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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with guests Santa Rosa City Councilmember Julie Combs and Adrienned Laube of Homeless Action! in Sonoma County, recorded on 5/14/18, has been uploaded to the web archives. The show was recorded, broadcast and streamed over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM in the NorthBay on Monday 5/14/18 and repeat broadcast and streamed over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM in Petaluma on Tuesday 5/15/18.

The link to the show’s archive webpage is


Announcements    (See Links below)


1. Julie Combs , Council Member, Santa Rosa City Council

2. Adrienne Lauby, Co-founder, Homeless Action!;  Host of Pushing Limits, Radio KPFA


1. Santa Rosa City Councilmember Julie Combs and 2. Adrienne Lauby of Homeless Action! discuss the over 2,000 homeless people in Sonoma County and what the Santa Rosa City Council has accomplished and has still to do with its Homeless Encampment Assistance Pilot Program.  The recent disbandment of the homess tent village in Roseland on Sebastopol Road and the civil disobedience arrests in the City Council chambers last week are looked at from the city council member’s perspective and that of the homeless advocates.

About our Guest:  Julie Combs’ commitment to community service started at an early age in North Carolina when she formed her high school’s first ecology club and started recycling newspapers. Julie received her BS degree in mechanical engineering from Syracuse University in 1988.and received her BS degree from Syracuse University. Julie worked as an American’s with Disabilities Act Coordinator and a Rehabilitation Engineer and served as a Senior Plans Reviewer for the city of Asheville, North Carolina. In 2012 she was elected to the SR City Council was elected in 2016 for a second term. She worked on comprehensive Housing Agenda to address current housing crisis and provide both immediate and long term relief for Santa Rosa residents. She approved over $3 million on shovel-ready affordable housing projects and made Housing and Homeless issues one of the top council goals for 2015. She represents the city and the county she fought for equitable distribution of grant funds for our area while serving on the Association of Bay Area Governments Regional Planning committee.

Guest Links:




About our Guest:  Adrienne Lauby is a founding member of the local grassroots group, Homeless Action! She is also a producer and host of Pushing Limits, 94.1 FM Radio KPFA’s disability program, and works with the Racial Justice Allies of Sonoma County. Adrienne has received two local awards for her work on homeless issues and is known for her passion as well as her research and fact-based information.

Guest Links:

Homeless Action! https://www.facebook.com/Homeless-Action-379217005553363/

Pushing Limits hhttps://www.facebook.com/Pushing-Limits-Radio-KPFA-149449458429401/


Announcement Links

League of Women Voters Event Link: http://lwvsonoma.org/calendar.html

We also provide links on the 2018 Political Candidates page.


Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

For The Mothers by Betsey Rose and the Women’s Choir from the Album: Welcome to the Circle  (Paper Crane Music)

The House I Live In sung by Maxine Linehan from the ablum An American Journey (Honey Bun Records)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show