News-Press Mess: from 2006 to 2010
Anderson orders that illegally fired workers get rehired with back pay. Read story.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
News-Press owner will appeal arbitrator’s ruling in dispute with former editor. Read story.
Sunday, February 7, 2010
After three-and-a-half years of hell, a $900,000 victory over Wendy McCaw. Cappello comments added. Read story.
Friday, February 5, 2010
Court rules workers’ journalistic integrity threatens McCaw’s free speech. Read story.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
The arbitrator has spoken, and Wendy McCaw doesn't like it. Read story.
Thursday, January 8, 2009
News-Press owner's attorneys seek new arbitrator after first one rules in former editor's favor. Read story.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Daily paper's director of news operations discusses December 3 cuts, closure of Goleta Valley Voice. Read story.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
News-Press owner kills weekly Goleta paper in latest round of cutbacks. Read story.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Film about Santa Barbara daily newspaper's meltdown will show despite threats from Wendy McCaw's lawyers; plus, how's the Smart Car? Read story.
Monday, June 16, 2008
Appeals court dismisses News-Press suit as an attempt to silence journalist. Read story.
Friday, June 13, 2008
This week's decision by a judge who refused to immediately order fired Santa Barbara News-Press reporters back to work was "just a speed bump" in the union battle, according to one journalist. Read story.
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Is Citizen McCaw headed to court? Insiders say that Wendy McCaw wants to take the filmmakers down, and is looking for any attorney willing to take the case. Read story.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Patrick Windmiller is the 11th employee to hit the bricks in the past two weeks. Barney has the story in this extra edition of his column. Read story.
Thursday, May 15, 2008
The Angry Poodle grills up the lawsuit that the Santa Barbara News-Press filed against The Indy, which was settled this week. Read story.
Thursday, May 8, 2008
An end to dispute over alleged copyright infringements. Read story.
Tuesday, May 6, 2008
Heads rolling again at the News-Press. Read story.
Friday, May 2, 2008
Demonstrations in defense of Carpinteria High's Indian mascot provoke fond memories of Chief Illiniwek. Read story.
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Lawyers and celebrities and cement truck crews, oh my! Read story.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
If you weren't able to sit in one of the sold-out seats at the Arlington Theatre for the premiere of this powerful documentary, the filmmakers and producers are offering two final showings this weekend. Read story.
Thursday, April 3, 2008
"I am in an argument with the city," confesses Richard Ross, a 30-year UCSB professor of art. Read story.
Thursday, March 20, 2008
Report from the premiere of the film about the News-Press meltdown. Read story.
Thursday, March 13, 2008
A gallery of the talked-about News-Press doc premiere. Read story.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Fiesta Pequena committee bars flamenco dancing from the Old Mission, Wendy gives Citizen McCaw premiere a miss. Read story.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Case to be heard Monday in the US District Court for the Central District of California in Los Angeles. Read story.
Friday, March 7, 2008
Twenty months after turmoil at her paper reached a boiling point with the departure of several top newsroom staff, Santa Barbara News-Press owner Wendy McCaw continues to sit not far from the center of attention in town. Read story.
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Brown bags with eye holes will be offered at the Arlington for the debut of Citizen McCaw. Read story.
Friday, February 29, 2008
For a while, they were calling it The Last Reporter. Read story.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Barney discusses the authors and journalists weighing in on Castro's fall. Read story.
Friday, February 22, 2008
Union claims raises were denied; News-Press alleges interference with delivery Read story.
Thursday, February 21, 2008
CITIZEN McCAW: Producers of the film Citizen McCaw, which chronicles the News-Press meltdown saga, plan to screen the documentary on March 7, despite four warning letters from owner Wendy McCaw's lawyers and a subpoena demand. Read story.