Program Showcase

Holistic Health Perspectives, July 3, 2018

Jun 28, 2018

Join Mary Pat Palmer and Karin Uphoff on Holistic Health Perspectives this Tuesday 1p on KZYX when they discuss breast health using Ayurvedic principles, with DeAnna Batdorff.  DeAnna Batdorff is an Ayurvedic practitioner, educator and founder of The Dhyanna Center of Therapeutics in Sebastopol California.

Serhii Plokhy via Wikipedia

It's been 32 years since the world's worst nuclear disaster -- the explosion, fire and partial meltdown of the Soviet-era Chernobyl nuclear power station at Pripyat, 100 km north of Kiev -- and disastrous public safety response by the secretive Communist government that followed.

Travis Scott, Alison de Grassi

For those wishing to visit Mendocino — and for those who live here — a great deal of new activity is coming out of The Mendocino County Tourism Commission, starting with a new "Visit Mendocino" website, a splashy new media campaign and a new executive director, Travis Scott, known to many for his work with the Mendocino College Foundation and the local wine industry.

Tune into KZYX&Z’s XXWhy program at 7pm on Thursday, June 21 when host Blake More will be talking with Berkeley artist Carol Denney about her fascinating life of performance art, music, writing, activism, and cartooning. They will be discussing art and activism as a means for life.

Here's Carol Denney's most recent "Perspectives" piece called "A Song and a Me Too Moment", which aired on KQED this spring.

Extended Carol Denney Bio:


Jun 12, 2018

Host Dr. Richard Miller interviews Ecosexuals, Dr. Annie Sprinkle and Dr. Beth Stephens. Beth Stephens & Annie Sprinkle have been pollinating the ecosex movement through art, theory, practice and activism since 2004, they’ve produced numerous performance art works, ecosex symposiums, weddings to nature entities, workshops, walking tours, and art exhibits. Their award winning documentary, Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story played many film festivals and is on iTunes. Beth is an Art Professor at UC Santa Cruz, Annie earned Ph.D. in Human Sexuality.

Rat Poison in the Forest Ecosystem

Jun 10, 2018

Rat poison is killing a lot more than rats. Anticoagulant rodenticides have spread throughout the food web in California forests, even in remote areas. How are these poisons getting into the ecosystem? On The Ecology Hour - Science Edition, Dr. Mourad Gabriel of the Integral Ecology Research Center talks with Tim Bray and Dr. Robert Spies about his investigation into poisoned Pacific Fishers and many other animals. That's Tuesday June 12 at 7:00 PM here on KZYX.

To hear this edition of Forthright Radio with Professor Henry Giroux, click on this link:

Thursdays at 1:30! Created and produced by Sarah Reith of KZYX news, a new short series featuring voices of homeless and recently homeless people living in our county. This eight-part series explores the experiences of Mendocino Counties homeless and recently homeless. Much is said about them, but we don't often hear from them about where they sleep, what threatens them, how they feed themselves, and the challenges and obstacles they face. This show began with a 30 minute pilot about the recommendations of Dr Marbut, a consultant hired by the county to advise on how to manage homelessness.

Whisper Rapture

Jun 6, 2018

Host, Dr. Richard Miller Interviews Ken Paul Rosenthal discussing his film "Whisper Rapture". Ken Paul Rosenthal's award winning films re-envision the way we think, speak and feel about mental distress and wellness in today's chaotic world. His transformative films offer new maps for navigating madness with insight healing and hope.

Fully 94 percent of Mendocino county enterprise comprises small businesses. While we understand the importance of buying local do we really understand how hard it is to be a local business owner? What new strategies are small businesses employing to keep their doors open? How are they helping our communities to flourish?

The fast-growing Mendo Lake Food Hub, launched as a non-profit startup with support from North Coast Opportunities, is rapidly changing the way fresh produce is delivered in Mendocino and Lake counties -- and finding new markets in Sonoma county and further south.

Inventing Tomorrow

May 17, 2018
Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by IQ 190 Productions /

To hear this interview with the director & producers of Inventing Tomorrow, click on this link:

DARK MONEY w Kimberly Reed

May 16, 2018

To hear this segment of Forthright Radio with writer/director/producer of DARK MONEY, Kimberly Reed click on this link:

Heather Gurewitz

Undercapitalization is one of the warning signs of small business failure. Where can small businesses go to access the capital they need to thrive in today’s economy?

On Wednesday 16 May at 7 pm, Mendocino Works will discuss small business capital needs and opportunities with Heather Gurewitz, the recently appointed executive director of the Economic Development and Financial Corporation, or EDFC. Heather will discuss a variety of opportunities available to small business in Mendocino County and what they need to do to get the dollars they need to grow their business.