Kelsey Brugger

Reporter at Santa Barbara Independent

Reporter at Santa Barbara Independent

Kelsey Brugger on KCRW

The Central Coast is becoming California’s new marijuana hotspot.

Is the Central Coast the new Emerald Triangle?

The Central Coast is becoming California’s new marijuana hotspot.

from The 805

In a surprising and unexplained move, political candidate Susan Epstein dropped out of the race for the Second District seat on the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.

Susan Epstein drops out, Gregg Hart becomes sole candidate for Santa Barbara Supervisor

In a surprising and unexplained move, political candidate Susan Epstein dropped out of the race for the Second District seat on the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.

from The 805

The Thomas Fire and resulting mudslides have consumed our minds and conversations the past couple months. It was all anyone was talking about.

What happened besides natural disasters this month?

The Thomas Fire and resulting mudslides have consumed our minds and conversations the past couple months. It was all anyone was talking about.

from The 805

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A new government effort aims to bolster what’s sometimes called the “missing middle” in California’s most expensive housing markets.

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Santa Barbara is the latest city in California to consider phasing out fossil fuels by requiring new construction to be all-electric.

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At a greenhouse in La Jolla, California, scientists are trying to harness the carbon-sucking power of plants to clean up the atmosphere.

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