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The local wine grape harvest, and Congresswoman Maxine Waters on her relationship with the NAACP.

Beyond the Furrows - Episode 12
In the last of our farmworker profiles, and the last episode of Beyond the Furrows, you'll meet Amancio — a farmworker who wants to see positive change in his line of work. KCBX's Francisco Martinez reports.
The Grape Nut
It's harvest time for wineries all over the Central Coast, and Betsey Nash- who we call the "Grape Nut", wanted to get a closer look. So, she headed to Talley Vineyards.
The Nonprofit Story
On the Nonprofit Story, Dr. Consuelo Meux has a conversation about the importance of the NAACP with Congresswoman Maxine Waters.

KCBXs Angel Russel reports on a local group working to help the honeybee population.

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Carol started as a newsroom volunteer at KCBX in the summer of 2017, inspired by her daughter's internship with KCBX News. She joined the KCBX staff in January, 2018. Carol started her radio career at Cal Poly’s KCPR, then moved on to become the director of programming and a morning host at KKUS (US98). Her voice was heard on advertisements and on KSBY TV for many years as well.
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  • Issues and Ideas is a show that features a wide variety of voices sharing their thoughts and perspectives about local people, issues and events on the Central Coast. You might hear a policy maker discussing new regulation, an artist sharing his creative process, an entrepreneur exploring sustainable business practices, or an author talking about her latest book.Regular contributors and segments include: travel correspondent Tom Wilmer's Journeys of Discovery, Father Ian Delinger's Playing With Food, Santa Barbara correspondent Beth Thornton, Brian Reynolds, Dr. Consuelo Meux, and others.