Archive » September 22, 2011

From the horse’s mouth

Vol. 9 Issue 38

With so many rich traditions and unique history on every street corner, it’s hard to go a week in Solvang without an anniversary celebration.

Chumash town hall lures crowd

Speculation has swirled over what the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has in store for 1,390 acres at the northwest corner of highways 154/246 in Santa Ynez, but at a recent town hall held by the tribe, Tribal Chairman Vincent Armenta squelched rumors of a new casino....

County eyes regulation of fracking

The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday imposed stiffer regulations for companies using an oil and gas drilling technique that some say poses a threat to the environment and public health. ...

From flames to friendship

He may be 80-something, but he can move quickly when he wants to. He wanted to....

The story that test scores tell can sometimes be misleading

To ascertain if our schools are doing a good job, newly registered immigrants who neither speak nor read English should be given the same STAR tests as everyone else....

Single-minded focus

It all started when she was 7, tinkering around with her daddy and big brother’s toys, but somehow, one day it morphed into a passion she couldn’t put down....