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Recent Stories by Josette Herdell

Music Therapy Enriches Lives of Local Youth

Dec. 17, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

Music therapy is an alternative approach for helping people of all ages with emotional, physical and mental disorders. We speak with a music therapist and a health rhythms facilitator about their experience healing others through music.

Perceptions of the Tree of Life Before and After Darwin

Dec. 15, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Tree of Life is commonly associated with Charles Darwin, though its iconography predates the theory of evolution. We speak with a local professor of biology about the perceptions of the Tree of Life before and after Darwin.

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What Lies Do You Tell Your Children?

Nov. 23, 2009
By Doug Myrland, Josette Herdell

New research shows that parents lie to their children more than they realize. We speak to an author of the study about her findings as well as a local therapist about the kinds of lies parents are telling and when to be concerned about your child's lying.

Local Resident Discusses 20th Anniversary Of Velvet Revolution

Nov. 17, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

November marks the 20th anniversary of the "Velvet Revolution" in Czechoslovakia, which led to the downfall of Communism. We speak with a local resident about her life during this time.

San Diego Landfill Makes Room For Food Waste Recycling

Nov. 10, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego just expanded its landfill in order to keep up with the growing demand of recycling food waste. We speak with a city official about the process of recycling food as well as two universities that are working to recycle their leftover food scraps.

Biologist Jeff Corwin Draws Attention To The Earth's Most Endangered Species

Nov. 10, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

Scientists estimate that more than half of all existing species on earth will be extinct well before the end of the 21st century. We speak to conservationist and TV host, Jeff Corwin, about his new book, 100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species.

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Study Says Generation Gap Is The Widest Since The 1960s

Oct. 26, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

A Pew poll takes a look at what it calls the widest generation gap among Americans since the 1960s. We speak with a local psychology professor about the findings of the study and how generations are changing over time.

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Jazz Guitarist Earl Klugh Returns To San Diego After 10 Years

Oct. 7, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

Grammy-award winning jazz guitarist Earl Klugh has been performing for over 30 years. His distinct musical style blends classical guitar, Latin music, soul and jazz. He has recorded more than 30 albums and worked alongside Chet Atkins, Miles Davis and Stevie Wonder. Earl Klugh joins us to discuss his musical inspiration and his upcoming show at Anthology.

New Memoir Recounts Nazi Devastation Through 10-Year-Old Eyes

Sept. 30, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

Local Author Robert Frimtzis traveled across Europe with his family to escape Nazi devastation. His new memoir, 'From Tajikistan to the Moon,' details his brave account of World War II.

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Richard Dreyfuss Fights For Civics In American Education

Sept. 22, 2009
By Josette Herdell, Maureen Cavanaugh

Actor Richard Dreyfuss has committed his life to a new passion: reinstating civics in the American classroom. He joins us today.

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