Community Spotlight Show

Author of Dare to Write Shares Writing Tips

Kristen Fogle, Executive Director of San Diego Writers, Ink and author of Dare to Write: Writing Prompts For Young People and Word Rebels Everywhere, talks about her recently released book.

SD Women’s Foundation Grants $243K for Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention and Recovery Programs

Katie Sawyer, Executive Director of the San Diego Women’s Foundation, discusses the Foundation’s granting of $243,000 to human trafficking prevention, intervention and recovery programs. Sawyer is joined by Katy Randall, Regional Director of San Diego PROTECT, a program of the San Diego Trafficking Prevention Collective, a $50,000 recipient of the Foundation’s grant.

San Diego History Center Looks to Build on 2019 Successes

Bill Lawrence, President & CEO of the San Diego History Center, chats about the Center’s noteworthy accomplishments in 2019, including the implementation of three major initiatives.

Sunroad Marina Boat Show Returns to Harbor Island

Jim Behun, San Diego Sunroad Boat Show Manager, talks about the annual event now in its 11th year. This year’s boat show will be held from January 23-26 at the Sunroad Resort Marina on Harbor Island.

Torrey Project Tapping Into the Power of Business as a Force for Good

Katy Sperry, Director of Marketing and Operations for the Torrey Project, chats about her organization’s goal to work with businesses to change the way business is conducted in our country that benefits the business, as well as the environment and society as a whole.

Conservancy Preserves Natural and Cultural Resources in San Dieguito River Valley

Trish Boaz, Executive Director of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, is joined by Ana Lutz, the Conservancy’s Education Manager, and Jeff Nordland, a Herpetologist for the Southwestern Field Herping Association, to discuss the mission and projects of the Conservancy and its work with organizations such as the Herping Association.

Local Museum Showcases History of USMC Aviation

Mike Aguilar, Executive Director of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation and a retired Brigadier General in the Marine Corps, talks about the Foundation’s support of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, the world’s only museum dedicated to USMC aviation with the largest collection of historical aircraft flown by U.S. Marine pilots.

Nation’s Largest Lions Club Calls San Diego Home

Todd Kaprielian, President of the Downtown San Diego Lions Club, and Jose Cruz, 1st Vice President of the Club, chat about the programs and services of the organization, which is the nation’s largest Lions Club.

Alumnus of Barrio Logan College Institute is Poster Child for Success

Jose Vallejo, an Alumnus of the Barrio Logan College Institute, is joined by Barbara Ybarra, the Institute’s Interim CEO, to talk about Vallejo’s successful journey from underserved student to Yale University graduate to Executive Director of a youth-serving organization, all due to the programs and services of the Institute. Ybarra and Vallejo talk about the Institute’s Capital Campaign to purchase a new building for the 1,000 + students that take part in the Institute’s after-school programs.

Students Compete to Showcase Their Cybersecurity Skills

Lillian Maestas, STEM Chair for the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), is joined by Bill Reid, Academic Program Director BS Cybersecurity for National University, and Nelson Mozzini, Project Director for The Haiku Cyber Range, to chat about the annual SoCal Cyber Cub Challenge and the roles of their respective organizations in supporting the middle school and high school competition.