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August 2007

Local researcher checks out rare meteor shower this weekend

8/30/2007 3:37pm    Download MP3

A South Coast researcher is going to get an unusual view of a rare meteor shower this weekend. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.

Simi Valley church offers sanctuary

8/29/2007 8:43am    Download MP3

A Ventura County church is taking a controversial stand against some US immigration policies by offering sanctuary to a woman facing deportation to Mexico, even though her parents, husband, and children are all in the US legally. KCLU's Lance Orozco reports.

First aid should be second nature

8/28/2007 9:37am    Download MP3

You're the first one to arrive on the scene of a car accident, where people are seriously hurt, but, there's no one else around to help. What would you do? Experts say we should all know something about first aid. KCLU's Lance Orozco reports.

Threatened pine trees get help

8/27/2007 2:24pm    Download MP3

It's a tree found in only two colonies in the world...one in San Diego County, and the other off our coast, in the Channel Islands. Now, a new local project is about to get underway to see if there's a way to improve survival chances for threatened Torrey Pine trees. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.

New Broadway projects take stage on South Coast

8/26/2007 9:28am    Download MP3

Theater projects from around the world will be performed in Ventura County this weekend, as part of a brand new festival.
KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story

World premiere of play in Ventura

8/20/2007 9:20am    Download MP3

How do we make moral decisions? And, if the decision involves us personally, how does that factor into the process? Those are among the issues a new play making its world premiere on the South Coast is trying to tackle. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.

Utility boxes on Ventura streets turned into art

8/16/2007 9:19am    Download MP3

Ventura's Summer Artwalk takes place in August. and one of the exhibitions features artists turning utility boxes on city streets into art. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.

Zaca Brushfire creates mudslide, flooding concerns

8/15/2007 9:06am    Download MP3

Flames, and smoke are just part of the danger the Zaca Fire poses to the South Coast. Experts say even after it's out...the damage caused to the watershed could lead to flooding, mudslides, and contamination of water supplies this winter.
KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.