Something good is cooking in campus cafeterias, and the recipe
includes happier staffs. From school kitchens in Berkeley to
community college taquerías in San Diego, classified AFT locals
are raising wages and winning full-time status for food service
Gary Beck is the morning disc jockey at jazz station KSDS, a
nonprofit FM station based at San Diego City College. He and
afternoon DJ Ron Dhanifu have more than 80 years on-air between
them, and when the station holds its regular pledge drives, their
loyal listeners contribute the majority of donations.
It’s a little after 9 and morning drive time is easing on San
Diego freeways. Disc Jockey Gary Beck is in the broadcast booth
at jazz station KSDS, doing what he has loved since the 1960s:
Beck and afternoon DJ Ron Dhanifu have more than 80 years on-air
between them. When KSDS — a nonprofit FM station based at San
Diego City College — holds its twice-yearly pledge drives, the
two DJs bring in the majority of donations.