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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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.

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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…

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