Journalist Josh Molina explores the future of our rapidly changing community with the people driving the conversation.
Kristen Hughes, psychiatrist and Melissa Quigley, psychologist talk iPad use in schools among K-3 students
Geordie Armstrong & Josh Molina Launch "Let's Talk About" Podcast . . . with Alanis Morissette
GOP's Dale Francisco talks conservative politics, his unlikely political career
Caroline Hannah from SB Plan Talks Problems With Santa Barbara Schools
Gabe Escobedo talks police oversight, educational systemic barriers, race and culture
Santa Barbara City College's Geordie Armstrong
Public relations strategist John Davies talks the Republican Party, politics and his personal story
Peter Lewis talks downtown housing and development and his big apartment project on State Street
Former colleagues Josh Molina and Scott Hadly talk covering the David Attias tragedy the night it happened
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Santa Barbara Mayors Randy Rowse and Cathy Murillo after Rowse gave Murillo flowers on Tuesday. Joshua Molina photo
Santa Barbara Talks with Josh Molina provides a unique platform for people in the world of business, housing and education to talk candidly about the community's challenges and the solutions. Journalist Josh Molina creates dynamic conversations with the influential people who help make the community special. Your support helps Josh expand and grow his podcasts to a larger audience and create an audio history of this incredible community.
She's one of Santa Barbara's original television stars. Paula Lopez, former anchor with KEYT and KCAL 9 talks about her career in broadcast journalism, including her very public exit, and her road to recovery from alcohol addiction. Lopez opens up about her recovery to help and inspire others.
In this exclusive podcast with Josh Molina. Dr. Daraka Larimore-Hall talks about what happens when candidates of color are played against each other in politics and how that drags down the progressive agenda. Larimore-Hall discusses the strands of white privilege and systemic racism, and the many subtle ways it manifests itself in politics and the media.
James Joyce III nearly shocked the world on Election Night in Santa Barbara when he placed second, winning 7,125 votes in his bid for mayor. He finished in second, far ahead of incumbent mayor Cathy Murillo. While Joyce did not win the top spot, he showed that there was a lot of buzz and excitement around his campaign. Joyce was outspent heavily by his opponent, yet only finished 3,000 votes behind the top vote-getter Randy Rowse.
Journalist Josh Molina explains the story behind the story after covering the Riven Rock parking/hiking drama in Montecito. Molina spent a Saturday talking to homeowners, hikers and law enforcement to tell the story of how parking along the street has sparked a controversy in Montecito. In this podcast, Molina talks about the journalism, including the reporting and photography, and pulls back the curtain on the process and experience of creating a story.
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