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.
Santa Barbara County Releases First Quarterly Report
Santa Barbara County releases first quarterly report.
Saturday Farmers Market May Lose Its Longtime Site
Santa Barbara's Saturday Farmers Market may lose its 35-year site.
Neighbors Complain as City Hall Fast-Tracks Grant Application
Neighbors complain as City Hall fast-tracks grant application.
Planning Commission Finds Cota Street Lot Best Location for New Police Station
Planning Commission finds Cota Street Lot best location for new police station.
Democrats Celebrate a Very Blue Tuesday
Democrats sweep countywide races and secure House of Representatives.
It was possibly the largest bust in state history.
Jane Sherron De Hart Demystifies the Notorious RBG
Jane Sherron De Hart demystifies the Notorious RBG.
Commerce Secretary Sets Out to Screw Santa Barbara by Undercounting Residents
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross sets out to screw Santa Barbara by undercounting residents.
Santa Barbara City Parks Subject of Ongoing Debate
Santa Barbara city parks subject of ongoing debate.
Victim’s Uncle Lived Here
Jamal Khashoggi’s Uncle lived in Santa Barbara.