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Monthly Archives: August 2013

The History of Labor Day

Here at the Maria Sanchez Show, we were curious about the history of Labor Day. We found that the holiday got its start on Sept. 5, 1882, thanks to the support of New York City’s Central Labor Union. President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day officially in 1894, following a nationwide railroad workers’ strike. Oregon was

State Senator Fran Pavley’s take on Hydraulic Fracturing

There’s been a lot of debate about fracking, or hydraulic fracturing in the news. The process involves the injection of chemicals, sand, and water deep underground. This cracks rock formations, which frees up gas and oil that may be trapped there. Oil is the biggest focus in California, but the state currently lags behind several

Crowdfunding vs. Crowd Sourcing

Crowd Sourcing means finding people who are willing to use their man power to help a cause. On the other hand, the concept of Crowd Funding is that a lot of people will donate money for a cause, project, business or start up. These individuals may or may not personally know the person or business

Ellen Smoak on Growing After a Breakup: Hear it First on the Maria Sanchez Show

Some things you can’t help; but there’s always something that you can. Ellen Smoak visited our show, The Maria Sanchez Show, and separated the girls from the women. Ellen explains her popular book that offers insights on how to heal after a breakup, as she differentiates between the pain of the actual breakup and getting

George Farrell, Author of “Angry Black Man’s Guide to Success”, Sounds Off on The Maria Sanchez Show

Hitting the hot issues, we had best-selling author George Farrell recently on the Maria Sanchez Show, opening up and answering questions on his provocative book entitled, “Angry Black Man’s Guide to Success” of the Strong Black Man series. He visited with us, mostly giving his take on President Obama’s comments on the George Zimmerman case. He uses

Going Back to School

Going back to school can be a hectic time, and there are a few things that you will need to remember to take care of beforehand. Not only will you need to secure your financial aid, student loans and other educational funds but you may have to secure housing, a reliable form of transportation and

Thanks To All Our Listeners For Joining Me At Spank! And The 8th Annual Heels & Wheels Ride

Wow! What can I really say to express my gratitude to all my listeners? THANK YOU for attending the opening of the musical “Spanks! The Fifty Shades of Parody” held at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center on July 16th. I had a fantastic time joining listeners there as we laughed until almost falling out