Category: Local Community

Jimmy Young Sweetens Up The Day Talking About McConnell’s Ice Cream

Ice cream magnate Jimmy Young stopped by the studio to talk about McConnell’s Fine Ice Cream and Yogurt’s 61-year history in Santa Barbara and opening up a new location in mid-town Ventura.

Kathleen Eriksen, Executive Director of Ventura’s Downtown Association, Joins Me

Kathleen Eriksen, the newly hired Executive Director of the Ventura Downtown Association, came on the show to discuss her new role, her experience and downtown parking meters.

Captain Bob Ghiglieri Gives An Arresting Interview

Captain Bob Ghiglieri (pronounced Glarey), the new commander of the California Highway Patrol office in Ventura discusses safe driving for the Labor Day holiday.

Dr. Bunny Vreeland Discusses Why She’s Branching Out Into Internet TV

Dr. Bunny Vreeland, host of Here’s the Thing radio program on KKZZ, explains why she’s expanding her media empire into Internet TV.

Peter Sklar, Founder & Publisher of EdHat, Won’t Give Up The Secret of How EdHat Got Its Name

EdHat founder and publisher, Peter Sklar, answered questions about hyperlocal media and explains why EdHat has become so popular in Santa Barbara. Peter hopes to achieve the same levels of popularity with EdHat Ventura.

Sheralee Smith Gets Listeners Prepared For An Earthquake

Sheralee Smith, Development Manager for the American Red Cross in Ventura County, advises listeners to prepare for an earthquake.

Suz Montgomery Stirs Things Up Discussing Ventura City Politics

Suz Montgomery, the most outspoken person the City of Ventura has ever heard joined me to rant about what’s happening in Ventura and what we, as citizens, can do about it.

Colin Rich, Creator of Pacific Star II—Tinkerer, Astronaut

Colin Rich, an underemployed camera assistant, launches Pacific Stars I and II to photograph earth from space. Pacific Star II’s trajectory takes it over Oxnard, CA.

Viktor Salinas, Liver Cancer Survivor, And Holly Nash From United Blood Services

Viktor Salinas appeared on The Business of Life last fall. Since then, he was diagnosed with liver cancer, treated with chemotherapy and, subsequently, had part of his liver removed. He came on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain to talk about the experience.

Helen Yunker Tells Her Story About Fighting City Hall

Ventura citizen, Helen Yunker, told of the on-going trouble she’s had with the city of Ventura, CA over drainage issues on a city-owned lot negatively impacting her home.

Bill Frank’s Guests

Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013

Guests For October 5, 2013

My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More

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