Living Better in San Diego

Sundays, 5:30am

Hosted by Susan DeVincent and Evonne Ermey, and heard Sunday mornings on the Entercom San Diego stations, "Living Better in San Diego" features Information and interviews with San Diego newsmakers, community leaders and citizens. You can get more information and REPLAY any show by selecting the show title below.

2020 Census: What You Need To Know

On this episode of Living Better in San Diego, Susan and Evonne take a deep dive into the 2020 Census. What is it? What's on it? Who's it for? Today, we talk to JoAnn Fields, Government and Public Relations Director of the Asian Pacific Islander Initiative and Herminia Ledesma of Vista Community...
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It's All About The Kids: Fighting to Feed Kids and Their Families in San Diego

On this episode of Living Better in San Diego, we talk to Angela Brannon-Baptiste, President of the Board for It's All About The Kids Foundation , a local non-profit dedicated to feeding children and their families in San Diego. From left to right: Susan DeVincent, Angela Brannon-Baptiste, Evonne...
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Enchanted Village Lights Up The Holidays in San Diego

CEO Molly Nocon and Director of Development Mary Bones both have personal investment and history in Noah Homes . Molly's brother had down syndrome and lived in the community until he passed of Alzheimer's. Mary has a 29-year old daughter living and thriving in the community. Her daughter has non-...
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African Youth and The Struggle to Feel Empowered in America's Finest City

Africa is not a country, it's a continent. It's one of the things Sedrick Murhula, Youth Motivator and Community Organizer, points out when he talks about things that Americans don't often realize about Africa. Of the 54 countries located on the continent of Africa, the various languages and...
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Movember is About More Than Just Mustaches!

Mustaches - as a fashion statement, they can be divisive. As a tool to bring folks together, they're surprisingly effective, maybe even unifying. Mustaches are conversations starters. If a hipster suddenly shaves off his beard and leaves just his mustache, people are going to talk about it, and the...
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Author Gayle Romasanta and The Life of Filipino-American Larry Itliong

Who is Larry Itliong? Gayle Romasanta wants to tell you. In a recent children's book "Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong" the reader is invited on a journey into the life of a little known, but incredibly important Filipino-American figure. Co-authored by Romasanta with Doctor Dawn...
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Who is Larry Itliong? Gayle Romasanta is Here To Tell Us

--Who is Larry Itliong? Gayle Romasanta wants to tell you. In a recent children's book "Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong" the reader is invited on a journey into the life of a little known, but incredibly important Filipino-American figure. Co-authored by Romasanta with Doctor Dawn...
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Author Gayle Romasanta and The Life of Filipino-American Larry Itliong

--Who is Larry Itliong? Gayle Romasanta wants to tell you. In a recent children's book "Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong" the reader is invited on a journey into the life of a little known, but incredibly important Filipino-American figure. Co-authored by Romasanta with Doctor Dawn...
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Toxic Relationships: Recognizing and Moving Past Domestic Violence

Toxic relationships can creep up by degrees, like a pot coming slowly to boil. What starts as jealousy slowly escalates, drawing victims away from family and friends. Finances might become controlled. Isolation slowly sets in. Verna Griffin-Tabor, CEO and Executive Director of Center for Community...
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Foster Care: Aging Out of the System

Imagine if, on your 18th birthday, your parents presented you with an empty garbage bag to store your things in, a couple of hundred bucks, "just in case," and well wishes for an independent future - one where you couldn't call or ask them for help. For a lot of foster kids in San Diego, that's a...
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