26. Tod Ruhstaller - February 4, 2010

Welcome to Podcast Stockton, episode 26. In this episode, Matt and Rod sit down with Tod Ruhstaller, CEO of The Haggin Museum.

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A couple of items from the news: In honor of Black History Month, Stagg High School students will participate in Lend Your Hand’s (501c3) National Black History Bee (NBHB) competition. For more information, call Andres Uyeda or Kathy Davis 209-933-7445 ext. 8471. This Saturday, February 6 at 12 PM, there is a rally and petition signing at the Tuxedo Park Station. The event will be held at 2616 Pacific Avenue. If you cannot attend, but would like to sign the online petition, visit stocktonmiraclemile.com.

Will Susan Eggman shave her head for $5,000? Sparked on Twitter, Council Member and friend of the show,Susan Eggman said she would shave her head if Stockton Twitter users raised $5,000 for kids cancer research.

Thunder + Twitter = #thweetup. Come join local Twitter celebrities, @MikeBravo11, @Abraxas579, @omardesign209, @griffin209, @PGHMatt and more on Friday, February 12 as the Stockton Thunder plays host to the Ontario Reign. Discounted tickets are $7. Visit stocktonthunderandlightning.com/thweetup to get yours!

The sports update with Lowell Tuckerman.

Lights, Camera, Literacy! You are cordially invited to attend the 19th annual Trivia Bee put on by the Library & Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County. We will be there to support one our favorite charities in Stockton. We need one more person to complete our three-person team. Are you good at movie trivia? If you're interested, send us an e-mail or call Matt at 483-5199. We are paying the $550 entry fee and if you're selected, we'll pay for your guest to attend as well. Check out the official brochure here and visit sjcliteracy.org. Come help the Library & Literacy Foundation raise some much needed money!

Interested in becoming HAZWOPER certified? Green Works Environmental Services has a couple of spots open for the 40 hour training that starts Monday, February 8. The class normally costs $750 but you can get in for $150. For more information, call Dawn at 603-7104.

Our interview with Tod Ruhstaller, CEO/Curator of History of The Haggin Museum. Learn about the 1st and 3rd Thursdays program and the 79th Annual McKee Student Art Exhibition, visit hagginmuseum.org. Also, follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

What's the one piece of tech you can't live without? We get some great responses on Facebook and some voicemails from Kraig, Devin and Gabriel from The Singlemalt Versus Podcast, JonAndy.

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Next week, we want to know what was your first gadget or electronic toy?

Until next time, make it great Stockton!