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ON THE RANCH
Sirens & propositions

SCHOOLS & TEACHERS AGREE
Buellton School District reaches an agreement

WILDFIRES
Be prepared

RUSHDIE VISITS
Rushdie visits UCSB

GREKA
EPA says Phase 1 has been cleaned

PARKING FEES
Supervisors consider parking fees for beaches and parks

LIVESTRONG CHALLENGE
Vineyard House accepts challenge

COLD SPRINGS BRIDGE
Barrier may or may not prevent suicide attempts

MEASURE A
Solvang council hears plan

PREDATORY SCHEME
Lending scheme out of Rancho Cucamonga

FROM THE LEFT
Is the U.S. getting closer to invading Iran?

FROM THE RIGHT
What should the U.S. do about Iran?

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Putting a billion in perspective

TAX HAVEN
Island tax haven for U.S. defense contractor

WINE FUTURES
Wine, music and food at the courthouse

TAXES
Tax on tax services is a tax on taxes?

BUSINESS BRIEFS

HITCHING POST
One of world's 100 best

SYV WOMEN RUN IN BOSTON MARATHON

DOMESTIC PARTNERS
California appeals court rules

MORE ON DAVID SMYSER
Part 2 : Would you hire this man? 3rd District Candidate David Smyser’s record

LETTERS

CARING PEOPLE PUT TROOPS FIRST
Fundraising to support U.S. troops overseas

AU BON CLIMAT'S CLENDENEN

A & E BRIEFS

ARABIAN WORLD HIGHLIGHTED

HEALTHY GEEZER

PLANE TALK
EAA to sponsor 'Young Eagles' event

GOLF & TRAVEL
Lake Nacimiento

NEVADA WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS RECOMMEND FEWER ELK, DEER TAGS

TRAVEL AGENTS PLEAD GUILTY

PROTESTS OUT AT OLYMPICS

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SCHEDULE

REGULATORS WEIGH STATUS OF LONGFIN SMELT

RENO BOY DEFENDS KAYAKING TITLE
Reno boy, 14, tries to defend kayaking title in his backyard

MOUNTAIN BIKE EVENT TO SUPPORT YOUTH SPORTS

CROSSWORD
Shakespeare

MOTHER'S DAY EXTRA
Learn how mom and woman can happily exist together

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

FURRY FRIENDS
Adopt a pet from the SYV Humane Society today!!!

CLASSIFIEDS

LOCAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY

EVENTS

HOROSCOPES

CROSSWORD SOLUTION

Vol. 6 Issue 19

CLEAVES TRAGEDY

Tragic death of Laura Cleaves leaves community shocked

Prominent Santa Ynez resident and horsewoman Laura Cleaves, a supervising criminal investigator for the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office and wife of a deputy sheriff, died May 1 after the car she was driving was rammed head-on by an alleged drunk driver. Cleaves was 53. ...

RANCHEROS VISITADORES

The Rancheros come to town!

The Rancheros Visitadores, or “Visiting Ranchers,” is made up of horsemen from around the state, around the country and around the world. ...

GARDEN TOUR HIT HIGH SPOTS

Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Santa Ynez Valley Garden Tour will take place on May 10, offering stops at some of the Valley’s most elegant private green spaces....

MAGICAL MASQUERADE

Santa Ynez High’s Junior-Senior prom was held April 26 at the University Club of Santa Barbara. The theme of the formal dance was “Masquerade,” and students, dressed to the nines, experienced a jovial night of dancing, refreshments, and socializing....