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  • Local Dentist Pursues Continuing Education through Study Club Memberships
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    August 3, 2015 - Santa Maria, CA - Dr. Anthony Riforgiate, a cosmetic and family dentist, helps his patients access the best in modern dental care through his membership in professional study clubs. Anthony F. Riforgiate, DDS offers many dental therapies to help patients achieve healthy smiles....
  • Hancock College Police Chief Retires, Proud of Campus Service and Accomplishments
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:32:30 GMT
    After 39 years in law enforcement, Orcutt resident Wes Maroney has decided to retire again. This time it's for good....
  • New Jimenez School Dedicated In Santa Maria-Bonita District
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 03:20:53 GMT
    The Santa Maria Valley's newest elementary school was dedicated Wednesday in honor of two brothers who worked in local fields as children and credit education for their escape from poverty....
  • Jessica Louise Morales of Santa Maria, 1995-2015
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:19:41 GMT
    Jessica was born on Sept. 6, 1995, in Santa Maria, California. She attended local schools, and ended her schooling career at Righetti High school in 2013....
  • Little Time Left to Apply to Hancock College Dental Assistant Program
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:41:55 GMT
    There are just a few more days left to apply to be a part of the next dental assisting class at Allan Hancock College . Applications for the two-semester program that starts this August are due by Friday, July 31. Approved by the Dental Board of California , the two-semester program prepares students for employment in a dental office....
  • Mario Perea of Santa Maria, 1947-2015
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:01:48 GMT
    Mario Perea passed away peacefully at his home in Santa Maria, on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 68. Born January 27, 1947 in Guadalajara, Mexico, Mario settled in Santa Maria, California with his family at the age of two. He attended local schools and after graduating in 1964 from Santa Maria High School he worked with his father in his father's landscaping business, then went on to work for M & W Pumps, Jerry Nunn Oilfield Construction Company and later Getty Oil Company for several y...
  • Donna Simianer of Santa Maria, 1953-2015
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:01:43 GMT
    Donna Marie Simianer passed away on Saturday, July 18, at the San Fernando Post Acute Hospital in Sylmar, California, after a lengthy illness. Donna was born in Pontiac, Mich., on Jan. 20, 1953, and moved to Santa Maria with her family in the early sixties....
  • Stanfill inks California native Abatti
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Nipomo, Calif., native Gianna Abatti to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year. Abatti played the last two seasons at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, Calif., playing in 41 games as a freshman, hitting three home runs and registering 20 RBIs....
  • Democratic Republic of Congo participates in its first Special Olympics
    published on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:39:57 GMT
    Democratic Republic of Congo Special Olympic athlete Sara Mulekia, 14-years-old, during practice at Santa Maria High School in Santa Maria, CA, Thursday, July 23, 2016. This is the first time athletes from the DRC will compete in the Special Olympics World Games....
  • Vive la r (C)volution
    published on Thu, 23 Jul 2015 07:07:29 GMT
    The following article was posted on July 22nd, 2015, in the New Times - Volume 29, Issue 52 [ Submit a Story ] People are sick of being screwed, sick of stagnant wages, sick of economic inequality, sick of corporate fat cats and bankers playing by a different set of rules, sick of CEOs making 300 times as much as their workers, just sick, sick, sick of the status quo....
  • Contracts for July 21, 2015
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:44:00 GMT
    P C Mechanical Inc., Santa Maria, California, is being awarded a maximum amount $95,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the purchase of Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Reconstitute the Force, Civil Engineer Support Equipment , and Civil Engineer End Items under the CESE/CEEI Life Extension Program....
  • Raul Segura of Santa Maria, 1936-2015
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:58:55 GMT
    Raul Segura was called home to his beloved Father in Heaven on July 15, 2015. He was 79 years young....
  • Rain Can't Keep Santa Barbara Historical Museum from Celebrating Fiesta
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:48:03 GMT
    Under gray skies and occasional cloudbursts Saturday evening, more than 300 supporters of the Santa Barbara Historical Museum celebrated the culture, cuisine and costumes of Old Spanish Days at La Fiesta del Museo 2015. After stepping in the front door of the downtown museum at 136 E. De la Guerra St., guests strolled through the newly opened exhibition Project Fiesta!, which features authentic costumes and memorabilia from Fiestas past....
  • 70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to US POWs
    published on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 18:46:25 GMT
    He was forced to toil in enemy mines as a prisoner of war, but James Murphy wasn't angry or bitter. He was just happy to have lived long enough to hear the Japanese apology he had sought for seven decades....
  • Mitsubishi apologizes to U.S. POWs from WWII
    published on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:07:02 GMT
    James Murphy, World War II veteran and prisoner of war, is photographed at his home in Santa Maria, Calif., Thursday, July 16, 2015. A senior executive of Mitsubishi Materials Corp. will apologize to Murphy, 94, and relatives of other former POWs for using U.S. prisoners of war for forced labor during World War II....
  • 70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to U.S. POWs
    published on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 15:30:20 GMT
    Yukio Okamoto, Outside Board Member of Mitsubishi Materials and former Special Advisor to Japan's Prime Minister, left, and Hikaru Kimura, Senior Executive Officer Mitsubishi Materials, offer an apology as they hold hands with 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war, James Murphy, at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, July 19, 2015. Saying they felt a "deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy," executives from a major Japanese corporation gave an unprecedented apology Su...
  • Japanese company officials apologize to U.S. WWII prisoners of war - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 PST
    published on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Saying they felt a "deep sense of ethical responsibility for a past tragedy," executives from a major Japanese corporation gave an unprecedented apology Sunday to a 94-year-old U.S. prisoner of war for using American POWs for forced labor during World War II....
  • In brief: Merkel rules out 'haircut' for Greece, open to other relief
    published on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 01:17:45 GMT
    Chancellor Angela Merkel has again ruled out forgiving Greek debt, but is signaling that Germany would show flexibility in how the money is paid back. Speaking Sunday on ARD television's Bericht aus Berlin program, Merkel said that "a classic haircut of 30, 40 percent of debt cannot happen in a currency union."...
  • Joyce Fernandez of Santa Maria, 1950-2015
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Joyce was born April 26, 1950, in her hometown of Lumberton, N.C. She eventually moved to Santa Maria and attended and graduated from Santa Maria High School in 1968. Shortly after she married her husband, Vincent Fernandez, in 1970 they welcomed their daughter Tracy....
  • Stanfill inks California native Abatti
    published on Fri, 17 Jul 2015 15:34:17 GMT
    Cumberland softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the signing of Nipomo, Calif., native Gianna Abatti to scholarship papers this week for the 2015-16 academic year. Abatti played the last two seasons at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, Calif., playing in 41 games as a freshman, hitting three home runs and registering 20 RBIs....