Sheri Quinn

News Director

Sheri is the current news director at KZYX. Sheri has an impressive C.V. and comes to KZYX from Utah where she was an award winning journalist and reporter.

Sheri proved her talents to the KZYX listeners during the important extensive coverage of the fires in Lake county. Her reporting on local elections and the growing concern over changes in the local cannabis industry has won her praises from all over Northern California. 

The Fort Bragg City Council is poised to reduce setback and parking requirements to incentivize a mixed income housing development that would include 30 senior housing units and 14 market rate units. Meanwhile, Fort Bragg’s extreme weather homeless shelter, which was almost canceled this winter, is moving forward. Dan Young reports.

The City of Fort Bragg is developing policies for up to four cannabis retail businesses. Retail cannabis would be banned in the city's Central Business District, and onsite ingestion of cannabis products would be banned at all retail sites. Tune in to hear Dan Young's report on the recent city council meeting on this issue. 

Community Foundation of Mendocino County

When the October firestorms hit Mendocino County, the Community Foundation of Mendocino County sprung into action and immediately started raising money for the fire victims and community fire recovery efforts.  Years of preparation for a disaster paid off and the foundation has so far raised about $2,000,000.  President and CEO Megan Barber Allende discusses the Disaster Fund and the foundation's fire recovery plans. 

Sheri Quinn

At a recent meeting on renter's rights in Santa Rosa, renters were able to ask questions such as "do I owe rent for the time I was evacuated, does my landlord have to pay for my losses?" Kendall Jarvis of Sonoma County Legal Aid answered these questions and more.  Steve Mencher of KRCB reported on the event and shared their story with us at Kzyx News.  It could help answer some questions for renters in Mendocino County who were impacted by the October wildfires. 

The opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season in Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties is being delayed, according to the Director of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Charlton Bonham. The reason, poor crab meat quality test results, which show the crab are not filled out enough prior to harvest. The delay is expected to last a minimum of 15 days until December 16, 2017.

 

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