Candidates for Nevada County Sheriff

Date 28 April 2018

This episode" April 26: Presenting Candidates for Nevada County Sheriff

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THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF WESTERN NEVADA COUNTY PRESENTS: The 2018 ELECTION FORUM SERIES at 6:45pm each Thursday in April at The Rood Center, 950 Maidu Ave. Nevada City

  • April 5:  Presenting Candidates for Clerk Recorder and District Attorney
  • April 12: Presenting Candidates for US House of Representative District 1
  • April 19: Presenting Candidates for Board of Supervisor District 3
  • April 26:  Presenting Candidates for Nevada County Sheriff

The League of Women Voters has been conducting fair and balanced Candidate Forums in election year cycles since its inception.  We have been credited for our method of including audience participation in questioning candidates that is direct, in real time, while maintaining civility between the parties.  We have come to be known as the safe harbor for candidates of all parties and perspectives to chat with the electorate in a moderated but open forum.
 
Primary is on June 5, 2018.
All ballots will be by mailed to you on May 7, 2018 per CA Voters Choice Act.

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Affordable Housing: A Nevada County Dilemma

Date 22 March 2018

KVMR hosts a community discussion, “Affordable Housing: A Nevada County Dilemma,” originally aired on Tuesday, March 20th from 6-8pm at the Nevada Theater.

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This public affairs conversation will also be broadcast live on KVMR. The issue of affordable housing in Nevada County is receiving priority attention from the county and cities of Nevada City, Grass Valley, and Truckee. This KVMR Town Hall Forum is offered to inspire a constructive and engaged conversation around the issues and the impacts of the affordable housing shortage on and within our community. There is a spectrum of housing needs from availability of affordable rental units to permanent placement and home ownership. What are the possible solutions, ideas and partnerships moving forward in addressing the community’s needs?

A panel of local business experts will offer their perspective and thoughts on the state, and future, of affordable housing in Nevada County, including Brendan Phillips, County Housing Resource Manager; Brian Foss, County Planning Department and Zoning Administrator; Mimi Simmons, Cornerstone Realty Group; Chuck Durrett, Principal Architect, Co-Housing Company; Andy Cassano, CEO of Nevada City Engineering; and Lorraine Larson, Executive Director, Nevada County Habitat for Humanity (as of April 1st, 2018).

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Sages Barbara DeHart December 20, 2017

Date 20 December 2017

Sages Barbara DeHart December 20, 2017




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Sages Kimberly Pepe November 22, 2017

Date 24 November 2017

Sages Kimberly Pepe November 22, 2017




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Sages Kris Vassar 8-16-17

Date 16 August 2017

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Sages Alex Gammelgard Jun 14, 2017

Date 23 June 2017

Sages Alex Gammelgard Jun 14, 2017




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Screen Dependency Forum Town Hall

Date 20 April 2017

Screen Dependency Forum - LIVE at the Nevada Theater for a panel discussion with author George Lynn, MA, MPA, LMHC, based upon his book, “Breaking the Trance.” His book presents how our developing children and youth can be detrimentally affected and impacted by use and abuse of handheld media and screens.

Originally aired April 18, 2017

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Sages Kimberly D'Urso 3-29-17

Date 29 March 2017

Sages Kimberly D’Urso 3-29-17




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Greg Bratman Nature and Rumination October 21, 2016

Date 16 February 2017

Dr. Greg Bratman of Stanford University discusses his research on the effects on the brain of nature experiences.

Nature experience reduces rumination and subgenual prefrontal cortex activation.

Gregory Bratman, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

gbratman@stanford.edu




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Timothy Shaffer on Civil Discourse

Date 19 December 2016




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Good Stuff: Interview with Butch Hancock

Date 5 November 2016

Kim Rogers interview Butch Hancock who will be performing with his son Rory on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7:30p, at the Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.

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KVMR SPECIAL TOWN HALL: Food Insecurity Forum

Date 2 November 2016

Food Insecurity Forum

Food Insecurity is the lack of access to enough food for an active healthy life for all household members. It requires families to make decisions on allocating their income between important basic needs such as housing, medical needs or nutritional food. KVMR News Director, Paul Emery moderates the discussion with a panel of experts from local food service organizations including Sierra Harvest, Nevada County Public Health, The Nevada County Food Bank, Gold Country Community Services and United Way of Nevada County.

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An interview with Maura O'Connell & Jerry Douglas

Date 13 October 2016

Host Jenny Michael sits down with singer/songwriter Maura O'Connell and dobro master Jerry Douglas for a pre-show chat before their appearnace at The Center For The Arts in Grass Valley.

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photo by John Taber LIVESHOTS

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A mix of music from around the world that makes a difference, new tunes, and live local grooves.

 




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Thea Chesney and Chris Hodge — Wild Mushrooms & Foraging and The 18th Annual Fungus Foray — The Homestead Radio Hour, November 2015

Date 3 December 2015

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With hosts Phyllis Boorinakis and Julia Boorinakis Harper

Step outside and you can smell it in the air — it’s mushroom season! On this episode, we talk with mushroom-experts/mycophiles Thea Chesney and Christopher Hodge about the fungal bounty of the Sierra Nevada — this year’s forecast, safe and sensible foraging for edibles, the upcoming 18th Annual Fungus Foray and Wild Mushroom Exposition, and more!


Recommended books and links, from Thea:

Mushrooms Demystified (David Arora) – the comprehensive guide

All That the Rain Promises, and More (David Arora) – the pocket guide

California Mushrooms (Dennis Desjardin, Michael Wood, Fred Stevens) – the new book with nice photos and new names, has most common species.




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The UnderNews Wednesday May 06 2015

Date 6 May 2015

Keep It California is the topic of this show.

Kevin Hendrick, Vice Chair and spokesperson for Keep It California along with Margaret Joenke, Nevada County Coordinator, are our guests discussing Keep It California




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The Homestead Radio Hour, November 2014: Thea Chesney and Daniel Nicholson: Wild Mushrooms

Date 28 November 2014

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With hosts Phyllis Boorinakis and Julia Boorinakis Harper

Step outside and you can smell it in the air — it’s mushroom season! On this episode of the Homestead Radio Hour, we talk with mycologist/mycophiles Thea Chesney and Daniel Nicholson about the fungal bounty of the Sierra Nevada — this year’s forecast, safe and sensible foraging for edibles, the 17th Annual Fungus Foray and Wild Mushroom Exposition, and more!



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Zen Tech July 30,2014 1-2pm edited for podcast

Date 31 July 2014

Zen Tech July 30, 2014 1-2pm edited for podcast




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Zen Tech July 23, 2014 1-2pm edited for podcast

Date 23 July 2014

Zen Tech July 23, 2014 1-2pm edited for podcast




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Linda J. Smith, Infant Bedsharing and Safer Sleep

Date 27 August 2012

In a world full of risks, how can parents find the lowest risks in choices concerning their children?

Host Arly helm of KVMR’s “Best of Health,” interviews well-known author Linda J. Smith.

Linda J. Smith, MPH, FACCE, IBCLC, FILCA, consultant to the World Health Organization and Adjunct Instructor, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, discusses the question of safer sleep for infants.




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Chris Difford Interview KVMR June 27, 2012

Date 28 June 2012

Live interview with Chris Difford of Squeeze. june 27th 2012 9:30am. with host Mike Bissell and Chris Kelly.

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