Gulf Coast Live on WGCU

Weekdays at 1PM (encore Sundays at 11am)

Gulf Coast Live is a live, locally produced, call-in radio show focusing on issues that matter to Southwest Floridians. It's your chance to share your thoughts and connect to your community, live on the radio, and interact with experts, decision makers and each other via phone calls and social media.

Hosted by: Julie Glenn
Produced by: Rachel Iacovone

Call:  1-877-GCU-TALK 
Facebook: WGCU Public Media
Twitter: - #GCL

Gulf Coast Live is funded by the Elizabeth B. McGraw Foundation

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote next week to end rules governing Net Neutrality that were put into place under the Obama Administration. Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. Critics call this an unprecedented giveaway to internet providers. Supporters say this will end big government’s burdensome regulations on internet providers. Join us as we try to sort out the cases for, and against, Net Neutrality.

The Shark Club

Dec 5, 2017

New York Times best selling author Anne Kidd Taylor uses the familiar structure of the summer romance novel as a jumping off point to explore second chances, familial ties, and the choices women make, in her newest book, the shark club.

U.S. Archives

Thursday marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which killed 2,403 active duty members of the U.S. military and injured another 1,178.

From the late 1970s to the early 1990s Cape Coral Hospital was known across Southwest Florida for its excellent care. But, it hit a rough patch of corruption and financial struggles in the mid 90s that culminated in an FBI investigation. Lee Memorial Health System bought the community hospital in 1996, and in the intervening years it's been transformed into an award-winning model of healthcare and business excellence. But, that didn’t happen on accident. We'll meet the authors of the new book, “Mindful Healthcare”, to learn more about the mindful process behind that transformation.

As folks grow older they inevitably face changes in their physical, mental, and sensory abilities, and this can affect their ability to drive safely. And, broaching this topic with aging relatives can be a touchy issue, because driving is such a direct representation of independence.