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10/30/2007 8:52am Download MP3
A local college student created a project to provide electricity to the homes of more than 100 orphans in Rwanda
10/26/2007 12:41pm Download MP3
A series of major big rig accidents has focused new attention on safety issues. We look at one aspect of the issue...the effort to inspect trucks on our roads for safety.
10/26/2007 12:39pm Download MP3
A nonprofit center in Ventura is helping hundreds of people cope with the after effects of traumatic brain injuries.
10/25/2007 10:01am Download MP3
A unique project at Ventura College helps sexual abuse, and sexual assault express their feelings and emotions about what happened to them, as well as shining new light on the whole issue.
10/25/2007 9:58am Download MP3
Aircraft are part of the first line of defense with many of Southern California's wildfires. We hear from the Ventura County Sheriff's Department Air Unit about their role in the firefights.
10/25/2007 9:56am Download MP3
As the massive Ranch Fire heads towards the communities of Piru and Fillmore, many residents are debating whether to evacuate. A drop in wind, and the efforts of firefighters eventually kept the fire from reaching the communities.
10/22/2007 10:14am Download MP3
This story is coverage of one of the first in a series of brushfires to hit Southern California, Ventura County's Santa Rosa Valley fire on 10/21/07.
10/19/2007 10:51am Download MP3
A grass roots local campaign is trying to get people to turn out all unnecessary lighting for an hour on October 20th, as part of a multi-city effort to increase awareness about energy conservation.
10/17/2007 10:47am Download MP3
Japanese submarines attacked, and even sank U.S. merchant ships off the California coast in a little known chapter from the early days of the Second World War. KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with a survivor of one of the sinkings.
10/16/2007 10:45am Download MP3
During a Ventura County visit, controversial columnist Robert Novack speaks about past presidents, the current presidential race, but won't talk about his controversial role in outing Valerie Plame as a CIA operative. KCLU's Lance Orozco reports.
10/15/2007 10:43am Download MP3
The governor has added his commitment to two separate efforts which could speed up cleanup efforts of the toxic site, as well as to guarantee it's never developed. KCLU's Lance Orozco reports.
10/12/2007 10:22am Download MP3
They're some of California's rarest birds. But...a new exhibit at the Santa Barbara Zoo is going to give the public a chance to get a close up look at endangered California condors. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.
10/11/2007 9:53am Download MP3
A U-C Santa Barbara archeologist who's been studying the ancient Maya people for more than two decades says they might set examples for us today when it comes to environmentalism. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.
10/10/2007 10:55am Download MP3
It was literally a mammoth moving job. The fossilized remains of a more than three-quarters of a million year old mammoth found in Ventura County, and moved to Orange County for recovery work have been moved to their final home in Santa Barbara. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.
10/2/2007 1:08pm Download MP3
Washington Post editor (and former Baghdad Bureau Chief) Rajiv Chandrasekaran talks about his time in Iraq's "Green Zone," and what he calls major mistakes in helping Iraq rebuild. KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with the journalist.
10/1/2007 11:00am Download MP3
UCSB Professor Patrick McCray has written a book about a forgotten aspect of early space exploration, "Operation Moonwatch," which uses citizens as volunteer astronomers to track satellites. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.