Paul Wellman of The Independent reports live on KCSB-FM from the "mop up" area on Mountain Drive, near the intersection of Mountain Drive and Coyote Road. He described being in the middle of the fire as it grew larger last evening.
The Independent is reporting that because water reserves are low, crews fighting the Tea Fire announced this morning that they want Santa Barbara residents to use as little water as possible. Turn off your lawn sprinklers and keep personal use to minimum. Direct Relief International (DRI), in cooperation with the Santa Barbara County Health [...]
NOTE: DUE THE LARGE AMOUNT OF WEB TRAFFIC WE ARE EXPERIENCING, OUR SITE MAY BE SLOW AT TIMES. PLEASE BEAR WITH US. UPDATE (9:20AM): Here are the latest evacuation orders and school closures as issued by the County of Santa Barbara: Fire Status: 2,000 to 2,500 acres burned Approximately 100 homes burned 5,446 homes evacuated [...]
Global Headlines Jackie Sheely Interview with Lane Anderson about overpass protester and Iraq war veteran Kyle Van Tassel Cathy Murillo Announcer: Meredith Taylor Engineer: Jordan Katz
Students Resisting Tax on Programs to Fix UCSB's Budget Crisis Stephen Desrochers Legal Challenges to Anti-Gay Proposition 8 Grace Garner New Name: Feminist Studies Department at UCSB Robyn Pennington Mega-evictions at Modoc Road Apartment Complex Cathy Murillo Announcer: Angie Fotiades Engineer: Brady Goldman
UCSB students are organizing to fight university officials who want to levy a tax on student-financed programs to make up for a budget deficit. ** Organized by leaders in the Associated Students organization, this Oct. 30th forum was moderated by A.S. Internal V.P. Kevin Higuchi and included the following speakers: A.S. President John Paul "JP" [...]
Clean Air Express Anna Burke Commuter service enjoys high ridership UCSB Budget Shortfall Stephen Desroshers University officials want to "tax" student-supported programs Announcer/Engineer: Cathy Murillo
State Senator Sheila Kuehl at UCSB Health Care Reform Expert Talks About Obama's and McCain's Plans La Cumbre Overpass Suspect Arrested KCSB Brought Live Coverage of Police Standoff that Shut Down 101 AFSCME Wins, Sort Of Raquel Granados Labor Union Gets UC Contract for Only One Employee Unit Isla Vista Tenants Abused Again Meredith [...]
Isla Vista residents are voting on Nov. 4, deciding whether or not the IVRPD should swap land with the county of Santa Barbara; Measure D aims to build underground parking structures as well as a new IV Community Center (which would house the IV Teen Center). It would also allow mixed-use development of Pardall Gardens park. Opponents of Measure D [...]
Today, KCSB will air Democracy Now! after KCSB's coverage of Gaucho Soccer beginning around 4:30pm. You can listen to the full length of Democracy Now! at www.democracynow.org.