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Airing Weeks of January 14 & 21

Don Knabe
Former LA County Supervisor


Airing Weeks of January 28 & February 4

caryn desai
Artistic Director/Producer, International City Theatre


Scott Dreier
Co-Director/Choreographer, Forever Plaid


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Former LA County Supervisor Don Knabe will be the guest on the next edition of Straight Talk. He joins host Art Levine to reflect upon his 35 years of public service, including time as Cerritos City Councilman, Mayor of Cerritos, and 20 years as Los Angeles County Supervisor for the 4th District. He shares his views of his most significant accomplishments, including the safe surrender program and preventing Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center from closure.

Don credits much of his success to the continued support of his wife Julie. He also discusses his plans for the future.

This show will air in Long Beach on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15 at 9am and 7pm on LBTV Channel 3 and Frontier FiOS Channel 21, and in Long Beach and 70 surrounding cities at 10am and 8pm on Charter Channel 188.

Straight Talk is also viewable on demand at www.StraightTalkTV.com and on YouTube and can be heard on iTunes.



International City Theatre Artistic Director/Producer caryn desai and Actor/Director/Choreographer Scott Dreier.



Russo’s Ristorante has been owned and operated by Jack and Vikki Russo since 1989. Previously known as Pasta al Dente, the restaurant was reinvented and renamed in 2009. Russo’s is now celebrating its 28th Anniversary.

Featuring Jack and Vikki’s favorite recipes, a new menu was created serving seafood, steak and pastas. Some of the customer favorites are Chilean Sea Bass, Bone-In Rib Eye and Linguini di Mare, to name just a few.

Russo’s is also known for their fresh baked focaccia bread, served nightly with their signature sun-dried tomato olive oil. They also feature awesome desserts such as tiramisu, home made cannoli, and creme brulee caramelized table side.

Russo’s has a lovely private banquet room ideal for birthdays and special occasions. In addition, their outside patio dining is perfect for those romantic evenings. Remember, it’s the simple joys . . . fine food, fine wine, and fine friends that make it all worthwhile. And you can find them all at Russo’s.

Jack and Vikki invite you to enjoy the sounds of family and friends having memorable times around the dining table. Better yet, sit down and join in at Russo’s . . . Where Everyone is Family.

Russo’s is open nightly from 5pm, Sundays open early at 3pm.

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