Nick Welsh

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.

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Repeal and Replace Vote Put on Ice

Carbajal Celebrates Republican Retreat on Health-Care Bill

Carbajal celebrates Republican retreat on health-care bill.

Rickie Lee Jones, Madeleine Peyroux Prove Small Is Beautiful

Singing Duo Commands Arlington Theatre by Way of New Orleans on March 17

The singing duo commanded the Arlington Theatre by way of New Orleans on March 17.

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ACLU Mounts a Comeback

Santa Barbara Is Resurrecting its Chapter

Santa Barbara is resurrecting its chapter.

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Trump Making Social Darwinism Sexy Again

Republican’s Repeal-and-Replace Health-Care Bill Benefits Young, Healthy, and Rich

Republican’s repeal-and-replace health-care bill benefits the young, healthy, and rich.

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Meet the New Crop of Santa Barbara Resisters

Tough and Energized, They're Swinging High and Hitting Hard

Tough and energized, they're swinging high and hitting hard.

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Lawn Watering Ban Lifted

But Officials Caution Drought Is Far from Over

But officials caution the drought is far from over.

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Orcutt Rapper Not Guilty of Making Threats

Case Pits First Amendment Against Rights of Sexual Assault Victims

Case pits First Amendment against rights of sexual assault victims.

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Carbajal Votes 'No'

Republican Repeal Bill Passes Budget Committee

Republican bill to repeal Affordable Care Act passes House Budget Committee.

County Homeless Count Tallies 1,489 People

City of Santa Barbara has most with 790 individuals.

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S.B. Health-Care Experts Deliver Grim Trumpcare News

And Carbajal Drops Mic on Republican Repeal Bill

And Carbajal drops the mic on the Republican repeal bill.

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