KCSB News and Sports · Santa Barbara's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Some Santa Barbara Residents could start receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as next week. KCSB’s Cassandra Chow has the story.
KCSB News and Sports · Trump's Nuclear Legacy Journalist Jeffrey Smith, a fellow at the Public Integrity Institute in Washington DC, recently published an article in the LA Times, detailing the Trump Administration’s plan to spend many billions of dollars on revamping the US military nuclear arsenal. KCSB’s Harry Lawton […]
KCSB News and Sports · Removing Parler from the App Store The social media app that insurgents who stormed the US Capitol reportedly used to plan has been removed from app stores, but the data trail it left behind could be used by law enforcement to track down the individuals […]
KCSB News and Sports · Analyzing the Hate and Extremism of the Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol KCSB News joins Professor Brian Levin– director at the center for the study of hate and extremism at Cal State University San Bernardino– in a conversation about domestic terrorism at the U.S. Capitol. […]
KCSB News and Sports · UCSB Reads 2021: “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir” KCSB’s Pia Ramos speaks with Hannah Rael, Communications and Marketing Manager and Alex Regan, Events and Exhibitions Librarian at UCSB Library to learn more about this year’s 2021 UCSB Reads selection: […]
KCSB News and Sports · How Will the Biden Administration Handle Guantanamo? January 11, 2021 marks the 19th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center. Created under the administration of President George W. Bush in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Guantanamo continues to hold […]
KCSB News and Sports · The Importance of the Biden Administration's First 100 Days It is often said that a president’s first 100 days in office is the most crucial for reversing damage done in prior office. With Biden’s inauguration coming up quickly and the storming of the US Capitol […]
KCSB News and Sports · The UCSB Graduate Division's Racial Justice Fellowship The Racial Justice Fellowship Program at UCSB is offering graduate students committed to racial justice the opportunity to furthering research on issues like systemic racism and how it affects their communities. KCSB’s Aubrey Valerio spoke with Interim Graduate […]
KCSB News and Sports · The Economic Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic Looking at the economic aftermath of the pandemic, corporate profits are rising, and income inequality has been exacerbated as small businesses continue to close. KCSB’s Robert Stark speaks with Matt Stoller of the American Economic Liberties Project about […]
KCSB News and Sports · The Impact of a Conservative Court with Erwin Chemerinsky Erwin Chemerinsky, the Dean of Law at UC Berkeley, recently wrote an op-ed on the ideology of a conservative Supreme Court in relations to issues such as freedom of religion. KCSB’s Harry Lawton spoke with Chemerinsky […]
KCSB News and Sports · Salud Carbajal's Plans for Third Term in the 24th Congressional Seat KCSB News spoke to Congressional incumbent Salud Carbajal who recently won re-election to the 24th Congressional seat. In this interview, Congressman Carbajal speaks about his priorities and ambitious plans while in office. KCSB’s Alexandra […]
KCSB News and Sports · A Look into Biden's Cabinet Nominees KCSB’s Robert Stark speaks with Lou Cannon, a local journalist and presidential biographer about President-Elect Joe Biden’s cabinet nominees, the nominees’ experience and political outlook, and the positions yet to be filled.
KCSB News and Sports · Is the Electoral College Still Relevant? KCSB News joins Eileen Reavey – national grassroots director at the National Popular Vote – in a conversation about the relevance of the Electoral College, and how the national popular vote bill could go into effect by our next […]
KCSB News and Sports · The Link Between Affordable Healthcare and the Climate Crisis A study by UCSB researchers have found that there is a strong link between improving healthcare and reducing carbon emissions. KCSB’s Mylee Sumoge has a report.
KCSB News and Sports · 19th District State Senator-Elect Monique Limon KCSB’s Ashley Rusch spoke with 19th District State Senator-Elect Monique Limon about her recent campaign, previous experience in the state legislature, and major priorities as she shifts into her new role.
KCSB News and Sports · A High School Student's Experience of COVID-19 As our neighbors in Ventura and San Luis Obispo county see higher daily rates of COVID cases, we remind Santa Barbara to stay safe and take precaution. KCSB’s Kali Acquaah spoke to a young high school student about […]
KCSB News and Sports · How California COVID Notify Works The California COVID Notify app is allowing students on UC campuses to keep track of possible COVID-19 exposures. Using Bluetooth technology, users can anonymously exchange info on whether they have been diagnosed with COVID-19 without sharing info on their location […]
MAKE YOUR VOICE COUNT! THE DEADLINE TO TURN IN YOUR BALLOT IS NOVEMBER 3RD (Voting is already underway!) This could be the most important election of your lifetime. If you are a registered voter and have requested an absentee ballot, it should be on its way to you now. […]
KCSB News covers the candidates. KCSB reporters spoke to Steve Bennett and Charles Cole, running to represent the 37th District in the state Assembly, which covers Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. KCSB’s Kali Acquaah interviews Steve Bennett, a Ventura County supervisor and local educator. KCSB’s Aubrey Valerio speaks with […]
KCSB News covers the candidates. KCSB reporters spoke to Salud Carbajal and Andy Caldwell, running to represent the 24th District in Congress, which covers Santa Barbara County and portions of Ventura County. KCSB’s Alexandra Goldberg interviews current representative of California’s 24th district – Congressman Salud Carbajal. KCSB’s Robert Stark speaks […]
More than 160 students and community members were in attendance at the AS-UCSB Virtual Community COVID-19 Response Town Hall on Monday. The event was presented by the A.S. UCSB Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs, UCSB Health & Wellness, the County of Santa Barbara, Joan Hartmann – […]
The community of Isla Vista is notorious for its long history of political activism, progressive momentum, and high voter turnout among students in the area. KCSB’s Ashley Rusch spoke with Viviana Marsano, Isla Vista Liaison and Senior Advisor to Campus Organizations in the Office of Student Life, about the community’s […]
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the court for over 27 years as a fierce pioneer of gender equality, was honored on Wednesday in a private service at the court’s Great Hall attended by her family, close friends, and the remaining eight justices. Following the news of […]
Santa Barbara County is taking action against the surge of coronavirus among the Central Coast migrant farmworker community with a new health officer order and housing program. KCSB’s Aubrey Valerio spoke to Lucas Zucker, the policy and communications director at the Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE), […]