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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 [...]

IV Memorial: We Remember Them, Acts of Love & Compassion

Friday, May 24th, 2019
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.
An online exhibition has been created honoring the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on the U [...]

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 [...]

The History of Abortion Laws in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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.
Since this past week, the U.S. has been in a state of political divide over abortion legislation on the state level. [...]

Yemen: The Forgotten War

Monday, May 13th, 2019
With the recent presidential veto, the U.S. will continue participating in an unauthorized war. KCSB's Nassef Mohsen Ali covers a panel discussion on the war in Yemen.
With the recent presidential veto, the U.S. will continue participating in an unauthorized war. KCSB's Nassef Mohsen [...]

How Universities handle Sexual Assault Cases are Changing

Thursday, May 09th, 2019
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 fou [...]
At the end of April, KCSB News profiled several sexual assault cases at UCSB that were overturned at the beginning o [...]

Measles Outbreak and What to do about it

Thursday, May 09th, 2019
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.
The United States is currently experiencing its worst outbreak of the measles virus in decades. KCSB’s Megan Staffor [...]