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On the Ranch

Briefs

Office assistant needed

A seat at the table
Giving thanks

View of the Valley

Obituary
Bobby Allen Callahan

Heritage Trail coming to a close

Cachuma Lake fishing report

It's just my opinion
Another year, another Thanksgiving

Letters

Draft Mitigation/Cooperative Agreement proposed
Santa Ynez Chumash Casino tribe and Santa Barbara County

Crime on Land in Federal Trust
Chumash Casino

Hoofbeats
Adventures of Travelers’ Farm and Tina Fry

Valley round-up
All good seasons come to an end

Golf & Travel
Stay in the airport at Disney World

Citizen Participation

Sheriff's Blotter

Healthy Geezer

Bookworm
I Didn’t Ask to Be Born • You’re not the boss of me

Recipe
Steamed Japanese yam and duck dumplings

Crossword

Events

Crossword solution

Furry Friends
Adopt a pet in need today!

Businesses blooming

Vol. 9 Issue 47

They are the No. 1 job creators, often also the top customer base of big business – so this day is for them.

Code clampdown roils merchants

Los Olivos business owners were taken by surprise last July after county officials cracked down on the use of signs. Recently, frustration ran high as business owners complained about the snail pace in which officials moved forward with enforcement notices, even though merchants themselves have been told to act swiftly...

Neighbors oppose a proposed winery

At a meeting Monday, residents of Ballard Canyon Road called a proposal to put a winery in their neighborhood “offensive,” “all we dread,” “gargantuan” and a “horrible blemish on a perfect canvas.”...

Awards bestowed on scarecrows

The second annual Solvang Scarecrow Fest came to an end on Nov. 16 and awards were given out to the best and most creative entries. ...

Oh, Christmas tree

The turkey wasn’t even in the oven and Christmas trees were already going up all over Solvang....

Art treasures, Santa Ynez style

Booked more as a friend-raiser than fundraiser, what it turned out to be was a 3-day treasure hunt for art lovers....

Words of thanks are not enough

TThey look momentarily at each other, as if caught unaware....