City of Buellton Hosts Disaster Preparedness Training Jan. 22 at Willemsen Ranch | Local news

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program provides training on disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the local area, as well as basic skills training in disaster response.

For more information, contact Linda Reid, City Clerk / Director of Human Resources at 805-686-7424.

Santa Ynez Valley school campuses welcomed returning students to class on Monday after a two-week hiatus that included time spent with family and friends amid growing concern about increasing number of COVID cases in Santa Barbara County.

Teens Seeking Life Balance in the Santa Ynez Valley |  Elle Arvesen

Of course, Santa Ynez has plenty of activities for adults, mostly wine tasting, but it’s for ADULTS, not teens.

Santa Barbara County COVID-19 tests in high demand amid wave

Residents of Santa Maria are struggling to find timely COVID-19 testing options amid an increase in the number of cases and increased demand for testing around the hour.

Santa Ynez Valley mobilizes to bring joy to local families through Toys for Tots campaign

Over 400 lives have been touched in the Santa Ynez Valley thanks to the Central Coast Toys for Tots campaign which culminated this weekend with a ‘Fulfill-A-Wish’ event hosted by Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People on Friday and Saturday at the Veterans Memorial. Room in Solvang.

Lisa André covers lifestyle and local news for Santa Ynez Valley News and Lompoc Record, Santa Maria Times editions.