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On the ranch

Briefs

Letters

It's just my opinion
In defense of old people

Leaping to conclusions

Cachuma Lake fish report

Hoofbeats
Winners of Challenge of Champions

Obituary
Charles Stephen Jennings • March 23, 1956 - March 15, 2012

Hands ready to hold

Graduating from the safety of school

Pirates’ Frazier powers past competition

Valley round-up

Making friends

Museum attracts multitude for economic forum

Golf & Travel
Ponte Vedra Beach

Draft Mitigation/Cooperative Agreement proposed
Santa Ynez Chumash Casino tribe and Santa Barbara County

Crime on Land in Federal Trust
Chumash Casino

Citizen participation

Sheriff's blotter

Bookworm
A penny for your thoughts

Healthy geezer

Sudoku

Recipe
Sea bass stuffed with prunes and tamarind

Events

Furry friends
Adopt a pet in need today!

Sudoku solution

Snow big deal

Vol. 10 Issue 12

Five-year-old Ashland, from Solvang, took to the mountains Sunday morning for a rare chance to play in the snow.

New ag water rules rile farmers

New regulations aimed at curbing water contaminants will unfairly burden Central Coast agricultural, say farmers and agricultural advocates....

Orcutt alliance advances to championships

March madness – robotic style – has advanced two local teams to the FIRST world championships. Orcutt Academy High School’s (OAHS) robotics team partnered March 17, with the Dos Pueblos High School Engineering Academy robotics team to take first place at the Los Angeles Regional FIRST Robotics Competition in Long...

Parents cautioned to be trip-wise

With fresh hot coffee and homemade scones, parents sat down March 16 to engage in an open dialogue with the principal....

Mental Health Department faces difficult decisions

Attempting to avoid drastic cuts to services for the county’s mentally ill and homeless population, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday considered a myriad of measures, including consolidating the Mental Health and Public Health departments. ...

Students more than a triple threat

Dunn School students are stepping up in a countless ways to bring honor to themselves and their institution....

Taste of the town

Despite cold winds, intermittent rain and even a little hail, diners – including some with their four-legged friends – turned out in droves March 17 for the Taste of Solvang’s annual Walking Smorgasbord that spanned throughout much of the village’s retail district....