Monthly Archives: June 2015

Dave Johnson’s show airing KPFK’s Firesign Theatre tonight

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Dave Johnson’s show airing Firesign Theatre tonight
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Kill corporate radio
Tonight on the Dave Johnson Rocks show heard at www.killradio.org  8-10pm PST.,
Interviewing in studio one of the engineers (Dr. Bill)  who worked with the comedy group, The Firesign Theater while at Pacifica radio’s KPFK Los Angeles in the 1960’s
– we’ll play some comedy clips plus a lot of Bill’s music choices from the 60’s and 70’s during our special guest DJ’s  ‘Notes from the Underground’ show
Come check it out!
Cheers,

KPFK’s Outreach Committee has a nice blog

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Includes good music videos:

https://kpfkoutreachcommittee.wordpress.com/page/2/

“Changes”

[1]
Come on come on
I see no changes. Wake up in the morning and I ask myself,
“Is life worth living? Should I blast myself?”
I’m tired of bein’ poor and even worse I’m black.
My stomach hurts, so I’m lookin’ for a purse to snatch.
Cops give a damn about a negro? Pull the trigger, kill a [Omitted], he’s a hero.
Give the [drugs] to the kids who the hell cares? One less hungry mouth on the welfare.
First ship ’em dope and let ’em deal to brothers.
Give ’em guns, step back, and watch ’em kill each other.
“It’s time to fight back”, that’s what Huey said
2 shots in the dark now Huey’s dead.

Learn to see me as a brother ‘stead of 2 distant strangers.
And that’s how it’s supposed to be.
How can the Devil take a brother if he’s close to me?
I’d love to go back to when we played as kids
but things changed, and that’s the way it is

[Bridge w/ changing ad libs]
Come on come on
That’s just the way it is
Things’ll never be the same
That’s just the way it is
aww yeah
[Repeat]

I see no changes. All I see is racist faces.
Misplaced hate makes disgrace to races we under.
I wonder what it takes to make this one better place…
let’s erase the wasted.
Take the evil out the people, they’ll be acting right.
‘Cause both black and white are smokin’ crack tonight.
And only time we chill is when we kill each other.
It takes skill to be real, time to heal each other.
And although it seems heaven sent,
we ain’t ready to see a black President, uhh.
It ain’t a secret don’t conceal the fact…
the penitentiary’s packed, and it’s filled with blacks.
But some things will never change.
Try to show another way, but they stayin’ in the dope game.
Now tell me what’s a mother to do?
Bein’ real don’t appeal to the brother in you.
You gotta operate the easy way.
“I made a G today” But you made it in a sleazy way.
Sellin’ crack to the kids. “I gotta get paid,”
Well hey, well that’s the way it is.

[Bridge]

[Talking:]
We gotta make a change…
It’s time for us as a people to start makin’ some changes.
Let’s change the way we eat, let’s change the way we live
and let’s change the way we treat each other.
You see the old way wasn’t working so it’s on us to do
what we gotta do, to survive.

And still I see no changes. Can’t a brother get a little peace?
There’s war on the streets and the war in the Middle East.
Instead of war on poverty,
they got a war on drugs so the police can bother me.
And I ain’t never did a crime I ain’t have to do.
But now I’m back with the facts givin’ ’em back to you.
Don’t let ’em jack you up, back you up, crack you up and pimp smack you up.
You gotta learn to hold ya own.
They get jealous when they see ya with ya mobile phone.
But tell the cops they can’t touch this.
I don’t trust this, when they try to rush I bust this.
That’s the sound of my tool. You say it ain’t cool, but mama didn’t raise no fool.
And as long as I stay black, I gotta stay strapped and I never get to lay back.
‘Cause I always got to worry ’bout the payback.
Some buck that I roughed up way back… comin’ back after all these years.
Rat-a-tat-tat-tat-tat. That’s the way it is. uhh

[Bridge ’til fade:]
Some things will never change

Love wins (this round)

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Cubik's Rube

Quoth Steampunk Emma Goldman:

You all know I am no fan of that “poor little State- and Church- begotten weed, marriage,” but I do love angry conservatives, and happy queer people, so today qualifies as a good one.

But as a general rule, if you want to find opinions I agree with, you are more likely to hear them voiced by someone shouting interruptions at a politician giving a speech than in a supreme court decision. Let’s keep fighting for all the LGBTQ folks whose problems aren’t solved by access to marriage.

I’m pretty much down with that. This week’s marriage equality news from the US is a great sign that compassion and reason are both winning the battle at a rate of knots. It opens up opportunities for numerous families who’ve been waiting for acknowledgment, and bodes well for a near-future where same-sex relationships are sufficiently normalised that…

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Audio: Overnight musics on KPFK

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Aziatik Rhythmz which alternates RadioBomb-We drop bass not bombs and Dank Radio are 4-6 am Fri. night Sat. am’s on KPFK with electronic and DJ musics.  (Like TomorrowLand in Belgium)

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06.27.2015 – It's an afterhour #BLACKOUT tomorrow night at the station as BLACK SUN EMPIRE @blacksunempire_nl + STATE OF MIND @stateofmindnz @stateofmindpat descend upon the #LosAngeles fm radio waves . Also in with support for the broadcast is LA's own veteran major player in the scene, MACHETE @djmachete 2nd & 4th Late Friday Nights/Early Saturday mornings 400-600 PST / 700-900 East Coast / 800-1000 São Paulo, BR / UK 1200-1400 GMT on KPFK – Los Angeles 90.7fm – LA 98.7fm – Santa Barbara 93.7fm – San Diego 99.5fm – Ridgecrest/China Lake Streaming LIVE worldwide on KPFK.org #kpfk #aziatikrhythmz #radiobomb #radiobombfm #radiobombx2 #losangeles #live #broadcast #fm #radio #dnb #drumnbass #drumandbass #jungle #junglist #bass #music #ladnb #GraveyardShift #AMmilitia #BSE #BlackSunEmpire #StateOfMind #BlackOutRecordings #DJMachete #RespectDnB

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Article: Covered on KPFK News, other Media is controlled

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Excerpt:  “It’s no different than Fox, NBC, CNN, or ABC refusing to cover the DARK ACT which would give Monsanto legal immunity and disallow states to demand GMO labeling.
You would think that coverage of something the whole world wants to see – the first step toward the successful downfall of Monsanto –would be a hot news item; a newsworthy tidbit that every paper, radio station, and blog would want to spread across their pages with double bold headlines. But wait. . . just six corporations own ALL of the media in America, so there isn’t much luck there.
That’s why you have to go to sites like Russia Insider or Al Jazeera to find real news outside of certain alternative news channels in the US, and even those are white-washed from Facebook pages, and given secondary ratings on Google pages. . . .”

http://naturalsociety.com/major-monsanto-lawsuit-completely-blacked-out-by-media/
Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/major-monsanto-lawsuit-completely-blacked-out-by-media/#ixzz3dl1bDv7

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When she says MSM I think she means mainstream media.

Article, audio link: More KPFK funny people-Phil Austin of Firesign Theatre passed

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http://www.epictimes.com/derrickblair/2015/06/comedian-phil-austin-of-firesign-theater-dead-at-74/#

Comedian and writer Phil Austin, best known as a member of the surrealist comedy group Firesign Theater, passed away today at his home in Washington State. He was 74. Austin, who played detective Nick Danger in the radio noir parody The Further Adventures of Nick Danger, succumbed to various forms of cancer, according to fellow Firesign Phil Proctor.
Philip Proctor
Beverly Hills, California  TO ALL OUR DEAR FRIENDS AND FIRESIGN FANS:
Nick Danger has left the office.
Our dear friend and Firesign Theatre partner for over 50 years succumbed to various forms of cancer early this morning at his home on Fox Island, Washington, with his wife Oona and their six beloved dogs at his side. It is a tremendous and unexpected loss, and we will miss him greatly; but in keeping with his wishes, there will be no public memorial.
Rest in Peace, Regnad Kcin.

Austin was born in Denver, Colorado grew up in Fresno, California, and attended Bowdoin College and UCLA. While working at KPFK radio in Los Angeles in 1966, he met Peter Bergman, David Ossman, and Philip Proctor. The began broadcasting a weekly radio program, Radio Free Oz, and as the Firesign Theater went on to record such classic albums as I Think We’re All Bozos On This Bus and How Can You Be In Two Places At Once When You’re Not Anywhere At All?

Austin Powers. Phil Austin, a founding member of the Firesign Theatre satirical comedy troupe, died June 19, 2015, of cardiac arrest following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 75. His most popular character was Nick Danger, a zany detective with the mysterious power of a third eye.
Born in Denver, Austin grew up in Fresno and studied drama at Fresno State and UCLA. He began performing in plays and in 1966 appeared with fellow actor Philip Proctor and documentary filmmaker David Ossman on Radio Free Oz, Peter Bergman’s late-night talk program on KPFK. The four began doing improvisational comedy.
After several more radio appearances, they became the Firesign Theatre and started performing at local clubs such as the Ash Grove and the Magic Mushroom. They landed a recording contract with Columbia and eventually released more than 20 albums for various labels. Eight of those albums appeared on Billboard’s Top 200 chart. The biggest wasI Think We’re All Bozos On This Bus, which reached #50 in 1971.
In 1967, Radio Free Oz moved to KRLA, where it aired on Sunday nights in 1967 and to KMET in 1968. The troupe starred in The Firesign Theatre Radio Hour on KPPC in 1969. They returned to KPFK in 1970 with a short-lived weekly comedy program titled Dear Friends. The best segments were released on an album. During the 1980 Presidential race, the troupe’s satirical political commentaries were heard on NPR.  The Firesign Theatre also released four books and starred in 16 films. (Written by Steve Thompson, LARadio Rewind)

Audio: Molly Ivins interviewed by Richard Wolinsky on KPFA

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MOLLY IVINS
IN CONVERSATION WITH RICHARD WOLINSKY
The nationally syndicated political columnist, co-author of “Shrub” and ” “Bushwhacked” and author of “Molly Ivins Can’t Say That, Can She?” and “You’ve Got to Dance With Them What Brung You,” discusses George W. Bush and his presidency and other topics in this special 37-minute web-edit interview with Richard Wolinsky. Recorded at KPFA, Berkeley on October 16, 2003
Click the picture to hear the Extended Web Edit
About the interviewer:
RICHARD WOLINSKY hosts “Bookwaves” on “Cover to Cover” heard every Thursday at 3:30 pm on KPFA-FM in Berkeley (www.kpfa.org) and in Pacifica syndication.
Molly Ivins, October 2003

Article Link: Volunteerism in KPFA Radio 2010

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By a longtime KPFA staff and volunteer:
http://www.richardwolinsky.com/subscribers2010.html

An All-Volunteer KPFA: A Recipe for Disaster
On Tuesday, October 26th, 2010, on the KPFA Morning Show, Arlene Engelhardt, Executive Director of the Pacifica Foundation, made the curious comment that (to paraphrase) KPFA needed to get back to its volunteer roots. The wording was vague enough to suggest pretty much anything, but there are some folks out there who believe eliminating the on-air paid staff, and their off-air support staff as well, could be right way to go.
After all, bringing back volunteerism and ending the tyranny of staffers who stay forever sounds like a pretty good prescription for renewal. Nice philosophy, but is that what Arlene is really saying?
First, let’s look at the history of KPFA. . . . .

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Editorial from me:  I have to say I think he exaggerates some about the unreliability of volunteers.  I think there must be a balance between strip programming paid professionals and volunteers from the communities speaking in their own voices on the air.  And there are always a few golden souls who volunteer behind the scenes, retired or unemployed or students, but students don’t last long.  But firing good successful workers is corrupt, I think.
But/and the Morning Mix has been replaced by some extremely popular programming.

Articles, with Audio Links: KPFK’s funny people

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This article is not by me but by ‘Adams’

Gregg A. Roebuck
Novermber 23, 1943 – May 31, 2015

Joe and               GreggGregg and I met during the Old Radio Marathon at KPFK-FM in Los Angeles in March of 1972. We had come in to answer phones for pledges and wound up on the air that night through Nightangels with Rick Bralver. Within the week we were asked to gone on air with “Jason B. Good” and Phil Tuttle as the Heavenly Miracle Air Eperiment, Sunday nights, Midnight to 6am. Over the next few weeks it became clear that Gregg and I were going to be doing a show for the 2nd half of the shift, so – for various reasons – we called ourselves the Sunday Gummies fora few months. The name stuck.

David Arias, Barbara Branson and “Cheryl” (whose last name I have forgotten) joined us from time to time, as did Bruce Gossand, Ed Hammond, Peter Lert and other people from the station dropped buy. We dropped Sunday Gummies, preferring to perform as Adams & Roebuck, but would be remembered as “Gummies” for many decades with station staff. Jack Garriss, an on-air guru with a show early Sunday Mornings, came in early one week, went on air with us and announced “When I am looks for Bliss, I look under B in the yellow pages”. Some of our shows were just bizarre – even to us. The LA Weekly News gave us a review that said, “They make Sunday morning coming down a joy.” We set up a network of stations and syndicated a half hour version of the Adams and Roebuck show through underground stations including Pacifica stations KPFK and KPFA, KBOO in Portland, KTOO in Anchorage, KRAB in Seattle, KAOS in Olympia, and a couple of stations in the midwest, KOPN in Columbia, WYSO in Yellow Springs in Ohio, and a few whose call letters I have forgotten. We stayed on KPFK until 1977, evolving from Heavenly Miracle Air Experiment, the Sunday Gummies (and sometimes Monday Gummies), to Adams and Roebuck.

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http://oakandlotus.com/gregg/gregg.html

Pacifica National Board passed the following with amendments 6/13/15

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I DON’T KNOW WHAT THE AMENDMENTS NOR THE FINAL FORM OF THIS WAS:
Taskforce Motion:
The SLTF urges the IED to direct GMs now to institute the Spanish Language Programming motion and to request a plan of action from GMs by March 15 and implementation by April 15, 2015.

Amendment to be made at the in-person meeting:
The date of action for this motion having passed, move to amend the date for the plan of action

1.    Time : after 6 am and before 9 pm
2.    By the PNB June 2015 meeting to be fully noticed to all radio station managers and PDs
3.    New Spanish language programming committees to be develop right after, no later than 1 week after PNB meeting AT ALL radio signals. Managers make the call for the formation of such committees thru PSAs, websites and thru community forums and organizations.
4.    To be implemented no later than Monday August 31 2015
5.    Be national, to say each radio station should have it
6.    “each weekday in the Spanish language” at least 5 hours additional to existing Spanish Language programming (some radio signals do not have any).
7.    New programming will vary according to the radio signal demographic and geographic, conditions, per example, in Los Angeles might be added to the existing strip of programming, in Washington (if no programming in Spanish is offered at this time) might have to be only at weekends (strips or blocks of programming)  or at any given best day during the week, so each station will decide as long as it is after 6 am and before 9 pm
8.    Each radio have to develop a committee (collectives) in charge of such programming and report to the PNB’s task force as to guarantee that such programming will be permanent.
9.    Brief introduction in English might be considered at certain signals.
10.      Must take in account women, African descent communities, programming for youth and by youth, indigenous, activists, alternative music or art programming, environmental issues, political movements around the continent or the world etc. alternative Health programming, Chicano Mexicano programming as well as Puerto Rican resistance, Central or south American issues, inmigration issues, black liberation movements. white supremacy, gender, race, neo colonialism, culture/art,  poverty, etc. news from all over Latin America with stringers in the USA as well as from Latin America and the Caribbean.
11.    Pacifica outreach committees must develop in coordination with the Spanish Language task force,  management and programming committees a well prepared promotional plan for such new programming as to guarantee self sustainability as much as possible.
12.    Management,  LSBs and parties involved will develop community forums with their respective communities to get the word out.
13.    IF there is any radio signal that needs programming because no collectives are formed yet, such programming can be elaborated and provided by other collectives from sister signals.
14.    National meetings to be planned among Spanish language programmers to be in well coordination and maintain programs improving.
15.    Every new programmer and volunteers MUST be totally willing to raise funds, work in collectives and be part of the of the National Association of Spanish Language programmers and volunteers which will be created to keep always good communications among the new programs.
16.    Existing programmers to provide workshops as needed for those collectives in need.

Audio: Barbara Jordan covered on Pacifica

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Barbara Charline Jordan (February 21, 1936 – January 17, 1996) was an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. A Democrat, she was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, the first southernblack female elected to the United States House of Representatives, and the first African-American woman to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous other honors. She was a member of the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors from 1978 to 1980.[1] On her death, she became the first African-American woman to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery.[2]

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Pacifica National Board meeting in LA, part of the schedule (Sat.?)

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FROM THE PNB SCHEDULE:

PNB motions:   Motion #2
The PNB Programming Committee recommends to the PNB that all action on the creation of “Program Councils” pursuant to a previous motion from the Programming Committee to the PNB, be held until after the Committee is able to receive and review information about station program operations (pursuant to motion passed by the Committee on 12/19/14) and provides recommendations to the PNB.

The provision of said feedback to the PNB will be a priority of the Committee and our expectation is that the report will be sent to the PNB by March 13, 2015.
Old Program Council Motion approved by 2012 PNB [Bolding of keywords in an attempt to enhance readability added by me, Sue}
The PNB directs the executive director to set up Program Councils as management committees, at each station.
The composition of the committee shall consist of 1/3 staff, selected by stv election, 1/3 members of the LSB, also selected by an stv election, and 1/3 listeners, approved jointly by the LSB and the Program Director by a procedure satisfactory to both.  Terms shall be for the maximum of 2 years, or for an LSB member, the term on the LSB, whichever is less.
The Program Councils shall serve to provide a collaborative nexus between the board, the listeners, the staff and the management of the station for the purpose of implementing the programming policies of the LSB and PNB.  Specifically, they shall have the power to review programs and vet new programs, including for compliance with the mission, and recommend changes to schedules. They shall also provide for adjudication of programming issues arising between programmers and management, where no other means of doing so exists.   They will set their own agendas in these regards.
Program directors will serve as non voting ex-officio members of the Program Councils.  The Programming Councils are charged with making recommendations to the Program Director.  If the program director declines to act on such recommendations, he/she shall report his/her reasons and respond to dialogue on the issue from the Council.  Such dialogue shall be made widely available to the listeners.  If consensus cannot be reached on a course of action between the Program Director and a majority of the Council, the Council can appeal the decision to the GM with a vote of 2/3 of its members.
All meetings of the Program Council will be in public session, with the exception of those that are required to be in Executive Session by the Pacifica Bylaws. The Council shall determine by majority vote whether any given meeting must be held as an Executive session.
(Passed in committee 7-0.)
Public Comment 10 minutes
12 noon Lunch
1 pm Board reconvenes

Spanish Language Task Force – 15 min.
IMPLEMENTATION: MOVED BY SPANISH LANG TASK FORCE
Taskforce Motion:
The SLTF urges the IED to direct GMs now to institute the Spanish Language Programming motion and to request a plan of action from GMs by March 15 and implementation by April 15, 2015.
Amendment to be made at the in-person meeting:
The date of action for this motion having passed, move to amend the date for the plan of action
1.    Time : after 6 am and before 9 pm
2.    By the PNB June 2015 meeting to be fully noticed to all radio station managers and PDs
3.    New Spanish language programming committees to be develop right after, no later than 1 week after PNB meeting AT ALL radio signals. Managers make the call for the formation of such committees thru PSAs, websites and thru community forums and organizations.
4.    To be implemented no later than Monday August 31 2015
5.    Be national, to say each radio station should have it
6.    “each weekday in the Spanish language” at least 5 hours additional to existing Spanish Language programming (some radio signals do not have any).
7.    New programming will vary according to the radio signal demographic and geographic, conditions, per example, in Los Angeles might be added to the existing strip of programming, in Washington (if no programming in Spanish is offered at this time) might have to be only at weekends (strips or blocks of programming)  or at any given best day during the week, so each station will decide as long as it is after 6 am and before 9 pm
8.    Each radio have to develop a committee (collectives) in charge of such programming and report to the PNB’s task force as to guarantee that such programming will be permanent.
9.    Brief introduction in English might be considered at certain signals.
10.      Must take in account women, African descent communities, programming for youth and by youth, indigenous, activists, alternative music or art programming, environmental issues, political movements around the continent or the world etc. alternative Health programming, Chicano Mexicano programming as well as Puerto Rican resistance, Central or south American issues, inmigration issues, black liberation movements. white supremacy, gender, race, neo colonialism, culture/art,  poverty, etc. news from all over Latin America with stringers in the USA as well as from Latin America and the Caribbean.
11.    Pacifica outreach committees must develop in coordination with the Spanish Language task force,  management and programming committees a well prepared promotional plan for such new programming as to guarantee self sustainability as much as possible.
12.    Management,  LSBs and parties involved will develop community forums with their respective communities to get the word out.
13.    IF there is any radio signal that needs programming because no collectives are formed yet, such programming can be elaborated and provided by other collectives from sister signals.
14.    National meetings to be planned among Spanish language programmers to be in well coordination and maintain programs improving.
15.    Every new programmer and volunteers MUST be totally willing to raise funds, work in collectives and be part of the of the National Association of Spanish Language programmers and volunteers which will be created to keep always good communications among the new programs.
16.    Existing programmers to provide workshops as needed for those collectives in need.

KPFK Local Station Board election schedule 6/15; Job Description 2007

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http://elections.pacifica.org/

2015 Election Calendar

Save the dates and mark your calendars for these important election dates.

Candidate Nominations Open: June 15th
Candidate Nominations Close: July 14th

Voter Date of Record: July 14th
You must be a member of Pacifica by this date to be eligible to vote. ($25+)

THEY SAY THE VOTING WILL BE ON LINE.

Ballots Mailed/Online Voting Begins: August 29th
Ballot Return Deadline/Online Voting Ends: October 22nd

Ballot Count & Election Certification: November 6th*
*if a station does not meet the required quorum, this date may be extended by up to 4 weeks

HERE’S A JOB DESCRIPTION FROM 2007

2007 KPFK Election Notice and Candidate Documents
Shorter version
If you or a friend may be interested in serving on the Local Station Board, please feel free to contact your Local Election Supervisor to get the information necessary to become an LSB candidate.

Candidacy materials are also available on the www.pacificafoundation/elections website. Be sure to register with your Local Election Supervisor to learn about upcoming candidate events.
Pacifica Network is the only U.S. radio network with a democratically-elected governance structure. Our noncommercial broadcasting is Listener-supported, and supported as well by more than 1000 staff members nationwide, most of them unpaid staff. This network has survived McCarthyite repression, investigation by the House Un-American Activities Committee, and attacks from reactionary forces in this country.
The network is independent of government and corporate control, and thus is able to present unfettered public affairs programming as well as programs on music, the arts and humanities which are diverse and multi-cultural instead of profit driven.
This important network needs the support of all its listeners as never before. One part of that support is to become involved with the election of the Local Station Boards of each station.

Local Station Boards have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Actively reaching out to under-represented communities to help the station serve a diversity of all races, creeds, colors and nations, classes, genders and sexual orientations and ages. The Local Station Board is also directed to help build collaborative relations with organizations working for similar purposes.
  • Assisting the station in fundraising activities.
  • Conducting at least 2 Town Hall style meetings each year. These are devoted to hearing listeners’ views, needs, and concerns. Performing community needs assessments, or seeing to it that separate “Community Advisory Committees” are formed to do so.
  • Working with station management to ensure that station programming fulfills the purposes of the Foundation and is responsive to the diverse needs of the listeners (demographic) and communities (geographic) served by the station, and that station policies and procedures for making programming decisions and for program evaluation are working in a fair, collaborative and respectful manner to provide quality programming.
  • Reviewing and approving the radio station’s budget.
  • Screening and selecting a pool of candidates for the position of Program Director at each radio station. The General Manager must make a hire from this pool of candidates.
  • Writing annual evaluations on the job performances of the radio station’s General Manager and Program Director.
  • Screening and selecting a pool of candidates for the position of General Manager from which the Pacifica Foundation Executive Director (ED) must hire.
  • Ensuring that the station works diligently towards the goal of diversity in staffing at all levels and maintenance of a discrimination-free atmosphere in the workplace.

These Local Station Boards also have the following national responsibilities:

  • Electing 4 members to serve as directors of the Pacifica Foundation which manages the radio stations in New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles and Berkeley. The Local Station Board can recall these Foundation directors by a 2/3 vote.
  • The Local Station Board also appoints from its own membership representatives to serve on the committees of the National Foundation which review finances, programming, governance and other matters essential to the operation of the network.

Each individual member of a Local Station Board should expect to attend monthly board meetings and actively serve on Local Station Board committees.
If you are interested in running for these boards, or know folks who you feel would add to the quality of your station by being on the Local Station Board, you should note the following summary timetable for the elections.
 

KPFK, Pacifica, informative, and some embarrassing articles

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http://www.amazon.com/Uneasy-Listening-Pacifica-Radios-Civil/dp/1900355450
http://www.salon.com/2002/06/20/pacifica/
http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2013/09/26/why-free-speech-radio-news-is-dependent-on-pacifica/
http://www.radiosurvivor.com/2014/03/18/pacifica-board-fires-exec-dir-summer-reese-is-this-a-war-with-no-winner/
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814793827/reasonmagazineA/
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http://www.laweekly.com/news/left-wing-darling-pacifica-radio-is-sliding-into-the-abyss-4521218
http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/03/24/ousted-pacifica-radio-executive-director-barricades-herself-in-kpfa-staffers-say-update
http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_25417865/fired-director-refuses-leave-office-that-runs-berkeleys
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/17/business/media/pacifica-radio-fires-its-executive-director.html?_r=0

KPFK LSB committees members

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By a loyal Volunteer:
Just wanted to remind folk that ANYONE can attend and JOIN any LSB committee.  You do NOT need to be an elected LSB member to be invited to join the membership of a committee.
Committee membership is regulated by the chair and LSB member of the given committee.
The easiest way to join a committee is to attend the very first committee meeting after the beginning of a new calendar year.
A Volunteer asked me about this the other day so it occurred to me that we need to remind listeners and staff members that they can attend, and often join any LSB committee.
The next Finance Committee meeting is at the station at 7:00pm on Tuesday the 16th.

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KPFK’s Program Grid, 6/2/15, the whole thing at this time

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This is now, it’s always subject to change-

6-2-15 sched: I sort of got it to appear here:

Anyway the link is: http://www.kpfk.org/index.php/programs/programschedule#.VW5dts9Viko

The Car Show

Middle East In Focus

1 PM

KPFK 2015 Schedule

Note: Schedule subject to change without notice

AM Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday AM
6 AM Democracy Now!
A national, daily, listener-sponsored, news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pacifica Radio’s flagship program.

Roots Music And Beyond
with

Rotating Hosts

Edna Tatum’s Gospel Classics
Gil Fears
6 AM
6:30 6:30
7 AM Morning Review 7 – 8 am 7 AM
7:30 Connect The Dots
Lila Garrett
Sojourner Truth
with Margaret Prescod
7:30
8 AM Uprising!
News and Public Affairs with Sonali Kolhatkar
Alternating:
Liberated Sisters
Alan Watts 8 AM
8:30 or

Think Outside The Cage

Anti-War Radio
Scott Horton
8:30
9 AM Democracy Now!
Current Affairs with Pacifica Host Amy Goodman
Rebroadcast of the 6 am Program
Hutchinson Report
Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Economic Update
Richard Wolff
9 AM
9:30 9:30
10 AM Letters and Politics

Mitch Jeserich

The Michael Slate Show Ralph Nader Radio Hour
Politics Or Pedagogy
World Focus
Blase Bonpane
10 AM
11 AM The Global Village
Music From Around The World and Around the Block
11 am – 1 pm
Freedom Now
w/Dedon
Background
Briefing

Ian Masters
11 AM
Noon Derek Rath Betto Arcos Yatrika
Shah-Rais
John
Schneider

Sergio
Mielniczenko
Spotlight Africa The Insighters
Maria Armoudian
Noon
12:30 12:30
PM Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday PM
1 PM
Community Calendar 12:57 to 1:00 pm M – F
Inner Vision
Meri Ka Ra/Brother Yaw
Inner Vision

with Nita Vallens

The Aware Show
withLisa Garr
The Aware Show
withLisa Garr
Sounds
Of Transformation

Michael Beckwith
1:30 Access College 1:30
2 PM Thom Hartmann
Due to licensing issues we do not archive this program
Thom Hartmann
Due to licensing issues we do not archive this program
Arts in Review with Julio Martinez

Pacifica Performance Showcase

Rhapsody In Black

with Bill Gardner

Reggae Central
Chuck Foster
2 PM
2:30 2:30
3 PM Deadline LA

SWANA Region Radio

Feminist Magazine The BradCast
with Brad Friedman
The Lawyers Guild
Jim Lafferty
Jimmy Dore Rhapsody In Black (cont) 3 PM
3:30 3:30
4 PM Strategy Session
Antonio Gonzalez
Voices from the Frontline
Eric Mann
Jon Wiener Truthdig Radio Pocho Hour of Power Afro-Dicia
D.J. Nnamdi
Melting Pot with
Michael Barnes
4 PM
4:30 4:30
5 PM Background Briefing – Ian Masters Beneath The Surface
with
Suzi Weissman
5 PM
5:57pm Community Calendar (Rebroadcast from 12:57 pm) 5:57pm
PM Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday PM
6:00 Pacifica News *Canto Sin Fronteras
Tanya Torres
Folk Scene
Roz Larman
6:00
6:30 Evening Public Affairs 7 – 9 pm Re:Work formerly
Labor Review
6:30
7 PM
IMRU

Beautiful Struggle/

Beautiful Struggle Collective

Digital Village
L.A Theater Works Alternating:
SoulRebel Radio –David Feldman
7:30 On Resistace Radio
7 PM
8:00 Flip The Script
riKu Matsuda

American Indian Airwaves
LA Review of Books Temple Of Hip-Hop
KRS-One
or 

The John-Leslie Brown Show

*Canto Tropical

Kathy Diaz

HEADROOM

Barry Smolin
8:00
8:30 Indy Media on Air Treasures Of The West / 
Poet’s Cafe
9:30
9 PM Programas En Español

Informativo Pacifica 9 – 9:30

9 PM
9:30 Perspectiva de las Americas Voces de Libertad Contragolpe
Ruben Luengas
Nuestra Voz 9:30
10:00 One Track Mind
Kristi Lomax

Travel Tips for Aztlan 

Mark Torres
Adventures In Stereo with J.Rocc 10:00
10:30
Contacto Ancestral

Insurgencia Femenina Encuentros
Gregorio Luke
10:30
11 PM Suplemento Comunitario Noticiero Pacifica Enfoque Latino 11 PM
11:30 Caminando por Mesoamerica Centroamerica Sin Censura Noticiero Pacifica Líneas abiertas 11:30
AM Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday AM
Mid-
night

Something’s Happening with Roy of Hollywood http://www.somethingshappening.com

Information on the Cutting Edge
Mon – Thurs Midnight – 6 AM

Truth Seekas
DJ Santana
My Side Of The City
Steve Martín

RISE

Mark Maxwell

Mid-
night
12:30 Spoken arts on human potential, spirituality, creativity.

(First Mondays are old time radio nights) plus Thom Hartmann Program

Featuring
Spoken Arts on Health, Psychology, plus Thom Hartmann Program and public affairs.DogNoir
Dave Emory’s ‘For the Record,’
Eben Rey’s “Project Next,” politics, public affairs, news from the future, plus Thom Hartmann Program.
Alan Watts, Shinzen Young, Jack Gariss, Krishnamurti, Caroline Casey.

(First Thursday nights are women’s nights)
plus Thom Hartmann Program.

12:30
1 AM Breakbeats

and Rhymes

1 AM
2 AM Soundwaves
Abraham Beltan
2 AM
3 AM Stairway To Heaven
Teddy Angelo
3 AM
4 AM
Aziatic Rhythmz
TBA 4 AM
5 AM 5 AM
5:30 Counterspin

FAIR

5:30
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Schedule Guide: Music Programming Health & Spirituality En Español
This Schedule Subject To Change Without Notice

Shows currently on Hiatus: Free Forum with Terry McNally
Explorations, Ring Of Fire RadioAxis Of Justice Radio, Bibliocracy

Experience Talks also hosts their own weekly podcasts [ here ]

Online Programming –
Bike Talk
DogNoir
 Feel, Think and Grow Show
GoHarrison w/Harrison
The Out Agenda
Ukulele Spotlight
Samm Brown’s For The Record

KPFK’s Something’s Happening show with Roy of Hollywood

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The Something’s Happening, Roy of Hollywood show, the highest-moneymaking, in the country, highest-audience from midnight to 6 am show, (except maybe Coast to Coast), on KPFK for 43 years, bringing a full-featured selection of material from political to health and spirituality, women’s issues, old radio and more.  He usually plays Thom Hartmann with Bernie Sanders from 4-6 am.

Here’s a very brief listing:

Spoken arts on human potential, spirituality, creativity.

(First Mondays are old time radio nights) plus Thom Hartmann Program

Featuring
Spoken Arts on Health, Psychology, plus Thom Hartmann Program and public affairs.DogNoir
Dave Emory’s ‘For the Record,’
Eben Rey’s “Project Next,” politics, public affairs, news from the future, plus Thom Hartmann Program.
Alan Watts, Shinzen Young, Jack Gariss, Krishnamurti, Caroline Casey.

(First Thursday nights are women’s nights)
plus Thom Hartmann Program.

12:30
1 AM

Pictured on left in 1985 KPFK paper Folio/program guide.

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Roy & Elliot Mintz, who had a great ’60s show with Roy and called Tehran and spoke to the takers of the embassy.  See article on Mintz.