Archive » July 8, 2010

SIGNS OF SUMMER

Vol. 8 Issue 27

ROUNDABOUT OR TRAFFIC SIGNAL ON TABLE


An alternative to a roundabout – also known as a traffic circle – would be a traffic signal, said Caltrans spokesman Jim Shivers. He stressed that the proposals “are very early in the process,” and that a series of public hearings will be held before a project moves from...

VOTERS WILL DECIDE FATE OF PROPOSED NORTH COUNTY JAIL

The perennial question of “Will there be a North County jail?” will finally be answered when voters go to the polls on Nov. 2. Since the early 1980s, sheriffs have pushed for a new jail, but perhaps none has done so as effectively and vigorously as Sheriff Bill Brown. ...

WILL TANNING TAX BURN LOCAL BUSINESS?


But a new law that places a 10-percent tax on indoor tanning, crept into place rather quietly. ...

OLD-SCHOOL EGYPT COMES TO LIFE


Start with a bag of kabob-flavored chips and a love of dance. Add a strong sense of compassion, a little youthful enthusiasm and a dash of adventure. ...

JIM LUKSIC’S MOVIE REVIEWS

“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”...

LET FREEDOM RING


The streets of Solvang came alive on the Fourth of July, as thousands of people jockeyed for a good seat along the parade route. The route itself stretched across a good portion of downtown Solvang, giving the parade observers a chance to take in all 82 of the entrants. ...