FROM Kathryn Barnes
KCRW Live: The Human Face of Drought The recent rain in Southern California has many rejoicing, but scientists say we should prepare for hotter, drier years ahead. In a special live broadcast from Santa Barbara, KCRW's Jonathan Bastian speaks with three water experts who take us on a local, state and global tour of the people and places being impacted by water instability.
Holly Bowling Classically trained pianist Holly Bowling has spent the last few years re-imagining the music of two legendary bands: the Grateful Dead and Phish. She spoke with KCRW's Larry Perel before her show in Santa Barbara.
KCRW Live: Undocumented under Trump Five days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, KCRW airs a special live broadcast from Oxnard about what the Trump Administration's immigration policies might mean for undocumented farmworkers in California, with a focus on the strawberry fields and citrus groves of Ventura County. Hosted by Jonathan Bastian.
Priced Out: Santa Barbara's housing crisis To understand Santa Barbara's current housing situation, you just need to look at the numbers: the median home price is around $1 million, the rental market is 99.5 percent full, and there's a 10-year waiting list for public housing.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?