In a normal lifetime we are all required to live with losses of all sorts. Steve explores how one person is navigating grief and finding hope under extraordinary conditions as he interviews Jill Kraft Thompson, author of Finding Jill: How I Rebuilt My Life after Losing the Five People I Loved Most.
The Ahmanson Foundation has funded one billion dollars and approximately five hundred grants per year with a focus on education, cultural institutions, humanities, health and human services. Steve talks with William H. Ahmanson, President of The Ahmanson Foundation, about charitable giving, the Ahmanson Veteran Scholarship Initiative, how philanthropy has changed and what it means in [...]
Shark Tank on ABC-TV is one of Steve’s favorite business shows, so he interviews R Dub, host of Sunday Night Slow Jams, a love song and special dedication show heard on more than 60 radio stations around the country, about his recent experience swimming in the Shark Tank.
During our lifetimes most of us will make an unexpected trip to a hospital emergency room, perhaps with our lives in danger. Steve talks with Leon Artzner, M.D., a Southern California Emergency Department physician, about how you know whether to go, how to get the best care and the changes coming to medical care in [...]
The gap between the rich and everyone else keeps getting bigger, inflation threatens to make that worse, and unemployment stubbornly stays in the mid-sevens while the government is shut down and ObamaCare rolls out. To get a handle on all that, Steve interviews Greg Ip, U.S. Economics Editor for The Economist newsmagazine and author of [...]
Steve leads off with his latest Real Estate Update, talking about how to buy or sell a house in the current weird but recovering market. Then, Steve spent last week in New Orleans and discovered that not everything you hear on the news is true about Hurricane Katrina, levies, water and all the politics attached [...]
Decades ago Albert Einstein said, “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” Steve interviews Dr. Larry Rosen, author of iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology And Overcoming Its Hold On Us.
One of the greatest opportunities challenging America today is curing the decay of our public education system. Steve interviews Dr. Irella Perez, Board Member of the Whittier City School District and Principal of Bennett-Kew Elementary School in Inglewood California.