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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   Santa Monica Community College District )  File Nos. EB-10-LA-0154 

   Licensee of Radio Station KCRU(FM) )


   Facility ID # 59085  )  NOV No.  V201032900019

   Oxnard, California ) 

                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: August 20, 2010

   By the District Director,  Los Angeles Office, Western Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a  Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules, to Santa Monica Community College
       District.  ("SMCCD"), licensee of radio station KCRU(FM), Oxnard,
       California.  This Notice may be combined with a further action, if
       further action is warranted.

    2. On June 17, 2010,  an agent of the Enforcement Bureau's  Los Angeles
       Office inspected KCRU(FM) at its main studio location at 1900 Pico
       Blvd. Santa Monica, California and observed the following violation:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.52(d): "EAS participants must monitor two EAS
        sources. The monitoring assignment of each broadcast station and
        cable system and wireless cable system are specified in the State EAS
        Plan and FCC Mapbook."  At the time of the inspection, the agent
        observed that KCRU(FM) was not monitoring the correct local primary
        stations as required by the California and Ventura County EAS plan.  

    3. As the nation's emergency warning system, the Emergency Alert System
       is critical to public safety, and we recognize the vital role that
       broadcasters play in ensuring its success. The Commission takes
       seriously any violations of the Rules implementing the EAS and expects
       full compliance from its regulatees. We also must investigate
       violations of other rules that apply to broadcast licensees.  Pursuant
       to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and
       Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, we seek additional information
       concerning the violation(s) and any remedial actions the station may
       have taken.  Therefore, SMCCD must submit a written statement
       concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of release of this
       Notice. The response (i) must fully explain each violation, including
       all relevant surrounding facts and circumstances, (ii) must contain a
       statement of the specific action(s) taken to correct each violation
       and preclude recurrence, and (iii) must include a time line for
       completion of any pending corrective action(s). The response must be
       complete in itself  and must not be abbreviated by reference to other
       communications or answers to other notices.

    4. In accordance with Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules, we direct
       SMCCD to support its response to this Notice with an affidavit or
       declaration under penalty of perjury, signed and dated by an
       authorized officer of SMCCD with personal knowledge of the
       representations provided in SMCCD's response, verifying the truth and
       accuracy of the information therein, and confirming that all of the
       information requested by this Notice which is in the licensee's
       possession, custody, control, or knowledge has been produced. To
       knowingly and willfully make any false statement or conceal any
       material fact in reply to this Notice is punishable by fine or
       imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.

    5. All replies and documentation sent in response to this Notice should
       be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above, and mailed to
       the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   Los Angeles District  Office

   18000 Studebaker Rd. Suite #660

   Cerritos, CA 90703

    6. This Notice shall be sent to Santa Monica Community College District,
       at its  address of record. 

    7. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance.


   Nader Haghighat.

   District Director

   Los Angeles  District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(a).

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89(c).

   Section 1.16 of the Commission's Rules provides that "[a]ny document to be
   filed with the Federal Communications Commission and which is required by
   any law, rule or other regulation of the United States to be supported,
   evidenced, established or proved by a written sworn declaration,
   verification, certificate, statement, oath or affidavit by the person
   making the same, may be supported, evidenced, established or proved by the
   unsworn declaration, certification, verification, or statement in writing
   of such person . . . . Such declaration shall be subscribed by the
   declarant as true under penalty of perjury, and dated, in substantially
   the following form . . . : `I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under
   penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on
   (date). (Signature)'." 47 C.F.R. S: 1.16.

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq. See also 47 C.F.R. S: 1.17.

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission