Draft Environmental Impact Report

Decision on Phillips 66 oil train proposal delayed until October

A decision on the proposal to increase the number of trains capable of delivering oil to the Phillips 66 refinery just west of Nipomo will not be made until at least October 5, 2016.
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National Museum of African American History Opens Its Doors

More than 100 years after it was originally proposed, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is opening its doors in Washington, D.C.In President Obama's remarks at the dedication ceremony, he said this museum shines a light on stories that are often overlooked in the history books."This national museum helps to tell a richer and fuller story of who we are," Obama said. "It helps us better understand the lives of yes, the president, but also the slave. The...
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Draft Environmental Impact Report

A decision on the proposal to increase the number of trains capable of delivering oil to the Phillips 66 refinery just west of Nipomo will not be made until at least October 5, 2016.

Emptying the Nest

Sep 22, 2016

Broadcast date: 09/20/2016

Launching our children into the world means launching our mid-life selves into a whole new world. How we prepare our children to launch is critical to their success as adults, but it is as equally important to plan and prepare for our own launch. Tune in for a conversation about college, careers and our second act.

Broadcast date: 09/13/2016

Talk therapy, CBT or cognitive behavioral therapy, ACT, Attachment, play, art, primal, marriage and gestalt therapy - there are well over 200 different types of psychotherapies aimed at helping to improve the human experience. But - how many of these well-meaning interventions really help us to cope and accept the normal struggles and sorrows of life? Tune in for a conversation about how the helping professions are often getting in the way of our collective well-being and may be creating more problems than they solve.

Broadcast date: 09/06/2016

When we talk about mental health - how we approach the symptoms of distress is critical in determining the outcome of treatment. Tune in for an open line discussion about how we view mental health, wellness and medical interventions in attempting to manage mood disturbances. We will also follow-up with our conversation from last week with Kelly Brogan MD - Holistic Psychiatrist about her book: A Mind of Your Own - the truth about depression and how women can heal their bodies to reclaim their lives. 

Broadcast date: 08/23/2016

As our students, K - Post Graduate, head back to school for another year of learning, tests, challenges and achievements, this is a good time to discuss the goals of the public education system and what we can, and should, expect from these institutions. And maybe more importantly, we need to talk about what not to expect a public education to offer. Tune in for a conversation about the many ways we gain knowledge that have nothing to do with a classroom. Your calls with comments and questions will be welcomed and encouraged.

Broadcast date: 08/16/2016

Sometimes it takes just one right thing said by the right person to change, or inspire the course of our lives. It also take being in the right place at the right time, having a bit of talent and the fortitude to overcome challenges to help us become who we are. Tune in for 2 conversations about the healing power of the performing arts at every age - and the importance of the community that nurtures our growth and supports our journey. One last show from the road visiting French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts in the Catskills and getting to know New York's Kristine Zbornik, actress, writer, singer and entertainer.

Broadcast date: 08/09/2016

Tune in for another show from the road! A conversation with this young family building their life outside of the social norm on an organic farm in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

NASA

On Septemer 20, 2016, 375 members of the National Academy of Sciences signed an open letter designed to draw attention to the risks of climate change as we head into the November presidential election.

Mike Eliason @EliasonMike - Santa Barbara County Fire PIO

Crew members working Santa Barbara County's Canyon Fire were mourning the loss of a colleague Wednesday who died on his way to the fire scene.

KCBX News, Randol White

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It's no surprise that housing on the Central Coast is expensive making it hard for young people to afford to live here and for businesses to attract and retain a solid workforce. 

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KCBX News, Randol White

How do you say the name of the main highway that passes through the Central Coast? It may depend on where you or your family are from Northern or Southern California.  

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Most people are in agreement that an artist colony on San Luis Obispo County's northern coast is a favorite stop among both locals and tourists. However, when it comes to how the town's name is pronounced, not everyone is on the same page.

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