executive editor, Santa Barbara Independent
Nick Welsh is executive editor of the Santa Barbara Independent and the author of its "Angry Poodle" column.
Santa Barbara County leads the state in marijuana growing, and the smell of skunk from all those greenhouses is overwhelming.
Jun. 13, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Santa Barbara city attorney, Ariel Calonne, talked of issuing new injunctions aimed to curb disruptive and aggressive behaviors in Santa Barbara city parks.
May. 10, 2019from 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. 22, 2019from The 805
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 25, 2020.
Jun. 25from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
In the final episode of Samaritans, Christine moves into a new women’s shelter. But her future is still uncertain.
Jun. 8from Samaritans
A Netflix melodrama appears to understand what many of us don’t about California’s ‘urban-rural divide.’
Jun. 11from Zócalo's Connecting California
There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.
Jun. 22from Greater LA
“What’s going to happen is in our control.…The Fourth of July is associated with lots of partying and drinking, and that sort of leads to some opportunities for poor judgment,” says…
Jul. 2from KCRW Features
The police killing of George Floyd has protesters focusing on another key issue — environmental injustice.
Jun. 11from To the Point
In the third episode of Samaritans: For the first time in more than seven years, Christine sleeps indoors, in a bed with a roof over her head. But her new situation doesn’t last long.
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 30, 2020.
Jun. 30from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…
Jun. 15from News Stories