Philip Teresi and Skip Echeverria - Live, Local, and Original: Weekdays from 2:00 to 6:00PM on Central California's News/Talk 580 and 105.9 KMJ. Politically independent, socially awkward, and fashionably late.
Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. Me N Eds is helping teachers. A moment on restaurant meals vs. grocery shopping in the time of inflation. The most changed and adopted names according to Social Security. Listeners comment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The search for a missing Selma woman continues. Fresno Co. Sheriffs arrested a 12-year-old for stealing the family van and attempting to outrun the authorities. Ten major bills could become law before the end of CA's legislative session on 8/31.Thanks for the update.Thank you for letting us know.I agree!Are the suggestions above helpful?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
As students head back to school, it's going to be hot. Bullard High is back on campus and students and families are unsure when the "no cell phone" policy will be put into place. Bullard High's football coach has filed a defamation lawsuit against FUSD Board Trustee Keshia Thomas over a podcast appearance where she claimed he called her son the "n word." A moment on asking for dead people's stuff. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about a mega flood. Starting Tuesday, the valley will be under an excessive heat warning. As threats continue against law enforcement post Mar-a-Lago search, Trump says temperature "has to be brought down" but continues to claim the searches were unjustified and an attempt to silence political opposition. Listeners comment.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mark Standriff joins the show to discuss his upcoming starring role in "A Man for All Seasons." Fresno's Greekfest is moving to September. A La Nina update going into the fall. A moment on Ted Kaczynski... Where is he now?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about the area supporting a comedy club. Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage. Following a DUI crash in LA, actress Anne Heche has been declared "brain dead." The search warrant on Mar-a-Lago has been unsealed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The owner of two dogs in a SUV at a Clovis shopping center has been cited for a misdemeanor for not taking proper care of the dogs. For a minimum $6k per person, you can cruise from San Francisco to Stockton. An update on FBI shooting suspect in Ohio. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Breaking news of an officer involved shooting reported at Shaw and Valentine. The family of a missing 22-year-old Selma woman has increased their reward to $2000 in an effort to find Jolissa Fuentes. The iconic smoke stacks at Morro Bay are coming down. The 38th anniversary of Reagan's "We begin bombing in five minutes." The strike on a Russian air base in Crimea may be a turning point for Ukraine. An update on the officer involved shooting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about the relative pet friendliness of Fresno. In an unprecedented move, Attorney General Merrick Garland has asked a federal court in Florida to unseal the warrant used by the FBI to search Mar-a-Lago earlier this week. An armed man attempted to access a secure area at an FBI field office in Cincinnati before leading multiple agencies on a high-speed chase. It ended in a shootout and the wounded suspect in custody. The CDC has relaxed its COVID guidelines.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A moment on time passing and the Chandler Wobble. Listeners comment. More on the suspect in the Albuquerque murders. It was an informant that gave the FBI the info it needed to get a search warrant of Mar-a-Lago. Listeners comment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
According to a criminal complaint unsealed by the Justice Department, an Iranian national plotted to assassinate at least two former Trump administration officials, including former national- security advisor, John Bolton and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to Ukraine's air force, 9 Russian warplanes were destroyed in explosions on an air base in Crimea. A suspect in the killing of 4 Muslim men in Albuquerque has been arrested. Is time moving slower? The S Factor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's Back to School! Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about inflation and spending. Aviation squadrons assigned to the Carrier Air Wing 9 out of Lemoore Naval Air Station returned home after 7 months at sea. The family of a 22-year-old woman missing from Selma is offering a $1k to help find her. Councilmembers Bredefeld, Maxwell and Arias join Mayor Dyer in opposition of SB 930, a bill sponsored by State Senator Wiener that would extend last call to 4a in 7 cities, including Fresno. Steve Bannon joined Alex Jones to claim the FBI is preparing to assassinate Trump.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. Touching back on the raid of Mar-a-Lago. NYC blood centers are offering a different kind of "pint for a pint." Fan mail. A new rebate could pay you to replace your lawn. Man released from jail caught breaking into sheriff's vehicles. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In an unprecedented move, the FBI raided Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. As Bullard High looks to start its 2022-23 academic year, its principal has announced a no cell phone policy coming to the campus. Parents and students have launched a Change.org petition in opposition, claiming parents weren't asked to provide feedback in the decision-making process. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about cell phones on Fresno school campuses. Andy Field, ABC News Correspondent out of Washington, joins the show with the latest on the FBI raid of Trump's Mar-a-Lago. Trump released an ad but is it a campaign announcement? Listeners comment.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Four Muslim men have been murdered in Albuquerque. Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate has been raided by the FBI. No chickens in Clovis! Toys R Us will be back in 9 states with inserts in Macy's stores at more than 40 locations.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
More on Bullard becoming a phone free campus. The Senate has passed the Inflation Reduction Act 51-50. Now it heads to the House. Despite wins, two-thirds of people think Biden's economy is getting worse. A former Sanger police officer has been indicted for sexual assault on the job.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kicking it off with the Buzz Question about summer at the movies. There's a chance of thunderstorms in the valley through 6p. A Fresno Police officer was injured when a suspected DUI driver fled the scene and eventually crashed into another vehicle. A Fresno Police officer was injured early Monday morning when a suspected DUI driver fled a traffic stop and eventually crashed into another vehicle carrying 4 people. Bullard High School has announced a no-cell phone policy to be implemented in the upcoming academic year.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. CNN is revamping their lineup to go mainstream. A drunk woman was arrested on a Florida interstate driving down the center lane. John Hughes is releasing a collection of classic 80s soundtracks. It's International Beer Day! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sales of electric cars in Fresno Co. have been steadily rising since 2020, beating year over year records in part due to rising gas prices. Elon Musk is countersuing Twitter for fraud. Russia has fined Google the equivalent of $34.2m. Kim K and Pete Davidson have split. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A look at fundraising for local political races. An update on Monkeypox. Meta and several major US hospitals are being sued for violating HIPAA laws. The Alaska Airlines flight connecting Fresno Yosemite International airport to LAX will be suspended starting 9/6, leaving United Airlines as the only provider of that route. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Welcome to Friday! The mayor told a councilman to "f off." A moment on pistachios. A look at fundraising for local political races. Alex Jones now owes an additional $45m to the Sandy Hook families suing in TX. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. An apology for a controversial school logo. It's been 25 years since Garth Brooks' 1997 Central Park concert. He will re-air highlights. Mike Lindell offers MyCoffee. The London Zoo makes a statement with a crocodile display. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
An EMS alert. The Schumer-Manchin tax bill would provide $80b for the IRS, in part to help the agency better enforce the rules related to Subchapter S businesses. Police responded to a shooting at Minnesota's Mall of America Thursday afternoon. Jurors in the Parkland killer's sentencing trial visited the site of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Alex Stone, ABC News Correspondent, joins the show to discuss the latest news on the Alex Jones verdict, including the awarding of $4.1m to Sandy Hook families. Listeners comment. A moment on successful defamation lawsuits.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Welcome to the show! A word on the Alex Jones trial and the benefit for Riley's Brewing. Flash Flood warnings issued for portions of the Sierra Nevada mountains. In the race for the 22nd Congressional District, democrat candidate Rudy Salas outraised Republican incumbent, David Valadao by over $70k in the last quarter. He still has a way to go to match Valadao's over $2.5m war chest. Can you taxidermy a cat? In response to Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China conducted "precision missile strikes" on Thursday off Taiwan's coast.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Students returning to schools in Fresno Co. will not be required to mask up, despite growing COVID numbers. Speaking of back to school, it'll cost Americans an average of $864 to cover school items. The Central Valley Brewers Guild will host a festival in Downtown Fresno on 8/27 to benefit employees left without jobs following the major fire at Riley's Brewing production facilities. In the meantime, a GoFundMe account has been established to add to the funds. The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is preparing to defend itself and the care of its elephants as the Nonprofit Rights Project moves forward with a civil action against the zoo. The zoo calls it "frivolous." For the next 90 days, the FAA will be seeking public comments on the issue of minimum standards for airplane seat sizes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
During his arrest for suspected DUI in Napa Co. in May, Paul Pelosi allegedly tried to hand police a 11-99 Foundation card when they asked for his ID, implying he expected preferential treatment. Folks looking to get up close and personal to Hyperion, the world's tallest tree in CA's Redwood National Park, could face jailtime and a $5k fine. Congressman David Valadao joins the show to discuss an upcoming Vietnam War Veteran Commemoration Pinning in Kerman on August 9th, Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and concerns about safety with China.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kicking it off with the Daily Buzz Question about removing disruptive audience members from community meetings. Missing Fresno elderly man has been found. Brent Cox of Fresno has pleaded guilty to five charges in connection with the sexual abuse of a 12-year-old. As we prepare for the new school year, the Los Angeles City Council has voted to ban homeless encampments within 500 feet of schools. LA has 750 public school sites and nearly 1000 commercial day-care businesses. Upon his resignation, one of Gov. Newsom's top climate strategists called out the administration for not doing enough to deal with chronic drought. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Trending Topics at 5 o'clock. A 14-year-old wins a contest for a new "I Voted" sticker with his wild design. It turns out that only one vote was cast by a dead person in AZ, despite claims that it was as high as 6000. The last conviction in the Salem Witch Trials has been cleared 329 years later thanks to a group of 8th grade civics students. In today's round of "Is it Racist?" it's an Air BNB listing for former slaves' quarters. A new game... "Is it the Patriarchy?"See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lawmakers in Sacramento have a handful of high-profile topics to tackle before a month-long recess at the end of the month, including CARE Court, social media and kids, safe injection sites, abortion access and COVID-19. CAL FIRE is reporting the Marmot Fire Incident in Tulare Co, off South Fork Dr and Cinnamon Canyon Rd, 5 miles southeast of Three Rivers. It's currently at 127 acres and 0% containment. A Fresno Co. Board of Education member continues his fight against DUI charges he picked up days after his successful election to the seat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gov. Newsom has declared a state of emergency over growing Monkeypox cases in CA. A moment on jury duty. Primaries are being held today in five states. Races to watch in Arizona, Michigan, Missouri, Washington and Kansas will test the strength of a Trump endorsement and determine the fate of a couple Squad members and a governor once the target of kidnapping plans.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Beloved valley sports and entertainment star, Jack Hannah has died. The Washburn Fire in Yosemite National Park is 97% contained and has burned more than 4800 acres. Two people were arrested on suspicion of burglary-related charges in the McKinney Fire evacuation zone. Lyons Magnus has voluntarily recalled 53 products. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Beloved Valley sports and entertainment star Jack Hannah is being remembered following his passing Sunday morning. Jack Hannah, beloved husband, father and grandfather, multi-award-winning Western singer-songwriter, minor league baseball pitcher, athletic coach, teacher, and guidance counselor passed away peacefully this morning in Fresno following a brief illness. California is ramping up its response to the monkeypox outbreak. State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomas Aragon outlined Friday the state's ongoing actions on vaccines, treatment and testing. The virus has impacted more than 750 Californians so far. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Monday evening in response to the worsening monkeypox outbreak.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We start the hour with Elon Musk. Errol Musk took a jab at his billionaire son during an interview with Australia's "Kyle and Jackie O Show," telling the hosts he is not "proud" of him because the Musk family has "done a lot of things for a long time." We tune into The White House. President Joe Biden announced Monday night that a U.S. counterterrorism operation over the weekend in Afghanistan killed top Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahir. There were no civilian casualties in the counterterrorism operation that killed al-Zawahiri.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
An influx of Americans has made its way to Mexico City, angering some locals who say they are gentrifying the area. Mexican locals are “fed up” with the growing number of Americans, many from California, moving to and visiting the country, which has contributed to a rise in rent and a shift from Spanish to English in some places. We asked listeners to call in with their take and share where they would like to move to. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Blake and Lisa fill in for Philip & Skip, today. We start the show with weekend stories and Blake shares his take on the Elvis movie. Nancy Pelosi will be visiting Taiwan and meeting with government officials this week, and the former editor of a Chinese state-run publication has issued a dire warning. Pelosi would be the first House speaker to visit Taiwan since Newt Gingrich in 1997. China has issues stern warnings against such a visit.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.