The Merced Theatre restoration work, a new Courthouse Museum exhibit and science and math projects for area students are among the topics this week on “Community Conversations,” a public service program on KYOS.
The hour-long show focuses on community, education and government news affecting residents throughout Merced County. It airs on KYOS, 1480 AM, at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.
This weekend’s lineup: Azucena Robles, deputy leader for UC Merced Service Learning Team Get S.E.T. (Science Engineering and Technology), will talk about what math and science events the team has planned for K-12 students in Merced County; Mike Stephenson from the city of Merced talks about code enforcement, how it enforces the city's good-neighbor policies and when to call for their help; Dan Ainslie from the city of Merced gives an update on the Merced Theatre restoration project; Mary Bigelow of United Way and Leslie Nazario of EECU talk about the upcoming Pedal Merced event; Herb Wood from the Merced County Historical Society will speak about the new exhibit called “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly”; Merced County Agricultural Commissioner David Robinson talks about the 2010 County Agricultural Report and Merced County's standing in the state and the nation.
The show’s host is Nathan Quevedo and Steve Colvard from KYOS is the engineer. The show is produced by Nathan Quevedo, the public information officer for the Merced County Office of Education MCOE, Mike Conway, public information officer at the city of Merced, Roger Wood and Scott Hernandez-Jason of UC Merced, in association with the county of Merced and Merced College.
Go to www.mercedcommunityconversations.com for past episodes of “Community Conversations.”