Assistant CEO at the Santa Barbara County Executive Office
Santa Barbara County officials say they have spent about $46 million in emergency response, repairs and recovery work for the Thomas Fire and mudslides in Montecito.
Mar. 2, 2018from The 805
Tensions flare in the town of Carpinteria over the smell of pot.
Feb. 8from The 805
When it comes to the world of professional golf, caddies don’t typically get much attention.
Feb. 1from KCRW Features
“Perfection would be finding that mythical bread that’s in my mind,” said Michellene Parker of her quest to replicate an ideal loaf of French sourdough pain au levain or …
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
The city of Santa Barbara gets a state grant to try and help the roughly 900 people who are homeless in the city. Old Town Goleta has a reputation for being pretty sleepy.
Mar. 29from The 805
A new Crisis Intervention Team in Santa Barbara County pairs a sheriff’s deputy with a mental health specialist.
Mar. 1from The 805
Debris nets go up in the slide zones of Carpinteria and Montecito in an effort to save money and reduce mudslide risks.
Apr. 19from The 805
The city of Santa Barbara says it needs a new police station, but building one means displacing either farmers or lawn bowlers.
Nov. 16from The 805
An investigation by the Ventura County Fire Department says power lines owned by Southern California Edison started the Thomas Fire.
Mar. 22from The 805
As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the one that killed 23…
Mar. 11from KCRW Features