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ON THE RANCH
Nancy chats about Hawi and the 3rd District

WILL THE VALLEY GET ITS COMMUNITY PLAN IN 2009?
Plan still not finalized

NEWS BRIEFS

PROJECT LIFESAVER HELPS LOCATE THE MISSING
Tracking devices help locate patients

AG COMMITTEE SAYS 'NO'
Hotel and timeshare development shot down

SUPES CONSIDER INCREASE TO LAND DEVELOPMENT FEES

BUELLTON COUNCIL SETS RECORD
Business completed in 7 minutes

JUDGE RULES AGAINST COUNTY IN ZACA FIRE RESTITUTION
SB DA to appeal

SOLVANG COUNCIL ADOPTS NOISE, MASSAGE ORDINANCES
Ken Palmer receives certificate of appointment

JOURNAL SURVEY

CALIFORNIA CRIME IN BRIEF

EXTREME RACER SHOUTH AMERICA BOUND
Andy Grider to compete in the Dakar Rally

KIDS HELPING KIDS ROCKS THE GRANADA
Benefit concert raises funds

GOLETA KEEPS ITS ECONOMIC COOL IN TOUGH CLIMATE

IF I'M RIGHT, YOU MUST BE WRONG
Agree to disagree

VOTING SUSPECT IN ISLA VISTA, UNIVERSITY
Guest editorial

LETTERS

BUSINESS BRIEFS

SOLVANG LIGHTS UP WITH ANNUAL TREE BURN
Christmas trees go up in flames

THIS LITTLE PIGGY STAYS HOME ...
Swine, cats and canines find Lil Orphan Hammies a true haven

BUELLTON LIBRARIAN AIMS FOR THE STARS
Judy Just receives 2008 Vincent B. Evans award

A & E BRIEFS

SCHOOLHOUSE MUSIC SERIES TO OPEN
Series is sponsored by St. Mark's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church

EDUCATION BRIEFS

SY HIGH SPORTS SCHEDULE

ELVERHOJ: NOT YOUR PARENTS' MUSEUM
Solvang's Elverhoj museum is full of life

GOLF & TRAVEL
Sandestin Resort home to great golf

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

POLICE BLOTTER

HEALTHY GEEZER
What's the worst pain?

BOOKWORM
Rich LIke Them

THIS WEEK'S RECIPE
Cider-Glazed Pork Chops

SUDOKU

EVENTS

SUDOKU ANSWER

HOROSCOPES

FURRY FRIENDS
Pets available to adopt

Vol. 7 Issue 3

BREAKING NEWS - THE VALLEY REMEMBERS 'MIKEY' MOORE

A tribute to Michael 'Mikey' Ernest Moore

Two valley memorials were held for Michael “Mikey” Ernest Moore, the Solvang 17-year-old who died in a car accident four days before Christmas. ...

PLANE CRASH

Plane crashes in valley

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a report of an aircraft down on Figueroa Mountain Road at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday....

STANDOFF IN ORCUTT

Orcutt standoff ends in arrest

A man from Orcutt is in custody this morning following an overnight standoff near Waller Park....

SUPES STILL CONFLICTED OVER GREKA

Supes still conflicted over Greka

After a long discussion about how to deal with onshore oil facility updates — more specifically how to deal with Greka — the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to have county staff come back in four weeks with a policy outlining how to penalize faulty oil...

LOCAL SOLDIER DIES IN AFGHANISTAN

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SCHOOL BOARD HEARS FEEDBACK, CUTS TEACHERS

The Santa Ynez Valley Union High School Board of Trustees made another round of difficult budget cut decisions by opting to cut the equivalent of 4.4 full time equivalent teaching positions, one full position each from art, math and English, as well as an additional part-time reduction in...

CITY OF GOLETA SUED OVER PROPOSED HOTEL PROJECT

Project may encroach on historic Chumash site

The city of Goleta has been sued over its approval of a controversial hotel project that may encroach on a historic Chumash site. ...

LAW FIRM IS LEGALLY 'GREEN'

Business is pro-business and environmentally sensitive

Attorney Tim Buynak’s Solvang location is pro-business and environmentally sensitive. ...

'DAUGHTER' WORKS UP A NEW PROGRAM

Daughter of Zion Dance Company performs

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