Nick Welsh is a cartoonist trapped in a writer's body. During his long career at The Santa Barbara Independent, he has yet to learn how to draw. Nor, in fact, has he ever learned to type. Even so, he manages to pound out a relentless stream of news articles every week on a wide range of subjects. In addition, he writes the Angry Poodle column.
Lower State Street's Art Ambitions, and Others Surrounding the Empty 2nd District Seat
Lower State Street's art ambitions, and others surrounding the empty 2nd District seat.
He's accused of trying to shoot his ex-wife and setting relatives' homes on fire.
New State Law Requires Cities to Make Switch if Turnout Would Increase
New state law requires cities to make the switch if turnout would increase.
Upset by Surprise Announcement, County Reducing PATH's Reimbursement
Upset by a surprise announcement, the county is reducing PATH's reimbursement for services.
Digging into Cathy Murillo’s Victory, Red Hats, Edmund O. Hanson, and the Jerry Roberts Poll
Digging into Cathy Murillo’s victory, red hats, Edmund O. Hanson, and the Jerry Roberts poll
Comedian More Subdued Than Expected
Comedian was more subdued than the four-alarm WTF fire drills we’ve come to expect.
Vets Receiving Disability Benefits Often Don’t Qualify for Federal Housing Assistance
Vets receiving disability benefits often don’t qualify for federal housing assistance.
Steven Hoyt Accused of Negligently Filling Fatal Candyman Prescriptions
Steven Hoyt is accused of negligently filling fatal prescriptions ordered by Dr. Julio "Candyman" Diaz.
In a Progressive Sweep, Kristen Sneddon, Eric Friedman, Gregg Hart, and 'Yes' on Measure C All Claim Victory
In a progressive sweep, Kristen Sneddon, Eric Friedman, Gregg Hart, and 'Yes' on Measure C all claim victory.
Enrollment Period Began November 1
The enrollment period began November 1.