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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, June 5th

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The City of Ukiah needs to take action soon to permanently close its former landfill and avoid "severe consequences" such as penalties and fines, the Mendocino Grand Jury recently recommended.


The Grand Jury found that the city "stopped receiving refuse at its landfill on Vichy Springs Road in 2001, but has not capped it yet.


"The law requires the landfill be capped and permanently closed within two years," the report states. "(But) it has been 12 years and the landfill is not capped, not permanently closed nor has the post maintenance plan been submitted for approval."


The GJ notes that the landfill "straddles an earthquake zone, a local watershed and two creeks that feed into the Russian River. In 1999 the city submitted a "Final Closure Plan" to the(County) Enforcement Agency representing the California Health Department, CalRecycle , and the North Coast Regional Water Board. But "for the next eight years comments and revisions went back and forth with the city missing important deadlines."


"on March 13, 2012, the city's landfill was put on the Inventory of Solid Waste Facilities Which Violate State Minimum Standards' due to chronic violations.


A response to this report is required from the Ukiah City Council within 90 days




 

 

 

 

An update on the Lakeport landslide is on the Board of Supervisors' agenda today at 9 a.m. in the board chambers at the Lake  Courthouse, in Lakeport. It will be also broadcast live on TV8. 


Recently subdivision residents have reported that there hasn't been significant land movement and that the water that was coming out of the hillside into a storm drain has nearly stopped.


The supervisors will review a memo written by a California Department of Water Resources (DWR) representative, summarizing observations and conclusions from a site visit state officials made to the slide area May 8

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The four-page document leaves many fundamental questions still unanswered -- including why did the land begin moving and what accounts for the excess water seen in and around the unstable ground?


"at least three different factors -- geology, loading due to artificial fill and water -- may have contributed to the landslide,"  "The source(s) of water are unknown, and may never be known."


The BOS will also likely spend some time talking about last weekend's test of the subdivision's public water system.


The May 25 analysis led to the discovery of a system leak, equating to one or two gallons per minute. The rupture was fixed last Tuesday.




California officials Monday launched a new program to analyze and overhaul the state parks system, to be led by a volunteer commission. Called Parks Forward, the effort is required by the California State Parks Stewardship Act, passed last year in the wake of a financial scandal .

the commission will produce a report by the end of next year. The process will be public .


The Parks Forward initiative follows a Little Hoover Commission report released in March that recommended a number of operational changes. Among them was the idea of divesting some parks, to reduce operating expenses, and turning them over to other entities, such as local governments.


For more information, visit: www.parksforward.com.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ukiah Valley Medical Center has received the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) designation .

According to Vice President for Patient Care Heather Van Housen, in order to achieve the NICHE designation the nursing leadership team, Van Housen included, completed a six-week course on how to build the infrastructure needed to support our aging population.

“Our next step in the process,is to evaluate how we currently care for elders and train the nursing staff on best practices .

 

 

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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