Archive » May 7, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 19

BREAKING NEWS

Safety measure may have sparked SoCal wildfire

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SMALL TURNOUT FOR PLAN HEARING

Relatively sparse attendance at the first hearing on the Santa Ynez Valley community plan and final environmental impact report in Santa Maria on May 4 suggests the community is ready to move ahead with the plan as currently written. ...

RABIES FOUND IN THE VALLEY

The county public health department announced a county-wide rabies outbreak, and the majority of cases have been reported from the Santa Ynez Valley, according to Animal Services Director Jan Glick, who urges all county residents to have their domestic animals vaccinated. ...

CALIFORNIA SPACE CENTER ORBITS CLOSER TO REALITY

Not too far in the future, visitors may be able to watch missile launches at a state-of-the-art California Space Center in Lompoc while simultaneously enjoying a luncheon conference with 1,000 colleagues. ...

2009 RECREATION QUEEN RELISHES HER ROLE

The valley has selected Hannah Vellekamp as this year’s Santa Ynez Valley Youth Recreation Queen, and she’s no girly-girl. ...

REDISCOVERING ANTIQUITIES AND TREASURES

Hobby of Kings

Who can resist the idea of riches awaiting discovery in a hoard of forgotten coins? ...

NEW EQUESTRIAN STAR MAKES DEBUT

Hoofbeats

Hearts melted when the audience saw little Katherine Becerra ride into the show ring on a miniature horse. ...

A REVIEW: 'TROUBLE IN WATER'

The Santa Ynez Film Group brings and independent film to the valley.

The Santa Ynez Film Group has done it again by bringing yet another good independent film to the valley. This time around, it’s the documentary “Trouble the Water.” ...

CONSIGNMENT IS ABOUT THE HUNT

Home Design & Consign

Consignment takes on a whole new meaning at Susan Asselstine’s upscale home furnishings store....

OUR OWN BACKYARD

Anyone for a game of disc golf?

There were lots of good things that came out of the ’60s — John F. Kennedy was elected president, flower power ruled, man walked on the moon and Frisbees began to be taken seriously. ...