Guest host Dennis Woo talks with Peter Rivera, Executive Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTEP. The center provides learning opportunities to individuals age 50+ in a variety of subjects, including Religion, Art History, Literature, and Languages. Information available at 915-747-8848, 915-747-6280, and online http://olliatutep.org/home.html. Aired Oct. 26, 2012.
Liz, Greg, and Tom talk with Matt Rice, Director of Investigations with Mercy for Animals. Rice talks about the undercover video investigations which have led to criminal charges against dairy and factory farms which were documented performing heinous acts of animal abuse. He also discusses efforts to get fast food restaurants like Burger King to stop doing business with factory farms that partake in abusive practices. www.burgerkingcruelty.com (graphic content), www.mercyforanimals.org.
Guest host Dennis Woo talks with Estella Reyes, media relations administrator for Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe Inc. Reyes talks about the upcoming Dia de los Muertos celebration on Nov. 2 at the La Fe Cultural & Technology Center, 721 S. Ochoa. The event features altars, music, folklorico, and more. The public is also invited to create their own altars for their loved ones for the celebration. They also talk about the centuries-old tradition of celebrating the souls of our departed friends & relatives, and the ways it contrasts and compares to Halloween. Information: 915-545-7190. Aired Oct. 27, 2012.
Denise & Norma talk about what we should be doing in our yards & landscapes in November, including selecting trees & shrubs for our yards, decreasing our watering schedule, and planting cool-weather-loving annuals. Aired Oct. 27, 2012.