Wednesday, October 1, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 29

Weekly Poll
Should Buellton put an electronic billboard along Highway 101?

No: It would be tacky and unattractive.
Aren't there laws against that?
Yes: Buellton needs to bring in more tourists.
I don't live there; I don't care.

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Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


One veteran's final flight

My dad, Alexander Palos, formerly of Camarillo, enlisted in 1942, shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack. He was assigned to the 9th Air Force, 50th Fighter Group in the Army Air Corps. He served in France, England, and Germany, supporting Patton’s forces from the air. Like most of the World War II vets, he returned home after the war and didn’t talk much about it. There was no fanfare, parades, or thank-yous. ... [ Read More ]