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LATEST EPISODES

Nov. 29, 2021

Interview with Yvette Hart, President of the Claremont Village Market…

The Claremont Village Marketing Group (CVMG) is one of the key organizations that make Claremont's Village commercial area , and …

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Nov. 18, 2021

Interview with Uncommon Good's Farm Program Manager, Johanna Larios

In advance of an event at the Packing House, Uncommon Good's Farm Program Manager Johanna Larios took a few moments to introduce …

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Nov. 4, 2021

Dodger Requiem - Steve Haskins and Jed Leano review the 2021 Dodger's…

Claremont Speaks gets a much-needed jump-start from two of Claremont's best and brightest Dodger and baseball fans, Steven Haskin…

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Aug. 18, 2021

Interview with Claremont's Doctor Monica Ellis-Blied, Clinical Psycho…

Our guest for this episode is Claremont's own Dr. Monica Blied, the co-author of 12 journal articles, 4 book chapters, and over …

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July 11, 2021

Interview with Mick Rhodes; award-winning journalist, songwriter, mus…

Mick Rhodes is an award-winning journalist, prolific songwriter, talented and popular musician. Mick's writing and reporting ha…

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June 10, 2021

Interview with Mel Boynton, an exemplary "Do-er", Claremont community…

This episode features Mel Boynton, someone whom, at first look, most might say is an "average citizen." In the relaxed and conve…

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May 5, 2021

Interview with Catherine McIntosh, Board member of the Claremont Muse…

By many in the art world, Claremont is regarded as being one of the centers of the Mid-Century movement. Claremont native Cather…

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May 3, 2021

Interview with Lydia Bouroumand, President of Claremont Meals on Whee…

Lydia Bouroumand is one of the quiet, seldom heralded but nonetheless true heroes of Claremont. In this disarmingly casual yet t…

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April 30, 2021

Interview with Nancy Mintie, Executive Director of Uncommon Good

In a fascinating and informative interview, Nancy Mintie, the Executive Director of Uncommon Good - a Claremont-based organizatio…

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April 23, 2021

Eric Nelson, VP of Community Development with Trumark Homes, addresse…

Eric Nelson, Vice President of Community Development with Trumark Homes, answers many of Claremont's residents' key questions abo…

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April 14, 2021

"From Down Under to Downtown" - In depth interview with Adam Pirrie, …

Adam Pirrie discusses the high points of his multi-continent, multi-cultural, global journey to becoming Claremont's recently app…

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April 2, 2021

Claremont potter/ceramists and musicians Mario Garcia - blind since b…

Claremont Speaks often features those among us, from all walks of life, who are different, interesting and tenaciously working to…

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March 27, 2021

"...and next up, Singer, Actor and Empress of Ale, EMILY MOULTRIE!!" …

Long-time Claremont resident, child star and successful entrepreneur Emily Moultrie weaves a fascinating and revealing account of…

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March 5, 2021

"The Dodgers - Discussed, Debated and Dissected" Jed Leano and Steve …

Dodger and baseball uber-fans Steve Haskins and Jed Leano return to Claremont Speaks to review and critique the many moves the Do…

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Feb. 23, 2021

"Meet Me at The Benton...of course." Sensational Interview with Victo…

The engaging, charming and extraordinary art expert, Victoria Sancho Lobis, Director of Claremont's New Benton Museum of Art at P…

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Feb. 14, 2021

"Smoke on the water, or go even further away, OK?" - Interview with S…

This timely and inspiring episode features Smoke-Free Claremont/NCADD representatives Shae Green and Erika Gonzales in an informa…

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Feb. 10, 2021

Interview with Claremont's Madam Mayor Jennifer Stark; in depth, up c…

This extraordinary episode features one of Claremont's favorite daughters, Madam Mayor Jennifer Stark. Mayor Stark converses ope…

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Jan. 25, 2021

"Composting For Dollars" - For your consideration...alternatives to p…

At the January 12, 2021, City Council Meeting, a proposal for a pilot program was made to evaluate the viability of collecting an…

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Dec. 25, 2020

"Claremont's DSCC Representatives - insights at a granular level" In…

The Claremont representatives of the ADEM/DSCC - the California Democratic Party's 41st Assembly District - discuss and explain …

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Dec. 4, 2020

Project Rebound and the Prison Education Project (PEP); an interview …

This engaging episode features an in-depth and informative conversation with three Claremont residents and prominent leaders of P…

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Nov. 24, 2020

"A Dodger fan, since Koufax's first season..." Murray Gilkeson recoun…

Murray Gilkeson, Claremont resident and loyal Dodger fan since about the time they moved to LA, was converted from the depths of …

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Nov. 24, 2020

"A Life In 20 Dodger Games" and more - Steve Haskins goes deep on the…

Steve Haskins, Claremont resident, lawyer, lifelong Dodger fan discusses his introduction to the Dodgers, his favorite players an…

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Nov. 24, 2020

"Born a Dodger Fan..." Patricia Havens talks to Jed and Russ about b…

Patti Havens, born near Dodger Stadium as it was being built, reveals how she became a serious Dodger fan in her youth, her favor…

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Nov. 24, 2020

"Hey! We're talkin' DODGERS here...!!" - Jed Leano and Russ discuss…

To take a "fun break" from politics and other serious issues, Claremont Speaks tried to find and talk to the most serious Dodger …

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