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KRCB-FM: Sonoma Spotlight
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A daily five-minute interview about events, issues, activities and people in and around Sonoma County. Hosted by Roland Jacopetti at 7:53AM Monday through Friday on KRCB-FM 91.1/90.9.
 
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KRCB-FM: Mouthful
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Mouthful, Smart Talk About Food, Wine, & Farming, Sunday evenings, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Hosted by Michele Anna Jordan. We like to think of Mouthful as a conversation around a dinner table, so pour yourself a glass of something odd and join us every Sunday evening, or listen on the go with our mobile app available at krcb.org, or at your leisure via iTunes. Our discussions with farmers, winemakers, cookbook authors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, restaurateurs, en ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Word By Word
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"I like the vitality of in-studio, roundtable interviews," Gil says, "when you have several authors sitting at the same table and focusing on the same theme, you get real conversations. It’s fun, exciting, and often unpredictable." On the new Word by Word programs, Gil will be inviting a different guest each month to share their unique perspective on a "Great California Writer." Gil Mansergh should be familiar to many KRCB listeners. His movie review columns appear in four Sonoma County news ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Second Row Center
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House lights down. Cue the music. The curtain rises weekly on KRCB’s early-morning news segment Second Row Center. There’s a lot of theatre in the Bay Area. With so many options and limited time and resources, how does one go about deciding just what to see? That’s where a critic can be of assistance. Theatre critic Harry Duke has been knocking around Bay Area stages for twenty years since his days in the Sonoma State University Theatre Arts program. He’s turned what used to be post-show con ...
 
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KRCB-FM: Percussion Discussion
 
Percussion Discussion focuses on percussionists, drummers and percussion instruments used in all genres of music from big band and smooth jazz and Latin to rock, country and World tunes. Host Jim Laveroni is a drummer and percussionist for over 40 years, and plays with two bands.
 
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KRCB-FM: Curtain Call
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Charles Sepos interviews performing, visual, and literary artists. Recent guests include Jeffrey Kahane, David Grisman, Kronos Quartet, Anonymous 4, Michael Brecker, Flora Purim, Malcolm Bilson, John Corigliano, François Girard, Marga Gomez, and Elizabeth Blumenstock.
 
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KRCB-FM: WordTemple
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WordTemple on KRCB features Northern California poet Katherine Hastings in discussion with poets and writers. The program showcases authors by presenting interviews and readings of their work, and exposes the KRCB community of listeners to a wide variety of voices and styles. Reconstructions highlighting the work of poets and writers posthumously will also be featured. From the Beats of San Francisco to Russia's Ratushinskaya, WordTemple will feature some of the most interesting work and sto ...
 
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KRCB-FM: A Novel Idea
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Non-fiction to pulp fiction, host Rosemary Manchester and producer Suzanne M. Lang explore the world of books featuring conversations with writers, academics, and readers. It’s a novel idea.
 
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KRCB-FM: Mouthful
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Mouthful, Smart Talk About Food, Wine, & Farming, Sunday evenings, from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Hosted by Michele Anna Jordan. We like to think of Mouthful as a conversation around a dinner table, so pour yourself a glass of something odd and join us every Sunday evening, or listen on the go with our mobile app available at krcb.org, or at your leisure via iTunes. Our discussions with farmers, winemakers, cookbook authors, writers, photographers, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, restaurateurs, en ...
 
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KRCB-FM: North Bay Report
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The North Bay Report is a daily in-depth look at an issue, event, person or activity in our region, prepared by KRCB News Director Bruce Robinson, a veteran journalist who has been covering Sonoma County since 1985. These reports provide another view of news and events in our area, a way to look beyond the headlines and hear directly from the people who are shaping the present and future of Sonoma County and northern California. Topics recently covered on The North Bay Report include the reg ...
 
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Whether or not ICE is planning huge raids in Northern California, a report to that effect has unsettled local immigrants and put the whole community on edge. The planned Immigration and Customs Enforcement – ICE – immigration raids in our area are partly to punish California for its recent decision to become a so-called sanctuary state. So says ...…
 
Insurance was on the agenda at a Fire Recovery and Rebuilding town hall Saturday. And the man who organizes California resources to fight fires and floods was there to stand once again with our community. Mark Ghilarducci, head of the California Office of Emergency Services, took time off from marshaling forces in Southern California cleaning u ...…
 
Do you feel your concerns about rebuilding Sonoma County are being heard by our elected representatives and by government officials? A town hall meeting tomorrow about Fire Recovery and Rebuilding will present updates and allow time for airing citizen concerns. Among elected officials scheduled to attend are members of the Santa Rosa City Counc ...…
 
Should every fire-affected homeowner have complete control of how they rebuild? Or should people be directed to build more resiliency and fire resistance into their new homes? Yesterday, KRCB News Director Steve Mencher brought us some excerpts from a conversation about rebuilding the North Bay first broadcast on KQED’s Forum program. Today, pa ...…
 
Avoiding the typical “Best of…” lists that are commonplace at this time of year, last week I presented Part I of my 2017 “Special End of Year” Awards for local theatre. Here now is Part II: The “One is the Loneliest Number” Award - I’ve been asked a couple of times “If you could open up a theatre company in Sonoma Country, what kind of shows wo ...…
 
As construction activities begin over the next few months in areas devastated by the recent fires, industry professionals fear that lack of labor and limited availability of building materials may slow the rebuilding. More, on the North Bay Report at 6:18 and 8:18 am and 5:30 pm. Rains will slow construction activities that have started in area ...…
 
It seems to some that the Trump administration is at war with California. From Cannabis to drilling on the coast, recent activity in Washington seems to run counter to the wishes of many in our state. Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave leeway to federal prosecutors to enforce federal laws against cannabis. That’s even in states ...…
 
Emerging from the economic consulting and the tech sector, Jaime B. Hansen aims to inspire and empower women through videos, speaking and speaking out; her latest book is Expanding the Conversation. Also, born in the USA but as a baby but sent back to El Salvador when his mother was deported, Rand Ertll has spent a lifetime in activism. He even ...…
 
It’s that time of year again for the usual “Best of…” lists where critics review their picks for the best (and sometimes worst) in music, movies, fashion, and the like and give people at holiday parties something to argue about. For the past three years my approach has been a little different as I prefer to offer a few “Special End of Year Awar ...…
 
Volunteers were out in force recently, planting acorns which a pair of nonprofits hopes will grow into mighty oaks. When the October firestorms swept through Redwood Valley in Mendocino County, the innovative Frey family winery on Tomki Road lost vehicles, equipment, homes, and a barn full of goats. Last month, reporter Sarah Reith watched Katr ...…
 
KRCB Northern California Public Media Ongoing North Bay Fires Coverage KRCB Content Manager Darren LaShelle joins Roland Jaccopetti to discuss KRCB’s recent coverage of the North Bay Fires and ongoing efforts to present local voices and stories. Darren also discusses upcoming plans to develop and present a series of local town hall meetings, wh ...…
 
Even a 15-dollar an hour minimum wage isn’t going to help you find a home in the North Bay – but one politician has his sights set on a fix. Last week we talked with Assembly member Marc Levine about the challenging year we’ve had. Today, News Director Steve Mencher asks Levine about his number one concern for 2018 – it turns out to be the ever ...…
 
Museum Mondays for Little Ones Charles M. Schulz Museum Every Monday through February @ 10 am – 12:00 pm Stories, crafts, and fun for pre-schoolers! Museum Mondays for Little Ones are designed for children, ages 1–5 and their caregivers, and revolve around a new theme each Monday. To extend our heartfelt condolences to everyone affected by the ...…
 
Residents of fire ravaged areas are looking back to happier times and thinking ahead to what’s next. Ready or not Christmas is coming. After October’s fires in the North Bay, this will be a holiday like no other. April Dembosky of the California Report visited Coffey Park to find out how some fire survivors are marking Christmas this year. Ther ...…
 
Redwood Empire Food Bank Ongoing Food Relief Efforts In order for the Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) to continue meeting the existing need for food assistance in our community, and increase our provision of help for our neighbors impacted by the devastating fires in our region, we need your support. The REFB will offer Station 3990 emergency f ...…
 
Katherine Hastings presents a recording of the book release party for this timely anthology. Recorded live at the WordTemple Poetry Series at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts in September 2017, over a dozen of the poets represented in the book read their work. Edited and published by Katherine (WordTemple Press), poets in the anthology includ ...…
 
Nobody was surprised when the FCC Thursday struck down Net Neutrality. The FCC has voted to remove rules that require Internet giants like Comcast and AT&T to treat all traffic the same. They’ll now be able create tiers for faster and slower service. News director Steve Mencher talked with Tara Sharp, head of marketing at local ISP Sonic, about ...…
 
Tomorrow on KRCB TV 22 we’ll be broadcasting our second special about the North Bay Fires. The New Normal tells stories from the community about lives turned upside down, and the strength of the human spirit. One story we’ll be telling: how photographer Diane Askew (ASK-you) finds beauty in the rubble – and partners with those in the community ...…
 
The Emerald Cup held this weekend will be the last in California during what advocates consider the era of “Prohibition.” On January 1 the legal landscape for cannabis changes, and the industry is getting ready. The 17th annual Emerald Cup, a celebration of all things cannabis, was held December 9 and 10 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. Report ...…
 
Scientists are sifting evidence about whether climate change is to blame for the ongoing fires. And the state insurance commissioner warns about disruptions in the insurance market. Today’s stories come from our partners at The California Report. We’ll hear about whether there’s a direct link between climate change and the state’s worst-ever fi ...…
 
Free meals, friendly signs. The North Bay poured out love to its first responders in October. But what help will be available when the stress and trauma catches up to them? Monday night at 9 KRCB TV 22 will present a documentary about the stresses caregivers and first responders suffer as part of their jobs. News Director Steve Mencher spoke wi ...…
 
A local group is raising money to help undocumented members of the community get back on their feet after the North Bay fires. Susan Shaw of the North Bay Organizing Project realized early on that help from insurance companies and government agencies would likely bypass undocumented community members. What resulted was the UnDocuFund. Shaw bega ...…
 
Laughter through tears – that often happens when things are at their worst. There is a fire relief fundraiser scheduled for Saturday at the Charles Schulz Museum. Author Dave Eggers, and Pearls Before Swine creator Stephan Pastis, head an all-star cast talking about how humor and creativity can help the North Bay recover. Pastis and Brian Fies, ...…
 
Kinsey Sicks: Things You Shouldn't Say Congregation Ner Shalom Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 @ 7:30 pm Named one of the top ten shows at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and profiled in the October 16, 2017 New Yorker Magazine. This is the remarkable true story of four friends from San Francisco who had a life-changing epiphany at a Bette Midle ...…
 
Rents have soared 36 percent; a new homeless encampment is active off Sebastopol Road in Santa Rosa. What was a housing crisis before the fires is getting worse. Today, we’re returning to a meeting held earlier this week that focused on two issues: rental housing and homelessness after the North Bay fires. We’ll hear from Santa Rosa City Counci ...…
 
Occidental Community Choir Winter 2017 Concert - Alleluia Anyway December 2nd – 10th, 2017 OCC ushers in the holiday season with its unique blend of original compositions, old favorites, and contemporary and classical music from across the spectrum of genres and traditions. This year's offering celebrates the necessary art of kindling light dur ...…
 
There may be some confusion about all the money being collected by and distributed locally after the North Bay fires. Funders and nonprofits convened this week in Rohnert Park to get some clarity. At a “Resilience Convening” meeting this week, more than 150 community nonprofits gathered in Rohnert Park. They heard from some of the organizations ...…
 
So here’s a question for renters – If you were forced to evacuate your home during the fires, do you still owe rent for that time? Before the North Bay fires, Sonoma County was in a housing crisis. Now, the squeeze is even worse. Several dozen people met Monday in Santa Rosa to talk about the fire’s effects on renters and the homeless. Reporter ...…
 
If you like A.R. Gurney’s popular two-person play “Love Letters”, you’re going to love “Daddy Long Legs”, a musical adaptation of the 1912 novel by Jean Webster. Set at the turn of the 20th century, it’s the story of the relationship between an orphan and her mysterious benefactor as told – well, actually, sung – through a series of letters. El ...…
 
An international group led by Palestinian Christians is presenting a conference on Middle East issues in Santa Rosa next week. Friends of Sabeel North America defines itself as a Christian ecumenical group. Its Northern California chapter is assembling Christian, Muslim, Jewish and secular leaders to discuss the complicated political struggles ...…
 
“Outrageous. Unacceptable. A dereliction of duty.” That’s the response from Representatives Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman to a Trump administration request for disaster relief that leaves out money for Northern California fire recovery. Is the Trump administration playing politics with disaster relief? That’s the implication of a statement re ...…
 
How some immigrants reacted to the North Bay fires; a request from California's senators; and plans to rebuild the hospitality business. Yesterday, we heard about a new hotline that helps protect local immigrants who may be swept up in raids by Immigration officers. At the rally announcing the new Rapid Response phone line, news director Steve ...…
 
A new communication system launched last week, with the goal of providing witnesses and support for immigrants subject to raids by ICE. In the pouring rain last week, a coalition of groups announced a new initiative to protect immigrants in our community. The North Bay Rapid Response Network of Sonoma and Napa Counties aims to, in its words, “W ...…
 
The holiday season will soon be upon us and Sonoma County Theatre companies will be providing plenty of opportunities to escape the bumper-to-bumper traffic, full parking lots, and crowded stores that are all too common at this time of year. Some will be presenting traditional Christmas programs while others will be giving audiences some theatr ...…
 
Yesterday, we talked with former Supervisor Efren Carrillo about the annexation of Roseland. Today, he’s back to talk about housing in the wake of the historic fires. Former Supervisor Efren Carrillo is now director of governmental and community relations at Burbank Housing in Santa Rosa. The organization is grappling with the reality that an a ...…
 
What’s in a Name: Stories Behind North Bay Place Names Laguna Environmental Center Saturday, November 18th, 2017 @ 3:00 pm Place names are an important, and often overlooked, part of our cultural environment. They act as anchors on the land and are important markers of territory. Place names also store knowledge of ecology, people, stories, and ...…
 
Redwood Chordsmen Fire Relief Benefit Show Scottish Rite Center Saturday, November 18th, 2017 @ 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm Our mission is to perpetuate Barbershop music with vocal quality and presentation that continually improves by educating each member so that he may reach his potential. The Redwood Chordsmen will share their love of Barbershop harmo ...…
 
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The youngest victim of the North Bay wildfires was just 14. Kai Shepherd was the youngest person to die in the North Bay wildfires. He and his sister and parents fled their home in Redwood Valley as flames overtook the neighborhood. As part of our continuing partnership on fire coverage, KQED’s April Dembosky went to Kai’s school to see how fri ...…
 
Tonight in Sebastopol, join KRCB for a free screening of highlights from the PBS series The Vietnam War. On our panel following the film, we’ll hear the experiences of one vet who returned to Vietnam and came face to face with his memories… Hear part of his story at 6:18 and 8:18 am and 5:30 pm. Tonight, KRCB hosts a screening of highlights fro ...…
 
Providing delicious apples for school lunches; honoring the county’s tradition of Gravenstein production; the Walker family is this year’s Farm Family of the Year. Walker Apples of Graton, was recently named Farm Family of the Year by The Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Six generations of family members have helped preserve heritage apple varieties, ...…
 
The Occupation of the American Mind The Arlene Francis Center Thursday, November 9th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm North Coast Coalition for Palestine (NCCP) presents The Occupation of the American Mind. This film looks at Israel's disinformation campaign aimmed at winning the hearts and minds of the American people. This all-but-banned film is narrated by f ...…
 
On KRCB’s A Novel Idea, two authors at the top of their form —Joan Frank, with her novel All the News I Need, and Richard Alther and his book Roxie & Fred, join Suzanne Lang in conversation of art, craft, and character. Joan Frank is acknowledged by many as a “writer’s writer” but more than that, she is a reader’s writer with keen observations, ...…
 
Santa Rosa Junior College became a place for remembering lost neighbors and thanking first responders last Saturday. Earlier in the week we heard from Sheriff Rob Giordano, but now let’s listen to the music and poetry that brought the audience of several hundred to tears… and to their feet repeatedly on a crystal clear and warm fall day. You’ll ...…
 
The Rocky Horror Show 6th Street Playhouse October 26th – 31st, 2017 That sweet transvestite, Dr. Frank-N-Furter, and his motley crew return in the original stage musical that not only inspired the 1975 cult classic film, but also generations of fans who have memorized every line, every lyric, and every dance move. All here, with a live cast of ...…
 
Bright colors and new works of art are featured in Museum of Sonoma County’s Dia de los Muertos exhibit. The traditional mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos - or Day of the Dead, is still a few weeks away. But the Museum of Sonoma County is getting a head start on the festivities with a new exhibition that opened this week. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi ...…
 
The financial and legal aspects of growing cannabis are on the agenda at a seminar tomorrow (10/6). You can’t yet major in Cannabis Studies at Sonoma State. But SSU is getting serious about sharing information on the burgeoning industry. Tomorrow, the school hosts a seminar focused on Cannabis Finance, Investment and Investment Law. News Direct ...…
 
Santa’s Rosa’s new Housing First homeless plan is cleaning up and clearing out encampments across the city. First the city of Santa Rosa vacated and cleaned out the tent city at Farmers Lane and Bennett Valley Road - also known as Homeless Hill. Now the city is targeting the sixth street encampment under the 101 highway. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi re ...…
 
Marin County is looking to become a carbon-free community and help reverse climate change. For environmentalists, the term "drawdown" refers to the point when greenhouse gases start to decline yearly. To reach that goal, Marin County is launching Drawdown: Marin. It’s a campaign that looks to drastically reduce greenhouse gases - like carbon di ...…
 
Top intellectual property and entertainment lawyer Peter Afrasiabi joins Suzanne Lang in conversation on his recent book Burning Bridges, America’s 20-year Crusade to Deport Labor Leader Harry Bridges. Bridges was an immigrant, a longshoreman, and a labor leader which was not a good combination in the 1930s. The imbalance of executive power in ...…
 
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