Right Now with Lou

Right Now with Lou

Lou Penrose hosts an hour of insight and opinion about the major news of the day with expert guests and feedback from listeners during NewsRadio 600 KOGO's "Right Now with Lou". Lou Penrose has more than 25 years of senior political, legislative, relations, and broadcast radio experience. As District Chief of Staff for multiple members of U.S. Congress, Lou gained a thorough understanding of complex government policies and procedures, which allowed he and his staff to provide California voters with clear and accurate information. Throughout his career, Lou’s work has focused on eliminating government red tape and fostering true reform.

Episodes

May 14, 2021 27 min
No masks for anyone who is vaccinated! But now what? The CDC's abrupt reversal of their guidelines for vaccinated people only works if there’s a way to check vaccination status and Democrats are very nervous about it. Also, Richard Barrera, San Diego Unified School District President, joins Lou to talk about how the new CDC guidelines will impact our kids.
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The CDC granted its seal of approval today for the fully vaccinated to participate in indoor and outdoor activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, but hold on… How do they know who has and who hasn’t been vaccinated? And wait, what about the children? They are unvaccinated and school rooms are inside… Lou breaks it all down for you.
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San Diego health professionals say the vaccine for 12-15 year old's is safe… at least according to Dr. Mark Ghaly, California’s Secretary of Health and Human Services. Dr. Howard Taras, UCSD Pediatric Specialist joins the show to talk about the safety of the vaccine and Lou has two major questions for you: do you believe it's safe, and will you drive your child to be covid vaccinated?
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Let's call it the "Recall Refund.” Newsom is handing out cash before California recall election, specifically $600 checks to some two-thirds of state residents in households making up to $75,000, along with $500 to families with dependents. Will cold hard cash work to win over recall voters?: Anne Dunsmore from Rescue California joins the show to talk about the Recall of Gavin Newsom.
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Have you seen the latest job listings? “COOK and SERVER positions WE WILL BEAT YOUR CURRENT PAY.” “Dishwashers — Get hired today! Start at $20/hr for min 6 wks! $300 SIGN ON BONUS!” The shortage of workers is driving up pay and now private companies are having to compete with the Federal Government. Economist Lynn Reaser from Point Loma Nazarene joins the show to talk about it.
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What’s the best advice your mom ever gave you? And the big Mother’s Day Card Controversy! Also Lou talks about his roast beef pan story and gives you a breakdown of Mother’s Days culture.
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Jenner on California, Trump, Biden, Illegal Immigration, Defunding the Police and wasting money in politics. It was an eye-opening interview, and you now have got to call this Olympic athlete turned Kardashian Show star, turned transgender advocate, the Republican front runner to replace Gavin Newsom.
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It's been said in government: Never let a crisis go to waste. Well, San Diego County Board of Supervisors really took that to heart yesterday afternoon when they passed one of the strictest rent controls and eviction bans in the state. Supporters say this will help ease strain on renters during the pandemic… but it’s May of 2020, the pandemic is officially over June 15th, and you still don't have your rent? San Diego Ass...
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Caitlyn Jenner for Governor Ad released today. It’s already bringing praise from Conservatives. The ad shows clips of Governor Newsom dining indoors at the French Laundry and Speaker Nancy Pelosi getting her haircut without a mask. It is a Strong, Pro-California conservative announcement This is a Newsom vs. Jenner Contest Now. John Fund, Columnist for National Review, joins Lou to discuss where things go to next.
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This is what happens when you literally invite illegal immigrants to break in... An overloaded 40-foot cabin cruiser broke apart, three people died, and more than two dozen were injured. The San Diego Sector Border Patrol is recording 157 maritime smuggling events this year to date by land, sea and air. We are under siege by these so-called refugees. Mark Morgan, FAIR's senior fellow and former acting commissioner of Customs an...
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Are we going to go quickly back to normal or are we still concerned about possible new restrictions, especially in light of what’s going on in Oregon this week with another shut down? With Disneyland and other attractions opening today, can we be assured we’re not going to have to retreat again soon… And what new restrictions might be created starting June 15? Dr. Kelly Victory joins the show to talk about the path to normalcy and...
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Mark Larson sits in for Lou and discusses the extreme, radical agenda that President Biden laid out in his speech to Congress. Scott Walker, former governor of Wisconsin and now president of Young America’s Foundation joins the show to talk about Biden’s speech and Scott Sherman, Former San Diego city Council member and candidate for mayor talks with Mark about the what the local impact would be of these crazy Democrat ideas.
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The latest CDC guidelines give American's “permission” to not wear a mask, but only if you’re in a small group. And Assembly member Kevin Kiley joins the show to talk about the recall of Governor Newsom. Also, KUSI anchor Lauren Phinney talks with guest host Mark about the latest craziness in California.
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It’s done! The drive to remove Governor Gavin Newsom from office collected enough voter signatures to qualify for the ballot. What will take place over the next 3 months and how the next 90 days may be more whirlwind than even the first 90 days of Newsom COVID response. Jeremy White from Politico joins the show to discuss what we are likely to see playout over the next several months... And Lou gives you an update on the Arizona r...
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Jenner is in for Governor! Lou called this weeks ago, and he stands by his original analysis: Jenner beat the world in the Olympics. That kind of focus, commitment, discipline and passion required to compete and win at that level is exactly the talent required to win in politics
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Lou gives his thoughts on the (Covid) Earth Day. Also, five Countries have given their new pledges at the International Climate Summit and Mayor Todd Gloria ups the Climate Action goal here in San Diego.
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From the banning of a controversial neck hold to the establishment of the Citizens' Law Enforcement Review Board, the effect on Law Enforcement San Diego has been large. Will it be enough? President of the Peace Officers Research Association of California, Brian Marvel and the founder and Principal Attorney at Brian E. Watkins & Associates join the show to give insight on the matter.
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Former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin found guilty on all 3 counts in George Floyd's death. The legal reaction of our legal analyst Wendy Patrick, the inevitable appeal, the political angle, and the impact to race relations here in San Diego. NAACP San Diego President Francine Maxwell joins the show to discuss the racial impact and Paul Phingst, attorney with Higgs, Fletcher and Mack breaks down the legal side of all this.
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Derek Chauvin's fate in jury's hands as closing arguments wrap and the nation braces for the verdict. Meanwhile, a southern California Congresswoman who is in Minneapolis may have single handedly caused a mistrial with her big mouth.
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5 shot 8 dead 5 hospitalized one still in critical condition. One very distinct religious group was disproportionately represented in the dead in Indianapolis
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