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    AJ Spurs closed due to kitchen fire

    The AJ Spurs location in Buellton will be closed for an unknown period of time as a kitchen fire got out of control on Tuesday afternoon, according to Santa Barbara County Fire officials. The fire [...]
  • Arts & Nonprofits

    6 artists explore Santa Ynez River

    Staff Report In a new art exhibit at the Wildling Museum, six local women explore the journey over one year of the Santa Ynez River and its watershed, all 92 miles of it, from Jameson [...]
  • Lifestyle

    Applications open for 2018 Danish Maid

    Staff Report The Solvang Danish Days Foundation is accepting applications until Feb. 28 from young women who want to be the 2018 Danish Days Maid. Applicants must submit an essay about their qualifications and accomplishments, and preference will be given to a [...]
  • Arts & Nonprofits

    ‘Touch-A-Truck’ benefit returning March 3

    Staff Report Seeing kids coming back each year and running straight to their favorite truck, SWAT vehicle or tractor is one of the highlights of the annual SYV Touch a Truck benefit. The event, organized [...]

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Lecture to examine grizzly bears’ past, future

February 20, 2018

Staff Report California was home to as many as 10,000 grizzly bears before the Gold Rush, but they have been extinct for nearly a century. The last credible sighting of a wild “chaparral bear” occurred […]

Agriculture & Equine

There’s room for vegetables at every meal

February 20, 2018

By Carolyn Givens Contributing Writer This time of year, our minds are on beginnings and endings and the cycle of the new year. Here on the farm, the fields are lying fallow, gathering nutrients and […]

Arts & Nonprofit

Arts & Nonprofits

6 artists explore Santa Ynez River

February 20, 2018

Staff Report In a new art exhibit at the Wildling Museum, six local women explore the journey over one year of the Santa Ynez River and its watershed, all 92 miles of it, from Jameson […]

Arts & Nonprofits

‘Touch-A-Truck’ benefit returning March 3

February 20, 2018

Staff Report Seeing kids coming back each year and running straight to their favorite truck, SWAT vehicle or tractor is one of the highlights of the annual SYV Touch a Truck benefit. The event, organized […]

Arts & Nonprofits

SYHS freshman is finalist in Teen Star singing

February 20, 2018

By Kyah Corff SY Valley Star intern Through hard work and extraordinary singing ability, high school freshman Jake Gildred has been selected from hundreds of competitors as a finalist in this year’s Teen Star Santa […]

Events

Events

Annual lecture explores evolving faith issues

February 20, 2018

Staff Report A scholar who has sparred with legendary boxer Muhammad Ali as well as explored Paul’s anti-imperial message for impoverished and oppressed Christians during the Roman Empire will be one of the two main […]

Events

Feb. 20 – March 4 Events Calendar

February 20, 2018

Email items for this calendar to news@santaynezvalleystar.com. 20 DJ Peetey & Cook Your Own Lunch Day Camp – 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Buellton Rec Center, 301 2nd St., Buellton. Visit www.buelltonrec.com. 21 Zodo’s Bowling Day Camp […]

Education

Astronaut to share photos from space

February 20, 2018

Staff Report NASA astronaut Terry Virts will give an illustrated public lecture titled “View From Above: An Astronaut Photographs the World”  – featuring stunning photographs from his 200 days aboard the International Space Station – at 7:30 p.m. Mon., Feb. 26, at […]

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