former city councilman
Hal Conklin is a former member of the Santa Barbara City Council (1970s) and former mayor (1993) of the city. He's a 2017 candidate for mayor of Santa Barbara.
KCRW, the Santa Barbara Independent and the Santa Barbara City College Foundation co-host a debate between the five candidates running to be the next mayor of Santa Barbara.
Oct. 17, 2017from KCRW Features
This weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio killed more than two dozen people.
Aug. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, the political debate dominated political debate.
Aug. 2from Left, Right & Center
Most people don't think California was a slave state, but its presence on the West Coast predates the arrival of enslaved Africans in 1619.
Aug. 19from KCRW Features
Table setting is one of the most exciting competitions at the Ventura County Fair. Newly elected LA City Councilman John Lee shares his plans around homelessness and transportation.
Aug. 15from Greater LA
The Trump administration tried to bury a report showing that it's water use plans for California would decimate a unique species of salmon.
Aug. 22from KCRW Features
The City of LA wants to create more housing by encouraging Angelenos to build "accessory dwelling units."
Aug. 14from Greater LA
LAUSD kids are back in their classrooms today. For parents, it means buying new school supplies, dropping off their kids at school or at a bus stop, and fighting traffic.
Aug. 20from Greater LA
Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. It was the first all women's national air race.
Aug. 22from Greater LA
The communities of Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton are recovering after attackers shot and killed at least 34 people and injured dozens more. Erroll Southers, Director of Homegrown…
Aug. 9from KCRW Features