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A job fair, voting changes and post-cancer help on 'Community Conversations'

A job fair at the fairgrounds, changes in voting districts and free help for cancer survivors are some of this week’s topics 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. There are new hours, with the show airing on KYOS, 1480 AM, at 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and at 10 a.m. Sunday.

This weekend’s lineup: Registrar of Voters Kent Christensen talks about the new boundary lines as a result of the Census and reminds voters about upcoming registration deadlines; Mary Camper shares some information on the Merced Theatre Gala; Star Carson Cleary will let people know about free post-treatment help for cancer survivors and an upcoming golf tournament for Regenerations; Dave Gossman recounts what it was like to be a member of the jury on the longest jury trial in Merced County history; and Monica Sotelo and Tawny Suffecool will let everyone know about a free job fair coming up on April 18 at the fairgrounds.

The show is produced by Nathan Quevedo, the public information officer for the Merced County Office of Education, 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.

The show’s hosts this week are Quevedo and Conway and the engineer is Rick McMillion.Go to for past episodes of “Community Conversations.”