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.
Contractors Accuse Councilmembers of Being Bought and Paid For
Contractors accuse councilmembers of being bought and paid for.
Governor's Reprieve Has Little Effect in Santa Barbara
Governor's reprieve has little effect in Santa Barbara, except in the Han case.
Planning Commission Votes Against Below-Market Rate Requirements
Planning Commission votes against below-market rate requirements.
Officials Say They Attract Homeless People and Nuisance Crime
Officials say they attract homeless people and nuisance crime.
Brenda Ross Was Originally Sentenced for Trying to Stab a Pregnant Woman In the Stomach
Brenda Ross was originally sentenced for trying to stab a pregnant woman in the stomach.
Tensions Between Wine and Weed Bubble Over in Santa Ynez Valley
Tensions between wine and weed bubble over in Santa Ynez Valley.
De la Guerra Plaza May Not Work As a New Home, Leaders Say
De la Guerra Plaza may not work as a new home, leaders say.
Special planning workshop this Saturday afternoon.
Mobility Experts Convene at Faulkner Gallery
Mobility experts convene at Faulkner Gallery.
Staffing Shortage Dooms Pilot Program that Found Weapons Cache
Staffing shortage dooms pilot program that found weapons cache.