Due to storm conditions over the next few days, with snow levels expected to drop as low as 2,000 feet, KFCF may experience “snow loading”/reflected signal on our transmitter’s antenna, which may mean the transmitter will reduce power to protect itself, and potentially turn itself off if conditions get bad enough. Update: Conditions look better, with temps a bit warmer we may not see as much snow as the last storm.
HOLIDAY PLEDGE DRIVE STARTS WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3 (along with some Impeachment inquiry coverage) and continues until Dec. 13
Currently/Recently played on KFCF:
Full playlists are at https://www.spinitron.com/KFCF
KFCF Media Player: (requires about 8 seconds of buffering before audio starts.)
Sundays nights from 10 PM- 1 AM it’s Three Hours of Alt, Indie, Post-Punk and Dark Wave with MattD! You can email him at email@example.com
COMMONWEALTH CLUB Fridays at 4 PM
With the sound of a gavel striking three times, another Commonwealth Club program begins, bringing together audiences with fascinating, intriguing and entertaining individuals.
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum. Every year, we present more than 450 forums on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.
The Club has offices in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, with regular events in both areas, as well as programs in Lafayette in the East Bay and in Marin County.
For audiences outside the Bay Area, the Club’s weekly radio broadcast—the oldest in the United States, dating back to 1924—is carried across the nation on more than 230 public and commercial radio stations. Our programs are widely podcast and video broadcast. Our website archive features audio and video of our recent programs, as well as selected speeches from our long and distinguished history.
SNAP JUDGEMENT – Wednesdays at 4 PM
Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.
“Various Positions: Eclectic Music” on KFCF:Saturday Afternoons at 5 PM
Hosts: Roger Perry and ?
The radio show “Various Positions: Eclectic Music” aired it’s first one hour edition on the first Saturday in June, from 5 pm til 6 pm on KFCF 88.1 fm….It is a weekly musical conversation between co-host ? and Roger Perry…..Roger claims to have remained a mostly unknown local musician……The hour is like a musical poker game….Lili offers up some 80’s rock or a pleasant blend of unique show tunes, nostalgic jazz and pop songs, but she isn’t afraid to play some funk or Aaron Copeland…Roger says: “I try to counter her musical selections with an often obtuse, but cohesive counterpoint….We may play Oingo Boingo followed by John Renbourn doing a guitar twist on O’Carolyn….She might play an odd Sinatra cut, which I answer with a gunfighter ballad…..This is one of the most musically diverse shows on local radio…..We are happy to be part of making Fresno a little more arty…”
Capital One Update
They claim they have fixed the issue of Capital One Credit Cards showing up on people’s statements as Kentucky Fried Chicken which results in our donors being confused and thinking it is fraud. They think their card has been hacked, file fraud charges and we lose their donation plus get charged a $35.00 charge back fee. Their suggestion? That we change our name!
Climate Politics on KFCF, Second and Fourth Fridays at 5 PM with host Kevin Hall. Now twice a month!
2016-2017 Fresno Free College Foundation/KFCF Financial Reports
Here is the 2016-2017 IRS 990 Form for The Fresno Free College Foundation. iRS990-2017
Here is the Financial Report form our CPA for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, split into two parts. FFCF Financial Statements 8-31-17-2a
FFCF Financial Statements 8-31-17-2b
Fresno Free College Foundation
FFCF Board elections: Since only three candidates (incumbents) filed for the 3 open Board positions, per bylaws, no voting will be held. Info is at https://www.fresnofreecollegefoundation.org/elections.html
Congrats to the winner of the 2018 KFCF Free Speech Award
On Saturday, May 26, KFCF awarded the Free Speech Award to “Faith In The Valley” This year, it is indeed an honor to recognize “Faith in The Valley” a new faith-based grassroots community organization in California’s Central Valley of 120 congregations representing over 100,000 families in Fresno, Kern, Merced, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin Counties. Their work is led by volunteer leaders who are among the people most impacted by equity issues: low wage workers, young people, immigrants, and the formerly incarcerated. Faith in the Valley and their community partners “believe a different, better future is possible for the Central Valley if we work together. A future in which everyone is included, and treated as sacred. (photos by Howard Watkins)
PACIFICA CRISIS UPDATES
8/24/18 – The most recent audit is at http://pacifica.org/documents/financial/audit_2016.pdf The auditors notes at the end are particularly relevant. 7-27-18 Pacifica being investigated by Dept of Labor, IRS over unpaid pension plans. May be being sued by KPFA and KPFK Unions over issue. Owes about $750K in money taken from restricted fund. New Auditors hired, and a CPA firm hired to replace Pacifica National Financial Dept. 4-5-18 – Pacifica signs agreement for loan, plans to pay off Empire State – Still a lot of questions, but this might be the beginning of a reprieve. Loan of 4 million or so is due in 36 months. 4-4-18 – Pacifica’s Chief Financial Officer Resigns, Auditors signal intention to quit after 2016 audit is completed (leaving 2017 yet to be done), lawyer signals that proposed loan against properties bad plan as written. Reports say that Pacifica Board has signed off on loan anyway. 3/15/18 – No One is Talking Publicly. And our spies are coming up blank. But we have some updates at the link below 1/25/2018– A new KPFA/Pacifica Radio Foundation crisis update is available now http://www.savekpfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/PacificaEveningNews_20180102.mp3 [yendifgallery type=audio playlist=3] is an update from KPFA News
KFCF’s take on the crisis is at https://www.kfcf.org/KFCF/whats-up-with-pacifica-radio/ page .
Remember KFCF is independently and locally owned and operated since 1975. KFCF can continue if KPFA/Pacifica fails, but only with your continued support.
You can donate that car, truck, boat, or even a tractor to KFCF! Call 855-500-RIDE (855-500-7433) or complete our Easy Online Form
It’s now not quite 110 degrees outside, or worse in the garage. Now is the perfect time to clean behind the house, work on your garden, look for good shade, empty out the garage, and get rid of that car you no longer need. You can face the coming months with a fresh start and a clean slate by donating your car to KFCF.
KFCF PNA Committee meeting
The KFCF Program Needs Assessment Committee, an advisory committee that reviews program proposals, on going programs and programming changes, will be meeting on Tuesday Aug 24 at the KFCF Offices, 1449 N Wishon Ave. at 4:15 PM. Members of the public are welcome to attend, and even join the committee, but will not be eligible until after they have attended 3 full meetings.
FFCF/KFCF 2015-2016 Financial Statement
Our 2015-16 Financial Report is at: KFCF 2015-2016 Financial Report
Effective 3/1/2018 The KFCF Public File is available on the Federal Communications Commission site at https://publicfiles.fcc.gov/fm-profile/kfcf ADA access to the public file may be arranged at (559)233-2221
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