Archive » October 8, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 41

SCHOOL RATINGS SYSTEM DOESN'T TELL ENTIRE STORY

Although the 2009 Academic Performance Index (API) results proved favorable for Santa Ynez Valley Union High and Goleta Union Elementary, school officials have mixed feelings about the measuring stick’s validity....

HARVEST IN FULL SWING

The grape harvest showed no signs of slowing down Tuesday morning at Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard in Los Olivos....

THESE TWO WOMEN GET PHYSICAL, YOGA-STYLE

Speaking with Ellen Levine reveals a woman who is congenial, amicable and focused — which makes teaching the art of yoga a natural for her. Her Sol Dance Studio is tucked inside the quaint Frederick’s Court in Solvang. In business for four years, Levine is clearly proud of her...

SY GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL CONTINUES TO CRUISE

The Santa Ynez Valley Union High girls’ volleyball team had a great week with two league wins and a defining win at San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara Sept. 29 at Lompoc. The Pirates had a season-high 28 team aces in a 25-12, 25-8, 25-19 win....

BUELLTON MAN EARNS NATIONAL CROWN

It wasn’t easy, or expected, but Mike O’Neil has won a national championship....