Archive » August 20, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 34

SANTA BARBARA RALLY DRAWS BOTH SIDES OF ONGOING HEALTHCARE DEBATE

The heated debate over healthcare reform spilled onto the sidewalks Aug. 13 outside the office of Rep. Lois Capps, who is expected to hold a series of community forums on the issue in September. ...

BUDGET PROBLEMS RETURN

The pains of the county’s budget-cutting process were felt again Tuesday as the Board of Supervisors returned from its four-week recess to decide how it would shore up the recent spate of local cuts from the state. ...

WAR AND PEACE: FROM SOUTH SUDAN TO THE SANTA YNEZ VALLEY

In the tranquil, oak-studded hills of the Santa Ynez Valley, cattle graze and children grow up unmolested by urban distractions. It is a valley of mostly peace and quiet. ...

SANTA YNEZ FOOTBALL KICKS OFF DOUBLE-DAY PRACTICES

On the face of it, Monday appeared to be just another breezy, cloudless affair in Santa Ynez....