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Richard Mineards Laid Off From Santa Barbara News-Press

richardmineards.jpg Craig Smith is reporting on his blog that Richard Mineards is out at News-Press.

He writes:

I’ve learned that Santa Barbara News-Press gossip columnist Richard Mineards (a.k.a. “London Britches”) was laid off from the paper yesterday.

The Brit, who sometimes focused too much on the latest poop about the Royal family (that would be The House of Windsor, and not his employer and her boyfriend) instead of local items, had been with the News-Press since 2006.

His December 16th column was his last one.

With syndicated radio talk show host Dr. Laura having written her last twice-a-week column for the paper in mid-December, the News-Press no longer can claim to have a high profile columnist covering a topic other than sports.

They can have Jonah Goldberg. Just a thought.

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