Archive » October 27, 2011

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Vol. 9 Issue 43

Amid restructuring, some citizens seek help

Two weeks after an increase and restructuring of Solvang water rates, some citizens petitioned the city council for relief from what could be hefty increases on their monthly water bills. The council responded by taking the first steps toward allowing residents to downsize their water meters...

Occupy movement reaches Lompoc

In solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests across the country, a couple dozen activists gathered at Sculpture Park in Lompoc to draw attention to what they see as crony capitalism. ...

Gentlemen, start your grills

For 20 years, the manliest men in the Valley have been getting together for Real Men Cook in support of Arts Outreach....

Resurrecting the past

They took two giant steps forward in their efforts to revive the past....

A seat at the table

Greek food and Hellenic cuisine

For a long time, I’ve had Petros in Los Olivos on a short list of restaurants I wanted to write about....

Preserving the land by instilling a love for it

As late-summer warmth melts firmly to fall, children brush-off sand from their feet to brush-up on educational basics while local organizations stand ready to foster and encourage a love for all things nature....

A 50-year tradition of winning

It was the waffling of a young man — uncertain of the future he wanted — who only by accident ended up making all the right choices....