Archive » October 12, 2007

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ON THE RANCH
Nancy Shares Her Views

COMMENTARY with KATHY
Tribal expansion issues: cost to defend a community over $2 million

FROM THE DESK OF BILL CIRONE
Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Speaks Out

NATIONAL NEWS

IT’S JUST MY OPINION
PC is BS (bad speech)

WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Something for nothing is wrong for the Santa Ynez Valley

YOUR LETTERS
Read what our readers are saying!

from the LEFT
State children’s health insurance program (SCHIP)

from the RIGHT
It’s for the children

THE HEALTHY GEEZER
Question: My daughter heard that grapefruit juice can be toxic for some people. Is that true?

PLANE TALK
Airport Authority annual election for officers held

ART S & ENTERTAINMENT
UCSB hosts first national mountain music of Virginia tour

TRAVEL & GOLF
The Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club

THE FATAL CONCEIT OF AMERICA’S LAWMAKERS
Sen. Hillary Clinton has promised to “curb the excesses of the marketplace” if elected president.

THE BOOKWORM
“The Vixen Diaries” by Karrine Steffans

4-H REPORT
Do you want to join 4-H?

POLICE BLOTTER

Vol. 5 Issue 28

VALLEY PEOPLE

One local teenager makes oodles of cupcakes, all for a good cause

“Children making a difference one crumb at a time” is her motto, and she stands true to it, all while inspiring a community to put a sweet bite into a good cause. ...

NEWS BRIEFS

Firefighter dies in the line of duty after bulldozer rolls over

The Californian Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced that CALFIRE firefighter Mathew Richard Will was killed in the line of duty when a bulldozer that he was operating overturned and rolled down a steep hill, Oct. 8. ...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Sisquoc community faces bromide gas scare; no threat determined

An accidental tear in a plastic barrier used to prevent contamination of the air by methyl bromide raised alarms near Sisquoc for a brief time Oct. 5. ...

SCENE IN THE VALLEY

Real men cook-off to raise money for Arts Outreach

Local amateur chefs will prove their culinary mettle in a throw-down at Monty and Pat Roberts’ Flag Is Up Farms in Solvang to raise funds for a local philanthropic non-profit, Arts Outreach. ...

HOOFBEATS

Abused horses arrive at Flag Is Up Farm

When the Animal Rescue League of Iowa contacted the Join-Up Program at Flag Is Up Farm in Solvang for help with behavior training for a large group of abused horses, the answer was “Yes! We’re here for you.” ...

VALLEY EVENTS

Check out what’s happening in the valley

See what's happening this week!

We have listed events through the month of October and beyond! ...

YOUR BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

New valley business makes green living easy

“Green” is the new buzz word. ...