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8/18/2009 9:49am Download MP3
The South Coast is home to one of the most unique World War Two vintage aircraft collections in the world. It's being showcased at the annual Wings of Camarillo Airshow at the Camarillo Airport. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.
8/17/2009 9:51am Download MP3
A Presidential commission is suggesting that America's manned space program doesn't have the money to return to the Moon by 2020, and that the Moon might be the wrong priority anyway. Former Astronaut Buzz Aldrin says we should be aiming for manned flights to Mars. KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with Aldrin, who's coming to the South Coast for two appearances this week.
8/14/2009 2:13pm Download MP3
This weekend marks the last hurrah for the 2009 Ventura County Fair. That means it's the last chance for the year to get a magic mop...a funnel cake...a set of kitchen knives ....or some of the other stuff you find at the hundreds of fair booths. KCLU's Lance Orozco takes us along for a tour.
8/13/2009 11:56am Download MP3
Blue Whales are battling extinction, but, some environmentalists contend we're aren't doing enough to help them KCLU's Lance Orozco has announced plans for a lawsuit to try to get more protection for the huge creatures.
8/12/2009 2:10pm Download MP3
A huge brushfire that's been burning since the weekend in a remote area of the Northeastern Santa Barbara County continues to grow, passing the 25-thousand acre mark...and, forcing some evacuations. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the latest.
8/11/2009 11:52am Download MP3
The Ventura County Fair is in full swing. KCLU's Lance Orozco takes us to the fair...where he found some of the more unusual displays, and demonstrations tucked away off the beaten path.
8/10/2009 9:59am Download MP3
A popular South Coast venue is rolling out its latest effort to be environmentally friendly, by putting out the red carpet for people who leave their cars, trucks and S-U-V's at home....KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story from the Santa Barbara Bowl.
8/7/2009 12:33pm Download MP3
Anger is a part of human nature. But...what do we really know about it. And how it works? KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with some South Coast researchers who think they've unlocked some of the mysteries behind anger.
8/6/2009 2:13pm Download MP3
It was 40 years ago this week that the Manson family went on a crime wave which rocked Southern California, killing at least seven people. During the family's trial, one of the defense attorney's disappeared, and was mysteriously found dead in Ventura County. KCLU's Lance Orozco looks back at the complex case.
New controversy surrounding efforts to clean up toxics from former rocket testing facility near Simi Valley
8/5/2009 11:48am Download MP3
Plans to clean up some of the toxic soil from a former nuclear, and rocket testing facility near Simi Valley are at the center of yet another controversy. KCLU's Lance Orozco has the story.
8/4/2009 11:52am Download MP3
Is California's state government broken? In the wake of the latest budget crisis, some people think so, and are calling for a constitutional convention to fix it. KCLU's Lance Orozco report hundreds of people were on hand for a local forum on the idea.
8/3/2009 11:41am Download MP3
We've all heard the cliche about there being a lot of fish in the sea. Now, a new study by a Santa Barbara County based research team looks at the world's fishery stocks... and, assesses global conservation efforts. KCLU Lance Orozco talks with some of the researchers.