KPFK Seeking Temporary Home

Moving Sale Set for Dec. 16 at Station by Michael Novick, interim General Manager, KPFK 90.7 FM KPFK, the listener-sponsored free speech community-oriented Pacifica radio station in Southern California is seeking a new temporary home within the next two months, probably for a year or more. The building that houses the station and the offices and some of the collection of the Pacifica Radio Archives (PRA)  has been sold by the parent [...]

Advertisement: Grassroots Community Radio Coalition Endorsements @ KPFK

-advertisement- Grassroots Community Radio Coalition Endorsements for KPFK Listener and Staff Delegates 2023 LISTENER CANDIDATES IN PREFERENCE ORDER: Aryana Gladney (former LSB, African National Women’s org); Kelly Flores (CAB, UTLA, Assoc. of Raza Educators); Rachel Bruhnke (Harbor Peace Coal.); Jack Neff (environment activist, GCRC); Charlie Wilken (UTLA, network admin); Rizo Saverio (concerned listener, Brasilena); Ralph Hawkins (fmr LSB sec’y, college radio General Manager); Doug Barnett (KPFK operations volunteer, fmr LSB sec’y); Soni [...]

Which Way KPFK?

The listener and staff elections for delegates on the local (and thereby national) boards of Pacifica radio stations, including KPFK here in Southern California, are underway. You needed to have become a member by June 30 to vote. This is a critical election over the future direction of KPFK and the Pacifica Foundation. A faction within the governance that has been involved in previous efforts to split up the foundation, order it [...]

Delegate Election Process, Strategic Planning at KPFK

Delegate Election Process Underway at KPFK Under a court mandate to hold elections for listener and staff delegates at all five of its stations, Pacifica Foundation has belatedly gotten underway with the member elections that should have been held last year. The National Election Supervisor, Renee Peñaloza, has issued promotional announcements that will begin airing on all stations, including in English and Spanish on KPFK starting June 1. The timeline in place [...]

May 2023 Change Links community calendar

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In Memoriam: KPFK’s Roy of Hollywood

Roy of Hollywood Tuckman, KPFK late night host, passes away Roy Tuckman, AKA Roy of Hollywood, hosted KPFK's overnight "Something's Happening" program from midnight to 6 AM for 50 of the station's 64 years on the air, with a mix of spirituality, alternative health care, old time radio and political analysis and commentary. In his 80s, Roy passed away late in April in the company of his wife "Lady Di" Diane Schmidt [...]

VIRTUAL NATIONAL TOWN HALL: What Next, Pacifica?

by PacificaFightback.com Via Zoom Sat. Mar 25, 3pm PT Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrf-iqqjMoH93vA-cBkWNRlMdoAPRhn2c- After you register you will receive a link by email. Keeping Pacifica Open to All of Us If you want to run to become a Delegate at your station, or work on a campaign for delegates committed to reviving a mission-driven, democratic, transparent and accountable Pacifica, get in touch with us now at: pacificafightback@gmail.com An era of war, growing economic [...]

Israel, Rwanda and the African Union

by Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report Contributing Editor https://blackagendareport.com/israel-africa-0  On February 18, at the annual summit of the African Union, AU security personnel removed an Israeli delegate who had arrived without an invitation. In 2021, the AU granted Israel observer status, but outcry among members led to suspension of the decision and formation of a committee to review it. Israel, with colossal arrogance, sent its envoy, Sharon Bar-Li, to the 2023 annual [...]

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February 2023 Community Calendar

See continuing and ongoing events at the end of the calendar.   Change Links cannot publish without your support. Send events, articles or poetry to changelinks2@gmail.com or via http://change-links.org/submit/  Please subscribe as well. Subscriptions to the print edition are $12/25/50 a year, low income, regular or sustainer (sliding scale), payable to “AFGJ,” our fiscal sponsor, with “Change Links” in the memo. All events announced are encouraged to donate $5 (per event), payable [...]

Lawrence Phillip Reyes, Presente!

In Memoriam July 7, 1958 - December 31, 2022   Lawrence Reyes, Boricua independentista, revolutionary internationalist, father, labor organizer, mental health social worker, practitioner of the "Red Road" of Indigenous traditional spiritual practice, KPFK Local Station Board listener delegate and Pacifica National Board director, passed away December 31 due to complications of diabetes. His death is an incalculable loss to all who knew his warmth, heart, dedication and passion personally and to [...]

MEMOIR FROM A LONG TIME VOLUNTEER AT PACIFICA FOUNDATION-KPFK 90.7 FM

WHAT THE HECK IS HAPPENING at PACIFICA RADIO TODAY ? by Bella De Soto Pacifica Radio is possibly the last Non-Commercial Broadcasting Radio Bastion on the FM dial! I first joined Pacifica-KPFK 90.7 FM Radio Station in 1995, when I sent my $25.00 annual membership subscription check. Since then, I have been involved as a volunteer with KPFK through different committees of the LSB-Local Station Board.  But these LSB Committees were not [...]

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