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Across-The-Board

San Francisco Bay Area Podcaster, Ed Pinto, talks about a number of topics that range from world news - restaurant reviews - gardening and a whole lot more. You may not agree with Ed on everything, but hopefully you find yourself entertained.

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The New Bay Bridge and Troubling Financial Waters

Ed is absolutely horrified at the cost overruns for the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge contructions. This scenario might apply to your hometown, as well. (Running Time: 10:13)

10mins

11 Jan 2009

Rank #1

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Golden Retrievers Imported from Taiwan - What?

Ed recently learned that Golden Retrievers are being sent to the United States from Taiwan and other countries, to be adopted. (Running Time: 7:30)

7mins

19 May 2013

Rank #2

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How To Give a Holiday Toast

Ed talks about the dos and don't s of giving a Holiday Toast. (running time: 7:17)

7mins

4 Dec 2011

Rank #3

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Back to The Garden - Staghorn Ferns

Ed ventures back into the garden to discuss one of his favorite plants, the Staghorn Fern. Exotic, stylish and worthy of being a point of interest in your backyard oasis. (Running time: 10:29)

10mins

29 Aug 2010

Rank #4

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Gulf of Mexico Crisis

Ed is absolutely disgusted with the disaster control effort taking place in the Gulf of Mexico, and that's not all. (running time: 9:10)

9mins

31 May 2010

Rank #5

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Tropical Plants Discussion

It's Ed talking up those plumerias and other tropical plants again. The season is near.(Running Time: 09:59)

9mins

15 Apr 2009

Rank #6

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Getting Depressed Is Not An Option

Fighting your way through tough times is the topic at hand. You have to keep strong between the ears and Ed tells you how. (Running time: 9:00)

9mins

29 Mar 2009

Rank #7

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Rush Limbaugh Has Spoken

Rush Limbaugh, the #1 nationally syndicated radio talk show host in America, has been in the center of controversey again. Ed takes a look at the American media icon. (Running Time: 7:54)

7mins

15 Mar 2009

Rank #8

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A Colonoscopy and Cancer Concerns

There is nothing to fear about getting a colonoscopy. Ed talks about his experience and the importance of getting this procedure done when the Doctor says it is time. (Running Time: 07:18)

7mins

15 Feb 2009

Rank #9

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Alex Rodriguez Apologizes

A-Rod, Miguel, we're surrounded by apologizing fools. Ed looks at this and offers a diagnosis. (Running Time: 09:44)

9mins

15 Feb 2009

Rank #10

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Fat Marley and Me

Ed examines pets; pet insurance; pet movies; and more in this full bodied report.(Running Time: 10:38)

10mins

20 Jan 2009

Rank #11

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Goodbye 2008, Hello 2009

Ed talks about starting the new year off right and a lot of it has to do with your attitude. (Running Time 08:13)

8mins

28 Dec 2008

Rank #12

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Christmas Time On A Budget

Ed examines shopping options for those with tight wallets. Ed also provides advice on Christmas parties and what not to do. (Running Time: 06:38)

6mins

7 Dec 2008

Rank #13

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Election Results Commentary

The Presidential Election is over and what does Ed think about it? Grab a chair and listen in. (Running time: 08:57)

8mins

9 Nov 2008

Rank #14

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Political Hit Pieces

What is a "Political Hit Piece"?When do they usually come out? Ed talks about this traditional political tactic and how political aspirants better be prepared. (Running time: 10:26)

10mins

26 Oct 2008

Rank #15

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Fall Bulb Planting and Weed Block

Ed's back in the garden telling you about Fall bulb planting and a great idea on weed blocking your yard. (Running Time: 09:00)

9mins

11 Oct 2008

Rank #16

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Kids Say The Darndest Things

It's family day in the Across-The-Board studios, as Ed interviews some of his nephews and nieces after a day at the San Francisco Zoo. (Running Time: 10:54)

10mins

26 Jul 2008

Rank #17

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Summer Vacation In San Francisco

Ed tells you the hot spots to visit for your San Francisco and surrounding regions vacation. You might want to get out your pen and paper and take notes. (Running Time: 13:41)

13mins

22 Jun 2008

Rank #18

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Plumeria Alert and Roses In The Landscape

It is the time of the season to plant your plumeria cuttings. Don't wait until later. Ed tells you why. Also, a look into Roses and how to landscape with them. (Running Time: 09:24)

9mins

1 Jun 2008

Rank #19

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Trouble in Baja

Things are a bit scary south of the border in Baja California. Ed takes a look at this bad scene and how it affects us. (Running Time: 08:07)

8mins

26 May 2008

Rank #20