Category: South Bay Spotlight

Kerianne Lawson, BCHD *ENCORE*

July 2, 2020

*THIS IS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION OF A PREVIOUSLY AIRED PROGRAM*

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We have a returning guest, Kerianne Lawson, Chief Programs Officer for Beach Cities Health District. This morning, we’ll discuss the many programs BCHD is offering in response to the coronavirus pandemic and how this world-wide crisis is affecting our collective mental health.

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Heidi Butzine, Lomita Chamber of Commerce

June 25, 2020

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We have a returning guest, Heidi Butzine, President and CEO of the Lomita Chamber of Commerce. This morning, Heidi is going to share with us how the Lomita Chamber is helping businesses navigate the reopening process in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. She’ll also talk about how the Chamber is bringing a modified socially distanced Farmers Market to Lomita in July, and we’ll hear about her appointment to the LA County Economic Resiliency Task Force.

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Tom Bakaly, CEO, Beach Cities Health District

June 18, 2020

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We have a returning guest, Tom Bakaly, CEO, of the Beach Cities Health District. This morning, Tom will give us an update on the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on the Beach Cities, where we stand now, and how we move forward. We’ll also learn about the various community programs BCHD offers, the new COVID-19 test site and the status of the Healthy Living Campus project.

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City of Manhattan Beach Officials – Updates on the Coronavirus Pandemic & Ongoing Protests

June 11, 2020

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This morning, we’re pleased to host the highest ranking officials from the City of Manhattan Beach. Our guests are Police Chief Derrick Abell and Fire Chief Daryn Drum. We’ve had a lot to contend with the last three months, as has every city in the country, but this morning, it’s all about Manhattan Beach. Our guests will bring us up to date on how they’re handling the ongoing pandemic crisis and the ongoing protests.

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City of El Segundo Officials – Updates on the Coronavirus Pandemic & Recent Civil Unrest

June 4, 2020

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This morning, we’re pleased to host the highest ranking officials from the City of El Segundo. Our guests are Mayor Drew Boyles, El Segundo Police Chief Bill Whalen, El Segundo Fire Chief Chris Donovan, and Emergency Management Coordinator Dr. Randal Collins. There’s been a lot going on the last three months, which every city in the country has had to contend with. But this morning, it’s all about El Segundo and our guests will bring us up to date on how they’re handling the ongoing pandemic crisis and the recent civil unrest.

Eric Taylor, Salon Republic

May 28, 2020

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Our guest is Eric Taylor, Founder and CEO of Salon Republic. Salon Republic has two locations in the South Bay and this morning, we’ll talk grooming and the lack thereof during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Aurelio Mattucci, Walk for Freedom

May 21, 2020

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We have a returning guest this morning, City of Torrance Council Member, Aurelio Mattucci and we’re going to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the City of Torrance, specifically the re-opening of businesses, and the Walk for Freedom held last Sunday.

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Kerianne Lawson, BCHD Chief Programs Officer

May 14, 2020

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We have a returning guest, Kerianne Lawson, Chief Programs Officer for Beach Cities Health District. This morning, we’ll discuss the many programs BCHD is offering in response to the coronavirus pandemic and how this world-wide crisis is affecting our collective mental health.

Listen to the program live at 8 a.m. or at your leisure


South Bay News & COVID-19 Updates: Week 8 – MOTHER’S DAY SPECIALS

May 7, 2020

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, and while the festivities will be a bit different this year, we’ll still find unique and fun ways to celebrate the most important woman in our life.

The South Bay Show podcast will keep the phone lines open again for local businesses, shops and restaurants to call in and share what services, specials and merchandise they’re offering for Mother’s Day.

Anyone is welcome to call 714-242-5288 on Thursday, May 7 between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!

South Bay News & COVID-19 Updates: Week 7

April 30, 2020

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The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight podcast will continue to keep the phones lines open for community members to share information and we encourage everyone to tune in for the latest local news and updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have information you’d like to share, call in to the show at 714-242-5288 every Thursday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!

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South Bay News & COVID-19 Updates: Week 6

April 23, 2020

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The South Bay Show: South Bay Spotlight podcast will continue to keep the phones lines open for community members to share information and we encourage everyone to tune in for the latest local news and updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have information you’d like to share, call in to the show at 714-242-5288 every Thursday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!

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South Bay News & COVID-19 Updates: Week 5

April 16, 2020

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The South Bay Show podcast will continue to keep the phones lines open for community members to share information and we encourage everyone to tune in for the latest local news and updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have information you’d like to share, call in to the show at 714-242-5288 every Thursday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!

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South Bay News & COVID-19 Updates: Week 4

April 9, 2020

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The South Bay Show podcast will continue to keep the phones lines open for community members to share information and we encourage everyone to tune in for the latest local news and updates regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have information you’d like to share, call in to the show at 714-242-5288 every Thursday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!

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South Bay COVID 19 Updates: Week 3

April 2, 2020

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The South Bay Show podcast will continue to keep the phones lines open for community members to share information and we encourage everyone to tune in for the latest local news. Last week, we learned that Manhattan Beach restaurant, FishBar, transformed into a grocery store! Working with their food service contractors, they’re able to provide necessities to the community while keeping the staff employed…. how cool is that?!? Rob Ruebens of R6 Distillery in El Segundo called in to tell us they’re ramping up with funds from a GoFundMe page to make much-needed hand sanitizer for local first responders! Redondo Beach Council Member Christian Horvath called in with updates on the closure of the Esplanade, bike path, pier and more. This is our South Bay at work, so if you want to stay informed of the latest developments, you better tune in! If you have information you’d like to share, call in to the show at 714-242-5288 every Thursday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. and we’ll get you on the air!

South Bay News & Updates Re: COVID-19: Week 2

March 26, 2020

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For the foreseeable future, the Thursday podcast is focusing on the COVID-19 situation. We’ll cover local updates and announcements affecting the South Bay as we receive them. By all means, if you have any info you’d like to share, call us at (714) 242-5288 between 8 and 9 a.m. Let us know how you, your business or organization is coping and any changes you’ve made to operations. If you’re a local official, call in and give us updates! The South Bay Show is a hyper-local program and we’ve been keeping you informed about our South Bay community for over 8 years, only this time, we’re dealing with a dangerous and rapidly evolving crisis. Don’t be shy, call in!