Archive » January 27, 2011

DANCING QUEEN

Vol. 9 Issue 4

They started out as little girls in baggy tights, eager to be in the first row of their dance classes, but it was a whole different prospect when they found themselves in the front teaching others.

RUSS HICKS DIES AT 55

The City of Buellton is mourning the passing of longtime city council member and former Mayor Russ Hicks, who served the city from 1994-2011. Council member Hicks passed away suddenly today at his home in Buellton. In honor of council member Hicks, city flags are being flown at...

THANKS A LOT: SOLVANG RECEIVES AWARD

Before tackling an appointment to the Parks and Recreation Commission, the Solvang City Council took time to enjoy an honor for resolving what had been a divisive issue in the city. ...

UPSTREAM BATTLE LEAVES SHORE WITH LITTLE RESISTANCE

Along with much of California, Solvang is once again dealing with a current of water issues that seems endless....

TRUCK BAN IN THE WORKS

Spurred by a fatal accident in August and long-standing concerns by locals about traffic safety on Highway 154, the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments voted to seek legislation restricting trucks based on size and weight on the 32-mile route....

WILLIAMSON ACT BACK ON STATE CHOPPING BLOCK

The pump delivering funds from Sacramento to help keep agricultural land viable may be turned off under a tight-fisted state budget proposal, but county supervisors pledge to lend a helping hand to keep the program going....

OUTSTANDING MAY BE AN UNDERSTATEMENT

He has created a life which is all about balance with service on either side of the equation....