Community Focus is a public affairs presentation of KCBC. Each week John Yazel will address specific issues of concern to the residents of Northern California and the greater Central Valley.
Tune in each Saturday at 8:30 pm as John interviews community leaders, organizations, politicians, law enforcement agencies, and various experts to address matters important to you and the listeners KCBC serves.
If you have a question, comment or would like to hear an issue covered on Community Focus you can contact John...
Community Focus with John Yazel - October 18, 2014
John talks to Anthony Presto of the San Joaquin Valley Air District about the new Check Before You Burn winter regulations and how the "No Burn Day's" will be happening more often for those burning wood in a standard open fireplace. Listen to find out how the SJVAPCD is offering to help pay for a new fireplace insert or wood stove to heat your home this winter.
Community Focus with John Yazel - October 11, 2014
John speaks to Mark Benthien of the Southern California Earthquake Center about the Great Shake Out on Oct. 16th. How you can sign up to participate and how to be prepared for an earthquake at work and home.
Community Focus with John Yazel - October 4, 2014
John talks to Kim Alexander, Founder of the California Voter Foundation about the November 4th Election, getting registered to vote and dates you need to remember if you are planning to vote-by-mail.
Community Focus with John Yazel - September 6, 2014
John Yazel talks to Retired Army National Guard Sgt. Ron Leonard about the organization K-9's for Christ. How their volunteers and service dogs help veterans in recovery and others coping with illness across the country. Listen to find out how you can volunteer.
Community Focus with John Yazel - August 30, 2014
John talks to Kate Trompetter of the Center for Human Services in Stanislaus County about the services made available to those in need at their Family Resource Centers and how you can help through volunteering and donation.
Community Focus with John Yazel - August 9, 2014
John Yazel talks to Marilyn Bardet of SafeBenicia.org about the dangers of shipping Crude Oil by Train throughout California. Her group is fighting to stop increased shipments into the Valero Refinery in Benicia and other Refineries in the Bay Area and California. Part 1 of 2
Community Focus with John Yazel - July 26, 2014
John Yazel talks to George Kostyrko of the CA Water Resources Control Board about the new water use regulations the board recommended to help save water during the drought and what it could mean to violators. Listen for ways to save water.
Community Focus with John Yazel - July 5, 2014
John talks to Peter Drekmeier of the Tuolumne River Trust about the recovery from the 2013 Rim Fire in the Stanislaus National Forest and what is being done to restore and protect the area.