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Erika Mahoney

California’s new recreational marijuana industry still faces major hurdles. To help address them, the first Monterey Cannabis Summit took place this week.

Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Traced To Santa Maria Farm

Dec 14, 2018
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The recent multi-state E. coli outbreak that had people tossing out romaine lettuce since Thanksgiving has been partially traced to a farm in Santa Barbara County.  Partially because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says this new finding does not explain all of the illnesses.

Krista Almanzan

Statewide election results will be certified by Friday.  As the final numbers come in, there's a new number to look for: how many people registered and voted on the same day.  This was California’s first general election to allow same day voting. 

Broadcast on December 16, 2018 @ 4 PM.

All your favorite ABBA hts with the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in  - just in time to celebrate the holidays. 

Direct from the U.K., The ABBA Show will light up your holidays with the ABBA-SolutelyChristmas Show - Friday December 21st at 7:30 PM at the Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz. 

Erika Mahoney

As the Food and Drug Administration continues investigating the E.coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from California, literally tons of lettuce are ending up in landfills. Now, some agriculture companies are using a voluntary labeling system to help consumers stay informed and hopefully avoid food waste in the future.

Broadcast on December 9, 2018 @ 4 PM.

We’re all missing out on important messages, and no amount of refreshing your browser will help. That’s because eavesdropping on the communications of non-human species requires decoding their non-written signals. Dive into Arctic waters where scientists make first-ever recordings of the socializing clicks and squeals of narwhals. Discover an instant messaging system used by plants. And, how microbes communicate to one another to plan their attacks.  



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Broadcast of December 2, 2018 @ 4 PM.

Beatle fans and musicians gather to re-experience The Beatles' top-selling album, which came to be known as The White Album. 11 of the best tunes from the double album get the spotlight treatment.  

Elkhorn Slough’s native oyster population is at risk of disappearing. Olympia oysters have made the Slough their home for 8,000 years. Now, scientists are trying to save the species using aquaculture.

CalTrans

Update: As of 12:00pm on Friday, November 30, Highway 1 is back open at Paul's Slide and Mud Creek.  

 

With heavy rain comes the threat of mudslides.  So with rain in the forecast, CalTrans is temporarily closing two sections of Highway 1 along the Big Sur Coast.

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