Daily Edhat - 07/17/14
Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly to mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.
Fall Election Season Kicks Off in Santa Barbara County
Races for seats on seven city councils plus assorted school and special district boards in Santa Barbara County will start taking shape as the nomination period opened Monday and runs through at least Aug. 8. Candidates for the Santa Maria , Lompoc , Solvang , Buellton , Goleta , Guadalupe and Carpinteria city councils could begin tossing their ... (more)
Anheuser-Busch InBev may be in the market for another beer blockbuster
InBev's $52 billion purchase of Anheuser-Busch Cos., announced six years ago, remains the biggest deal in beer history.
Santa Barbara Independent
Ken Brown Quotables
Ken Brown, as he's more commonly known, was the founding winemaker of Zaca Mesa Winery in 1977, designing the winery, testing which grape varietals worked in this climate, planting the county's first syrah vines, and hiring, among other would-be luminaries, Jim Clendenen , Bob Lindquist , and Adam Tolmach .
Santa Barbara Independent
Industrial Eats Consuming Buellton Foodies
About nine years ago, my naA ve notion that caterers were just cooks who couldn't make it in the restaurant business was shattered to pieces when, under the glow of candlelight in the chapel of La PurA sima Mission at a dinner honoring vintner Richard Sanford, I became enchanted with a bowl of smoked-boar-and-pumpkin soup.
Los Angeles Times
And now for Holy Expletive wine: You fill in the blank
Not just another pretty label: Holy Expletive wine is designed so you can fill in your own personalized expletive.
Tara Jones: Ascendant Spirits Serves Up Slice of Americana
Ascendant Spirits , at 37 Industrial Way, No. 103 in Buellton, is a little slice of Americana located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, on the border of Buellton and Solvang.
Openings Available for CHP 'Start Smart' Driving Class
The Buellton office of the California Highway Patrol has announced there are openings available for the next Start Smart classes scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. Anyone who is interested in enrolling their sons or daughters for this free one-time, two-hour class can make reservations by calling the Buellton CHP area office at ... (more)
San Jose Mercury News
Three new, must-try wine labels
The labels of Nottingham Cellars' new Vasco Urbano Wine Company pay home to Rhone varietals with specific caricatures.
Buellton CHP Holding Recruitment Seminar on Wednesday
In preparation for the upcoming hiring phase for the California Highway Patrol , the Buellton Area CHP Office will host a Recruitment Seminar at the Buellton Area Office from 4 to 7 p.m. this Wednesday, June 25. We cordially invite all those interested from our community to join us in attending this event.