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Donut go gently

Vol. 10 Issue 2

After buying the local business, Greg and Cecilia Fariss took no time in making themselves an asset to local Scouts eager to have a fun adventure and to learn something new.

Santa Barbarans willing to pay taxes for schools

According to a recent survey, Santa Barbarbarans support their school system so much so that they are willing to pay an increase in taxes to maintain – and in some cases – enhance programs. ...

Gallegly will not run for re-election

Twenty-five year House veteran Elton Gallegly will not seek re-election in 2012, he announced Saturday, avoiding a showdown with a Democratic challenger and GOP incumbent Rep. Howard McKeon, whose district he fell into following the California redistricting process....

Lompoc roundabout intersection breaks ground

After years of residents, city officials and Caltrans officials going round and round on the subject of a roundabout on Highway 246 at Purisima Road, construction is underway, and motorists are encouraged to slow down through construction zones. ...

Solvang brings on economic consultant

In an effort to boost the city’s local economy, the Solvang City Council unanimously approved the hiring of a consulting firm to help enact a plan for economic development at its Monday meeting....

Your high school board, up close and personal

For many, high school serves as both the cornerstone to adult life as well as the last hurrah of childhood. Behind the scenes the school board sets the tone....

Volunteers a glimmer of hope for children

Lisa Runa, 18, doesn’t remember all the social workers assigned to her or the many group homes she lived in as a county ward for seven years....