Archive » July 9, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 28

FARR ORDERED TO PAY OWN LEGAL BILLS

Even though 3rd District Supervisor Doreen Farr won the case brought against her by Steve Pappas earlier this year, Judge William McLafferty ruled July 6 that Pappas is not liable for Farr’s $254,000 legal bill. ...

SBCAG ACCUSED OF VIOLATING BROWN ACT

The Santa Barbara County Association of Governments is being accused of violating the Brown Act, California’s open-meeting law, after it approved channeling money from a Highway 101 widening project toward construction of a suicide barrier on Cold Springs Bridge. ...

THRONG FLOCKS TO SOLVANG FOR HOLIDAY FUN ON THE 4TH

Picture-perfect conditions complement parade, cookout, games, fireworks and good times.

On a holiday weekend that couldn’t have been more idyllic — unless money had fallen from above — a multitude lined the fairytale streets of Solvang on Saturday in celebration of America’s birthday....

76 TROMBONES ARRIVE ON STAGE

1950s Broadway hit is reprised by PCPA this summer.

Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” comes to the stage in Santa Maria July 17 – Aug. 1, and then in Solvang’s Festival Theater Aug. 7 – 23. ...

MOVIE REVIEW

‘Public Enemies’

From its eerily silent opening shot of two sharp-dressed men walking toward an Indiana penitentiary, to its hushed closing moment of a dew-eyed woman, “Public Enemies” never fails to deliver. ...