Archive » May 31, 2012

Cool whip

Vol. 10 Issue 22

You’ll have to admit that Tina McEnroe really knows how to throw a party. She’s had just about every form of outdoor entertainment except elephant polo.

Solvang explores bed tax, tobacco

The Solvang City Council met a day later than usual Tuesday due to the Memorial Day holiday, and – keeping with the theme – both items on the council’s agenda were also pushed back for additional exploration....

Santa Ynez businesses look to organize

They came thinking it was an organizational meeting for Santa Ynez businesses, when what it turned out to be was an invitation to join the Solvang Chamber of Commerce....

Second-hand smoke measure in the works

The Buellton City Council gave first approval to a law that snuffs out smoking in most public places. By a 4-1 vote, the council on May 24 voted to ban smoking within 20 feet of businesses and at bus stops and transit centers, in retail and service lines, in 75% of...

Paying respect to fallen soldiers

The graves of more than 800 Veterans at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard were adorned with flags, service medallions, crosses and Stars of David on Saturday morning, marking the first of many Memorial Day events dedicated to honoring the sacrifices of fallen soldiers....

What a wonderful world

It was all about cross-cultural understanding through dance, music, art and delicious food....