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.
City Hires Private Firm to Craft Strategic Plan
City Hall hires a private firm to craft a strategic plan.
Coroner's report states three victims stabbed and beaten with a sledgehammer.
Development Catered to Upper Middle Class
First density development in Santa Barbara in decades catered to upper middle class.
'Very Nice People' Charged with Falsifying Cannabis Grow Dates
'Very nice people' falsified cannabis grow dates, prosecutor Lee Carter charges.
Of the two applicants, city selects Newport Beach restaurateur.
Is that $5.7 Billion in Your Pocket, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?
Donald Trump as our national emergency is costing a lot more than $5.7 billion.
New Pools, Waterslide, Skate Park, Artificial Turf, and Fence Envisioned
City envisions new pools, waterslide, skate park, artificial turf, and fence.
22 Million of Yemen’s Population of 28 Million are Experiencing Food Insecurity
22 million of Yemen’s population of 28 million are experiencing food insecurity.
Kevin Cooper Was Arrested in Santa Barbara in 1983
Kevin Cooper was arrested in Santa Barbara in 1983.
From A to Zinke: The Fall of Western Civilization
The Santa Barbara connection to Trumpville and the fall of Western Civilization