Susan Wright

Susan is a green nut… but it’s cute on her! She’s passionate about protecting mother nature, loving animals, and recycling. No, really. If she sees someone throw their soda can or water bottle in the trash, she’ll assure they never let that happen again. “Why add to land fills when it’s just as easy to put that can back to work?” says Susan. Susan has lived in the Sacramento area for nearly twenty years, and enjoys gardening and photography.

Listen to Susan weekday afternoons from 3:00 ’til 6:00.

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Thursday Good News

 The USDA is buying $470 million worth of surplus meat, dairy, produce, and seafood from American farmers to donate to food banks. (story)


Wednesday’s Good News

 Nike is donating 30,000 pairs of shoes to healthcare workers around the country.  The shoes are the “Air Zoom Pulse,” which they released last November specifically designed for the needs of healthcare workers. (story)


Teachers Doing Good

With schools closed, a Wisconsin teacher is going out of her way to see her students. Paula Meyerteaches at Appleton North High School and loves running, so when some of her races were cancelled this spring, she created new routes around town that take her past the homes of her students. All because she misses them.She’s…


Victory Gardens Are Back!

Do you think gardening is too hard? Have you thought of planting a Victory garden during this odd time? It could be an easy way for you and your family to get the freshest, most nutrient dense food, while saving a trip to the grocery store.  Back in the day, these wartime gardens were veggie,…


Tuesday’s Good News

 An anonymous donor just gave a $1 million donation to Dignity Health Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, California with only one request:  Divide the money up as bonuses to the staff. So all the full-time employees like nurses, cleaning staff, lab techs, records keepers, and security guards will get an $800 check.  Part-time workers will…


Celebrities Doing Good

MIKE LOVE of the BEACH BOYS has teamed up with occasional Beach Boy JOHN STAMOS to record a new song to help fans groove through the coronavirus pandemic. It’s called “This Too Shall Pass”, and all royalties will go to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund to help food banks across the country as they support communities impacted by the pandemic. The “Parks…


Monday’s Good News

  The CEO of an apartment operating company called The Connor Group made $1.6 million in the stock market and decided to divide it up among all of his essential employees like property managers and maintenance workers. (story)   The U.S. military’s germ warfare research division may have just figured out how to do an early test…


Sunday Good News

 Ford Motor Company announced they’ve now produced 10 MILLION face shields for frontline workers. (story)


Saturday’s Good News

  We’re getting a major sport back in about TWO WEEKS.  NASCAR is starting back up with a Cup race on May 17th. Over a 10-day period, they plan to run seven races at tracks in Charlotte, North Carolina and Darlington, South Carolina. There won’t be any fans, but the races will be broadcast on Fox…


Things To Look Forward To In May

1.  Some big specials are going down this month.  There’s “The Call to Unite”, a 24-hour global livestream featuring tons of celebrities starting TONIGHT at 8:00 P.M. Eastern.Nickelodeon is airing a remote version of the “Kids’ Choice Awards” tomorrow.  The “Feeding America Comedy Festival” will air on May 9th.  And YouTube will be hosting a free virtual film festival beginning May 29th. And for everyone…

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Friday’s Good News

 A nine-year-old boy wanted to help others and his act of kindness has inspired others to keep it going. Nicholas used a $25 Target gift card to buy food to donate to a food pantry. His mom challenged others on Facebook to match his gift and he’s raised over $13-hundred. (story)


Wake Up Happier Tomorrow

No one is happy 100% of the time, but there are things we can do to help lift our mood, even while we’re isolating at home. Try these positivity-boosting strategies to help you look on the bright side.Set your mind on being happy – Happiness is a choice, but a hard one to remember, and…


Thursday Good News

 Taco Bell recently turned its headquarters in Irvine, California into a free drive-thru for big trucks, so firefighters and EMTs could get food.  And they’re doing it again tomorrow. (story)


What To Do If You Find Kittens

So, what DO you do if you find a kitten or kittens? Your first instinct may be to protect them and take them with you, but mama might be waiting in the bush for you to leave. The Sacramento SPCA has already seen a 500% increase in number of kittens under six weeks old, brought to…


Mother’s Day Gifts That Are Totally Doable

With us still under stay-at-home orders, you might be wondering what about Mother’s Day? If we continue this quarantine, there are some things that are totally doable, that you might want to think about planning now. I shopped for my sweet Mom already. She has a series of books that she just loves and I ordered…