Posts Tagged ‘Santa_Ynez’


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Central Coast fish thieves arrested

Department of Fish and Wildlife wardens arrested two Santa Barbara County men Sunday for allegedly stealing from other fishermen and commercial fish markets to resell in Hollywood. The two licensed fishermen, John Wilson, 53, of Santa Ynez and Kai Griffin,... (Continue reading)

3 dead in Central Coast car crashes

Three people were killed in two of the multiple auto collisions that occurred on Wednesday during the afternoon rain. Shortly before 3 p.m., a 31-year-old Nipomo man was killed in a head on collision on Highway 154 in Santa Barbara... (Continue reading)

A Chumash Christmas with Brian Setzer

By COLIN JONES I’m not much for Christmas-themed music so it was with some trepidation that I ventured down to the Chumash Casino recently to catch the Brian Setzer Orchestra and his Christmas Rocks! extravaganza.To be honest at the risk... (Continue reading)

Alice Cooper to perform at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES As the summer concert season winds down at Vina Robles, the fall heats up with headliner Alice Cooper making a rare central coast appearance when he performs at the Chumash Casino Resort on November 21, Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Nugent is full of shtick at the Chumash

By COLIN JONES There is no one on Planet Earth like Ted Nugent. But you knew that already. As an entertainer, being uniquely original like Nugent is a huge plus but it’s never enough. You need to have soul and... (Continue reading)

Search for missing Solvang pilot still delayed

A search for a missing Solvang pilot whose single-engine airplane apparently crashed near Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome will be resumed in June, park officials said. [Santa Maria Times] Nicol Wilson’s 1966 Mooney M20F disappeared from radar Dec. 17 after... (Continue reading)

Women killed on Highway 154 high on drugs

Law enforcement officials have confirmed that the two women who were struck and killed on Highway 154 had a variety of narcotics in their systems at the time of their deaths. [Noozhawk] Sara Ornelas, 54, of Santa Barbara, and Barbara... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for fatal hit and run

Officers arrested a San Luis Obispo man for hit-and-run after two female pedestrians were struck and killed late Friday on Highway 154 near Lake Cachuma in the Santa Ynez Valley. [Noozhawk] The two currently unnamed women — aged 54 and... (Continue reading)

Solvang man and his plane missing

Two full days of searching have turned up no trace of a plane piloted by a Solvang man that disappeared earlier this week over the high country of Yosemite National Park. [Noozhawk] The plane was en route from the Santa... (Continue reading)

Boy drowns in Santa Ynez swimming hole

A holiday outing turned to tragedy Wednesday afternoon, as rescue personnel were unable to revive an 8-year-old boy who disappeared in a pool on the Santa Ynez River in the Los Padres National Forest. [Noozhawk] The boy, whose name and... (Continue reading)



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