Local Programs

90.3 KAZU broadcasts local programs including the Leon Panetta Lecture Series and the CSU Monterey Bay President's Speaker Series.  After each program airs you will find an audio archive below.

The final event in the 2015 Leon Panetta Lecture series focuses on the topic Cyber.  Secretary Leon Panetta moderates a discussion with Keith Alexander, former commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency; Renee James, president of Intel; and Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  This event took place Monday, June 1st in Monterey and aired live on 90.3 KAZU.

The third event in the 2015 Leon Panetta Lecture Series focuses on the Economy with Michael Boskin, former chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Christina Romer, former chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; and Alan Simpson, former U.S. Senator (WY) and co-chair of the Simpson-Bowles Commission.  Secretary Panetta moderates the event which took place on Monday, May 11th in Monterey.

University of Denver

The Carmel Public Library Foundation and KAZU welcomed Ambassador Christopher Hill to the Sunset Center in Carmel on Wednesday, April 8th in a benefit event for the Library Foundation.  KAZU's Krista Almanzan moderated the Q&A portion of the event.

Christopher Hill is a four time Ambassador whose last post was in Iraq.  He is the bestselling author of the recently published book Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy.  

Hill is currently Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

Race Relations with Ben Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP; Ray Kelly, former commissioner of the New York City Police Department; and Ken Salazar, former attorney general for Colorado and U.S. Secretary of the Interior.  Secretary Leon Panetta serves as the moderator of this discussion.  This event took place on Monday, April 20th.

The first event in the 2015 Leon Panetta Lecture Series focuses on the topic of energy and features Carol Browner, former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy; Steven Chu, former Secretary of Energy; Joe Manchin, U.S. Senator (WV); and T. Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital Management.  Secretary Leon E. Panetta serves as moderator.  This event took place on Monday, March 23rd in Monterey.

Monday, March 23, 2015, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m:   

Energy with Carol Browner, former director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy; Steven Chu, former Secretary of Energy; Joe Manchin, U.S. Senator (WV); and T. Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital Management.

Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m:

CSUMB President's Speaker Series: Paul Saffo

Nov 14, 2014

Paul Saffo is a forecaster with over two decades of experience in helping corporate and government clients understand and respond to the dynamics of large-scale and long-term change. He teaches at Stanford University, where he is a consulting associate professor in the School of Engineering, and chairs the Future Studies track at Singularity University.

On November 4th, he spoke at California State University Monterey Bay's World Theater about "Innovators, Upstarts and Mythmakers: The Deep Origins of Silicon Valley"

The third forum of the 2014 Leon Panetta Lecture Series  will focus on Security versus Freedom: Sedition to Internment to Surveillance.  Speaking with Secretary Panetta on the topic will be Barton Gellman, author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist; Michael Morell, former acting director and former deputy director of the CIA; and Robert Mueller, former director of the FBI.   

The event aired live Monday, May 12th at 7:00pm on 90.3 KAZU.   

The second forum in the 2014 Leon Panetta Lecture Series will focus on Role of Government:  Depressions, Wars, Equality and Poverty.  Speaking with Secretary Leon Panetta on the topic will be Barney Frank, former United States representative and chairman of the House Committee on Financial Servcies and Alan Simpson, former United States senator and co-chair of the Simpson-Bowles Commission.   

The event took place Monday evening, April 28, at the Monterey Conference Center Steinbeck Forum at 7:00 p.m. and aired live on 90.3 KAZU.   

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