Archive » March 19, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 12

TEACHERS PINK-SLIPPED

State budget woes

Clad in shades of pink, protesters of all ages hit the streets of Solvang March 13 with signs and slogans to speak out against teachers being issued pink slips as a result of the recently passed state budget. ...

GIRLS FRIGHTENED BY MEN

Following two incidents of child annoying, the sheriff’s department is telling parents, schools and students to be on alert

Another incident of child annoying happened March 11 in Santa Ynez, this time involving two men. ...

THIRD DISTRICT ELECTION TRIAL CONCLUDES

Judge McLafferty rules

Following a near month-long legal challenge, the Pappas trial is essentially over and Doreen Farr will remain as 3rd District county supervisor. ...

SURF'S UP AT BACKDOOR BOARDSHOP

To put it succinctly, Backdoor Boardshop is a boarder’s paradise. ...

'A BIT OF THE WEST THAT WAS' SLATED

The M.P. Henderson mud wagon

With a slap of the reins, the stage driver urges his mules to pick up the pace. Bouncing down the dusty road, the passengers take in the countryside....

GOLF & TRAVEL

The Santa Ynez Valley and Lompoc areas are home to some of the best golf in all of Southern California. One thing that sets us apart is the natural settings of our courses with few homes in site. As if on a painting, our great holes unfold without the...