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  • Guest Speaker Educates Senior Citizens About Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
    published on Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:45:00 GMT
    After experiencing memory problems, a 92-year-old widow who lives alone showed up Thursday to learn more about the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease. The elderly widow said she noticed some memory troubles while doing the daily cryptogram and forgetfulness about characters in a book she was reading....
  • Hancock College Car Club to Host Car Show, Barbecue to Fund '67 Ford Ranchero Restoration Project
    published on Thu, 07 Apr 2016 04:20:00 GMT
    Instructor Loren Bradbury works with Allan Hancock College automotive technology students Juan Cedeno and Adrian Palacios in the college's state-of-the-art Industrial Technology Complex. The college's Car Club will host a free car show Saturday, April 23, to help fundraise for a car restoration project....
  • Special Olympics Northern Santa Barbara County to Host 'Harry Wood' 2016 Area Games
    published on Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:40:00 GMT
    The annual Special Olympics Northern Santa Barbara County "Harry Wood" Area Games will take place Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Pioneer Valley High School in Santa Maria from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Be inspired by athletic determination and courage as over 150 athletes from Santa Barbara, Kern, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties.compete in various track and field events going for the gold....
  • Bruno Brunello Resigns From Santa Maria-Bonita School District Board of Education
    published on Tue, 05 Apr 2016 18:40:06 GMT
    Fidenzio "Bruno" Brunello, a Santa Maria-Bonita School District Board of Education Trustee, has announced his resignation from the school board. In a letter that made his retirement effective April 1, Brunello noted that he wants to spend more time with his family....
  • Kathryn Dolores Scully of Atascadero, 1935-2016
    published on Sun, 03 Apr 2016 04:52:00 GMT
    Kathryn Dolores Scully, a longtime Atascadero resident who was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend, died March 25, 2016, at the age of 80. Dolores, as she was known to most people, was born Aug. 25, 1935, in Long Beach, growing up as the youngest of seven children of Wilfred and Kathryn Hainley. At the age of 10, a fall on the sandy cliffs of Long Beach left Dolores with a broken hip, but not a broken spirit....
  • Santa Maria Elks Names First Woman Leader
    published on Sat, 02 Apr 2016 02:00:00 GMT
    For the first time in its 89-year history, the Santa Maria Elks Lodge has appointed a female as its Exalted Ruler. Karen Feldpouch, a 14-year member of the club, will be appointed Saturday to the highest leadership position within the lodge's local hierarchy for the 2016-2017 fraternal year....
  • Santa Maria Valley Teachers Take Their Labor Dispute with School District Public
    published on Fri, 25 Mar 2016 11:31:00 GMT
    With passing drivers repeatedly honking their horns, faculty from two Santa Maria Valley school districts gathered at an Orcutt intersection last week to rally for support as negotiations for new contracts have stalled. To highlight the ongoing disputes, more than 125 teachers and supporters stood on all four corners at the intersection of Clark Avenue and Bradley Road last Friday....
  • Hancock College Vice President Nohemy Ornelas to Receive Latino Legacy Award
    published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:35:00 GMT
    Allan Hancock College Associate Superintendent and Vice President, Student Services Nohemy Ornelas will receive a first-of-its-kind award in recognition of her commitment to student success. Ornelas has been nominated to receive the 2016 Latino Legacy Award for making a difference in the Santa Maria community....
  • Santa Maria High School District, Faculty Union Negotiations Stall Again
    published on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 09:18:00 GMT
    Negotiations between the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District and its Faculty Association remain stalled despite mediation attempts, setting the stage for a three-person panel to try to end the stalemate. Both sides announced this week that the second meeting to resolve negotiations ended without an agreement, despite the presence of a state Public Employment Relations Board mediator....
  • New Policies, Personnel In Place As Cuyama Communty Responds to Grand Jury Report
    published on Fri, 11 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    A Cuyama Valley representative said many of situations cited by the Santa Barbara County civil grand jury relating to the Cuyama Community Services District had been resolved even before release of a recent report. The grand jury on Monday released a report called "Operating Under Difficult Circumstances," criticizing the district's board of directors for the way it has operated....
  • Five Added to Allan Hancock College Foundation Board of Directors
    published on Fri, 11 Mar 2016 02:20:00 GMT
    Mario Juarez, Esq.; Lee-Volker Cox; Superintendent/President Kevin G. Walthers, Ph.D.; AHC Foundation Board President Valerie Moya; Sam Orozco, D.P.A.; James E. Fields and Ed Cora. To say the five newly elected members of the Allan Hancock College Foundation 's Board of Directors offer a wealth of experience might be an understatement....
  • Red Wine for Dodger Blue
    published on Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Blue is the color associated with both passions of Bob Lindquist: the Los Angeles Dodgers and the syrah grape. The founder and winemaker of Santa Maria Valley's QupA wine cellars has combined those enthusiasms into the first-ever bottlings of Dodger-label wines....
  • Santa Maria LDS Stake to Host Sing-Along 'Messiah' Honoring Glenn Montague
    published on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 23:32:27 GMT
    The entire community is invited to join an informal sing-along of Handel's Messiah conducted by John Chamberlain at 7 p.m. March 19, 2016, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 908 Sierra Madre Avenue in Santa Maria. This sing-along will concentrate on part two of the three part oratorio, which covers the death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ....
  • Hancock College Offering Spring Fast-Track Courses
    published on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 01:10:00 GMT
    Whether someone is interested in learning how to weld or use Word or PowerPoint - or knock out a few general education courses in half the time it typically takes - there are plenty of short-term options at Allan Hancock College this semester. Registration is under way for 70 Fast Track spring 2016 classes, most of which start the week of March 28. Every class can be completed in eight weeks or less, including 35 online courses....
  • The Fund for Santa Barbara's Youth Making Change Announces $30,000 in Grants
    published on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 20:42:52 GMT
    Youth Making Change is a teen grant-making program providing young people with the opportunity to engage directly in organized philanthropy. Both YMC's Santa Maria and Santa Barbara Boards distribute $15,000 in grants to youth-led projects addressing community issues and challenges impacting young people in Santa Barbara County....
  • High school FFA program honored for degree numbers
    published on Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    San Benito High School's Future Farmers of America program has been tabbed as one of the top 25 chapters to produce state FFA degree recipients in California. The FFA degree is the highest state award a member can earn....
  • Santa Barbara Grand Jury Calls For Cuyama Community Services District Changes
    published on Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    A civilian watchdog group is saying the Cuyama Community Services District needs to make a number of changes in the way it does business, including enforcing existing policies, adding new rules regarding nepotism, and adopting rate increases. The Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury on Monday released a report called " Operating Under Difficult Circumstances," criticizing the district's board of directors for the way the small agency approximately 50 miles east of Santa Maria has operated....
  • CIF-SS preview: No. 3 REV boys soccer faces No. 1 Cathedral
    published on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    It's been a long journey for the Redlands East Valley High School boys soccer team to the program's first CIF Southern Section championship game. The No....
  • Dr. Seuss' 112th Birthday Celebrated At Schools Across Country
    published on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 07:11:55 GMT
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  • Berkeley May Spend $330K A Year On Lockers For Homeless People's Possessions
    published on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 05:55:01 GMT
    BERKELEY - City leaders in Berkeley are considering spending $350,000 on program to provide lockers for homeless people to store their belongings. The program is slated to be set up at the Veterans Building, offering secure, 64-gallon storage containers for their possessions....