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NEWS BRIEFS

CITY COUNCIL 'EMBARRASSED' WITH RICHARDSON'S VOTE ON TRIBAL LETTER
Richardson votes "no"

STATE LAWMAKERS PASS BUDGET BILLS

COUNTY TO RECEIVE FEDERAL STIMULUS DOLLARS FOR TRANSIT

MEMORIAL DEDICATED TO CPL. AARON ALLEN

SATELLITE CRASHES AFTER LAUNCH
Equipment malfunction was apparently to blame

COMMISSION DISCUSSES THE NIGHT SKY
Preserving the night sky

OBITUARY
Mary Elizabeth Schlecht

SOLVANG PROGRESSES IN WATER SUPPLY EFFORTS

OVER THE HILL BRIEFS

LEAK FROM PLATFORM NOT OIL
Mixture of soap and lubrication oil released

THE PLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE

LETTERS

IT'S JUST MY OPINION

BUSINESS BRIEFS

TENS OF THOUSANDS COME TO SEE CYCLISTS RIDE
Amgen

COOL CLIMATE WINE TAKEN TO THE EXTREME
Ice wine

AVA POLAN SPARKLES IN SANTA YNEZ
Jewelry Designer

LIFE IS GOOD IN THE COUNTRY
Vern & Kay McWilliams

A & E BRIEFS

THREE FOCUS ON FILM, SUSTAINABILITY
Raising consciousness about planet Earth

MCCANDLISH HEADED TO SF
Soccer player Tanner McCandlish accepts scholarship offer.

TEEN HOPES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD
Near completion of the International Baccalaureate program

OUR OWN BACKYARD
Glasses are half full in quaint Los Olivos

GOLF & TRAVEL
The new Indian Wells Golf Resort

CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

POLICE BLOTTER

CALIFORNIA CRIME IN BRIEF

BOOKWORM
A review of ‘The Mighty Queens of Freeville’ by Amy Dickinson

HEALTHY GEEZER

AS COLLEGE DONATING FALLS, SCHOOLS THINK LONG-TERM
The legions of fundraisers colleges has new mission

CROSSWORD

RECIPE
Cider-Braised Chicken and Cabbage

EVENTS

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

CROSSWORD SOLUTION

CLASSIFIEDS

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

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Vol. 7 Issue 9

WITNESSES TESTIFY IN PAPPAS CASE

Testimony in fraud voter case continues

Testimony in the voter fraud case brought by 3rd District candidate Steve Pappas against Supervisor Doreen Farr continued in court Feb. 24, and will resume March 11. ...

FISCAL REALITY CHECK

Board of Supervisors attempt to balance a $15 million budget deficit

The Board of Supervisors started coming to grips with how painful fiscal decision making will be in the coming year, as well as the impacts proposed cuts could have on county services. ...

CATTLEMEN BRIEFED ON AG ISSUES

Animal rights, economic impacts and projections discussed

Animal rights, economic impacts and projections for the beef industry were key issues discussed at the annual Santa Barbara Cattlemen’s Association spring meeting Feb. 18. More than 100 ranchers from Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties were on hand. ...

INTERESTING DEALS IN GOLETA

Thrift stores and antiques

As any shopaholic will tell you, there’s nothing like a new purchase to put a little spring in your step. These days however, shoppers are spending less time splurging and more time being thoughtful about their purchases. ...

COUPLE CULTIVATES THEIR BUSINESS

Greenscapes explored

For those born without a green thumb, simple garden management can seem like the most daunting of tasks. Thankfully, valley residents can now avoid the Weed-Wacker and trowel with a quick call to Kayla and Chuy Perez. ...