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Longhorn history

Vol. 9 Issue 36

Although a bit bigger now, this cowboy hangout hasn’t changed much from its start – when it was nothing more than three tables plus a counter, and as much bakery as diner.

Board proceeds with climate study

Following the lead of the state to curb greenhouse gases, the county is pressing ahead with the development of a Climate Action Strategy, but critics say it is too costly and will have harmful effects on the local economy....

Youths reflect on Sept. 11

Foggy and uncertain, their memories are shaped more by how their teachers and parents reacted than by the recurring images that once played over and over in the media....

Remote wildfire rips through mountains

[Editor’s Note: A fire that broke out Saturday north of Zaca Peak in the Los Padres National Forest burned nearly 700 acres, before being 100% contained Monday. Reporter Isaiah Brookshire was there minutes after the blaze began and watched the air operation unfold.]...

Vulture awareness takes flight

Mixing a little learning with fun, local youngsters enjoy the chance to get to know the garbage collectors of the animal world....

With hopes high, Pirates sail into fall

Golf - The Santa Ynez Valley Union High School girls’ golf team started September with a 235-265 win against San Luis Obispo at home. The tournament medalist was Kristin Henno....