Raising of the Los Olivos Flagpole, an important event in the history of the little town which boomed during the days of the railroad. The flagpole which was raised in 1918, gave Los Olivos the distinction of being the first town in the county which had a flagpole, but other towns in the county soon followed suit.
With more than 90 years as your local newspaper, today and every Thursday, to reminisce and honor the rich history of the Santa Ynez Valley, the Santa Ynez Valley News editors will reach into the archives to give you "Throwback Thursday," a.k.a. #tbtsyv.
If you would like to contribute your own piece of history, story, photo, etc., please email Lifestyle Editor, Lisa André at Landre@leecentralcoastnews.com.