Archive » September 17, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 38

FUTURE OF MATTEI'S TAVERN UNCERTAIN

At the Historic Landmark Advisory Committee meeting Monday, community members beseeched the committee to designate Mattei’s Tavern a historic landmark, making the owners’ proposal to build a resort on the property much more difficult to accomplish....

AGRICULTURE GROWING IN COUNTY

Santa Barbara County has long been a stronghold for agricultural production, which brought in more than $1 billion for the third consecutive year in 2008, county supervisors were told Tuesday. The figure represents nearly double the amount the county took in from the industry a decade ago....

THE LONE RANGER: NATURAL HORSEMAN

Brad Price is a gentle, patient, horse-trainer, transforming raw horses into skilled riding companions or performance champions. Price has worked 22-years in the ranching industry, as a herdsman, a trainer at guest and dude ranches, and as a manager of a purebred Angus cattle ranch in Nebraska....

SANTA YNEZ TOPS LOMPOC, HITS ROAD TO NORDHOFF

Heading into last Friday’s home-opener against Lompoc, the Santa Ynez Valley Union High football team was looking to minimize turnovers....