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ON THE RANCH

BOARD SAYS 'NO' TO RESORT
No wine resort at La Purisima Golf Course

NEWS BRIEFS

STRING OF BURGLARIES HIT VALLEY

ANIMAL SHELTER LOCATIONS AND HOURS

ANIMALS NEED LOVING HOMES
Lompoc Animal Shelter highlight

FUNDING FOUND FOR QUAGGA PREVENTION
Boaters to pay higher fees

A BIRD FOR EVERY OCCASION
Goleta photographer Matt Victoria

OVER THE HILL BRIEFS

VENOCO PACT UP FOR REVIEW

NEW GOLETA CONDO PROJECT APPROVED 3-2
Citrus Village

SAMMY'S SCRIBBLES
Opinion cartoon

LETTERS

OP-ED
Here's to open communication

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Beware of poloiticians bearing gifts

BUSINESS BRIEFS

DEDICATION OF THE HIGHEST ORDER
Rick Vatter

RURAL LIVE
An adventure in lightness returns to valley

A & E BRIEFS

EDUCATION BRIEFS

NOT YOUR USUAL SWIMMING ATHLETE
Bryce Small, a varsity water polo player confronted fears of swimming. Now nothing can stop him — in the pool or classroom.

SPRING SPORTS SCHEDULE

OUR OWN BACKYARD
Create a garden for your health and wallet

GOLF & TRAVEL
A Magic Kingdom with many options

NOTICE TO OUR READERS

POLICE BLOTTER

HEALTHY GEEZER

BOOKWORM
A review of ‘Mom-in-Chief’ by Jamie Woolf

SUDOKU

RECIPE
Red Rice California Rolls With King Crab

EVENTS

ADOPT A PET TODAY

SUDOKU SOLUTION

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

CLASSIFIEDS

HOROSCOPES

Vol. 7 Issue 13

STATE BILL COULD ENDANGER AG LANDS UNDER PRESERVATION

A bill pending in the California State Senate in Sacramento would allow Native American tribes in the state to remove land from Williamson Act contracts for the benefit of projects such as housing and tribal cultural centers. ...

JACKSON RESIGNS; RICHARDSON IS REPLACED ON SBCAG

Solvang city council member Linda Jackson announced her resignation from the council March 23, and Mayor Jim Richardson gave his last SBCAG report after having been replaced as the city’s SBCAG representative earlier in the meeting. ...

VIOLENT SEXUAL PREDATOR MOVES TO LOMPOC

The sheriff’s department announced March 20 that a violent sexual predator relocated to Lompoc. ...

SOTHEBY'S AGENTS SURPRISED BY OFFICE CLOSURE

Real estate agents at the Los Olivos office of Sotheby’s International Realty were caught off guard March 19 when they were told the office would close in a matter of days. ...

TLC DRESSES WOMEN FOR LESS

Solvang's only consignment store

Traci and Laura’s Consignments is not to be confused with a thrift store. On the contrary, the posh interior and myriad eye-catching clothes suggest a high-end boutique. ...

WOMEN FIND STRENGTH, HEALING AT RETREAT

Healing Odyssey

As each woman climbs the ladder, some pause or shake, but despite the danger, fearlessness radiates from them. They are on an odyssey....

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Estonians will play for CAMA

The Estonian National Symphony Orchestra will be featured at 8 p.m. March 26 in Santa Barbara’s Granada Theater, with prize-winning pianist Joyce Yang as soloist....

NO CHILD LEFT INSIDE SPURS COMPETITION

teenagers design model for 19th Annual Architectural Design Competition

Budding teenage architects from Santa Barbara County high schools are designing versions of a model “No Child Left Inside” outdoor learning center for this year’s 19th annual Architectural Design Competition....