Jonathan Westerling

Author's details

Name: Jonathan Westerling
Date registered: June 11, 2012
URL: https://www.radiosausalito.org

Biography

Founder of Radio Sausalito. Jonathan loves jazz and loves Sausalito.

Latest posts

  1. “Turn Your Radio On” – Hear the Broadcast! — August 15, 2017
  2. “Turn Your Radio On” – Cast & Crew — June 30, 2017
  3. Marinship @ 75 a Radio Sausalito Celebration — June 27, 2017
  4. 24/7 Christmas Jazz from Radio Sausalito — November 28, 2015
  5. Hot Jazz Heats Up Radio Sausalito this Fall — September 23, 2015

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A Different Slant 174: Interview of Paul Kaplan of KKMI

Paul Kaplan, one of the partners of KKMI, shares interesting insights into running a boatyard in Sausalito.  Boating in the Bay Area is a different experience.

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A Different Slant 173: It’s Voting Time Again

For Labor Day, Host John Flavin parodies “It’s Crying Time Again” with a woeful rendition of “It’s Voting Time Again”, with verses for the incumbents, the challenger and Measure O.

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A Different Slant 172: Interview with Sausalito City Council Challenger, Jill Hoffman

Host John Flavin interviews Jill Hoffman, challenger for a seat on the Sausalito City Council.  Jill discusses her education and background, the reasons she is running, how she will handle her colleagues once elected and her goals for her term.

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A Different Slant 171: Whack A Mole

Dealing with the Marin planning process can often remind you of the arcade game Whack A Mole.

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A Different Slant 170: The Tyrant of Marin

Learn the five steps host John Flavin would take if made the Tyrant of Marin

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A Different Slant 169: Neighborhood Crime, the Why’s and the Possible Cure

Neighborhood crime is on the uptick.  Hear why and some concrete ideas for solutions.

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Live Interview with Belgian Trumpeter Jean-Paul Estievenart

Jonathan Westerling interviews Jean-Paul Estievenart – a young trumpet virtuoso who has been getting rave reviews for effectively capturing traditional jazz elements in his new compositions which are sampled here.  What makes it possible to make a good living as a freelance jazz player in Brussels? (Note that this is a large file, so it may …

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Live Interview with Guitarist Quentin Dujardin from Brussels

Jonathan Westerling interviews Jazz guitarist Quentin Dujardin blends melodies from around the world into his jazz. The interview includes a live on-air performance, as well as tracks from his latest CD “Distances”. (Note that this is a large file, so it may take a few minutes to download.)

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Live interview from Belgium with Bandleader Michael Herr

Jonathan Westerling interviews Michel Herr – An accomplished bandleader and composer who is celebrating the 200th birthday of the inventor of the saxophone with several pieces for that instrument. We also hear several selections of his music.  The audio quality improves as the interview progresses. (Note that this is a large file, so it may …

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A Different Slant 168: Protect and Honor

Has host John Flavin gone off his rocker?  Suggesting a Sausalito ordinance that requires all adult citizens pack a gun?  Maybe he’s crazy like a fox…listen to his logic. Also when do the Four Horsemen on the Sausalito City Council finally recognize who was the real force behind a win-win outcome for the most recent …

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A Different Slant 167: Lily Pad Homes

Host John Flavin interviews Rachel Ginis, principal of Lily Pad Home regarding “junior second units”, a creative version of accessory dwelling units which presents a “win-win-win” situation for homeowners, tenants and the City.  Listen to the show and then let your elected officials know you support junior second units.

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A Different Slant 166: The Proposed Increase to the Sausalito Sales Tax Rate

Host John Flavin reviews the proposed sales tax increase including the City’s rationale and some concerns he has about the increase.  If the rationale for the tax hike is to fund capital improvements, why are four City Council members refusing to earmark the revenue from the tax increase to capital improvements?  He urges both his …

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A Different Slant 165: Why The High Cost Survey?

Host John Flavin suspects that the recent Sausalito voter survey involving two consulting groups is nothing more than a high-priced puff piece to help support the passage in November of the ballot for the proposed one-half cent sales tax increase and the re-election of incumbent(s).  His suspicion is partially based on the refusal of City …

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A Different Slant 164: Marin County Like Iraq?

Why does Host John Flavin compare the current political polarization in Marin County to Iraq?

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A Different Slant 163: Closing the Deal

The City Council now has an option to satisfy the requirements of the state-imposed Housing Element numbers without applying zoning overlays…but will it close the deal?

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A Different Slant 162: Be Careful

The Sausalito Housing Element may have run or may well run afoul of two old adages:  Be careful what you wish for and be careful not to over promise.

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A Different Slant 154: Adults Needed for Marin Leadership

Host John Flavin shows it’s time for adults to come to the table to plan the future of Marin County as the current batch of elected officials are acting like ignorant children.

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A Different Slant 153: My Mistake and Your Windfall

Host John Flavin admits to a major mistake and tells you how to profit from his error.

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A Different Slant 151: Dealing with Bullies

Host John Flavin reviews the proper treatment of bullies, whether they be international leaders or local planning officials.

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A Different Slant 150: The Marin Bubble

Host John Flavin reviews life in the Marin County Bubble.

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A Different Slant 152: The Planning Vortex

No one knows the impact of all the recent planning laws and regulations on a particular property…except the developers.  Hello, WinCup!

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A Different Slant 149: Strawberry’s Victory and More

Host John Flavin reviews the Marin County Board of Supervisors’ decision to delay designating Strawvberry a Plan Development Area and also two reports, one national, one local, of significance to Southern Marin.

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A Different Slant 148: Engendering Lawlessness

Host John Flavin explores how the high cost of permit fees and the inflexible enforcement of building codes is driving homeowners and contractors alike to lawlessness.

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A Different Slant 147: Evaluating the Performance of the Sausalito City Council

Host John Flavin applies the criteria outlined by Dick Spotswood in a Marin IJ piece in late January to the Sausalito City Council to determine whether the council members qualify as “A Team” or “F Troop. As promised during the show, here is the script from the show annotated with the sources John references to …

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A Different Slant 146: Interview of Chris Jones re High Density and Green House Gasses

Host John Flavin interviews Chris Jones, a doctoral candidate at UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group, regarding his research into the impact of high density development in the suburbs on green house gas emissions.  You may be surprised by his conclusions. Several tools are mentioned during the show and you can find them at: The …

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