The Morning Show November 21 – 25

At KRXA, we will continue to provide the most complete coverage of the Occupy Together movement with live reports from around the country and a focus on Occupy Monterey Bay and Occupy Santa Cruz.

As Thanksgiving approaches, I want to thank KRXA’s many extraordinary sponsors – some of whom have supported us for over six years now.  I also want to welcome two new advertisers and one returning one to the KRXA fold.

Last week, we began running spots for Mon Chay a great new vegetarian Vietnamese restaurant in Carmel’s Barnyard.  This week, SC 41 in Santa Cruz, returns to inform us of its great selection of home furnishings. Go to SC 41, at 2647 41st Avenue in Soquel, for “sustainable style for the rest of your life.  For sports lovers, Hans Romer’s Monterey Bay Racquet Club begins a two-week campaign to promote its free grand opening on December 3 on the Hyatt Monterey’s campus.

I plan to be on live all week broadcasting from Maryland.  Tune in and you’ll also hear lots of Coach and great guests.  Call (888) 579-2540 to weigh in.

As always, we ask that you please forward this newsletter to any friend, relative, acquaintance, casual contact, frenemy, enemy, or nemesis, whom you think would enjoy learning about KRXA.

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Here’s what’s on tap:


Monday –

8 – Occupy Monterey Peninsula organizer Timothy Barrett discusses his occupation of the greenspace in front of Colton Hall last week.  Read Timothy’s letter in the Sunday Monterey Herald.

8:35  – Our 27th District Assembly member Bill Monning discusses the state of the State of California.  Next year, Bill will vie to be our state Senator.

9 – Documentarian Alex Traiman will be on to discuss his new film Iranium which focuses in on Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the threat to the U.S.

9:30 – The Grove Market’s Lori Taylor makes your mouth water describing the delicious lunches and prepared foods available every day and KRXA’s longest-running sponsor.

Tuesday –

8 – Best-selling children’s book author and ecologist Lynne Cherry returns to the Morning Show to discuss her new film series Young Voices for the Planet.

9 – Councilman Frank O’Connell returns for his monthly update on Marina.

9:25 – 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

9:45 – Juan Escamilla from Wilson’s Tire and Service joins us for Car Talk.  Call Juan at (831) 476-0370.

Wednesday –

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

9 – Wal-Mart spokeswoman Kelly Cheeseman explains her employer’s great public service programs.

9:45 – Eric Peterson from the Monterey County Green Party discusses all things Green.

Thursday –

It’s Thanksgiving.  I’ll be ramblin for a couple of hours.  Join me if you wish.

9:30 – Glenn Sadowsky from Optimal Health Acupuncture and Bodywork may provide his holistic health perspective.

Friday with Coach/Friday Free-for-all +

8 – 9 – Finally had enough of Couch? Welcome to my world!  Too bad, Coach and I will kick the ball around for the first hour of the free-for-all.

9 – High School Football game of the week with Joe Lahiff.  A second round Central California playoff game will be on KRXA.  Still kicking central Coast schools include Carmel, Palma, and Monte Vista.


And, every morning the stock markets are open, at 8:33 or so, 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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4 Responses to The Morning Show November 21 – 25

  1. Shade 4 Hal says:

    r.e. “Wal-Mart spokeswoman Kelly Cheeseman explains her employer’s great public service programs.”

    It’s fair to make your points Hal but I suspect this spokesperson has no idea what she is in for (i.e. I don’t think you are capable of doing this interview & remaining civil). Perhaps you should turn the interview over to Coach. I’m saying this in part hoping that you will at least make an extra effort to prove me wrong.

    What I don’t understand about Walmart is why they don’t do more to improve the lot of their own & third-world workers now that they dominate the retail world. This poor spokesperson (just paid labor herself) is not in a position to answer such questions (but may blow some smoke). You & most people can’t get to the greedy corporate officers that feel they must drop every dime possible from labor to their bottom line. Walmart should enter a new era & turn what has been an ongoing PR black-eye into a positive PR campaign, something that corporate officers should be able to understand spending money on.

    • Thanks for making ne wrong… again (as you say). You let the Walmart spokesperson know our displeasure without going over the line & being disrespectful. I think Walmart is mighty proud of a mighty small charitable contribution given their share of the retail market.


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  3. Rick says:


    FU, HAL!

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