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ON THE RANCH
Nancy Shares the Latest Happenings, Including an Alleged Deer Poaching Attempt

COMMENTARY BY ANDY CALDWELL
Andy Shares His Views on Immigration

4-H
A WAHOO OF A TIME

YMCA COMMENTARY
Paula Parisotto Shares Some Summer Highlights From The YMCA

SHOPPING SMART FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL
Bill Cirone Shares Tips on How to Make the Best of Your Money When Shopping for Back-to-School

THE HEALTHY GEEZER
New Journal Contributor Shares Information About "Floaters"

THREE PLUS REASONS TO LOVE LOS ALAMOS
New Journal Contributor, Jean Naughton, Shares Some Reasons Why Los Alamos is a Lovely Place to Be

VALLEY PEOPLE
Leanne Interviews A Local Chef

YOUR LETTERS
Journal Readers Respond

COMMENTARY BY STEVE PAPPAS
Steve Pappas Shares His Views About the Santa Ynez Baseline Conditions Report

POLITICAL OPINIONS FROM THE RIGHT
Harris Sherline Shares His Take on Karl Rove's Political Career

POLITICAL OPINIONS FROM THE LEFT
David Phillips Gives His Take on Karl Rove's Political Career

PLANE TALK
Robert Perry Shares More On Planes

DESIGN DIRECTIONS
Michelle Neels Shares More About Window Treatments

HOW TO PUBLISH A BOOK ONLINE
Phil Hall Gives Some Pointers On Online Publishing

COMMENTARY BY KIM A. SEEFELD
New Journal Contributer Shares Her Take on Affordable Housing in the Countt

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Harris Sherline Shares His Point Of View

ZACA FIRE UPDATES
Read Here for More Updates and Where to Go to Find Them!

POLICE BLOTTER
Check Out What The Local Police Have Been Busy With

VALLEY EVENTS
See What's Happening in the Valley!

BOOK REVIEW
Kathy Mullins Reviews More Books From The Book Loft

COMMUNITY CLASSIFIEDS
Looking for Employment? Need a Tutor? Leasing? Come and Check Out Our Classifieds.

End of Summer Vacation Destinations

Vol. 5 Issue 21

The Puget Sound is a great spot to spend time in the summer and fall. It is a mecca for boaters, with many quaint fishing villages to drop anchor at.

ZACA FIRE UPDATE

For Zaca Fire Information, Latest Closures and Burned Acreage As Well As Emergency Contact Information...

  • By Courtesy, Santa Barbara County Emergency Operations Center
  • Read article

A HARD-TO-REACH POPULATION SET TO GET THE HELP IT NEEDS

Language may no longer be a barrier for Spanish speaking residents living with AIDS or seeking intervention in Santa Barbara County, thanks to $400,000 made available to the Early Intervention Program....

SCENE IN THE VALLEY

Cattlewomen Make a Good Showing at the Fair Barbara Wilson,

By Barbara Wilson

The Santa Barbara County Cattlewomen (SBCCW) had two booths and gave out several awards to the participating youth. In the Agriculture Education Building, we took third place for our booth, which showcased its Beef Promotion and Beef Education programs, depicting Fun For The Whole Herd. We also had...

YOUR BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

One Local Bar Offers Homemade Mexican Food and a Tradition All Its Own

Itís easy to pass by and underestimate, but Benderís Sports Bar and Don Joseís Mexican Restaurant, formerly known as Ranchero, nonetheless has the reputation as one of the only remaining throwback bars in town, and the Mexican food served has a reputation all its own....

VALLEY A&E

ďThe Real ThingĒ floats in the abyss of the infinite subjective, a place where definition and veracity is most times a solemn and lonesome journey, a place where what is can become what was in a split second, and though itís used by many of us to give our...

NEWS BRIEFS

Sunken Gardens Offers Free Teen Concert in Santa Barbara

Sunken Gardens Offers Free Teen Concert in Santa Barbara;Sheriff Deputies Arrest Man Following a Sizzler Robbery; Solvang Valley Hardware Named Most Helpful of all Ace Stores; Renowned Surgeon Finds Roots at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital; Vikings Charities to Host Benefit for Local Recovery Residence; Transient Arrested after Homeless Dispute...