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11/21/2008 9:21am Download MP3
Times are tough for many around the country...and, here on the South Coast. Among those hit by the sagging economy are some local non-profit agencies, which are struggling to get the resources to help the increasing number of people in need.
11/20/2008 9:22am Download MP3
A new mapping system could provide oil spill cleanup crews with an M-R-I of sorts of spills...so they can better assess, and more efficently handle cleanups. The system had in Santa Barbara what could be its final big test before going operational.
11/19/2008 9:53am Download MP3
It's been a difficult week for those who tried to save homes, and those who lost homes to the Tea fire in Santa Barbara County. KCLU's Lance Orozco brings us some of the voices from the fire.
11/18/2008 9:46am Download MP3
Santa Barbara County's fire destructive "Tea" brushfire has finally been contained, afer destroying 210 homes, and blackening more than 19-hundred acres. KCLU's Lance Orozco reports from one of the hardest hit areas....Westmont College....where a number of campus buildings, and faculty home were destroyed.
11/17/2008 9:30am Download MP3
As the community copes with the aftermath of a fire which destroyed more than 200 homes, KCLU's Lance Orozco has the stories of two families....one evacuated, to come home and find their home intact...the other, which returned to find their home taken by flames.
11/13/2008 9:53am Download MP3
Seismologists have been warning for years Southern California is overdue for a massive earthquake. On November 12th...experts held the world's largest earthquake drill, to help all of us better prepare ourselves for "The Big One"
11/12/2008 9:01am Download MP3
It's an endangered species of fox only found one place in the world...right off our coastline. But...a decade old breeding program has helped bring the foxes back from the brink of extinction. KCLU's Lance Orozco reports from the Channel Islands.
11/11/2008 9:25am Download MP3
It was a nightmare for parents of a newborn. Hours afer the baby boy arrived home in Ventura County for the very first time, he stopped breathing. KCLU has the miraculous story of how more than a half-dozen people teamed up to save the infant's life.
11/7/2008 10:41am Download MP3
This weekend marks a sad anniversary. It was 70 years ago, on November 9th and 10th, 1938, that Nazi Germany unleashed a reign of terror on that nation's Jews....in a prelude to the Holocaust. KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with a Santa Barbara woman who survived the ordeal.
11/6/2008 9:12am Download MP3
Election Day is history, but what do the results in many of the key local races, and issues man? KCLU talks with some of the victors about what's next.
11/4/2008 9:36am Download MP3
It's touted by many as a renewable fuel source, which can help replace gasoline. But...some experts say it can also have unintended consequences, like using valuable resources like agriculture fields, and water needed for food. KCLU looks at the debate ....which was one of the topics at an energy conference in Santa Barbara.
11/3/2008 8:20am Download MP3
Would you be willing to continue to pay a tax you don't have to, to ease traffic, and other transportation problems? Santa Barbara County voters are being asked to approve an extension of a sales tax to fund transportation projects in the region.