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Tune In for Local Programs

Feb 2, 2018


Tune In for Local Programs Over at KBBF, volunteers are hustling to put all public files online per FCC guidelines. In doing so, we discovered just how far we reach and deep we dig in our public affairs programming. Below, we highlight our local programs currently on the air. This is the stuff of quality public community radio! Please tune in at 89.1.

Nuestra Tierra/Our EarthMondays, 9am-10am This one-hour broadcast serves as a resource hub, giving voice to different environmental agencies and providing outreach to the Spanish-language audience in Sonoma County and surrounding areas. The coverage addresses services provided by water agencies, waste management agencies, sanitation districts, and storm water programs, and how they keep our environment, clean, sustainable, and safe. Listeners call in to confirm information and ask questions.

Women’s SpacesMondays, 11am-12 pmEnglish-language programming features interviews with ordinary women doing extraordinary things.Elaine Holtz first produced this show in 1978, on KBBF FM, and it ran until 1981. In 2007, she and her partnerKenneth Norton resurrected the show for TV on Santa Rosa’s community station. In September 2012, she resumed production of the radio show on KBBF.

The Broken Record Radio ShowMondays, 9pm-11pm This weekly talk show consists of current events , commentary, lifestyle, humor, and opinion.

Pocho LiveTuesdays, 7pm-9pm The arts, culture, and daily life are the focus here, as well as stories on community activism, interviews, and local news. The commentary is in English.

The Queer LifeFridays, 9pm-11pm Discussion, news, and entertainment relevant to an all-inclusive community of queer people. The broadcast amplifies the voices of under-represented minorities, such as bisexuals, women, gays, lesbians, people of color, the poor, trans people, polyamorous individuals, and those with other radical identities that challenge the status quo.

The Roseland ReportWednesdays, 4pm-6pm Hyper-local bilingual news and interviews from Latinos living and working in the community.

Lideres del FuturoThursdays, 5pm-7pm Education, immigration, politics, and mental health are the hot topics here, with a Spanish-language analysis of how these issues affect our community. The guests run the gamut of representatives from local and national organizations, as well as authors.

Musicos, Poetas, y OtrosThursdays, 7pm-9pm Reflections on the themes of literature, social history, and music are featured in this Spanish show. Listen to interviews, stories, lifestyle features, and readings of literature and poetry.

Vida SaludableFridays, 9:30am-10am Vital information about health is provided in a Spanish-language format.

Compartiendo y AprendiendoFridays, 7pm-8pm HostsAna Salgado and Patricia Moreno oversee this new program of music, politics, social commentary, and enlightening community information, broadcast in Spanish.

Punto de VistaSaturdays, 9am-11am Since 2005, when it was called “Entre Amigos,” this program has been a staple of KBBF’s lineup. It later changed to “Amigos en Linea,” before shifting formats in 2012. At that time, it became the concept you hear today, a weekly review of news and the subjects of ecology, history, technology and motivation. It also includes interviews and music.

La Voz ChicanaSaturdays, 11am-1pm A bilingual mix of talk and music provides lively entertainment.

Voces de Mujeres Saturdays, 1pm-2pm Bilingual content draws upon key social, cultural, and political issues pertaining to women today. Through various interviews, hostsMaria Mendoza andAmalia Contardi provide a cutting edge perspective of information and education from a female perspective. The public is encouraged to phone in with comments.

Informe KBBF Fridays, 8pm-10pm Born this year on January 19th, this spanking new show presents local, national, and international news in Spanish.

Caminos Indigenas Sundays, 2pm-4pm Focusing on key information for immigrant campesinos about labor rights, housing, education, immigration, health, and other issues, this program also features the music and poetry of Oaxaca, Guerrero, Maya, theYucatan, and other groups.

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