Santa Barbara Soap Opera

Here’s the latest craziness up in Santa Barbara. Nasty stuff; one wonders where it all will end: "An ugly conflict involving a wealthy local publisher turned even uglier Sunday as The Santa Barbara News-Press published a front-page article suggesting that the paper’s former editor had kept child pornography on his work computer, a claim that […]

Here’s the latest craziness up in Santa Barbara. Nasty stuff; one wonders where it all will end:

"An ugly conflict involving a wealthy local publisher turned even uglier Sunday as The Santa Barbara News-Press published a front-page article suggesting that the paper’s former editor had kept child pornography on his work computer, a claim that the editor promptly denounced as “malicious.” The publisher, Wendy P. McCaw, has a history of contentious relations with that editor, Jerry Roberts, who resigned his post last July over what he called her interference in news decisions"