Thursday, November 27, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 38
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Holiday Guide 2014

Holiday Guide 2014

What would the holidays be without food? Repetitive political arguments with distant relatives? A six-hour drive through holiday traffic to get to Grandma’s house? A three-hour wrapping marathon capped off by too much spiked eggnog and weird dr... [ Read ]

SUN Winning Images 2014

SUN Winning Images 2014

Winning Images began at our sister paper, New Times, in 1994, and the contest has been inviting local photographers to participate for 19 years now. It eventually expanded to include this paper, the Sun—and this batch of images should remind ev... [ Read ]

MENUS Fall/Winter 2014-15

MENUS Fall/Winter 2014-15

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Boys & Girls Club Connections 2014

Boys & Girls Club Connections 2014

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Best of Northern Santa Barbara County 2014

Best of Northern Santa Barbara County 2014

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55 Fiction 2014

55 Fiction 2014

For the second year in a row, we invited guest judges to wade through the stacks of 55 Fiction entries and impose order on chaos, selecting the very best to print in our annual 55 Fiction issue. The judges were San Luis Obispo County District 3 super... [ Read ]

Santa Barbara County Fair 2014

Santa Barbara County Fair 2014

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Summer Guide 2014

Summer Guide 2014

Brace yourself for the season-long good time that is summer with our annual guide to all things fun, educational, and amazing. [ Read ]

Strawberry Festival 2014

Strawberry Festival 2014

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MENUS Spring/Summer 2014

MENUS Spring/Summer 2014

We’ve got a delicious idea: Flip open this spring edition of Menus and choose a restaurant. A winery. A market. Then make a point of dropping by that establishment in the next week. You might be revisiting an old favorite, or you could be ventu... [ Read ]

Brides 2014

Brides 2014

Whether you want your wedding to roll out a red carpet, save some green, or turn ivory tradition upside-down, make sure it’s a colorful one. [ Read ]

Holiday Guide 2013

Holiday Guide 2013

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MENUS Fall/Winter 2013

MENUS Fall/Winter 2013

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Boys & Girls Club - Connections 2013

Boys & Girls Club - Connections 2013

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Best of No. Santa Barbara County 2013

Best of No. Santa Barbara County 2013

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Central Coast Business Review - 2013

Central Coast Business Review - 2013

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Summer Guide 2013

Summer Guide 2013

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MENUS Spring/Summer 2013

MENUS Spring/Summer 2013

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BRIDES 2013

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Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley

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NTMG Holiday Guide 2012

NTMG Holiday Guide 2012

Away in the basement, Narrated by The Shredder   Merry Christmas, you're dead, Narrated by Maeva Considine   Why we eat turkey and ham for the holidays, Narrated Ana Korgan   The holy joke, Narrated by Ann Weltner ... [ Read ]

MENUS Fall/Winter 2012-2013

MENUS Fall/Winter 2012-2013

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Connections

Connections

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Best of No. Santa Barbara County 2012

Best of No. Santa Barbara County 2012

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Soundcheck 2012

Soundcheck 2012

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Central Coast Business Review

Central Coast Business Review

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Summer Guide 2012

Summer Guide 2012

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MENUS Spring/Summer 2012

MENUS Spring/Summer 2012

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BRIDES 2012

BRIDES 2012

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Holiday Guide 2011

Holiday Guide 2011

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Menus - Spring/Summer 2011

Menus - Spring/Summer 2011

Check out the Spring/Summer edition of MENUS. [ Read ]

Best of Northern Santa Barbara County

Best of Northern Santa Barbara County

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MENUS Fall/Winter 2011-12

MENUS Fall/Winter 2011-12

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SoundCheck 2011

SoundCheck 2011

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Central Coast Business Review

Central Coast Business Review

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Summer Guide 2011

Summer Guide 2011

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Spring Arts 2011

Spring Arts 2011

Check out this year's Spring Arts 2011 issue. [ Read ]

BRIDES 2011

BRIDES 2011

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Santa Maria Sun Last-Minute Gift Guide 2010

Santa Maria Sun Last-Minute Gift Guide 2010

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Holiday Guide 2010

Holiday Guide 2010

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MENUS Fall/Winter 2010-2011

MENUS Fall/Winter 2010-2011

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Santa Maria Sun 2010 BEST OF!

Santa Maria Sun 2010 BEST OF!

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Summer Guide 2010

Summer Guide 2010

Click the above image to check out this year's Summer Guide. [ Read ]

MENUS Spring/Summer 2010

MENUS Spring/Summer 2010

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BRIDES 2010

BRIDES 2010

Click here to view this year's BRIDES issue. [ Read ]

2009 Holiday Guide

2009 Holiday Guide

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MENUS - Fall/Winter 2009-2010

MENUS - Fall/Winter 2009-2010

Click here to view the Fall/Winter issue of Menus. [ Read ]

Best of Santa Maria Valley 2009 - Virtual Publication

Best of Santa Maria Valley 2009 - Virtual Publication

Click here to view the Best of Santa Maria Valley 2009 Virtual Publication [ Read ]

Meet Your Merchants 2009 Virtual Publication

Meet Your Merchants 2009 Virtual Publication

Click here to view the Meet Your Merchants 2009 Virtual Publication [ Read ]

Summer Guide '09

Summer Guide '09

Huge fluffy beach towels. The intoxicating scent of sunscreen. Drinks with a mandatory umbrella at 4 o’clock, the Pacific Ocean a few steps away. Sand everywhere. Summer is officially here. Well, it will be on June 21 and that is where t... [ Read ]

MENUS - Spring/Summer 2009

MENUS - Spring/Summer 2009

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Brides 2009 - Virtual Publication

Brides 2009 - Virtual Publication

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55 Fiction 2014

55 Fiction 2014

For the second year in a row, we invited guest judges to wade through the stacks of 55 Fiction entries and impose order on chaos, selecting the very best to print in our annual 55 Fiction issue. The judges were San Luis Obispo County District 3 sup... [ Read ]