February fifth was the beginning of the lunar new year, a fifteen day festival celebrated all over Asia  and in Asian communities abroad. Though regional customs vary, many celebrations involve fireworks, food, and family get-togethers. Every year Developing Virtue Secondary School, in Talmage, puts on a Chinese new year celebration featuring their Chinese orchestra, drummers, and their award winning lion dancers. 

Noyo Harbor Gets A Makeover

Feb 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — The Noyo Harbor has just undergone a makeover, with lots of work on the south side parking lot, a new bathroom, a boat ramp facility, and other infrastructure improvements. KZYX went to a meeting of the Noyo Harbor District at Fort Bragg Town Hall this week, to find out what’s already been done, and what’s next.

Britta Baskerville

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is offering millions of dollars in grant funding, under the Budget Act of 2018, to support what they call Climate Smart farming practices across the state. Britta Baskerville of the University of California Cooperative Extension Office is a Community Education Specialist assisting local farmers in qualifying for the grants.  

The city of Fort Bragg is looking towards the future in its plans for the old Georgia Pacific lumber mill site located along the Fort Bragg coastline.  In fact, at a joint city council and planning commission meeting on January 31,2019, they proposed a 100 year vision that includes a self sustainable economy.  

Feburary 13, 2019 — Local law enforcement officers are attending a three-day training to de-escalate mental health crises this week.

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This story is the second in a two-part report on conditions at mobile home parks in the U.S. Read part one here.

Korean Airlines is loosening its restrictions on flight attendants' use of stun guns following a viral incident last week of a singer helping subdue an unruly passenger.

The airline announced the changes Tuesday, saying that in addition to giving its crew more discretion in using the Tasers, flight attendants would be better trained in restraining passengers, and difficult passengers could face bans on booking with the airline.

Actress Carrie Fisher, beloved for her iconic role as Princess Leia, died on Tuesday at the age of 60.

She leaves behind her daughter, Billie Lourd, her brother, Todd Fisher, her mother, Debbie Reynolds — and her French bulldog, Gary.

Gary Fisher is a celebrity in his own right — he traveled widely with Fisher and was a star on Instagram and Twitter.

Carrie Fisher, the actress who became a pop culture icon for her performance as Princess Leia in Star Wars, has died at age 60.

Fisher had suffered a massive heart attack last week on a flight from London to Los Angeles. On Sunday, her family said she was in stable condition.

A representative of Fisher's daughter, Bille Lourd, confirmed that Fisher died on Tuesday morning.

Fisher shot to fame at the age of 19, when she took on her instantly iconic role in Star Wars.

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President Obama and Japanese Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic appearance at Pearl Harbor, 75 years after the surprise attack that prompted U.S. entry into World War II, praising the reconciliation and partnership between their respective nations.

In a somber ceremony Tuesday, the two leaders touted the U.S.-Japan alliance that arose in the aftermath of the bitter conflict and became a "cornerstone of peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region," Obama said.

Charlie Oen's battle with addiction started when he was 16 and his family moved to Lima, Ohio. It was the last stop in a string of moves his military family made — from Panama to North Carolina, Kentucky, Texas and Germany.

"I went toward a bad group because those were the people that accepted me," he says. Drugs became a substitute for real friendships.

After Rubi Ibarra's father invited "everybody" to her quinceañera, more than a million people RSVP'd to say they'd be attending the bash.

Most of those people were having a lark. But not all of them: The Monday night party in northern Mexico was, indeed, a celebration for the ages.

Early Tuesday morning, search crews located one of the flight recorders from the Russian military plane that crashed into the Black Sea on Sunday, according to Russian officials.

The flight data recorder, sometimes called a "black box," has been flown to Moscow for analysis, NPR's Lucian Kim reports. Officials do not currently consider terrorism to be a likely cause of the disaster.

It's 7 p.m. and the kitchen is preparing the first orders of the evening. Chef Mario Castrellón puts the finishing touches on a dumpling stuffed with a sea bass escabeche.

"Sometimes, customers get confused. They think, 'This guy [Castrellón] is nuts! I am eating a Chinese dumpling and he says it's Panamanian,' " laughs the chef and restaurateur. "But Panama's cuisine is fusion by obligation."

On Jan. 20, 2016, exactly a year before a new president would be sworn into office, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia announced the court's 8-to-1 decision reinstating the death penalty for two Kansas brothers.

It was the last time the 79-year-old Scalia would announce an opinion. Three weeks later, on a hunting trip in Texas, the conservative icon died in his sleep.

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Described by Irish Music Magazine as “A full-bodied pipe and whistle extravaganza,” Réalta makes full use of the intricate melodies and driving rhythms that make Irish music so loved throughout the world.

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Episode 14: George Montag

Feb 14, 2019
George and Donna Montag

February 14, 2019 -- Today's story comes from George Montag, who was born in Hungary, grew up in New York City, and came to California for the Summer of Love. In 1971, he arrived in Elk, with his young son and two cardboard boxes that contained everything they owned. He tells the story of how he found a job setting choke chain, fell in love with the woman who ran the nursery school, and helped found the Jewish community. We'll hear about Passover muffins, the hexagonal house, and if he thinks his generation managed to pass the back-to-the-land ethos on to the next generation.

Holistic Health Perspectives: Lisa Harvey

Feb 8, 2019

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February fifth was the beginning of the lunar new year, a fifteen day festival celebrated all over Asia  and in Asian communities abroad. Though regional customs vary, many celebrations involve fireworks, food, and family get-togethers. Every year Developing Virtue Secondary School, in Talmage, puts on a Chinese new year celebration featuring their Chinese orchestra, drummers, and their award winning lion dancers. 

Noyo Harbor Gets A Makeover

Feb 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — The Noyo Harbor has just undergone a makeover, with lots of work on the south side parking lot, a new bathroom, a boat ramp facility, and other infrastructure improvements. KZYX went to a meeting of the Noyo Harbor District at Fort Bragg Town Hall this week, to find out what’s already been done, and what’s next.

Britta Baskerville

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is offering millions of dollars in grant funding, under the Budget Act of 2018, to support what they call Climate Smart farming practices across the state. Britta Baskerville of the University of California Cooperative Extension Office is a Community Education Specialist assisting local farmers in qualifying for the grants.  

The city of Fort Bragg is looking towards the future in its plans for the old Georgia Pacific lumber mill site located along the Fort Bragg coastline.  In fact, at a joint city council and planning commission meeting on January 31,2019, they proposed a 100 year vision that includes a self sustainable economy.  

Feburary 13, 2019 — Local law enforcement officers are attending a three-day training to de-escalate mental health crises this week.

More Local News

MCPB Meetings

All Board of Directors meetings and committee meetings are open to KZYX members and the public.  However, since attendance tends to be low for most meetings, the Board will hold several special meetings each year to encourage attendance and receive feedback from our members and the public. 

Board meetings are posted here

Committee meetings are posted here