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Isla Vista’s Unprecedented Housing Shortage

26 Aug, 2021

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The community of Isla Vista is facing an unprecedented housing shortage ahead of the fall quarter, leaving many students to consider drastic options such as commuting several hours or even living in their cars. Many factors are playing into the crisis, including high enrollment rates at the university level, lack […]

The Equal Rights Amendment’s Present and Future

26 Aug, 2021

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KCSB News · The Equal Rights Amendment's Present and Future Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee ERA Ad Hoc co-chairs Pam Flint Tambo and Moira Gill join KCSB News for a conversation about the current status and future implications of the Equal Rights Amendment. KCSB’s Alexandra Goldberg has the story.

Unmasking Isla Vista: Local Business & Essential Workers

26 Aug, 2021

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KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Local Business & Essential Workers In episode four of our series, Unmasking Isla Vista: Local Business & Essential Workers, KCSB’s Alexandra Goldberg, and the Daily Nexus’ Katherine Swartz assess the pandemic’s toll on businesses here in Isla Vista, highlighting the experiences of owners and […]

Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines

26 Aug, 2021

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KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines In episode three of our series, Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines, KCSB’s Yulene Teagle and the Daily Nexus’ Atmika Iyer examine the efforts of the Santa Barbara Public Health Department and UC Santa Barbara in mitigating the spread of the […]

What SB Voters Should Know About the Recall Election

13 Aug, 2021

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A special election set for September 14 will decide the fate of California Governor Gavin Newsom. KCSB’s Ashley Rusch speaks with Santa Barbara County Registrar of Voters Joseph Holland for what Santa Barbara voters should know about the recall election. KCSB News and Sports · What SB Voters Should Know […]

In Conversation with Jr. Miss Spirit

13 Aug, 2021

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In the thick of COVID-19, while it felt like everything was on pause, 9-year-old Savannah Hoover spent her days practicing her Flamenco dance routine at home. She devoted countless hours all adding up to her big moment of performing for this year’s Miss Spirit competition. Prior to the flurry of […]

Unmasking Isla Vista: University & Students

KCSB News and Sports · Unmasking Isla Vista: University & Students In episode two of our series, Unmasking Isla Vista: University & Students, KCSB’s Ashley Rusch and Daily Nexus reporter Sindhu Ananthavel narrow in on UC Santa Barbara’s response to four major topics: academic dishonesty, mental health, international students, and […]

Environmental Awareness PSA: Microplastics in Your Tea

27 Jul, 2021

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The following is a transcript of an aired PSA, produced by KCSB’s Production Coordinator.  Microplastics are plastic debris that are less than 5 millimeters in length. The increasing amount of microplastics in the environment pose a danger to ocean and aquatic life. Consumers are growingly becoming aware of the harmful […]

UCSB Grad Student Discovers the “Goldilocks Supernova”

14 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · UCSB Grad Student Discovers the "Goldilocks Supernova" In the galaxy NGC 2146, 31 million light-years away, a stellar explosion has been identified as an electron-capture supernova – marking the first convincing evidence for this new type of explosion. The groundbreaking study is led by Daichi […]

The Link Between Allergies and Climate Change

14 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · The Link Between Allergies and Climate Change Headed by Dr. Kari Nadeau of Stanford, a recent study on the evolution of pollen spreading throughout Northern California is shedding light on why our allergies seem to be getting worse and worse every year. These findings in […]

PSA: SB County Vaccine

11 Jul, 2021

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The following is a transcript of KCSB’s PSA written by the Production Coordinator. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is urging all eligible residents to “take your shot” to stop Covid-19.  “When the pandemic hit, the clinical trials were able to be employed quickly and efficiently, and within a […]

KCSB Visits the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (CIMWI)

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · KCSB Visits the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) Early this June, a sea lion pup was born on the Santa Barbara Harbor and staff and volunteers from the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute stepped in to relocate the mother and pup. The […]

Family of Angelo Quinto Pushes for Police Reform

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Family of Angelo Quinto Pushes for Police Reform Wednesday, June 23rd marked the 6-month anniversary of 30-year old Angelo Quinto being killed after police knelt on his neck. KCSB’s Ashley Rusch speaks with Diana Collins Puente, Angelo’s aunt, about the conditions of his tragic death […]

Save the San Marcos Foothills Reaches Fundraising Goal of $18.6 Million

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Save the San Marcos Foothills Reaches Fundraising Goal of $18.6 Million A large patch of Santa Barbara open space will remain undeveloped thanks to the dedicated efforts of volunteers and community organizers. Save the San Marcos Foothills has reached its $18.6 million goal to purchase […]

Juneteenth SB: Celebrating Black Joy & Liberation in Santa Barbara

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Juneteenth SB: Celebrating Black Joy & Liberation in Santa Barbara President Biden has signed a bill to establish Juneteenth (June 19th) as a federal holiday, making it the first new holiday since MLK Jr. Day in 1983. Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when enslaved […]

Solidarity In The Park in Isla Vista

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Solidarity In The Park in Isla Vista On Saturday, May 29th, Red Jooce Project hosted its very first Solidarity in the Park event here in Isla Vista. There were vendors, DJ’s, ucsb organizations from 1pm until sunset, all for one goal: all proceeds are going […]

UC-AFT Strike

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · UC-AFT Strike Just as the University of California is preparing to welcome students back into classrooms on campus this fall, the union representing faculty lecturers is preparing to walk out of those classrooms on strike. KCSB’s Ray Briare tells us more.

UCSB’s New Classroom Building Project

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · UCSB's New Classroom Building Project UC Santa Barbara is working to expand the number of lecture halls and classrooms on campus as seen by the New Classroom Building project which began construction in 2020. However, the construction led to the removal of a major bike […]