FROM Ted Mills
Why are sunsets so beautiful this time of year? As the days grow shorter and we head toward the winter solstice, you may have enjoyed some epic sunsets full of pinks and oranges. But, why are sunsets in the fall and winter often more breathtaking than the spring and summer?
Why did Anthem Insurance leave Santa Barbara? On January 1st, Anthem Health Insurance will pull out of the individual insurance market in California, potentially leaving 17,000 people in Santa Barbara county without health care. With open enrollment quickly approaching, what options are out there?
Why are the Channel Islands getting so popular? According to the National Park Service, visitors to the Channel Islands National Park increased by 13 percent in 2016. KCRW listener Anastasia Polland from Ventura wanted to know why.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.
In 'Speechless,' Scott Silveri combines comedy, family & disability Scott Silveri has written and produced sitcoms for more than 20 years. In all that time, he never encountered a TV family that looked anything like the one he grew up in -- with a mom, a dad...and a brother with cerebral palsy. He changed that with his show Speechless on ABC. Silveri tells us about looking to his own past for stories, and why he was determined to make a family comedy and not just a "disability show."