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Thank Two Democrats for the Pending Destruction of Environmental Protection   Posted on February 17, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Scott Pruitt, past Oklahoma Attorney General, a shill for Fossil Fuels, and opponent to any Environmental Legislation or the existence of the EPA has just been appointed Head of the EPA. Although Republicans maneuvered to make this happen it could not have happened without the Yes votes for confirmation from two Democrats,  West Virginia Senator Joe […]

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Public Service Post – a non-Trump Supporters Responds to a Trump Supporter   Posted on February 12, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

A Trump supporting Facebook friend told Scott Mednick, “We suffered for eight years. Now it’s your turn.” Scott wrote a brilliant response asking how exactly his friend had suffered under Obama: “I am surprised you would wish suffering upon me. That of course is your right, I suppose. I do not wish harm on anyone. […]

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Hypocrisy Rules in the Republican Congress   Posted on February 4, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

In case there was any question about the intent of the Republican Party, or the type of governance we can expect from them. “Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin told senators in his confirmation hearing that his bank, OneWest, did not use robo-signing, let alone use it to foreclose on massive numbers of mortgages. That was not […]

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Astonishing – They Double Down   Posted on February 1, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Regardless of the actions of the U.S. fascist administration I had hope. I had hope because the media was not acting complicit with the lies and disinformation of the administration. I had hope because regular Americans came out in droves to show opposition to the administration on the day after the inauguration. I had hope […]

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Don’t Forget the Accomplishments   Posted on January 21, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

President Barack Obama was a significantly productive President who persevered in the face of an historical level of obstruction. This summary reported by Rachel Maddow identifies many of the highlights. What is important to note about this report is that the current administration will try to rewrite the truth of what was done. Here is […]

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Inauguration Preparation   Posted on January 19, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Friday, January 20th, 2017 the Oath of the Presidency will be delivered to the first Fascist Oligarch to be elected President of the United States. He is being managed and facilitated by a fascist band commonly referred to as the Republican Party. With the multiple factors that created this election, the largest fraud was perpetrated […]

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I’m Tired of the Haters   Posted on January 9, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

As we prepare for the Republican Majority to shove the Trump nominees down our throat as they implement their bloodless coup of the U.S. democratic republic I am tired of the haters. There are three camps of haters – the Republicans who lie almost every time they open their mouths; those who voted for Trump and […]

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Happy New Year   Posted on January 1, 2017 by Solarzar Dellaporta

The Wheel keeps turning. Last night, December 31, 2016 was the last broadcast night of Radio Monterey. In 2017 Radio Monterey will be the podcast site of many of our previous shows, as well as Solarzar Speaks, my personal take on the political discussion of the day. I intend to keep the porch light on […]

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Call the DOJ to Delay the Electoral College Vote   Posted on December 15, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

The Electoral College is asking people to contact the DOJ and ask that their vote be postponed until they all get a chance to be briefed on the CIA’s hacking case involving the Russian hacking of the DNC in an effort to influence the vote to Donald Trump. Call 1-202-514-2000, press 4, and leave a […]

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A View from the New York Times   Posted on November 26, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Charles Blow, columnist for the New York Times, wrote a brilliant op-ed piece following the visit of Donald Trump to the New York Times. Trump met with the publisher and editorial staff, here is Charles Blow’s op-ed: No, Trump, We Can’t Just Get Along Charles M. Blow NOV. 23, 2016 Donald Trump schlepped across town […]

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Who is to blame?   Posted on November 9, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Jason Apollo Voss, known as the Intuitive Investor; Content Director, at CFA Institute; CEO at Asoapovo Productions Inc. offered these insights this morning: “I believe in compassion before honesty, and my earlier post was the compassion bit. Now a bit of an attempt to increase the honesty…and I fully acknowledge that both political parties SPIN. […]

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Presidential Politics   Posted on October 10, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

After Sunday night’s debate, or town hall, or debacle, I can no longer remain silent. Any reasoned, intelligent human being that spent any time justifying, supporting or defending Donald Trump through the Republican primaries, the nomination and the Presidential race has to ask themselves why they allowed their need for partisan politics to allow them […]

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Hypocrisy Rules   Posted on October 8, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

In the last year I have listened to the splintering of the American electorate with lines drawn based on which hypocrisy you prefer. There are those who are still sucking on sour grapes over Bernie Sanders not winning the Democratic Nomination.  On the obverse were the Republican apparatchiks who were determined to get in line […]

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Audio Variances   Posted on July 18, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Listeners have asked if I could balance the audio from the shows to commercials. Every show that comes in is viewed for audio level.  On occasion I don’t properly adjust the audio.  I continue to work on making the listening experience better for everyone. Overall audio has improved; individual show audio still requires more work. […]

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New Shows – New Schedule – New Life   Posted on July 14, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Since the beginning of July Progressive Voices has been broadcasting Nicole Sandler and Randi Rhodes. For the last two weeks I’ve adapted the capture of their shows and we are ready to rock and roll with the addition of Nicole Sandler at 2 PM [PST], Monday through Friday’ and Randi Rhodes from 3-5 PM [PST], […]

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Randi Rhodes is Back On Air   Posted on July 11, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Starting Today, Monday, July 11, I hope to capture Randi Rhodes and begin broadcasting her, again, on Radio Monterey. As we head into this challenging election cycle it is wonderful to have her voice back to help us be properly informed. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that we will be able to get everything properly […]

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Radio Monterey is Back Up and Running   Posted on July 10, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

We had some unusual activity Saturday, July 9 with the broadcast of Radio Monterey. First, it shifted the kbps from 128 to 24, magically on its own. Next it deleted the streaming encoder file so it never connected to our streaming server in Virginia. It took the team from Slable several hours to get us […]

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Radio Monterey Has Gone Off Air   Posted on July 9, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

We did some work today to improve the audio stream. It worked, then we stopped broadcasting. The technicians are trying to identify the source of the problem. I apologize for any inconvenience.

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I Am Sad, But Not the Way They Are!   Posted on July 5, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

I’m sad. The following post was on my Facebook page:  NAME WITHHELD-ORIGINAL POST  I am very sad today. America has a big black eye on this July 5th. I know Elliot Ness is more legend than fact, but what we really need is an FBI director who is untouchable. At this point, the right thing […]

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Cancer New Moon – A Time to Heal   Posted on July 4, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

We have our Cancer Sun and now our New Moon starts the day at 4:01 am Pacific. Since the New Moon is in Cancer we certainly have powerful opportunities for new beginnings in the areas of home and family. A time to cook, clean, redo, expand or just plain do. This is a good time […]

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Broadcast Audio   Posted on July 3, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

The broadcast audio has seemed more balanced since we boosted the kbps.  Since I don’t listen 100% of the time I appreciate when listeners let me know about the time when the audio may not broadcast well. Interestingly I received an “Anonymous” email, with an “anonymous123456@gmail.com” as the email address. So this person went out […]

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Broadcast Stream   Posted on June 28, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Since installing a new Streaming Computer on June 3 I have been chasing a variety of broadcast audio issues.  Today, I noticed the kbps rate in the Stream Overly System was only 24 kbps. This is the lowest it can be. When I purchased Radio Monterey this is the rate it was streaming at that […]

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The End of an Era   Posted on June 17, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Today marked a major milestone in the operation of Radio Monterey. Over 11 years ago Hal Ginsberg founded and began operation of AM 540 KRXA. There were many shifts and changes with people; hosts and shows. Through it all Hal remained steadfast in his desire to keep progressive voices on air. During the last five […]

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Saturn Square Neptune; Summer Solstice; Full Moon in Sagittarius   Posted on June 16, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Starting Friday, June 17 through Monday, June 20, we have big happenings in our heavens. At 8:29 pm [PDT] Saturn in Sagittarius squares Neptune in Pisces on Friday. This is the down to earth, get your feet on the ground in reality Saturn telling our ethereal, mystical, illusionary Neptune to “Snap Out Of It!” Unfortunately […]

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Truth is Truth – Not Opinion   Posted on June 6, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

I’m frustrated and tired of so much discussion based on people’s opinions that are only based on opinions. In over 40 years working within the Federal Government, both in uniform on assignment to the Department of Defense and as a civilian contractor I have heard many, many, many people declare what they thought should and […]

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A fabricated story from a U.S. senator   Posted on May 30, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Recently I’ve enjoyed watching the Amazon Original Series “Alpha House”. This is the story of an ecelectic group of Republican Senators sharing a house in Washington DC. This humorous series, written by Garry Trudeau, starring John Goodman; Clark Johnson; Matt Molloy; Mark Conzuelo with Wanda Sykes, Cynthia Nixon, Penn Jullette and many others coming and […]

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It’s Time for a New DNC Chair   Posted on May 19, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

There are many reasons why it is time to replace Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Jonathan Tasini, contributor to CNN wrote this excellent opinion piece. The original piece can be found at: http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/19/opinions/mr-president-fire-wasserman-schultz-jonathan-tasini/index.html Here is the reprint: Mr. President, we need a new DNC chair By Jonathan Tasini Updated 2:08 PM ET, Thu May 19, 2016 Story […]

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All for the Want of a Horseshoe Nail   Posted on May 14, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

“For the want of a nail the shoe was lost, For the want of a shoe the horse was lost, For the want of a horse the rider was lost, For the want of a rider the battle was lost, For the want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want […]

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Media Silent While 3 Nuclear Disasters are Unfolding Inside the US   Posted on May 5, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Counter Culture News May 2, 2016 5:36 pm· While the world is distracted by bathrooms, celebrity gossip, and Beiber’s new haircut, the world is having MAJOR issues that need attention and cooperation to prevent us sleep walking into preventable catastrophes.  Below are just SOME. MISSOURI: According to a Missouri emergency plan a fire at the […]

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Can Sanders Beat Hillary at the Convention? This Article Shows How.   Posted on April 29, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Can Sanders do it? Or is Clinton truly inevitable? Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight relentlessly for the 2016 Democratic Party’s nomination up to the convention and, despite the apparent consensus of the media’s talking heads that the campaign is a lost cause, he has held fast to his claim that there is a “narrow […]

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Schedule Changes   Posted on March 16, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Radio Monterey is off air, Monday through Friday, from Midnight to 3 AM (PST) and Midnight to 6 AM (PST) Saturday and Sunday. This Off Air scheduled has allowed system maintenance, backup and refresh which is not possible when operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  I realize this may be an inconvenience […]

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Radio Monterey Gets a Little Downtime   Posted on March 13, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Starting Monday Morning, March 14, Radio Monterey will be off air from Midnight (Pacific) to 3 AM (Pacific). This regular downtime will allow for equipment maintenance and software refresh. The scheduled Off Air time is shown in the Schedule page of RadioMonterey.com (http://radiomonterey.com/schedule/) I apologize for any inconvenience to the night owls.

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Radio Monterey will go Off Air, Sunday Morning March 13 at Midnight   Posted on March 12, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

I’m taking Radio Monterey Off Air Midnight, Saturday Night/Sunday Morning, March 12/13 to refresh the Radio Operating System. We will be back On Air at 6 AM Sunday Morning. Don’t forget to move your clock forward one hour before bed Saturday night.

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Radio Monterey is Back Up   Posted on February 11, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Thank you for your patience. And thanks to the support of Hal Ginsberg who kept us streaming Progressive Voices as I worked to get the Streaming System back up and running. Life is always a series of those who support and those who don’t. I appreciate Hal, and I appreciate all of you who continued […]

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Studio Problem with Streaming Radio Monterey   Posted on February 9, 2016 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Radio Monterey has switched streaming from Maryland. Local programming will not be broadcast at this time due to a system problem at Radio Monterey. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will restore all programming as soon as possible.

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The New World of Terror   Posted on December 2, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Although this may seem late based on all that occurred in Paris, I’ve been thinking about the issue of terrorism. What is terrorism? Oxford Dictionary defines terrorism as “The use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims”.  Wikipedia says, “In its broadest sense, terrorism is any act designed to cause terror. In […]

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Up Down and Sometimes Out   Posted on November 19, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

All day today, November 19, we’ve had problems with the audio stream from Progressive Voices, and some shows starting as scheduled.  It is just that time of the year when the best of intentions remain the best of intentions. We are still experiencing issues recording Hal Ginsberg’s Morning Show for later replay, so the show […]

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President Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline   Posted on November 6, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

This morning the President announced his formal rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline, citing “…after extensive public outreach and consultation with other Cabinet agencies, the State Department has decided that the Keystone XL Pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States. ” The full video briefing is here: http://www.c-span.org/video/?400414-1/president-obama-statement-keystone-xl-pipeline A copy of […]

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President Carter Added Solar Panels to the White House, Guess Who Took them Down?   Posted on October 13, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

This article is reprinted in it’s entirety from the Daily Kos, Fri Oct 09, 2015 at 06:01 PM PDT: President Carter First To Use Solar Panels On The White House In 1979 – Guess Who Took Them Down? byLeslie SalzilloFollow On June 20, 1979, solar panels were installed on the roof of the White House. […]

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The Ever Shifting Schedule   Posted on October 7, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

We are making changes to the show schedule.  The work to keep the schedule current and fresh resulted in a change of scheduling for many shows.  Most notable to me is the change of Good Vibrations Radio(r) to Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from Noon to 1 PM. The show will replay from 5-6 PM on […]

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New Radio Monterey is New Again   Posted on September 29, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

After a month of ups, downs, success, losses and adjustment after adjustment, New Radio Monterey is alive.  We still have some sporadic issues with Progressive Voices, and we are realigning the schedule and shows to reflect our continuing hosts, but at the end of the day we’re alive and well. We’re always on the lookout […]

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What a Week!   Posted on September 6, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

The move of Radio Monterey had many unexpected twists and turns, including almost complete failure to broadcast Friday afternoon when Progressive Vocies failed to broadcast, then the preloaded shows failed to play and none of it was repairable in the moment because I was working at the Monterey County Fair unable to login to the […]

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Radio Monterey Begins the Move!!!!   Posted on August 23, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Starting Monday, August 24 Radio Monterey will move the studio location. During that time we will broadcast the Hal Ginsberg Morning Show and Progressive Voices. We are excited to disassemble our current location and come up in a new, streamlined, yet more robust location. We are grateful Hal Ginsberg is willing able to keep Radio […]

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Streaming Issues with Progressive Voices   Posted on August 19, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

We continue to experience issues with Progressive Voices not streaming their content. We also had some issues with the computer we use to stream Progressive Voices. The combination of both issues resulted in a massive change to our streaming on Monday, August 17.  We apologize for any inconvenience you’re experienced from the Progressive Voices streaming […]

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Radio Monterey is Moving   Posted on July 29, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Over the past year I’ve done a lot to keep Radio Monterey operating.  Some of the big things in the beginning was eliminating the silences, stream outages and poor broadcast bandwidth. Hal was in telling me that he didn’t believe I could keep it operating because he couldn’t.  Thank you for that vote of confidence. […]

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A Confederate Flag Discussion   Posted on July 24, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the Confederate Flag. Slavery, regardless of how the slaves were treated, is a violation of human rights. There is revisionist history that indicates Northerners had slaves also; however, in most Northern states slavery was not legal. Some are saying the Confederate Flag represents the lineage of the […]

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A Loss to the Radio Monterey Family   Posted on July 21, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Audrey Annah Williams Audrey Annah Williams, Nov. 6, 1954 – July 12, 2015, Resident of Greenfield lost her battle. Audrey was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. She was married to her wonderful husband, Melvin Lee Williams for 43 years. She has four children, Melvin Jr., Ganya, Tye and Alanya. She has three grandkids and two on […]

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Transition Time at Radio Monterey   Posted on July 10, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Since taking over Radio Monterey the one constant I’ve faced, just like in life, is change. From the original radio show hosts, to the online only hosts, to the building, shifting infrastructure we have made Radio Monterey a player in the broadcast market. We are shifting again, looking for show hosts who want to share their […]

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Happy Anniversary to Solarzar   Posted on June 24, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

It was eight years ago that Kyralani and I started Good Vibrations Radio(r). It was one year ago as we prepared to move Good Vibrations Radio(r) to another network that Hal Ginsberg and I made a deal for the sale of Radio Monterey. After nine years of operating KRXA 540 Hal had definite ideas about […]

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Conservatives Using False Quotes to Advance Their World View   Posted on June 23, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

In this advanced age we can find truth and untruth on the Internet with a few key strokes.  However, as a public figure it is integral to the character of the person to verify through appropriate research the authenticity and origin of the dreck dripping from your mouth. Here are some ‘made up’, ‘false’ quotes […]

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Radio Monterey Confronts Propaganda   Posted on June 18, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Last night I was engaged in a conversation with someone who asked where I got my facts. I told him I listened to Radio Monterey with hosts Hal Ginsberg, Thom Hartman, Bill Press, David Packman. His response was he needed to listen to hear what propaganda I was being fed. To me that response was startling. […]

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Become a Certified Voyager Counselor   Posted on June 10, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Many of you are listeners weekly to Julie King’s Spirited Radio every Wednesday at Noon [PST]/ 3 pm [EST].  Julie is a master Intuitive using the Voyager Tarot as her oracle of choice.  She is offering a special opportunity for Voyager Counseling Certification with James Wanless, the creator of the Voyager Tarot. To upgrade and […]

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Moon Enters Taurus – Time to Take Stock   Posted on May 14, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

The Moon entered Taurus today as it continues its journey toward our Taurus New Moon on Sunday night 9:13 pm [PST]. It’s still in a waning crescent so it has reached it’s full peak of Taurus energy that the New Moon will bring. But it does give us the energy to slow down and take […]

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Be a Radio Monterey Member   Posted on April 12, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Radio Monterey exists for you. We provide a spiritually based alternative to the corporate media. Become a Radio Monterey member by joining our email list, become fans of our shows and share the shows with your family and friends. Help us make Radio Monterey the enlightened alternative to corporate media. Radio for the Open Mind.

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Total Lunar Eclipse   Posted on April 3, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Saturday April 4 at 4:57 am [PDT] we will have a Total Lunar Eclipse in Pisces, followed by a Full Moon at 5:05 am [PDT] in Pisces. You can watch the full Lunar Eclipse transit starting at 3 am [PDT]/ 6 am [EDT] right here at http://www.space.com/19195-night-sky-planets-asteroids-webcasts.html This year is too critical to continue sitting […]

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Be in Control   Posted on March 26, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

The air waves are filled with too much noise. This is wrong and that is wrong. If you spend all day listening to the news or even talk radio you can send up feeling disempowered and out of control of your life. At Radio Monterey we want you in control of your life. Our shows […]

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March, the Month of Self-Truth   Posted on March 5, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

What a difference a year can make. Last year I was financially flush, singularly focused and executing on my marketing plan. A year later none of that exists. Since March is the month of Self-Truth I can see through to where I have to focus and what is important. How about you? Are you experiencing […]

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Cha – Cha – Cha – Changes   Posted on February 2, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Thank your for your patience. The new web site for Radio Monterey will be deployed soon after six months of effort. Also, we have our own App which you can get at the iTunes or Google App Stores. Just search for Radio Monterey. We will add the links to our new web site after we […]

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New Radio Monterey is Open for Business   Posted on January 22, 2015 by Solarzar Dellaporta

We can declare success! Since taking over ownership of Radio Monterey in June I have had a journey of replace, repair and rebuild. As a former broadcast radio station, Radio Monterey, was not set up to be an Internet Radio Station.  There were equipment, bandwidth and programming issues that surfaced in layers. It was also […]

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Time Keeps on Slipping, Slipping into the Future   Posted on December 28, 2014 by Solarzar Dellaporta

In Fly Like an Eagle the Steve Miller Band told us to Fly Like an Eagle Until I’m Free as time keeps on slippin’ into the future. Today is the outcome of your thoughts and actions before today. Tomorrow will be the outcome of the thoughts and actions you take today and each day going […]

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There’s a New Way to Listen to Radio Monterey   Posted on by Solarzar Dellaporta

There are multiple ways to listen to Radio Monterey, and I’m excited to add another option. As those of you who access this web site know you can listen to Radio Monterey programming by selecting the “Listen Now” radio tower graphic in the upper index bar of the Home Page of Radio Monterey. You may […]

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New Radio Monterey   Posted on October 18, 2014 by Solarzar Dellaporta

Hello to all who read this. I am Solarzar, the owner/operator of Radio Monterey. Radio Monterey was built on the framework of what was formerly AM 540 KRXA, a Progressive Radio Station. After nine years of working on AM 540 KRXA, and over five years of shuttling back and forth between the East coast and […]

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