Dale Gas Confidentials
By DaleGas Confidentials
This podcast consists of a Radio DJ who used to teach, a School Counselor who worked his ass off to earn his Masters Degree, and a Community Artist who is now a high school Dean of Students! They came together with the goal to engage in conversations that inform, provide resources, and most importantly open a dialog within our community about mental health, education, immigration, and our cultura!
Season 2 Volume 5 : Dr. Be Z
Dr. Be Z aka Dra Belinda Zamacona shares her student life trajectory from the state of Guerrero to the halls of SDSU and UC San Diego. As well as her most current achievement of attaining her Doctoral degree. Ps. We had some technical difficulties and our recorder stopped... but Wicho always thinking ahead and had us on a backup recorder. Enjoy the episode!!
September 22, 2021
Season 2 Volume 4 : Is there a Doctor in the Barrio?
Meet Dr. Beto Vasquez!! The vato, the scientist, the Doctor Del Barrio coming to a hood near you to spread that mad scientist gospel and then some. Don’t ask for a prescription because the only thing he’ll be prescribing & administering will be knowledge, wisdom and some social capital. From the streets to the streets and beyond.
July 16, 2021
Season 2 Volume 3 : The Crew
Meet the crew behind La Vuelta & The Shop. We discuss the history, tradition, cultura and much more regarding cruising in the 619 as well as the various events officially hosted or sponsored by them!
June 15, 2021
Season 2 Volume 2 : Dear Momma
Join us for a conversation with brothers Fred from Xteca beer and Michael from City CC on the wisdom, support and unconditional love that comes from the family’s nucleus, mom. We talk lowriding, DJing, beer, successes, failures, accomplishments, business ventures, ups & downs, familia and history inspired by a mother’s drive.
June 03, 2021
Season 2 Volume 1 : El JBG
Johnny from “life with Johnny B Good” podcast and cohost of the Lower Left podcast talks about getting educated, Familia, lowriding, music/DJing and running a crew of folks in a not so common work place. Plus the drive to do better and “Just Bring Greatness” to everything that we do in life.
April 28, 2021
Volume 13 : The Spoke On The Wheel
A vato who is ready for whatever. DJ, School Counselor, Lowrider... Whether it's a pachanga, car show, kickback or school dance. And of course comes with a wealth of street and school knowledge that has allowed him to meet and work with thousands of students in the barrios of San Diego. Yes, you guessed it! It is Wicho's turn to be on the hot seat and share his story to close out Season One of the Dale Gas Confidentials!
April 21, 2021
Volumen 12.2 : Community Tia
Nora Vargas aka “Community Tia” From the colonias in Tijuas to the hallways in Washington DC District 1 SD county board supervisor, Vice-chair for board, Community activist, and overall chingona with 25 years working to drive positive change and serve her community through public service. Our “Community Tia” is committed to ensuring that marginalized voices are included in the public dialogue regarding important issues such as health access, energy, technology, consumer protection, the environment, civic engagement, pensions and education.
April 02, 2021
Volume 12.1 : La Pink Chicana Poet
Sinai Cota, is the defiant daughter of Mexican immigrants, a first generation college student and a Chican poet who grew up in Barrio Logan. She has roots extending into Tijuana, Mexico where her family currently resides. Sinai is a first time author. Wrote and self-published: Pink Poems Tan Thoughts, a series of colorful poems and bilingual short stories that promotes healing and self-love through storytelling. Last year she co-founded and coordinated a college scholarship in honor of her late mentor Nancy Brusch, with the non-profit UrbanLife. She now donates 100% of book profits to UrbanLife to support awarding 4 yearly college scholarships to BIPOC student learners from immigrant and refugee backgrounds in City Heights. Sinai is currently an educator and doctoral student at UC San Diego, and plans to celebrating the underrepresented student voices in higher education through her research. You can follow Sinai on Instagram at Pink Chicana Poet, where she uplifts and highlights BIPOC businesses, artists, writers, activists and empowering messages.
March 26, 2021
Volume 11.3 : Dra. Rebelde!
From Lynwood to Riverside all the way down to San Diego, Dr. Berenice Badillo takes us through her journey as a student, artist, muralist, all the way to her Ph.D! She tells us about her experience as an Art Therapist and we get into the current state of education, teachers, counselors and what we can consider to make our experiences better. Not to mention, Representation... ¡QUE VIVAN LAS MUJERES CHINGONAS!
March 17, 2021
Volume 11.2 : La Activista
From the streets of Barrio Logan Heights to the halls of UCSD no obstacles has been able to discourage this young Chicana Chingona aka La Activista from achieving her goals, attaining a college degree and being involved in community activism among many other things regardless of life happenings.
March 11, 2021
Volume 11.1 : The Hoodtherapist
From childhood to teenmotherhood to adulthood to therapyhood no obstacles have been too big that she couldn’t overcome to accomplish her goals and achieve her dreams. A chingona therapist that can relate! We celebrate you and every women on this women’s HERstory month.
March 04, 2021
Volume 10 : el cool Dean!
Check out this great conversation with the vato, the artista, the cool Dean. Yes that one vato that doesn’t say much but does a lot, that one artista that creates unique artwork, that one “cool Dean of student’s” we all wish we would of had and/or needed for inspiration, guidance and cultural relevance.
February 04, 2021
Volume 9 : The Connection
There's the man with the master plan then there's the man with the connections; Ruben Torres from Love Thy Neighbor. A truly talented community oriented person who's humbleness will overshadow his many talents, accomplishments, and struggles but never his mission! Take a listen and let us know what you think!
December 25, 2020
Volume 8 : Dra. Chingona
Meet Dr. Fabiola Bagula, a Mother, Friend, Educator, Leader, Writer, Blogger, and all around Bad Ass Mujer! Take a listen and let us know what you think!
December 08, 2020
Volume 7 : Caliburrito Dreamin'
You know em as Beto Perez, but we turn the tables for this one and hear a part of Luis Alberto Perez's story! From being a DACA recipient to his journey through life and becoming a Radio DJ. Give em a listen and share! Follow us on Social Media: Dale Gas - @_Dale_Gas_ Wicho Flores - @YourNeighborhoodDJ Beto Perez - @CaliBurrito Enrique Lugo aka chikle! - @chikle79
October 21, 2020
Volume 6 : Surviving Suicide
September is Suicide Awareness month and on this episode we learn from Gilberto Ardilla, aka GPA, as he explains the healing process for the family and friends on such a tragedy.
September 02, 2020
Volume Five : Growing Up Lowrider
Hear from Rene Acevedo as he talks about Three Generations of Lowriding, fatherhood, entrepreneurship, and other things!
August 14, 2020
Volume Four : Military Life
We sit with Miguel Alatorre, aka Commander, and listen to his story on life before, during, and after serving in the US Army as well as a few other things he is too humble to mention.
July 05, 2020
Volume Three : Graduation
Meet Juan Carlos Lozano, a recent Graduate of the Class of 2020! We chop it up on graduation during these times of COVID-19, music, business, and the future.
June 25, 2020
Volume Two : Chicano Park Day
Were in the middle of a pandemic and one of our biggest cultural events in the city was impacted by it. No Chicano Park Day Celebration this year...
April 28, 2020
Volume One : The Intro
Get to know your hosts, who we are, what we do, and what we care about... COMMUNITY!
April 01, 2020