Community Conversations on KYOS to focus on Merced city budget and other issues

Economic development at Castle Airport, the city of Merced budget and the California Mentor Network are among the topics featured this week on Community Conversations, a public service program on KYOS.

The show focuses on community, education and government news affecting residents throughout Merced County, the city of Merced said in a news release.

It airs on KYOS, 1480 AM, at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Other Community Conversations set to air this week include plans for this year's SummerFest in Downtown Merced, an update on the Fourth of July celebrations in Atwater and the latest news from the Ag Extension Office.

The program is an hour long.

It's hosted by Nathan Quevedo, public information officer for the Merced County Office of Education, and engineered by Rick McMillion of KYOS. The show is produced by MCOE, the city of Merced Public Information Office and Roger Wood, in association with UC Merced and the Merced County.