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May brings more blossoms to KBCS!!

Blossoming Rose Blossoming Programs

May 13, 2024 - 1:37 pm

Thanks again for all your support to listener supported, 91.3 KBCS HD-1. 

KBCS Blossoms

Blossoming Programs at KBCS

This month we have been introducing some new public affairs, educational, informational and news programming to our airwaves.  Be sure to check in with these programs live or from the program page archives. These programs blossom to our KBCS line up on 4am and 5am Monday through Friday. 

KBCS 4am

KBCS 4am programs

Series Three: 4am Program updates

MondaySojourner Truth – Sojourner Truth brings you news and views on local, national, and international policies and stories that affect us all. We draw out how those of us most impacted – women, communities of color and other communities are responding. We also discuss the inter-relationship between art and politics

Tuesday –  CodePink – CODEPINK Radio is an energizing program focused on ending wars and militarism, and building a peace economy. Listen weekly to robust conversation and inspiration from grassroots peacemakers in places like Korea, Yemen, Venezuela and Iran, peacemakers in our nation’s capital who are confronting warhawks in the White House and in Congress, and peacemakers in our communities who are modeling the actions of what a world of peace can look like.

Wednesday –  Living On Earth – Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by PRX. Living on Earth shares news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.

Thursday –  With Good Reason – Scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion with host Sarah McConnell. From reparations and global warming, to the unique worlds of comic books and wine-making, With Good Reason is always surprising, challenging and fun.

Friday –  Aging Matters – Launched in 2017, AGING MATTERS features individuals with expertise about a broad array of aging related topics. The programs focus is to bring more awareness about aging issues to older adults and their families. Produced in an interview format, guests educate and inform listeners about timely topics that impact the lives of older adults, their care partners, and families.

KBCS 5am programs

KBCS 5am programs

Series Four: 5am Program updates

MondayFirst Voices Radio – since 1992, “First Voices Radio” has been exploring global topics and issues of critical importance to the preservation and protection of Mother Earth presented in the voices and from the perspective of the original peoples of the world.  Hosted by Tiokasin Ghosthorse (LAKOTA)

Tuesday – 5am: This Way Out, the only internationally distributed weekly LGBTQ radio program, featuring a summary of some of the major news events in or affecting the queer community (NewsWrap), in-depth coverage of major events, interviews with key queer figures, plus music, literature, entertainment — all the information and culture of a community on the move!

– 5:30am: WINGS: Womens International News Gathering Service, has been covering the global women’s movement and related issues for community radio worldwide. “Raising Women’s Voices through Radio Worldwide” since 1986

Wednesday – EcoJustice RadioEcoJustice Radio is a weekly program that presents environmental and climate stories from a social justice frame, featuring voices not necessarily heard on mainstream media, co-hosted by Jessica Aldridge and Carry Kim. We investigate solutions for social, environmental, and climate issues with an eye to advance human health, steward wild landscapes, and solve the climate crisis across the USA and the world. It is a project of the nonprofit environmental organization, SoCal 350 Media, based in Los Angeles.

Thursday – 5am: Making Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. – Ordinary people talk about how public policy affects their daily lives, families and communities, and share positive ways to solve problems.

– 5:30am: Between the Lines presents timely, in-depth analysis featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Includes a five-minute summary of some of the week’s under-reported news stories gathered from the alternative press and other sources.  Three in-depth interview segments focusing on significant international, national and regional issues.

FridaysPossible envisions a future where everything goes right for humanity. Hosted by Reid Hoffman and Aria Finger, the broadcast features interviews with visionaries from various fields like climate science and criminal justice. Guests like Trevor Noah and Sam Altman share their insights. A unique aspect is the inclusion of GPT-4, OpenAI’s most advanced AI, providing speculative stories that spark discussions on a hopeful future. Through technology and collective action, Possible explores how we might achieve an ideal world.


Thanks again for all of your support and involvement bringing KBCS into our world, sharing these programs and so much more with others in our community.   You can make a financial contribution at our DONATE page!  Thank you again for 50 years of listener supported community radio.

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Thank you again and take care.

Sincerely,  Gregory D’Elia – KBCS Operations & Traffic Manager and Assistant Program Director