Dave Congalton Podcasts

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  • Dave Congalton - 06/23/2016

    Music historian Frank Warren talks about Paul McCartney. Steve Lerian introduces us to the new director of the Performing Arts Center. Plenty of items in the news to discuss. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/22/2016

    Dave revisits last week's show about gays and Christians. Steve Weiss joins Dave to talk about local banking. January Anderson introduces us to her mother, writer MJ Munro. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/21/2016

    Pro-nuclear supporters react to the decision to close Diablo Canyon. Meet Del Bigtree, producer of the controversial anti-vaccination documentary "Vaxxed." Author Yvonne Phillips talks about "The Winemaker's Dance." And Heather Muran from SLO Wine Country pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/20/2016

    Dave takes the day off, but tune in for guest hosts Gary J. Freiberg and Heidi Harmon. Craig Hill provides regular traffic updates. Dave returns on Tuesday.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/17/2016

    Sandra Gore Nielsen analyzes the latest on counter terrorism and events in Syria. Mr. Science talks about Galileo. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Linda Crawford brings in cats seeking homes from county Animal Services. Pie of the Week from Linn's of Cambria!
  • Dave Congalton - 06/16/2016

    Matt Trevisan joins in for Part II of our conversation about oak trees, Justin Winery, and Stewart Resnick. Recent graduates of the SLO County Veterans Court share their experiences. Jaimie Lewis opens up about postpartum depression. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/16/2016

    Reporter Dan Blackburn discusses the controversy in North County with a winery removing hundreds of oak trees. Dog lovers are upset that the Arroyo Grande dog park is not allowing pit bulls in. Pete Evans continues the conversation on guns. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/15/2016

    Reporter Dan Blackburn discusses the controversy in North County with a winery removing hundreds of oak trees. Dog lovers are upset that the Arroyo Grande dog park is not allowing pit bulls in. Pete Evans continues the conversation on guns. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/14/2016

    Jack Hardy continues the conversation about the Orlando mass shooting. Activist Mila Vujovich-LaBarre gives us an update on SLO City Hall activities. Meet author S. Christopher Weir. His book is "The Mad Crush." We preview the upcoming Gilbert and Sullivan musical. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/13/2016

    The entire broadcast focuses on the tragic shooting in Orlando, merely the latest in a series of tragic shootings in this country. Scheduled guests include Dr. Larry Houlgate and Thom and David Waldman. Craig Hill provides traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/10/2016

    Dr. Gary Foresman talks about the power of Belief in medicine. John Linn personally delivers the Pie of the Week and chats about the restaurant business. Learn what's happening this summer at the YMCA. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services. Craig joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/09/2016

    Dr. Don Morris and John Donovan give life advice to the graduating seniors of 2016. Meet the owners of Splash Cafe, Small Business of the Year for the Central Coast. Elizabeth Barrett from public radio pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/08/2016

    Dave reacts to yesterday's results in the California primary. Andrea Lueker, Harbor Manager of the Port San Luis Harbor District updates us on everything happening in Avila. Attorney Rory McGinty examines the controversy surrounding Donald Trump and judges. Joe Brittingham checks Wall Street. Sandi Sigurdsson celebrates 25 years of the SLO Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/07/2016

    Jesse Torrey from RISE reacts to the controversial sentencing of a Stanford college student convicted of rape. Meet Kendra Aronson, author of the "SLO Farmers Market Cookbook." Jeff Eckles and the president of the California Building Industry Association make the case for the $9 billion school bond on the November ballot. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/06/2016

    C.J. Silas, Rick London and Bob Sachs talk about the loss of boxing great and cultural icon Muhammed Ali. Animal Rights activist Peggy Koteen discusses the issue of zoos and animal safety. Kevin Harris from SLO Little Theatre previews "Bye Bye Birdie." Last chance to talk about your favorite candidate in our Election Eve Open ;Line during Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/03/2016

    Meet Santa Barbara mayor Helene Schneider, candidate for Congress. Karl Wittstrom of Margarita Adventures and Dave talk about zip lining! Dave and Craig break out the coconut cream pie from Linn's of Cambria. The Pet of the Week comes from SLO County Animal Services. Join Dave and Craig for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/02/2016

    High school seniors Aiden Beals and Devon Lum look at the controversy surrounding transgenders and bathrooms. Dr. Pete Keesling weighs in on the shooting of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. Wendy Lewis previews Hunger Awareness Day. Community Spotlight shines on the Home Front Warriors Project. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/01/2016

    Join Dave Congalton as he broadcasts live from the Alex Madonna Expo Center and interviews participants in the annual SLO Chamber Expo. Find out what's happening in the local business community. Craig Hill provides regular traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/31/2016

    Gordon Mullin talks about U.S.-Israeli relations. Donna Kelly from Paso Robles continues our discussion about teens and drugs in SLO County. Dr. Paul Georgihou gets us ready for this weekend's Greek Festival. Meet artist Colleen Gnos. Craig Hil joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/27/2016

    Veteran newscaster King Harris shares stories of covering Ronald and Nancy Reagan at the Western White House during the 1980s. Community Spotlight shines on the Central Coast Maritime Museum. WIN A FREE LINN'S PIE. Get your dialing finger ready. Meet the Pet of the Week from county animal services. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/26/2016

    Si Tenenberg asks for your help in sending CARE packages to US troops overseas. Small business owner Verena Maier gets ready to take on Williams-Sonoma. Community Spotlight shines on the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Learn about the Santa Maria Car Show. Craig Hil joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/25/2016

    Financial adviser John Buerger pays a visit. Julie Tacker addresses recent activity with the Los Osos CSD. Tina Dickason updates us on the Cambria CSD. Dan Blackburn talks about the decline of local newspapers.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/24/2016

    San Diego businesswoman Alice Smith shares stories of immigrants who come to this country illegally. Jeff Buckingham and Josh Erdman celebrate 20 years of SOFTEC. Get a preview of Tuesday night's Arroyo Grande city council meeting. Sasha Irving talks about the Paso Robles art scene. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/23/2016

    Greg King from California Fresh Markets gives his take on the local grocery store situation. Learn what Atascadero is doing to fight heroin addiction among young people. Charlotte Meade visits from Meade Canine Rescue in Creston. The annual Succulent and Cactus Show is coming up. We've got details. Plus Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/20/2016

    Transgender advocate Jessica Lynn wades into the transgender bathroom debate. Meet Kaitlin Rookus, Peace Corps volunteer just back from Zambia. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week from county Animal Services and enjoy cherry tart pie from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/19/2016

    Annie Lorenzen discusses the Art of Public Apology. Think government is inefficient and wasteful. Think again. Get a preview of Saturday's Vintage Trailer show in Pismo Beach. Community Spotlight shines on the Master Chorale. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/18/2016

    Meet Tom Del Baccaro, former chair of the California Republican Party and candidate for the US Senate. Bernie Sanders supporters turned ugly in Nevada. Dr. Michael Latner explains why. Rory McGinty reacts to a new study suggesting legalization of marijuana could bring in an additional $20 billion annually. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/17/2016

    Part II of our focus on political flyers in the current election cycle. Meet congressional candidate John Uebersax. Time to clean out your garage. Another round of Radio-Tradio, Swap Meet on the Air. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/16/2016

    Salud Carbajal is trying to link Katcho Achadjian to Donald Trump. Is that a fair charge? Let's talk. Dr. Larry Martinez ponders whether Amazon.com is the new Wal Mart. Steve Lerian previews the remaining shows at Cal Poly Arts. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/13/2016

    Dave is off celebrating his birthday today, but tune in to Hometown Radio today at 3:05 for guest hosts Suzan Vaughn and Mila Vujovich-LaBarre. Dave returns on Monday. Craig Hill has Central Coast traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/12/2016

    Meet John Hamon, candidate for District 1 county supervisor. Conservative Bob takes us along historic Route 66. Jamie Maraviligia-Manalo talks about March for Babies. Tracy McConnell visits from Friends of Hearst Castle. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/11/2016

    Salud Carbajal, candidate for Congress pays a visit. Meet author and chef Margaux Sky, host of a new Saturday show on KVEC. Artist Dale Evers looks back on his amazing career. Craig Hill joins Dave of rLast Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/10/2016

    Dave and Craig continue the discussion of Jared Springer, the young man with a brain tumor barred by AGHS from attending his senior prom. Meet congressional candidate William Ostrander. Win free tickets to the upcoming SLO Jazz Festival. Learn about upcoming special events in the community.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/09/2016

    Grocer John Spencer defends the mayor of Arroyo Grande against attacks by a city councilwoman. Dr. Don Morris wants to know what priorities should be for government spending. Local historian Michael Burrell shares the story of the Pacific Railway System. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/06/2016

    Cayucos residents talk about the closing of the Cayucos Vets Hall. Lance Parker takes us around Iceland. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line. Meet the Pet of the Week from county Animal Services and learn about the Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/05/2016

    Dan Carpenter brings his campaign for District 3 county supervisor to the studio. Former KVEC news director Conni Gordon looks back on her days in radio. Ann Davenport Lucas previews upcoming concerts at Alan Hancock College. Learn more about an upcoming wine symposium. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/04/2016

    Meet Eric Micheilssen, who is challenging Debbie Arnold for District 5 county supervisor. Sandra Gore Nielsen analyzes the latest in the Middle East and the war on terror. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/03/2016

    Stew Jenkins from the ACLU talks about recent important court rulings. Activist Heidi Harmon updates us on Bernie Sanders and the upcoming Democratic convention. Joe Brittingham gives us the latest economic news. Learn what happened with the collapse of the 7-story project proposed for downtown SLO. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 05/02/2016

    Paso Robles mayor Steve Martin explains why he wants to be a county supervisor. More discussion on the controversy surrounding the Cambria CSD. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/29/2016

    Katcho Achadjean runs for Congress and takes your phone calls. Activist Mila Vujovich-LaBarre discusses issues facing San Luis Obispo. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Meet some lovely cats from County Animal Services and savor the chicken pot pie from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/28/2016

    Public radio guru Guy Rathbun talks about newspapers and online papers who struggle with trolls. Restaurant critic Kathy Marcks Hardesty discusses current culinary trends. Jesse Roberts shares news from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Cassie Tarantino pays a visit. Craig Hil joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/27/2016

    Meet Debbie Peterson, candidate for District 3 county supervisor. Residents of Cambria are furious over the prospect of paying Jerry Gruber more than $300,000 in salary and benefits. Let what's happening at the Monday Club. Community Spotlight shines on Friday Night Live Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/26/2016

    Meet John Peschong, candidate for District 1 county supervisor race. Time for another Hometown Radio Straw Poll: Who will you vote for as supervisor? Scott Radovich talks about the movie "To Kill a Mockingbird". We preview exciting events taking place in Cambria. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/22/2016

    Scheduled guests include Robert Sachs and Steve Weiss. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line. We also break out the Pie of the Week from Linn's of Cambria and meet the Petof the Week from Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/21/2016

    Candidate Dawn Legg makes her case to be elected to the state assembly. Rick London from United Way brings singer Louie Ortega with him. Meet Pat Loomis from Fort Hope. Jacqueline Frederick updates us on the Latino Outreach Council. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/20/2016

    David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder, AKA "The Advocates" return to tackle political correctness. Craig Schafer previews "Richard III" at PCPA. Jan Sprague updates us on her volunteer work with the children of Nepal. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/19/2016

    Meet congressional candidate Justin Fareed. Jennifer Adams from RISE talks about sexual assault. Artist Michael Ackerman offers commentary on life in SLO. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/18/2016

    Ron De Carli from SLOCOG explains the proposed half cent tax increase to improve infrastructure in SLO County. J.D. Hardy talks about the late Merle Haggard. Community Spotlight shines on the Alzheimer's Association. Learn what's new with the League of Women Voters. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/18/2016

    Ron De Carli from SLOCOG explains the proposed half cent tax increase to improve infrastructure in SLO County. J.D. Hardy talks about the late Merle Haggard. Community Spotlight shines on the Alzheimer's Association. Learn what's new with the League of Women Voters. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/15/2016

    Meet Jordan Cunningham, candidate for state assembly. Joe Brittingham delivers the latest in economic news. Tom Madsen updates us on life in Sacramento. Rick Abbott pays a visit. Learn about what's happening at Ballet Theater SLO. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/14/2016

    Meet Jordan Cunningham, candidate for state assembly. Joe Brittingham delivers the latest in economic news. Tom Madsen updates us on life in Sacramento. Rick Abbott pays a visit. Learn about what's happening at Ballet Theater SLO. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/13/2016

    County supervisor Debbie Arnold makes her case for re-election. Pete Pepper talks talk military veterans and PTSD. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/12/2016

    Candidate Matt Kokkonen makes his case to go to Congress. Dave Abrecht gives us the latest on bikes in SLO County. Singer Ynana Rose pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/11/2016

    Dr. Robert J. Holzhauer talks about allergies. Dr. Larry Martinez looks at space satellites and current issues in space exploration. Steve Lerian previews remaining shows at Cal Poly Arts for 2015-2016. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/08/2016

    Dave returns to the microphone: Dan Blackburn of CalCoastNews discusses his most recent essay. Dave meets the Pet of the Week and enjoys banana cream pie from Linn's. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/07/2016

    Tune in for guest host Zette Harbour. Keep listening for our other guest host Julie Tacker.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/06/2016

    Tune in for guest host Zette Harbour. Keep listening for our other guest host Julie Tacker.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/05/2016

    Tune in for guest host Judy Salamacha. Keep listening for our other guest host Jeff Stulberg.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/04/2016

    Tune in for guest host Rosh Wright. Keep listening for our other guest host Annie Lorenzen.
  • Dave Congalton - 04/01/2016

    Meet the official snow surveyor for the state of California. Historian Roger Hall looks at today's presidential race. Dale McGee introduces us to Pet of the Week and sticks around for quiche from Linn's. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/31/2016

    David Baumgarten shares his new memoir about his remarkable life. Author Lynne Ludwick talks about the Viet Nam war and her boom "The Box." Community spotlight shines on Pacific Wildlife Care. Learn about the upcoming orchid show. Craig Hill joins Dave for our nightly open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/30/2016

    KVEC news anchor Dick Mason hosts the first half of today's show. During the second half, enjoy a "Best of Dave." Craig Hill has live traffic updates throughout the show. Dave is scheduled to return on Wednesday.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/29/2016

    KVEC news anchor Dick Mason hosts the first half of today's show. During the second half, enjoy a "Best of Dave." Craig Hill has live traffic updates throughout the show. Dave is scheduled to return on Wednesday.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/28/2016

    Julie Tacker guests hosts and speaks with Brad Snook, Co-Chair of the SLO Surfrider Foundation about the desalination project at Diablo Canyon.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/25/2016

    Dave hosts the first two hours of the show with Pet of the Week, Pie of the Week from Linn's, and Mr. Science.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/24/2016

    Dave previews the coming Orchid Festival and salutes the music of Roy Orbison. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/23/2016

    Guest Host Jim Seybert hosts the second half of today's show. Enjoy a Best of Dave during the first half of the show. Craig Hill had live traffic updates throughout the show. (Parital show available.)
  • Dave Congalton - 03/21/2016

    Dave is back (sort of) from vacation and will share his journey. Also, Peggy Koteen from Animal Emancipation pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/18/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Deobrah Bayles. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Mila Vujovich-LaBarre.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/17/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Jennifer Adams. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Steve Weiss.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/16/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Dave Cox. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Dr. Scott Robertson.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/15/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Kac Young. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Jeff Stuhlberg.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/14/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Julie Tacker. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Annie Lorenzen.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/11/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Suzan Vaughn. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Jack Hardy.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/10/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Elizabeth Barrett. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Jim Seybert.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/09/2016

    Tune in from 3 to 5 for guest host Gary J Freiberg. Stay tuned from 5 to 7 for guest host Lynn Compton.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/08/2016

    Our High School Advocates return to examine the War on Drugs. Morro Bay residents are upset at plans to relocate the sewer plant. Core Dance Company has a new show. Meet some student screenwriters participating in next week's film festival. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/07/2016

    Our High School Advocates return to examine the War on Drugs. Morro Bay residents are upset at plans to relocate the sewer plant. Core Dance company has a new show. Meet some student screenwriters participating in next week's film festival. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/04/2016

    Arroyo Grande prepares to take up the issue of medical marijuana dispensaries. Cal Poly student Mallory St. George still feels the Bern. Harvey Levenson and Paula Matlo update us on the upcoming Joe Schwartz photo exhibit at the Smithsonian. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy Dutch apple pie from Linn's of Cambria. Dave and Craig have Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/03/2016

    Conservative Bob reacts to Mitt Romney's speech and talks about the division in the Republican Party. Tarren Collins and David Georgi update us on the fight to keep Ontario Ridge open to the public. Steve Lerian from Cal Poly Arts visits. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/02/2016

    COLAB executive director Mike Brown addresses issues facing SLO County. Joe Brittingham checks the pulse of Wall Street. Filmmaker Ben Cooper previews his latest work. Singer Dulcie Taylor performs in-studio. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 03/01/2016

    Leslie Halls takes a look at the status of San Luis Obispo's finances. Mike Hughes makes the case for Hillary Clinton. CanZona Women's Ensemble previews their upcoming concert. Laura Grace talks about the Central Coast Women's Symposium. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/26/2016

    Local activists want SLO to adopt a building moratorium policy. Local photographer Brittany App wants to make a documentary about water. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Larry Kahn from county Animal Services introduces us to the Pet of the Week. Blueberry pie (yum!) from Linn's will be devoured quickly.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/25/2016

    A visit with Kevin Harris from San Luis Little Theatre. The Community Spotlight shines on SCORE. Connie O'Henley previews upcoming shows at the Clark Center. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/24/2016

    Meet a pair of Israeli soldiers who will preview tonight's presentation at Cal Poly. Activist Kevin Rice looks at local campaign financing for the June primary. John Lindsey explains why El Nino is missing. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/23/2016

    Cal Poly faculty members explain the reasons behind the upcoming April strike. Phyllis Madonna previews her annual Musical Review. Judy Salamacha pays a visit. Community Spotlight shines on the County Commission on Women. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/22/2016

    Historian Michael Burrell reacts to the decision to deny WWII women aviators the right to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Heidi Harmon, just back from the Nevada caucuses, explains what next for Bernie Sanders. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/19/2016

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  • Dave Congalton - 02/18/2016

    Reporter Dan Blackburn gives us the latest on the North County water situation. Santa Gore Nielsen analyzes the supposed cease-fire in Syria. Therapist Elizabeth Barrett makes a house call. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/17/2016

    Attorneys Andy Greensfelder and David Holmes look at the current Supreme Court controversy and other issues in the news. Tom Madsen checks in from Sacramento. Author/Chef Kac Young pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/16/2016

    Writer Teri Bayus is just off the plane from Paris and London where she investigated the Airbnb experience. Guy Rathbun pays a visit. Chris Barnicle reports on everything happening with the SLO County Library system. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/15/2016

    A San Luis Obispo couple protests the new city rental inspection law. Attorney Chris Arend talks about the impact of the late Supreme Court Justice Scalia. Will Powers gives us Socialism 101. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/12/2016

    Bestselling author Jay Asher talks about bullying and how "13 Reasons Why" will soon be a series on Netflix. Gary J. Freiberg helps Dave pick the worst songs ever recorded. Grier Eubanks update sis on County Animal Services and sticks around for pie from Linn's of Cambria. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/11/2016

    Dr. Steve Sainsbury address concerns over the Zika Virus. We follow up on the vote of the California Coastal Commission. Tara Malzone reports on the Central Coast Aquarium. Charlotte Alexander talks about the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/10/2016

    Analysis and reaction to today's California Coastal Commission hearings. Joe Brittingham updates us on the economy. Carolie Coffey talks about the lost art of conversation. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/09/2016

    Dave takes the day off, but there's still plenty of reason to tune in to Hometown Radio today at 3:05. Guest host Julie Tacker takes the first half of the show and interviews Chuck Cesena from the Los Osos CSD. Julie also discusses the latest from the South County Sanitation District controversy. Guest host Mila Vujovich-LaBarre takes over the second half of the show with a wide range of guests including Dr. Clint Slaughter and Dr. Jonathan York. Craig Hill keeps his eye on local traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/08/2016

    Cal Poly professor Michael Costello shares his experiences working in the recent Iowa presidential caucuses. Dave talks about the relationship between people and their dogs. Community Spotlight shines on Ballet Theatre San Luis Obispo. Carl Hansen and Wendy Lewis report on the County Food Bank. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/05/2016

    Opponents to the Phillips 66 "oil train" make their case on the eve of the county planning commission meeting. Hometown Dentist Dr. Pam Dassenko pays a visit. Morro Bay writer Jack Smith has a story being made into a Hollywood film. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/04/2016

    Opponents to the Phillips 66 "oil train" make their case on the eve of the county planning commission meeting. Hometown Dentist Dr. Pam Dassenko pays a visit. Morro Bay writer Jack Smith has a story being made into a Hollywood film. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/03/2016

    Opponents to the Phillips 66 "oil train" make their case on the eve of the county planning commission meeting. Hometown Dentist Dr. Pam Dassenko pays a visit. Morro Bay writer Jack Smith has a story being made into a Hollywood film. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/02/2016

    Jack Hardy picks the winners and losers from the Iowa Caucuses. Roger Freberg shares his passion for collecting rare books. Meet some local artists involved in SLOPE. Community Spotlight shines on a big fundraiser for the Prado Day Center. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 02/01/2016

    Larry Davis explains the background on the Oregon standoff. Lance Parker reacts to recent store closures by Wal Mart. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy chicken pot pie from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/29/2016

    Larry Davis explains the background on the Oregon standoff. Lance Parker reacts to recent store closures by Wal Mart. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy chicken pot pie from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/28/2016

    Janna Nichols of the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition explains the challenges unfolding down in Grover Beach. Rick London of United Way pays a visit. Win free tickets to upcoming Cal Poly Arts shows. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/27/2016

    Activist Mila Vujovich-La Barre talks about height restrictions in downtown San Luis Obispo and previews the upcoming city planning commission meeting. Heidi Harmon explains the Bernie Sanders phenomenon. Who are you voting for in the District 3 supervisor race: Adam Hill, Dan Carpenter, or Debbie Peterson? Kevin Rice from SLO Integrity previews tomorrow night's candidate debate and analyzes the race. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/26/2016

    Restaurant server Lynn Ward talks about customer service. Don Lampson drops by with his guitar. Jim Davis previews upcoming concert by Symphony of the Vines. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/25/2016

    Dr. Michael Latner looks at the Iowa presidential caucuses with one week to go. Cameron Carpenter, organ player, returns to the PAC. Meet Michael Joseph, founder of "Ten Talks." Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/22/2016

    Caren Ray talks about her return to teaching and remembering the special teachers in our lives. Psychologist Elizabeth Barrett discusses the concept of Change and how to cope with change. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Craig and Dave meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy the Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/21/2016

    Karen Velie and Arroyo Grande mayor Jim Hill react to the new report outlining allegations of fraud and mismanagement at the South County Sanitation District. Steve Weiss pays a visit. Connie O'Henley previews upcoming shows at the Clark Center. Learn what's happening at SLO Toastmasters. Craig Hill joins Dave forLast Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/20/2016

    Richard Schmidt talks about salaries for city employees and other issues facing San Luis Obispo. Bruce Sanborn discusses the future of the Fremont Theater. Win free tickets to see Los Lobos at the PAC. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/19/2016

    Jim Seybert explains the controversy surrounding the renaming of landmarks in Yosemite National Park. Dr. Will Powers looks at the current state of race relations. Jack Greene talks about oil. Win free tickets to see Los Lobos at the PAC on Friday night. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. (*Note: Audio quality is poor)
  • Dave Congalton - 01/18/2016

    Dr. Michael Latner looks at the controversy surrounding Ted Cruz and U.S. citizenship. Dr. Don Ryujin discusses racism and the upcoming Martin Luther King barbecue. Joe Brittingham talks about the economy. Learn about the upcoming "Ten Talks" program. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/15/2016

    Middle East expert Sandra Gore Nielsen briefs us on the latest. Del Franklin and Stacey Warde pay a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave meets the Pet of the Week and savors the Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/14/2016

    Lori French from Women for Fisheries discusses the plight of the local fishing community. Jack Stevens and Sean Donahoe look at the issue of medical marijuana and AB 266. Sam Cotton salutes the great Westerns of John Wayne. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/13/2016

    District Attorney Dan Dow defends himself against recent criticism by the Tribune and two local county supervisors. Attorney Guy Murray discusses legal trusts and wills. Christine Hill and Lee Ferrero update us on Lee's battle against Alzheimer's. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/12/2016

    Live coverage of the State of the Union Address begins at 6 p.m. What's your Powerball Winning fantasy? Let's talk about odds. Syd Carr pays a visit. Matthew Green updates us on Community Programs at Cuesta College. Bettina Swigger visits from Festival Mosaic.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/11/2016

    Chris Arend introduces his new anti-Hillary campaign. Gary J. Freiberg reacts to the death of rocker David Bowie. Dave visits with his high school radio teacher, Mr. Schultz. Michelle Jenkins visits from the Children's Museum. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/08/2016

    Today we begin our 25th season of local broadcasting. New chair of the county board of supervisors, Lynn Compton, pays a visit. Activist Julie Tacker looks at the mess within Arroyo Grande City Hall. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week and veg out on quiche from Linn's of Cambria. Last Call, our nightly Open Line ends the show.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/07/2016

    Today marks my 24th anniversary on KVEC radio. Join us starting at 3:05 for James Sweetwater, the "Troubadour of Templeton," our resident restaurant critics Kathy Marcks Hardesty and Teri Bayus, plus special guest Dr. Steven Johnson, the retina specialist who has been trying for 14 months to save the vision in my left eye.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/06/2016

    Veteran newscaster Dick Mason returns to KVEC. He'll discuss the state of radio news and his recent battle with a local county supervisor. Long-time resident Marilyn Leverich reminds us of the way San Luis Obispo used to be. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/05/2016

    North County Jim talks about Obama and guns. Joe Brittingham looks at the economy. Lauren Banderi previews upcoming SLO Jewish Film Festival Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 01/04/2016

    It's our first broadcast of 2016. Give Bob Sachs your birth date, he'll tell you what kind of year you'll have. Thousands of new laws take effect in California, including controversial items involving guns and vaccines. Annie Lorenzen reacts. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/30/2015

    Local nonprofits call in and make the case for last minute support as the year runs out. Joe Brittingham reviews the year on Wall Street. Special edition of Pet of the Week and Pie of the Week. Dave serves up Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/29/2015

    South County Jim wants senior drivers under control. Alison Cebuella makes her annual visit. Ann Spencer shares the adventures of a cross-country train trip. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/28/2015

    Attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder analyze whether nor not the United States is heading in the wrong direction. Joe Brittingham reviews 2015 on Wall Street. Dave looks back on the year on Hometown Radio. Craig Hil joins in for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/23/2015

    Historian Jim Gregory talks about WWII and Japanese internment. Christmas gifts for President Obama, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton. Special edition of Pet of the Week and Pie of the Week. Dave does his annual reading of "Ho Ho: The Dog Who Saved Christmas." Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/22/2015

    Dr. Don Morris pays a holiday visit. Is there a link between new home construction and Valley Fever? Musician Merrell Fankhauser shares his music and adventures. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/21/2015

    William Ostrander reacts to Saturday night's Democratic presidential debate. Film editor Stephen Myers unveils his new web site moviemaximum.com. Lisa Nauful previews the New Year's Eve Symphony concert. Let's talk about drug and alcohol addiction. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/18/2015

    Jeff Eckles of the Homebuilders Association talks about development in San Luis Obispo. Craig Hill reviews the new Star Wars movie and joins Dave for Last Call. We meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy the Pie of the Week from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/17/2015

    Matt Kokkonen compares the current Syrian refugee crisis to his own family's experience during WW II. Pete Evans continues the conversation about development and San Luis Obispo. Craig Hill reports from the Fremont Theater as the latest "Star Wars" movie gets ready to premiere.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/16/2015

    Veteran broadcaster Tom Madsen says goodbye to the Central Coast as he plans a move to Sacramento. Tom and Dave will reminisce and welcome your phone calls from 4:05 to 7 p.m. Also, Dr. Larry Martinez pays a visit during the opening hour. Craig Hill keeps an eye on local traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/15/2015

    Arroyo Grande city councilman Tim Brown talks about the Briscoe Road interchange and council/staff relations. Debbie Peterson reports on the latest from the South County Sanitation District. Dave follows up on recent discussions about the city of San Luis Obispo. Al Brill has tax tips for seniors. Tom Davies promotes a special holiday performance. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/14/2015

    Mila Vujovich-Labarre continues our discussion about city politics and developers. Steve Lerian promotes upcoming shows at Cal Poly Arts. John Lindsey gives us a weather update. Time to take your kids ice skating! Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/11/2015

    Gary J. Freiberg notes the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. Dave talks about the "toxic nature" of his show and rising developer influence in SLO County. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. We meet the Pet of the Week and sample Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/10/2015

    Richard Schmidt expresses concern over the trend in San Luis Obispo to build higher and block the view. Author Jim Gregory talk about local history. Tom Madsen pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/09/2015

    Tune in today at 3:05 as Dave and Beth Raub co-host the 6th Annual KVEC Radio-O-Thon on behalf of the SLO County Women's Shelter. Listen to survivors of domestic violence share their stories and learn how you can help bring a little holiday cheer to local families. Santa Claus will be outside our studio today from 3 to 7. Bring the kids and drop by 51 Zaca Lane, Suite 100, off S. Higuera in San Luis Obispo. Say hi to Santa and drop off a donation for the Women's Shelter.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/08/2015

    Dave covers guns, ballet, the economy, Trump and other current topics, taking your phone calls along the way. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/07/2015

    Tune in today at 3:05 for a special edition of Hometown Radio as Dave broadcasts live from Cafe Roma in historic Railroad Square. Schedule guests include Mayor Jan Marx, musician Louie Ortega, historians James Papp and Eva Ulz, plus Marco Rizzo and the staff of Cafe Roma. Craig Hill keeps an eye on local traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/04/2015

    The discussion about San Bernardino continues. Author/Photographer Tony Hertz shares his new book about the Nine Sisters. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy the Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/03/2015

    Dave offers a public forum on yesterday's mass shooting in San Bernardino. Craig Hill provides local traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/02/2015

    Dr. Will Powers decries racism in the US. Author and pet expert Darlene Arden discusses giving marijuana....to dogs. John Lindsey and Jesse Roberts visit from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. Meet David George, president of the California Writers Club and learn more about the new local CWC chapter. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 12/01/2015

    Conservative Bob talks about Allen and John Foster Dulles, two brothers who shaped American foreign policy after World War II. Kevin Rice discusses local media. Jennifer Martin spotlights upcoming performances at Cuesta College Learn about an upcoming production of "Babes in Toyland". Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/30/2015

    Julie Mickelberry of Planned Parenthood reacts to the tragic shooting in Colorado. Reporter Dan Blackburn of CalCoastNews discusses recent local stories of interest. Community Spotlight shines on the Five Cities Homeless Coalition. Dave shares his holiday visit to Catalina. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/25/2015

    Listen to a retire military colonel outline a response to the ISIS threat. Historian Michael Burrell looks at how we treated refugees in 1939. John Linn talks pie as Dave and Craig eat. Meet the Pet of the Week from county Animal Services. Craig handles traffic updates and joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/24/2015

    Sandra Nielsen discusses the downing of a Russian fighter jet. Peggy Koteen offers meat free options for Thanksgiving. Find out what's happening at the county Food Bank. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/23/2015

    Former deputy district attorney Karen Gray discusses her recent Letter to the Editor about embattled local judge John Trice. Dr. Larry Martinez explains the current trend of campus protests across the nation. Steve Weiss pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/20/2015

    Shane Williams from Mac Superstore gets us ready for the holidays. Mr. Science talks about the metric system and whether or not we should flip over. Meet the Pet of the Week and listen in as Dave and Craig tackle Linn's Pie of the Week. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/19/2015

    Guy Murray reacts to today's House vote on the Syrian refugee issue. Heidi Harmon explains the Paris climate change conference. Agent Bill Senna talk about health care options for seniors. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/18/2015

    While Dave's down at UCLA today, tune in and enjoy guest hosts Rosh Wright and Eric Veium. Craig Hill has traffic updates. Dave returns on Thursday.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/17/2015

    What to do about the Syrian refugees? Let's talk. Will Powers argues that the U.S. has brought much of the terrorist-related problems on itself. Win tickets to upcoming shows.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/16/2015

    We get perspective on the terrorist attacks in Paris and implications for the U.S. Scheduled guests include Sandra Gore Nielsen and Chris Arend.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/13/2015

    Dave is away today. Tune in at 3:05, though, and enjoy his guest hosts: Suzan Vaughn and Gary J. Freiberg. Pet of the Week comes from County Animal Services. Craig Hill provides regular Traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/12/2015

    Dave and Craig hold a joke contest. Be funny and you can win tickets to see Riverdance at the PAC next week. Singer James Sweetwater brings his guitar and enjoys some pecan pie from Linn's. Author Destry Ramey has a new book for dog lovers. Marion Curtis needs help with Operation Christmas Box. Joe Brittingham gives us a Wall Street update. Cal Poly professor Bianca Rosenthal has written a memoir.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/11/2015

    Andy Greensfelder and David Holmes look at Medicare after 50 years--success or failure? Veterans Jack Jones and Don Morris share their military experience. Community Spotlight shines on the League of Women Voters. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/10/2015

    Jack Hardy discusses public attitudes nationally towards law enforcement. Rick London explains the history of the People's Temple in Hacyon. Learn about the new North County Leadership Program. Community Spotlight shines on the North County Humane Society. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/09/2015

    A Los Osos woman shares the story of her first husband's suicide -- and its aftermath. Ty Smith checks in from Hearst Castle. Tom Wilmer continues our Veterans Day discussion with the story of Morro Bay during World War II. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/06/2015

    Embattled Arroyo Grande planning commissioner John Mack wants to keep his job. Activist Julie Tacker provides the background on the Mack case. Peggy Wilson of Grass Roots needs help in preparing and serving Thanksgiving meals. Dave and Craig meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy pumpkin pie (!) from Linn's of Cambria. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/05/2015

    Anet Carlin shares her concerns about guns. Bob Brown and Garry Brill promote a Veterans Day event. Dave puts himself in the unusual position of defending Donald Trump. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/04/2015

    Will Powers wants to abolish time zones and make everywhere the same time. Bob Sachs pays a visit. Dave discusses current stories in the news. Win free tixs to upcoming shows at the PAC. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/03/2015

    Sam Cotton talks about vintage TV Westerns. Steve Lerian previews upcoming shows at the Cal Poly Arts. Get ready for another edition of Radio-Tradio, Swap Meet on the air. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 11/02/2015

    The Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on a proposed medical marijuana facility for Nipomo. Listen in as the owner makes her case today. Sandra Gore Nielsen gives us the latest on President Obama and Syria. Heather Muran and Brian Talley talk about wine. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/30/2015

    4th District county supervisor Lynn Compton discusses this week's voter on water. Maestro Michael Nowak talks about his new orchestra. Ingrid Pires drops by for a piece of cherry pie from Linn's. Meet the Pet of the Week from county animal services. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/29/2015

    Dawn Legg and Frank Scotti discuss the challenge of moving away from fossil fuel dependence. Peggy Koteen and Laura Abate react to the recent WHO report on meat causing cancer. Mike Spangler fights Pismo Beach city hall. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/28/2015

    Meet the proponents of a new psychiatric facility in Templeton. Dr. Fred Vernacchia reminds us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Kevin Patrick Sullivan previews the SLO Poetry Festival. Learn what's happening with Symphony of the Vines. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/27/2015

    CalTrans officials stop by to update us on local construction projects and take your phone calls. Kevin Harris and Susie Newman preview the new production from SLO Little Theatre. Dave gives away free tickets. Craig joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/26/2015

    Hear a hotel guest horror story. Has this ever happened to you? Eva Ulz and Joseph Carotenuti report on everything happening at the History Center. Joe Brittingham checks the economy. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/23/2015

    Dr. Gary Foresman of Middle Path Medicine pays a visit. Let's get an update on what's happening in Los Osos. Mystery write rTony Piazza discusses his new book. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call. We'll meet the Pet of the Week and indulge in the Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/22/2015

    Conservative Bob talks about the new movie "Bridge of Spies" and takes us back to the days of the Cold War. Jeni and Billy celebrate Appalachian Folk music. Chris Hagerty chats about scouting opportunities. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/21/2015

    Actor Jeff Daniels shares his more musical side and previews his upcoming concert at the PAC (plus free tickets!) Dr. Larry Martinez pays a visit. Live music from Billy Foppiano. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/20/2015

    Cong. Lois Capps reports on what's happening in Washington and her opposition to the Phillips 66 railroad project. On the eve of "Back to the Future Day," Tom Madsen and Karl Beck look 30 years into the future. We preview the annual "Soup-a-Bration" event. Meet young actors getting ready to perform Shakespeare in the park. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/19/2015

    Dave broadcasts live from Linn's Restaurant in the East Village of Cambria. His guests include author Catherine Ryan Hyde, Tracy McConnell from Friends of Hearst Castle, plus the Linn family. Also, complete coverage of the Cambria Scarecrow Festival. And meet the Town Criers of Cambria. Craig Hill keeps an eye on local traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/16/2015

    Dale McGee talks about bosses; the good, the bad, and the ugly. Arroyo Grande Andy is back. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. We meet the Pet of the Week from Animal Services and sample salmon quiche from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/15/2015

    County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong explains the new California "motor-voter" law. Gary J. Freiberg pays a visit. Learn about this weekend's "Evening in Greece" celebration. Anita Shower and Peter Candella preview the Clam Festival in Pismo Beach. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/14/2015

    Historian Michael Burrell discusses whether or not more guns might have protected the Jews in Nazi Germany. Win free tickets to see "The Hit Men" at the PAC Saturday night. Beth Raub visits from the Womens Shelter. Meet nutritionist Josie Traub. Steve Weiss sits in on Last Call with Craig Hill.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/13/2015

    Joseph Brocato organizes a tribute to local war veterans. Heidi Harmon previews tonight's Democratic debate and explains the new climate change law. We preview the upcoming Disabilities Conference at Cuesta College. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/12/2015

    Lance Parker sounds the alarm over the loss of individual privacy. Meet science whiz Dr. Kaboom. Warren Balfour previews an upcoming event at Cuesta College. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/09/2015

    Eric Velum explains the concept of a Community Choice Energy Program and why county supervisors recently voted to study the idea. Larry Davis discusses the revolution taking place inside the Republican party. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. We eat pie from Linn's of Cambria and meet the Pet of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/08/2015

    Larry Grant and Hilary Roberts share their frustration in living across the street from the House form Hell in Los Osos. Let's talk restaurants: Up today is Upper Crust in SLO. Kevin McCarthy is out of the running for Speaker of the House. Now what? Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/06/2015

    The majority of today's broadcast will address the issue of guns. If you believe the problem with violence is caused by excessive access to guns, Dave wants to know your plan for curbing gun availability. Also, Community Spotlight shines on OperaSLO and their newest production.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/05/2015

    Middle East analyst Sandra Gore Nielsen updates us on Russia and Syria. Judy Mahan from Cal Poly talks business. Dixie Parker from Central Coast Follies has free tickets to give away. Angela Lansbury is coming to the Central Coast. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 10/02/2015

    Mike Brown from COLAB addresses issues facing the county. Julie Tacker and April McLaughlin focus on the CSD mess in Los Osos. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Meet the Pet of the Week from county animal services. Apple Pie from LInn's of Cambria!
  • Dave Congalton - 10/01/2015

    Airport general manager Kevin Bumen gives us an update. Annie Lorenzen defends Pope Francis and the Catholic Church. Lisa Nauful previews this weekend's Symphony concert. Teresa Slobodnik pays a visit and chats about local ballet. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/30/2015

    Meet Eric Michielssen, challenger to Debbie Arnold in the upcoming 5th District supervisor race. Author Patty Blue Hayes recounts her battles against various addictions. Smitty Price talks about quilting. Community Spotlight shines on Growing Grounds. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/29/2015

    5th District county supervisor Debbie Arnold announces her bid for re-election. SLO city council member Dan Carpenter addresses city issues. Joe Brittingham checks the stock market. Learn all about this year's Scarecrow Festival in Cambria. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/28/2015

    Matt Kokkonen says a Muslim should never be president--and tries to explain why. Steve Lerian previews upcoming shows at Cal Poly Arts. Learn the latest news from Atascadero. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/25/2015

    Jessica Lynn is transgender. She claims it cost her access to her child in Texas. Get the latest in the legal battle. Syd Carr does a post-mortem on Haggens. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services. Friday is Pie Day: Today Linn's sends down chicken pot pie. Mmmmmmm.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/24/2015

    Dr. Will Powers criticizes the Pope for canonizing Father Serra. Guy Rathbun pays a visit. Live music from Dulcie Taylor. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/23/2015

    Conservative Bob looks at the imploding scandal surrounding VW. Jeff Buckingham and Josh Erdman update us on SOFTEC and robotics. Dr. Steve Sainsbury talks about hospice work. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/22/2015

    The Advocates--Davld Holmes and Andy Greensfelider—return to discuss the growing refugee problem and dysfunctional American politics. Someone defaced an Atheists United road sign. Who cares? Find out what's happening at the Central Coast Railroad Museum. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/21/2015 - Unavailable

    NOTE: Due to a technical glitch the 09/21/15 show was not recorded.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/18/2015

    Reporter Dan Blackburn updates us on the North County water situation. Are there too many bar/restaurants in downtown SLO? Steve Weiss weighs in. Meet the Pet of the Week from county animal services. The pie from Linn's is peach/blueberry. Yum. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/17/2015

    Chris Arend from the Republican Central Committee reacts to last night's presidential debate. Stew Jenkins and Todd Porter from the ACLU remind us that today is Constitution Day. Learn about the benefits of alternative therapies including yoga and acupuncture. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/16/2015

    Jeff Wheelwright talks about the late journalist Bill Morem. Opponents to the proposed Marine Sanctuary make their case. Janna Nichols visits from the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition Learn what's happening locally with Special Olympics. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/15/2015

    Richard Schmidt discusses the City of SLO and Lake Nacimiento water. Learn about the upcoming Transgender conference. Joe Brittingham talks about the Federal Reserve. Wilda Rosene previews the upcoming Home Tour from Rotary. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/14/2015

    Dave is out of town today, but Dr. Scott Robertson and Ron Clark cover the show. Craig Hill serves up regular traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/11/2015

    Korean War veteran Si Tenenberg talks about 9-11 and asks for our help with sending packages to the troops overseas. Tina Swithin battles Blue Cross. Good luck. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Meet the Pet of the Week and enjoy a slice of quiche from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/10/2015

    Mac Young recalls the Haggens she knew up in Washington State. A discussion about the recent Arroyo Grande city council vote on the cortland project. Andy Greensfelder wins a big time fiction award. Teri Bayus previews the Writers Conference. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/09/2015

    It's time! John Lindsey wants you to guess the first day of rain this season. WWII veteran Frank Martinez and Red Cross volunteer Karen Gray share separate stories of their time on the tiny island of Saipan. Jeff Eckles guest hosts the 6 p.m. hour. Learn what's happening on the nonprofit scene.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/08/2015

    Singer/Songwriter Jim Messina previews his upcoming concert at the Clark Center. Restaurant critics Kathy Hardest and Wendy Thies Sell report on the latest on the local food scene. Learn about the big anniversary party taking place at the Performing Arts Center. Dave reviews Billy Joel in San Francisco. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/04/2015

    Dave is ready, more than ready, for a round of "Brush with Greatness." Bring it. A follow up to yesterday's discussion of the Iran nuclear arms deal. Bob Sachs introduces us to a visiting artist. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Meet the Pet of the Week and sample the Pie of the Week from Linn's.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/03/2015

    Matt Kokkonen explains his opposition to the proposed nuclear deal with Iran. The Kentucky clerk is off to jail for refusing to honor gay marriage. Let's talk. Zette Harbour says there are only a dozen tickets left for the Pops on Sunday. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/02/2015

    Andrea Seastrand discusses Margaret Sanger and the Planned Parenthood controversy. Mike Hiughes talks about the county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Obama takes heat from some for changing the name of Mt. McKinley. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 09/01/2015

    Heidi Harmon talks about climate change and why President Obama is in Alaska. Jennifer Adams and Jesse Torrey from RISE discuss sexual assault and recent cases in the news. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/31/2015

    Dr. Larry Martinez starts off by taking a look at current events. Joe Brittingham updates us on Wall Street. Dr. Don Morris wonders about common household items about to be phased out. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/28/2015

    Sandra Gore-NIelsen briefs us on the Middle East and the foreign policy of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. Marie Brinkmeyer from RSVP pays a visit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave meets the Pet of the Week and enjoys pie from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/27/2015

    Jordan Cunningham of Central Coast Taxpayers Association discusses possible changes to Prop 13. Michael Nowak and Inga Swearingen preview this year's Pops concert on Labor Day weekend. A discussion of violence in America. Dave reports on his visit to UCLA. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/26/2015

    Tune in today and enjoy guest hosts Gary J. Freiburg and Julie Tacker. Craig Hill keeps an eye on local traffic. Scott Taylor has Central Coast weather.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/25/2015

    Hometown Attorney Jeff Stulberg talks about changes in the local court system and answers your legal questions. Jill Bolster White from Transitions Mental Health discusses the stigma of mental illness. Kevin Harris previews the upcoming season of SLO Little Theater. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/24/2015

    Attorney Chris Arend continues the conversation about illegal immigration and birthright citizenship. Joe Brittingham explains the crisis on Wall Street. Natalie Ogelsby announces a Cuesta scholarship fund honoring the late Guy Hackman. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/21/2015

    More discussion about the issue of illegal immigration. Activist Julie Tacker discusses issues in Cambria and South County Sanitation District. Hilary Grant talks about memorial plans for Botso. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave meets the Pet of the Week and enjoys pie from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/20/2015

    Dave returns to the studio and reports on his experience at UCLA. Stew Jenkins of the ACLU reacts to recent calls for the repeal of the 14th Amendment. Guy Rathbun shares living with the fear of fire in Santa Margarita this week. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/19/2015

    Tune in today for guest hosts Steve Weiss and Elizabeth Barret.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/18/2015

    Tune in today for guest hosts Heidi Harmon and Jack Hardy. Craig Hill reports on Central Coast traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/17/2015

    Dave interviews Robin Smith about her new North County arts project. Zette Harbour announces the Labor Day Pops concert. Author James Scott discusses the famed attack on Tokyo led by Jimmy Doolittle. Guest Host Jeff Eckles takes over the second half of the show.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/14/2015

    Dave meets the Pet of the Week and enjoys some pie from Linn's of Cambria. Dave also chats about the upcoming Animals in Need event and talks with a pair of local filmmakers about their first feature film. Then guest host Suzan Vaughn takes over and discusses the Pope's position on climate change and other issues. Craig Hill keeps an eye on local traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/13/2015

    Robert Sachs wants parents to stage a walk out to protest the new mandatory vaccination law in California. Steve Lerian visits from Cal Poly Arts. Learn about an upcoming fundraiser for the Noor Clinic. United Way needs your help as they try to Stuff the Bus. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/12/2015

    Historian Dr. Kathleen Cairns discusses birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger. Jack Greene talks about the "Big One" eventually expected to rock the Pacific Northwest. Charlotte Alexander visits from the SM Valley Humane Society. Kristi Balzer has free tickets to give away to the Lighthouse. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/11/2015

    Norma Moye previews the Olive Festival and reports on all the good things happening in Paso Robles. Netflix is now providing paternal leave. Jennifer Stover thinks more companies should be doing the same. The Bernie Sanders express hits California. William Ostrander explains the appeal. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/10/2015

    Lance Parker talks about political correctness and whether or not we emphasize it too much. Steve Weiss pays a visit. Gale McNeely celebrates 50 years as a performer. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/07/2015

    Reaction to last night's Republican candidate debate. Chris Centrella has worked on a number of Hollywood blockbusters. He'll take us behind the scenes. Karen Gay stops by for a piece of Linn's pie. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services. Craig Hills joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/06/2015

    Tune in today at 3:05 for Hometown Radio with Dave Congalton. Topics today include John Buerger talking about financial matters and a separate discussion about KVEC programming. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call and keeps an eye on local traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/05/2015

    Dan Blackburn from CalCoastNews reports on allegations that county social services placed foster children in the home of a sexual predator. Kathy Smith defends the funding of Planned Parenthood. Dave welcomes your phone calls regarding KVEC programming. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/04/2015

    Upstart North County publisher Scott Brennan talks about being attacked by a competitor. More discussion about Haggen firing developmentally disabled employees. Heidi Harmon reacts to Obama and climate change. Dave and Craig continue to compile their list of the great Western films. Tune in for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 08/03/2015

    Sam Cotton talks guns and the big shooting competition coming up. Syd Carr defends your right to hunt. Jeff Eckles previews a local drought forum. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave updates on local stories.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/31/2015

    Conservative Larry Davis makes the case for federal defunding of Planned Parenthood. College student Benjamin D. Peterson shares his journey in recovering from a serious accident earlier this year. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Mary Alpaugh drops by for a piece of Linn's pie. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/30/2015

    Let's mark the 50th anniversary of Medicare--success or failure? Tom Madsen talks about the challenges of affordable health care for senior citizens. Mike Kee and Jack Hardy salute Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/29/2015

    Psychologist and radio host Elizabeth Barrett talks about emotions and the new movie "Inside/Out." Kristi Balzer visits from the Point San Luis Lighthouse. You might win free tickets. A dentist from Minnesota kills a lion in Africa and causes an international uproar. Why? Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/28/2015

    Dr. Don Morris wants to know if you could make one change in our country, what would it be? Friends and fans remember Botso. Young Claire Haslett reports on her recent trip to Washington, DC. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/27/2015

    Have you bought a new or used car lately. Call in and share your experience. Should Laguna Lake be dredged? Councilman Dan Carpenter explains the options. Craig Shafer previews new shows at PCPA. Community Spotlight shines on Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/24/2015

    Joe Brittingham and William Henry Crew discuss the economy. Chris Arend pays a visit. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services. Today we eat salmon quiche from Linn's of Cambria.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/23/2015

    Heidi Harmon explains Republican attempts to defund Planned Parenthood at the federal level. SLO city council member John Ashbaugh discusses Bishop Peak and city plans to upgrade the area. Rick London from United Way talks about KidSpree. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/22/2015

    The Advocates, attorneys David Holmes and Andy Greensfelder, return to discuss the nuclear arms deal between the US and Iran. Meet the owner of Old Port Inn in Avila. A local woman needs help in batting cancer. We'll give you the details. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/21/2015

    Meet a local businessman who admits he's an undocumented worker. Jim Seybert salutes the Class of '72. Writer Anne Allen explains the concept of "digital executor" for people who die but leave their social media accounts active. A report on today's county Board of Supervisors meeting. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/20/2015

    Sandra Gore Nielsen addresses domestic terrorism and the shootings in Tennessee. John Lindsey talks about this weekend's big rain storm. Bettina Swigger previews this week's events for Festival Mozaic. Learn about the new summer theater production from Jenny Shaheen. Judy Salamacha talks about writing and special writers coming to town. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/17/2015

    Tune in today for guest hosts Suzan Vaughn and Jeff Eckles. Meet the Pet of the Week from county Animal Services. Craig Hill keeps an eye on Central Coast traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/16/2015

    Tune in today for guest hosts Dan Blackburn and Gary J. Freiberg. Craig Hill keeps an eye on Central Coast Traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/15/2015

    Matt Kokkonen continues our discussion on the fatal San Francisco shooting and the concept of sanctuary cities. The League of Women Voters share their new Civil Discourse campaign. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Rick Smith previews this weekend's Renaissance Festival. Special Edition of Linn's Pie of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/14/2015

    Dr. Will Powers makes the case that the federal government was directly involved in the September 11th attacks. Activist Kevin Rice criticizes the SLO county supervisors for their treatment of a state employee. Julie Tacker discusses the water issue in Los Osos. Craig Hill keeps an eye on Central Coast traffic.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/13/2015

    Fred Munroe discusses his recent Tribune Op-Ed about the San Luis Symphony. Scott Yoo and Bettina Swigger promote this year's Festival Mosaic. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. John Lindsey discusses a possible El Nino season. Jill Tucker visits from Woods Humane Society.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/10/2015

    Activist William Ostrander calls for a return of ethics to politics. Steve Weiss wants to know how you ended up on the Central Coast. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Charlotte Alexander of Santa Maria Valley Humane Society drops by for pie. Pet of the Week comes from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/09/2015

    Learn what former SLO Symphony conductor Michael Nowak has decided to do next. Al Brill previews this weekend's march against the so-called "oil train" through SLO County. Erik Austin talks about his new production of "Peter Pan." Catherine Ryan Hyde shares her passion for horses and introduces us to some special friends. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Dave talks about his visit to the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Clinic.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/08/2015

    Tune in for guest hosts Teri Bayus and Greg Astle. Craig Hill has regular traffic updates.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/07/2015

    During the first half of today's broadcast, Dave chats with members of the North County Humane Society and gives away free tickets to the upcoming production of "I Do! I Do!." During the 4 p.m. hour, Dave gets the update on this year's PRIDE At 5:05, guest host Andy Greensfelder steps in. (Due to a technical issue, only a portion of the show is available.)
  • Dave Congalton - 07/06/2015

    Dr. Larry Martinez looks at Sunday's historic bail out vote in Greece and what it means for Europe. Dan DeVaul stops by to update everyone on Sunny Acres. A Cal Poly graduate was shot and killed in San Francisco--by an illegal immigrant. How could this have been avoided? Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/02/2015

    Historian Jack Greene reminds us of how California achieved statehood. Sandi Ford gets us ready for 4th of July in Cayucos. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Special holiday editions of Pet of the Week and Linn's Pie of the Week.
  • Dave Congalton - 07/01/2015

    Terrorism expert Sandra Gore Nielsen explains the latest threat from ISIS. Actor Jim Carrey calls Jerry Brown a "fascist" because he signed the mandatory vaccination law. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Learn about the new upcoming season at the Clark Center.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/30/2015

    Lynn Ward reminds us of the Do's and Don'ts of restaurant service. Mr. Science explains everything you wanted to know about fireworks. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Monica Grant highlights summer programs at the YMCA. Kristi Balzer updates us on the activities at the Lighthouse.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/29/2015

    Writer Del Franklin wades into the controversy around the "N" word. Sandi Sigurdsson shares her recent trip to Spain. Artist David Settino Scott previews his upcoming Sternberg exhibit. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/26/2015

    Complete analysis of this morning's historic Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call. Win a FREE pie from Linn's of Cambria. Meet the Pet of the Week from County Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/25/2015

    Arroyo Grande Jim Hill reports on his first few months in office. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line. Meet a young teen from Los Osos on her way to Washington D.C. Charlotte Meade shares her adventures in dog rescue work.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/24/2015

    The Pope comes out with a warning about climate change. Should we listen? Steve Rebuck continues our conversation about guns after Charleston. Kevin Rice reports on the recent controversial APCD meeting. Jane Swanson previews tonight's NRC meeting about nuclear power. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/23/2015

    Steve Lombardi, Guy Rathbun, and Jennifer Grant pay tribute to veteran broadcaster Guy Hackman who died Monday morning. Attorney Andy Greensfelder looks at guns in America. Marianna Hargrave says life (and work) is always better when plants are around. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/22/2015

    Bob Soules and Dave discuss the Brian Wilson movie "Love & Mercy" and talk music of the 60s. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, the nightly Open Line. The SLO Symphony decides to cancel Pops this year. Time for another "Talk Back to KVEC" segment.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/19/2015

    Part II of our conversation about the Charleston shootings and hate in America. Craig Shafer previews the upcoming summer shows at PCPA. Curtain goes up on Gilbert & Sullivan this weekend. Dave and Craig welcome your phone calls during Last Call. It's Friday: Time for a pet and a pie from Linn's!
  • Dave Congalton - 06/18/2015

    Author Jack Cheevers discusses "Act of War" the story of the seizure of the U.S.S. Pueblo in 1968. Tech guru Lisa Burger updates us on hacking and other tech issues. Bob Sachs talks about the uneasy relationship between religion and politics. Dave and Craig welcome your phone calls during Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/16/2015

    Symphony conductor Michael Nowak updates us on his future plans. Activist Heidi Harmon talks about fracking and cap and trade. Another edition of Radio-Tradio, Swap Meet on the air. Our nightly open line, Last Call, begins at 6:05.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/15/2015

    Avila hotelier Michael Kidd explains his opposition to the proposed Harbor Terrace Project. Mike Geddry introduces us to the Santa Maria Air Museum. Dave talks about health care.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/12/2015

    Dave is back in the studio. Let's meet our Pet of the Week and enjoy some Linn's Pie. Community Spotlight shines on the Cambria Center for the Arts. Dr. Don Morris has advice for the graduating class of 2015. Last Call, our nightly Open Line begins at 6:05.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/11/2015

    Join guest host Jill Turnbow from 3:05 to 5. Jim Seybert will be filling in from 5:05 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/10/2015

    Join guest host Dan Blackburn from 3:05 to 5. Caren Ray will be filling in from 5:05 to 7.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/09/2015

    CalCoastNews reporter Karen Velie joins Dave in studio for a special rebroadcast of Dave's 2008 interview with former Atascadero developer Kelly Gearhart. Velie will comment on the case and the interview. Steve Lerian from Cal Poly Arts officially unveils the 2015-2016 season. Jerry X. Shea shares the joys of the RV Life.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/08/2015

    Part II of our conversation about California and illegal immigrants--today Matt Kokkonen weighs in. Atascadero city councilman Bob Kelly updates us on everything happening around A-Town. Meet Eileen Carpenter, author of "I Became a Vagabond Traveler." Call in and participate in Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/05/2015

    Jacqueline Fredrick from the Latino Outreach Council looks at new legislation that provides medical benefits to undocumented workers in California. Dave is not happy with Rabobank. Where do you bank, and why? Another round of Last Call, our nightly Open Line, starts at 6:05. Dave and Craig Hill sample pie from Linn's of Cambria and meet the Pet of the Week from county Animal Services.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/04/2015

    William Ostrander explains the sudden rise of Bernie Sanders as a challenger to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary system. Members of the Central Coast Breastfeeding Coalition discuss the latest laws regarding breastfeeding in the workplace. Dr. Larry Martinez says fewer member in lower economic status are getting married. Don't forget Last Call, our nightly open line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/03/2015

    Journalist Dan Blackburn reports on Kelly Gearhart, the new "Fresno Tribune" and other changes in local media. Author Patty Hayes talks about volunteering and discovering the purpose in your life. Win free tickets to see the Vocal Arts Ensemble perform. Dave gives an eye update. Craig Hill joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/02/2015

    Opponents to the Union 66 rail extension project object to the public involvement of Cuesta College. Singer-Songwriter Louie Ortega shares his CD compilation "Classics." Wendy Lewis and Chris Aho preview Hunger Awareness Day. Tom Madsen joins Dave for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.
  • Dave Congalton - 06/01/2015

    Advocates for the proposed styrofoam ban in San Luis Obispo make their case. Learn about proposed changes in RTA bus service. A conversation with artist Robert Reynolds. Brian Talley reminds us of the upcoming Fun Run. Tune in at 6:05 for Last Call, our nightly Open Line.

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