Archive » March 1, 2012

Catching up

Vol. 10 Issue 9

As the Santa Ynez Valley Union High baseball team went through one of its final preseason practices, there was one voice that rang out loud and clear above the pop music emanating from the team’s PA speakers.

Solvang to examine fund options

The Solvang City Council convened Monday night with the intention of deciding how best to spend its Indian Gaming Special Distribution funds....

Buellton council accepts Vision Plan, challenges

Two years after the city held its first workshop to develop a blueprint for the future, the Buellton City Council on Feb. 23 unanimously accepted a “Vision Plan,” despite concerns about whether it can be realized amid financial obstacles. ...

Santa Ynez High School budget woes weigh heavy

The one thing he wants most is not to be in a position where personnel are cut, but the many tricks he has up his sleeve may not be enough....

From Denmark with enthusiasm

If ever there was a perfect match – of goals, opportunities and needs – this is it. The only missing link in the equation is a few welcoming families....

Chuck Willcox: A true valley character

The Santa Ynez Valley may lay claim to many unique individuals, but rarely does one come across a distinguished gentleman with the rich history and wild backstory of local silversmith and valley fixture Charles “Chuck” Willcox. ...