Program Showcase

Jeffrey Parker

One of the bigger shocks of the Redwood Complex Fire was the collapse of both landline and cell phone service and internet in Willits and other areas distant from the fire zone.

On Mendocino Works on Wednesday 15 November at 7 p.m., we investigated what caused these cascading outages, asked what you can do to prepare for the next disaster, and exploreed what local firms are doing to improve telecoms in a rural region that the big companies prefer to ignore.

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Dean Baker - Sensible Economics

Nov 15, 2017

To hear this interview with Dean Baker, click on this link: https://forthright.media/2017/11/15/dean-baker-sensible-economics/

Dean Baker co-founded The Center for Economic and Policy Research in 1999. He is frequently cited in economics reporting in major media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, and NPR. He writes a weekly column for the Guardian Unlimited (UK), the Huffington Post, TruthOut, and his blog, Beat the Press, features commentary on economic reporting.

Plastics In The Oceans

Nov 14, 2017

On The Ecology Hour tonight, we talk with Dr. Sean Anderson, Chair & Professor in the Environmental Science and Resource Management Program, California State University Channel Islands.  Our topic will be "Plastics in the Oceans," and we will hear about the sources, extent, and effects of plastics contamination on marine life.

Arkin/Tilt Architects

On Monday 30 October, KZYX Renewable Energy Hour hosts Doug Livingston and Jeff Oldham brought back renowned green architect David Arkin to discuss rebuilding after Northern California's devastating wildfires. David's firm, Arkin/Tilt, is offering several home plans, including engineering, for free to fire victims. The firm has designed an affordable straw bale hybrid home that has a two-hour fire rating.

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Tune in for Eric Labowitz tribute to New Orleans Rock n' Roll Legend Fats Domino. Monday November 13th at 8pm!

Joel Clement - Whistle Blower

Nov 8, 2017

To hear this interview with former Dept. of Interior top climate policy official, whistle-blower and dare-I-say refusnik vis-a-vis the Trump administration, Joel Clement, click on this link:

https://forthright.media/2017/11/01/joel-clement-whistle-blower/

He resigned from the Dept. of Interior effective on Oct. 6th, 2017 after having been involuntarily reassigned to what was basically an accounting job. He fills us in on the details of that and much more in this edition of Forthright Radio.

A Recording of the September 19th concert with Joshua Roman and Johnny Gandelsman is now available! The show page also contains interviews with the composers and performers as well as an interview with Gabriela. We'll be posting recordings of future concerts as well so check back soon!

Jeffrey Parker

Dr Marvin Trotter, host of the biweekly KZYX healthcare program Mind Body Health, on Tuesday 7 November 2017 interviewed Dr Paul S. Otto, PhD, a retired clinical psychologist, about the post-traumatic stress disorder that many survivors of the recent wildfires are experiencing here in Mendocino, Lake, Sonoma and Napa counties.

Jeffrey Parker

Just days before the 7 November election, KZYX Politics: A Love Story host Bob Bushansky on Friday 3 November interviewed Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman about Measure B, the local initiative to fund a mental health facility in Mendocino County. Sheriff Allman spoke in favor of Measure B. KZYX invited Measure B opponents to join the show, but none accepted. 

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In 2016, Sheriff Allman promoted a similar measure, but it failed at the ballot box, losing by 165 votes.

North Coast Opportunities

In the three weeks since the Mendocino Lake Complex fire ravaged homes in Redwood Valley, Potter Valley, Clearlake Oaks and other communities, survivors who first struggled to meet immediate needs of shelter, clothing and life stability now are reviewing options for putting their lives back together and rebuilding. Mobilizing to help are a range of nonprofit organizations, some assisting survivors with little or no insurance or other safety net.

Featured on Radiogram, 11/1/17

Oct 30, 2017

Kim, by Rudyard Kipling, chapter 1.... this version is read by Adrien Praetzellis, downloaded from Librivox  Kim is a fabulous adventure story set in India during the former British Empire. It tells the story of a street-wise but (in typical Kipling fashion) highly moral Anglo-Indian boy who becomes enmeshed the “the Great Game” -– the competition between Britain and Russia for control over Asia.

Alma Latina CHILE Special

Oct 27, 2017

Celebrating Independence Day of Chile , Alma Latina Show this saturday is just about CHILE.

A music influenced by the chilean history and diverse as the country geography.

From the folk music to the most contemporary artists we will travel to Chile throught the music.

Alma Latina Saturday 3 to 5pm

On Friday November 3, Bob Bushansky will speak with Sheriff Tom Allman about Measure B. They will discuss how Measure b differs from previous proposed mental health initiatives and why Sheriff Allman this one will pass. Last year’s measure lost by only 165 votes. Sheriff Allman will also discuss how Measure B will increase law enforcement efficiency, reduce recidivism, the cost of incarceration,Please join us on Politics: A Love Story, Friday at 9:00 AM on KZYX.

THE CANNABIS HOUR, NOV. 2, 9 a.m., KZYX - Track and Trace, with Carmel Angelo, CEO, Mendocino County 

Track and trace is the cannabis tracking system Mendocino County's licensed cannabis cultivators must use to follow their cannabis crop from seedling to distribution. Mendocino County Chief Executive Carmel Angelo and a representative from SIPCA, the program the county has adopted, will join host Jane Futcher on The Cannabis Hour, explaining how the system works and why it is different from the track and trace system the State of California has adopted.

Featured on Radiogram, 10/25/17: Halloween!

Oct 25, 2017

Listen to Radiogram this week to prepare yourself for Halloween.

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Holly Tannen, Mistress Of Folklore and channeler of Entities from the Half-Astral Plane will join me in the studio for some stories, some music & a bit of historical context.

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