Archive » December 9, 2010

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

Vol. 8 Issue 49

In a town where the Danish architecture means the holiday spirit is never far from mind, the countdown to Christmas officially began Friday night with the lighting of Solvang’s tree.

ACT MERELY A DREAM FOR STUDENTS?

Nayra Pacheco, 20, hopes to graduate from UCSB in 2012 with degrees in the history of public policy and environmental studies. A native of Oaxaca, Mexico, she would like to stay in California, find work with a non-profit organization and maybe raise a family. But because Pacheco is an undocumented...

TRUCKS MAY NEED ALTERNATIVE ROUTE

Last summer when the driver of a gravel-filled truck lost control of its brakes and crashed into a house in Santa Barbara at the base of Highway 154, killing a family of three, county officials and the California Highway Patrol decided something needed to be done. On Tuesday, the Santa...

SANTA YNEZ HISTORY TEACHERS D.C.-BOUND FOR HISTORY LESSON OF THEIR VERY OWN

Three Santa Ynez High School teachers, along with local art expert and father, Carlyle Eubank, head to the Department of State on Friday to work on a project to assist educators across the country, perhaps even internationally....

MARIJUANA MORATORIUM DOMINATES BOARD AGENDA

In a move intended to buy time for county officials seeking to draft regulations covering medical marijuana dispensaries, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday extended a moratorium on new pot facilities....

TEAM AND SERVICE-ORIENTED, ELLIS PINS FUTURE

Don’t let his broad smile or short stature fool you: Casey Ellis is a powerhouse on and off the field, with more than just athleticism and grades going for him....