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Hannah-Beth Jackson on the Importance of Equal Rights Legislation & Activism

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · Hannah-Beth Jackson on the Importance of Equal Rights Legislation & Activism President Biden honored International Women's Day by announcing changes to the way sexual violence on colleges campuses will be handled, vowing to dismantle Trump-era policies that afforded mor [...]
KCSB News and Sports · Hannah-Beth Jackson on the Importance of Equal Rights Legislation & Activism President Bid [...]

How LA Activists Are Making Unoccupied Housing Accessible to Houseless Families

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · How LA Activists Are Making Unoccupied Housing Accessible to Houseless Families Independent journalist Zoie Matthew has been chronicling for months the struggle by(mostly)homeless single mothers with children to gain access to nearly 200 houses in the El Sereno area of Los [...]
KCSB News and Sports · How LA Activists Are Making Unoccupied Housing Accessible to Houseless Families Independent jo [...]

The San Marcos Foothills Protest

Wednesday, March 03rd, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · The San Marcos Foothills Protest On Thursday, February 25, eight people were arrested during a protest against the development of high end luxury homes on the West Mesa of the San Marcos Foothills. The Santa Barbara Independent reported that of the eight arrested, four were [...]
KCSB News and Sports · The San Marcos Foothills Protest On Thursday, February 25, eight people were arrested during a [...]

The Controversial Legacy of Rush Limbaugh

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · The Controversial Legacy of Rush Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh, controversial conservative radio giant, has died at age 70 from stage four lung cancer. Limbaugh was famous for pioneering a new age of conservative radio – one that steers far from traditional journalistic values of [...]
KCSB News and Sports · The Controversial Legacy of Rush Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh, controversial conservative radio gian [...]

A Former FBI Assistant Special Agent In Charge on Crimes Against Children

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · A Former FBI Assistant Special Agent In Charge on Crimes Against Children For law enforcement officers, involvement in violent crimes against children has been regarded as the most dangerous and difficult cases in the field. KCSB's Yulene Teagle spoke to a former FBI Assist [...]
KCSB News and Sports · A Former FBI Assistant Special Agent In Charge on Crimes Against Children For law enforcement [...]

Congressman Salud Carbajal on the California Clean Coast Act

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · Congressman Salud Carbajal on the California Clean Coast Act The California Clean Coast Act was the first bill that Congressman Salud Carbajal introduced in January of 2017. He has reintroduced the bill every term since then. The bill aims to permanently ban offshore oil an [...]
KCSB News and Sports · Congressman Salud Carbajal on the California Clean Coast Act The California Clean Coast Act wa [...]

Making STEM More Accessible to Black & Latinx Students

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
With the majority of developers in the STEM field being white males, much of the resulting code tends towards serving white males and under-serving communities of color. KCSB’s Aubrey Valerio spoke with Dr. Sharon Tettegah, the director of the Center for Black Studies Research at UCSB, about the dif [...]
With the majority of developers in the STEM field being white males, much of the resulting code tends towards serving wh [...]

Biden Admin Halts Federal Leasing of California Land. What Does this Mean for Santa Barbara?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
Under the Trump administration, the Bureau of Land Management opened up 1.2 million acres California land for oil and gas leasing. The new Biden administration, however, halted federal leasing until further assessment is done. KCSB's Kathryn Foster sits down with Rebecca August, Director of Advocacy [...]
Under the Trump administration, the Bureau of Land Management opened up 1.2 million acres California land for oil and ga [...]

The Effort to Recall Governor Gavin Newsom

Thursday, February 11th, 2021
Recall elections are special elections permitted under California state law. KCSB’s Robert Stark speaks with podcaster and seasoned journalist Jerry Roberts about the recall’s legal process and backers behind the petition to recall Governor Newsom. KCSB News and Sports · The Effort to Recall Gove [...]
Recall elections are special elections permitted under California state law. KCSB’s Robert Stark speaks with podcaster a [...]

Majority of Vaccine Recipients are Women

Thursday, February 11th, 2021
The CDC reports that ⅔ of all people that have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are women. KCSB’s Sherry Zeng has the story. KCSB News and Sports · Majority of Vaccine Recipients are Women
The CDC reports that ⅔ of all people that have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are women. KCSB’s Sher [...]