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  1. Jury Selection Starts for Man Charged with Fatal Shooting Behind Elmer's barRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    Jury selection began this week in the Santa Barbara County Superior Court trial of an Orcutt man accused of shooting a father of two behind Elmer's bar in Old Town Orcutt in 2017. Jonathan Highley is charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Anthony "Tony" San Juan, 43, of Santa Maria in a parking lot on March 4, 2017.

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  2. Hoopa Tribe suing feds over endangered salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Times-Standard

    The Hoopa Valley Tribe is suing federal agencies for allegedly failing to reduce the numbers of endangered Coho salmon killed by fisheries in the Pacific Ocean, the tribe announced Wednesday. "Hoopa is making every effort to recover Coho salmon with this lawsuit," said Vivienna Orcutt, a Hoopa tribal council member.

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  3. Oil tanker flips on Highway 101 blocking trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | Cal Coast News

    An oil tanker overturned on Highway 1 near Orcutt Sunday night, causing the highway to be closed in the area. [Cal Coast Times] The truck overturned at about 10 p.m. and landed on its side blocking the highway by Solomon Road slightly west of Orcutt.

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  4. Overturned Tanker Truck Leads to Highway 1 Closure West of OrcuttRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | Noozhawk

    Shortly after 8 p.m., personnel from the Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol were dispatched to the incident on Highway 1 near Solomon Road. For unknown reasons, the tanker-truck overturned, possibly after a passenger vehicle's driver brake-checked the truck driver, according to emergency dispatch reports.

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  5. Artists Chalk the Streets in Colorful Transformation of Old Town OrcuttRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 29 | Noozhawk

    Benefit for Orcutt Children's Arts Foundation is 1st of 2 North County festivals, with inaugural Lompoc Chalks planned for Oct. 13-14 Orcutt resident Angela Morrill smiles after a passerby praised her Lilo & Stitch-theme art at the Chalk Festival in Old Town Orcutt on Saturday. A child checks out the work of Orcutt resident Esther York during the Orcutt Children's Arts Foundation Chalk Festival on Saturday.

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  6. Attorney for Orcutt Man Charged with Toddler's Death Presses for Plea DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Noozhawk

    The attorney for the Orcutt man charged with killing his girlfriend's toddler said the woman had conducted suspicious internet searches about child skull fractures in the days before taking the young girl to the hospital two years ago. Sean Michael Kothe, 27, is awaiting trial in Santa Barbara County Superior Court for the case stemming from June 26, 2016, when his girlfriend, Jackeline Molina-Rodriguez of Oceano, showed up at Marian Regional Medical Center with her 18-month-old daughter, Delilah Cassio-Molina.

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  7. Trial Delayed for Man Charged with Fatal Shooting Behind Elmer's Bar in OrcuttRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Maria Superior Court trial for an Orcutt man accused of fatally shooting a father of two behind Elmer's bar won't start as planned on Oct. 1. Instead, the trial for Jonathan Highley awaits the completion or cancellation of a trial involving a different defendant in an unrelated case in Judge Gustavo Lavayen's courtroom. Highley is charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Anthony "Tony" San Juan, 43, of Santa Maria, in a parking lot in Old Town Orcutt on March 4, 2017.

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  8. Pacific Coast Oil Trust Announces October Cash DistributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Business Wire

    ... calculation included approximately $65,000 for the 7.5% overriding royalty interest on the Remaining Properties from Orcutt Diatomite and Orcutt Field. Average realized prices for the Remaining Properties were $65.65 per Boe in August, as compared ...

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  9. Preliminary Hearing Delayed Again for Man Charged with Orcutt HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | Noozhawk

    The preliminary hearing for a Lompoc man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend on Easter morning last year in Orcutt has been delayed again in Santa Barbara County Superior Court. Jorge Tovar Fernandez, 28, of Lompoc is accused of the fatal shooting of Elyse Erwin, 28, on the morning of April 16, 2017.

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  10. Betti, Sheriff's Office Retired K-9, Dies at Age 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Noozhawk

    ... was in 2009, when she tracked down several types of illegal narcotics including more than 300 tablets of ecstasy in Orcutt. On another occasion, in June 2007, she was responsible for finding a Goleta man who had sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl ...

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  11. Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce Hosts Annual Awards GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... directors while noting departing chairman Cameron Stephens and welcoming Ray Arensdorf. Trattoria Uliveto in Old Town Orcutt received the Small Business of the Year Award during the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce gala Thursday night. (Janene ...

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  12. Big Second Half Powers Cate Past Orcutt AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... Will Anderson made several tackles on the day. "I'm so proud of our effort today," assistant coach Dave Soto said. "Orcutt is always a tough team and I'm proud of the heart and effort we showed. We certainly have areas to clean up but we did a lot ...

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  13. County Offers $50,000 in Grants for Arts, Culture ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... received support. Past recipients include Carpinteria Arts Center, Cuyama Blue Sky Center, Lompoc Mural Association, Orcutt Children's Art Foundation, Nick Rail Summer Band Camp, Santa Maria Discovery Museum, Solvang Art Music, Teen Star, and Viva ...

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  14. Community's Heart for the Arts Keeps The Arts Fund a Viable ResourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... of artists and sponsors, The Arts Fund has expanded its flagship teen mentorship program into Carpinteria, Lompoc, Orcutt and Santa Maria. It looks forward to expanding into Guadalupe and the Santa Ynez Valley while deepening its North County roots. ...

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  15. Laurie Jervis: Hancock Viticulture & Enology Foundation Hires Industry Veteran to Oversee WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Noozhawk

    Back in April, well before grapes in the on-campus vineyard began to ripen, longtime winemaker and viticulturist Dave Corey was hired to oversee winery operations at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria. Corey, who with his wife, Becky, owns Orcutt's Core Wines , will be responsible for the winemaking, vineyard care and sales of wine for the college's Viticulture and Enology Foundation .

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  16. Former Santa Maria Councilman, County Supervisor Toru Miyoshi Dies at Age 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... time on the Board of Supervisors overlapped with the term of former county supervisor Dianne Owens, who represented Orcutt and Lompoc. During his time, Miyoshi is credited with helping restoring Waller Park in the Santa Maria Valley and closing ...

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  17. Students at Santa Maria-Bonita Campus Get Chalk Greeting for First Day of ClassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... to transitional kindergartners through eighth-graders, has more than 16,500 students in the Santa Maria area. The Orcutt Union High School District kicks off its new year with the first day of school for all grades Thursday. However, seventh-graders ...

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  18. Santa Maria High School District Project Will Grow Career, Ag EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... out its changed plans, saying the district had experienced stagnant enrollment. They also cited the creation of Orcutt Academy High School, a charter school in the Orcutt Union School District. Rather than create a comprehensive campus to house ...

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  19. Santa Maria Turns to Downtown Specific Plan, Special Events to Revitalize City CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Noozhawk

    ... revival, said he often speaks to community groups, only to hear complaints that Downtown Fridays should be held in Orcutt. While talking up plans to transform downtown, Ng still sees a role for the Santa Maria Town Center indoor mall, believing it's ...

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  20. California Highway Patrol Officer Efrem Moore Takes On More Public RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Noozhawk

    Rather than driving Central Coast roadways, Moore has attended community events touting the CHP's mission in the Santa Maria Valley. That responsibility includes handling traffic-related matters in unincorporated areas such as Orcutt, a role often mistaken as belonging to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department .

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