Archive » December 15, 2011

Joy to the world

Vol. 9 Issue 50

Hundreds came to see a Christmas story come alive at the outdoor Solvang Festival Theatre on Dec. 10, as the 27th annual Solvang Nativity Pageant unfolded with locals participating in the re-enactment of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.

SY school board holds dual meeting

After Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement on Dec. 13, it seems clear the tight budget woes aren’t going anyplace, anytime soon – even if cuts were not quite as deep as expected....

Buellton council greenlights bike race

The Buellton City Council paved the way for a popular close-circuit bike race to roll into town early next year. ...

Solvang council members approve Segway tours

It’s official: There will soon be a new way to get around Solvang....

SEIU Local 721 members forced to accept cuts

The overwhelming majority of county employees represented by Service Employees International Union Local 721 have tenaciously opposed a proposal to reduce the county’s budget shortfall by scaling back the cost of the workforce through a 3.5% across-the-board wage reduction and other sacrifices. ...

Hoofbeats

Valley gains an additional world title

Once again, a horse from the Santa Ynez Valley has claimed a world title. But Greg Simon says it’s not that surprising. ...

Sheriff's blotter

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