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Welcome to the Santa Ynez Valley!

We're about 130 miles north of Los Angeles via Highway 101, or a 40 minute drive from Santa Barbara. Here's an idyllic combination of ranching tradition and blossoming Wine Country - a perfect weekend get-away for Southern Californians.   [more]
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Old habits cannot be thrown out the upstairs window. They must be coaxed down the stairs one step at a time."
  - Mark Twain
BUSINESS FOCUS
Rick Soto Pastor Rick ... The Ranch Church, Los Olivos, a Calvary Chapel Church
REFERENCE SITES
Computer Support
IT Consultants, Computer, Networking Support
Wine Tasting
Santa Barbara County Essential Wine Tasting List
Sunrise/Sunset
From the Old Farmers Almanac
Tides
NOAA Tides at Santa Barbara
Ham Radio
Emergency communication services for the Valley
Photo Tour
Selected photos from Valley photographers
LOCAL SPORTS
AYSO
AYSO Soccer
SYV UHS Sports
SYV Pirates Athletics
Pony Baseball
Pony Baseball
Girls' Softball
YFL Football
8-13 yr-olds
ABOUT US
SYV-Online (Santa Ynez Valley - Online) is a locally-operated community news site and part of Comware International, Inc. (a California Corporation).

This site provides information about the Santa Ynez Valley, in Santa Barbara County, California. This applies to the the towns (townships or incorporated cities) of Solvang, Santa Ynez, Ballard, Buellton, Los Olivos, and Los Alamos.

The site contains links to Santa Ynez Valley-related websites, a photo tour, links to shopping, art gallery information, and articles about valley events.

This site also contains public service information on local sports activities, amateur ("ham") radio events, a quote of the day, recipes, little-known facts, and a way to find pets online.

If you have information (articles on events) to submit to our site or would like to register your site with our search engine, email us.

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Wildling Museum Accepting Entries for Juried Photography Competition

The Wildling Museum is accepting entries for their Annual Nature Photography Juried Competition. The theme for this year's contest is "At Home in the Wild." Entries are due by April 30, 2014 at 5:00 pm. For detailed entry rules and submission forms, visit www.wildlingmuseum.org.

Photographers must be 18 years or older as of the time of their initial entry and live in California. The entry fee is $10 per entry. Submit your photo by email, mail, or in person at the Museum (1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463). "At Home in the Wild" refers to the creatures and   [more]
VALLEY FOCUS
ALIVE Easter Celebration

The Ranch Church (a Calvary Chapel Church) of Los Olivos sponsored the seventh annual Easter celebration at the Solvang Festival Theater in Solvang.   [more]

Santa Ynez Valley - Events

There are at least four event websites relating to events for the Santa Ynez Valley:
Buellton Chamber
Solvang Chamber
Solvang CVB
Visit the SY Valley
NEW/UPDATED SITES
These sites are either completely new or newly-revised:

Social Buzz Tumbler Great Photos in the Valley!
Social Buzz SYV
Santa Ynez Airport Webcam
Santa Barbara Water/Rainfall
See above link for current Lake Cachuma level sensors.
Buellton Chamber of Commerce
Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce
Joe Olla Realty
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DID YOU KNOW?
[Science]: How many red blood cells does your body create per second?   [ANSWER]
 



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