Archive » July 28, 2011

Musical youth

Vol. 9 Issue 30

Getting the attention of preteens is never easy, but about 20 boys in the craft lodge at The Society of St. Vincent De Paul’s Circle V Ranch Camp are fixated on John Zeretzke.

Council: Water rates need scrutiny

Solvang residents have at least two more weeks before notices of proposed rate increases are mailed out to them....

County clamps down on business signs

Josiah Jenkins said “my jaw dropped” when he received a letter from the county Planning & Development Department warning that he may be in violation of the county code because of his business sign....

Survey: Slump in drug use among HS students

A survey assessing student behavior and attitudes about school and drug use paints a positive picture of students at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School, particularly when compared to their peers in the North County. ...

Taking home the Hitachi

School administrators aren’t immune to the lure of grand-prize dreaming, but despite those dreams, winning came as a huge and welcomed surprise. ...

Kids hooked on fishing

Although billed as one of the many events designed for children, the parents who bring them and the elders who teach them reel in almost as much fun....