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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.


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Public Banking Institute's Marc Armstrong will be our guest on "All About Money" on KZYX, Friday, February 22, at 9 AM. We'll discuss the possibility of starting a county-owned bank -- and funding the new economy -- right here in Mendocino County.

Marc Armstrong made a presentation to the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors last year, and he's coming back sometime in 2013.

Public banking already works in the United States. Public banking was first introduced in America by the Quakers in the original colony of Pennsylvania. Other colonial governments also established publicly-owned banks. The concept was later embraced in 1919 by the State of North Dakota to insure a dependable supply of affordable credit for its farmers, ranchers and businesses. North Dakota is the only state to currently own its own bank. But there's good news...20 states, and even some cities and counties, are now considering some form of public banking legislation.

Marc Armstrong has been kind enough to give us three free tickets to hear Matt Taibbi speak at the Public Banking Institute's National Conference in San Rafael, CA, on June 2-4. 

See: http://www.publicbankinginamerica.org/

We'll offer the tickets as premiums for Friday's show, which will also be a mini-pledge drive for KZYX. We'll also have other gift premiums.

Here's More About Public Banks 
Public Banks are ...
• Viable solutions to the present economic crises in US states.
• Counter-cyclical, meaning they are capable of reducing the negative impact of recessions, because they can make money available for local governments and businesses precisely when private banks decrease lending.
• Potentially available to any-sized government or community 
able to meet the requirements for setting up a bank.
• Owned by the people of a state or community.
• Economically sustainable, because they operate transparently according to applicable banking regulations
• Able to offset pressures for tax increases with returned credit income to the community.
• Ready sources of affordable credit for local governments, eliminating the need for large “rainy day” funds. 
• Required to promote the public interest, as defined in their 
• Constitutional, as ruled by the U.S. Supreme Court
... and are not
• Operated by politicians; rather, they are run by professional
• Boondoggles for bank executives; rather, their employees are
salaried public servants (paid by the state, with a transparent pay structure) who would likely not earn bonuses, commissions or fees for generating loans.
• Speculative ventures that maximize profits in the short term, 
without regard to the long-term interests of the public.

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All About the Money airs from 9 am to 10 pm on alternate Fridays and is hosted by John Sakowicz.

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