Good Day Sacramento's Tina Macuha

Monday, March 12th

Oh, this woman! Tina Macuha has been on Good Day Sacramento since the beginning. Mom, breast cancer survivor, foodie, musician, BEE KEEPER (!!!) and my long time friend - give a listen and hear the many reasons why! 


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Walsh saw off most. Firm. And shoot hears from emotion. There. To. It's nor account names I only have an Intel Tina it would just go with that. Nor account name born and raised different Tim Cook and trying in your businesses you program called cat chat. Cat chats with north count names you've Hoover or not like get cute and I can't remember it. This is how long we've known each other this interview was scheduled a few days ago and I called him because I had a cold more so than I did do now. And I was very apologetic because I was. Need to reschedule and Tina took a moment on the phone and sent a completely different. Toll from out of town and sounds I'm super important I was doing chores and you totally are important you know. We go back. Weigh thirty years. Thirty years at least. And how old is your oldest my oldest is 26 but I gauge it I was and married yet and we've been married almost 29 years in Miami notes no long time or hair has. Has changed with us like man wig stops have more here than anywhere and now and I've seen it and currently dates and other states and on and on. You have lived your whole life. Holt live on only moved one time the first house and lived and it was 41 year. Matthew would Asia from move away from here of humor from one house to another in Sacramento. My account Yemen from Sacramento to Carmichael. Arena half miles away. Who dramatic. And went from little house of mount lemon hunters graphene. Into. Double the size. And so little lost. In Houston all spaces from being comfortable and even back then house. Drive by once an emblem whichever knock on the door and go and if they like to I haven't you know the owners. It just worked out that way I don't know them and we're close. You know will be in hello and so I stopped by they would like commencing how we changed my mom I'm okay. Isn't that how we would happen to you and I because you told me till I went by the house that I grew up in in Sunnyvale and that person was out front and she says hello and said hello in the operative nice that I grew up in this Massachusetts which elect Canon. And I started crying exit invaded twenty years for you to be outside this I encourage you to do that right. But I encourage you to use it in your car across the street for hold it and burst into tears when it finally happened at the pitcher not ready in Italy do not seem to be I've scenery in Islam comfortable because like you remember certain things and certain room nineteen we had Christmas tree right over here but now remodel so it's a different feel. That's what I mean absolutely home now coming home now let's get on. Union early on the to a TV in this industry and for folks who were maybe just thirteen of them could they Sacramento she started radio and that's kind of how we met each other but. Your first it was radio. Stillman the always going to be. So with radio I mean you two. Listening I fantasized about in high school. I mean. Now ninth tenth grade so I created my fake radio station came pack is man. And KM IC US bank area so a teacher and cables and a little mixer. And then I had one of those pushing brooms and I taped to my microphone to that. So I could you know we courts up on cassette. But for those of you did analytic fetish guy that means you're young and has little tiny tape. Recorders things sellout record myself on my GA BC. Stereo in my to turn tables in my hand nice techniques turn tables like accusing it breaks sound like for example your members really bad in the that was rod Stewart's. It was news lewis' hit back then. And I and I ranked tennis and I. That was rides to a ten nights the night. Time KM AC came media decently in the cassettes. Right you are you know idea of saving everything like that as I'm thinking in some day. My daughter would love to hear me. Not well my husband says era border in hot water and the historian. I its eggs yes historian I love love that to steal that from new. So yes I haven't beaten radio station on payment to another in my dream came true I was honoree. And you on and went as a mom poly and most well but the ones before. And needed traffic I did traffic reports again on other stations where. On the other side was Rush Limbaugh went time and I'm so nervous it to do its part is I was in a different office. With a microphone system that went you know straight onto the radio station. And then Hugh I was at least talk to help that's when he was physically in Sacramento yes yes act as a B so nervous was against me. I certainly early clean I eat did you speak at that time I did speak to him was very to me. Yes. And time I was taking some you know like head shots modeling head shots. And I happen to show hand and he goes on to ages and greeted his very nice. The only person I've spoken to actually has spoken to him line. None of us expect that's impressed and it was just through the airwaves. To through the airwaves so. You've been on good days since the very beginning 1995. August 14. So cool 22 and a half years let me change from your loved to a very different medium you know once someone. Cams not going endurance. And creating a show we think that you'd fit on the show. Of course your ears perk up your eyes light up and go out TV that means actually have that put. Regular clothes on and make. Is you know over the radio business you can pretty much where surprise whatever and I used to Wear shorts teachers you know my. Legal term in May flip flops so something if she still has to flip flops it's flabby ubiquitous flip flops. Soul I use and lineup you know sometimes you have to open the doors to see what's gone. And it was it if it right away Euro was at bats yet and growing pains. Although he's going to the ninth and there's a new show or sentiment starting its. Fax machine on the sets course he did. This exercises. Your insulin does is rip. This is from my Treo this has he says switching from the you know filling islands things like that a lot of growing pains that I am very proud to be on Ashe. Well and it has its has stood the test of time there are stations and tried imitated it's not it was successfully and what I know from being different. Is that you really are family to you really all into it working together and that's Islamic huge difference I think you're seeing him because you've seen a lot of interaction behind the scenes to and you none of the years that. Yes over time. In work so closely again. Am I can't really duplicate that on the year we have good French base behind. What's your favorite part. You carrier in the crews are you geared additional teen aged teens tunes they they pitch not a special assignments I'm all of the above idea that one part that is clear favorite. And Europe foudy we take pictures of an early together and that's as night my wife Tammy and start to and I know I'm thank you for that. I have to take a picture lamb let yeah I have my icing condition with teen impact he has a shot went just the other day. Right. Local restaurant and time and biscuits and grade he you know and Graham as French toast so I love it when we we we meet people that have been in the restaurant business or any kind of business. For years it's family it's passed down they might use the recipes from generations past. And it's very nice to meet people in the community so at this radio station this kind of near where your home and I made that the grave mistake of telling Tina that. The radio station is in the food desert there are no good restaurants around a year she says oh really so anytime we go to lunch or to practice. I just show up where Keenan tells me to show up and without fail is their leader might be a little they might be uniquely though so good. And the owners wavered to a and the. An array of what you like the one when the when they serve engine Hamas is a homeless you up on nine. And they all milieu an assistant as fun discovering new things because of a coming up with something new and creative all the time. Who. I I have an answer to this from my personal experience with Cuba what is it like when people. Recognized you all CEO is very gracious but you know and they they think they evasion Christie's because they hang out every morning true and you never met this person you wanna come visit. And mug you. We won't. When he's. And when he the most part very very nice. We were at the DMV waiting for my daughter to pass her license the use and your daughter and me. And I think you world it's snippy with your daughter about something and probably well deserved. And someone came up TO. And you immediately became very charming and you uttered just went and I love it. I get my. Asked juice. An eminently viewer comes up and yeah I'm off the hook yeah but. Operatives. When you're in your mommy mode and then you get busted an onion deterrence is the the Workman yeah. And be polite. And hopefully it's defused no it was most most people know what it's like to be impaired and out of absolutely I mean I've seen viewing your highlights once or twice. A Clinton going to laugh or cry and yes you've seen Meebo. We're jumping all over the place because that's how we do this. EU. Have a history of breast cancer in your family and you very bravely and famously went very public with your breast cancer battle talk about. And April of 2009. A and we dating this podcast you know it's such as America iso. So every year I would say is he. Com this you know and would like landmark you know it's like every year you. Announced milestones like okay I'm in the year we want to fives and tens and now some common upon. Nine years can believe that no I didn't I remember like yesterday. Soul I decided yet on the year 200 data shared. Hopefully that would help me view a couple people remind them to go get. There exams and mammograms. Because you know happening anybody and I didn't realize it would. Affects so many people payoffs and no matter what kind of cancer can force stepping out and emailing me you are reaching out to me. And I really truly felt the love of the community. Game two is something is hard to describe but things have so much care and love through emails and two cards it was it was so wonderful. On a personal note I am what's in the station is near your house navigate off the air and then hang with you. And I'm I'm that person when you see weak in the knees and note that feeling as when I silicon Alley it just open. And they think you through ringer and now he said I need you to show me and you should see my scars and answers because they need you to know I'm still me. And I were bracing myself. Hoop but do you look and I always think oh Lima educators when it comes through that door I think you blame my husband saw the kids but it's hard it mattered and then and then. But oh mind you look at me in a medical away for just a quick second leg. It's okay EMI bodies out what you used to what used to look like. And it's just to change that I have to get used to and then people ought to get used to even though you may forget that sometime you get on with your lines and on campus like you're trying to educate. People who USC right now. What let's just say they were doing it and and leave but that the II isn't isn't their detention in its US Motorola that put them. So when you started. It's you girl when you started with your b.s we couldn't talk only just it's a New York might might be cut. You're your own limits about that we knew to have reconstruction. It would gonna get. Beep cluster B minus a. God's sakes they don't have a B plus. And he actually said that to me. The idea is that the B plus another ABC at nine B minus fifty plus. Just the letters but the gang sign welcome Dustin used to being an day or accounted for a and then minute. If we can edit this up but I don't think we need to so he told me that after reconstruction you know I never have to Wear brought again immediately and in that. Casket went in everything's been just a perfect loss but the look at two big reminded me in my arm pits and put a little jealous. Well you know and try to help other people right now you know and make a lot of people right now are going through this stuff instill turning to me for advice I can advise effort. Up to certain points that need chemo or radiation. You know and I'd take care right away wanted to take care at right ways in Stanley histories now and I remember you saying I already. Breasts and my daughter I don't need these anymore and I remember the so. It was so sad it was sad that you settle in the keep looking over my shoulder and wearing tent and despondent it was on one side and on my. Let's take both girls out because and the 10% wouldn't worry and think to myself I was gonna come back on the sides. In time and and you get tests often. Get testing discussing my doctor six months you know attack in nature. And do. It. Not babies now and B cup and yeah math geek I would move into the bees as NBC like crazy as fees let what got you into that and we don't have time in his podcast that we practice Wednesday he explained the whole. Fascination and it really is insanely interesting story with a segment that I did at the beast or downtown extreme. And us. And them cools. Him bees is that it and you really get honey. You. Can thank you and it's. The on visas Perry said of that make it to the winner but they're doing good right now. Have you had the same bees for awhile and you know you would be lost the one yeah you look at swarms. You do go to net and catch them you by the knowledge you there's just no you don't catch for the net as a whole method of getting. You talked to that the association because it's so fascinating about bees they go to to swarm. And the queen bees truly the queen is truly the queen bees they all take care of her make sure she's okay. If our special food. Groom her and do their work much like you in your own world correct. Wrong. I'm not between. Your different ethnic differences with princess sees. Lately you've always been involved in music that you kind of really really gotten into music and playing with band singing and that's in the last few years earlier. Gigs and I alone rose band well because when I say would you mind right there excuse. Should we can write the music. With England to another I think we just finished my six. And is so much fun to watch song born. From something that you heard I think it sounds like this in my head what is happening here. So they don't mess with my words that match. Party just payment that we you know and with them. Change of verve here and he passed hands known Nadal now. He handed the pale place is pretty even department. No no I'm saying. The crest theater for an event so that doesn't count as does not answer yes you know. You have not and it and that I'm inviting an island in the future. And when I'm honestly up but it crazy time 3 o'clock in the morning yes yeah. And bags in my eyes and hair all over the place. Try to get to work you know and missed my mum my smile on hand everything you know it again. I mean time you know what he can make time. You know. Yeah ethics committee is scheduled podcast you forget about your house. You make time for lots of it and I'm throwing him my fabulous slightly skewed teeny make time for a lot of different people your very community oriented. And that were sisters in that respect that you take it to a completely other level I don't know that you know there were no. When people ask you benefits if it's. I know your passions are women youth. Animals would not passengers that you loop which in breast cancer fund raisers. I love me as spaghetti feed into it that pancake breakfast and time. Now I love. Mean helping kids. You have weird day or anything like that. We like as a kid because I know you work with them credit you crybaby. We've got people touring by two to see Tina in the studio. You are crybaby. This is scared of everything really I wanted to be home I intended to be more drawn to adults. It felt safer is to geez he's mile so you know eight. I didn't know that until we talked about it. I never even discuss it just is knowing you for you the US Filipino. In Sacramento. Win Ellis as common as it is now my house like. It was difficult for error in the sense that I now looking back. Getting tease from Harry Brown skin. And and people being naive in the sense of not knowing what different countries in different nationalities are you know they would. Seeing things to mean it was organize. So I would just stay in my little shell. And I wanna interact much with kids. My age. And yeah. Well we know look a little bit you've certainly come out of formation shall. Hoofed it isn't a matter of the boat to get into a you're married you're here. What is something out. Parenting and that you were not expecting. And they are very very close to your girl in the hands of mine you know that she's wonderful. It is so wonderful. Probably the teenager who is. Her teenage years. Where little. Roller coaster there you know her growing pains became mine growing pains. Mom. Watching. Watching that and feeling. Helpless. Cat what do I do. You know what do I do I could we eyes and conversations back and and that you know we would cry and laugh and they get mad at us again. And guess they made it through they made it through they grew up as as we did tail kinda I mean how are you as a teenager. I was everything if everything for the marching band nerd to a cheerleaders. But onetime of the moods. How are you William boots mostly pretty happy person who can. If you arguing mama when you listen to me and now. Your good. I don't know I know that we had she had most careless solution three teenagers it was a sad and says all options. You know moments so sweet it is my friend you through some Tina what is something you still land do in life. By the book who can't have a historian my head that it always told Drina. And then I've told I should write it down but I haven't okay. We continue to write more lyrics. And Nancy roses at them and have been traveling. Ireland and Italy. On eat. We might be going to summer you. Can eat. In Italy sorry. I'm pretty excessive met like on a cruise school and between ninety. What's intriguing. And what you ate food was you've been kind of food you have one. Because I do like Japanese food. Japanese food chicken cuts is. And it's kind fell animals all day breakfast lunch and dinner. My breakfast and a new. Dinner and its favorite person yeah he hit a good chicken with that and barbecue sound stuff Oliver was good before this was our earth wind and fire. Do you remember. I anything. She's in the band I'm not. McClellan you. I love you too thank you for coming on the podcast went up of this is my podcasts thank you for coming on jackpot Kathy thank you so I am dropping to die Katzmaier to everybody cat chats with north cal. Yeah.