In Depth: The future of food

Guest host Bob DeCastro talks to guests about the future of the food service industry, from what's changed in restaurants since the COVID-19 pandemic, to restaurants selling their wares, and more.

In Depth: Saving LA's Gems

Hal talks to 1933 group Co-owner Bobby Green about the designer group that has renovated many of L.A.’s historic eateries and bars. Also, Andrew Meieran, the Owner of Clifton’s and Founder of The Neverlands joins Hal to discuss the renovation and re-launch of Clifton’s Republic. Nick Griffin, Executive Director of Downtown Center Business Improvement District joins Hal to talk about the function of the BID.

In Depth: Saving LA's Gems

Hal talks to 1933 group Co-owner Bobby Green about the designer group that has renovated many of L.A.’s historic eateries and bars. Also, Andrew Meieran, the Owner of Clifton’s and Founder of The Neverlands joins Hal to discuss the renovation and re-launch of Clifton’s Republic. Nick Griffin, Executive Director of Downtown Center Business Improvement District joins Hal to talk about the function of the BID.

In Depth: Coming back from COVID-19

Hal is joined by two volunteers striving to get the vaccine word out to Angelenos; Dr. Matt Waxman, a UCLA emergency medicine professor and doctor; Thomas Wilkins, the principal conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

What the Hal? How the neighborhood of Tarzana got its name

Tarzana is a little beautiful neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley. It’s named after a famous star—Tarzan! The Tarzana Community Cultural Center on Ventura Blvd. is a museum that honors Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs. We caught up with Helen Baker who founded the center almost 20 years ago.

What the Hal? Get to know award winning songwriter Diane Warren

 Diane Warren has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as won a Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe so much more. She's been nominated 11 times for an Oscar and yet still trying to get that first one! 

What the Hal? Learning about the game of pickleball

It's one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., but still a lot of people have never heard of it -- pickleball. It combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong and is a game that appeals to all ages.

What the Hal? Raising awareness about human trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Prevention month. It’s a time that shines a light on the issue and raises awareness. In 2018, 10,949 cases of human trafficking were reported to the Polaris-operated National Human Trafficking Hotline.