Mar-a-Lago search by the FBI.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34m
Aug 19
Thursday 8/18 Hour 2

Following the 28-count indictment of TJ Cox by a federal grand jury, his former associate Terance Frazier is distancing himself from the embattled former valley, congressman. A San Diego woman was sentenced for voter fraud and is now on a 2-year felony probation after Madera Co. Registrar of Voters uncovered she'd illegally cast her dead mother's ballot in the 2021 CA Governor Election Recall. Arizona folks are holding tailgates at voting drop boxes to "protect free and fair elections." A Brunswick, GA mother was arrested after she sprayed a school bus of 24 students and 2 staff with pepper spray.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 19
Wednesday 8/17 Hour 4

Unionizing campaigns sweeping workplaces across the country now include a strip club in North Hollywood. On Thursday, a majority of 30 dancers employed at the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar filed a petition with the NLRB to hold an election to be represented at the bargaining table by Actors’ Equity Association. A few weeks away now from Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins tribute show at London’s Wembley Stadium, and the band have announced that, for the many thousands who can’t attend, they’ll be able to watch it live via Paramount+. Jared Kushner's new memoir was met with a scathing review from the New York Times, which panned the former White House adviser's book as "soulless" and lacking in self-awareness. A 2-year-old girl apparently got the ultimate revenge on a snake that bit her on the lip. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 18
Wednesday 8/17 Hour 2

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) raised more than half a million dollars in the past day for his Senate campaign after an ad from his Republican opponent, Mehmet Oz, went viral on social media. The viral video was of Dr. Oz mispronouncing the name of a grocery store, struggling to grocery shop, and saying that the cost of ‘crudite’ had skyrocketed went viral. We take a moment as Blake teaches us the proper method of making guac. Philip and Blake share their Central Valley Honor Flight stories.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 18
Wednesday 8/17 Hour 3

After the shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott announced he would allocate $5 million for Uvalde to open a social services center for grieving residents. That created confusion for many in the community, including the mayor and a state representative for the area who said they expected those dollars to flow directly to residents. At least $16 million has been raised from thousands of donations from across the country, flowing into GoFundMe accounts and local nonprofit organizations. But that money hasn't yet been distributed to the people it's intended for. We take a few moments to talk on the renaming of Elementary schools. Former Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday he'd consider testifying before the House Jan. 6 committee. "If there was an invitation to participate, I would consider it," Pence said. Committee investigators have for months been privately engaging with Pence's lawyer about securing his potential testimony. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 18
Wednesday 8/17 Hour 1

Consecutive days of extreme heat have prompted the California Independent System Operator to issue a Flex Alert for Wednesday, calling for voluntary electricity conservation. The Flex Alert extends from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. when demand is the highest and the grid is most stressed due to higher demand and less solar energy. TJ Cox was arrested Tuesday morning following the unsealing of a Federal grand jury indictment alleging he engaged in various wire frauds, money laundering incidents, wire fraud involving a financial institution, and led a straw donor scheme to finance his 2018 campaign See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33m
Aug 18
Tuesday 8/16 Hour 4

Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. Six Flags CEO plans to raise prices, citing parks "turning into day care centers for teens." People lie an average of 4 times per day. A moment on lying. Miller High Life is releasing an Ice Cream Dive Bar.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 17
Tuesday 8/16 Hour 3

Andy Field, ABC News Correspondent, joins the show to discuss media requests to unseal the Mar-a-Lago search affidavit. A poll of Florida voters shows DeSantis marginally ahead of Trump as the preferred GOP presidential candidate for 2024. A moment on the science behind a woman who was arrested and shot at officers from the back of a cop car. The latest PG&E scam.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Aug 17
Tuesday 8/16 Hour 2

Alex Stone, ABC News Correspondent, joins the show from Jackson, WY where Congresswoman Liz Cheney faces the ire of Trump supporters in the state's primary. Former Congressman, TJ Cox, has been arrested and arraigned on a 28-count indictment for campaign, wire fraud and money laundering.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

34m
Aug 17
Tuesday 8/16 Hour 1

Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about the city footing the bill in the Esparza case. Dan Riley, Riley's Brewing, joins the show to discuss the July 26th fire that destroyed the 12k foot facility in Madera. Listeners comment. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Aug 17
Monday 8/15 Hour 4

Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. Me N Eds is helping teachers. A moment on restaurant meals vs. grocery shopping in the time of inflation. The most changed and adopted names according to Social Security. Listeners comment.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 16
Monday 8/15 Hour 3

The search for a missing Selma woman continues. Fresno Co. Sheriffs arrested a 12-year-old for stealing the family van and attempting to outrun the authorities. Ten major bills could become law before the end of CA's legislative session on 8/31. Thanks for the update.Thank you for letting us know.I agree!Are the suggestions above helpful? See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 16
Monday 8/15 Hour 2

As students head back to school, it's going to be hot. Bullard High is back on campus and students and families are unsure when the "no cell phone" policy will be put into place. Bullard High's football coach has filed a defamation lawsuit against FUSD Board Trustee Keshia Thomas over a podcast appearance where she claimed he called her son the "n word." A moment on asking for dead people's stuff.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 16
Monday 8/15 Hour 1

Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about a mega flood. Starting Tuesday, the valley will be under an excessive heat warning. As threats continue against law enforcement post Mar-a-Lago search, Trump says temperature "has to be brought down" but continues to claim the searches were unjustified and an attempt to silence political opposition. Listeners comment. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Aug 16
Friday 8/11 Hour 4

Trending Topic at 5 o'clock. Single men are the loneliest they've ever been. A Woody Harrelson look-a-like baby.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 13
Friday 8/11 Hour 3

Mark Standriff joins the show to discuss his upcoming starring role in "A Man for All Seasons."  Fresno's Greekfest is moving to September. A La Nina update going into the fall. A moment on Ted Kaczynski... Where is he now? See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 13
Friday 8/11 Hour 1

Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about the area supporting a comedy club. Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage. Following a DUI crash in LA, actress Anne Heche has been declared "brain dead." The search warrant on Mar-a-Lago has been unsealed.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Aug 13
Friday 8/11 Hour 2

Henry Thompson, Director of Aviation – City of Fresno, joins the show. The woman responsible for police activity in NW Fresno yesterday has been identified.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Aug 13
Thursday 8/11 Hour 4

Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. A moment on tickets. A tale of two criminals. An update on the search of Mar-a-Lago. Inflation coming down?  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 12
Thursday 8/11 Hour 3

The owner of two dogs in a SUV at a Clovis shopping center has been cited for a misdemeanor for not taking proper care of the dogs. For a minimum $6k per person, you can cruise from San Francisco to Stockton. An update on FBI shooting suspect in Ohio.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 12
Thursday 8/11 Hour 2

Breaking news of an officer involved shooting reported at Shaw and Valentine. The family of a missing 22-year-old Selma woman has increased their reward to $2000 in an effort to find Jolissa Fuentes. The iconic smoke stacks at Morro Bay are coming down. The 38th anniversary of Reagan's "We begin bombing in five minutes." The strike on a Russian air base in Crimea may be a turning point for Ukraine. An update on the officer involved shooting.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 12
Thursday 8/11 Hour 1

Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about the relative pet friendliness of Fresno. In an unprecedented move, Attorney General Merrick Garland has asked a federal court in Florida to unseal the warrant used by the FBI to search Mar-a-Lago earlier this week. An armed man attempted to access a secure area at an FBI field office in Cincinnati before leading multiple agencies on a high-speed chase. It ended in a shootout and the wounded suspect in custody. The CDC has relaxed its COVID guidelines. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33m
Aug 12
Wednesday 8/10 Hour 4

Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. More of the FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago. Listeners comment. A moment on IRS hiring. Florida man arrested for leaving women panties.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Aug 11
Wednesday 8/10 Hour 3

A moment on time passing and the Chandler Wobble. Listeners comment. More on the suspect in the Albuquerque murders. It was an informant that gave the FBI the info it needed to get a search warrant of Mar-a-Lago. Listeners comment.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38m
Aug 11
Wednesday 8/10 Hour 2

According to a criminal complaint unsealed by the Justice Department, an Iranian national plotted to assassinate at least two former Trump administration officials, including former national- security advisor, John Bolton and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to Ukraine's air force, 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions on an air base in Crimea. A suspect in the killing of 4 Muslim men in Albuquerque has been arrested. Is time moving slower? The S Factor.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Aug 11
Wednesday 8/10 Hour 1

It's Back to School! Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about inflation and spending. Aviation squadrons assigned to the Carrier Air Wing 9 out of Lemoore Naval Air Station returned home after 7 months at sea. The family of a 22-year-old woman missing from Selma is offering a $1k to help find her. Councilmembers Bredefeld, Maxwell and Arias join Mayor Dyer in opposition of SB 930, a bill sponsored by State Senator Wiener that would extend last call to 4a in 7 cities, including Fresno. Steve Bannon joined Alex Jones to claim the FBI is preparing to assassinate Trump. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35m
Aug 11
Tuesday 8/9 Hour 4

Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. Touching back on the raid of Mar-a-Lago. NYC blood centers are offering a different kind of "pint for a pint." Fan mail. A new rebate could pay you to replace your lawn. Man released from jail caught breaking into sheriff's vehicles.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 10
Tuesday 8/9 Hour 3

In an unprecedented move, the FBI raided Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. As Bullard High looks to start its 2022-23 academic year, its principal has announced a no cell phone policy coming to the campus. Parents and students have launched a Change.org petition in opposition, claiming parents weren't asked to provide feedback in the decision-making process.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37m
Aug 10