Tuesday, September 16, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 27
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How should the county treat dogs it has charged with being dangerous?

It depends on what the dogs are charged with doing.
They should be put to sleep, no matter what they did.
The county should have a no kill policy.
It's the owners fault if a dog does something the county deems as dangerous. The owner should be punished.

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Community Notebook 9/4-9/11/14

MONDAY, SEPT. 8

• The Santa Maria City Block Grants Advisory Committee has its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room, 110 E. Cook St., Santa Maria.

• The Solvang City Council has its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 1644 Oak Street, Solvang. agendas are available at cityofsolvang.com.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 9

• The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors has its regular meeting at 9 a.m. in the Betteravia Government Center’s Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 511 E. Lakeside Parkway, Ste. 141, Santa Maria. Agendas are available at http://santabarbara.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx#current.

• The Guadalupe City Council has its regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 918 Obispo St., Guadalupe.

• The Lompoc Unified School District has its board meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Education Center Board Room, 1301 N. A St., Lompoc.

• The Good Samaritan Shelter has its regular board meeting at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Cook St., Santa Maria.

• The Lompoc Library Trustees has its regular meeting at 10 a.m. in the Lompoc Public Library Conference Room, 501 East North Ave., Lompoc.

• The Santa Maria Library Board has its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the Library Conference Room, 420 S. Broadway, Santa Maria.

• The Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Commission has its regular meeting at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 110 E. Cook St., Santa Maria.

• The Solvang School District Board of Trustees has its regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the lower campus Multi-Use Room at Solvang Elementary School, 565 Atterdag Road, Solvang. Agendas are available at solvangschool.org.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10

• The Santa Barbara County Planning Commission has its regular meeting at 9 a.m. in the Planning Commission Hearing Room, 511 E. Lakeside Parkway, Ste. 141, Santa Maria. The agenda is available at www.sbcountyplanning.org.

• The Buellton Unified School District Board of Trustees has its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the Jonata Library, 301 Second St., Buellton. Agendas are available at buelltonusd.org.

• The Santa Maria-Bonita School Board has its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the District Board Room of the Souza Support Center, 708 S. Miller St., Santa Maria.

• The Lompoc Planning Commission has its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Lompoc City Hall Council Chambers, 100 Civic Center Plaza, Lompoc.

• The Lompoc Parks and Recreation Commission has its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Dick DeWees Community & Senior Center, 1120 West Ocean Avenue.

• The Santa Maria Joint Union High School Board has its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Support Services Center, 2560 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria.

• The Orcutt Union School Board has its regular meeting at 6:15 p.m. (Charter) and 7:15 p.m. in the District Office Board Room, 500 Dyer, Orcutt.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11

• The Guadalupe Union School Board has its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Mary Buren Elementary School, 1050 Peralta St., Guadalupe.

• The Santa Maria Airport Board has its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the airport boardroom in the administration building, 3217 Terminal Drive, Santa Maria.

• The Buellton City Council has its regular meeting at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 140 W. Highway 246, Buellton. Agendas are available at cityofbuellton.com.

Political Watch 9/4/14

• On Sept. 11, the Vandenberg Village Library Speakers Series will feature a forum for candidates in the Vandenberg Village Community Service District race. Local resident Dianne Owens will moderate; candidates are Charles Blair, Robert Bumpass, and Tony Fox. The forum starts at 6:30 p.m. at the library, 3755 Constellation Road, Lompoc.

• State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson’s (D-Santa Barbara) bill to ban offshore oil drilling in an area of the Santa Barbara Channel known as Tranquillon Ridge stalled on the Assembly Floor Aug. 26, effectively killing the bill for the year. Legislation from this year’s session was due on the governor’s desk by Aug. 31.