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

Jerry Roberts on KCRW

The meteoric rise of cannabis is thanks to a close relationship between the industry, its lobbyists, and local political leaders.

Santa Barbara grows a third of California’s pot, thanks to political loopholes

The meteoric rise of cannabis is thanks to a close relationship between the industry, its lobbyists, and local political leaders.

from Greater LA

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

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Panelists discuss what to expect during the lame duck session, the future direction of both parties amid a split Congress, and what polls got wrong and right during the midterm…

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Members of Congress are demanding answers after a recent CapRadio/California Newsroom investigation revealed how the U.S.

from News Stories

A Los Angeles journalist with brain trauma turned to specialists who recommended ketamine treatment. It’s known as the party drug “special K,” but it gives her relief.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews recently tried to catch the Expo Line train. But he still missed it in what he calls a maddening consequence of poor transportation planning.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

For over 100 years we’ve had a similar approach to understanding Alzheimer’s disease which hasn’t produced many benefits. Perhaps it’s time to cast the net more broadly?

from Second Opinion

Author and former professional poker player Annie Duke explores why quitting should be viewed more favorably and shares some strategies on knowing when to walk away.

from Life Examined