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 Number Has Tripled Since May
The number has tripled since May.
He Faces a Maximum of 47 Years in Prison
He faces a maximum of 47 years in prison.
Groups Demanding More Environmental Review
The groups are demanding more environmental review before permits are issued.
Governor Gets Landmark Emissions Bill Passed
Governor Jerry Brown gets his landmark emissions bill passed.
Female Body Parts, Health Repeal, and Republican Death Wish
Female body parts, health repeal, and the Republican death wish.
Sundowner Winds a Nonevent
Dry high heat forecast for Sunday.
1,900 on Hand for Fire Fight; Bump of 300 from Earlier in Day
Fire-fight personnel number 1,900; bump of 300 from earlier in the day.
Whittier Fire Stranded 82 at Children's Away Camp
Whittier Fire stranded 82 at children's away campsite.
Containment Drops from 52 to 38 Percent
Containment drops from 52 to 38 percent.
Sundowners Winds, 30 mph, Predicted
Will try to hold Whittier at bay despite 30mph Sundowners winds predicted.