Archive » October 4, 2012

Three of a kind

Vol. 10 Issue 40

Temperatures nearing 100 degrees didn’t deter thousands of people Sept. 30 from flocking to the heart of Los Alamos to catch the “Greatest Little Small Town Parade,” the main event of the 66th annual Old Days Celebration, a festival paying homage to the 135-year-old town’s Western heritage.

Supervisors accept grant for new jail

The redirection of state prisoners to counties, a windfall from the state, and a complex yet thoroughgoing financing plan have lassoed a once-fleeting plan to build and operate a new North County jail. ...

Another first for Santa Ynez High

In its ongoing effort to be above the curve both in technology and green energy, Santa Ynez Valley Union High School is once again first in the state – if not in the country – to invest in and use the latest technology to advance education and decrease costs. Agricultural advisor...

Santa Ynez Chamber of commerce to commence

After months of hard work and planning, a six-person committee has set the groundwork for a new Santa Ynez chamber of commerce....

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Hoofbeats

Cowboy Ball rides a high horse

This year’s Cowboy Ball will surely be a night to be long remembered! It was held at the fabulous Claxton estate and many will remember that it was originally built by John and Terry Harmon, about 12 years ago....

Tight-knit Pirates head into home stretch

Although the sport of golf is generally viewed as a game of individual achievement, don’t tell that to this year’s Santa Ynez High girls team....