“Now’s the time. Let’s take advantage of the fact that there is a great need. And let’s come together as a community and say yes to new development and housing.” A report by the Santa Barbara County Grand Jury details the need for affordable housing in Santa Barbara in order […]
COVID-19 Outbreak at Lompoc Federal Prison “He fears that he’s going to die in prison. It’s just painful – it’s painful for the families that are outside, and knowing what they’re going through is just heartbreaking on a daily basis.” Lompoc’s Federal Prison was ground zero in COVID-19 cases in […]
We demand that SB City Council adopt a resolution condemning police brutality and declare racism a public health emergency. Email Mayor Cathy Murillo and city council members. We demand transparency and accountability from the SB Police Department. No more “community conversation” without changes to policy and practices No more internal […]
Below is a list of resources for national and local fundraisers, black-owned businesses in SB that need your support, and generally, resources for the Black community in Santa Barbara. If there are any mistakes/additions please let us know or edit the document directly. >> Here << is the link […]
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Radio KCSB-FM Marks 50th Anniversary of the Isla Vista Bank of America Burning with Special Programming in February KCSB was ordered off the air for days because of news coverage of multiple riots during the IV ‘Year of Rebellion’ (1969-70) (Santa Barbara, CA) — During the month of February, KCSB-FM […]
With the country’s first Environmental Studies program and the birthplace of Earth Day, leadership is no stranger here in Santa Barbara. But that doesn’t stop UCSB faculty and students from pursuing innovation in the field. Robert Stark talks to UCSB Professor Simone Pulver about her new environmental leadership incubator class.
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.
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 […]
An online exhibition has been created honoring the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on the UCSB campus following the deadly tragedy in Isla Vista in 2014. KCSB’s Lisa Osborn spoke with UCSB librarian Annie Platoff to find out more.
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 county.
Since this past week, the U.S. has been in a state of political divide over abortion legislation on the state level. KCSBs Daisy Kershaw takes a look back at the history of the fight for legal abortion in the US as well as at the current abortion debate.
At the end of April, KCSB News profiled several sexual assault cases at UCSB that were overturned at the beginning of the 2018 2019 school year. While the three cases differed in their respective details, the university-determined ruling in each case was reversed in an appellate court, which found a […]
The United States is currently experiencing its worst outbreak of the measles virus in decades. KCSB’s Megan Stafford spoke with Dr. Ali Javanbacht of UCSB Student Health for more information about the symptoms of the virus, its spread, and how students can stay safe against it.