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Jerry Roberts

Paul Wellman

Jerry Roberts


Jerry Roberts


Jerry Roberts and his Capitol Letters column are back, and here at The Santa Barbara Independent, we’re very glad to have this time-honored Sage of Sacramento on board again. A former political writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, then managing editor, Jerry taps into his sources from the first Jerry Brown regime (to say nothing of Willie Brown’s era as assembly speaker) and the 2014 Jerry Brown incarnation. With Brown seeking reelection, this should be a fun year. As Roberts points out, if Brown wins, he’ll be the first person elected governor four times, and the oldest in California history. (But still making news.)

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