Articles From : Jerry Roberts
The three contenders for the District 1 seat on Santa Barbara Unified's school board on Monday night sparred over whose life experience best qualifies them to help address the seemingly intractable disparity in education achievement between Latino and white students.
Jerry Roberts interviews Rep. Salud Carbajal on his recent "Central Coast Community Project Victory Tour" and accomplishments in Congress.
The Cold Spring School District, a basic aid, single elementary school district located on Sycamore Canyon Road, may be small in size, but in recent years has encountered a large amount of controversy.
Jerry Roberts details Monday night's forum with ten candidates vying for five seats in two local school districts.
Jerry Roberts of Newsmakers writes that seven weeks before the Nov. 8 election, the most consequential and competitive campaign contests in Santa Barbara center on public education.
Jerry Roberts reports career educator Kate Ford has decided not to run for re-election to the Santa Barbara Unified School District board of education.
Jerry Roberts interviews Santa Barbara Police Chief Barney Melekian on the recent police oversight commission and much more.
Santa Barbara Unified Superintendent Hilda Maldonado says the biggest mistake she made during the just-completed school year was expecting that, after a year of pandemic shutdown, things would return to "normal."
Nearly 300 people watched the first and only campaign forum in the race for County Superintendent of Schools live online Tuesday night, as incumbent Susan Salcido and challenger Christy Lozano differed sharply on the direction of public education in local districts.
Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Susan Salcido and PE teacher Christy Lozano will jointly appear to answer questions at an online election forum on Tuesday.
Jerry Roberts interviews Scott Wilson, a Santa Barbara native who works for the Washington Post covering foreign affairs, the White House, and now the West Coast.
Newsmakers with Jerry Roberts’ Mayoral Debate program has won first place recognition for best Virtual Event video in the Hometown Media national contest.
Why County Schools Supe Challenger Lozano Wants Race, LGBTQ and Transgender Issues Out of Classrooms
PE teacher Christy Lozano has mounted a conservative electoral challenge against Santa Barbara County's incumbent Superintendent of Schools, a local microcosm of national battles over racial, LGBTQ and pandemic policies and programs in public education.
Seeking New Term, County Schools Supe Decries "National Playbook" Fueling "Educational Divisiveness"
Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Susan Salcido frames her campaign for re-election as a choice between “bringing folks together” on local education concerns and a “national playbook” wielded by conservatives in the politically polarized culture wars.
Journalist and local political commentator Jerry Roberts is back to size up the latest County Superintendent race and more.
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced Thursday she will not seek re-election and Jerry Roberts has her first interview on the topic.
Santa Barbara's most storied photojournalists Mike Eliason dropped by "Newsmakers TV" to preview his just-published new book of engaging, remarkable, and spectacular images.
Jerry Roberts breaks down the winners and losers from Santa Barbara's recent elections.
Randy Rowse says his "message rang true" in the Santa Barbara mayor's race, crediting his apparent victory in the contest to his call to replace partisan ideology at City Hall with non-partisan pragmatism.
Voters are staying away in droves from Santa Barbara's historic city election, with a mere one-fourth of those registered having returned ballots 36 hours before polling ends at 8 p.m. Tuesday.