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04-22-14 Will Your Doctor Choose You? Earth Day and Nick Bonino

April 22nd, 2014

Today Jennifer ran through all the historical facts behind Earth Day, plus some interesting new elements that make billions of people world wide participate each year. Plus, would your doctor choose NOT to treat you in favor of saving money for the health care budget? You'll hear an expert propose a way to protect yourself and the system. Powdered alcohol and the super painkiller, MoxDuo are shot down by the Feds. And Anaheim Ducks center, Nick Bonino talks about what it's going to take to steal a win in Dallas in round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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04-21-14 Human Cloning, Powdered Alcohol, Dogs and Cats Living Together… Mass Hysteria!

April 22nd, 2014

Several signs the apocalypse is nigh on this episode...powdered alcohol among them (what can go wrong?). Plus human cloning takes one big step toward a frightening reality.  A local middle school kid makes us proud as he heads to DC to represent Los Angeles in the National Science Bowl.  Another teen baffles science by surviving a 5 hour plane ride to Maui in the wheel well of a plane.

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04-18-14 Record Store Day, Medical Marijuana and the Best Credit Cards

April 19th, 2014

Today we wondered what life would be like on a "Goldilocks" planet. Then Dr. Thomas Minahan discussed how this daughter's medical condition changed his mind about medical marijuana. Also, you will learn which credit cards are the best for spring and summer travel. Finally, find out what Record Store Day is all about when The Friends speak with one of the day's founders.

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04-17-14 Your Doctor Could Be Wrong, New Corvette and Facebook Lurks

April 18th, 2014

Another day of fast car fun. Hear what a rep from Chevy has to say about the new Corvette. Are you even qualified to drive one? Plus, our Tech guy, Jeremy Anticouni introduces us to a new push by Facebook that might make you, and your friends, uncomfortable. And what should you ask you ask your doctor when there's a 5 percent chance his diagnosis is WRONG?

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04-16-14 Mustang at 50, Special Surprise for Needy Kids, and Home Remedies

April 17th, 2014

This week, Ford's Mustang turns 50. You need to hear the stories the Mustang guy told the friends. Plus the "Survival Doctor" explains how to survive spring by using honey for cuts and scrapes, and how to put salt water up your nose. And some local volunteers make the day extra special for some needy kids who were completely surprised.

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04-15-14 GPS Ankle Bracelets, Dealing with Tax Problems, and Obese Dogs

April 16th, 2014

On this program the crew asked a former Senior Deputy District Attorney whether the GPS parole board's tracking system is broken. Plus Phil wanted to know "for a friend" what to do next if the IRS kicks your tax return back. Is this a case of stolen identity? We hope "Phil's firend" is going to be OK. And, what to do if your pooch is fat!

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04-14-14 Hire a Vet, Work From Home and the Price of Beef

April 16th, 2014

Another rousing show featuring the rising number of employers who like flex-jobs for employees, a local effort to help Veterans get jobs, and if beef prices keep moving higher, the show might have to go vegetarian.

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04-11-14 Montel Williams, Tax Tips and Procrastination

April 11th, 2014

Mark this date in history...our first celebrity guest, Montel Williams visited to talk about a big even nationwide to benefit Multiple Sclerosis research. A grief counselor explained the process of helping school kids make it through a tragic event (like the Humbolt State charter bus crash). Leading into the last weekend before taxes are due, we received tax tips...among them, "Watch the Masters." And Dave Crenshaw extolled the virtues of procrastination. 

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