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ON THE RANCH

RADAR GUN TO HELP OFFICERS CATCH SPEEDERS
Buellton gets radar gun

NEWS BRIEFS

NEW USE FOR 3630 SAGUNTO STREET APPEALED
Water district appeals

DOG PARK IN BUELLTON RECEIVES ADDITONAL FUNDING
Council voted 4-1 to increase funding

WIND PROJECT APPROVED
Wind farm planned for Lompoc

SOLVANG NEGOTIATES WATER STABILIZATION
Solvang's water committee has revived meetings

SONGWRITERS AND HOPEFULS TO CONVENE IN BUELLTON
Opportunity in Buellton

BUELLTON CITY COUNCIL GIVES GOLF COURSE A MULLIGAN

COUNCIL OKs MOBILE HOME CONVERSION
Rancho Mobile Home Park has approved conversion

OVER THE HILL BRIEFS

IT'S JUST MY OPINION
Spending our way to posperity

LETTERS

THIS SHOP WILL SOCK IT TO YOU
The Sock Loft in Solvang

BUSINESS BRIEFS

BEST OF THE VALLEY
Valley residents vote on their favorite places

AVOIDING THE WINTER DOLDRUMS
Don't let cold weather get in the way of being healthy

COLD WEATHER IS HERE - GO TO THE SNOW!
Cold weather shouldn't hinder outdoor activities

GOLF & TRAVEL
Investment talk in New Orleans

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

POLICE BLOTTER

CALIFORNIA CRIME IN BRIEF

BOOKWORM
A review of ‘Duke Ellington: His Life in Jazz’ by Stephanie Stein Crease

HEATHY GEEZER

PUZZLE
Sudoku

RECIPE
Icky Sticky Sausage Wraps

EVENTS

SUDOKU SOLUTION

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

HOROSCOPES

CLASSIFIEDS

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

PETS
Adopt a pet today!

Vol. 7 Issue 8

PAPPAS CASE CONTINUES WITH WITNESS TESTIMONY

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Buellton reports city’s status in annual address

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Commission sends Purisima resort to supes

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Buellton Chamber of Commerce to move to Avenue of Flags

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVES

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TRIAL BEGINS IN VOTER FRAUD CASE

Outcome may change election results

After just one day of testimony, the election court contest brought by Steve Pappas against Supervisor Doreen Farr was continued to Feb. 24 due to conflicts in the judge’s schedule. ...

COUNTY HOLDS OFF ON ADDITIONAL OIL PATROLS

County will wait to hire more staff

Santa Barbara County will give a recently instituted ordinance targeting problem onshore oil companies such as Greka Energy time to work before it hires more staff to do inspections and raises violator fees. ...

CREMATORIUM REQUEST WITHDRAWN

Application taken off the council agenda

The application to allow a stand-alone crematorium in Buellton was taken off the Feb. 12 city council agenda at the request of the applicant, Dianna Crockett, who said she still intends to build the facility somewhere in Buellton. ...

GOOSE MAULED BY DOG DIES AFTER SURGERY

Despite the heroic efforts of a local hand surgeon and the caring members of Solvang’s Animal Rescue Team, Inc., Pooper the goose died after surgery to remove one of her wings, which was damaged when she was mauled by a dog more than a month ago. ...

SUPES TO REVISIT BROWN'S AUTHORITY

Power shift seems all but certain

A power shift in Santa Barbara County seems all but certain following the Board of Supervisors’ Feb. 17 meeting in which the board reclaimed the authority to hire and fire department heads among other things. ...