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November 24, 2021 — Local disaster relief has moved to Ukiah. In September, almost five years after opening her doors in a Redwood Valley warehouse, Danilla Sands, the Director of Disaster Resources for United Disaster Relief of Northern California, moved into a new 7200 square foot building on Airport Park Boulevard. It’s in the old Mendocino Animal Hospital, and would-be veterinary clients still stop in almost every day, looking for medications or treatments for their pets.

Maps and mountain lions

Nov 22, 2021

November 22, 2021 — The Board of Supervisors adopted a map reconfiguring the county’s district boundaries at a special meeting last week. And wildlife organizations are offering to help, after a mountain lion killed two goats on an outdoor school campus in Anderson Valley.

Jail mental healthcare contract comes up short

Nov 19, 2021

November 18, 2021 — The Board of Supervisors declined to approve a $3.5 million increase in the healthcare contract at the county jail this week, which would have brought the agreement total up to just over $19.1 million. But supervisors rebuffed a presentation by top management at Naphcare, which has been providing healthcare to inmates since 2017, calling the documents “thin” and asking tough questions about mental healthcare.

Board to develop short-term rental policy

Nov 19, 2021

November 17, 2021 — The Board of Supervisors authorized $50,000 for the sheriff’s independent legal advice this week. And on Tuesday, the Board voted unanimously to appoint an ad hoc committee, consisting of coastal Supervisors Dan Gjerde and Ted Williams, to look into creating local policy around short term rentals.

Sheriff Matt Kendall previously stated his preference for the local law firm of Duncan James, but the Board was not comfortable with his selection, and chose LA firm Manning and Kass instead. 

Supervisors vote unanimously to request JDSF review

Nov 17, 2021

November 16, 2021 —   The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Monday to pass a resolution asking for a scientific review of the management at Jackson Demonstration State Forest, with an eye toward meeting environmental goals laid out by the governor. County supervisors do not have jurisdiction in the forest, which is managed by Cal Fire under the authority of the state. A moratorium on all logging within JDSF, long a demand of activists, was not under consideration.

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To hear this archived interview with UCLA History Professor, Benjamin Madley, or to see photos and articles relevant to the interview, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2016/10/05/benjamin-madley-an-american-genocide-the-united-states-and-the-california-indian-catastrophe-1846-1873/


Nov 3, 2021

To hear this interview with U. of Chicago History Professor, Kathleen Belew, about her new book, A FIELD GUIDE TO WHITE SUPREMACY, and to find articles pertinent to it, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/11/03/kathleen-belew-a-field-guide-to-white-supremacy/

Giulio Boccaletti WATER: A Biography

Oct 20, 2021

To hear this interview with Giulio Boccaletti about his history of water and the politics to deal with it in his book, WATER: A Biography - and to find links to articles referenced or pertinent to it, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2021/10/19/giulio-boccaletti-water-a-biography/

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People who want to sign up for a policy on HealthCare.gov after the annual open enrollment period ends Jan. 31 may have to produce a paper trail proving that they qualify for a "special enrollment period," before their coverage can begin, according to details of a pilot program described by federal officials.

But the verification measures, long sought by insurance companies, may deter the very consumers the marketplace needs to attract: healthy people who may not bother signing up if doing so is a hassle.

Children impacted by the Clayton fire received early Christmas presents this past weekend, thanks to a toy drive organized by a group of friends. From the Brick Hall in Lower Lake Sunday, presents were distributed to 31 families and more than 50 children impacted by the August fire. 


Upcoming Programs

Fall Programming Changes!

Nov 19, 2021

Here is a list of the upcoming Fall programming changes:

The Local Coronavirus Update with Dr. Drew Colfax has moved to 9am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, alternating with Mind/Body Health.

The Farm and Garden Show has moved to Thursday afternoons at 3pm with hosts Elizabeth Archer and Matthew and Lama Gammett.

Wednesday November 24 TKO with Karen Ottoboni 9am

Nov 19, 2021

Wednesday November 24  TKO with Karen Ottoboni  9am

Wednesday mornings on TKO, Karen Ottoboni talks with local officials about hot topics in local politics. Tune-in and call-in with your questions, Wednesday at 9am here on KZYX and Z.


Wednesday November 24 TUC Radio 3pm

Nov 19, 2021

Wednesday November 24   TUC Radio    3pm

On TUC radio this week: “Hoodwinked in the Hothouse.” Audio of a webinar co-sponsored by the New School in New York City and the Indigenous Environmental Network, focusing on two decades of organizing at the UN climate conferences, opposing false solutions promoted by corporations and politicians. They say we are being hoodwinked by nuclear and biomass burning, and strategies such as carbon offsets, net-zero goals and geoengineering.  TUC Radio, Wednesdays at 3pm, right here on KZYX and Z.


Wednesday November 24 Renewable Energy Hour 7pm

Nov 19, 2021

Wednesday November 24   Renewable Energy Hour  7pm

Join hosts Doug and Alex for a show about new developments in Renewable Energy. With time for you to call in with your own excitements, questions and concerns. The Renewable Energy Hour, Wednesday at 7pm right here on KZYX and Z.


Wednesday November 24 Radiogram 8pm

Nov 19, 2021

Wednesday November 24  Radiogram 8pm

Tune into Radiogram with Jamie Roberts every Wednesday evening at 8pm for two hours of music, story, drama, & radio adventure. Right here on KZYX and Z.




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