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ON THE RANCH
Nancy Talks About Blackouts, Brownouts & Hummingbird Wars!

EGG ON OUR FACE
Red Planet Story Correction

COMMENTARY
With Andy Caldwell!

COMMENTARY W/ STEVE PAPPAS
What Do You Think?

THE HEALTHY GEEZER
See the Healthy Question About Grandparents!

YOUR BUSINESS!
Make a Business Out of Creating and Publishing Your Own Book

VALLEY PEOPLE
The Tawzer’s aren’t your typical gym-going family

YOUR LETTERS
Response to the Red Planet Article & A Special Tribute to Cindy Stevens...

FROM THE DESK OF BILL CIRONE
Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Talks About Healthy Computer Practices

POLITICAL OPINIONS FROM THE LEFT
Gen. Petraeus To Testify Before Congress Next Week

POLITICAL OPINIONS FROM THE RIGHT
Harris Sherline Speaks About 'The Petraeus Report'

GOLF
Vancouver to Whistler for the Best Views

PLANE TALK
Four Basic Forces, “How do airplanes fly?”

WINE WITH MICAH
Just Around the Bend into Rusack Vineyard

TAX TALK WITH CAROLYN
The Estate Tax Chaos

POLICE BLOTTER
August 29-September 2

SANTA YNEZ VALLEY 4-H REPORT
Do You Want To Join 4-H? Read More!

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
SB County government obeying the law appears to be a matter of political expediency.

BOOK REVIEWS
Crazy Calendar Complicates September Planning & Danish Days!

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
There Oughtta Be A Law

Vol. 5 Issue 23

REMEMBERING 9/11

SIX YEARS LATER

Though it has been six years, it still is strong in our minds. This week we remember the ones we lost, the ones we saved and the heros that risked their lives. ...

ZACA FIRE WRAP-UP

Finally!

Its Finally Over!

Now that the massive Zaca Fire is finally contained, fire crews and residents are reflecting on the difficult experience. ...

SCENE IN THE VALLEY

First Annual Santa Ynez Rotary Wine & Food Fest

The lawn of the Mission Santa Ynez was packed this past holiday weekend, as the Santa Ynez Valley Rotary Club hosted its hugely successful First Annual Santa Ynez Valley Wine & Food Fest. The rotary puts on several fund raisers throughout the year, but Rotary Chairman,...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Never Say Never to ‘Urinetown’ The Musical

The Review of 'Urinetown'

I am pretty skeptical of musicals. Call me crude or artistically unrefined, but when that classification is attached to a theatrical event my instincts tell me to avoid the invitation. ...

NEWS BRIEFS

Volunteer Team Spends the Day Painting Over Graffiti

The new Graffiti Abatement Program was launched Aug. 31, with the inauguration of the program resulting in volunteers cleaning up a secluded area in Buellton. The new program is a pilot program for the Santa Ynez Valley area and will be working to restore areas...