catching up Oct 23

‘Modern Family' Jesse Tyler Ferguson's New Baby (and Book!)

We loved having Jesse Tyler Ferguson on for a chat about being a new dad and launching a new venture—cooking with his bff. He also shares a fresh perspective on COVID Broadway theater shut downs. “Peo...

  • behind the music Oct 22

    Jazz Star Dave Koz' New Album Honors New Yorker Resilience

    If you haven’t seen him, you’ve heard him. Saxophonist Dave Koz’ music has been filling the homes of America for years. He’s now just released his first album in 20 years that was virtually recorded at the onset of the pandemic in New York City. Plus, watch and enjoy a live concert of a classic favorite.

  • wedding Oct 22

    Hey Brides, You Can Still Honor Your Wedding During a Pandemic

    Life may feel like it’s on hold right now but love is still in the air. Celebrity and bridal stylist Micaela Erlanger offers relief to brides everywhere as she shares logistical and emotional tips on how to make your wedding special. Because pandemic or not, people are still getting married.

  • Halloween Oct 22

    How to Completely Ditch the Candy This Halloween

    Want to avoid your kids’ sugar crash? Nutritionist Dr. Nicole Avena says we can all be celebrating a candy-free Halloween. It may sound hard to believe but she’s got us convinced with her candy alternatives, healthier hosting staples, and more.

  • California Live Oct 22

    Top Ramen with Bacon Parmesan Broth? Yes, Please.

    It’s officially the fall, which means chilly weather and warm food cravings are in full swing. The infamous Top Ramen noodles will always hit the spot whether to quickly curb hunger, calm the stomach, or inspire homey nostalgia. To further up the ante, Top Chef All-Star Melissa King shows us how to combine this American staple with two more......
  • dog training Oct 21

    Quarantined Dog Won't Stop Barking? Call Bark Busters

    One clear silver lining of the pandemic is the uptick in animal adoptions. That said, a lot of new animal owners are dealing with anxious quarantined dogs, barking for hours. Watch how Bark Busters, a company offering a much needed service, can train your dog to communicate without the “yips” and “woofs.”

  • California Live Oct 21

    Why Paul Reiser Couldn't Cast a Johnny Carson in New Comedy Series

    Like most of us, writer and comedian Paul Reiser has a deep affinity for Johnny Carson. Which is why he refused to have anyone else play Carson in Peacock’s upcoming comedy series “There’s Johnny!” so the show uses real historical clips. Reiser shares the importance of getting the show right. “It’s about NBC, it’s about the golden age of the......
  • Music Therapy Oct 21

    Band Plays Live Music for Lonely Animals at Oakland Zoo

    When the Oakland Zoo temporarily shut down due to COVID, a local Bay Area bluegrass band saw an opportunity to give the animals some company. Dirty Cello plays live concerts for bears, birds, goats, and more. While some animals were not amused others rocked out—see for yourself.

  • foodie Oct 21

    How to Make a Vegan Crunch Wrap

    Who needs fast food when you can create the healthier, guilt-free version at home? “Big Brother’s” Angela Rummans shows us how to make a vegan crunch wrap with all the best satiating ingredients. Watch to get the recipe or check out her new cookbook “Angela’s Plant-Based Kitchen.”

  • Red Table Talk Oct 20

    Gloria Estefan Gets Real on Life, Pain, and Relationships

    The one and only Gloria Estefan is getting vulnerable. She talks to us about her new show “Red Table Talk” which features her family having raw conversations about life in an effort to humanize common issues we all struggle with, even the fabulous Gloria. “You can’t fake real,” she says. “That is the main reason we wanted to do this...
  • foodie Oct 20

    This Gorgeous Brand New Portside Restaurant Is a Must-Do

    After five years of planning, San Diego has opened a quintessential portside restaurant. The Brigantine, originally founded in 1969, now sits on the water with sweeping marina views and features San Diego-style surf and turf and craft beers. Though unplanned, The Brigantine is uniquely fit for COVID-safe dining with its 4,200 square-foot structure ...
  • behind the scenes Oct 20

    Hamza Haq on How ‘Transplant' Is Inspiring Inclusivity

    Hamza Haq is the lead on one of the most diverse TV series of our time, NBC’s “Transplant.” He talks to us about his character, behind the scenes medical training, and how the diversity of the show rings true to what America needs right now. “Representation matters and it’s cool to be part of a show that takes that seriously.”...
  • beauty tips Oct 20

    How to Keep Your Lipstick Off Your Mask and On Your Lips

    Beauty influencer Mikaela South shows us how to apply lipstick so it doesn’t stick to your mask. All you need is tissue and an eye shadow brush and you can save yourself from wasting lipstick and extra laundry. She says the key to keeping lipstick off your mask is keeping it matte.

  • baby bump Oct 19

    Amber's Bump Is Out of the Bag

    CA Live has a new baby on the way! Watch host Amber Pfister get a little celebration surprise by her colleagues and friends, Danielle Nottingham and Vicki Johnson. The ladies talk about Amber’s new bump and the remarkable journey it was for her to become pregnant. Amber shares words of encouragement for all those soon-to-be mamas out there struggli...
  • behind the scenes Oct 19

    ‘DWTS' Derek Hough Is Getting Back on the Dance Floor

    You know him from his spicy Latin and ballroom dance moves on “Dancing With the Stars,” now professional dancer and choreographer Derek Hough is sitting in the judge’s seat on ABC’s hit show. He talks to us about unexpected live television moments and reveals his plan for getting back out on the dance floor.

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