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Carpinteria Valley Radio

Our Local Programs (All times Pacific)

BRYAN'S RADIO LUNCH TRUCK (Live Thursday at Noon, Replays Daily at 5PM)

Every Thursday at noon have a BLT on us! Join host Bryan Mootz of Carpinteria Beautiful as he chats with ordinary people who do extraordinary things. Local issues and stories along with music from Bryan's eclectic collection and guest requests.  It's Carp's new all-live radio show! Previous episodes can  now be downloaded as a podcast wherever you get your podcasts.

THIS WEEK: Kristina Calkins, Executive Director of the Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center!

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Radio veteran Dennis Mitchell offers his perspective as a newby to Carpinteria with a series of fun and informative interviews with city leaders and Carpinterians in the know. The show is a popular podcast at Spotify, iHeart, Podomatic and many other services. New season coming soon!


"Cannabis By the Sea" magazine publisher Melinda Bie and editor Amy Marie Orozco bring a fresh and informative look at cannabis as the plant that heals. Interviews with industry influencers and the latest cannabis news with a fun twist. It's high tea every time with two of our favorite Carpinterians.

CARPINTERIA'S ONLY LOCAL RADIO NEWS (Top of every hour every weekday)

Local headlines and news stories are part of the everyday program lineup at Carpinteria Valley Radio. Each morning 7-9, Dennis Mitchell helps you through the morning routine and commute with up to the minute rush hour traffic, weather and what's going on around the Queen of the Coast. We are the only local source for breaking and ongoing news at or near Carpinteria.

SURF THE WORLD'S SAFEST (Monday-Wednesday 12noon)

Longtime Carpinterian David Jay brought us one of the first-ever popular podcasts about Carp, and it lives on every day on Carpinteria Valley Radio. The show is available as a podcast on every popular platform so you can check out past episodes, and we also feature David's original program, "The World's Safest Podcast." Recorded all over town. Listen and soak in the Carpinteria vibe.


Starting at 6AM, you'll hear great music all day every Sunday! Whether your preference is Blues, California Rock, Bluegrass, Surf or Free-Form, we've got your music. Enjoy excellent shows like "Supersonic 70's" with Geoff Dorsett, "The Mystery Hour" with Ojai's Alex Robles, and 4 hours of Grateful Dead on "Grateful Grooves Archives."


We feature the music of California almost every hour of every day, and it doesn't get any more California than the Grateful Dead. Host/expert/wizard Ardas joins us from Ojai every Sunday evening with four glorious hours of unreleased Dead music and much more. And now you can catch a replay every Wednesday evening at 8.


Local realtor Mark Mutal takes his microphone into the heart of Carpinteria and talks to some of the town's most interesting people. From up and coming entrepreneurs to elected representatives, Mark and his guests give us a glimpse of why the people of Carpinteria feel so lucky to live here.

We're always looking for programs/podcasts/original content about Carpinteria. If you have a local show we're not airing, please contact us at 805-500-3144 or email us at

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