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ON THE RANCH
Nancy Gives Her Take Once Again

COMMENTARY BY ANDY CALDWELL
Andy Caldwell Talks About Issues Important to Him

Op-ed Column From the Desk of Bill Cirone
Superintendent of County Schools Bill Cirone Has Suggestions

News Article
Californians May Suffer from the State Budget Impasse

VALLEY SCENE
Check Out What's Been Going on in the Valley

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Journal Readers Respond

LETTER TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Letter from the Preservation of Los Olivos, Preservation of Santa Ynez, Valley Alliance and WE Watch

COMMENTARY
Letter Author's Note: Since the county received this letter, Dave Matson has confirmed the Greater Santa Ynez Valley Baseline Report is the report that will consider the impacts of the casino.

POLITICAL OPINIONS
David Phillips Gives His Take from the Left

POLITICAL OPINIONS
Harris Sherline Gives His Take from the Right

GOLF WITH RAY NAVIS
Ray Navis Visits More Great Golf Locations

PLANE TALK
Robert Perry Gives More Insight to Planes

WINE TASTING
Micah Explores More Wines

DESIGN DIRECTIONS
Michelle Neels Has More Suggestions

VALLEY EVENTS
See What's Happening in the Valley

ASSOCIATED PRESS ARTICLE
Some Local News from the Associated Press

BOOKS
Kathy Mullins Shares the Latest at the Book Loft

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Harris Sherline Has More to Say

Santa Ynez Valley Dining Guide
Restaurant, Bakery & Cafe’s

COMMENTARY WITH STEVE PAPPAS
Steve Pappas Gives His Take on the Housing Situation in Santa Barbara County

OPEN HOUSES
View the Open Houses Coming Up This Weekend and Next!

CLASSIFIEDS

Month Long Zaca Fire in Photos

Vol. 5 Issue 19

Month–Long Fire Still Rages

With 74,000 acres burned at a total cost of $56.8 million and rising, the Zaca Fire, which started July 4, continues to burn and threaten structures in the Santa Ynez Valley and Camino Cielo areas of Highway 154.

YOUR BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

Just as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is art for Jeff and Sue Moualim, owners of The Artistic Pony in Solvang. ...

VALLEY PEOPLE

There is a doctor among us, but she is not what you imagine. She doesn’t wear a white lab coat or stethoscope, and she doesn’t believe in brightly lit exam rooms....

VALLEY A & E

Love is a common, unifying theme in life as it is in art. The complexity of human emotions enslaved to this passion present endless challenges, rewards, confusions, letdowns and triumphs. But never can those emotions and experiences truly define an empirical “The Real Thing.” ...

NEWS IN BRIEF

Two Santa Barbara Police Officers Put on Leave After Shooting an Oxnard Man

Two Santa Barbara police officers have been placed on administrative leave following the Aug. 3 shooting of a 24-year-old man from Oxnard. According to a statement issued by the Santa Barbara Police Department, the leave of officers Kenneth Kushner and Mike Claytor...