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Pirates ahoy

Vol. 10 Issue 33

The Santa Ynez Valley Union High School started the new academic year off with a warm welcome to new students from both near and far, new staff and new ideas.

Solvang to submit Amgen bid

After stepping away from the event this year, the Solvang City Council members decided at their meeting Monday night to submit an application for Solvang to return as a host city for a time trial in the 2013 Amgen Tour of California. ...

Supervisors respond to grand jury reports

Despite a recommendation from a strongly worded grand jury report, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday rejected a proposal to audit organizations that receive more than $100,000 from the county. ...

Council considers alternative to renaming park

Renaming River View Park in Buellton after late councilman Russ Hicks will not happen, but Hicks’s family and city officials still plan to undertake some kind of memorial at the park....

Familiar faces in new roles

Thrust alone into the adult world at 16, she is proof that if you work hard you really can make dreams come true....

Letters

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Orcutt Academy joins the football fray

For the first time in the four-year history of Orcutt Academy, the unmistakable clatter of football pads crashing against one another blared out this month from the sports fields tucked in the rear of the school’s main campus....