12 hrs ago
BizHawk: Wells Fargo Bank Moving Into Former Blockbuster Building on Milpas Street
Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing email@example.com.] A Wells Fargo bank will move into the former Blockbuster location on Milpas Street in Santa Barbara, slated to open in early 2015.
22 hrs ago
Jake Milstein Named KIRO News Director
Jake Milstein has been promoted to news director at KIRO, Cox Media Group's CBS affiliate in Seattle.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Capps to Host Citizenship and Deferred Action Renewal Workshop
On Saturday, Aug. 9, Rep. Lois Capps , D-Santa Barbara, will be hosting a forum where people can receive an update and review from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials on their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal application, as well as information on applying for citizenship.
Cal Coast News
Nipomo woman sentenced to federal prison for tax fraud
A Nipomo woman received a three-year federal prison sentence Monday for her role in several tax fraud schemes.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Santa Barbara County Planning Commission to Consider Cuyama Solar Project
A solar farm proposed for the Cuyama Valley to generate enough electricity for up to 15,600 homes is scheduled to go before the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission on Tuesday.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Suspected Salinas Gang Member Captured after Alleged One-Man Crime Spree
A suspected gang member from Salinas was arrested in Santa Maria on Saturday after an alleged one-man crime spree as he tried mightily to elude capture.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Judge Emphatic About November Start for Trial in Anthony Ibarra Murder-Torture Case
A judge in a Santa Maria gang-related torture and slaying case with seven defendants re-emphasized on Friday his intention for the trial to start in mid-November.
Margaret Heiduk of Santa Barbara, 1940-2014
Margaret Jeanne Heiduk passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on Monday, July 14, 2014, after a gallant 10-year battle with cancer.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
BizHawk: Mattress Retailer Sleep Fit to Settle In Beside French Press on Anacapa
Share your business news, including employee announcements and personnel moves, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.] Mattress retailer Sleep Fit will move into the recently built commercial space in Santa Barbara, connected to the French Press at the corner of Anacapa and Cota streets.
Funeral Planned for Santa Maria Airman Killed in Car Crash
A funeral for Airman 1st Class Andrew Padilla, 22, of Santa Maria will be held on the Central Coast, 10 days after he died in a car crash in Clovis, New Mexico.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Santa Maria Council Backs Los Alamos Library Proposal
The community of Los Alamos moved closer to getting a public library again after the Santa Maria City Council agreed to formally request use of an old facility at Olga Reed Elementary School.
Take a Stand Against Crime at National Night Out
The public is invited to celebrate police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie at a National Night Out event from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Veterans' Memorial Community Park, 313 W. Tunnell St. in Santa Maria.
Community Bank of Santa Maria's Net Profits Up 36% in 2014
Community Bank of Santa Maria has released its June 30 earnings report, and it was highlighted by a 36.1 percent increase in net profits over the same period last year.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Company goes Looney Tunes on strawberry clamshells
Santa Maria, Calif.-based Central West Produce has reached an agreement with Warner Bros.
Man Killed in Rollover Accident East of Orcutt
A 44-year-old Santa Maria man was killed early Tuesday when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed on a rural road east of Orcutt, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Teens Invited to RE-Mix Summer Dance in Santa Maria
Teens can mix it up and dance the summer blues away at the RE-Mix Summer Dance presented by the Santa Maria Recreation & Parks Department .
Fall Election Season Kicks Off in Santa Barbara County
Races for seats on seven city councils plus assorted school and special district boards in Santa Barbara County will start taking shape as the nomination period opened Monday and runs through at least Aug. 8. Candidates for the Santa Maria , Lompoc , Solvang , Buellton , Goleta , Guadalupe and Carpinteria city councils could begin tossing their ... (more)
National Public Radio
Relics Of The Patron Saint Of Immigrants Take A Pilgrimage
A small portion of an ankle bone belonging to Saint Toribio Romo - the patron saint of immigrants - sits in a glass enclosure about the size of a big watch face.
Gas Leak Displaces 80 Santa Maria Residents after Vehicle Crash
More than 80 people were temporarily displaced Sunday night after a vehicle crashed in a Santa Maria alley, shearing off a large service gas line, the Santa Maria Fire Department reported.