Archive » September 30, 2010

WATER FALLS BUT RATES DON'T

Vol. 8 Issue 39

WATER RATE STUDY CALLS FOR INCREASE; CITY COUNCIL LOOKS FOR ALTERNATIVES

A long-awaited review of water rates in Solvang leaves more questions than answers, and one question it does answer won’t sit well with residents already scrimping to pay their water bill. ...

LIBERTARIAN CANDIDATE AIMS FOR CAPPS' POSITION

In the race for the 23rd Congressional District, Libertarian candidate Darrell M. Stafford draws a stark contrast not only to his fiscally conservative opponents, but also to his own party. Promising to change business-as-usual in Washington, the congressional hopeful played up his outsider status – a message aimed at distinguishing...

CANDIDATES FOR 33RD STATE ASSEMBLY SEAT TALK GETS FISCAL

One thing was made perfectly clear Sunday evening when the candidates for the 33rd State Assembly seat announced their positions on the economy to an audience full of Republican voters: If one of them is elected, there will be some tightening of the state’s fiscal belt. ...

ELECTION 2010

Trustee at-large, challenger square off in final debate

The final series of Q&A with the candidates running for the board of the Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District Improvement District One (ID1), comes down to incumbent Matt Loudon and challenger Karen Carroll. ...

LOS ALAMOS OLD DAYS

Temperatures topping 100 degrees didn’t deter hundreds of people Sunday from flocking to the heart of Los Alamos for the 64th Annual Old Days Celebration, a festival paying homage to the 133-year-old town’s authentic Western heritage....