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Scientifically speaking

Vol. 9 Issue 49

Using pedal power and youthful enthusiasm, they are spreading the word from northern California right on down to Oak Valley School: help sustain our earth.

Supes OK Brown’s bid for new jail

The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday gave Sheriff Bill Brown a unanimous go-ahead to apply for a new state grant that could secure $80 million to construct a new jail in the North County. Brown, who has been immovable in moving the county toward construction of a new jail,...

County puts cork in plan for winery

Ballard Canyon Road residents who opposed Michael Larner’s plan to develop a winery offering wine tasting and special events breathed a sigh of relief Monday, after a county official ruled that the project would require a longer, more in-depth and costly review before getting the green light. ...

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At the Julefest parade

An estimated crowd of a few thousand spectators, many of them dressed festively, lined the streets of Solvang on Dec. 3 for the city’s annual Julefest parade....

Lighting up to Christmas tunes

He has been putting up Christmas lights for as long as he can remember, only now it’s synchronized to music passersby can tune their car radios to hear....