The stories shaping California's Central Coast, hosted by Jonathan Bastian.
The State Lands Commission recently held a local meeting to update the public and generate ideas for the future of Platform Holly.
Following the 2015 Refugio oil spill, and the…
For years, the Foodbank Santa Barbara has teamed up with the Santa Barbara School District to offer kids breakfast and lunch during the summer.
In 2016, when the news that the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant would close, many in the surrounding communities panicked.
Juvenile incarceration in Santa Barbara County is declining and a new $795,000 grant from the state will be used to try to further that trend.
If you’ve ever driven or walked through the city and seen a building that looks straight out of a Dr.
Lotusland in Montecito now welcomes contemplative visitors to its recently reopened Japanese Garden following an extensive $6 million renovation.
With summer here, corks are certain to be popping up and down the coast.
“I don’t think that the county did everything perfectly,” says County Supervisor, Das Williams, in response to an explosive article in the Los Angeles Times that shed light on how,…
Emaciated grey whales continue to wash up on California beaches at alarming rates.
William Finnegan talks surfing, writing, and growing up.
In the new book “In Love with Earth”, local author and environmental lawyer, Marc McGinnes , talks about what emerged from the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill and its public outrage.
Some new food and drink vendors have moved into shared commercial spaces on State Street.
After a year of negotiations, Ventura approved its first 24-hour homeless shelter.
The Tajiguas landfill is quickly running out of space. To address those concerns the City announced it will increase trash and recycling fees starting July 1.
“If it starts to drizzle I wake up from a dream thinking I have mushrooms growing out of my stomach,” said Antonio Gardella, a caterer, winemaker and local food aficionado.
The Bureau of Land Management recently opened up comments on whether to issue new permits to frack over 1.6 million acres of California’s public lands for oil and gas.
In Ventura, first amendment advocates faced off against those wanting to secure their own right to a safe and happy life.
“I’ll never forget the eerie silence,” says Lauren Trujillo co-curator of the online exhibit, ' We Remember Them ,' of the day she walked into her sorority house five years ago and…
Sixty-five percent of voters in Santa Barbara county approved the sale of cannabis, but the cities of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Goleta have all been slow to issues those permits.
Avocado farmers in Carpinteria neighboring cannabis growers are facing serious pest control issues this season.