When KSCA fm 101.9 launched, I did middays on the air, from 10am -3pm. About a year in, KLOS fired Chuck Moshontz, who had done news on the Mark & Brian Show for many years. One day my general manager came to me and asked what I thought about KSCA hiring Chuck, and teaming the two of us up to host our morning show. So that we did!

One of the fun things we did was a series of morning show remotes from Starbucks locations all over Southern California. From John Hiatt at the Starbucks on La Cienega across from the Beverly Center to Shawn Colvin in Santa Monica, we had some amazing shows.

The most amazing was the morning that Joan Baez and Dar Williams joined us at a Starbucks in (I think) Woodland Hills…  It was February 9, 1996 – little did we know it then, but a year later we’d be sold and taken off the air…




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