Archive » December 17, 2009

Vol. 7 Issue 51

CRITICS SAY GOVERNMENT BENEFITS THE MOST FROM FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDING

Millions of stimulus dollars have flowed into the county since President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in February, but some critics say the money has done little to stimulate the economy....

CITY COUNCIL TALKS PARKS AND SMALL BUSINESS

Rotarians from Los Olivos presented a check for $7,000 to Solvang to improve Sunny Fields Park at the city council meeting Monday....

WATER BOARD DOESN'T WANT TO LOOK DOWN BOTH BARRELS

At their meeting Tuesday, board members of the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District, Improvement District No. 1, expressed frustration and upset over recent actions by the Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board (COMB)....

BENEFIT SATURDAY TO HELP SYVHS GRADUATE

A silent auction and benefit team roping and barrel race is being held on behalf of Dillon Wingereid, a Santa Ynez Valley Union High School graduate, who was severely injured in a car accident in late November....

TEACHER, STUDENTS JOIN FORCES FOR KETTLE DRIVE

There’s more to the Salvation Army Kettle Drive than meets the ears....

PIRATE WRESTLERS DISMANTLE ROYALS, 54-30

Pirate wrestlers dismantle Royals, 54-30

The Santa Ynez High varsity wrestling team prevailed, 54-30, Tuesday night against visiting San Marcos. Among the Pirates’ winners: Josh Schaeffer, Matt Giles, Daniel Clark, Carlos Soto and Levi Gonnion....