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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
"I've learned that I wish I could have told my mom that I loved her one more time."
  - Andy Rooney
BUSINESS FOCUS
Michele Mancuso is proprietor of Toscana Catering in Santa Ynez, California.
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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The Cowboy Poet - Jake Copass

The Santa Ynez Valley has hosted some illustrious characters in its time. Ronald Reagan had a ranch here, Michael Jackson's notorious Neverland was (and still, to a given value, is) located in this valley. Such contemporary greats as Steven Spielberg, Dolly Parton, and Bernie Taupin currently dot the area. However, alongside these glittering stars once lived a man just as illustrious in his own way, but with a grounded humility and sense of human reality to accompany it. Arguably, these attributes rendered his artistic contribution to the world all the more poignant. Jake Copass, the 'Cowboy Poet', lived in, worked, and loved   [more]
VALLEY FOCUS


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
  [ more ]
IDEAS
DID YOU KNOW?
[Literature]: Margaret Mitchell wrote "Gone with the Wind". How many other books did she write?   [ANSWER]
 



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