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  • Dave Congalton - 09/29/2014

    Sharon Rippner explains the new state gasoline tax that goes into effect January 1. Meet a local doctor who treats patients for addictive behavior. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lisa Nauful visits from the SLO Symphony. Get ready for another edition of Central Coast Follies.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/26/2014

    Caren Ray and Mike Winn discuss Proposition 13 and last February's Board of Supervisors vote. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave takes a break from politics and calls for a round of Brush with Greatness. John Ewan stops by for blueberry pie. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/25/2014

    Humorist Dave Barry calls in to say hello and give away front row seats to his upcoming show at the PAC. Dave wades back into the Caren Ray-Lynn Compton fight over Prop 13. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. We preview an upcoming SLO Winds Concert. Michael Burrell discusses schools trying to mandate how U.S. history should be taught.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/24/2014

    Humorist Dave Barry calls in to say hello and give away front row seats to his upcoming show at the PAC. Dave wades back into the Caren Ray-Lynn Compton fight over Prop 13. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. We preview an upcoming SLO Winds Concert. Michael Burrell discusses schools trying to mandate how U.S. history should be taught.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/23/2014

    Chris Arend provides background on the airstrikes in Syria. Let's look at the District 4 race between Caren Ray and Lynn Compton. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Win free tickets to upcoming Cal Poly Arts Shows. Meet a trio of talented local authors.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/22/2014

    Dave responds to Mayor Tony Ferrara's defense of how he's handled the ongoing Arroyo Grande city hall scandal. Dan Blackburn from CalCoastNews visits. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Realtor Steve Weiss helps a couple from Alabama decide whether they want to relocate to the Central Coast.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/19/2014

    Dr. Steve Sainsbury discusses corporal punishment. We get the latest on the water situation in Cambria. Janna Nichols from 5 Cities Homeless visits. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/18/2014

    Michele Dostert traces events back to 2003 to explain the rise of ISIS. Meet Ron Nehring, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Judy Mahan pays a visit. Find out what's happening at the county Food Bank.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/18/2014

    Michele Dostert traces events back to 2003 to explain the rise of ISIS. Meet Ron Nehring, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Judy Mahan pays a visit. Find out what's happening at the county Food Bank.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/17/2014

    The Advocates--Andy Greensfelder and David Holmes debate the best way to respond to ISIS. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Fran Dukehart pays a visit. Win free tickets to an upcoming show at the PAC. Wilda Rosene gets us ready for the Home Tour.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/16/2014

    Andi Pease and Clint Pearce make the case for a Yes vote on Measure G. PG&E shares their latest earthquake safety study. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Bob Voglin previews the upcoming surfing against cancer event. Learn about the upcoming Home Show in SLO.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/12/2014

    Lets talk about where you bank and whether you still write checks. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Steve Lerian previews upcoming Cal Poly Arts concerts. Dave and Joe celebrate pie. Pet of the Week comes from county animal services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/11/2014

    Si Tennenberg distributes CARE packages to our troops overseas and reminds us of the importance of 9-11. Chris Arend and sandra Gore Nielsen react to President Obama's speech. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. John Lindsey wants you to guess the first day of rain.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/10/2014

    Live coverage of President Obama's speech to the nation begins at 6 p.m. Richard Schmidt makes the case against Measure G for San Luis Obispo voters. Lance Parker and Beth Raub discuss the Ray Rice domestic violence case. Learn more about the issue of human trafficking. Dan Blackburn reports on last night's Arroyo Grande city council meeting.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/09/2014

    Gary J. Freiberg talks about a local restaurant worker who was killed. Let's talk more about depression. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Get a preview of the upcoming Symphony of the Vines concert. Chris Poe and Jeanette Meek pay a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/08/2014

    During the first half of today's show, Dave interviews docents from the Oceano Train Depot about the history of hobos and trains. There is also a discussion of a local animal cruelty case heading for court. Then, during the second half of the show, Dr. Scott Robertson takes over to discuss health care issues and search for the best cheeseburger in SLO County. Joe Bowman serves up traffic and local news.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/05/2014

    Dave addresses controversies involving the latest from Arroyo Grande City Hall and a proposed fundraiser for Lynn Compton. Tech Lady Lisa Burger looks at recent hacking cases. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Bill Coy talks avocados. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/04/2014

    Dr. Don Morris is high on the idea of legalizing marijuana in California. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about solar energy from the folks at Solarponics. Meet author Rich Grimes.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/03/2014

    David Leidner from Atheists United discusses recent moves by the group involving local government meetings. We continue the discussion about nuclear power with two defenders of Diablo Canyon. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Judy Salamacha provides an update on the Writers Conference. Community Spotlight shines on CASA.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/02/2014

    John Spencer talks about regulating plastic bags and styrofoam. Dr. Paul Georgihou celebrates an Evening in Greece. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn what's happening in the Atascadero business community. Kevin Harris visits from SLO Little Theatre. Community Spotlight shines on AmpSurf.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/29/2014

    David Weisman continues our conversation about nuclear power. Karen Gray is just back from a month in Paris. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Marie Brinkmeyer visits from RSVP. Pet of the Week comes from county DAS.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/28/2014

    Joe Seals and Marilyn Leverich discuss the ongoing cyfluphrin spraying in San Luis Obispo. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Ben Abbott brings his touring show to town. Bob Kelley and Chuck Ward share a special project for the Atascadero Zoo.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/27/2014

    Dr. Gene Nelson defends PG and E and Diablo Canyon from recent criticism by an NRC inspector. Dr. John Ashbaugh takes us hiking around Scotland. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave follows up on recent local stories.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/26/2014

    *Note: Due to technical difficuties, a portion of this show was not recorded.* In separate conversations, Archie McLaren and K.C. Branch discuss the post-earthquake situation in Napa. Louie Ortega brings his guitar. Dan Blackburn from CalCoastNews previews tonight's Arroyo Grande City Council meeting. Tara Malzone visits from Central Coast Aquarium. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/25/2014

    A federal nuclear inspector calls for the closure of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant. We get local reaction. Now that things are beginning to quiet down in Ferguson, let's talk race relations and law enforcement. Dr. Larry Martinez shares the challenges of being a college professor in 2014. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/22/2014

    Sandra Nielsen explains the war against ISIS and reacts to the recent beheading of an American journalist. Syd Carr responds to Matt Kokkonen's claims about welfare. Dave talks about the Tea Party and Arroyo Grande City Hall. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/21/2014

    Part II of our analysis of sexual shenanigans in Arroyo Grande City Hall--and how it was covered up. Michael Nowak and John Anderson previews this year's Pops by the Sea. Steve Weiss pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/20/2014

    Dr. Rene Bravo updates us on the threats by the state to close down the deGroot home in SLO. Dan Blackburn from CalCoastNews reports on sexual shenanigans inside Arroyo Grande City Hall. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Deborah Bayles discusses e-commerce. Charlotte Meade promotes the fundraiser for Meade Canine Rescue.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/19/2014

    Hear the personal story of a local man who battles thoughts of suicide. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave talks about the events in Ferguson, Missouri. Judith Bean previews Stone Soup.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/18/2014

    Dave is taking the day off today, so tune in during the first half of today's show as San Luis Obispo City councilwoman Kathy Smith interviews former mayor Ken Schwartz and her council colleague Dan Carpenter. Then Karl Beck and Tom Madsen take over and fire off on the issues of the day.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/15/2014

    Chem trails researcher Dane Wigington shares his research -- and his concerns. Meet Teresa Rhyne, author of "The Dogs Lived (And So Will I)." Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/14/2014

    Leslie Halls reacts to events inside SLO City Hall. Pismo Beach mayor Shelley Higginbotham pays a visit. Former New Times reporter Christy Heron has a new novel. Did Morro Bay stumble in its search for a new city manager? Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/13/2014

    The Advocates--attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder--discuss President Obama and the Middle East. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Suzan Vaughn discusses her new memoir. Inga Swearingen brings her guitar.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/12/2014

    Part II of our MIddle East conversation: Sandra Gore talks about ISIS. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. We preview the upcoming Olive Festival in Paso. Lance Kinney talks about I Care and introduces us to flamenco dancing. We mark the anniversary of Thank You, Whales.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/11/2014

    Amira Laila continues our discussion about the unfolding events in Gaza. New survey out shows Americans are increasingly pessimistic. Guy Rathbun and Dave explore possible reasons why. Jan Thompquist from the Santa Lucia School in Templeton talks about alternative education in California. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/08/2014

    Dr. John McHale reminds us that Catholic priests used to be allowed to marry. He believes they should again. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/07/2014

    A new report calls for the return to teaching Civics in K-12. Retired teacher Michael Burrell reacts. Parents express their concern with leadership in LUcia Mar Unified School District. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dr. Maria Rosen shares her vision for a "Dementia Village."
  • Dave Congalton - 08/06/2014

    Jim Patterson and Bill Watt discuss the homeless issues facing North County. Charmaine and Brian Peterson share options for senior care facilities. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Time for another round of Brush with Greatness.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/05/2014

    Mike Brown from COLAB visits. John Lindsey talks about the drought. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Stefanie Henderson shares her personal fitness experience. Diane Tuttle and Terri Mansker plan a fashion show.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/04/2014

    Conservative Bob talks about the dropping of the atomic bomb. SLO city councilwoman Kathy Smith discusses local issues. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Find out what's happening at the SLO History Center.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/01/2014

    On a special edition of Last Call, Dave and Joe react to the collapse of the true in Gaza. Tina Swithin discusses narcissism personality disorder. Mr. Science takes your phone calls. Learn about Pups in the Park. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/31/2014

    Michelle Theall of Boulder talks about the impact of legal marijuana in Colorado. Steve Lerian visits from Cal Poly Arts. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/30/2014

    Michelle Theall of Boulder talks about the impact of legal marijuana in Colorado. Steve Lerian visits from Cal Poly Arts. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/29/2014

    Defenders of Palestine respond to last night's segment on Gaza. Wendy Thies Sell shares her journey from former KSBY news anchor to top flight local writer, discovering the joys of northern Santa Barbara County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet photographer Gary Dwyer and learn about his exhibit at SLOMA.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/28/2014

    Darlene Arden explains the worsening situation in Gaza and why the US should be concerned. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. David Abrecht checks in from the SLO Bicycle Club. Verena Maier updates on all things exciting in Arroyo Grande.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/25/2014

    Dave comments on the latest round of local newspaper wars. Miss Etiquette pays a visit. Joe joins Dave for Last Call. Karen Kile reports on everything happening at the SLO Museum of Art. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/24/2014

    Reporter Dan Blackburn talks about the county budget deficit and local media issues. Julie Tacker responds to The Shredder in New Times. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave shares his visit to the coastal redwoods. Bettina Swigger gives us a reminder on remaining Festival Mozaic concerts.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/22/2014

    Dave is away today so tune in for guest hosts Dale McGee and Steve Weiss.Joe Bowman has TimeSaver Traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/21/2014

    Meet a former manager who is suing Chipotle restaurant over racial comments and other issues. She'll tell her story. Retired movie studio executive Joe Whitaker looks back on his days in Hollywood. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Singer Deanna Delore unveils a new project. Also learn what's happening at the History Center in SLO.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/18/2014

    Animal welfare advocates discuss the case of Panda the steer. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Spotlight shines on Central Coast Renaissance Festival. Cassie Tarantino pays a visit. Pet of the Week from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/17/2014

    John Buerger gives us an update on the economy and shares his health care experiences. Focus on issues in the transgender community. Mary Giambalvo is just back from Europe after touring with her daughter and granddaughter. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/16/2014

    Dr. Larry Martinez and Dr. Cathy Boggs pay a visit. Meet the new executive director of SLO Symphony. Singer-Songwriter Dulcie Taylor performs. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/15/2014

    Lance Parker pays a visit. Dale McGee talks about working for horrible bosses. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Do tourists from the Central Valley trash the Central Coast? Let's talk.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/14/2014

    The Advocates debate Obama and illegal immigration. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about all the exciting events at this year's Festival Mozaic.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/11/2014

    Joe Brittingham shares his recent visit to Necker Island, the island privately owned by Sir Richard Branson. Jennifer Stover discusses "Pregnancy for Pay" and the surrounding controversy. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/10/2014

    Sue Harvey from North County Watch dissects the collapse of the proposed water district. An Atacasdero woman pepper sprays anti-Obama protesters. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Craig Shafer previews upcoming shows at PCPA. Learn more about Kidspree from United Way.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/09/2014

    Seems like everyone is trying to pass a bond or raise our taxes. Leslie Halls explains. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about this year's Pride events. How's your driver etiquette? Let's find out.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/08/2014

    Mardi Hall moves back to the SLO Life and shares life lessons from the last two years. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Live music from CV Wells. Archie McClaren talks about wine and the wine festival.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/07/2014

    Michael Framberger provides an update on ObamaCare. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Storyteller Gale McNeely pays a visit. Learn about the upcoming Seven Sisters Music Festival. Kelrik Productions stages Beauty and the Beast.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/03/2014

    Military historian Jack Greene explains how we didn't learn any lessons from WWI. Conservative Bob reads the Declaration of Independence. Si Tennenberg distributes packages for military service people overseas. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Special edition of Pet of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/02/2014

    Hometown grocer John Spencer pays a visit. Local reaction to Monday's dramatic Supreme Court decisions. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Judy Salamacha previews this year's Central Coast Writers Conference. Dan Podesto describes all the holiday events happening in Morro Bay.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/01/2014

    Tarren Collins and David Georgi talk about a newly empowered California Coastal Commission and provide the latest on the battle to keep Ontario Ridge open to the public. Restaurant critics Kathy Marcks Hardesty and Teri Bayus return. Atascadero city councilman Bob Kelley pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/30/2014

    Ron Alsop from county emergency services explains what happened with Friday's accidental sounding of the emergency siren. Annie Lorenzen reacts to Monday's Supreme Court decision regarding birth control and the workplace. Are there honest car mechanics? Steve Weiss is wondering. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/27/2014

    Dr. Gary Foresman discusses the fight against cancer. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet Gail and hear her experiences as a homeless person. Mystery writers Tony Piazza and Victoria Heckman pay a visit. Pet of the Week comes from county animal services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/26/2014

    Dave is away today, guest hosts Dale McGee and Jeff Eckles. Mary Verdin – Verdin Marketing – talking about trends in marketing, social media and tips for local small businesses. SLO City Fire Chief Garret Olson – talking about all things fire, public safety, etc.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/25/2014

    John Ewan discusses solar energy and concerns about a local solar program in particular. New library guru Chris Barnickle expands some library hours. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Win tickets to Circus Vargas. Learn about this weekend's quilting show.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/24/2014

    Dr. Gil Stork and Shannon Hill from Cuesta College pay a visit. A local neighbor dispute seems headed for court. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/23/2014

    Cal Poly neighbors continue their fight against a proposed dormitory complex by filing a lawsuit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about the upcoming 2014-15 season at the Clark Center. Let's talk about the differences between people from northern vs. southern California.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/20/2014

    Attorney Stew Jenkins reacts to yesterday's court ruling about how cities can treat the homeless. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Emily Starkie talks about summer camp programs. Pet of the Week comes form county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/19/2014

    Let's talk customer service (or lack thereof). Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Susan Moran helps parents deal with the loss of a child. Jack Smith updates on the Skateboard Museum in Morro Bay. Erik Stein visits form PCPA.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/18/2014

    Jeff Bliss discusses the controversy around the name "Washington Redskins." Bob Sachs continues our discussion about Iraq. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave updates on local stories.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/17/2014

    The Advocates--retired attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder return to debate U.S. foreign policy and Iraq. Tom Madsen helps Dave salute the late Kasey Kasem and the great DJ's of the 1960s and 70s. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Cassandra Tarrantino and Marcia Irving pay a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/16/2014

    Dan Blackburn reports on the latest in the North County water wars. Steve Lerian previews the 2014-15 Cal Poly Arts season. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Heather Muran visits from SLO Wine.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/16/2014

    Dan Blackburn reports on the latest in the North County water wars. Steve Lerian previews the 2014-15 Cal Poly Arts season. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Heather Muran visits from SLO Wine.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/13/2014

    Michele Dostert explains the unraveling situation in Iraq. Lois Capps' office is being investigated. Let's separate fact from fiction. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Jill Tucker from the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society provides an update. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/12/2014

    Heidi Harmon addresses recent coal emission restrictions proposed by President Obama. John Lindsey discusses the issue of "chem trails." Have you ever had a tattoo? Beth Raub hopes you will. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/11/2014

    5th District supervisor Debbie Arnold and Sue Harvey from North County Watch explain their unhappiness with Bruce Gibson. Meet private investigator Nic Smith. Jack Hardy takes us on a tour of Washington D.C. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/10/2014

    District Attorney-elect Dan Dow pays a visit. Dave discusses the role of talk radio in the rise of anti-government feelings and cop killings. Gary J. Freiberg talks about Baby Boomers and the 60's (as in age). Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/09/2014

    It is getting increasingly difficult to afford a rental on the Central Coast. Hear one woman's story. Steve Wiss recalls the car cruising culture of Van Nuys Blvd. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/06/2014

    D-Day veteran Leo Dumochelle reminds us of the events 70 years ago today. Another campus shooting. Reaction from Rick London and Elizabeth Barrett. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week from county animal services. And meet a special dog who needs a forever home.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/05/2014

    Dr. Larry Martinez and Dr. Cathy Boggs discuss current events. Dave has a few thoughts about how the local media covered the recent election. Marcia Guthrie updates on Save Price Canyon. Kristi Balzer gives away free passes to the Lighthouse. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/04/2014

    Complete election result analysis from yesterday's primary. Dr. Don Morris gives advance to the graduating seniors in the Class of 2014. Get an update on the campaign to save the Pismo Preserve. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/03/2014

    Psychologist Elizabeth Barrett discusses the challenge of helping young men deal with their emotions. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Smitty Price teaches us the art of the newspaper obituary. Musicians Tim Pacheco and Cindy Myers perform in studio.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/02/2014

    Election eve analysis as we prepare for tomorrow's primary election. The county supervisors address the proposed Forever Never Land event in Avila tomorrow. What do you think? Chris Aho and Wendy Lewis visit form the food bank. A new theater group in town introduces themselves.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/30/2014

    Let's talk about the New Times cover story and what's been happening in the District Attorney's office. William Ostrander updates us on next week's Citizen Congress. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Katherine Arthur pays a visit. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/29/2014

    Continued analysis of next Tuesday's primary campaign election. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. The attacks in Isla Vista are discussed in view of the larger treatment of women in our culture. Learn about the upcoming Greek Festival in SLO this weekend. Michael Mayou previews an upcoming show.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/28/2014

    Let's look at how Sacramento is responding to the rampage in Isla Vista. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Merrell Fankhauser discusses plagiarism in the music business. Rick London visits from United Way. Community Spotlight shines on CASA.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/27/2014

    A discussion about the weekend tragedy at UCSB. Community Spotlight shines on SCORE. Mike Mayou previews an upcoming show. Win a spot on next week's hike out to the Point San Luis Lighthouse.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/23/2014

    Korean War veteran Si Tenneberg reminds us of the importance of Memorial Day and asks for help in shipping CARE packages to troops overseas. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Andrea Devitt discusses the state of higher education in California. Author S. Kay Murphy shares stories of special animals. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/22/2014

    Dave has the day off today, but tune in for guest hosts Stew Jenkins and Kac Young.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/20/2014

    Hometown Attorney Jeff Stulberg pays a visit. Meet Amanda King, candidate for county clerk-recorder. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Sasha Irving visits from Studios on the Park. Joe Patterson reports on last weekend's fundraiser in Santa Margarita. Lear about cactus and succulents.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/19/2014

    Dave talks about what's happening with the June primary election. Joe Bowman gets a huge medical bill. Bob Kamm hikes and he thinks you should, too. Verena Maier updates us on the Village of Arroyo Grande.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/16/2014

    Lynn Compton, candidate for 4th District supervisor, pays a visit. Mr. Science returns to answer your questions. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about this weekend's wine symposium. Pet of the Week comes from county animal services.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/15/2014

    Sarah Christie and Sue Harvey discuss water in North County and the current legislation in Sacramento. Meet Tommy Gong, candidate for county clerk recorder. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Kristi Balzer visits from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Dave discusses a variety of local issues.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/14/2014

    County supervisor Caren Ray makes her case for re-election. Ann Danko is running for county Clerk-Recorder. William Johnson and Tom Davies have a special concert Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Joe Patterson discusses the issue of food borne illnesses.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/13/2014

    Chris Mitchum, Republican candidate for Congress. Nate Honeycutt and Robert Spencer discuss radical Islam politics. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. SLO Little Theatre prepares to stage "A Chorus Line."
  • Dave Congalton - 05/12/2014

    Dave returns to the studio today. Jacqueline Frederick and Julei Rodewald explain the current race for county clerk-recorder. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave shares his recent visit to Costa Rica. Julie Tacker discusses interesting politics in Oceano. Dana Cummings previews a special film about veterans issues.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/09/2014

    Today Tom Madsen will be on from 3 to 5. Steve Weiss will be on from 5 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/08/2014

    Dave is away this week. Today Jennifer Adams will be on from 3 to 5. Gary J. Freiberg will be on from 5 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/07/2014

    Dave is away this week. Today Mary Mserve-Miller will be on from 3 to 5. William Ostrander will be on from 5 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/06/2014

    Dave is away this week. Today Guy Rathbun will be on from 3 to 5. Annie Lorenzen will be on from 5 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/05/2014

    Dave is away this week. Today Steve Lerian will be on from 3 to 5. Jack Hardy will be on from 5 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/02/2014

    Jill Bolster-White from Transitions explains the new facility intended for a residential neighborhood in SLO. Students from Nipomo High School rally on behalf of their principal--whether she wants them to, or not. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Corey Karpin visits from Woods Humane Society. Pet of the Week from County Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/01/2014

    Tim Covello, candidate for District Attorney, pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Author Sherry Shahan has a new book. Herb Kandel provides an update to create the Pismo Preserve. Learn more about the Latino Outreach Council. Musician Tom Mears performs.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/30/2014

    Meet Dan Dow, candidate for District Attorney. Dr. Don Morris discusses the increase in automation and robotics in the workplace. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet a new business in town--SafeinHome.com
  • Dave Congalton - 04/28/2014

    Let's do a straw poll: Who are you going to vote for in the 4th District supervisor race: Byrd, Compton, or Ray? Let's find out. Neighbors object to plans to develop a transitional facility in residential San Luis Obispo. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lisa Nauful visits from the Symphony. Andrew Merriam previews the upcoming railroad celebration.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/25/2014

    Lauren Banderi visits from the Jewish Community Center. Joe Bowman hosts Last Call. Dave welcomes your stories of the rich and famous. Pet of the Week comes from County Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/24/2014

    Mike Byrd, candidate for 4th district county supervisor, makes his case. Barbara Scott explains the concept of "One Year to LIve." Dave and Joe host Last Call. Julie Tacker reports on her battle to access county emails. Theresa Slobodnik previews the upcoming ballet.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/23/2014

    As more and more panga boats turns up on the Central Coast, hasn't the time come to rethink our approach to marijuana? Author Tina Swithin shares her experience of surviving a narcissistic husband. Mike Burrell and Chuck Greenall share local history. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/22/2014

    Military analyst Jack Greene updates us on the Ukraine. Ken Haggard and David Brown preview a documentary about Diablo Canyon. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn what's happening at the Wise Owl Cafe in Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/21/2014

    Tobias and Sheree Brekke discuss death, dying, and suicide. Should Lois Capps be held liable for the actions of her aide? Gini Griffin visits from the Monday Club. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pat Loomis talks about Fort Hope. Learn about the Central Coast Helping Hands project.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/18/2014

    Dave is away preparing for tonight's premiere of Authors Anonymous at the Fremont at 7 p.m. Meanwhile, animal communicator Suzan Vaughn guest hosts the first half of the show, including Pet of the Week. Then enjoy Best of Dave interviews with talk show host Andy Caldwell and Beatles expert Frank Warren.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/17/2014

    Atheists United celebrate their victory in Pismo Beach. Authors Anonymous director Ellie Kanner takes us behind the scenes. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Julie Morey has seen the world. She shares her adventures.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/16/2014

    Who are you going to vote for in the DA's race--Dan Dow or Tim Covello? Dave wants to know. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Kevin and Patti Sullivan discuss poetry. Jim Davis previews an upcoming event.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/15/2014

    John Buerger looks at the high price of college student loans. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Back to back segments about ballet! Time for a round of Brush with Greatness.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/14/2014

    Meet Ed Stevens, founder and CEO of Shopatron. Dr. Larry Martinez and Dr. Cathy Boggs discuss the issues of the day. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. PCPA provides a previews of "Noises Off".
  • Dave Congalton - 04/11/2014

    Tune in today at 3:05 as Dave and Joe tackle a wide range of topics including computer security, teenage suicide, protests against McDonald's, small-market media, Hollywood movies, and dogs we love. Your phone calls always welcome.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/10/2014

    Dave returns to the studio. Steve Lerian from Cal Poly Arts highlights upcoming shows. Joe joins Dave for Last Call. Stacey Warde and Del Franklin resurrect Rogue Voice. Dave shares stories from the LA premiere of "Authors Anonymous".
  • Dave Congalton - 04/09/2014

    Dave is off to LA to attend the premiere of "Authors Anonymous" so tune in at 3:05 to hear guest host Suzan Vaughn, followed by guest host Steve Weiss.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/08/2014

    Michelle Theall, author of the new memoir Teaching the Cat to Sit, visits (Hint: It's not really about cats). Anne Schroeder moves to Oregon a few years ago. Now she's back to visit. We'll get a report on her new life. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about a local job fair.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/07/2014

    Live music in the studio courtesy of Cafe Musique. Julie Tacker updates on the battle to keep a McDonald's out of Los Osos. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Jennifer Adams visits from RISE. Kristi Balzer reports on everything happening at the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Special Earth Day celebration coming up.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/04/2014

    Dave and Bruce Curtis look at religion and Hollywood. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. The Shredder spanks Dave today! Singer JD Hardy drops by. Get a preview of this year's Orchid Show.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/03/2014

    Dave and Bruce Curtis look at religion and Hollywood. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. The Shredder spanks Dave today! Singer JD Hardy drops by. Get a preview of this year's Orchid Show.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/02/2014

    Mike Brennler discusses his involvement in the CAPSLO investigation. Dave highlights several stories in the local news. Spotlight shines on Sisters in Crime. James Statler pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/01/2014

    Jeff Bliss explains the bizarre case of state senator Leland Yee. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Alice Loh and Gari Cave discuss California Senior Legislature. Kevin Harris visits from SLO Little Theatre.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/31/2014

    Today's the first deadline for signing up for the Affordable Care Act. What's the verdict? David Lochbaum from the Union of Concerned Scientists shares his concerns. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Deanna Delore and Jim Barnett preview their upcoming concert.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/28/2014

    Dr. Henry Taratusky discusses the crisis in Ukraine. Chef Ian McPhee celebrates 20 years of his famed restaurant in Templeton. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave chats with Jill Tucker from the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/27/2014

    The Advocates debate President Obama and our current international relations. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about this weekend's Emergency Preparedness Expo. Jospeh Cartenuti continues our discussion about the history of SLO.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/26/2014

    During the first half of today's show, Dave provides updates and analysis on recent local stories. During the second half of the show, Annie Lorenzen takes over as guest host.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/25/2014

    Reporter Dan Blackburn continues our conversation about CAPSLO and Adam Hill. Let's go zip lining! Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Director Robyn Metchik previews her newest production. Dee Pelladini talks about the Cattlemen Art Show.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/24/2014

    Dave talks about Lady Gaga and Adam Hill. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Doug Janzen shares the history of Guadalupe. Learn about an upcoming forum about transgender issues.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/21/2014

    Joe Brittingham and William Henry Crew pay a visit. Mr. Science fields your science questions Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on SLO Nightwriters Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/20/2014

    Jennifer Stover continues the conversation on children and vaccinations. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet a defense attorney turned country singer. Dave calls for a round of Brush with Greatness. Jill Anderson and Cricket Handler pay a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/19/2014

    Dave is away today, but tune in for guest hosts Dale McGee and Steve Weiss. Joe Bowman has Traffic and Weather Together.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/18/2014

    Dave is away today, but tune in for guest hosts Dr. Scott Robertson and Guy Rathbun. Joe Bowman has Traffic and Weather Together.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/17/2014

    Bob Sachs pays a visit. Gary J. Freiberg went to Arizona for baseball spring training. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Leslie Baumberger previews upcoming performances by CORE Dance. Heather Osgood has the big show coming up.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/14/2014

    Marcia Guthrie and Cynthia Hawley discuss the latest in the Save Price Canyon campaign. Lance Kinney takes us around Hawaii through the eyes of a photographer. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on Lifewater. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/13/2014

    Rev. Caroline Hall pays a visit. Dr. Natasha Raja introduces us to her new book. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. James Sweetwater, the Templeton Troubadour, returns.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/12/2014

    Jeff Eckles discusses tax reform. Dr. Pete Keesling talks about that 22-pound cat and other aggressive pets. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Get ready. It's time for Radio-Tradio, swap meet on the air.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/11/2014

    What's on Annie Lorenzen's mind? Find out today! Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Sue Harvey from North County Watch continues our discussion on water. Paul Bischoff thinks green.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/10/2014

    Tom Madsen and Karl Beck pay a visit. Dan Blackburn continues his analysis of the North County water situation. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on Vocal Arts Ensemble.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/07/2014

    Let's talk about fracking in California. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. A judge has overturned the public vote on binding arbitration in SLO. What's next? Meet the managing editor of Moviemaker magazine. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/06/2014

    William Ostrander discusses money and politics. Travel writer Tom Wilmer takes us across America. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Small business consultant Jerry X. Shea tries to help a Los Osos woman turn around her business.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/05/2014

    Activist Kevin Rice discusses local concerns. Symphony conductor Michael Nowak previews upcoming events. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Journalist Steffan Tubbs produces his first documentary. A local man helps his wife fight breast cancer. Jennifer Stover and Susan Manbeian discuss the upcoming South County High School Arts Show.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/04/2014

    Military analyst Jack Greene discusses the situation in Ukraine. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet the filmmakers behind the local documentary BOTS0. You get a chance to win free tickets AND a backstage pass to meet singer Michael McDonald later this month.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/03/2014

    Rich Ferguson has a beef with the city parking department. He explains. Tech Lady Lisa Burger updates us on everything high tech. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Some North County baseball players try to raise to go back East to compete. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/28/2014

    Rich Ferguson has a beef with the city parking department. He explains. Tech Lady Lisa Burger updates us on everything high tech. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Some North County baseball players try to raise to go back East to compete. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/27/2014

    Councilman John Ashbaugh responds to recent comments made by Kathy Smith and explains his position on Cal Poly building new dorms on Grand Ave. David Mullinax discusses issues facing California. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Tom Mees takes us back to Farley's the once-popular restaurant in downtown SLO.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/26/2014

    Dr. Sigrid Frye-Revere discusses her new book about organ donation in Iran. Restaurant critics Kathy Marcks Mardesty and Teri Bayus return. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Patrick Raymond previews an upcoming conference about scams. Hilda Zacharias checks in.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/25/2014

    Jack Hardy looks at the controversial law being proposed in Arizona. Kaila Dettman describe an ambitious new project involving the Land Conservancy. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. A new recital series comes to SLO. Last chance to win free tickets to the Ella Fitzgerald salute.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/24/2014

    Andrew Carter, former SLO councilman, reviews his first year as city manager of Guadalupe. Kathy Smith, current SLO councilwoman, explains her decision not to seek re-election. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet Tom Franciscovitch, publisher of SLO Life magazine. Chris Aho checks in from the county Food Bank.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/21/2014

    Artist David Settino Scott pays a visit. Author Eldonna Edwards shares her new book about donating one of her kidneys. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Some Lucia Mar students drop by the studio. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/20/2014

    Guy Rathbun reacts to reports of the FCC going into radio and TV station newsrooms. Historian Joseph Carotenuti recounts SLO in the 1850s. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Win free tickets to the big Ella Fitzgerald salute at the PAC.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/19/2014

    David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder debate income inequality. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Comic Andrew Kennedy pays a visit. Community Spotlight shines on the Cayucos Sea Glass Festival.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/18/2014

    David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder debate income inequality. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Comic Andrew Kennedy pays a visit. Community Spotlight shines on the Cayucos Sea Glass Festival.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/17/2014

    Cindy Steinbeck and Susan Harvey continue our discussion about water in the North County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Author Jerry X. Shea shares his new book. Marilyn Leverich talks aobut how her Cal Poly neighborhood has changed since 1960.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/14/2014

    Dave tries to figure out why the mayor of SLO wants people to take longer showers during a drought. Dr. Don Morris shares the secrets to successful long term relationships. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dale McGee talks about online dating. Erik Husk introduces us to City Dog Share, a free dog-sitting co-op. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/13/2014

    Peggy Koteen discusses the killing of a giraffe in a Danish zoo. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Tom Davies and Ken Habib preview an upcoming concert.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/12/2014

    Tarren Collins and David Georgi update us on the fight to keep the Ontario Riding hiking trail open. Reporter Dan Blackburn from CalCoastNews discusses his recent articles about water and the North County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Darlene Arden talks about Shirley Temple.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/11/2014

    Jim Brabeck shares his recent trip to Washington to hear the State of the Union address. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Heart-friendly chef Kac Young returns. Kevin Harris from SLO Little Theatre previews their upcoming show.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/10/2014

    Special guests on today's edition of Hometown Radio include the First Lady of San Luis Obispo Phyllis Madonna and Dr. Gil Stork from Cuesta College. Plus Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/07/2014

    Frank Warren marks 50 years since The Beatles and Ed Sullivan. Brian Lawler and Karen Kile preview Brian's uncoming photo exhibit at SLOMA. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. A Cal Poly sorority gets involves in the community. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/06/2014

    Archie McClaren and Bev Aho discuss the treatment of women in popular culture. Greg McGill updates us on Honor Flight activities. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet author Gayle Davis.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/05/2014

    Steve Sinton and Sue Luft provide an update on the North County water situation. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Bike Guy Dave Albrecht looks at local bicycle issues. Meet Kathleen Schwind, a local high school student trying to set up a science competition.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/04/2014

    Economist Susan Iredale discusses income inequality in the U.S. Paul Spector talks about working for his ex-employer: CMC. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Al Brill shares information of the AARP Tax-Aide program.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/03/2014

    Activist Heidi Harmon talks about the Keystone Pipeline and climate change. Learn the latest about attempts to block a McDonald's in Los Osos. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Artist Tracy Taylor pays a visit. Jake McGuire previews the new production at The Spot.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/31/2014

    Tim Williams of Digital West talks about his business and the business climate of the county. Sandi Sigurdson and Dave Baumgarten salute the late, great Pete Seeger. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Vocalist Judy Philbin previews her upcoming jazz concert. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/30/2014

    North County Jim pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Julie Tacker reports on the Board of Supervisors. Meet the interim director of SLO Symphony. Suzan Vaughn takes us to meet the camels of Dubai.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/29/2014

    Attorney Stew Jenkins discusses campaign finance restriction in both local and national elections. John Lindsey wants you to guess the first day of rain for 2014. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Charlotte Alexander visits from the Film Festival.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/28/2014

    Live coverage of President Obama's State of the Union Address begins at 6 p.m. Cong. Lois Capps previews the speech. Dave and Joe Bowman host a special edition of Last Call. Meet some talented drama students from Atascadero High School on their way to Scotland. Jill Heuer of SELPA talks about students with special needs.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/27/2014

    Tarren Collins addresses the closing of a recent popular hiking trail in Avila Beach. Dr. Gary Foresman pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lori Nunes explains the success behind her food truck business Kunfusion.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/24/2014

    Lance Parker pays a visit. Mr. Sciences fields your questions. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Jill Tucker updates us about the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/23/2014

    Forbes magazine columnist Steven Hayward discusses his recent essay about SLO County government. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Steve Weiss shares his recent adventure in New York City. Cruise guy Jim Zim samples Princess--and he likes it!
  • Dave Congalton - 01/22/2014

    Michele Dostert discusses Chris Christie and Barack Obama. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Live music in the studio from Symphony of the Vines. Get ready for another round of Radio-Tradio, swap meet on the air.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/21/2014

    Meet Kevin Buman, the new head of the SLO County Regional Airport. Rick London visits from United Way. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Erik Austin shares the latest play from Kelrik Productions.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/20/2014

    Jeff Eckles argues against the extension of unemployment benefits. Dr. Don Ryujin discusses Martin Luther King. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn more about the Monday Club.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/17/2014

    Talk show host and activist Andy Caldwell pays a visit. Gina and Justice Whittaker look at social change in this country. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about the upcoming Cat Video Festival at Cal Poly. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/16/2014

    Opponents to the Loperena Coastal Development in Cayucos share their concerns. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Spotlight shines on Big Brothers Big Sisters.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/15/2014

    Gary J. Freiberg is disappointed in President Obama. He explains why. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. The Linns come down from Cambria for a visit. Sky Bergman is looking for interesting people over the age of 75 for a special project.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/14/2014

    Andy Greensfelder and David Holmes take up the issue of marijuana and look at what's happening in Colorado. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Historian Joseph Carotenuti talks about the first SLO newspaper. Michal Lovejean gets us ready for the annual Share the dream concert.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/10/2014

    Dr. Larry Martinez discusses the increased crack down on smokers in California. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Big Women's History event coming up--we'll tell you about it. Monica Grant visits from YMCA. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/09/2014

    Steve Rebuck addresses concern about sea life post-Fukishima. Pismo Beach mayor Shelley Higginbotham discusses what the city will do with Chapman House. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Screenwriter Randi Berros previews her upcoming class at Cuesta College. Spotlight shines on the County Commission of Women.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/08/2014

    Colin Jones from CalTrans updates us on current highway projects. John Lindsey explains the current polar inversion gripping the Midwest. Guy Rathbun turns the tables on Dave and interviews him. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/07/2014

    Hometown Grocer John Spencer pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Steve Lerian previews shows through Cal Poly Arts. Felicia Brown shares her amazing doll collection.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/06/2014

    Tune in today as Dave celebrates the 22nd anniversary of Hometown Radio. 4th District county supervisor Caren Ray discusses her first few months in office. Christine Hill and Marilyn Leverich remember the good ole days of San Luis Obispo. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave has a few anniversary thoughts.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/03/2014

    Political analyst Jeff Bliss looks back on 2013 and ahead to 2014. Actor/Director Peter Riegert and Lauren Bandari preview the upcoming SLO Jewish Film Festival. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/02/2014

    Keeping with tradition, Bob Sachs returns as the first guest of the New Year, forecasting what 2014 might be like for you. Dr. Larry Lachman discusses music therapy. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/31/2013

    Guest hosts Mary Meserve-Miller and brad Evans fill in for Dave today.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/30/2013

    Mike Brown from COLAB previews tonight's special Grover Beach city council meeting. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Shon Hand from SLO County Alano Club discusses alcohol abuse. Kathleen O'Neill shares her recent efforts to help the victims of the recent tragedy in the Philippines.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/27/2013

    Internet security expert Lisa Burger talks about the recent hacking of Target credit cards and how you can protect yourself. Reporter Dan Blackburn discusses the polarizing impact of CalCoastNews and what's happening with county Child Welfare Services. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/26/2013

    Dave is back in the studio today. Disney expert Gary Chambers reviews the new movie "Saving Mr. Banks." Jim Seybert shares the life of a corporate trainer. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/20/2013

    Dave wades into the Duck Dynasty TV controversy. Meet the authors of a new book about Avila Beach. Dave does his annual reading of Ho Ho: The Dog Who Saved Christmas. Joe joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/19/2013

    Activist William Ostrander is just back from a trip to Washington, D.C. He reports on what happened. Dave and reporter Karen Velie got spanked today by The Shredder in New Times. Dave responds. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Frank Kalman pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/18/2013

    Jeff Stulberg is just back from Burma. He shares his adventure. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet Lisa Burger, the Tech Girl. Lisa Naufel checks in from the SLO Symphony.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/17/2013

    Gordon Mullin talks about the federal debt crisis. Brad Evans explains why he's closing down Stacked Sandwiches--and the challenge other small businesses seem to be facing. Karen Velie reports on a Sheriff's bust gone wrong. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Cynthia Anthony shares what's happening on the local theater scene.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/16/2013

    Annie Lorenzen reacts to the pope being chosen as Time Magazine's "Person of the Year." Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pete Pepper talks about the new veterans treatment court in SLO County. Kristi Balzer visits from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Jon Hansen wants you to go ice skating this holiday season.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/13/2013

    Joe Seals, the Garden Guru, fields your questions about gardening. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Suzy Will talks butterflies. Learn about a holiday celebration in Cayucos. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/12/2013

    Jerry X. Shea offers advice as to how small businesses can survive. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Peter Sterios, founder of the SLO Yoga Centre, pays a visit. It's been a long week, so Dave calls for a round of Brush with Greatness.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/11/2013

    Tune in from 3 to 7 today as Dave and Joe host the 4th Annual Radio-O-Thon on behalf of the SLO County Women's Shelter. Always a great show.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/10/2013

    Members of the SLO Bike Coalition discuss Sunday's article in The Tribune. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Teri Bayus and Kathy Marcks Hardesty cover the local restaurant scene. Kac Young shows us the path to good health.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/09/2013

    Former U.S. congresswoman Andrea Seastrand addresses the concern of too much government intrusion into family matters. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Massie Egger brings out the Scotch in Dave.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/06/2013

    Dr. Rupert Chowins pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call Mr. Science gives us his spin on the holidays. Find out about Sunday's Pet Parade in Avila. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/05/2013

    Part III of our analysis of accusations against SLO County Child Welfare Services. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet working cowboy and working writer Gary Williams. Photographers Lance Kinney and Amy Joseph discuss their work.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/04/2013

    In Part II of our focus on county Child Welfare Services, we'll hear from some local mothers who had difficult experiences with the agency. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet some local independent filmmakers and hear about their new project. Cassandra Tarantino gets a second chance to appear. Get ready for another edition of Radio-Tradio.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/03/2013

    The staff of Cal Coast News rallies around founder Karen Velie as she tries to have her grandchildren released from CPS custody. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Mary Meserve-Miller takes us to the youth ballet. Cassandra Tarantino pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/02/2013

    Assemblyman Katcho Achadjean is in studio taking your phone calls. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Author Shelley Malcolm shares the sequel to her popular book Real. Community Spotlight shines on the Vocal Arts Ensemble.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/27/2013

    Matt Kokkonen isn't happy with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He explains. Robyn O'Leary discusses the unique merging of Thanksgiving and Chanukkah this year. Special edition of Pet of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/26/2013

    Cruise expert Jim Zim explains how to find those bargain trips and get the most out of your next cruise. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Realtor Steve Weiss pays a visit. Community Spotlight shines on SLO Ballet Theatre.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/25/2013

    Karen Velie from CalCoastNews wades into Morro Bay politics. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Author Felicia Brown returns to finish her conversation about life under the Nazis. Linda Hendy celebrates small business during the holiday season.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/22/2013

    Gary J. Freiberg makes the case for Who Killed JFK 50 years later. Conservative Bob wants to know where you were on that day in 1963. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Chef Dave Feldman serves up Thanksgiving suggestions. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/21/2013

    Dr. Don Morris looks at economic inequality in the U.S. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lisa Woske and Kevin Harris visit from SLO Little Theatre. Community Spotlight shines on CASA.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/20/2013

    Peggy Koteen wants you to not eat meat on Thanksgiving. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Felicia Brown shares her memoir of WWII--and her doll collection! Filmmaker Ben Cooper shares the release of Primitive. Kristi Balzer visits from the Point San Luis Lighthouse.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/19/2013

    The Advocates return with a special Thanksgiving twist. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lauren Mullien reminds us of the importance of Fair Trade shopping. Community Spotlight shines on Growing Grounds.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/18/2013

    Atheists United takes on the Pismo Beach city council. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Beth Raub visits from the county Women's Shelter. Gari Cave explains Senior Legislature.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/15/2013

    Join Dave Congalton and Joe Bowman today from 3 to 7 as they broadcast from inside Hearst Castle in San Simeon. Staff members will take us behind the scenes of this popular Central Coast tourist destination and we'll spotlight the current holiday evening tours.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/14/2013

    President Obama made a big announcement today about ObamaCare. Chris Arend responds. Learn more about the problem of human trafficking. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Author Paula Huston shares her new novel. Special Edition of Pet of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/13/2013

    Jerry X. Shea just came off the road after spending 20 months touring the US. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Steve Lerian previews upcoming shows at Cal Poly Arts. Charlotte Alexander pays a visit. Jan Price introduces us to members of the Atascadero High School robotics team.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/12/2013

    Jack McCurdy defends the mayor of Morro Bay and discusses the recent controversy surrounding city hall. Karen Velie from CalCoastNews reports on recent stories. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on Zoo to You.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/11/2013

    Military veteran Si Tennenberg will be outside of KVEC today starting at 3 p.m. with packages for troops overseas. Please come by and pick one up and mail for for $14.85. We'll also hear about what's happening on veteran issues. Military analyst Jack Greene looks at the tinderbox that is Africa and also reacts to the controversy surrounding "60 Minutes". Karen Hale and Bill Culver continue our conversation about short term rentals in SLO. Local historian Joseph Carotenuti explains the relationship between the military and our local USO during WWII.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/08/2013

    *Sam Cotton discusses movies about the Old West and picks his favorites. Author Susan Branch pays a visit to discuss her new book "A Fine Romance: Falling in Love with the English Countryside." Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on the upcoming Veterans Dinner in Atascadero. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services. (*Due to a technical issue at the beginning of the show, only a portion of the podcast is available)
  • Dave Congalton - 11/07/2013

    Tom Madsen and Karl Beck discuss the issues of the day. Richard Schmidt and Bob Shanbrom explain why they're against allowing AirBnB rentals in San Luis Obispo. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Cricket Handler and Jill Anderson preview an upcoming choral concert. Sherry Shahan discusses a Readers Theatre production based on her book Purple Daze.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/06/2013

    Dave is away, so tune in for guest hosts.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/05/2013

    Dave is away today, Annie Lorenzen fills in.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/04/2013

    Guy Rathbun and Steve Weiss Guest Host Today. Representatives from SLO Clean Energy outline the future of alternative energy for San Luis Obispo County. In one of the most developed countries in the world, most think that innocent people don’t fall through the cracks of the justice system. But they have been proved wrong on many occasions. Maggie McGrath from RotorAct of SLO will be discussing her organization and their recent trip to build homes in Mexico. Last Call with Steve and Joe or is it Joe and Steve?
  • Dave Congalton - 11/01/2013

    Today Dale Magee Guest Hosts. Central Coast Paranormal Investigators Mitch Flores and Micah Watkins share their ghost stories. John Cutter and Joseph O’Donnell from Central Coast Concerned Mountain Bikers talk county riding and hiking trails and how you too can dig in the dirt!
  • Dave Congalton - 10/31/2013

    Today Dale Magee Guest Hosts. Central Coast Paranormal Investigators Mitch Flores and Micah Watkins share their ghost stories. John Cutter and Joseph O’Donnell from Central Coast Concerned Mountain Bikers talk county riding and hiking trails and how you too can dig in the dirt!
  • Dave Congalton - 10/30/2013

    Stacey Green-McAllister will be filling in for Dave from 3pm-5pm while he is on vacation. We will be talking with Dena Bellman from United Way. Don Sherwood from Cayucos Sausage Company joins us talking about catering horror stories/party tips. Andrea Chavez from Talley Farms Fresh Harvest will be with us. Mike Emrich from Soloarponics will be talking about local solar technology. Bill Ostrander will be filling in for Dave from 5pm-7pm while he is on vacation. Mansur Gidfar, Communications Director for Represent.Us will join us for an interview. Leslie Guy from SLO Department of Social Services will talk about the Affordable Healthcare Act. Cameron Fernandez discusses the attorney's role in divorce disputes.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/29/2013

    Jeff Bliss looks at the debate surrounding the controversial ObamaCare website. Time for another round of Radio Survivor. Who should we vote off the island this time: Debbie Arnold? Lois Capps? Morro Bay mayor Jamie Irons? The Morro Bay recall movement? Abel Maldonado? Or Cal Coast News? You decide. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on Poetic Justice.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/28/2013

    Dr. Larry Martinez discusses the allegations of NSA spying on European allies. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Heather Muran talks wine. Learn about the upcoming Cayucos Car Show. A new Christian school breaks ground in Arroyo Grande. John Knutson from Cuesta College previews an upcoming concert.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/25/2013

    Dave and Joe review the events of the Thursday night traffic shutdown. Kevin Patrick Sullivan and Sylvia Alcon preview this year's SLO Poetry Festival. Dave and Joe invite your phone calls on Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on United Way. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/24/2013

    Former Morro Bay mayor Janice Peters discusses the ongoing political fight in her town. Mr. Radio, Joe Benson, says goodbye to the Central Coast. Mystery writer Sue McGinty shares her new book. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Wylie Ray previews his upcoming tribute to Roy Orbison.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/23/2013

    Dan Blackburn from CalCoastNews reports on the latest controversy surrounding the Roandoak Commune outside of Morro Bay. Mike Bush discusses a recent article in the New York Times about orchids. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Win free tickets to see "Mary Poppins" at PCPA. Mary Golden previews a special community event.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/22/2013

    The Advocates -- retired attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder -- sift through the ruins of October's federal government shutdown and pick the Winners and Losers. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about the upcoming Bioneers Conference in San Luis Obispo. Alison Cebuella reports from New York City. Get a preview of the upcoming concert by Symphony of the Vines -- and win some free tickets.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/21/2013

    Steve Weiss shares vacation highlights from his recent cruise to New England and Canada. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Local historian Effie McDermott tells the history of Pismo Beach. Lanny Hernandez pays a visit. Naomi Blakely collects winter coats for local students.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/18/2013

    Dave invites Los Osos residents to call in with their reports on how life is with the sewer construction. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Kevin Harris and Suzi Newman preview the next production at SLO Little Theatre. We get an update on plans to develop a Farmers Market in Oceano. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/17/2013

    John Lindsey explains the absence of rain. Win free tickets to Comedy Pet Theater at the Clark Center. Learn about an upcoming performance of Carmina Burana at Allan Hancock College. Kristi Balzer visits from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. And then during the second half of the show, enjoy a "Best of Dave" segment.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/16/2013

    It's National Boss Day and Dale McGee wants to hear your stories. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Mystery author Jodi Compton pays a visit. John Rogers celebrates Arroyo Grande Jennifer Martin previews Glee at Cuesta College.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/15/2013

    Jeff Eckles explains the debate in Washington over raising the debt ceiling. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Robert Bettencourt and Robert Sachs marks 100 years of the SLO Masonic Lodge. Kathy Gerber discusses her work in Africa. Charmaine Coimbra previews Sunday's Soup-a-Bration in Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/14/2013

    Michael Burrell shares the story of the "Goat Man of Reservoir Canyon." Dr. Larry Martinez discusses the new movie "Gravity." Jesse Torrey visits from RISE. Community Spotlight shines on Destination Imagination. Ynana Zovich introduces us to SAVE.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/11/2013

    Dr. Gil Stork and Dr. Julian Crocker unveil a new scholarship program at Cuesta College. Dr. Gary Foresman discusses Lyme Disease. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn more about an upcoming celebration of pugs. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/10/2013

    Sam Blakeslee discusses life after Sacramento and introduces us to his new think tank at Cal Poly. Meet 94-year-old Sam Carr Polk who just finished a book he started writing in 1960. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Local historians Marilyn Darnell and Joseph Carotenuti discuss SLO railroad history.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/09/2013

    Jeanne Dugger weighs in on the federal government shutdown. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Syd Carr and Billy Foipianno talk about the upcoming jade festival. Learn more about the opening of the SLO Railroad Museum. Opera SLO previews the opening of Carmen.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/08/2013

    Dave is away today, but Greg Astle and Matt Kokkonen help Joe Bowman with today's edition of Hometown Radio.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/07/2013

    Odell Bennett Lee explains how a dysfunctional childhood prepared him to work as an analyst for the CIA. Karen Velie from Cal Coast News updates us on local stories. Joe Bowman serves up Last Call. Curtis Reinhart talks about this year's Railroad Festival. Learn about the Grand Fondo.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/04/2013

    Michael Framberger answers your questions about the Affordable Care Act. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Eve Neuhaus and Keith Freedmann update us on the AirBnB vs. City of SLO battle. Ani Lyne talks about her connection to dolphins. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/03/2013

    Wendell Whitlock, the "Jewish Hillbilly" returns to comment on the issues of the day. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Linda Seely visits from Mothers for Peace. Poet Jeanie Greensfelder shares her work. Personal trainer Kim Vargo tries to get Dave and Joe in shape.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/02/2013

    Jim Smith and Greg Astle explain the new changes in mortgage lending regulations. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Tibetan monks visit the studio and share their impressions of the Central Coast. Community Spotlight shines on the SLO County Women's Shelter. Lynne Biddinger reports on upcoming trips to Europe sponsored by the SLO Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/01/2013

    William Ostrander weighs in on the shutdown of the federal government. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Steve Lerian previews upcoming shows at Cal Poly Arts. Learn about the upcoming Morro Bay Harbor Festival. Lisa Naufel from the Symphony chats about this weekend's opening performance.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/30/2013

    Joe Bowman returns from vacation and joins Dave for Last Call. Guy Murray weighs in on the impending government shutdown. Community Spotlight shines on the Assistance League. Sherry Shahan pays a visit. Dave interviews Derrick LaVoie.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/27/2013

    Will the federal government shut down next week? Let's talk about it. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call. Lisa Nuafel joins in a salute to Dave Brubeck. Kris Kington-Barker talks about a special pet program at Hospice. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/26/2013

    Cong. Lois Capps reports on upcoming changes in health care. Greg Astle looks at professions that score high in public opinion--and not so high. Guy Rathbun discusses the proposed Las Palitas quarry outside Santa Margarita. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call. Dixie Parker previews Central Coast Follies. Aaron Steed has new friends in the White House. He'll explain.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/25/2013

    Annie Lorenzen pays a visit. Let's get an update on last night's Morro Bay city council meeting. Monica Grant updates us on YMCA activities. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on the Scarecrow Festival in Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/24/2013

    Joe Seals, the Garden Guru, returns to take your questions. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call. Janna Nichols checks in from the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition. Jake McGuire previews an upcoming show at The Spot. Vivian Krug talks about this weekend's Harvest Festival. Get the details on the next Tech Talks at Cal Poly.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/23/2013

    Joe Seals, the Garden Guru, returns to take your questions. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call. Janna Nichols checks in from the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition. Jake McGuire previews an upcoming show at The Spot. Vivian Krug talks about this weekend's Harvest Festival. Get the details on the next Tech Talks at Cal Poly.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/20/2013

    Tune in today at 3:05 to join Joe Bowman with guest hosts Suzan Vaughn and Gordon Mullen. Dave is back in the studio on Monday.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/19/2013

    Miss Etiquette returns to remind us of the importance of good manners. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Stacie Jacob previews this year's Savor the Central Coast. Kristy Krutzinger discusses her work with wolf rescue.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/18/2013

    Republican state Assemblywoman Shannon Grove pays a visit to the Central Coast. Part II of our conversation about solar energy with John Frasier from Cal Paso Solar. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Smitty Price chats about quilting. Singers Judy Philbin and Dawn Lambeth appear.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/17/2013

    John Buerger discusses the $10 per hour minimum wage for California. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Disneyland expert Gary Chambers escorts us around the Magic Kingdom. Dino Purtino checks in.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/16/2013

    Jeff Eckles updates us on the unfolding political drama in Morro Bay. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about plans for a Farmers Market in Oceano.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/13/2013

    Mystery writer Tony Piazza shares unsolved Hollywood murders from over the years. Homeless advocate Becky Jorgeson pays a visit. Dave has a few thoughts about an Op-Ed piece in today's local paper. High school students want to collect bicycles for the homeless. Learn more about Meade Canine Rescue from Charlotte Meade. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/12/2013

    Dr. Don Morris wonders whether the U.S. can afford to be the "world's policeman." Kevin Rice reports on today's emergency meeting of the Morro Bay city council. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Chris Aho and Wendy Lewis update us on the county Food Bank. Get ready for another round of Radio-Tradio!
  • Dave Congalton - 09/11/2013

    Bob Sachs reacts to President Obama's speech on Syria. Velie and Blackburn report on recent local stories in CalCoastNews. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Musician Stephen Tosh previews his concert tonight at SLO Little Theatre. Surfer Bob Voglin pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/10/2013

    Live coverage of President Obama's address to the nation begins at 6 p.m. Michael Winn, president and CEO of the California Building Industry Association pays a visit. Jennifer Adams introduces us to RISE Wilda Rosene and Deborah Bayles preview the upcoming Rotary Home Tour. Andrea Devitt discusses an upcoming event at Cuesta College.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/09/2013

    Activist William Ostrander provides an update on the Citizens United Movement. Restaurant critics Kathy Marcks Hardesty and Teri Bayus share thie local picks and pans. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lee Ferrero and Brian Peterson talk about Alzheimer's and the upcoming Walk.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/06/2013

    Get ready for another round of "Brush with Greatness" -- have you ever encountered a famous person? Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Kevin Harris visits from SLO Little Theatre. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/05/2013

    The Advocates -- David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder -- discuss President Obama and Syria. Joe joins Dave for Last Call. Rick London visits from United Way. Judy Salamacha updates us on the Central Coast Writers' Conference. Community Spotlight shines on Ballet Theatre SLO
  • Dave Congalton - 09/04/2013

    Bill Coy reminds us of the pleasures of the avocado. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. The folks from Cal Paso Solar update us on solar energy. Tara Malzone visits from the Central Coast Aquarium. Learn the details from the upcoming Home Show.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/03/2013

    John Lindsey joins Dave for the annual Guess the First Day of Rain Contest. High School student Benjamin Peterson discusses his summer as a page in the U.S. Senate. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Anet Carlin previews her new theatrical production in Atascadero. Carol Norton gets us ready for Dahlia Days.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/30/2013

    Chris Arend explains the challenges face by President Obama about Syria. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Bakersfield Californian newspaper columnist Lois Henry discusses the battle over animal control in Kern County. Marie Brinkmeyer from RSVP pays a visit. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/29/2013

    Karen Velie from CalCoastNews reports on allegations of nepotism at San Luis City Hall. Local residents argue why they should be allowed to post their homes on AirBnB and other sites for short term rentals. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Brad Ludden, founder of First Descents, explains his vision. Community Spotlight shines on SLOPE. Laurel Sherrie is our guide.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/28/2013

    Marcia Guthrie updates us on the petition to stop Spanish Springs. Gordon Mullin discusses affordable housing. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Local historian Marilyn Darnell shares the history of the Jack House in SLO.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/27/2013

    Sarah O'Leary continues our analysis of the approaching ObamaCare. Dr. Dan Eller discusses the value of a college degree. Live music from Cafe Musique. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/26/2013

    Gil Stork and Michael Nowak gets us ready for this year's Pops concert. Realtor Steve Weiss looks at the issue of short term rentals in SLO. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/23/2013

    Sarah Christie and Sue Harvey continue our discussion on water and the North County. Dr. Rupert Chowins pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Deborah Bayles and Jill Buckley introduce us to the Mobile Pet Pantry. Dale McGee has Pet of the Week from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/22/2013

    The Advocates -- retired attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder -- discuss Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden and the NSA. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dan Blackburn reports on this morning's hearing in the case of Torres vs. Brennler. Community Spotlight shines on Family Care Network. Wendy Eidson prepares for California Dreaming.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/21/2013

    Hometown Attorney Jeff Stulberg fields your legal questions. Reporter Karen Velie responds to recent attacks on her personal life. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dr. Mari Goldenberg from Cal Poly introduces us to the group First Descents.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/20/2013

    Karen Velie from CalCoastNews updates us on recent local news stories. Jessica Lynn talks about transgender issues and her own personal journey. Barbara Barker visits from AmpSurf. Jonathan Walah introduces us to an amazing California woman. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/19/2013

    Matt Kokkonen discusses immigration reform. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Community Spotlight shines on the upcoming La Guittara festival.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/16/2013

    5th District county supervisor Debbie Arnold continues the conversation about water and the North County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Singer J. D. Hardy performs. Jerry Bunin updates us on the Five Cities Dog Park. Volunteer Linda Crawford from county Animal Services has our Pet of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/15/2013

    Find out what's new at SESLOC Federal Credit Union. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. City council member Bob Kelley reports on new developments in Atascadero. Community Spotlight shines on CASA. Sandi Sigurdson takes us around Iceland.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/14/2013

    Dianne Jackson and Sue Luft continue the conversation about water and North County. Jessica Lynn, a transgendered woman, responds to Matt Kokkonen. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Bev Aho updates on the battle to bring Tibetan monks to SLO Farmers Market. Cathy Enns and Rachel Somars introduce us to a special thrift store in Atascadero. Judith Bean visits from the AG/Grover Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/13/2013

    Brent from Atascadero discusses Libertarian principles. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Anet Carlin talks about Tibetan monks coming to the Central Coast. Brendan Kelso shares his Shakespeare for Kids program. Dori Stone has a new book.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/12/2013

    Journalist Dan Blackburn continues our discussion about water and the North County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lance Parker sings the praises of living in Texas. Learn about the upcoming event celebrating whales.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/09/2013

    Dana Merrill from PRSSGA continues the discussion on water and the North County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Mr. Science pays a visit. Genette Bowen teachs first aid for pets. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/08/2013

    Dave has the day off, so join guest host Steve Weiss for the first half of today's show and Jeff Eckles takes over for the second half. Jeff Eckles will have two entrepreneurs from Cal Poly, Shea Brucker and Patrick Montejano, in at 5 pm to tell us about their start up venture and how the Hothouse in downtown SLO is helping them launch their project. And of course, from 6 to 7 will be Last Call with Jeff and Joe.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/07/2013

    Joe Brittingham and Dan Veto discuss retirement strategies. Mike Brown from COLAB reacts to recent local events. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. D'onna Kennedy from the Central Coast Veterans Support Group pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/06/2013

    Gary J. Freiberg salutes Vinyl Record Day. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Wendy Eidson and Charlotte Alexander visit from the film festival Kristi Balzer previews the upcoming public celebration at the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Sam Cotton introduces us to this week's family gun shooting event
  • Dave Congalton - 08/05/2013

    Dawn Legg explains the concept behind "Solarize SLO County." John Buerger pays a visit. Karen Velie previews tonight's controversial Grover Beach city council meeting. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Poet Kevin Patrick Sullivan discusses his new project.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/02/2013

    Dr. Larry Martinez and Dr. Cathy Boggs address what's happening in higher education in California. Dr. Alex Alexiev discusses Sharia Law and the concerns he has. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet mystery writer Tony Piazza. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/01/2013

    Jack Hardy talks about Rush Limbaugh and whether or not Republicans are deserting the conservative movement. Dave celebrates one year of working with Joe Bowman during Last Call. Michelle Fellows warns about the dangers of food allergies. Meet 17-year-old singer-songwriter Cheyenne McDonald.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/31/2013

    Author Catherine Ryan Hyde explains how she knocked J.K. Rowling out of the No. 1 slot on Amazon.com. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Bentley Murdoch from ShareSLO pays a visit. Satirist Gale McNeely previews his upcoming show.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/30/2013

    Dr. Don Morris discusses challenges facing our nation, our society. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. SLO Historian Joseph Carotenuti Jamie Maraviligia-Manalo checks in from the Clark Center.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/29/2013

    Let's talk about the game of Bridge and whether or not it's still relevant. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Lance Kinney introduces us to I Care International. Jon and Cassie Tarantino take us around Europe.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/26/2013

    Ingrid Pires and Kena Burke join Dave for a radio hike. Joe Bowman and Dave do Last Call. Steve Lerian visits from Cal Poly Arts. Meet Jill Tucker from the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/25/2013

    Tobias Brekke introduces us to the controversial documentary "The Spy Factory." Sandi Ford talks about the "Save the Pier" efforts in Cayucos. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Erik Stein previews upcoming shows at PCPA.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/24/2013

    How did you spend your summers growing up? Steve Weiss joins us for a little bit of California nostalgia. Learn more about Compulsive Eaters Anonymous. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. We found out why Supervisor Adam Hill couldn't make today's APCD meeting. You won't believe it. Merrell Fankhauser salutes Jimi Hendrix.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/23/2013

    Meet Christopher Conlin, Deputy Director of California State Parks, in charge of Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation. Gordon Mullin pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Find out about the upcoming Kitchen Tour of Cambria. What's your junk car worth? We'll tell you.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/22/2013

    Dr. Nell Langford and Marsha Lilly preview tomorrow's APCD meeting and discusses the on-going dust controversy. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Scott Yoo gives an update on what's happening at this year's Festival Mozaic. Jenny Shaheen previews the upcoming production of "Les Miserables".
  • Dave Congalton - 07/19/2013

    Gary J. Freiberg looks at the controversy surrounding Rolling Stone magazine. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Win free tickets to this weekend's Renaissance Festival. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/18/2013

    Cong. Lois Capps reports from Washington, D.C. The Advocates--retired attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greenfelder--look at recent attempts by states to restrict abortion. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Caroline Israel talks about diet.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/17/2013

    Rick Lewis continues our discussion on race relations in America. Judy Salamacha previews this years' writers' conference at Cuesta College. What's happening with Kelrik Productions? We''ll find out. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pat Loomis introduces us Renee Richards.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/16/2013

    Is NSA leaker Edward Snowden a hero or villain? Let's debate. Sarah O'Leary updates us Obama's Affordable Care Act. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Anet Carlin and John Lambie help Atascadero celebrate 100 years.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/15/2013

    Local reaction to the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Gail Gresham needs host families for visiting high school students.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/12/2013

    Jennifer Stover discusses the lawsuit involving the Albertson's employee who claims she lost her baby due to stress. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. What's in a name? Let's look at popular names. Jesse Torrey visits from the SARP Center. Pet of the Week comes from county animal services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/11/2013

    Attorney Christine Hawley explains why she's representing Save Price Canyon. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Finds out what's happening in the Oceano Dunes. Win free tickets to see Garrison Keillor in Paso Robles. Learn about the new Farmers Market in Santa Maria. Community Spotlight shines on the grand opening of the Food Co-Op in SLO.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/10/2013

    Karen Velie from CalCoastNews updates us on local news stories. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Kevin Harris pays a visit from SLO Little Theater. Get ready for another edition of Radio-Tradio, swap meet on the air. And learn how you can help a little girl in need.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/09/2013

    Grover Beach mayor Debbie Peterson talks about dust and her petition drive. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Scott Yoo previews this summer's Festival Mozaic schedule. Wendy Eidson visits from the Film Festival.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/08/2013

    Bob Sachs talks about Death. The folks from SLO Pride preview this year's events and discuss recent Supreme Court rulings. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Greg McGill visits from Honor Flight.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/03/2013

    Conservative Bob salutes the Declaration of Independence. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about 4th of July fun in Morro Bay. Special edition of Pet of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/02/2013

    Historiam Jack Greene discusses aspects of the two great World Wars. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Local historian Joseph A. Carotenuti shares the history of the SLO County public library system. Kate Stulberg previews 4th of July in Cayucos.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/01/2013

    Greg Kudlick discusses the growing trend toward automation and robotics. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Steve Weiss weighs in on the Paula Dean controversy. A preview of upcoming holiday celebrations in Atascadero and Pismo Beach.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/28/2013

    State Assemblyman Katcho Achadjean takes your phone calls. Dr. Gary Foresman addresses current health issues relating to heart failure and depression. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn more about Goldens in the Park. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/27/2013

    We'll get local reaction to the death of county supervisor Paul Teixeria. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. San Luis Obispo city councilwoman Kathy Smith discusses recent news from City Hall. John Ewan talks up solar energy.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/26/2013

    We continue our conversation about Wine and Water in the North County. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call--Let's talk about today's historic Supreme Court rulings. Kristi Balzer visits from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Sharon Leigh previews this year's golf tournament on behalf of cancer research. Meet young Rodeo Queen Kara Kester.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/25/2013

    Susan Polk continues our series on "Waiting for ObamaCare." What can we expect come October 1? Steve Rebuck defends the Morro Bay Aquarium and responds to yesterday's show. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. A conversation with Archie McClaren.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/24/2013

    Veteran broadcast journalist Steffan Tubbs pays a visit. Let's talk about what happened--and what didn't happen--during last night's power shutdown. Activists trying to shut down the Morro Bay Aquarium make their case. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/21/2013

    Guy Rathbun discusses the future of radio. Steve Espinosa reports on what life is like in Florida, after leaving the Central Coast. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about this weekend's dog event in Morro Bay. Pet of the Week comes from count Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/20/2013

    The Advocates--retired attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder--take up the issue of government surveillance and individual privacy. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Jim Davis is organizing a benefit for Vets Experess. Mary Meserve-Miller pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/19/2013

    Analysis of yesterday's SLO City Council election and vote at the Pismo Beach city council. Dr. Larry Martinez discusses government surveillance and the NSA. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Learn about all the exciting shows coming to PCPA.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/18/2013

    Tim Gubbins and Colin Jones from CalTrans take your phone calls. David Mullinax from the League of California Cities reports on events out of Sacramento. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Theresa Harpin pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/17/2013

    Dave Watson and Carol Florence make the case for the controversial Spanish Springs development in Pismo Beach. Dr. Steve Sainsbury claim the country is addicted to firearms. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Heather Muran previews the annual Roll Out the Barrels wine celebration. Chef Dave Feldman pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/14/2013

    Michael Framberger and Ron Yukelson respond to your questions about health care reform and the Affordable Care Act. Learn about all the exciting shows coming in 2013-14 from the Clark Center. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet the editors of Equine and Canine News. Pet of the Week comes from County Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/13/2013

    Steve Lerian from Cal Poly Arts previews the upcoming season. Pismo Beach Mayor Shelly Higginbotham explains the logistics behind this weekend's Car Show. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Julie Tacker updates us on the MacDonald's controversy in Los Osos and secrecy in Oceano. Mark and Barbara Furia share Barbara's latest battle against cancer.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/12/2013

    State Sen. Boll Monning checks in from Sacramento and reports on state budget issues. Karen Velie and Kevin Rice discuss civility and local public officials. Jeff Eckles analyzes local economic issues. Meet the retiring CEO Of Goodwill.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/11/2013

    Local restaurant servers discuss their work--the good and the bad. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Ranger Daniel Gant brings in his canine companion and previews an upcoming fundraiser. Historian Doug Janzen updates us on the search for the missing movie set from the silent film classic "Ten Commandments" in the Guadalupe Dunes. Kirk and Jan Scott visit from the South County Historical Society.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/10/2013

    Richard Schmidt discusses water rates and the city of San Luis Obispo. Michele Dostert analyzes current national events. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Sue Luft and Diane Jackson talk about water and the North County. Cassandra Tarantino previews this weekend's production of Gilbert & Sullivan.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/07/2013

    Dave is away today, but tune in at 3:05 p.m. to hear guest hosts Suzan Vaughn and Jack Hardy along with Joe Bowman serving up Traffic and Weather.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/06/2013

    Karen Velie from CalCoastNews reports on the city of San Luis Obispo's decision to reinstate controversial firefighter Ryan Mason. A preview of an upcoming community forum of immigration reform. Restaurant critics Teri Bayus and Kathy Marcks Hardesty return. Meet the new head of the YMCA. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/05/2013

    Gordon Mullin talks about minimum wage. David Weisman introduces us to John Geesman, formerly with the California Energy Commission. Ellie Edwards reacts to the case of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl looking for a lung transplant. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/04/2013

    Dr. Don Morris serves up worldly advice to the Graduating Class of 2013. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Comedian Maddie Sinclair previews her upcoming gig at Linnaea's. Chris Aho and Wendy Lewis update us on the County Food Bank. Spotlight shines on CORE Dance Company.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/03/2013

    Chris Arend explains the controversy surrounding the IRS and the conservatives. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Sarah Jackson is new in town. What does she need to know about the SLO Life? Jake McGure talks about the next production at The Spot. Dr. Dan Eller recaps Saturday's KVEC visit to Hearst Castle.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/31/2013

    Annie Lorenzen reacts to the controversy surrounding Ambercrombie & Fitch. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Magician Rich Ferguson pays a visit. Dr. Paul Gergihou previews this weekend's Greek Festival in SLO. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/30/2013

    Kevin Rice weighs in on the SLO city council race. Why can't you buy a house in SLO? Realtor Steve Weiss explains the shortage. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Jeff Wade introduces us to Slow Money. Stacie Jacob and Dana Merrill pay a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/29/2013

    Dave comments on recent local stories in the news. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Columnist Judy Salamacha shares her new book about the origins of Bakersfield. Singer James Sweetwater brings his guitar.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/28/2013

    Karen Velie from CalCoastNews reports on the latest local stories. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Allison Cebuella shares her reasons for taking a job in New York. Dave pays tribute to the late great Gene Burns of KGO. The SLO city council race turns ugly.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/24/2013

    Jesse Swhanhuyser of the Sierra Club previews his speech in SLO next week about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Mr. Science pays a visit. Claire Sheehy reports on what's happening with the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services. Also, Koren War veteran Si Tennenberg will be outside of KVEC today starting at 3 p.m. with CARE packages for out troops in Afghanistan. Please come by and pick one up and take to the post office and have it shipped for $14.95. (Partial Show Available)
  • Dave Congalton - 05/23/2013

    Peggy Koteen introduces Katherine Stewart, author of "The Good News Club," a book that alleges that right-wing Christians are trying to destroy the American public education system. Mystery writer Dennis Palumbo discusses his new novel "Night Terrors." Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Tom Madsen and John Lindsey promote this year's "Lost at Sea." Charles Varney talks about cactus and succulents. There's a reason why.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/22/2013

    Hometown Attorney Jeff Stulberg explains recent calls to reduce the blood levels for DUI from .08 to .05. Kevin Harris and Patty Thayer visit from SLO Little Theatre. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. SLO Folks promotes upcoming concerts and gives away free tickets. Sasha Irving reports on the North County Arts Scene.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/21/2013

    Carlyn Christiansen makes her case to serve on the San Luis City Council in the current special election. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Susan Moran shares the heartbreak of a parent losing an adult child. Merrell Fankhauser remembers The Doors and discusses his new CD.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/20/2013

    Get ready for the Drive Time edition of Radio-Tradio, Swap Meet on the Air. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Erik Austin from Kelrik Productions needs a new home for his theater company. Victoria Carranaza discusses the upcoming Hike-A-Thon. Reilly Newman and Tracy Shewchuck preview a special workshop on creatvity.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/16/2013

    Paul Brown makes his case for election to the San Luis Obispo City Council. John Buerger discusses the national uproar over the IRS. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/14/2013

    Dave returns to the studio this afternoon at 3:05. Join Dave and Joe Bowman for a brand new edition of Hometown Radio.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/13/2013

    Caity McCardell and Steve Weiss guest host. Luis Escobar, open space advocate and ultra runner will talk about his work with the Tarajumara Indians in Northern Mexico. James Horvath, author of the newly published children's book "Dig, Dogs, Dig" will discuss the publishing process, writing and illustrating. Katie Lance CEO and Owner of Katie Lance Consulting joins us to discuss the Social Media phenomenon and its effect on businesses as well as our personal lives. Last Call with Steve and Joe.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/10/2013

    Guest Hosts Suzan Vaughn and Guy Murray. Last Call with Joe Bowman.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/09/2013

    Rosh Wright and Jeff Eckles guest host. Dana Kim Hixson, artist, talks about using recycled materials in her art. Montgomery Norton talks about his plans for a food and product co-op in North County. Virginia Marum of Vert Foods talks about her healthy living program. Jeff speaks with John Linn of Linn's Fruit Bin and Restaurant of Cambria. Last Call with Joe Bowman.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/08/2013

    Dave Cox and Ann Lorenzen guest host. Today we'll be talking about careers. Candy Markwith, CEO at Sierra Vista joins us along with Kristin Kenney and Luke Bayard, two members of the Cal Poly Entrepreneurs Club. Stacia Momburg and Ann Lorenzen will be palavering about pop culture and the differences in generational approaches and responses to it.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/07/2013

    Guy Rathbun and Tom Madsen guest host. Futurist Simon Anderson, "Ask a Futurist". Kids Cancer Research Foundation Executive Director Frank Kalman talks about recent successes in the quest to cure cancer. Tom Madsen and Karl Beck talk about hypocrisy in politics and the media and in life.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/06/2013

    Caity McCardell and Steve Weiss Guest Host. John Cornelius founder of Team Joseph inspires runners and parents by running with his son Joseph who has Cerebral Palsy. Michele Fellows talks about life threatening allergies. Robert Horch Parking Services Manager for the City of San Luis Obispo will discuss the status of the new parking meters and the parking situation in San Luis Obispo. Last Call with Steve and Joe.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/03/2013

    Why don't employees get vacation time like they do in Europe? Deborah Bayles joins in the conversation. Author Paul Ivey shares his new book about the history of Halcyon. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/02/2013

    Jeanne Dugger pays a visit. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. David Weisman previews Railroad Day. Mark DiMaggio discusses Spinning Against Finning. Dave and Teri Bayus talk about screenwriting and their upcoming seminar.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/01/2013

    John Spattafore makes his case to be on the SLO City Council. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Rick London visits from United Way. Meet Jack Little, founder of Got Your Back. Score a chance to be on the upcoming KVEC Hearst Castle tour.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/30/2013

    Hometown attorney Jeff Stulberg pays a visit. Historian Jack Greene shares his new book on Hitler and WW II. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/29/2013

    Former CAPSLO employees share their experiences. Plus Don Idler, Aaron Steed, Heather Osgood, nature expert Keith Hansen and Last Call featuring your phone calls.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/26/2013

    Ingrid Pires prepares to scale Half Dome. Military veterans from Mind Over Matter discuss PTSD. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Janna Nichols and Carly Neubert preview an event to help the homeless in South County. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/25/2013

    Marcia Guthrie from Save Price Canyon gives us an update. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Dave has a few thoughts. Meet the author of "Season of the Beast." Heather Muran pays a visit.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/24/2013

    Retired attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder discuss the major Supreme Court decisions that shaped our nation's history. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Meet some of our military veterans who recently went to D.C. on the Honor Flight. Gini Griffin updates us on the Monday Club. Kristi Balzer reports on the Point San Luis Lighthouse.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/23/2013

    Karen Velie and Josh Friedman continue their reporting on allegations involving CAPSLO. Dr. Karen Krahl discusses the need for creative self-expression. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Pat Loomis updates us on Fort Hope. Community Spotlight shines on the Piedras Blancas Lighthouse.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/22/2013

    Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Get ready for another round of "Brush with Greatness". Anna Barbosa introduces us to a local family who needs our help. Donna Jones and Erin McCall report on what's happens with Central Coast Children's Choir. Community Spotlight shines on Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. More chances to qualify for the Lighthouse Hike next week.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/19/2013

    American retro expert Chalres Phoenix returns for Part II of our preview of his Sunday performance at Cal Poly. Victoria Heckman gets Dave ready for Hawaii. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Daniel and Jamie Manalo ask for community support. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/18/2013

    Hometown Grocer John Spencer pays a visit. Meet Charles Phoenix and get a preview of his Sunday performance at Cal Poly. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call. Smitty Price talks about quilting.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/17/2013

    Dave returns to the studio today. Former U.S. Rep Andrea Seastrand introduces us to Kris Hunt from the Contra Coast County Taxpayers Association. Chris Arend provides analysis of the tragedy in Boston. Karen Velie reports on the latest from CalCoastNews. Joe Bowman joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/16/2013

    As Dave continues his search for his voice, tune in at 3:05 today to hear guest hosts Deborah Bayles and Jeff Eckles. Deborah talks with Dr. Goro Kato, Professor of Mathematics at Cal Poly about quantum mechanics and consciousness. Then, Dave Garth, retired CEO of the SLO Chamber, talks about his humanitarian adventures in Africa.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/15/2013

    Steve Weiss interviews Steve Lerian from Cal Poly Arts. Steve and Joe Bowman host Last Call. Jon Hansen chats with Kris Beal from this year's Earth Day Wine celebration.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/12/2013

    Dave continues to search for his voice, so Tom Madsen and Conservative Bob will host the show today along with Joe Bowman.

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