91.9 KVCR FM To Air Candidates Debate For Riverside Mayor And Presidential Debate

Published On : 10/1/2012 1:00 AM
By : KEN VINCENT
From : KVCR
Categories : Local, State
Mayor Ron Loveridge

On November 6, voters in Riverside will elect the city’s first new mayor in 20 years. On Tuesday, October 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., 91.9 KVCR-FM will broadcast a debate between the two candidates running for Mayor of Riverside, City Councilman Rusty Bailey and former City Councilman Ed Adkison, followed by an extensive interview with outgoing Mayor Ron Loveridge.

Mayor Ron Loveridge

Source: ricersideca.gov

Bailey and Adkison faced off Thursday, September 27, in a public forum held at the Orange Terrace Community Center, in the city’s Orangecrest neighborhood. The forum was organized by the League of Women Voters of Northwest Riverside County, with support from The Latino Network, The Group, and the NAACP Riverside Branch.

The pre-recorded Bailey/Adkison debate will be broadcast on 91.9 KVCR-FM beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 2. The debate will run a little more than an hour. Immediately following the Riverside mayoral debate, KVCR-FM will air a pre-recorded feature-length interview with longtime Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge, who will retire from 33 years in city government, including 20 years as Riverside’s mayor. Loveridge will recall accomplishments that spurred Riverside’s renaissance from a sleepy, suburban bedroom community to a vibrant urban center of commerce and culture in the Inland Empire. Loveridge will also share his thoughts on issues confronting Riverside’s next mayor.

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 91.9 KVCR-FM will broadcast NPR’s live special coverage of the Presidential Candidates’ Debate in Denver. The 1st debate between President Barack Obama and his challenger, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, will be moderated by the PBS News Hour’s Jim Lehrer. The first Presidential Candidates Debate will begin live at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, on 91.9 KVCR-FM.

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