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ON THE RANCH

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

COUNTY RECYCLING

TOY SAFETY

NEWS BRIEFS

LOCAL NEWS
New traffic light in the future

COUNTY NEWS
Doctor pleads not guilty

VISITORS ASSOCIATION

BUSINESS BRIEFS

EDITORIAL
Edmond talks about the effects of the housing market

HOLIDAY TIPS
State provides easy tips on how to be green and environmentally friendly

YOUR LETTERS

FROM THE RIGHT
Are we really at war?

FROM THE LEFT
The Bush wars: Who are we fighting and why?

OUTDOORS - SOLVANG
Solvang readies for bicycle event

TRAVEL & OUTDOORS
The Central Coast courses

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Victorian Christmas

VALLEY EVENTS

POLICE BLOTTER

DESIGN DIRECTIONS
Lighting your space

CROSSWORD PUZZLE

PLANE TALK

BOOKWORM

OPEN HOUSES
Check out this weeks Open Houses

CLASSIFIEDS

CROSSWORD ANSWERS

Vol. 5 Issue 34

HIGH SCHOOL SCENE

Horticulture class sows seeds and reaps knowledge

Rigorous schedules are the hallmark of high school today, so it is difficult to imagine students breaking for an hour outdoors. But it happens. ...

SANTA YNEZ NEWS

Santa Ynez man dies in motorcycle mishap

Memorial services were held Tuesday in Homewood, Alabama, for Robert Jeffrey Driggers, 48, of Santa Ynez, who was killed November 12 in a motorcycle accident. ...

COUNTY WATERSHED

County watershed protective measures now complete

Lack of federal and state funding has not stopped the county from being as prepared as possible for the catastrophic effects an unpredicted wet winter could have on watersheds damaged during the Zaca Fire. ...

SCENE IN THE VALLEY

Wildling’s Artists’ Studio Tour

The Wilding Art Museum hosted the 3rd annual Santa Ynez Valley Artists’ Studio Tour over the weekend of Nov. 17. Eighteen artists participated in what has become an increasingly popular event where the public is invited into the private studios of resident artists in our community. ...

VALLEY PEOPLE

Spencer Estelle finds a place in music

If you were to close your eyes and listen to Spencer Estelle respond to the question, “What do you like best about the music business?” one might guess Spencer is a man with some years under his belt; made wise by experience, but softened by the...

YOUR BUSINESS IS OUR BUSINESS

Dr. Smith goes to Solvang

It was a Sunday morning last January when the Santa Barbara County Fire Department rolled past the historic yellow building where Dr. Michael Smith’s dental offices have been since 1981 and noticed a virtual river of water running under his front door and down Sagunto Street....