35. Kate Post, Stockton Asparagus Festival - April 9, 2010

Welcome to Podcast Stockton, episode 35, featuring Rod's interview with Kate Post, Executive Director of the Asparagus Festival. A quick look at the news:

Stockton foreclosure rates are starting to decline.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is helping tax filers, for more info call 209-644-8600.

The US Census Bureau is still encouraging people to return their census forms to avoid a personal visit to your home. Visit 2010.census.gov for more info.

Wes's Stockton activities guide. Go to VisitStockton.org to sign up for the weekly events e-mail and follow @Stockton_CA on Twitter and on Facebook. Be sure to listen, there may be another giveaway.

In this episode:

The Podcast Stockton iPad review.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This year's theme is Don't Stand By, Stand Up. For more info on events going on this month to raise awareness of sexual violence, visit the Women's Center of San Joaquin County website.

A mini-interview with Susan Mora-Loyko, event co-ordinator of the Stockton Earth Day Festival. This year's event will be held on Sunday, April 18 at Victory Park. Come out and learn how we can help protect our planet and stop by and say hi to us, we'll be emcees!

Sports with Lowell Tuckerman

Restaurant Review - Fon Wong's Deli located at 3201 West Benjamin Holt Drive, (209) 952-6886, open Mon-Sat 11am-8:30pm.

What's new on Closetgoodies.com.

Rod's interview of Kate Post, Executive Director of the Asparagus Festival. This year, the Asparagus Festival celebrates its 25th year. Visit their official website, blog, Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.

This week's question of the week: Do you commute?Plus listener voicemails from Andy. Andy Pinasco, aka @brewery33, will be making good on his trash bet and will be spending one hour (from 8 AM - 9 AM) picking up garbage at Janet Leigh Plaza. Look for him downtown on Saturday 4/10. So, join him if you'd like, or just enjoy downtown Stockton and congratulate him when he's done.

Until next time, make it great Stockton!