Angry Poodle

Trump, Zinke Seek to Foul Santa Barbara’s Nest

The president, Secretary of the Interior, and Santa Barbara’s late, great oil spill of 1969. Read story.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A Professor Explains the Geology Behind the Montecito Disaster

Ed Keller walks us through what caused the violent mudslides in Santa Barbara County. Read story.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Cooked, Steamed, and Half-Baked: Trump’s Speech Regurgitated

The president’s one-handed salute and other adventures in onanism. Read story.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Dog Bites Council; Council Bites Self

With Tuesday’s decision to fill the 3rd District seat by district election, expect a whole lot of nothing getting done until June. Read story.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Climate Change According to Al Gore

Al Gore talks climate change in Santa Barbara Read story.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

A Squandered Opportunity with Ryan Zinke

Poodle has a chance to confront Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and blows it. Read story.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Yule Dogs Roasting on the Thomas Fire

The Poodle thanks all the firefighters who worked to contain the Thomas Fire. Read story.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Tax Cuts for Christmas: Who Needs the Grinch?

The strange, shocking silence of Justin Fareed on the Republican Congress’s feed-the-rich tax bill. Read story.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Hotel Californian Buffalos Santa Barbara’s Council

Will Hotel Californian’s Astroturf save brides in high heels or just poison the ocean? Read story.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Mystery and History Behind Mayoral Race

Digging into Cathy Murillo’s victory, red hats, Edmund O. Hanson, and the Jerry Roberts poll Read story.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Santa Barbara Mayoral Watch: The Russian Connection

The Russians are coming to the Santa Barbara mayoral race. Read story.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Saving Santa Barbara from Its Saviors Yet Again

Is Angel Martinez the right straitjacket for Santa Barbara retail madness? Read story.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sexual Predator Weinstein Faces No Charges in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara winery owner Thomas J. Barrack Jr. is in negotiations to buy sexual predator Harvey Weinstein’s business empire. Read story.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Do You Wanna Arm Wrestle?

A slew of overqualified municipal candidates overwhelms this old dog. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Guns and Money in Mandalay

The question isn’t why Stephen Paddock did what he did; it is how. Read story.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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