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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Families of I.V. Shooting Victims Reportedly Receive $20 Million Settlement

They Alleged Capri Apartments Management Ignored Warnings About Elliot Rodger

They alleged Capri Apartments management ignored warnings about Elliot Rodger.

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Carrizo Plain Safe from Interior Secretary Zinke?

Leaked Memo Suggests National Monument Off List of Targets

A leaked memo suggests the national monument is off his list of targets.

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Judge's Ruling a Major Setback for Pini

City Lawsuit Against Notorious Landlord Continues

The city's lawsuit against the notorious landlord continues.

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There Will Be Bud: Santa Barbara Edition

County Supervisors Grapple with Pot Ordinance

The county supervisors grapple with a new pot ordinance.

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Mental Health Care Tops the List

Cottage, Neighborhood Clinics, Sanctuary Centers Focus on Filling Service Gaps

Cottage, Neighborhood Clinics, and Sanctuary Centers focus on filling service gaps.

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Santa Barbara Opens First Street Clinic

Integrated Care Clinic Serves Those With Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Issues

The Integrated Care Clinic serves those with mental illness and substance abuse issues.

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A Bigger, Better Cancer Center

Doors Open Next Week on New State-of-the-Art Facility

Doors open next week on the new state-of-the-art facility.

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Santa Barbara’s Open Season on Panhandlers

Candidates Attack Aggressive Homeless as Ending State Street Woes

Santa Barbara candidates attack the aggressive homeless as a way of ending State Street woes.

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DA Seeks Death Penalty in Triple Han Homicide

Accused Killer Wants to Represent Himself

Accused killer Pierre Haobsh wants to represent himself.

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Jail Health-Care Manager Has Shady Past

His Nursing License Was Revoked in Nebraska and Kansas

His nursing license was revoked in Nebraska and Kansas.

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