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NATURE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Vol. 8 Issue 22

John Everts said it is the “Best-kept secret in the Valley.” Marc Kummel called it unique and said its record is remarkable. It has been around for 10 years, it hosts talks on a broad range of subjects and gives out awards to local kids who excel in science.

SUPES PUT CORK ON UNDERAGE DRINKING

Spawned from concerns about increased underage drinking, a law to fine people who allow those younger than 21 to drink in their homes was approved by the county Board of Supervisors. Under the “Social Host Liability Ordinance,” property owners, landlords and tenants in the unincorporated area of the county can...

IN-HOME CUTS STILL LOOM

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s plan to trim the state’s deficit-ridden budget by cutting in-home supportive services to tens of thousands of people was curtailed by the courts last year. But that doesn’t mean it’s going away. ...

BUELLTON CITY COUNCIL ENTERS INTO ENERGY WATCH PROGRAM

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has begun to establish partnerships between cities, counties and other agencies to help local governments and communities become more energy efficient. ...

WALKING WITH GIANTS

In a hilltop ranch-house with sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Valley, a group of about 15 gathered. ...

UPON REFLECTION

It was a beautiful breezy day on May 29 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard, where more than 100 people gathered to commemorate fallen soldiers in a tradition that dates back to 1865. ...