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.
The Body Slam Heard Round the World
The body slam heard round the world.
Future Water Recycle Property Considered
Property near waste-water plant eyed for future water recycling.
All Dressed Up with No Place to Shop in Santa Barbara
All dressed up with no place to shop in Santa Barbara.
Governor Brown Praises Developer-Banker-Philanthropist
Governor Brown praises developer-banker-philanthropist.
City Alleges Violations Constitute 'Unfair Competition'
The city of Santa Barbara alleges a quantity of violations constitute 'unfair competition.'
Looking for Mental-Health Help in All the Wrong Places
The Hickey family looks for mental-health help in all the wrong places.
Supes Back Mental Health Program Despite Budget Woes
Supervisors backed the mental health program despite budget woes.
Health Care Organizations Waited Four Years for FTC Decision
The health care organizations waited for years for an FTC decision.
Profiles of Cool Careers, and the Latest Employment Trends in Santa Barbara County
Profiles of cool careers and the latest employment trends in Santa Barbara County.
Dr. Kass Reflects: “It Was Extraordinarily Difficult”
Prominent Santa Barbara doctor reflects; “It was extraordinarily difficult.”