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Wooden you know it?

Vol. 9 Issue 39

I’m standing in a well-lit workshop behind a modest ranch house in a Solvang neighborhood.

Plan for inmates concerns sheriff

After years of trying to stem its jail overcrowding problem, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department will start on Saturday jailing what will eventually amount to an additional 600-plus state inmates and parolees over the next two years. ...

Solvang City Council green-lights stop

A troubled intersection on the east end of Solvang should soon be getting a 4-way stop to cut down on wait times and improve safety. On Monday night, the council voted 3-1 to approve a 4-way stop at the intersection of Old Mission and Alamo Pintado roads. Discussion on improvements...

Challenging students to step up

She traced her hands on the backside of her desk, then wrote across the image: “These hands belong to Rachel Joy Scott and will someday touch millions of people’s hearts.”...

Parade highlights Old West flavor around Los Alamos

The family fun-filled affair of the Los Alamos Old Days Celebration culminated Sunday with its Greatest Little Small Town Parade, drawing hundreds who cheered on a cavalcade of horseback riders, tractor enthusiasts and community groups. ...

King of Beef moves to Los Alamos

Pay no attention to that man behind the flame. A warm Los Alamos afternoon is quickly tilting toward sunset. ...

One goal at a time

With strength and speed he ushers the ball to the opponents’ side of the pool, and kicking himself high in the water, he aims, shoots, scores. How many?...