Jerry Roberts

Host of “Newsmakers with Jerry Roberts”

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Host of “Newsmakers with Jerry Roberts." Former co-founder and Editor of the political website CalBuzz.com and student advisor of the University of California Santa Barbara's Storke Student Publications; former political editor, editorial page editor and managing editor of the San Francisco Chronicle; former editor of the Santa Barbara News Press

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Carpinteria residents are particularly interested in cannabis because they’re upset about the skunky smell wafting from the greenhouses and the industry’s financial contributions to…

Cannabis stench has Santa Barbara county candidates in a stink

Carpinteria residents are particularly interested in cannabis because they’re upset about the skunky smell wafting from the greenhouses and the industry’s financial contributions to…

from KCRW Features

Jerry Roberts    of   Newsmakers   and    Joshua Molina    of   Noozhawk   talk about some of the biggest local stories of the week, including: how Laura Capps will challenge Das…

This week in the 805: Capps challenges Williams for County Supervisor

Jerry Roberts of Newsmakers and Joshua Molina of Noozhawk talk about some of the biggest local stories of the week, including: how Laura Capps will challenge Das…

from The 805

Sixty-five percent of voters in Santa Barbara county approved the sale of cannabis, but the cities of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Goleta have all been slow to issues those permits.

Why Santa Barbara and Ventura are slow to issue pot dispensary licenses

Sixty-five percent of voters in Santa Barbara county approved the sale of cannabis, but the cities of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Goleta have all been slow to issues those permits.

from The 805

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Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis talks about what elective surgeries are, and what challenges health care providers face when deciding which surgeries to postpone.

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In some ways we have only ourselves to blames for our changing planet and its relationships with diseases.

from Second Opinion

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Doctors and nurses are on the frontlines of dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, and some have been raising concerns that they’re not adequately protected.

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Today’s entire show is about how Angelenos are helping their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic. One Huntington Park bakery is offering free bread to kids each day.

from Greater LA

“Wash your hands” is a universal mantra now more than ever. One man meditatively uses soap and water to create a little zen while completing the kitchen’s dirtiest task.

from Good Food

LAUSD is closing its schools starting March 16 for at least two weeks. Students are still expected to study and do homework. The district's meal program will continue.

from KCRW Features