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Change is in the air! Or should it be, Change is on the air! Either way you say it, the KPFZ program schedule is going through some changes.

First off, a HUGE THANK YOU to Tim Hoff. Tim Hoff, most recently programmer for “Eclectic Echoes” and “Easy Rollin'”, has left the building. We thank him for his many years with KPFZ and all that he did. Tim filled many roles at the station during his tenure here. We wish him well in any future endeavors.

On Friday mornings, a repeat of “Pagan World Views”, hosted by Willowoak, Macha, and Verge, will be airing from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m.

A brand new show is making its debut on Friday night at 11:00 p.m. Peter Tibbets is hosting “The Wicked Good Show” until 3:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. If you’re a night owl, Peter’s name may sound familiar. That’s because Peter has filled in as host on Verge’s show Up All Night, heard every Tuesday night.

Rockin’ the Lake” will repeat after Peter’s show from 3:00 to 5:00 a.m. on Saturday morning. Q and Deb will keep you rockin’ on!

Saturday morning officially kicks off with a repeat of Debbie Bielenberg’s show, the “Savings and Trust” starting at 5 a.m.

Folkscene is rejoining the station with the original show airing on Saturday evenings from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.  It will be rebroadcast on Monday mornings from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Station Manager Andy Weiss says, “Things will be a bit chaotic for a while – just to drive Judy Bond, KPFZ Facebook Editor, nuts!”.

Stay tuned!

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Tune in to Women’s Voices this Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 9 – 10 am. Cecilia Aguia-Curry will be joining co-hosts Lenny Matthews and Aqeela Markowski. In addition, Olga Martin-Steele will appear on the show.

Don’t miss this exciting show!

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There is a change to the Saturday broadcast schedule. Citizen Lake with Chris Newell and Francis has moved to Saturdays at 9 a.m. from his Monday timeslot. Citizen Lake is a community oriented public radio program addressing political, climate, economic and social issues effecting Lake County California

Al Duncan’s News Behind the News is on a brief hiatus.

Tune in Saturday morning at 9 a.m. to listen to Citizen Lake.

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Have you heard? Drew Woodson, host of Story Tellers, is back on the air. As you probably remember, Drew is attending college but while on his summer break he will be hosting Story Tellers every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. How awesome is that?

Special thanks to Tee Watts for making Drew’s return possible by giving up his Cyber Soul Man Review replay slot. You can still hear Tee on Cyber Soul Man Review on Tuesdays from 2 to 4 p.m.

Tune into 88.1 fm to listen as Drew uses music to tells a story.

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Thank you for the awesome support shown during the annual KPFZ 88.1 FM Spring Fun-A-Thon Fund Drive and Open House. As of April 29th, we raised $15,585 in pledges during the fund drive. The mail-out fund drive has raised $5,380 so far. KPFZ supporters are AWESOME!!! Programmers enjoyed the opportunity to meet and chat with listeners during the open house. All of us were grateful for and enjoyed the refreshments everyone brought.

Just a reminder, if you haven’t paid your pledge, please stop by the station at 149 N. Main Street or mail it to KPFZ, P.O. Box 446, Lakeport, CA 95453. Also, if you requested a premium, be sure and stop by the station to pick it up. Mornings are usually best but call 707/263.3640 to make arrangements if another time works better for you.

Remember, it is not too late to become a member or donate! Call 707/263-3640 now!

Thank you again for proving that KPFZ really is listener-supported radio!

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If you’re not already a fan  of the KPFZ Friday afternoon radio program heard weekly at 1 p.m., “A Place to Be”, you should be.  Please join hosts Derek Fiedler and Joyce Adams for discussions on all aspects of our community.

Tune in, listen and then call 707 263-3435 with comments & questions.

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Amateur radio (also called ham radio) is a hobby about radio communications.  Often called, “Ham Radio” or simply, “Hams”, it’s adherents regularly talk on the radio with others all over the county and the world.

To learn more, tune in to “Kila the Magic Husky’s Ham Radio College” featuring a beautiful white Siberian Husky named Kila and her trusty human companion, Ben on Monday afternoons at 1pm on KPFZ 88.1 FM Listener Supported Radio.  For more information about the show or to see actual pictures of Kila, see .  Kila also posts links to all the shows on her website so you can also listen to them at your convenience.

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Did you tune in to KPFZ on Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. expecting to hear Dr. Ann West?  Don’t despair, Dr. West is still on the air.  Truth from the Source has moved to Thursdays.

Listen to Truth from the Source on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.  The show features a modern take on consciousness and communication.

So mark your schedule for Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

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Tee Watts is hosting a new show, the Cyber-Soul Man Review.  The show airs every Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

Soul music incorporates the elements of gospel music and rhythm and blues with an emphasis on vocalists.

Take time to listen to Tee on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.!


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Mt. Konocti from Lakeport's Library Park.

Mt. Konocti from Lakeport’s Library Park.

Courtesy photograph provided by Casse Forczek.

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Away from Lake County and you miss listening to your favorite KPFZ shows? Well, fret no more, the wait is over. Livestreaming has returned to Just open your favorite web browser, go to and click on the link at the top of the home page.

Many thanks to all the staff and volunteers who worked hard to get our livestreaming back.

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JULY 27, 2016, 6:15 PM




     Equipment purchases
     Program Update

     A. Events -October 15 Blues & Bar BQ
     B. Website Report- Alan
     C. Underwriting- Q
     D. Membership – Debbie


     Yard Sale on October 15 – Frank Ley


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The Board Of Directors meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. Board members will meet upstairs in the KPFZ office at 149 North Main Street in Lakeport. The public is always encouraged and welcome to attend.

Please check in with this website or the KPFZ station at 707-263-3640 for meeting agendas and any updates.

Mark your calendars! See you there.

Future meeting – August 24, 2016 at 6:15 p.m.

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KPFZ Management has announced that online streaming ended on January 31, 2016.  According to the KPFZ Board of Directors President Chloe Karl station staff are currently exploring other avenues to restore online streaming.

If you do want to help prevent this to happen, check out the Future of Music Coalition’s post on This is an organization attempting to get reasonable webcasting fees that will not force small community radio stations like KPFZ to stop streaming their shows.

From the Future of Music Colation’s post on Action Network’s website:

We support fair and transparent payment to artists and rightsholders when their work is used. We also recognize that small webcasters are vitally important to musical culture, whether it’s small community FM stations or online webcasters who program niche music. Webcasting reflects far greater diversity—from cutting edge releases by contemporary artists to America’s rich and varied musical traditions. And unlike commercial FM, internet radio pays musicians and labels. The relationship between artists and small webcasters is mutually supportive. This dynamic must be preserved. The expiration of the Webcaster Settlement Act has left many small webcasters facing a steep increase in rates and unsure of their future survival. We’re optimistic that a solution can be found to allow many small commercial webcasters to continue to operate, important music played and artists paid—directly, transparently and fairly. Stay tuned for updates and opportunities to take action. For now, please sign up to be notified of the latest developments.

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