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.
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."
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?