Wildlife ecologist with the National Park Service in the Santa Monica Mountains
The Woolsey has destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate, but it’s also displaced a diverse mix of wildlife that calls the Santa Monica Mountains home.
Nov. 16, 2018from The 805
The National Park Service says they recently found four Mountain Lion kittens in a remote stretch of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Sep. 7, 2018from The 805
Wild animals need to roam, but our freeways are in the way.
Feb. 20, 2018from Design and Architecture
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
The band Spencer the Gardener has been playing at bars and music venues in Santa Barbara for decades.
Dec. 13from KCRW Features
A new restaurant in Montecito takes the concept of fine dining along the Central Coast to a whole new level.
Apr. 3from KCRW Features
The city of Santa Barbara says it needs a new police station, but building one means displacing either farmers or lawn bowlers.
Local federal workers are picking up free food as the government shutdown continues.
Jan. 18from The 805
A big, white statue of a cow sits on top of a building along Milpas Street on Santa Barbara’s Eastside, where the local ice cream business McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams started.
Mar. 27from KCRW Features
Susan Fort and Natalie Carmichael live in Paradise, California. Both were able escape to the Camp Fire. Susan’s home survived. Natalie’s did not. In their own words, they talk about…
Nov. 21, 2018from News Stories
The city of Santa Barbara gets a state grant to try and help the roughly 900 people who are homeless in the city. Old Town Goleta has a reputation for being pretty sleepy.
Mar. 29from The 805
A new Crisis Intervention Team in Santa Barbara County pairs a sheriff’s deputy with a mental health specialist.
Mar. 1from The 805