Pacifica Local Station Board Elections

    Local Station Board Elections are now underway

    Read Candidate Statements on 

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    For Ballot Requests

    Please fill out this form if you do not receive your ballot (paper or email) by Jan 23rd, 2019.

    In order to request a reissue or a first issue – you must fill out this form

    A simple email to the LES or NES is insufficient.

    Please note that ballot requests will be processed in batches, once per week throughout the election process. They will processed in quasi-realtime on the last day March 5th, 2019.

    If you are requesting a paper ballot these requests can be fulfilled only through Feb. 18th, 2019, after this date only e-ballots will be available.


    Sep 20, 2018                          Deadline to post Notice of Vote on station websites and send Notice via email

    Sep 24, 2018                          Nomination Period Opens

    Oct 27, 2018                           Nomination Period closes. 

    Nov 19, 2018                          Record Date.

    Jan 7, 2019                             Final Candidates posted online

    Jan 18, 2019                           Ballots sent to members

    Mar 5, 2019                            ELECTION PERIOD ENDS

    Mar 20, 2019                         FINAL ELECTION RESULTS (by or before this date)

    For more information contact the election supervisor
    Renee - National Election Supervisor

    Preliminary candidate applications are now posted publicly at
    Click HERE to see the updated elections timeline
    Please email all questions or concerns to Renee Penaloza, local election supervisor

    Programming Changes on KPFK

    Starting Monday March 25th -

    • DEMOCRACY NOW! with Amy Goodman moves to 8 am
    • Rising Up with Sonali moves to 4pm
    • And Stephanie Miller debuts Mon - Fri at 6 am

    Tune in to your favorite programs at their new times and pick up a new one at 6am, Monday through Friday!

    Democracy Now Newsfeed

    • "Water Is Life": Midwestern Floods Threaten Indigenous Communities at Forefront of Climate Crisis

      As Nebraska and the U.S. Midwest recover from devastating climate change-fueled floods, we speak with Lakota historian Nick Estes on how two centuries of indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming "Water is life." Estes's new book is titled "Our History Is the Future." He is a co-founder of the indigenous resistance group The Red Nation and a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.

    • "Remember the South": Devastating Cyclone Idai Another Example of Global South Paying for Polluters

      Cyclone Idai, the worst weather disaster in the history of the Southern Hemisphere, has caused extensive flooding and left tens of thousand homeless and more than 400 dead in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Officials say the death toll is over 400, and the number is expected to rise. More than 400,000 people could be displaced in Mozambique, and the country’s president says as many as 1,000 people may have been killed there alone. The storm dropped more than two feet of rain in parts of southeastern Africa—nearly a year’s worth of rain in just a few days—an extreme weather event that climate scientists say is consistent with models of climate change. We get an update from Dipti Bhatnagar, who is usually based in Maputo, Mozambique, where she is climate justice and energy coordinator at Friends of the Earth International. She joins us now from Penang, Malaysia.

    • Human Rights Attorney to Trump: "Israel Is Not Interested in the Golan Heights for Security"

      Just weeks before major elections in Israel that could determine the future of embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Trump declares the U.S. will recognize Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, in defiance of international law and decades of U.S. policy. The announcement comes as he is set to host Netanyahu at the White House next week amid the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, where Vice President Mike Pence will speak, along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, among others. A growing number of Democrats—including at least eight presidential candidates—say they will skip the summit. We get reaction from Palestinian human rights attorney Noura Erakat, author of the new book "Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine."

    • Headlines for March 22, 2019

      Trump Tweets Support for Israeli Claim Over Occupied Golan Heights, Democratic Presidential Candidates Plan to Skip AIPAC Conference, House Oversight Chair: Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump Broke Federal Records Laws, Josh Kushner Wooed Saudi Investors Ahead of Jared's Trip to Riyadh, New Zealand Marks One Week Since Mosque Attacks with Call to Prayer, Pipe Bomber Cesar Sayoc, Who Targeted Trump Critics, Pleads Guilty, Boeing Jets That Crashed in Ethiopia, Indonesia Lacked Optional Safety Features, Iraq: 92 Dead in Mosul After Ferry Capsizes in Tigris River, China: Pesticide Plant Explosion Kills 47, Texas: Deer Park Residents Shelter in Place After Chemical Fire, Report: 70 Percent of U.S. Produce Contains Pesticide Residue, Facebook Says Passwords of Hundreds of Millions Were Exposed, EU Grants Britain a Short Extension on Brexit Plans, Wisconsin Judge Halts Lame-Duck Republican Power Grab, Joe Biden Could Open 2020 Run with Stacey Abrams as Running Mate, Billionaire Donor Michael Steinhardt Accused of Sexual Harassment, Alabama Prison Cuts Off Water to Cells of Hunger-Striking Prisoners

    Rising Up w/Sonali Newsfeed

    • Ensuring Poverty: Welfare Reform in Feminist Perspective

      FEATURING FELICIA KORNBLUH – A recent report by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities concluded that TANF – the government welfare program known as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families – is reaching fewer poor families. The number of poor Americans receiving assistance dipped to a low in 2014 and has remained there. The report...

    • A Few Thousand Dollars: Sparking Prosperity For Everyone

      FEATURING ROBERT E. FRIEDMAN – Although the stock market is booming, the majority of Americans continue to struggle financially today. A hand-to-mouth existence is sadly quite typical and many families find building up a nest egg out of reach, let alone buying a home, saving up for their kids’ college, or their own retirement. The...

    • Identity: The Demand for Dignity and Politics of Resentment

      FEATURING FRANCIS FUKUYAMA – The rise of Donald Trump has sent shock waves through the American political landscape. But his Presidency is not an isolated phenomenon globally. Across many countries authoritarian leaders have exploited the grievances of resentful populations to grab power and roll back progress on many fronts. Over the last two years there...

    • Renowned Author Francis Fukuyama Discusses His Latest Book ‘Identity: The Demand for Dignity and Politics of Resentment’ – EXTENDED INTERVIEW

      FEATURING FRANCIS FUKUYAMA – The rise of Donald Trump has sent shock waves through the American political landscape. But his Presidency is not an isolated phenomenon globally. Across many countries authoritarian leaders have exploited the grievances of resentful populations to grab power and roll back progress on many fronts. Over the last two years there...

    Rising Up with Sonali Sonali Kolhatkar

    BradBlog Newsfeed

    • Sunday Toons of the Very Thirsty Moment

      As the progenitor of the surf rock genre and an innovator who helped stretch the possibilities of the electric guitar, Dale inspired musicians like Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Ry Cooder, and the Beach Boys. Dale’s “Miserlou” also notably featured in the opening credits sequence of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. ... in an interview that went [...]

    • Insider 'Backdoor' Discovered During 'Public Hack Test' of Vaunted Swiss Internet Voting System: 'BradCast' 3/22/2019

      Today's BradCast kicks of with the breaking news of the announcement, just minutes before air, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finally wrapped up his two year investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, cooperation in the effort by Team Trump and any obstruction of that probe by the President of the [...]

    • WI GOP Power-Grab Undone by State Judge; U.S. Military 'Readiness' Undermined by Trump: 'BradCast' 3/21/2019

      All of the news you need to know today, and nothing you don't. Among the many important stories covered on today's BradCast [Audio link to complete show is posted below]... New Zealand bans military-style assault weapons less than one week after a white supremacist terrorist massacred 50 worshiping Muslims at two mosques in Christchurch. That was [...]

    • 'Green News Report' - March 21, 2019

      IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Staggering economic losses from extreme weather and historic floods in the Upper Midwest; 'Shelter in place' order issued after massive, toxic chemical fire extinguished in Houston; Trump EPA chief Wheeler pushes more dangerous delay on climate change, while 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates push climate change solutions; PLUS: Federal judge blocks oil [...]

    The BradBlog
    Sojourner Truth Radio

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