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Vol. 8 Issue 28

The Elverhøj Museum was ground zero for an international meet and greet in Solvang.

BARRIER HALTED

On Monday morning, flaggers were directing traffic on Cold Spring Canyon Bridge where construction crews were at work on a long-awaited and debated suicide barrier. ...

PARTY'S OVER FOR UNDERAGE DRINKERS

A new ordinance accepted by the Solvang City Council will punish those who host parties where underage drinking takes place. The Santa Ynez Valley Coalition to Promote Drug Free Youth has worked under a Drug Free Community grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy to help keep kids...

RECESSION OVER - BUT NOT ALTOGETHER

After hanging over governments and businesses like an unsteady chandelier for more than three years, the Great Recession has come to a halt – though a painfully slow one....

STUDY CLOUDS ONGOING MARIJUANA DEBATE


The study lights up the marijuana debate anew but didn’t surprise those who have been closely watching the campaign to pass Proposition 19, which would allow adults 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and let individuals grow up to 25 square-feet of plants on their...

FARMERS MARKETS GO MOBILE

Here’s a math problem: On one side of the equation, hungry people in need of nutritious food. On the other side, farmers with excess produce that they can’t sell. Now, add them together. The result: Buellton’s mobile farmers market. ...

SY HIGH ALL-STARS LIGHT UP THE GRIDIRON

Recently graduated senior football players from Santa Ynez High School have been practicing since July 5 in Carpinteria for what will be their last time competing together on the gridiron. Eight Pirates have been selected to participate in the Santa Barbara County All-Star Game as members of the South squad,...