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In otter words

Vol. 9 Issue 34

Just as summer camps wind to a close and school doors are set to open, the babies at the zoo are busy learning a thing or two as well.

Transportation transition tallied

It’s only been about three months since the Solvang City Council voted to bring in a new transit contractor, but early numbers on the new service look promising....

Strike averted, but stand-off continues

A looming strike by unionized grocery workers across Southern California may reach the breaking point unless negotiators with Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons bring more to the table, union leaders say....

Solar energy surges through county

Solar-powered energy is rapidly blazing a path across the Santa Barbara landscape. ...

Letters

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Flyers’ memorial gets off the ground

It’s a warm Saturday afternoon at the Santa Maria Airport. The ticket booths handle the occasional customer, the metal detectors at the security checkpoint are silent during the lulls between flights, the luggage conveyers sit motionless and empty like much of the terminal. ...

Fall is for football

In the cool crisp morning air, the dampness hangs heavy on the football field as the players, donning full gear for the first time this season, ready themselves to win....