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Information & News from the KZYX General Manager

I will be posting news and information here about any changes occurring at the station. As you are probably aware, staff member Mary Aigner is retiring after 22 years with KZYX. She will still be producing the show DEAD AIR on Thursday nights. She has provided incredible service to the station for many years, in many different positions, including her current job as Program Director, and her previous jobs as Interim Station Manager, Membership Coordinator and Underwriting Sales Director.

Angela DeWitt has been named our new Interim Program Manager. The staff is working together to create a new job description for the Program Director, and when that is done (and budget permits) we will post the job widely and have an open hiring process.

Stay tuned more news and information soon!

Lorraine Dechter
General Manager KZYX & Z
Mendocino County Public Broadcasting
(707) 895-2324

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Morning News for Monday, June 3rd

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The California Department of Public Health has released a warning  to not eat Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend of frozen berries sold through Costco stores as they may be linked to a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A.

At least 30 cases are being investigated nationwide with six confirmed illnesses linked to the product in California in Humboldt, and four other counties. Three individuals have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.


 Dr. Ron Chapman, state health officer, says  “Anyone who has consumed this specific product in the last 14 days should contact their doctor to discuss possible hepatitis A prevention and treatment options.”


Costco has removed this product from stores and is notifying their member customers who have bought this product. 

According to public health officials, symptoms of hepatitis A include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, joint pain and jaundice. Symptoms develop two to six weeks after consuming contaminated food . If you have these symptoms, Public Health says don't go to work.

The California Assembly stalled a bill Friday that would have created a state agency to tax and regulate medical marijuana.

Assembly Bill 473 would have established a Division of Medical Marijuana Regulation , housed in the state's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, aimed at establishing guidelines for the cultivation, sale and taxation of cannabis. It would have required dispensaries to register with the agency.

Assembly members rejected the bill on a 37-35 vote, with 41 needed for passage. The bill stalled due to a procedural issue that led to the vote being prematurely closed. In a news release, Senator Ammiano vowed to continue pursuing the bill and focus on "getting this to the governor's desk for his signature this year."














Caltrans has announced that routine maintenance work will continue for two Mendocino County bridges.

Painting the Salmon Creek Bridge on Highway 1 will continue from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

One-way traffic control with temporary signals will be in effect 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Expect five-minute delays.

Routine maintenance of the Albion River Bridge on Route 1 will begin on today from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays. Expect five minute delays.

Traffic at the Albion River Bridge will be open in both directions during nights and weekends.

Work at both bridges will continue through the fall.









The Bureau of Land Management has started summer fire restrictions on public lands throughout much of Mendocino and Lake counties. However, BLM properties in northern Mendocino County and Humboldt counties have not announced summer restrictions yet.

The restrictions are needed due to dry fuels and fire danger in the region. All campfires and barbeques are now prohibited in the area administered by the Ukiah BLM field office except in the following campgrounds: Buckhorn, Maycamas, Red Mountain, Sheldon Creek Cow Mountain; Blue Oak Campground at Indian Valley Reservoir; and Lower Hunting Creek Campground in Knoxville.

Portable stoves with gas, or pressured liquid fuel are authorized with a valid California campfire permit, but the public is asked to be extremely careful and carry a shovel and water at all times.

The summer restrictions include:No internal combustion engines allowed off established roads.  No smoking, except at designated areas. No shooting using incendiary, tracer, steel core or armor piercing ammunition.No fireworks.

For information, contact the Ukiah BLM Office at 468-4000.


Saturday, June 8th & 22nd at 10:00 am, there will be an Interpretative walk at Big River . 

Meet at the large kiosk on the east side of Big River parking lot, bring comfortable shoes, water, and sunscreen.  Walks are approximately 2 miles on even terrain.

information at 962-0470  







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MCPB Board of Directors Elections

Mendocino County Public Broadcasting is holding elections for its Board of Directors. Applications are due by January 30, 2016. To vote in the election, you must have been a member in good standing by December 31, 2015. For further information, please follow this link.

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KZYX Phone Numbers

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KZYX Underwriting

KZYX doesn’t play commercials but we do have underwriting, which is very different from advertising. It is a great way to support KZYX and in exchange we will let our listeners know what goods and services your organization offers.

For questions about underwriting on KZYX, call (707) 895-2324 or email uw [at] kzyx [dot] org