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ON THE RANCH

Valley Plan passes commission’s muster
Although not everyone is happy, the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission nudged the long-belabored Valley Plan toward adoption in a 3-2 vote July 15.

NEWS BRIEFS

DOC MAY HAVE ISSUED ILLICIT PRESCRIPTIONS

ALLEGED SCAMMER CAUGHT

VETS HALL USAGE POLICY REVISED

PUCKER UP!

STILL NO BUDGET

'SUICIDE BARRIER' ONE STEP CLOSER

GLEN ANNIE OPEN AND STILL OPERATING AT FULL TILT

NEVERLAND OR NEVER-EVER-LAND?

PINE BEETLE DECIMATES ROCKY MOUNTAIN FORESTS

BOARD APPROVES PRESCRIPTION PROGRAM

SAMMY'S SCRIBBLES

LETTERS

IS IT FUTILE TO SAVE GOLETA BEACH COUNTY PARK?

THE PAID 'ASSASSIN' IS NOW MY FRIEND

MISSILE DEFENSE: THE STAKES COULDN'T BE HIGHER

THE HEALTHCARE DILEMMA: PART II

TOP 20 BUSINESS WEBSITES

BUSINESS BRIEFS

INVESTORS RETURN TO MUTUAL FUNDS IN 2ND QUARTER

A & E BRIEFS

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Connelly, Bettany open film fest with Darwin tale

MOVIE REVIEWS

SPORTS
Pony League All-Stars make history

SANTA YNEZ FOOTBALL KICKS OFF SUMMER PRACTICE
Pirates survive the heat and Warriors during on-field workout and scrimmage as they prepare for fall

SPORTS BRIEFS

RURAL LIFE
Fair time is time for Round Robin

RURAL LIFE BRIEFS

HOOFBEATS
Western riders mount up for fun

GOLF & TRAVEL

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

POLICE BLOTTER

HEALTHY GEEZER

BOOKWORM
‘The Vixen Manual’ by Karrine Steffans

RECIPE
Lemony Chicken with Capers and Kalamata Olives

WORD SEARCH
Sail Away

EVENTS

FURRY FRIENDS
Adopt a pet today!

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

CLASSIFIEDS

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Vol. 7 Issue 29

NEIGHBORS HAVE LOW OPINION OF OLD MILL TRACT PROJECT

Developer Aaron Petersen is asking the city of Solvang to let him begin work on two projects on Highway 246 that are required to set the wheels in motion for his contentious Old Mill tract development. ...

BANKING ON CALIFORNIA IOUs

Not since Gray Davis made the controversial call 17 years ago has California been reduced to issuing registered warrants, or IOUs, to pay for its general fund obligations. ...

NATURAL SOAP MAKES SPLASH

When rural valley residents Steve and Karen Cottingham started making a natural soap to help Steve’s severe allergy to poison oak a few years ago, they never dreamed their “magic soap” would become a marketable treatment for stinging plant rashes. ...

ALL THE WORK, NONE OF THE CREDIT

Stuntmen make certain the audience believes it’s the real deal...