Archive » September 3, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 36

STANDARDIZED TESTS YIELD PROGRESS IN ENGLISH, HISTORY; DROP IN SCIENCE

Students throughout the Valley generally improved in English and history, but science was a different story, according to the latest Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) results....

COUNTY RESIDENTS FEAR LOSS OF IN-HOME BENEFITS

Karen Johnson is wheel-chair bound and needs help with many daily activities, but she still feels independent....

FISH RECOVERY PLAN COULD LIMIT WATER USE

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service gathered comments during a public workshop Sept. 2 about a draft plan to save the endangered steelhead trout, but some worry the plan could negatively affect water use and rights for the Santa Ynez River and Lake Cachuma....

MEMORIALS FOR DENIS OIGE KEANE

“All who wander are not lost.”...

'FLYING LESSONS' CAST AND CREW MAKE THEIR WAY AROUND THE VALLEY

On the steamiest of afternoons — the thermostat inside Longhorn Café peaked at 92, but the outdoor temperature had crept into triple digits — locals waited for a slice of stardom....