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Its Saturday morning at he Ft Bragg High school gym during the last week of summer vacation and a few dozen kids are here for the basketball camp run by a former Ft Bragg High School basketball player, but Packie Turner isn't just a former local basketball star. He's a well respected NBA trainer. His first client was Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors. So how did kid from Ft Bragg end up training one of the best players in the NBA?

So You Think You Know About Sex?

Aug 24, 2018

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A Place To Call Home: Rod O'Meara

Aug 24, 2018

Aug 24 --  In this episode of "A Place to Call Home," we'll hear from poet Rod O'Meara, who's been living out of his car in Fort Bragg for about a year. O'Meara is an avid and attentive reader, and makes notes in small, tidy handwriting. He wants to find a small cabin where he can embark on a long healing fast and pray for divine intervention.

Monarchs, Milkweed, And The Food Chain

Aug 24, 2018

Aug 24 -- Monarch butterflies have been declining for years, largely because it's hard for them to find milkweed, the only food source that nourishes the striped green and black caterpillars. Kate Marienchild, author of "Secrets of the Oak Woodlands," and her neighbor Phil Cool are working on what Cool calls "the monarch revolution." They're encouraging local people to grow milkweed and other plants to keep pollinators well-fed.

Efforts To Increase Market Match Program Underway

Aug 22, 2018

Aug 22, 2018 — Small farmers and local consumers have a common concern. Most small farmers can’t cash in on agricultural subsidies, which means they have to sell their produce at prices poor people can’t afford.

 

An exception to that is the Market Match Program, which allows CalFresh recipients to use their benefits at all farmers markets in Mendocino County. I went by the farmers market in Ukiah to talk to market manager Scott Cratty and farmer Ben Wolff about efforts to increase the amount of match money customers can use.

 

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