KCLU's Lance Orozco brings us the story of a Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor, as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the controversial attacks which brought about the end of World War II.
For us, it’s something out of a history book. But, for Shigeko Sasamori, it was a nightmare which would change her life together.
The then 13 year old girl was one of the victims of the first ever use of the atomic bomb, in Hiroshima, Japan.
A park district is the latest agency on the Central and South Coasts helping to feed those in need during the coronavirus crisis. The Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District is now doing a weekly food giveaway.
The Pleasant Valley Senior Center has been doing food distribution for years to help seniors, but the park district widened the scope of the aid.
Plans for a new train depot on the South Coast took a big step forward this week, with the selection of a design for the $13 million dollar project.
The Goleta City Council chose a traditional looking design from three finalists for the project. The complex will look like a number of historic depots around the state, and reflect Goleta’s agricultural heritage.
KCLU's Lance Orozco looks at how coronavirus safety requirements have impacted visitors at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
Raquel Prichard and her 17 month old daughter are looking at a huge gorilla at the Santa Barbara Zoo. The Santa Barbara woman says after a more than three month shutdown due to the coronavirus crisis, it’s great the zoo is once again open.
KCLU's Lance Orozco reports that Santa Barbara's 2020 Old Spanish Days Celebration is underway, but most events have been cancelled due to coronavirus safety concerns. The cancellations also include a car parade intended to take the place of Fiesta's largest single event, the Historical Parade, which usually attracts about 100,000 spectators.
The largest annual community event on the Central and South Coasts kicked off Wednesday, but due to coronavirus one of the few physical events which had been planned is now being cancelled. Santa Barbara City Council members and Fiesta’s leaders officially cut the ribbon kicking off the 96th annual Old Spanish Days celebration.