The Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, outside of the quiet beach town of Oceano, has been making headlines this summer following six deaths at the park this year.
Jul. 19from The 805
When Rafael Tobias Giron went to renew his immigration papers, he didn’t think he would be scammed by a notario and imprisoned. The word “notario” is a tricky one in LA.
Feb. 8, 2019from KCRW Features
The small 12-person crew of the Newport Beach-based Coast Guard cutter Narwhal has been through many operations together, and each one was an intense exercise in teamwork.
Sep. 24from KCRW Features
If you drive by Home Depot or Ace Hardware, you might see people waiting outside for work such as painting a room, fixing a roof, or moving furniture.
Jul. 30from Greater LA
Mexican-American Journalist Leon Krauze responds to Trump's renewed plans for mass deportations, and describes the long-term impact of Trump's threats on Mexico
Jun. 19from KCRW Features
The Santa Barbara City Council voted to begin environmental reviews for the Cota Street lot as its preferred site for a new $80 million police station.
Sep. 18from Curious Coast
The last standing nuclear power plant in California may face safety issues if there's an electrical power outage during wildfire season.
Aug. 2from The 805
Plains All American and DCOR face court decisions for business in the Santa Barbara Channel. A new program at UCSB hopes to encourage more students to study the humanities.
May. 3from The 805
William Finnegan talks surfing, writing, and growing up.
Jun. 14from The 805
Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions by using a new sound technology that detects when the endangered animals are present, and then alerts cargo ships to…
Aug. 28from Greater LA
Kids’ free summer food programs are seeing low attendance following fears of increased ICE raids.
Jul. 12from The 805