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Winter wishes

Vol. 10 Issue 49

Even drumming rain couldn’t dampen the Christmas spirit, as hundreds of Valley residents took part in Buellton Winterfest, a day full of yuletide festivities including 10 tons of snow for kids to play in.

Supes tweak tobacco licensing fee

In light of progress made curbing sales of tobacco to minors, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday lowered the fee that businesses will pay next year for their annual licenses to sell tobacco....

A special party for special-needs children

Celebrating the true meaning of Christmas, the Vikings of Solvang brought joy to hundreds of people with special needs during its 38th annual Christmas luncheon. ...

You’ll see what Julefest has on horizon

With an expanded lineup of events and entertainment, the city of Solvang isn’t taking its theme of “sharing holiday cheer” lightly for this year’s Julefest celebration....

Journal movie reviews

Shaken and stirring

The beat goes on. An impressive parade of holiday season films has continued marching forward....

Lady Pirates excited about potential

Although the Santa Ynez High girls water polo team lost five key players from last year’s squad and features a roster this season with nearly as many sophomores (five) as seniors (six), coach Jenele Martin and the Pirates haven’t tempered their expectations....