OLAS NEWS

February 2, 2023

Tianna Woodruff talks Cannabis, Social Equity, How to Break Stereotypes.

Diane Castañeda

Dr. Leroy hosts Tianna Woodruff, Founder and CEO of Queen Mary. Her early experiences in Los Angeles have influenced her to create and lead a quickly expanding Cannabis brand

January 20, 2023

Dive Into The Comedy World and The Secrets To Produce Your Own Show

Diane Castañeda

Walter Ford interviews comedians Bilal Young and Max Manticof to gain insight into the business of the comedy world. ‍Bilal Young is an LA based comedian, producer and host of the comedy show “The Black Outside. Max Manticof is a NYC based producer and stand up comic, host of the Street Talk Comedy show and has also been featured on Kevin Hart's Lol Network, Amazon Prime, and Time out. 

January 6, 2023

Introducing La Jolla Comedy Store’s Lou Brockman

Diane Castañeda

Lou Brockman is best known for his piano improvisation in the La Jolla Comedy Store. Walter and Lou share stories about bumping elbows with Hollywood stars like Robin Williams and partying in the mansions of the Hollywood Hills.

January 4, 2023

Beyond the Golden State Killer: How New Genetic Technology Helps Solve Cold Cases

Diane Castañeda

Verogen CEO, Brett Williams and former District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert on how genetic technology is changing law enforcement. 

December 27, 2022

Breaking Free From Social Media with Larissa May of Half The Story Project

Diane Castañeda

The episode dives deep into why it’s important to break free from the echo chambers that the social media algorithm creates.

December 19, 2022

“Cannabis was the Case They Gave Me!

Study Shows: Cannabis Saved Her Life

Returning to the show, Nicole and Jaime Fernandez, of Grace H+W, come with unbelievable news! Dr. Leroy recounts their experience battling Cancer and incorporating an incredible regiment of Cannabis. This experience is now accompanying their new case study, The Fernandez Report released in Fall of 2022.

December 16, 2022

Bigg Weezy Talks Comedy and Being Your Own Boss.

Diane Castañeda

After a show in 2018, Walter told Weezy he'd pay for his meal for some comedy advice, he's been his mentor ever since. Bigg Weezy has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry as well as just co-produced a comedy show with Walter featuring the Legend Mark Curry. 

December 14, 2022

The Trailblazing Deputy That Took on the Golden State Killer and Misogyny

Diane Castañeda

One of Sacramento’s most notable detectives, Carol Daly, has investigated many high profile cases spanning two decades. Anne Marie revisits some of them and talks about her incredible career as a trailblazing woman in California law enforcement.

December 11, 2022

Comedian and Educator Stephan Sanders Ain’t No Joke

Diane Castañeda

Steph B talks with Dr. Stephan Sanders who recounts how his trauma as youth, like depersonalization, affects him now and how therapy and Arts helped him cope. A professional educator, foodie, and comedian, Sanders shares some of his experiences with young people of today and concerning issues that they face like “cancel culture”.

December 8, 2022

Embarc Cannabis: From Seizures, to Handcuffs, to an Industry Success Story

Dustin Moore, founder of Embarc, a retail platform in California that operates a number of cannabis dispensaries throughout the state. He shares his story about how his dad was using cannabis to help seizures and how he went through Cannabis politics, his participation in developing Proposition 64, the legalization of adult use of cannabis, and the progress over the years unifying communities in a positive way.