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.
Coastal Zone Boundary Mix-Up Renders Permits Null and Void
The Coastal Zone Boundary mix-up renders permits null and void.
City, County Water Agencies Spar Over Cachuma Contract
City and county water agencies are sparring over their Lake Cachuma contracts.
How Santa Barbara Propelled Sean Hannity to Fame and Fortune in Just 28 Short Years
How Santa Barbara propelled Sean Hannity to fame and fortune in just 28 short years.
State Takes Over Lease, Begins Process of Decommissioning Oil Rig
The state takes over the lease and begins the process of decommission the oil rig.
How Blind Cabinetmaker Bruce Munson Fought the Army Corps of Engineers and Won—Almost
How the blind cabinetmaker Bruce Munson fought the Army Corps of Engineers and won—almost.
Downtown Vacancies Mean It’s Time to Round Up the Usual Suspects
Downtown vacancies mean it’s time to round up the usual suspects.
The Pilot Program is Only Four Months Old
The pilot program is only four months old.
Political Rifts Underlined During Budget Discussion
Political rifts underlined during budget discussion.
Four Years In, All Parties Mum
Four years in, all involved parties are still mum.
Jackson Unsure if She Supports
Jackson is unsure if she supports the proposed legislation.