Rick Dulock

Program Director

Rick Dulock is originally from Gainesville, Florida. He fell in love with NPR as a student board operator for 91.9 KVCR in 1996 and since then has worn many hats including Development Director and Pledge Producer. Rick has served as Program Manager since 2011 and is currently working on bolstering KVCR's Weekend Showcase with limited series and unique public radio offerings.

An online report Friday from the San Bernardino Sun said San Bernardino County Sheriff's investigators, following up on leads generated by a human trafficking arrest in Chino last week, made another arrest in San Bernardino.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

The Press Enterprise is warning commuters about closures this week involving the NEW 91 Express Lanes. 
Late night and early morning commuters may pass work crews during Express Lane closures on the 91 in Corona again this week.  Here are scheduled closures for the next several days.

All scheduled closures will impact EASTBOUND Express Lanes ONLY-

Tonight we talk to Dovey Dee, an American artist living in Australia and sharing her interpretations of vast Aussie landscapes at the dA Center for the Arts in Pomona.  Also in tonight’s episode, a conversation with Phil Rosenthal. He has a six-episode series for PBS airing on KVCR TV this summer called “I’ll Have What Phil’s Having.” And it’s time for our annual preview of The Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival. We’ll ask the Bowl’s Executive Director, Beverly Noerr what’s in the works for the 94th season.

We start this week's show with John Wolf, Curator of Montclair Art Works. He explains to KVCR's Lillian Vasquez his concept of bringing art into public spaces which is resulting in unexpected exposure and brand new audiences for uniquely public presentations.  Lillian also speaks with Professor Margaret Worsley about the Instrumental Music Program being built anew at San Bernardino Valley College.  And, a book interview with Louie Fuerte - the man behind the camera for 12 seasons of California's Gold with Huell Howser.

Guitars for Vets is a nationwide program with a local chapter in Loma Linda. As the name indicates it involves music and veterans. We sat down with James Robledo, a veteran who went through the program and now leads it. After that, we'll speak to David Batista, Vice President of Strategic Development at San Antonio Regional Hospital. The hospital puts on an annual Hot Rod Show where health screenings for men also take place.

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The Building Industry Association, National Association of Home Builders, and the California Building Industry Association are hosting their annual Housing Policy Conference in Ontario tomorrow (Friday).  KVCR's Rick Dulock called the local Building Industry Association CEO, Carlos Rodriguez, to find out more.

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"Give Something Back" is an organization that provides scholarships and mentoring to low-income students in five states.  A new partnership between the organization and California State University San Bernardino will establish a statewide,million-dollar college scholarship program for the Golden State's most at-risk students.  Bob Carr, the founder and chairman of Give Something Back, introduced the program and presented a $1 million check to university officials back on May 9.  With help from Coyote Radio at CSUSB, Rick Dulock spoke with Carr shortly after he presented the check.

Memorial Day brings remembrances of all kinds, but mostly reflections on and around those who gave their lives in the name of freedom. Our show begins with the Riverside Concert Band. The group will pay tribute to those who served with a performances at Riverside National Cemetery on Memorial Day morning at 10 AM.  Lillian Vasquez speaks with Jim Bachert, he's one of the musicians in the group and serves as their President. University of Redlands student and KVCR intern, Michael Pesavento speaks with local author Ron MacDonald about his new book, Arlington Anthology: Field of Honor.

We begin this episode of KVC_aRts with Lillian Vasquez in conversation with Sherri Kinison who, with her husband, owns and runs the Grove Theatre in Upland. Sleeping Beauty; Dads, Grads and Moho's; Elvis: Hollywood the Vegas AND the Beatles Tribute Band Abbey Road are all on the schedule at the Grove in the coming weeks. We'll also hear from Axel Clark, the drummer who plays Ringo Starr in Abbey Road - His group will perform at the Grove on June 24. Next, Debbie Yopp tells Vasquez about Norco's Brew N' Que weekend - June 2-4 with food, brew, music and fun!

This week's show begins with Rick Dulock and two talented students from La Sierra University, Michael Patterson and Susana Leiva. Patterson will conduct the school orchestra's Spring Concert on May 13 and Leiva will lend her voice to the evening's repertoire. On May 22 a new and unique coffee house opens in Claremont; Sanctuary Coffee. Lillian Vasquez chats with Steve Gerali who hopes to provide respite for weary workers and students where the profits go to charity! Also in this episode of KVC_aRts David Fleming speaks with the newest member of Celtic Woman, Tara McNeill.

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The California Public Utilities Commission announced yesterday (Monday) that state regulators are considering possible penalties against Southern California Gas Company for faulty billing practices that may have taken place between June 2015 and May 2016.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

Joey Travolta began his adult life as a special education teacher, but filmmaking is his passion. He put the two together and created Inclusion Films, a company that partners with entities in a growing number of communities and trains people with developmental disabilities in the art of filmmaking. Lillian Vasquez speaks with Joey about the latest partnership in KVCR's city of license - San Bernardino.  Classes start this month. She also speaks with a PBS star she first interviewed when he was just nine years old. Ethan Bortnick is 16 now.

The Inland Empire Economic Partnership will host a speakers' series for candidates who have declared for the 2018 California governor's race.  Part 1 in the series is today (Friday) and features former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.  It'll be held at the Universal Technical Institute in Rancho Cucamonga.  KVCR's Rick Dulock spoke with IEEP President Paul Granillo to ask what the candidate speaker series is all about.

KVCR's Lillian Vasquez chats with Emin, a talented tenor seen and heard on KVCR TV/PBS, about his life, career and upcoming concert scheduled for May 27 in L.A.  Also this week, we revisit David Fleming's sit-down with JP Houston and Julie Van Dusen. They are the talented comedy duo behind American Parlor Songbook heard now on multiple public radio stations across the country... And KVCR had it first!  91.9 KVCR will host a LIVE taping of the APS in the KVCR TV studio later this month.

4/19/17   We revisit a 2014 interview by Lillian Vasquez with New York Times Bestselling author, Ron Suskind whose book, Life Animated has inspired a 2016 documentary film of the same name. 

Rick Dulock speaks with three barbershop singers from The Inland Sound Chorus. Their concert in Riverside on April 29 features their own group along with special guests, The Stadl Harmonists from Germany. 

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North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino reopens today with extra staff and tight security, just a week after the deadly shooting that took the life of special education teacher Karen Elaine Smith and 8-year-old student Jonathan Martinez.  9-year-old Nolan Brandy, who was wounded in the classroom shooting, is recovering at home since being released Friday after five days in the hospital. 

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More details are emerging about the perpetrator and victims of yesterdays fatal shooting that resulted in the deaths of 3 people - one a schoolkid - at an elementary school in San Bernardino.  KVCR's Ken Vincent and Rick Dulock have more.

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Volunteer tax preparers are available to help lower-income taxpayers in the Inland Empire prepare their tax returns and get tax credits that they otherwise might not know they're entitled to... which could result in some some taxpayers getting money back from the government that they might have missed by filling out their forms without help.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

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The three people who perished in the crash of a small plane into a Riverside neighborhood this week were identified by friends and family yesterday.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

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The San Bernardino Community College District is announcing today (Monday) that it expects to receive $157 million for moving KVCR Television's four digital channels from their present position on the UHF channel band to new channel positions on the VHF band.  This is the result of the Community College District's participation in the Federal Communications Commission "Broadcast Incentive Auction."  KVCR's Rick Dulock explains.

Nearly 155-thousand holiday travelers are expected to pass through Ontario International Airport between Friday, Dec 23 and Tuesday, Jan 3. KVCR's Rick Dulock reports.

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KVCR's Rick Dulock reports on Friday evening's "Night of Remembrance" event at Cal State San Bernardino, gathering members of the community to mark the one-year anniversary of the San Bernardino terror attack, resulting in 14 deaths and some two-dozen injuries.

On Friday evening the City of San Bernardino and many friends and neighbors remembered the 14 lives lost in the December attack during a special Night of Remembrance. This public event took place in Coussoulis Arena at California State University, San Bernardino.

The event was designed to honor the victims and promote hope and healing, and included speakers from law law enforcement and first responders, faith and city leaders, and survivors along with musical performances. The entire event may be viewed by clicking the picture below.

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Firefighters had an early morning call to fight a raging pallet yard fire in San Bernardino. KVCR's Rick Dulock has this report.

The U.S. Drought Monitor showed nearly a quarter of California is out of the drought as of yesterday. It's the best news heard in our dry state since March of 2013.  KVCR's Rick Dulock has details.

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Federal Aviation Administration Chief Michael Huerta grew up in the Inland Empire and yesterday, made the official announcement placing ONT into local control. KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

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Question: What do you get when you mix nanotube technology with plants?  Answer:  Bomb sniffing spinach
KVCR's Rick Dulock has more.

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In this excerpt from KVCaRts, the new director of the Redlands Symphony Orchestra, Ransom Wilson, is interviewed by KVCR's Rick Dulock.

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A swarm of small earthquakes followed a moderate temblor that shook an area southeast of the Inland Empire yesterday (Monday).  KVCR's Rick Dulock has details.

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Visitors to the San Bernardino National Forest will be able to access any part of the preserve for free tomorrow (Saturday) in celebration of National Public Lands Day.  KVCR's Rick Dulock reports.

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