Nick Welsh is executive editor of the Santa Barbara Independent and the author of its "Angry Poodle" column.
Santa Barbara city attorney, Ariel Calonne, talked of issuing new injunctions aimed to curb disruptive and aggressive behaviors in Santa Barbara city parks.
May. 10from The 805
Executive editor Nick Welsh at the Santa Barbara Independent talks through some of the biggest local stories of the week, including Santa Barbara City Council’s decision to back…
Mar. 22from The 805
Next week marks 50 years since an oil rig off the coast of Santa Barbara spilled 3 million gallons of crude oil into the Pacific Ocean and brought the environmental movement to the…
Jan. 25from The 805
A proposal to build tiny homes for the homeless in downtown Santa Barbara comes to a bitter end.
Dec. 21from The 805
Debris nets go up in the slide zones of Carpinteria and Montecito in an effort to save money and reduce mudslide risks.
Apr. 19from The 805
One year ago, torrential rain pelted the hillside community of Montecito, which was scorched a month earlier by the Thomas Fire.
Jan. 11from The 805
Monique Quigley’s Christmas this year won’t be like any she’s ever had.
Dec. 14from KCRW Features
Santa Barbara pastry chef Sandra Adu Zelli will debut her new bakery business, Gipsy Hill Bakery at the Santa Barbara Night Market, a holiday pop-up inside the old Macy's building in…
Nov. 21from KCRW Features
A new documentary at the Santa Barbara Film Festival tells the story of local resident and beloved ocean filmmaker Mike DeGruy, a man who explored our world’s oceans and brought the…
Jan. 30from KCRW Features
“Perfection would be finding that mythical bread that’s in my mind,” said Michellene Parker of her quest to replicate an ideal loaf of French sourdough pain au levain or …
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
The president of Santa Barbara City College announces his retirement as students fume about how he handled disputes over race and gender.
Feb. 15from The 805
A new Crisis Intervention Team in Santa Barbara County pairs a sheriff’s deputy with a mental health specialist.
Mar. 1from The 805