reporter, Santa Barbara Independent
The California TRUTH Act, aimed at bringing transparency to local law enforcement participation with ICE, requires a community forum be held once a year.
Dec. 7, 2018from The 805
This week at the Santa Barbara Public Library, about 90 people gathered to speak out about the struggles facing low-income renters in the city. Most of them were Latino.
Sep. 7, 2018from The 805
It’s been two years since the Thomas Fire erupted in Ventura County.
Dec. 4, 2019from KCRW Features
Roughly 95% of commercially caught lobster in California is shipped to China, where customers are willing to pay premium prices.
Feb. 6from KCRW Features
Matt Kettmann, Santa Barbara-based food and wine writer, recently tried out some new restaurants in Solvang.
Jan. 30from KCRW Features
KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian visited Barkan’s home in Santa Barbara.
Oct. 28, 2019from KCRW Features
The west coast is called the west coast for a reason. When you look out at the ocean, you’re facing west. That’s not the case along the coast of Santa Barbara.
Nov. 22, 2019from KCRW Features
There aren’t many roads or people outside the small city of Lompoc. Instead you’ll see rolling hills, cattle grazing under oak trees, and rare birds like Golden Eagles.
Jan. 7from KCRW Features
The Cave Fire continues to burn in the mountains above Santa Barbara.
Nov. 27, 2019from KCRW Features
With restaurants, concert venues and bars closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, those who work in the hospitality and music industries won’t collect pay at the end of March.
Mar. 20from KCRW Features
A new film, “ By Hand ,” documents their 218-day journey. It premieres at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week.
Jan. 17from KCRW Features