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

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

While some precincts around the country continue to count ballots in neck and neck races, the midterm election results Santa Barbara and Ventura are clear.

The 805’s biggest winners and losers in the midterms

While some precincts around the country continue to count ballots in neck and neck races, the midterm election results Santa Barbara and Ventura are clear.

from The 805

More from KCRW

Nestled between two Bay Area highways is a capital of hip-hop.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.

from KCRW Features

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

from Greater LA

Buckle up.

from Left, Right & Center

A cartoon on the cover of the Economist says it all: leaders of the world’s two foremost democracies are scrambling to hold on. President Trump is faced with the possibility of impeachment. In the interests of Brexit, Boris Johnson is accused of lying to the Queen and defying Parliament. In both countries, voters are losing trust not just in their elected leaders but in their governments. The UK and the US aren’t alone, as the ideals of western democracy are being challenged by demagogues in other parts of the world.

from To the Point

Let’s talk about this letter from the White House, calling the “impeachment inquiry” illegitimate.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book, “Talking to Strangers,” is out, while he’s hosting the podcast, “Revisionist History.”

from To the Point

When it comes to California’s housing problems, the answer may be right below the surface

from Zócalo's Connecting California