Division chief, Montecito Fire Protection District
Since debris tore down the mountains of Montecito last January, evacuation maps, risk levels, vocabulary and messaging have all changed.
Dec. 14, 2018from The 805
Santa Barbara County uses a state grant to boost programs aimed to keep minors out of prison.
Jun. 28from The 805
The Santa Barbara City Council voted to require landlords to provide one-year leases to tenants. It also took a big step toward approving a "just cause" eviction ordinance.
Apr. 26from The 805
Birds are chirping, creeks are flowing and wildflower buds are beginning to pop up and down the Central Coast.
Mar. 15, 2019from The 805
Plains All American and DCOR face court decisions for business in the Santa Barbara Channel. A new program at UCSB hopes to encourage more students to study the humanities.
May. 3from The 805
A memorial helps mark this week’s five year anniversary of the deadly Isla Vista shootings.
May. 24from The 805
The last standing nuclear power plant in California may face safety issues if there's an electrical power outage during wildfire season.
Aug. 2from The 805
William Finnegan talks surfing, writing, and growing up.
Jun. 14from The 805
As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the one that killed 23…
Mar. 11, 2019from KCRW Features
Summer is here, t he days are long, the sun is starting to peek out after months of grey skies, and you might be starting to think about dining al fresco.
Jun. 21from KCRW Features