People

  • Host, The Shasta Serenade

    Barry was a foundling in an old adobe in Southern California, adopted by nomadic Polish Gypsies, and lived with them until the age of 50. He has had no formal schooling, but learned to play the fiddle by the age of five. Throughout his early...

  • Host, Blues People
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  • Host, Evening Jazz

    Bruce Grelle teaches in the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities at CSU, Chico. He’s been hosting Evening Jazz every other Tuesday since 2012.

    He grew up in Indianapolis amidst his Dad’s extensive record collection of...

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  • Host, The Blue Dot Report

    Dave Schlom has taught the physical sciences at Corning Union High School since 1991. A lifelong amateur astronomer and astronomy educator, he has a passion for both the earth and the space sciences, which are the principal areas of focus for...

  • Host, Edible North State
  • Host, In a North State Garden

    Jennifer Jewell is a professional garden writer and avid home gardener based in Northern California, where she lives and gardens with her husband, two daughters and two dogs. Her writing about gardens and gardeners around the world has been...

  • Host, Up the Road

    Kim Weir, a former NSPR news reporter, is editor and founder of Up the Road, a nonprofit public-interest journalism project dedicated to sustaining the Northern California story. She is also an...

  • Host, Blues People

    Growing up, my mother was a concert pianist, who gave up a career in music to have a family. We listened to her play Flight of the Bumblebee (when she was happy),  Rachmaninoff (when she was angry), and ragtime and hymns (to have fun)....

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