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FLIGHTS OF FANCY

Vol. 9 Issue 28

It all started in 1984 when Bruce Fall and buddy Monte Finley had the idea to fly east on vacation in celebration of their Pipers and their love of aviation.

SEVERAL RILED AS BOARD SUPPORTS STATUS QUO REDISTRICTING MAP

As the first hearing for the decennial redistricting process came to a close Tuesday, a woman shouted “What a sham” and stormed out of the Board of Supervisors hearing room....

SB (S) CAN-DAL

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FIRST STEP TAKEN IN SOLVANG RATE HIKE

Water is one of, if not the most important issue for Solvang. It has been said often by candidates for city council, outside observers and the citizens themselves. ...

WATER COMPANY RELEASES QUALITY REPORT

Orcutt residents may have noticed a packet from Golden State Water in their mail recently....

DISTRICT NOT KEEN ON TRUANCY PROGRAM

It seems like the proverbial wanting to have your cake and eat it, too: The Santa Ynez Union High School District agrees with a recent civil grand jury report urging the District Attorney to reinstate its truancy program, yet it doesn’t think school districts should foot the bill. ...

7 GREAT CAMPING SPOTS CLOSE TO HOME

Smoke is rising through the trees, splashes can be heard from nearby rivers, tents are popping up all over the place and it can only mean one thing: Summer is here, and it’s time to go camping. ...

THE GIFT OF COACHING

The high school team affords local youth an opportunity of a lifetime, if they are wise enough to take advantage of the chance to work hands-on with a real professional....