KPFK FUND DRIVE, LOCAL BOARD ELECTIONS UNDERWAY

KPFK, Pacifica Radio for all of southern and parts of central Calfornia, is winding down its fall on-air fund drive, which as Change-Links goes to press was expected to last until November 6. The drive was extended from its original end date to try to reach its goal. The station, and in fact the entire Pacifica Foundation, are under severe financial pressure because of accumulated unpaid debts over the last 3-4 years, included unfulfilled "thank you" premiums. Hours of some paid staffers (including management) have been cut [...]