SBVC 18-Smack team: Nicki Brown, Taylor Racich, Katie Spieler, Holland Crenshaw, Emma Campbell, Dani Rottman, Amy Lanski, Director Jake Hong, Eve Ettinger, Coach Donnelly, Coach Preston, Amanda Harvey, Katy Villanueva
COUNTY COMMUNICATION: Doreen Farr sent a letter to constituents saying the Chumash have initiated discussions about bringing 1,400 acres in Santa Ynez into their reservation, and off the county tax roll, through a “fee to trust” process.
OUTVOTED: While Supervisors Janet Wolf and Doreen Farr (from left) wanted to keep in place a protest against the Chumash Casino Resort expanding its liquor license, the other three supervisors said mitigating provisions were enough to allow the expansion to move forward.
TAKING THE OATH: Officer Kasi Beutel took the stand to testify in a pretrial hearing for what would ordinarily be a standard DUI case. The trial took a dramatic turn, however, when a recent news report tried to call Beutel’s conduct — on and off the clock — into question.
My Morning Jacket donated $1 per ticket to Art From Scrap from the nights sales. Standing L to R Cherice Keck (Reuse Director), Jill Cloutier (Environmental Educator/Volunteer Coordinator), Suzanne Cloutier (Volunteer), Melissa Brooks (Development Associate)