Archive » February 23, 2012

In harmony

Vol. 10 Issue 8

More than 70 patrons paid homage to President Abraham Lincoln on Feb. 18 at Bedford Winery in Los Alamos, which continued its Food for Thought series with its “Presidents Day Celebration: Songs Lincoln Loved” event.

Expulsion leads to a lesson

Never mind all the new-fangled technology meant to keep people in touch, when push came to shove, it was communication that was lacking....

County moves to reopen homeless shelter

Applause rang out at the Board of Supervisors’ assembly room Tuesday, after the board unanimously agreed to take control of the Bridgehouse homeless shelter....

Red Rock reopens in time for the holiday

To the dismay of die-hard naturalists and the delight of many others, the road to a popular recreation area opened just in time for the recent holiday weekend....

Tough times ahead for Santa Ynez High School

With the expectation that this year’s school budget would be tough to swallow, the board arranged for it to hit their agenda early and in draft. ...

Santa Maria forum: Republican candidates ready for the races

At a forum in Santa Maria, fiscal austerity and job creation were paramount in the minds of both the Republican candidates seeking election to local, state and congressional seats and the voters who arrived to hear them. ...

Fearless forecast: Academy Award predictions

From here to eternity, you’ve already heard arguments about specific films and actors being overlooked by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, as part of Sunday’s distribution of Oscars....

Pirates look to continue newfound success

Heather Kunkle doesn’t have many positive memories of her first season of softball at Santa Ynez Valley Union High....