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Sea otters, SLO Village, Lumina Alliance, and Giant Redwoods

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New research has found that sea otters on the Central Coast are having a stabilizing effect on the ecosystem. KCBX's Beth Thornton toured a slough in Monterey County with a volunteer scientist.

Sea Otters

 On the Nonprofit Story, host Dr. Consuelo Meuxspeaks with volunteers from SLO Village, which provides a community for people who are choosing to age in their own homes.

The Nonprofit Story- SLO Village

On Working Lunch, we’ll hear from CEO Jennifer Adams of Lumina Alliance, in a conversation with host Jim Dantona. Their work supports and empowers local survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence.

Working Lunch

A new effort is underway to save some of the oldest and largest living things on the planet- Giant Sequoia trees- in a way that is cause for debate.

Giant Redwoods

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.