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ON THE RANCH
Nancy Gives Her Take on Freedom of Speech, Food Safety and More

COMMENTARY BY ANDY CALDWELL
Andy Caldwell Gives his take on McClintock Eliminating Foolish Spending

COMMUNITY LETTER FROM THE SANTA BARBARA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
The County Fire Department Dellivers a Letter to the Community

SCENE IN THE VALLEY
Check Out What the Community has Been Up to

POLITICAL OPINIONS
David Phillips Gives His Take from The Left

POLITICAL OPINIONS
Harris Sherline Gives His Take from the Right

YOUR LETTERS
Journal Readers Respond

GOLF
Ray Navis Gives the Scoop in Golf

POLICE BLOTTER
See What the Police Have Been Busy With

PLANE TALK
Robert Perry Gives the Scoop on Planes

VALLEY EVENTS
See What's Happening!

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Harris Sherline

BOOKS
Kathy Mullins Gives the inside Scoop on Books at the Book Loft

FURRY FRIENDS
See Who's Up For Adoption Now

CLASSIFIEDS
Now on the Web too!

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Vol. 5 Issue 18

With the leisure days of summer coming to a close and fall semester fast approaching, kids can rest assured knowing that local schools are all geared up and anticipating their return.

ALL ABOUT EDUCATION

Sometimes we want so much for our children, and our communityís children, that the task seems overwhelming. There are too many bases to cover; too many areas to nurture or protect to make sure our children get our best efforts and reach their full potentials.

  • By Bill Cirone, Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools
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VALLEY PEOPLE

Opposites attract; a truism most of the time, anyway. But in the case of artists like husband and wife duo, Marilyn Simandle and Ted Goerschner, truisms are a thing to be challenged. ...

YOUR BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

As the new school year fast approaches, so does the need to buy new, comfy or just stylish shoes to jump start the coming semester. So itís no wonder that On The Run shoe store in Santa Ynez has been full of customers lately....

JOURNAL A & E

Jared Blankenship Previews UCSB's Arts & Lectures Series

Every year the UCSB Arts & Lectures Summer Cinema series acts as a sort of mini film festival, screening films that many viewers would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience on the big screen in Santa Barbara....

NEWS IN BRIEF

Check Out the Latest Going-Ons

Santa Ynez Cottage Hospital Breaks Ground in Renovation, Santa Barbara Attempts to Suppress Gang Activity, Santa Barbara Holds Zaca Fire Town Hall Meeting, Man Arrested for Attempted Murder after Stabbing a Man in Isla Vista, Authorities Take More Drugs off the Streets in Santa Barbara County...