In part five of the getting-ever-less brief history of KCSB chronicled in the Santa Barbara Independent's KCSBeat column, Colin Marshall examines the nature of freeform radio itself and what it has to do with a certain nationally-known conservative pundit's brief time on KCSB's schedule:Freeform, at least theoretically, allows not just for the [...]
This week in the Santa Barbara Independent's KCSBeat, Colin Marshall takes the journey through KCSB history into the 1980s, the decade that saw the founding of KCSB-AM (now known and loved as KJUC), a huge power increase for the station's signal, a few dust-ups about programming and management and a scrape with the FCC: (more...)
Two more chapters in KCSB are now available for the reading in The KCSBeat, Colin Marshall's Santa Barbara Independent column on all things KCSB. (more...)
During our Annual Fund Drive, each $100 pledged on or before Friday, Nov. 13th will automatically be entered a drawing for the following items. Some restrictions may apply. (For more information, click below.) They will be selected in the following order. (more...)
KCSB Celebrates Accomplishments of 2009, Reaches Fund-Drive Finish Line, Appeals for Belated Support!
Photo courtesy Rod Rolle (rodrolle.com). KCSB 91.9 FM, Santa Barbara’s only community radio station (which happens to be based at UCSB), is near the end of its annual fund drive. Running through Friday, November 13th, this fundraiser gives listeners an opportunity to support a vital local resource, to become official members of the KCSB [...]
Welcome the new, 2009 KCSB T-Shirt Design! KCSB listeners who contribute a minimum pledge of $25 for students or $50 for community members have the option to receive, as their "Thank You" gift, the 2009 KCSB T-Shirt. The shirt is available in all sizes. Call 805-893-2424 to pledge your support and receive your t-shirt!
Announcing New Online KCSB-Related Column, “KCSBeat”–This Week’s Installment is on the Isla Vista Uprisings
Today in The KCSBeat, the Santa Barbara Independent's column on all things KCSB, Colin Marshall continues A Brief History of KCSB, his look into the station's colorful past, with an examination of KCSB's important (and sometimes misunderstood) role in the 1970 Isla Vista riots: "Before we march bravely on into the annals of KCSB history, we [...]
Today's Program: A Special 83 Minute Look at KCSB's Executive Committee (ExComm) Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the complete song list used for the show! To help bridge the gap separating You and I, ExComm (a bunch of rag-tag students from everywhere) has put together a lengthy radio show to introduce ourselves. Think of this show as our [...]
KCSB To Air Live Simulcast of UCSB’s “Defending the University: A ‘Teach-In’ on the Current Crisis” on Wednesday
On Wednesday, October 14th, a coalition of faculty, students, staff, and concerned Californians, student groups, campus entities, labor unions, academic departments and centers, and departmental chairs from throughout the state of California will take part in the daylong “Defending the University: A ‘Teach-In’ on the Current Crisis.” The [...]
On Saturday, October 10th, KCSB and the Santa Barbara Independent will be co-presenting a stage as part of New Noise Santa Barbara, a 3-day national music conference and festival at several venues around the city: this showcase will be at Velvet Jones, & features three top local indie-rock groups -- Oso (Santa Barbara), Franklin for Short [...]