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- One Dead, 2 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Highway 101 Near Santa Maria
published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 23:44:53 GMT
Southbound Highway 101 was shut down Friday afternoon just north of Santa Maria as a result of a fatal head-on collision that involved a wrong-way driver, according to the California Highway Patrol. At least one of the vehicles burst into flames, said Battalion Chief Mike Barneich of the Santa Maria Fire Department ....
- Sprint LTE and Spark Footprints Continue to Grow
published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:00:54 GMT
Sprint today launched LTE service in 24 new markets and Spark service in an additional 24 markets. The company's LTE footprint now reaches 270 million POPs, while its Spark footprint reaches 125 million POPs....
- Santa Maria forklift driver convicted in deadly crash
published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:25:16 GMT
Prosecutors say Daniel Castillo took methamphetamine before driving his 12,000-pound forklift backwards at 30 mph along a Santa Maria road in August of 2013. The forklift crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a Honda Civic, killing a woman and her teenaged nephew....
- Frances Conn of Pismo Beach, Formerly of Santa Maria, 1930-2015
published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:14:24 GMT
Frances Mary Conn of Pismo Beach passed away peacefully at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. She was 84. Born in 1930 in Yonkers, N.Y., the daughter of Irving and Eleanor Conn, Frances was raised and educated in the New York metropolitan area....
- Four Santa Barbara County Spelling Bee Winners Advance to State Competition
published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:05 GMT
Elementary division winners in the Santa Barbara County Spelling Bee are, from left, Camille Cheng of Montessori Center School in Santa Barbara, Wesley Lin of Kellogg School in Goleta and Srikar Mandineni of Hope School. Four local students have won the right to compete at the state level after coming out on top at the Santa Barbara County Spelling Bee, which was held Thursday at the Santa Barbara County Education Office ....
- Allan Hancock College Invites Students of All Ages to Take 'Campus Cruise' Tours
published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:18:21 GMT
Allan Hancock College has experienced a recent spike in requests for campus tours from teachers of elementary to high school students, which helps prove no one is ever too young to go to college. Hancock administrators are encouraging parents and teachers of children of all ages to register for a tour, recently branded as the "Campus Cruise."...
- Police Detective's Testimony in Ibarra Murder Trial Focuses on Gang Culture
published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:49:47 GMT
A crime such as the alleged torture-slaying of a drug dealer would boost the reputations of gang members involved, a police detective said Monday in the seventh week of testimony for the six men charged with the death of Anthony Ibarra in 2013. Under questioning by Senior Deputy District Attorney Ann Bramsen, Detective Michael Parker from the Santa Maria Police Department identified the six men now on trial as being either gang members or associates of gang members....
- Teen Driver in Fatal Crash Returns to Juvenile Court
published on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 04:10:10 GMT
Armed with many letters of support on Friday, the attorney representing a teenager charged in connection with a fatal traffic accident on East Donovan Road last month asked that Probation Department staff prepare a "suitability report." Billy Redell represents a Pioneer Valley High School student charged in Santa Maria Juvenile Cour t with vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident....
- "Turning Adversity into Opportunity" Darrian Scott Story
published on Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:43:16 GMT
Darrian Scott is a senior at Bowling Green High School. The challenges and obstacles Darrian has faced in 17 years is more than some people see in a lifetime....
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