Archive » October 14, 2010

BIG TIME

Vol. 8 Issue 41

Pumpkins, pie and prizes, popcorn, pigs and penny-arcade games were all part of the fun Sept. 9 as Santa Barbara County 4-H celebrated their fall fundraiser “Cloverfest” at the Flag Is Up Farms in Solvang.

OPPONENTS ON REDISTRICTING BALLOT MEASURES DRAW THE LINE

It’s a ritual that happens once a decade after the latest census figures come out, but it shapes the political landscape of state and congressional districts and could, in the long run, tilt the balance of power in Congress. ...

RICHARDSON SPEAKS OUT

If there is one thing Solvang Mayor Jim Richardson wants to be perceived as, it’s a public servant. He has embraced a one-on-one philosophy in his campaign, hoping to build upon earlier success and betting conversations with his constituents will keep him in office for another two years....

DEMOCRAT ALLISON PUSHES ANTI-WASHINGTON THEME

Tim Allison, the candidate challenging Rep. Elton Gallegly, believes the 12-term incumbent has served too long and has become a conservative ideologue in a district that has become increasingly moderate. ...

LETTERS

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ELECTION

School board candidates: Who they are and how they see it

The large field of candidates running for the three open seats on Santa Ynez Valley Union High School District Board met recently to answer questions presented to them by the debate’s sponsors, each other and the audience....