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ON THE RANCH

SUPES WEIGH IDEA OF PAY CUTS FOR WORKERS

NEWS BRIEFS

DAIRIES OF THE VALLEY

KUDOS TO THE VIKINGS

RECESSION THREATENS SOCIAL SERVICES

OBITUARY
Zachary Wright Miller

MEDICAL POT BARRED FOR TIME BEING IN GOLETA

SAMMY'S SCRIBBLES

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
The California lottery and schools

LETTERS

OFFBEAT NEWS

GRADUATING CLASSES OF 2009

WHO ARE THESE GRADUATES?

ATTACK ON SOLVANG
High school history class students take to the streets to film part of their year-end project.

HOOFBEATS
Noted German veterinarian shares his knowledge

BUSINESS BRIEFS

EDUCATION BRIEFS

SCHOOLS CHIEF RESPONDS TO PROPOSED CUTS
Jack O’Connell issues a statement

CUTS MEAN NO COLLEGE FOR THOUSANDS
Budget cuts proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

STAR IS GOOD, BUT HOLD THE 'GRANDMA CANDY’

GOLF AND TRAVEL
Head to Gulf Shores in Alabama

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

POLICE BLOTTER

BOOKWORM
A review of ‘Blue Collar and Proud of It’ by Joe Lamacchia, with Bridget Samburg

HEALTHY GEEZER

CROSSWORD

RECIPE
Chicken in Cashew Nut Sauce

EVENTS

FURRY FRIENDS

CLASSIFIEDS

BUSINESS DIRCTORY

CROSSWORD PUZZLE SOLUTION

WHO ARE THESE GRADUATES ANSWERS

Vol. 7 Issue 23

AFFORDABLE HOUSING OVERLAY MAY BE NIXED

Following acrimonious debate on the subject weeks ago, planning commissioners suggested they could recommend abolishing the proposed affordable housing overlay during the May 21 hearing on the Santa Ynez Valley Community Plan. ...

SOME WARY OF DEVELOPMENT PACT WITH WATER DISTRICT

The Solvang City Council heard skeptical comments from the public May 27 during a workshop to discuss a proposed agreement with the Santa Ynez Water District for cooperative development of some Santa Ynez river wells. ...

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES DISCUSSED BY SUPES

Overcrowding at county’s main jail and understaffing at juvenile facility are main concerns. ...

VAN-TASTIC

A ride on the Rail Runner

Ever wonder what it would be like if the much-discussed, but far-from-reality idea of putting a commuter train between Santa Barbara and Ventura ever came to fruition? ...

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MAKE FIRST-TIME BLOOD DONATIONS

Blood drive at Santa Ynez High Union High School May 28

About 40 students, many of whom were first-time donors, participated in the blood drive at the Santa Ynez Valley Union High School May 28, adding their blood donations to the 43 pints collected by the Red Cross that day....

OLD SANTA YNEZ DAY RELIVES DAYS GONE BY

Annual tradition raises money for local charities.

The Old West will come alive on Sagunto Street in Santa Ynez as the 47th annual Old Santa Ynez Day celebrates the town’s birthday June 13....

BEYOND THE WINE TASTING ROOM

Wilson and Bradford Wine Bar

Wine lovers, rejoice: you can now find the valley’s most unique vintages at the newly opened Wilson and Bradford Wine Bar in Solvang, a late-night hangout that offers a standard “tasting” experience in addition to wines by the glass or bottle....