Knowledge is power

ECTV kids share their knowledge.

by Elizabeth Rodeno

Local election coverage is in full swing with the first of the election forums featuring candidates for Ventura City Council, Ventura Unified School District and the Ventura County Community College District. The League of Women Voters is hosting two comprehensive forums with CAPS Media providing media coverage. The most recent forum was held at DeAnza Middle School. The next one will be held at Citrus Glen Elementary on October 3rd. These programs as well as the deep dive into the California Propositions on the ballot in November are broadcasting on Channel 6 and available as video on demand on

Candidate statements will begin airing on Channel 6 in mid-October. These three-minute statements allow the candidates to share their views and ideas on the key issues to voters. Go the Schedules tab on the website for dates and times of all our election programs.

A new group of El Camino students are already recording interviews, producing both video and radio shows and the school year has just begun. The experienced students are mentoring the first timers. It’s great to see how enthusiastic and proud these students are of their ECTV programs. The team has lined-up some fascinating and influential guests for this season as well as outlined additional episodes of their series of bi-lingual talk show. Several new ECTV programs have been completed and are airing on Channel 15.

KPPQ-LP or CAPS Radio’s venue has brought together a passionate group of deejays, personalities and producers. The latest shows include Spotlight on Special Education, Ventura Sports and Beyond, Dylan’s Deep Cuts, and The Shiver Show, sharing spooky stories perfect for Halloween. With more eclectic music programming on the air, you can sing along Mondays through Fridays at 5 and 7pm. Great music is featured throughout the weekends. The program schedule is available on the radio page of Training classes continue the fourth Wednesday and Thursday of each month. We will be adding podcasting to the curriculum as well.

We are community radio and are here to become an essential part of the fabric of Ventura. Let’s get KPPQ into the community. Volunteers are needed to help get the message out to the community to share your stories. You can listen to KPPQ throughout the county @ 104.1FM , on the myTuner app or streaming on Share all that Ventura has to offer by telling your friends to listen.

Learn to produce your own television or radio program. Get orientation and training class information on Sign up for our mailing list and like us on social media. Get engaged, become a member of CAPS Media Center and share your story.

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