Articles From : Jerry Roberts

  • Who's Up, Down & Out in Pot Wars

    Journalist Jerry Roberts breaks down the local marijuana debate following the scathing Los Angeles Times article.

  • Victims Retain Top Sex Abuse Law Firm in MAD Academy Scandal

    A nationally prominent law firm that represents victims of sexual abuse confirmed they have been contracted in connection with allegations of improper conduct by leaders of Santa Barbara High School's MAD Academy.

  • 4 SBUSD Trustees Share Alleged Brown Act Breakfast

    Around 6:45 Tuesday morning, four of five members of Santa Barbara’s school board were photographed together at a cozy Cajun Kitchen breakfast, raising questions of whether they violated California’s iconic open meeting law on Election Day.

  • Harsh Online Ad Roils School Board Race

    A negative social media ad, produced and posted by a key group backing Ismael Ulloa and Rose Munoz, has introduced a sudden note of bitter acrimony into a school board race that has been singularly civil.

  • SBUSD Race: Sex, Bias, Prayer & Deals

    Santa Barbara school board candidates on Wednesday night uncorked simmering resentments among liberals over allegations of political machinations while displaying sharp ideological differences on volatile social and cultural issues.

  • School Board Race: Headed for Big Turnout

    More than 12,000 mail-in ballots cast in the race for Santa Barbara school board already have been returned to election officials – suggesting great interest in a wide-open campaign likely to produce a high voter turnout. 

  • Willams Won't Run for Senate if Limón Does

    Supervisor Das Williams says he hasn’t made a final decision on whether to seek Hannah Beth Jackson’s termed-out state Senate seat in 2020 – but will stay put if Assemblymember Monique Limon decides to run.