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Also Inside This Issue

On the Ranch with Nancy Crawford-Hall
See what Nancy has to say on local and world wide issues

Valley People
Two Locals Envision the Valley as a Theatrical Hub to be Envied

Political Opinions
From the Left with David Phillips

Political Opinions
From the Right with Harris Sherline

Your Letters
See what others are saying in the community

Hoof Beats with Pat Murphy
Young Love

3rd annual Los Olivos Rotary Club’s Jazz and Olive Fest

Meet Bev Chandler; A Wonderful Fixture in Our Valley
“Don’t call me no cowgirl, I’m a cowboy"

Wine and Restaurant Reviews with Micah Elconin
Basking in the Ballard Inn

Golf with Ray Navis
The Fairmont San Francisco and Golf

Plane Talk with Robert Perry
Let's Talk Radars!

Events and Art Calendar
Mark your calendar for these upcoming events!

It's Just My Opinion
Trust Me, or "Us"

Police Blotter
Local Police Blotter

Vol. 5 Issue 8

Lack of Rainfall Hurts Cattle Ranchers

With rainfall near record lows at every major collection point in Santa Barbara County, cattle ranchers have had a tough year, selling cattle 60 days early at weights around 200 pounds lighter than usual.

Local News Briefs

Buellton Planning Commission Makes Preliminary Annexation Recommendations

The City of Buellton has completed its recommendations for its sphere of influence study conducted on areas surrounding the city. Although the combined areas are more than four times the current size of Buellton, Planning Director Marc Bierdzinski said they are in the beginning stages of the one-year...

Your Business is Our Business

One Local Non-profit Makes Saving Horses its Business

Every animal gets love here, even the 20-plus cats roaming around and the 100 hens and roosters that dig ferociously for a constant meal. Not one animal is left out, not even the young goat Heidi, whose sole mission in life is to eat....

Valley Sports


Pirates’ tennis went out on a high note May 22, falling to Viewpoint School at home following a deep CIF playoff run that ended in the semifinals against the No. 1-ranked school from Calabasas....

Valley Arts and Entertainment

Centre Stage’s Dance Fever at Solvang’s Theaterfest Draws a Sold-Out Crowd

Over 600 people showed up at Solvang’s Theatrefest Theater to watch Center Stage’s 2007 annual dance showcase performance on May 18....

Scene in the Valley

The 56th Peppertree Art Show breaks another sales record during its May 2007 Show!

The legacy of Irma Eubanks who founded the prestigious Peppertree Art Show, lives on through her son Trace and husband Bob Eubanks ...