• Safe Harbor An Expert Panel on Sustainable Seafood Sponsored by The Berry Good Food Foundation

    November 17, 2016

    Listen to Podcast of the Show

    berry-good-food-foundation-225 Sustainable Seafoodsafe-harbor-graphic-300x450 Sustainable SeafoodJoe and guest host Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach of the Berry Good Food Foundation interviewed panelists from the fourth and final multidisciplinary panel discussion of 2016, Safe Harbor. The event was held on November 16th and sponsored by the Berry Good Food Foundation. It featured Nationally prominent chefs, fishermen, academics, and activists will address the impact our seafood choices have on the long-term vitality of harvested seafood and the well-being of the oceans.

    The panelists were:

    Tommy Gomes is a fishmonger at Catalina Offshore Products. He is a native San Diegan whose Portuguese family settled here in 1892. His experience working tuna fleets going in and out of San Diego has given him a deep knowledge of the industry and he’s become a leading voice in seafood education. Among his involvements, Tommy oversees COP’s nonprofit dining series, Collaboration Kitchen; participates in children’s fishing and culinary programs; and is an outspoken player in the Marine Life Protection Act initiatives. In 2011 he was on the list of San Diego Magazine’s “50 People to Watch in 2011.”

    Sarah Rathbone is a co-founder of Dock to Dish LA and director of operations. She grew up on the shores of Cape Cod, where she developed her initial love of and fascination with everything marine. After working with commercial fishermen to collect data for her master’s thesis, she took to the high seas aboard a commercial lobster boat, the FV March Gale, as full-time crew. After realizing the expansive and unnecessary gap between the people who catch the fish and the people who love to eat it, she co-founded Community Seafood of Santa Barbara to bring fish directly from the fishermen to her local consumer community. This program has evolved into her current partnership with Dock to Dish, which is the first Restaurant Supported Fishery in the U.S. Through Dock to Dish, Rathbone connects top chef members in Los Angeles to their local sustainable fishermen, providing complete trace-ability and the best seafood available within 24 hours of it hitting the dock.

    Corinne Bush, MS, CNS is an integrative nutritionist in practice in Bedminster, New Jersey. Her mission to transform complex, chronic disease through nutrition is realized through her work in clinical practice and as a leader in key organizations. Corinne is the Executive Vice President of the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists, the foremost credentialing body for advanced nutrition professionals. She serves on the Board of Directors of the American College of Nutrition, a charitable organization focused on stimulating nutrition research and publication, elevating nutrition knowledge among clinicians and researchers, and providing practical guidance on clinical nutrition.

    Paula Sylvia, with 16 years in managing initiatives at the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries, is the Port of San Diego’s program manager for aquaculture and blue tech. Responsible for securing funding, planning, designing, permitting and implementation of pilot and commercial scale aquaculture operations in offshore, exposed environments in California, USA and Mexico for fisheries replenishment and food production purposes. Develop, manage and coordinate opportunities related to all aspects of business planning and development for fish farming operations including but not limited to: developing markets for fingerlings, fingerling sales, coordination and troubleshooting with customers related to production at the farm level, permitting, marketing, and managing research and other contract services with industry partners.

    Listen to a podcast of the show
    Listen to a podcast of Tommy Gomes and Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach’s interview!
    Listen to a podcast of Sarah Rathbone and Tommy Gomes’s interview!
    Listen to a podcast of Corinne Bush and Sarah Rathbone’s interview!
    Listen to a podcast of Paula Sylvia and Sarah Rathbone’s interview!

    L to R (Bold font = radio guests)
    Rebecca Gardon, Tommy Gomes – Catalina Offshore Products, Joe Vecchio – Host, Tommy – the world traveled chihuahua w/ Michelle Ciccarelli Lerach – Founder, Berry Good Food Foundation, Corinne Bush – Nutritionist, Sarah Rathbone – Dock to Dish LA, Heidi Dewar – NOAA

  • The Winds of Purpose with Jake Ducey

    November 8, 2013
    Jake Ducey and Jack White will join the show Saturday night. Jake was a successful athlete at Cal Lutheran when he was inspired to leave school and make a difference in the world. Among other places, he traveled to Guatemalan orphanages, and the spirit moved him to raise the funds to build a school and orphanage ... Read more
  • From Xero to Hero: Xero Accounting Software

    November 2, 2013
    Read more
  • 2013 San Diego Press Club Awards | IY Money Wins Three First Place Ribbons for Excellence in Journalism

    October 31, 2013
    Congratulations to Joe and Richard for Earning 3 First Place Ribbons at the San Diego Press Club Awards on Tuesday Night in the Following Categories: First Place – Radio: Series First Place – Radio: Specialty Reporting – Series First Place – Radio: Specialty Reporting – single report The evening featured restaurants, wineries and breweries from San Diego’s best restaurants ... Read more
  • The Legacy Hierarchy with Rich Gaines

    October 25, 2013
    We were happy to welcome back sponsor, Rich Gaines of Legacy Legal. What is a legacy? What is your purpose? What is your vision? What do families really want for themselves? How do we make sure that the younger generations are prepared for the responsibility of wealth? Have you thought about your legacy? Mr. Gaines is ... Read more
  • Stickability: The Power of Perserverence

    October 23, 2013
    Your host Richard Muscio is the one of the producers for Greg Reid’s new film and book, Stickability. The book was released in conjunction with a 2-day motivational event held in San Diego early this week featuring many of the innovators whom Greg interviews about the nature of perseverance that it takes to do something ... Read more
  • Controlling Type II Diabetes with Aaron Snyder

    October 17, 2013
    The guest was Aaron Snyder, founder of newdiabetesrx.com. One in twelve people in the United States are diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, and the ratio is projected to decrease to one in six by 2030. Mr. Snyder is a Type II diabetic who was diagnosed over a decade ago, and he has managed to control ... Read more
  • 2014 Tax Code Changes for Commercial Properties

    October 10, 2013
    Curt Gautreau and Joel Grushkin talk about how owners of commercial real estate can take advantage of new tax laws that come into effect in 2014 in order to lower their tax burden. Mr. Gautreau is the President of Cost Segregation Initiatives (CSI), and is based out of the company’s Baton Rouge office in Louisiana. Throughout ... Read more
  • JW August KGTV Investigative Reporting | Leo Klijn on Top 10 Business Mistakes

    October 4, 2013
    This podcast features Leo Klijn and J W August, Sr Investigative Producer for 10news. J W August KGTV’s Senior Investigative Producer J W August has been covering San Diego since 1982. For twenty five of those years he has focused on consumer and investigative reporting for 10news. Mr. August has won more than 125 awards from organizations ... Read more
  • Bruno Bertocci – UBS Senior Portfolio Manager Discusses Sustainable Investing

    September 24, 2013
    Sustainable investing incorporates environmental, social and governance (ESG) research to identify sustainable companies that are expected to outperform over the long term. Sustainable investing is becoming mainstream, providing exciting investment opportunities. Sustainable investing does not impede investment performance. UBS is a leader in sustainability. One of the megatrends building across the financial landscape is focused on how investors can ... Read more
  • San Diego Central Library with Mel Katz and Bill Gladstone

    September 19, 2013
    The guests were Mel Katz and Bill Gladstone. Mr. Katz’s reputation as a respected business leader in the San Diego community dates back to his purchase of the local Manpower franchise with partner Phil Blair back in 1977. While the business has grown over the decades, he has also taken on civic duties. Currently, he ... Read more