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Information & News from the KZYX General Manager

We are pleased to announce that the Community Advisory Board (CAB) will be holding several meetings in the further reaches of our listening area. These will be informal meetings, meaning that there may not be a quorum of CAB members present, and nothing will be voted on. The first meeting will be held in Elk on Tuesday evening, February 23rd, at the Greenwood School, 5150 S. Hwy 1, at 6:30 pm.

The CAB wants to hear from you, discuss what you are interested in regarding KZYX, and will take your comments to the next KZYX Board of Directors meeting. There will be snacks and beverages. For more information on the CAB meeting in Elk, call (707) 877-3475.

Thanks to those members who are running for open positions on the Board of Directors. To the right of this article you will find a list of candidates. Soon we will be posting the candidate statements. The on air candidate forum will be held on Thursday, March 3rd at 7pm.

Earlier this week I met with our former General Manager (John Coate) and our transmitter engineer. I was told the transmitters are in very good shape. The connections with our studios in Mendocino and Willits are not working well, and are going through complete software upgrades at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience to our programmers from Willits and Mendocino, and to our listeners, who have had to experience frequent drop outs of the studio connections. Our staff is standing by during all of our remote studio shows, and many of our programmers are coming to Philo to do their shows until the upgrades are completed and tested.

Thanks for your patience. Just so you know, some of us have been working 15-20 hour days to sort out technical difficulties and details. We want all of our broadcasts to run smoothly, and we have a steep learning curve to do what our long time Program Director/Music Director (Mary Aigner) and Operations Manager (Rich Culbertson) were able to accomplish on a daily basis. Mary retired after 22 years with the station, and Rich resigned after eight years of superb technical support. We have a big legacy to live up to!


Lorraine Dechter
General Manager KZYX & Z
Mendocino County Public Broadcasting
(707) 895-2324

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Morning News for Wednesday, January 8th

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Mendocino Sheriff's are looking for a 26-year-old man who shot at a woman who stopped him while he was breaking into her car.

Deputies learned that a guest at the hotel had left her room and found a man, later identified as Baraquel Simon Ruiz, a transient, allegedly inside her vehicle and rummaging through it in the parking lot.

The guest confronted the Ruiz and grabbed him to remove him from her vehicle and a brief struggled ensued. When Ruiz began walking away from the victim, he then allegedly pulled a small-caliber handgun from his waistband, pointed it at her and fired two or three rounds that hit the passenger side of her vehicle. Ruiz then left the scene on foot.

Deputies identified Ruiz as the shooter from a photo lineup with the victim.

Ruiz is still at large and is considered armed and dangerous. He was wearing a black beanie style hat, a black "puffy" style jacket and black jeans at the time of the shooting.

A photograph of Ruiz is expected to be added to the "County's Most Wanted" section of the Mendocino Sheriff's website ,mendocinosheriff.com. 

Anyone with information is urged to call the tipline 234-2100 or the dispatch center at 463-4086.

 

 


Harborside in Oakland, the nation's largest medical marijuana dispensarywon a round in court Monday when a federal judge denied an effort by its landlords to immediately shut it down.

Chief Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James said "any argument about the urgency of stopping Harborside's activity rings hollow" since the landlords have known for years that it was a medical cannabis dispensary.

The feds did not seek an immediate stop to sales when they moved against the landlords last summer, "indicating that the Government was not focused on suspending Harborside's operations during the pendency of the forfeiture actions," James wrote.

The city of Oakland has weighed in, siding with Harborside in a lawsuit against federal prosecutors that contends the forfeiture attempt is unlawful because it falls outside the statute of limitations and that federal officials allowed Oakland to believe they would not pursue dispensaries that were complying with state and local laws.

The U.S. attorney's office has filed a motion to toss Oakland's suit, contending that the city has no legal standing to weigh in. That issue will be heard at a hearing on Jan. 31.

 


Cal Fire said this week that it is hiring seasonal firefighters for this year’s fire season.

Seasonal firefighters are entry level positions that eventually can lead to careers in the agency.

The application filing period for the 2013 season ends Jan. 31.

Hiring usually occurs between April and June, depending upon the year's fire and weather conditions.

The minimum qualification is that a person must be 18 years of age .

Applications will be accepted by mail or in person for the units in the Northern Region. Applications can be downloaded at http://calfire.ca.gov/about/downloads/careers/FFI_Application.pdf .

 

 

The Mendocino Planning department has extended the deadline for public comment on the Grist Creek concrete batch plant project until January 30. 

Neighbors of the plant in Longvale have expressed concern about noise levels from a plant allowed to operate from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, as well as impacts to water quality, salmon habitat, and air quality. The site is located next to Outlet Creek.

The public comment deadline had to be extended due to a California Environmental Quality Act requirement that any finding by a public agency that a project will have no significant environmental impact, known as a negative declaration, must be referred to a "state clearinghouse" so it can be reviewed by any state agencies with responsibility in that area, such as the State Water Resources Control Board or the California Department of Fish & Wildlife.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Takes on the World; Wednesday @ 9:00 AM


Jeff Blankfort will be speaking once again with  journalist Patrick Cockburn of the London Independent who has just returned from 10 days in Syria and the'll be discussing the likely future of that war torn country. That's next Wednesday,  on Takes on the World.  And they'll be taking your questions.

 

 

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MCPB Board of Directors Elections

Mendocino County Public Broadcasting is holding elections for its Board of Directors. If you were a KZYX member in good standing by December 31st, you will soon be receiving a ballot for the election of the board's open seats. (All of our programmers will also receive a ballot for the Programmer-Elected seat)

Your  ballot must be returned by mail in the envelope provided. Do NOT send your ballot to the station! If you do, it will not be counted. We must receive your ballot by March 31st.

To find out about the candidates, tune in to the on-air candidates forum on Thurs., March 3rd at 7pm.

If you haven't received your ballot by March 1st, please let us know by sending an email to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or by calling the station at (707) 895-2324.

The candidates are as follows:

AT LARGE SEAT CANDIDATES:

John Azarro

John Sakowicz

Charlie Hochberg

Richard Louis Miller

Jeff Wright

PROGRAMMER CANDIDATES:

Stuart Campbell

Robert Vaughan

Johanna Wildoak

1st DISTRICT CANDIDATE:

Jonathon Middlebrook

CANDIDATE STATEMENTS COMING SOON!

Get The KZYX App For Your iPhone

Go to the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad and search for KZYX.  The app is free of charge.  It's a great way to get the live stream, the KZYX Jukebox, this website and to make a donation.  Follow this link for a preview and easy access to the download.  Or if you want to type it out here is the URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kzyx/id998145015?mt=8

KZYX Phone Numbers

Business office 707-895-2324

Philo studio 707-895-2448

Willits studio 707-456-9991

Mendocino studio 707-937-5103

KZYX Underwriting

KZYX doesn’t play commercials but we do have underwriting, which is very different from advertising. It is a great way to support KZYX and in exchange we will let our listeners know what goods and services your organization offers.

For questions about underwriting on KZYX, call (707) 895-2324 or email uw [at] kzyx [dot] org