Archive » May 11, 2007

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On The Ranch
Nancy Gives Her Opinion on Santa Ynez issues and Gas Prices Abroad

Hoof Beats
More Horse Talk with Pat Murphy

Political Opinion from the Left
Political Opinions from the Left and the Right. Two Opinions, Two Sides, Same Topic!

Political Opinion from the Right
Political Opinions from the Left and the Right. Two Opinions, Same Topic.

Mother's Day Books That Are A Must

Local Sports get Coverage

Theater Preview
The Grange Introduces a Classic Play

Your Letters
The Community Sends Letters to The Editor

Plane Talk
Robert Perry Has More to Say About Planes and Covers the Airport Authority Meeting

More Insight About Travel & Golf Nationwide From Ray Navis

Valley People
A Retired College School Teacher Get's Nostalgic

Wine Tasting
Vigna Ladnonna Brings A Fresh Twist to the Joys of Wine Tasting

Your Business is Our Business
Hollister & Brace Open a Los Olivos Sattelite Office

It's Just My Opinion
Harris Sherline Gives his Take of The Masacre at Virginia Tech

Police Blotter
Check Out The What The Police Have Been Up To In The Valley

Amy Tan Takes 10 With The Journal
Author of "The Joy Luck Club" Reminisces on Her College Days

Valley Event Highlights
Check Out Whats Going On in The Valley

Scene in the Valley

Your Valley, Your News

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Board of Supervisors Approve Planning and Development Projects

Changes are on the horizon in the Valley stemming from the April 24 County Board of Supervisors meeting, where two agenda items that may potentially affect Santa Ynez and surrounding cities were unanimously approved....


Local Man Charged with Slew of Felony Charges after a Week-Long Crime Spree

An Oxnard woman escaped a dangerous kidnapping spanning two counties after a 19-year-old man from Santa Ynez carjacked, robbed and raped her at gunpoint, May 5. “I heard that the victim is doing well and is with family,” said Lt. Paul McCaffrey of the Santa Barbara Police Department. “She is getting...


Overcrowding Still Plaguing County Jail

North County Jail Talks Still on the Table

Sheriff Bill Brown and members of the criminal justice field met for the first time April 26 to address the challenges facing Santa Barbara County’s jail facilities and overcrowding. ...



The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a brush fire on Figueroa Mountain and Tunnel Roads May 1. The fire, which was reportedly the cause of an escaped burn pile conducted by Alter Ranch, started at 11:09 a.m....