Articles Tagged With ‘Solvang’

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Kidnap suspect shot and killed in Solvang, victim missing

Pearl Pinson

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies shot and killed the suspected kidnapper of a 15-year-old girl in Solvang on Thursday afternoon. Officers have not located the teen. On Wednesday at about 7 a.m., witnesses reported hearing shots and seeing a bleeding... (Continue reading)

Solvang woman acquitted of murdering her daughter

Marjorie Good

Less than a month after declaring a mistrial, a Santa Maria judge reversed his ruling, freeing a 90-year-old Solvang woman who was accused of murdering her terminally ill daughter. In 2013, Solvang resident Heidi Good died at the age of... (Continue reading)

Mistrial declared in murder case of elderly Solvang woman

Marjorie Good

A Santa Maria judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a 90-year-old Solvang woman who is accused of murdering her terminally ill daughter. The mistrial occurred, in part, because jurors watched media coverage of a separate verdict in... (Continue reading)

Woman burned in Solvang guest ranch explosion

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A 50-year-old woman suffered serious burns when an aerosol deodorant can exploded early Sunday morning at the Alisal Guest Ranch in Solvang, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. At about 6:45 a.m., the woman was in a bathroom... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara winemaker allegedly embezzled $1.2 million

Christian Lucas Garvin

A Solvang man is accused of embezzling $1.2 million from a Santa Barbara winery he used to manage. [KEYT] Christian Lucas Garvin, 41, worked as the manager and winemaker at Oreana Winery in Santa Barbara from 2005 to 2013. He... (Continue reading)

Grand jury charges 89-year-old woman with murdering her daughter

The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury has indicted an 89-year-old woman for the murder of her daughter. Solvang resident Heidi Good was suffering from ALS at the time of her death in 2013, but Good’s husband has since maintained in... (Continue reading)

What is the difference between a lady and a flower girl?

“The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated,” said Henry Higgins as he made a wager that with a little work he could pass lowly Cockney flower girl Eliza... (Continue reading)

ISIS allegedly sets its sights on Solvang

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is reportedly targeting a resident of Solvang who is an active member or veteran of either the U.S. Navy or Air Force. [KEYT] A hacking group affiliated with ISIS has released a kill... (Continue reading)

Emaciated bobcat attacks woman

An emaciated bobcat that attacked a woman Thursday at a Solvang resort was euthanized. [LATimes] The bobcat came up behind the 65-year-old victim, an employee at the resort, and bit down on her head. When the woman tried to brush... (Continue reading)

Mystery military device spurs evacuation of Solvang

Between 500 and 700 homes and business in Solvang faced evacuation orders Wednesday after an unknown military device appeared in the city’s business district. [KSBY] The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possibly explosive device, described... (Continue reading)

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