Articles From : Jerry Roberts
Three months before Election Day, challengers Randy Rowse and Deborah Schwartz both are outpacing Santa Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo in 2021 campaign fundraising, documents show.
For the first time in the race, the three leading challengers to Mayor Cathy Murillo met face-to-face (virtually) on Wednesday.
Jerry Roberts breaks down the latest in local politics including Mayor Cathy Murillo skipping Hal Conklin's memorial and the rankings of her challengers.
Jerry Roberts shares the eulogy written by Laura Capps for Hal Conklin's memorial service.
Jerry Roberts interviews Santa Barbara City Council District 4 challenger Barrett Reed on incumbent Kristen Sneddon and him not voting in local elections.
Jerry Roberts sat down with Dr. Jean Beaman, a professor of Sociology at UCSB, to discuss the growing politicization of Critical Race Theory.
Jerry Roberts dives into this year's election and chats with Santa Barbara's Clerk-Recorder, Joe Holland.
Jerry Roberts of Newsmakers discusses the upcoming Santa Barbara city election for mayor and three council seats.
Jerry interviews the California correspondent for Politico on the Republican-backed effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom.
Jerry interviews investigative reporter Tyler Hayden on his recent stories regarding excessive force by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.
After a year of conflict and debate over "reimagining" law enforcement policies and practices, Santa Barbara interim Police Chief Barney Melekian is setting forth a framework to begin doing just that.
Jerry Roberts interviews Santa Barbara Unified School District Superintendent Hilda Maldonado on the pandemic, distancing learning, and more.
Six-story buildings inevitably will come to dominate Santa Barbara's iconic skyline, according to City Council member Oscar Gutierrez.
Jerry Roberts interviews Rob Dayton, the City of Santa Barbara's Transportation Planning and Parking Manager, on bicycles, State Street, and neon green paint.
Sheila Lodge wrote the book, literally, about the history of planning policy in Santa Barbara, and she doesn't mince words about the latest bright idea before City Council to address our alleged "housing crisis."
When Randy Rowse first joined the Santa Barbara City Council a decade ago, conservative Republicans were on the rise -- in sharp contrast to the all-Democrat membership of the council today.
Santa Barbara City Council member Mike Jordan disclosed on Wednesday that he is supporting commercial developer Barrett Reed's challenge to colleague and District 4 incumbent Kristen Sneddon in her bid for re-election.
Ed St. George, Santa Barbara's most outspoken and high-profile developer, believes that City Council members should serve full-time with higher salaries, while claiming some of the power now held by the City Administrator.