Archive » November 29, 2012

Have a ball

Vol. 10 Issue 48

As he stood on the field and watched his players run through drills in one of their final practices of the preseason, Santa Ynez High boys soccer coach Alex Uribe offered encouragement or advice when warranted, but was mostly a quiet observer.

Changes afoot for Santa Ynez High

The Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District Board met on Nov. 20 before an unusually large crowd. Board members were updated on the Regional Occupation Program, honored five students, accepted the resignation of the superintendent and began the discussion of future school funding in the wake of election...

Lompoc council tackles report on housing

Following this year’s demise of low-income housing nonprofit Lompoc Housing and Community Development Corporation, Lompoc City Council members have directed its staff to develop a policy that creates greater accountability from similar organizations that receive city funding. ...

Peter Adam, newly elected supervisor, talks issues

Peter Adam, the presumed winner in the 4th district supervisorial race, says it is high time county leaders have some adult conversations about the county’s debt, its regulatory environment, and the consequences of an anti-business-as-usual approach to governance....

Hoofbeats

Valley Gypsies take over the stage

With the Santa Ynez Valley being so rich in different breeds of horses, it is no wonder that many of them bring back trophies and ribbons year after year. ...

A city that appeals to artistic senses

The history of Lompoc is neatly set out on the city’s website, tracing the Valley’s Chumash routes through its attempt to become a temperance colony – a feat that it managed to hold on to for only a short period....