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Exxon Oil Platforms Purportedly Violated Federal Regulations During Refugio Oil Spill

Thursday, June 06th, 2019
As oil giant ExxonMobil seeks permission to move oil by truck along the central coast - new information reveals the company’s offshore oil platforms were in violation of federal standards at the time of the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill. KCSB's Bryndon Madison has the story.
As oil giant ExxonMobil seeks permission to move oil by truck along the central coast - new information reveals the co [...]

ExxonMobil’s Attempt to Reintroduce Oil Platform to Santa Barbara

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Reports released this month reveal ExxonMobil’s oil platforms off of Santa Barbara’s coast were found to be out of compliance with federal regulations at the time of the Refugio Oil Spill back in 2015. Now, four years later, Exxon is seeking to ramp up production while the federal safety agency re [...]
Reports released this month reveal ExxonMobil’s oil platforms off of Santa Barbara’s coast were found to be out of com [...]

New Oil Company Attempting to Restart Oil Production in Santa Barbara

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
The oil company found criminally responsible has been slapped with more than 3-million dollars in fines. Now, another oil company is making an effort to restart oil production operations in the area. As KCSB’s Bryndon Madison, reports - the plan is getting some support from leaders in north coun [...]
The oil company found criminally responsible has been slapped with more than 3-million dollars in fines. Now, anothe [...]

Plains All American Sentenced for the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill

Thursday, May 02nd, 2019
KCSB Reporter Anita Carraher spoke to Linda Krop, legal council for the Environmental Defense Center on last week’s sentencing of Plains All American for the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill. Photo provided courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura
KCSB Reporter Anita Carraher spoke to Linda Krop, legal council for the Environmental Defense Center on last week’s [...]

Santa Barbara Faces 2023 housing Mandate

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
Anyone who’s tried to rent in Santa Barbara knows it’s hard to find a place to live, and now the state of California is calling on Santa Barbara to build more units by 2023. KCSB’s Robert Stark talked to city planner Renee Brooke about how the city is working to meet the goal.
Anyone who’s tried to rent in Santa Barbara knows it’s hard to find a place to live, and now the state of California i [...]

What’s Next for SB’s Platform Holly?

Thursday, April 04th, 2019
The oil platform off the Goleta coast, known affectionately as platform Holly, has been the source of inspiration of many who venture to Santa Barbara’s coastline. But since the bankruptcy of the platform’s owner and the 2015 Refugio oil spill, the platform, sitting on top of one of the most nat [...]
The oil platform off the Goleta coast, known affectionately as platform Holly, has been the source of inspiration of [...]

SBCC Trustee Responds to Racism Claims at the College

Monday, April 01st, 2019
SBCC’s trustees recently proposed an anti-racism resolution that directs the new superintendent of SBCC to work on anti-racism plans. To learn more, KCSB’s Tianyi Huang spoke with Jonathan Abboud, a trustee on the Santa Barbara Community College Board of Trustees, representing Isla Vista, UCSB and [...]
SBCC’s trustees recently proposed an anti-racism resolution that directs the new superintendent of SBCC to work on ant [...]

SBCC Students of Color Explain why they don’t Feel Safe on Campus

Saturday, March 30th, 2019
Students of color at Santa Barbara City College claim they don't feel safe at school, and that SBCC officials are doing nothing to help. KCSB’s Tianyi Huang speaks with Nia Revis, a student leader of the Black Students Union at Santa Barbara City College to find out about her experiences… and wh [...]
Students of color at Santa Barbara City College claim they don't feel safe at school, and that SBCC officials are do [...]