Archive » April 2, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 14

A BIT OF THE WEST THAT WAS

Western vehicle symposium going on now

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HERE COMES THE PLAN (AGAIN)

Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan

“The EIR concludes that adopting the plan will have fewer impacts than not adopting the plan.” ...

AG PRESERVE HANGS IN THE BALANCE IN SACRAMENTO

Senate Bill 170 could allow Native American tribes to remove land from ag preserve contracts.

A mobilization by one local group to build opposition to a Senate Bill that would allow Native American tribes to remove land from ag preservation contracts preceded a hearing on the bill in Sacramento April 15. ...

RANGELAND TRUST PROTECTS FOR POSTERITY

When Bob Isaacson takes a hike or a horseback ride around his family’s El Chorro Ranch, located between Lompoc and Gaviota off of Highway 1, he sees something beyond the rolling hillsides and arching oak trees. ...

KIDS GO 'MUSH' OVER DOGS' VISIT

Sled dogs visit Solvang school children for a special assembly presentation

Solvang School students were treated to a special assembly March 25, a visit from competitive dogsledder Robert Stradley, his two sons and four of his dogs. ...

EIGHT MINUTES TO SUCCESS

Jack Gordon

If Jack Gordon, 79, of Santa Ynez looks familiar, there’s good reason. He’s been on TV for more than 20 years. ...

'LES MIZ' SET TO LURE AUDIENCES

PCPA's Marian and Solvang Festival Theaters

“Les Miserables,” Victor Hugo’s monumental tale of 19th century revolutionary France transformed into an immensely popular musical, will play at PCPA’s Marian Theatre April 9 through May 10....

HIGH SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE WINNERS NAMED

Architectural Design Competition

The final round of the Santa Barbara County High School Architectural Design Competition culminated March 28 with Santa Ynez High School 11th grader Crystal Richardson tying for first place with 10th grader Michael Mora of Dos Pueblo High School in Santa Barbara....