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ON THE RANCH
Traveling

COUNTY GREEN LIGHTS NORTH COUNTY JAIL
Supervisors approve proposal

PAPPAS ANNOUNCES PLATFORM

NEWS BRIEFS

ECONOMISTS SEE SIGNS OF RECESSION

NAVA GETS TOUGH ON SEX OFFENDERS
Three new assembly bills being proposed

BANKRUPTCY RELIEF
Congress to consider bankruptcy relief, foreclosure assistance proposals

EPA CHIEF JOHNSON'S DILEMMA
Internal transcripts show EPA chief Johnson faced dilemma

AMERICORPS MAKES A REAL DIFFERENCE

SOLVANG COUNCIL APPLAUDS VOLUNTEERS
Awards presented at City Council meeting

PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS
Estimated $26 million budget deficit

FROM THE LEFT
Clean energy sources

CAL GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE
Students need to apply by March 2 for Cal Grants

FROM THE RIGHT
The myth of clean energy

BREAST CANCER STRIKES THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
The benefit of hindsight

WINERIES RECEIVE THREE CITATIONS
Selling alcohol to minors

A LETTER FROM TEACHERS AT SY HIGH
Supporting Norm Clevenger at School Board Meeting

SAVE YOUR REBATE
This spring's tax rebate

LETTERS

LEVITATING TRAIN
Proposed Vegas-to-Disneyland train

REINDEER RUN
Alaska holds first reindeer run

STUDENTS GET ROBBED
Valuables missing from lockers

HEALTH INSURER TO PAY $9 MILLION
Woman is awarded $9 million

A & E BRIEFS

SCHOOL SCENE

DESIGN DIRECTIONS
High ceilings

HEALTHY GEEZER
Cataract surgery

EVENTS

POLICE BLOTTER

COMMUNITY SERVICE

RECIPE
Lasagne!

FURRY FRIENDS

CLASSIFIEDS

Vol. 6 Issue 9

AMGEN

While thousands of visitors jammed downtown Solvang Feb. 22 for a look at the 15-mile Stage 5 time trials of the Amgen Tour of California, the locals, many taking a day off from work or school, walked from their homes to the route to see the race.

TRAILER DEALERSHIP

New business doing great

Business is great, according to All American Trailers North owners Gene Klaft and Aaron Schwartzwalter, who have operated their dealership at 653 Avenue of Flags in Buellton since the first of the year. ...

PRESIDIO'S BRAUN

Blending wood & wine

The never-ending debate between California and Europe when it comes to claiming home turf advantage in the production of stellar wines is clearly not a question when visiting with Doug Braun, winemaker and owner of Presidio Vineyard and Winery. ...

GOLF & TRAVEL

Ginn Reunion Resort

The Ginn Reunion Resort is a spectacular new property developed by the Ginn Companies, just 10 minutes down the road from Disney World. ...