DONATE!

close

Rob Fredericks

Executive director at the Santa Barbara Housing Authority

Rob Fredericks on KCRW

In the City of Santa Barbara, housing leaders came up with a bold plan: build 40 tiny homes on the corner of Carrillo and Castillo Street for the city’s poorest and most vulnerable…

A multi-million dollar plan to help Santa Barbara’s homeless

In the City of Santa Barbara, housing leaders came up with a bold plan: build 40 tiny homes on the corner of Carrillo and Castillo Street for the city’s poorest and most vulnerable…

from The 805

Prop 10 would allow cities to implement rent control. The debate is an emotional and complicated one.

How would Prop 10 affect Santa Barbara?

Prop 10 would allow cities to implement rent control. The debate is an emotional and complicated one.

from The 805

There’s a nine year waitlist for public housing in Santa Barbara, and many private landlords don’t take housing vouchers, meant to subsidize housing costs for low-income residents.

Why don’t more landlords take housing vouchers?

There’s a nine year waitlist for public housing in Santa Barbara, and many private landlords don’t take housing vouchers, meant to subsidize housing costs for low-income residents.

from The 805

More from KCRW

Santa Barbara pastry chef Sandra Adu Zelli will debut her new bakery business, Gipsy Hill Bakery at the Santa Barbara Night Market, a holiday pop-up inside the old Macy's building in…

from KCRW Features

Santa Barbara pastry chef Sandra Adu Zelli will debut her new bakery business, Gipsy Hill Bakery at the Santa Barbara Night Market, a holiday pop-up inside the old Macy’s building…

Tensions flare in the town of Carpinteria over the smell of pot.

from The 805

When residents of Santa Barbara and Ventura went to bed on December 4th, 2017, they didn’t know that a flame breaking out in Santa Paula would become the state’s largest…

from News Stories

Shopping the Santa Barbara Farmers Market isn’t just for vegetarians.

from KCRW Features

Author Pico Iyer returns to Santa Barbara to preview his upcoming speaker series. Columnist Starshine Roshell brings us inside the surprisingly large world of local trivia nights.

from The 805

A new documentary at the Santa Barbara Film Festival tells the story of local resident and beloved ocean filmmaker Mike DeGruy, a man who explored our world’s oceans and brought the…

from KCRW Features

The commute from Ventura to Santa Barbara can be a miserable drive. Roberto Martinez knows it well. In order to get from his home in Ventura to his job in…

from News Stories

On the heels of a deadly mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, two blazes in the area are forcing more than 100,000 residents in Ventura and L.A.

from The 805