Rick Dulock

Program Director

Rick Dulock is originally from Gainesville, Florida. He fell in love with NPR as a student board operator for 91.9 KVCR in 1996 and since then has worn many hats including Development Director and Pledge Producer. Rick has served as Program Manager since 2011 and is currently working on bolstering KVCR's Weekend Showcase with limited series and unique public radio offerings.

You visit the grocery store or local farmer's market. Picture your favorite vegetable. to get it into your hands, it's possible a farm worker had to first pick it with theirs. 

But as Capital Public Radio's Nadine Sebai explains, many California farmers are struggling to find workers, especially in the so-called "Salad Bowl of the World."

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The Holy Fire, now buring in two counties, has led to an air quality advisory warning for Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued the advisory on Tuesday and warned of increased respiratory health risks in all three counties, extending as far east as Yucaipa. Up to the hour air quality monitoring is available for your city at this link: http://www.aqmd.gov/

KVCR's Rick Dulock has this complete update on the blaze:

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KVCR's Rick Dulock updates the Holy Fire burning in the Cleveland National Forest.
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The County Fire, located east of Lake Berryessa and covering parts of Yolo and Napa Counties, now covers 86,000 acres and is 30% contained. KVCR's Rick Dulock has an update.

San Bernardino County Fire Investigators have confiscated thousands of pounds of fireworks. KVCR's Rick Dulock has the story.

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Are you looking for a good fireworks show? InlandEmpire.US has put together a comprehensive list of 4th of July fireworks demonstrations, parades and other events in and around Inland Southern California. Follow this link to the list and celebrate Independence Day without lighting a single match!

Click the link below:

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This Expressions of Art segment profiles Opera Theatre at California State University San Bernardino. Professor of Music, Stacey Fraser is the Director of this 10 year old program at CSUSB. Fraser and her partners talk about telling stories on stage with music and movement.

Expressions of Art on KVCR is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at www.arts.ca.gov.

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California's current attorney general is Xavier Becerra.  He was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown in November, 2016.  Becerra announced in early 2017 that he would run this year to hold on to his post.  However, three other candidates have entered the race.  All four candidates for California Attorney General are set for a debate tonight at the

Syed Raheel Farook is due in a Riverside courtroom today. He will appear before a federal judge who will determine whether or not to revoke his bail until he comes up for sentencing this fall.

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A Southern California trucking company and three men are facing federal charges for allegedly using some 40 unsafe gasoline tanker trucks and shady methods to keep operating despite the deaths of two employees. A grand jury Wednesday indicted National Distributions Services of Corona, owner Carl Johansson and two employees for conspiracy and illegal welding. 

Several cities in the west end of the San Bernardino Valley are conserving water this week during a needed repair. KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

E-commerce and logistics are major components of the Inland Empire economy. A one-day conference in Pomona this Thursday will include speakers and panels addressing current and future technology connected with the movement of goods in and around southern California. KVCR's Rick Dulock reached out to IEEP President, Paul Granillo for some details.

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Firefighters from multiple agencies doused nearly a dozen fires in the northwest corner of San Bernardino on Monday. KVCR's Rick Dulock voices this story reported by the San Bernardino Sun and Associated Press.

New developments in business and housing are on the horizon for the city of San Bernardino. KVCR's Rick Dulock has this story reported recently in the San Bernardino Sun.

Crews on the lines of the enormous  Thomas Fire hope ti take advantage of a two-day window of calmer winds before the gusts increase again at mid-week. KVCR's Rick Dulock shares this story released today by the Associated Press.

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The College of Education and Integrative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona has received a $1.1 million grant to help alleviate a shortage of special education teachers in our region.  KVCR's Rick Dulock recently spoke with Assistant Professor Heather Wizikowski about the teacher shortage and plans for the grant.

KVCR's Rick Dulock spoke to Robert Mejia from the EDCT at the San Bernardino Community College District about an annual "Green" event in Pasadena with lots of representation from the Inland Empire.

Worries about long term transportation needs have spurred rumblings of a ballot measure for another sales tax to fund projects in Riverside County. KVCR's Rick Dulock voices this story which appeared Tuesday in the Press Enterprise at PE.com.

The R.E.A.L. Coalition (Regional Economic Association Leaders) is an association of some of California’s business and economic development entities, representing 20 member organizations and up to 15,000 employers who claim to collectively provide nearly four million California jobs. The business community represented by R.E.A.L. has expressed grave concern about the negative consequences of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). They say they risk losing hard-working, dedicated employees and will be impacted by related financial impacts.

Officials say a 15 month-old boy allegedly abducted in Southern California by his father and taken to Mexico has been delivered safely to authorities at the U.S. Mexico border. KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

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This week is National Utility Scam Awareness Week.  Southern California Edison shared some information with media outlets about efforts by scammer to collect money from innocent customers, many who have fallen prey to these criminals.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

An online report Friday from the San Bernardino Sun said San Bernardino County Sheriff's investigators, following up on leads generated by a human trafficking arrest in Chino last week, made another arrest in San Bernardino.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

The Press Enterprise is warning commuters about closures this week involving the NEW 91 Express Lanes. 
Late night and early morning commuters may pass work crews during Express Lane closures on the 91 in Corona again this week.  Here are scheduled closures for the next several days.

All scheduled closures will impact EASTBOUND Express Lanes ONLY-

Tonight we talk to Dovey Dee, an American artist living in Australia and sharing her interpretations of vast Aussie landscapes at the dA Center for the Arts in Pomona.  Also in tonight’s episode, a conversation with Phil Rosenthal. He has a six-episode series for PBS airing on KVCR TV this summer called “I’ll Have What Phil’s Having.” And it’s time for our annual preview of The Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival. We’ll ask the Bowl’s Executive Director, Beverly Noerr what’s in the works for the 94th season.

We start this week's show with John Wolf, Curator of Montclair Art Works. He explains to KVCR's Lillian Vasquez his concept of bringing art into public spaces which is resulting in unexpected exposure and brand new audiences for uniquely public presentations.  Lillian also speaks with Professor Margaret Worsley about the Instrumental Music Program being built anew at San Bernardino Valley College.  And, a book interview with Louie Fuerte - the man behind the camera for 12 seasons of California's Gold with Huell Howser.

Guitars for Vets is a nationwide program with a local chapter in Loma Linda. As the name indicates it involves music and veterans. We sat down with James Robledo, a veteran who went through the program and now leads it. After that, we'll speak to David Batista, Vice President of Strategic Development at San Antonio Regional Hospital. The hospital puts on an annual Hot Rod Show where health screenings for men also take place.

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The Building Industry Association, National Association of Home Builders, and the California Building Industry Association are hosting their annual Housing Policy Conference in Ontario tomorrow (Friday).  KVCR's Rick Dulock called the local Building Industry Association CEO, Carlos Rodriguez, to find out more.

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"Give Something Back" is an organization that provides scholarships and mentoring to low-income students in five states.  A new partnership between the organization and California State University San Bernardino will establish a statewide,million-dollar college scholarship program for the Golden State's most at-risk students.  Bob Carr, the founder and chairman of Give Something Back, introduced the program and presented a $1 million check to university officials back on May 9.  With help from Coyote Radio at CSUSB, Rick Dulock spoke with Carr shortly after he presented the check.

Memorial Day brings remembrances of all kinds, but mostly reflections on and around those who gave their lives in the name of freedom. Our show begins with the Riverside Concert Band. The group will pay tribute to those who served with a performances at Riverside National Cemetery on Memorial Day morning at 10 AM.  Lillian Vasquez speaks with Jim Bachert, he's one of the musicians in the group and serves as their President. University of Redlands student and KVCR intern, Michael Pesavento speaks with local author Ron MacDonald about his new book, Arlington Anthology: Field of Honor.

We begin this episode of KVC_aRts with Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Sherri Kinison who, with her husband, owns and runs the Grove Theatre in Upland. Sleeping Beauty; Dads, Grads and Moho's; Elvis: Hollywood the Vegas AND the Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road are all on the schedule at the Grove in the coming weeks. We'll also hear from Axel Clark, the drummer who plays Ringo Starr in Abbey Road - His group will perform at the Grove on June 24. Next, Debbie Yopp tells Vasquez about Norco's Brew N' Que weekend - June 2-4 with food, brew, music and fun!

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