The 805 is a new show from KCRW Santa Barbara. Each week, join KCRW's Jonathan Bastian as he brings you closer to the people and stories shaping California's Central Coast. Take a listen to this sneak peek.
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Stories of generosity from the Thomas Fire As some folks in Ventura are return to their homes, the Thomas Fire continues to burn in the foothills of Santa Barbara. Through it all, countless stories have emerged of businesses, neighbors and nonprofits helping disaster victims and firefighters.
Will Oxnard's power plant get shut down for good? Oxnard's coast does not mirror the pristine beaches of Malibu or Santa Barbara. It's home to a naval base, an industrial harbor and, most noticeably, two massive power plants. The state is forcing NRG Energy to shut those plants down, and environmental activists are fighting to make sure a brand new one doesn't get built on the same coastal site.