The VR-1 levee system, as seen from the bridge on Main Street in Ventura, extends inland 2.65 miles from the ocean. Photo credit: Chuck Kirman/Ventura County Star
An aging Ventura levee at risk of collapse
From this Episode:
A Santa Barbara school board showdown
Eight people are running for two open seats on the Santa Barbara Unified School Board. The race caps off a tumultuous year for the board and Superintendent Cary Matsuoka.
6 min, 27 sec
Engineers call aging Ventura levee unstable
In Ventura sits a 2-and-a-half mile levee built in 1948. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says without rehabilitation, it could breach or collapse entirely.
6 min, 57 sec
The Volkswagen scandal has ties to the Central Coast
Three years ago, the U.S. Federal Government announced Volkswagen was knowingly selling highly polluting cars to the public.
8 min, 15 sec