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ON THE RANCH

OFF-LEASH DOG PARK
Park funds approved

NEWS BRIEF

BUELLTON COUNCIL
Council to meet on boundary measure

S.M. RED CROSS CELEBRATES

NO OFFSHORE DECISION

FIRESTONE EVENTS CENTER
Rezone possible

FIRE ABATEMENT
Almost all county property owners comply

COMMUNITY PLAN

ATOM-SMASHER
Scientists: Nothing to fear

GUANTANAMO BAY
Days are numbered, tough choices ahead

CALIF. FIREFIGHTERS
Firefighters battle more than 1,400 blazes

HEROIN DEALERS ARRESTED

POLICE CHIEF THREATENED

FROM THE LEFT
The women behind the presidential nominees

FROM THE RIGHT
First Lady Cindy McCain

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Phony carbon offsets

SUMMER VACATIONS FOR UNDER $800

OLYMPICS COULD BE A BUST

TAXPAYERS STILL ELIGIBLE

BEEF DISPUTE
Dispute confronts Rice on Korean visit

INVESTOR PAYS FOR LUNCH WITH BUFFETT
Chinese investor pays $2.1 million

WIRELESS BROADBAND IN VALLEY

RENO'S HOT AUGUST NIGHTS

GUEST EDITORIAL

YOUR LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

LETTERS

CUT PAYROLL
How to trim bloated state government payroll

A & E BRIEFS

FLOWER POWER COMES TO LOMPOC

THE BOOKWORM
"Made in the U.S.A." a book review

THE HEALTHY GEEZER
Can oatmeal really lower your cholesterol?

GOLF & TRAVEL
Meadowood Napa Valley

PLANE TALK
The four forces

TOURISM HARMS STATUES
Record tourism could harm Easter Island statues

HOT WEATHER WILL SHRINK PLANT HABITAT
Study: Hotter weather will shrink Calif. plant habitat

TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT COMPLETES YOSEMITE ASCENT

EVENTS

POLICE BLOTTER

CROSSWORD

THIS WEEK'S RECIPE
Fisherman's Risotto

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

LOCAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY

CLASSIFIEDS

HOROSCOPES

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

CROSSWORD SOLUTION

Vol. 6 Issue 27

LAKE CACHUMA WATER PURITY ISSUES

Lake Cachuma’s blue waters sparkle in the sunshine, but, invisible to the naked eye, the reservoir lake retains chemical contamination from last year’s Zaca Fire. ...

BIG ON BARKITECTURE

Get familiar with the word “barkitecture” — it’s now the politically correct term for a state-of-the-art doghouse....

WORLD TRAVELER

SHANGHAI, China — China is a beautiful clashing of eastern tradition and western ideas. Our travels took us through Beijing, highlighting the Great Wall and the Forbidden City; Xi’an, boasting the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Shi Huang Di; Suzhou, the Venice of the East; and the jewel in...

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