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On the ranch


Geoffrey Grant

View of the Valley

It's just my opinion
What Makes You Think We Read The Bills?

Hey, you

Kids take part in Junior Rodeo

Draft Mitigation/Cooperative Agreement proposed
Santa Ynez Chumash Casino tribe and Santa Barbara County

Citizen participation

Crime on Land in Federal Trust
Chumash Casino

Cachuma Lake fish report

A seat at the table
Tracing barbecueís roots in Texas

Combine shines light on Central Coast

Valley round-up

SYV cycling team

Spreading the word at Santa Barbaraís Seed Swap

Golf & Travel
Fountainview Mansion

Sheriff's blotter

Healthy Geezer

On the hunt for dinner


Sweet potato and peanut soup


Crossword solution

Time to adopt a pet

Furry friends
Adopt a pet in need today

On the air

Vol. 10 Issue 7

As a 13-year-old fascinated with airplanes, Shawn Knight knew at that young age that he would be involved in the airwaves over the Santa Ynez Valley.

Thorny plan for oil tax fails

Divided by ideology, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday could not muster four-fifths support to place an oil production tax before voters this November. ...

Council explores Alisal Bridge concerns

A pair of road construction projects were at the forefront of Mondayís Solvang City Council meeting, with a dire forecast presented for one of the cityís most traveled bridges....

Buellton City Council proposes term limits

An initiative for term limits for Buellton City Council members is poised to appear on the November ballot. ...

Waiving progress with No Child Left Behind

It may be a case of damned if you do, damned if you donít....

Coffee and questions for Swanitz

Santa Ynez Valley Union High School principal Mark Swanitz had two items on his agenda to share with parents who gathered Feb. 10 for an in-depth discussion....



Up for a good old time

Donít let the name fool you; it isnít limited to Solvang and there is nothing senior about it, unless youíre talking status....