October 2020

KPFZ Emergency : PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Events.

Updated Wednesday  Oct 28, 2010  10:00 am.

Activate when needed.

A  PG&E PSPS SHUTOFF is in effect  : re-energization for most customers is expected by  Tuesday 10 pm . 
This covers large areas of Lake County.  A FEW  major areas are unaffected -- including Soda Bay, most of Lakeport, downtown Clearlake and the Avenues. The station is  operating on a normal schedule, but the live stream may be down due to lack of internet.

See the overall situation (and customer resource centers) at  https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/updates/
and the current map at https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outages/map/ for details. 

The resource centers are open 8 am to 10 pm. They all have restrooms, charging stations and wifi. They are located at :

  • Clearlake Senior Community Center, 3245 Bowers Ave, Clearlake, Lake, 95422
  • Cobb Hardester's Shopping Center,  16295 Hwy 175 Cobb, Lake, 95461
  • Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians Red Hills Property,   7130 Red Hills Rd, Kelseyville, Lake, 95451
  • Konocti Vista Casino, 2755 Mission Rancheria Rd, Lakeport, Lake, 95453
  • Twin Pine Casino and Hotel, 22223 CA-29, Middletown, Lake, 95461
  • Community Baptist Church, 2877 State Highway 20, Nice, Lake, 95464
  • Upper Lake Middle School, 725 Old Lucerne Rd, Upper Lake, Lake, 95485

LCCR (KPFZ) Board Election -- Deadline November 17, 2020

Update Nov 8, 2020 : The Board Application is now online HERE.

Lake County Community Radio, Inc.

149 N. Main Street, Lakeport, CA 95453 | 707-263-3640 | www.kpfz.org  | kpfz@kpfz.org

Applications are being accepted for the Lake County Community Radio Board of Directors. The term of service is 2-years. The deadline to apply is November 17, 2020.

The Board by-laws allow for up to 11 Board positions. At this time 5 positions are up for re-election. To be considered, Board members whose 2-year terms are up must re-apply.

All applications will be considered by the Board and voting is by secret ballot.

Download an application from the station web site kpfz.org HERE. If you wish to have an application emailed to you, send a message on the website’s contact page. Return applications by email to kpfz@kpfz.org by the deadline or mail to: KPFZ, P.O. Box 446, Lakeport, CA, 95453 postmarked by the deadline.


 Must be a supporter of KPFZ, Lake County Community Radio, and able to attend Board

member meetings and training as determined by the Board of Directors.

 Must be willing to abide by the policies, by-laws and guidelines set for by the LCCR, Inc.

 Must be able to work cooperatively and amicably with others; handle sensitive situations, maintain confidentiality when required; and work under pressure.


 Understands the mission and vision of the station and how non-profit organizations operate.

 Has attended at least one Board meeting or served as a volunteer in any capacity with the station.

 Is willing to participate in and/or lead a minimum of one standing or adhoc committee and participate in fund raising efforts and LCCR, Inc. events.


 Accounting, bookkeeping, Budget Development, Treasury

 Computers, Information Systems or Data Management

 Planning/Organizational Development

 Communications/Public Relations

 Policy Development & Implementation

 Personnel Management

 Secretarial/Note Taking

 Decision making; Management/Leadership

 Working with diverse interests & individuals

 Conflict resolution/management

 Serving on Non-Profit Board(s)

 Working with or overseeing the work of others

[  The link to the application will be posted here shorty  ]

LCCR (KPFZ) TELEPHONIC/ZOOM Board Meeting Thursday October 15, 2020 6:15-8:00 pm

Lake County Community Radio, Inc.

149 N. Main Street | Lakeport, CA 95453 | 707-263-3640 | www.kpfz.org  | kpfz@kpfz.org
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AGENDA: October 15, 2020, 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

Note:  we are taking covid-19 precautions to maintain a safe broadcasting studio therefore we are meeting via zoom.  contact our zoom meeting administrator, chloe karl, if you wish to join the meeting or provide comments/input on the agenda in writing.  Send comments through the message feature on www.kpfz.org or by email, kpfz@kpfz.org.

I. call to order
II. minutes
III. welcome/introductions
IV. public comment
visitors may speak for up to 2 minutes on any item not on the agenda. if the item is on the agenda, speakers will be asked to hold their comments until the item is taken up by the board.
V. treasurers report - roberta actor
VI. general manager’s report - andy Weiss
  1) station ops | General Updates
  2) Fall Fund Drive Update
  3) other
VII. committee reports
1) program committee - chloe karl
   a) update on new programs/schedule changes
     i) Status: 4th Shift & Expanded Programming
     ii) programmer communications/updates
  b) respect & decorum doc revisions - roberta actor, Ron Green & Andy Weiss
2) underwriting - Linda Kelley
  a) Status
  b) Support Needs
  c) Push
3) website report - alan fletcher
4) database - john saare
VIII. new business
1) Board Elections - Olga
2) FCC Issues: Proposal - Roberta Actor (* see language below)
IX. next meeting/ adjournment


a) That the programmer agreement be modified to require that all programmers file reports as required by station management from
time to time
b) That the current required reports are
   (1) Spinitron Reports for all programmers (music clips of 30 seconds or more)
   (2) FCC Issues List / Program lists for all programmers addressing local issues
       Weekly shows -- once per month
       Other shows -- once per quarter
c) The issues list will be 'rolled over' automatically unless modified by the board
   (Election issues will be active only during election periods)
d) That the same person 'handle' both Spinitron and FCC Reports
    We have the freedom to set the Spinitron period -- If it's set near the end of the quarter then we only need to approach (beat up on) programmers ONCE
e) That the person/people responsible for Spinitron and/or FCC Reports report  quarterly to the board.

Any other documents (eg Minutes) will be added as comments.