Facing uncertainty in the US, a Dreamer moves to Mexico President Trump wants to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. But a federal judge has ordered that the program stay in place. Congress still has no plan to offer them citizenship. As the debate drags on, some Dreamers are taking their fate into their own hands and moving back to Mexico voluntarily. Noe Martinez is one of them.
California Democrats eye the House Republicans control the presidency and the Congress, but Democrats hope to change that in November. The 2018 midterm elections will be a test of Democratic enthusiasm around the country. Districts with vulnerable Republican incumbents in the House of Representatives are getting special attention from the Democratic party, and many of those are in California.
Breaking the rules of Old World wine From sourcing top-quality grapes to creating an alluring label, winemakers around the world work hard to make sure their brand stands out. Matt Kettmann from the Santa Barbara Independent has been following one particular guy in Buellton who’s putting a new spin on the industry by super-macerating his wines.
After 25 years, k.d. lang revisits her most popular album Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her Grammy-award winning, critically acclaimed album Ingénue, k.d. lang is on the road bringing live performances of her platinum-selling record to venues across the U.S. She speaks with KCRW before her performance at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara.
Spafford and the rise of jam bands The jam band scene has exploded in the last 15 years. Musicians inspired by the Grateful Dead and Phish have created their own sounds, styles and bands. Spafford is one of them. Getting its start in Prescott, Ariz., the band is now touring the country and making a stop at SOhO in Santa Barbara.
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