Archive » February 3, 2011

VIEW FROM THE ZOO

Vol. 9 Issue 5

On a pristine morning, the giraffes lope circles around their enclosure, tossing their heads and then, intermittently, peek into the barn where behind-the-scenes baby Daniel poses for a photographer.

FLYING HIGH: Unique award for unique board

The board of the Santa Ynez Valley Airport Authority was honored during its latest meeting by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)....

SMALL BUSINESSES LOOK NEAR AND FAR

There’s a big world out there and it’s passing small businesses by....

RACE TO LEAVE BEHIND NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND

“Race to the Top is the most meaningful reform of our public schools in a generation. For less than 1% of what we spend on education each year, it has led over 40 states to raise their standards for teaching and learning,” he said....

SUPERVISORS SAY NO TO COASTAL COMMISSION'S PLAN

After a tense discussion marked by some frank exchanges, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to reject the California Coastal Commission’s suggested changes to the county’s local coastal plan....

COMMENTS COME TO END ON AGRICULTURE RULES

The commenting period has closed on a proposed order that would govern runoff from agriculture land on the Central Coast. ...

ANIMAL LOVER, HORSEMAN SCULPTS SPOT IN WESTERN ART

Jim Stuckenberg prides himself on creating equine sculptures that almost spring to life....