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Mary Aigner's Departure

Mary Aigner, Program Director for KZYX&Z, recently announced that she has decided it is time, after 22 years, to hand over the reins. She has some interesting opportunities that she wishes to explore, though she will continue to be involved with the radio station, including hosting her "Dead Air" program. As she told the volunteer programmers and her friends:

"It's been a great pleasure and an honor to work here, and I can't think of a more interesting or gratifying place to work. I'm constantly amazed by your talent, passion, and commitment to the cause of creating the best community radio we can, in service of the people of Mendocino County." 

We wish Mary great success in her future endeavors. We will miss her.

For the full press release, please follow this link: Aigner Press Release.

Community Advisory Board Meeting

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) has scheduled its annual public meeting for Friday, December 4, 2015 at 6PM. It will be held at Anderson Valley High School in Boonville in the Career Center Room.The public is invited to attend this meeting and there will be time for public comment. You can find out more about the CAB here: link.

PODCAST POSTED: Wildoak Living June 23 - Doug Fine - HEMP BOUND

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On Monday, June 23, I talked with journalist Doug Fine about his new book Hemp Bound:
Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution.
An insightful and humorous exploration of the impact one simple plant —outlawed in the States until just weeks ago—might have on our lives and our planet.

A recording of this program is now available for listening or downloading by clicking here.

No, drapes made of hemp, if smoked, will not make you high. But given the almost 80 year prohibition against growing it in the US, which finally ended just last month, you'd think that must have been the justification. In Hemp Bound, Fine concludes that instead of being outlawed, we should have been growing hemp aplenty all along. He illuminates not only our colorful history with hemp--Betsy Ross' first Stars & Stripes was sewn out of hemp fabric--but, more hopefully, our promising future with the plant.

After visiting with researchers already engaged in unlocking hemp's potential and entrepreneurs profiting from the plant's versatility, Fine was a believer. Hemp, he discovered, can be sustainably used
in biofuel, car parts and building materials (while being carbon-negative). It makes pesticides and herbicides unnecessary, remediates poisoned land and is drought resistant. Hemp seeds are nutritious and higher in omegas than fish or flax seed oils. And no doubt there are many other benefits and uses that will be discovered now that it can once again be legally grown.

Fine has reported from five continents for The Washington Post, Wired, Salon, The New York Times, Outside, National Public Radio, and U.S. News & World Report and is the author of three previous books:
- Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution;
- Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living; and
- Not Really an Alaskan Mountain Man.
Despite such successes, Doug is quick to note that he still milks his goats one teat at a time.
More information about this program topic at http://dougfine.com/

Tune in to WILDOAK LIVING, the radio program about living sustainably and building community
in Mendocino County and beyond. Wildoak Living airs every other Monday from 9 to 10am.

Listen live every other Monday at 9am Pacific Time on KZYX and on the web at www.kzyx.org

Listen anytime to archived programs and find more information about topics and guests at www.wildoakliving.org

To access the growing archive of Wildoak Living radio programs, and to find out about upcoming topics and guests, you are invited to visit my website:


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Thank you for tuning in to Wildoak Living!


Wildoak Living airs every alternate Monday from 9 am to 10 am and is hosted by Johanna Wildoak.

MCPB Board of Directors Elections

Mendocino County Public Broadcasting is holding elections for its Board of Directors. For further information, please follow this link.

Get The KZYX App For Your iPhone

Go to the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad and search for KZYX.  The app is free of charge.  It's a great way to get the live stream, the KZYX Jukebox, this website and to make a donation.  Follow this link for a preview and easy access to the download.  Or if you want to type it out here is the URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kzyx/id998145015?mt=8

KZYX Phone Numbers

Business office 707-895-2324

Philo studio 707-895-2448

Willits studio 707-456-9991

Mendocino studio 707-937-5103

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