Angry Poodle

Santa Barbara Is Ready for Its Close-Up, Mr. DeMille

Plastic straw bans, fake news, and Me-Too journalism collide. Read story.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

You Can’t Get There from Here, and It’s Not an Accident

Pop-up road construction and cellular projects plague Santa Barbara’s downtown streets. Read story.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

County Supes Don’t Just Talk About the Weather; They Actually Do Something!

County supes consider buying green energy, and a UCSB prof wants more reporting on climate change. Read story.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Last One Standing: Melinda Burns or Wendy McCaw?

After 12 years, Melinda Burns and Wendy McCaw are both still standing. Read story.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

EPA Czar Scott Pruitt Announces Resignation After Partying at Casmalia Toxic Dump

Weight of 13 investigations becomes too much for Pruitt. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., July 5, 2018
Updated 1:10 p.m., July 5, 2018

Reason in Government Will Not Un-Rig Santa Barbara County Elections

A new group wants to change Santa Barbara County district lines that will control who is elected. Read story.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Locking Up Babies and Other Immigration Nightmares

Trump, Sessions, and Miller advance their policy of hate on the United States border. Read story.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Invasion of Electric Scooters Hits Santa Barbara's State Street

Lime-green electric scooters hit State Street. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Santa Barbara Pot Shops Circling State Street

Santa Barbara pot shops are vying to win State Street locations. Read story.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Blame Abel Maldonado If Republicans Hold the House

Can Democrats blame Abel Maldonado or Salud Carbajal if Republicans win the House in November? Read story.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Cannabis Grower Appointed to County Ag Board

Cannabis grower John Sherman De Friel has been appointed to the county’s Agricultural Advisory Commission. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

John Perlin Rediscovers Feminist Crusader Who Discovered Climate Change

John Perlin reveals how scientist and feminist crusader Eunice Foote first discovered the causes of climate change and how another scientist, John Tyndall, stole her work. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Mike Stoker About to Be Appointed West Coast Czar of EPA

The anti-environmental crusader is slated to get the high-ranking federal post. Read story.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Searching for Ryan Zinke and the Giant Kangaroo Rat on the Carrizo Plain

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke approves the first new oil well ever allowed at any national monument on the Carrizo Plain. Read story.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Ambassador Joe Wilson on Trump’s Pardoning of Scooter Libby

Ambassador Joe Wilson talks about Trump’s pardoning of Scooter Libby and the lies Read story.

Thursday, April 19, 2018
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