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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.

Cloud Coverage:35%
Wind:NNW at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:8%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:48:40 AM
Sunset:08:19:10 PM

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Santa Ynez Valley's 1525 Taps & Sports survives pandemic, hosts grand opening event

The family-friendly spot, located at 1525 Mission Drive, serves up creative sandwiches and salads, and the bar carries both draft and bottl… Read more

Santa Ynez Valley celebrates Juneteenth at Solvang Park with singing, dancing

Local families gathered on the lawn at Solvang Park Saturday to celebrate the second Juneteenth community event, held in person this year w… Read more

Local teens win Santa Ynez Valley libraries bookmark contest

All winning entries were submitted by Dunn School students. Read more

Brush fire burns 30 acres on Hwy 1, south of Lompoc

A vegetation fire that erupted Monday along Highway 1, south of Lompoc, scorched 30 acres before it was snuffed out by Santa Barbara County… Read more

Identity of driver sought after wrong-way collision on Hwy 101 near Alvin Avenue

A 45-year-old Santa Maria man sustained minor injuries Tuesday after a vehicle collision on Highway 101 with a wrong-way driver whose ident… Read more

UIPE protective gear completes ground compatibility testing

A joint military test team recently conducted ongoing developmental and operational testing of the Uniform Integrated Protective Ensemble A… Read more

Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People adopts INCLUSION SYV program, hires diversity coordinator

Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People recently selected Adriana Reyes to the role of full-time program coordinator for diversity, equity … Read more

Lights and Sirens in the Santa Ynez Valley

The following is taken from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office media report for the Santa Ynez Valley patrol. Read more

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Editorial: Applauding human trafficking, smuggling efforts

Editorial: Lost in the back-and-forth is a noteworthy development: the formation of a task force led by the Department of Justice to go aft… Read more


Editorial Cartoon: Ocean levels

Today's editorial cartoon takes a look at specter of rising oceans. Read more


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CIF baseball: Madera stuns top-seeded Arroyo Grande in final

The Arroyo Grande offense had been a juggernaut throughout the 2021 season. Then along came Nate Palacioz from Madera High. Read more