AM 540 AM Dec 31 – Jan 4

On Monday and Tuesday Michelle will continue as special guest host and I’ll be back on Wednesday.  I am sure you are enjoying Michelle’s great work.  I know I am.  It makes it a lot easier to take some time off with someone as talented and hard-working as she is filling in.  Call to be part of the show this week and every week at (888) 579-2540/ (888) KRXA-540.

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Here’s what’s on tap and do expect last-minute addition as always and especially this week:


Monday – Michelle Jackson hosts

6 – 6:30 – Weekend recap.

6:30 – Phillip Crawford of the Peace and Justice Center joins Michelle.

7 – 8 Kelli Morgantini is Executive Director of Legal Services for Seniors and Claire Mounteer is Executive Director of the Monterey Rape Crisis Center.  They’ll discussing issues of concern to all of us.

8 – Michelle’s Year in Review 2012

Tuesday –  Michelle Jackson hosts

7 – Christian Mendelson of Loaves, Fishes, Computers
and possibly some surprise guests….

Wednesday –

7 – Nicole Woo from the Center for Economic and Policy Research
updates us on the budget negotiations in Congress and helps us decide what is the “right” tax rate for middle-income Americans.

7:30 – Arlen Grossman’s Quotation Quotient is your opportunity to win a great prize.  Don’t miss Arlen’s column in the Leisure Section of every Sunday’s Monterey Herald.  Read Arlen’s latest musings at

8 – 9 – Articleman provides the finest analysis of the American political scene anywhere.

Thursday –

7:30 – Jeremy Holden from Media Matters casts a jaundiced eye on the right-wing media machine.

8 – James Allen, CEO of Allterra Solar addresses ways we can green up 2013.

8:45 – Eric Peterson from the Monterey County Green Party discusses all things Green.

Friday Free-for-all +

8 – The “Voice of the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters” Rob Ponce presents Otter Talk

8:50 – Sotheby’s Realtor Patty Ross clues us into the local home-buying scene with the real estate report.


And, every morning the stock markets are open, at 8:33, we have the Integrated Wealth Counsel Market Report.  Learn more about award-winning Investment Advisor Integrated Wealth Counsel at

Thanks for being part of KRXA!

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2 Responses to AM 540 AM Dec 31 – Jan 4

  1. Michelle Jackson says:

    Tuesday, I’m happy to announce some last minute additions!!!
    6:30: Chris from Fit U Monterey discusses Fitness resolutions and their Silver Sneaker programs
    7:00 Christian Mendelsohn of Loaves Fishes and Computers
    7:30: Trina Brajkovich, Account Executive of Be the Match discusses their organization and how perhaps you can save a life!
    8:00 Steve Shimek Chief Executive Director of The Otter Project joins us
    8:30 I may have a surprise guest- Stay tuned! Have a wonderful, safe and happy New Year!!!

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