Archive » July 7, 2011

CHILD'S PLAY

Vol. 9 Issue 27

Just after sunset, fireworks exploded over the east lawn of Old Mission Santa Inés, prompting hundreds of heads to tilt back skyward, and cheers, claps, and screams to sound from Independence Day revelers.

COUNTY WITHDRAWS ITS PROTEST OF CHUMASH CASINO LIQUOR LICENSE

Despite objections from the public and 3rd District Supervisor Doreen Farr, the Board of Supervisors majority withdrew a letter on Tuesday protesting challenging a bid by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to expand a liquor license at its casino hotel and resort....

METERS FACE TOUGH DAY WITH PUBLIC

Smart meters are dumb and potentially dangerous – at least according to the 45 public speakers who were among a crowd that packed the county supervisors’ chambers on Tuesday to protest the high-tech devices. The meeting was reminiscent of a 2009 discussion of a countywide spay-neuter ordinance, except not one...

LETTERS

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HANDS-ON SURFER LEAVES MESSAGE

Two teenage role models made cameo appearances at Santa Barbara’s fabled Lobero Theater for a worthy cause....