Episode #63: CVN LIVE Radio: Let’s Talk Fireworks

In this episode of the Local News: Discussion with Sheriff Greg Ahern with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office about crime, homelessness and other Castro Valley related topics with questions and interactive chat from listeners.

Tonight’s topics include: Let’s talk fireworks

– Introduction to our host, Robert Souza

– Little note about what this radio show is about

– Community chat roll call and introductions

– New Castro Valley News magazine hitting the streets in two week!

– Special links to our past magazines shared here: https://www.castrovalley.news/categor…

– Support hyper-local, independent and of-the-moment news! https://castrovalley.news/pledge/

– Fireworks … the third rail … of local conversations within our new site

– Robert comes down on the side of not liking fireworks because of his dogs difficulty with it all

– There was a side show in Oakland that night with 300+ cars. OPD was tied up working that space and did very little fireworks oversight as they were tied up

– Robert talks about years past in the area and how fireworks used to be shared.

– Local numbers were tied up with messages or busy because law enforcement was overwhelmed

– Local reporting on their experiences of the night and how they perceived the night

– Sharing of statistics of the night from local offices, medical crews, and fires

– Discussion of the ‘middle finger’ attitude that seems to be vibing from people who support fireworks

– Recollections about what a ride along is like and how every person is encouraged to try it out and learn about that world

– Mid-way Giveaway from Valley Java is blowing up in beautiful fireworks

– Chipotle is hiring at $16/hour to begin with

– A little talk about COVID-19 and how Robert recently had a scare. Even having been vaccinated. Came up clean. But, scary.

– Are you still masking?

– We have now turned on captioning for all new radio shows! Beginning with this first new episode

– A reflection of a friend who just passed away. Sharing our condolences and memories of love for/with her

– Show wrap up. Thanks for joining us!

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