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  1. Great Grills of FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... is the key to my seasoning," explained Figueroa. "I hope to package it this year. It's different than the usual Santa Maria style, and then I use Figueroa Mountain beer to brine my tri-tip." Indeed, at one point he told the judges, "I cook with beer ...


  2. Emergency Permit Issued to Energy Company to Contain Onshore Orcutt Oil SeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County supervisors will be briefed Tuesday on an emergency permit given last month to an Orcutt oil production facility after containment measures were needed for an oil seep in the area. The Pacific Coast Energy Company operates 96 oil wells two miles south of Orcutt, near Santa Maria, that use cyclic steam injection to extract oil from sandstone formations in the area.


  3. Marjorie George of Santa Maria, 1920-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    Marjorie O. Tonascia George passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, June 30, 2015, in Santa Maria. Marjorie attended school in Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo, as the family moved their dairy farm business.


  4. Margarita Lopez Sais of Santa MariaRead the original story

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    ... United States at 16 when she married Frank Sais of New Mexico. A few years later, in 1955, she found her home in Santa Maria after hearing of work opportunities. Margarita had a tremendous work ethic and each job gave her a chance for advancement in ...


  5. Driver Injured After Vehicle Lands in Ditch Along Harris Grade RoadRead the original story

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    One person was injured Thursday evening after a single-vehicle accident on Harris Grade Road between the Santa Maria and Lompoc valleys. The accident was reported at 6:20 p.m. near the first curve on Harris Grade Road after turning off Highway 135, according to emergency dispatch reports from the California Highway Patrol.


  6. Santa Maria Man Arrested After Fleeing in Stolen CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    A Santa Maria man with a handgun was arrested after fleeing - first in a vehicle and later on foot - from officers Thursday afternoon. Santa Maria police said they were called to the Holiday Motel at 605 S. Broadway regarding a report of a man with a gun, Sgt.


  7. Orin Parker of Santa Maria, 1942-2015Read the original story

    Thursday | Noozhawk

    ... could ask for. Since his early 20s, Orin worked in the electronics industry in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. He worked his way from the line into management quickly. In 1976, he co-founded Yang Electromagnetic Systems (Y.E.S.). Orin took ...


  8. Rare Test Pressing of Bob Dylan's 'Blood on the Tracks' FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | RollingStone

    ... scarcity of the test pressing makes it a vaunted item. The test pressing was made at a Columbia Records plant in Santa Maria, California and is one of only reportedly five copies.


  9. Dry Conditions, Mesa Fire Spark Officials' Concerns About Use of FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Noozhawk

    Only safe and sane versions are allowed in Santa Maria, Lompoc and Guadalupe while all types are banned throughout the rest of Santa Barbara County Customers buy fireworks from the Lompoc Valley Baptist School booth, one of a handful in Lompoc on Monday evening. The City of Lompoc allows the use of fireworks only between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. on the Fourth of July.


  10. Crawford Family Wines: Unlocking Varietal Flavor Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 |

    ... ten years, notably Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Grenache. Recently, Mark took the helm at Tres Hermanas Winer y in Santa Maria, and it's been quite a learning experience. Producing over 22 different wines every year has honed his winemaking expertise. ...


  11. All Evacuations Lifted, Roads Reopened with Burton Mesa Fire Near ContainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Noozhawk

    With the Mesa Fire near Lompoc almost contained, the alpacas, miniature donkeys and pot-bellied pigs Tuesday returned home from their temporary shelter at the Santa Maria rodeo grounds. The blaze charred 320 acres in the Burton Mesa Preserve , and despite threatening 1,200 structures, none were damaged.


  12. Pet Safety on the 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Edhat

    ... all the precautions your cat or dog runs away, visit your local County Animal Services Shelter in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria or Lompoc. County Animal Services shelters will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th. In an effort to ...


  13. Taste of Wine: Top 10 tastes for the first half of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Coast News

    ... white wine fermented and aged in concrete egg-shaped vessels. From the legendary Bien Nacido Vineyard in cool Santa Maria, Calif. Handcrafted in the ancient concrete method, that imparts richness without oak. Lively acidity. Coomber Family Ranch ...


  14. Fire burns 320 acres near LompocRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Cal Coast News

    ... also evacuated animals from the area. Livestock, and other large animals were taken to the Elks Rodeo grounds in Santa Maria, and residents were asked to take small animals to the Lompoc animal shelter. Fire agencies from San Luis Obispo County, ...


  15. Bill Clinton: How we can fight childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CNN

    ... to eat (and) what not to eat," said the Arcadia, California, resident. "They learn from (us)." Jenni Conner of Santa Maria, California, and her 9-year-old daughter, Skylar, do a combat fitness program together at home every night. "I don't have to ...


  16. Presqu'ile Winery Summer Concert Series Presents: Reverend Tall Tree with The Ruben Lee Dalton BandRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Wine Business Online

    ... and Cajun cuisine Event Organizer: Presqu'ile Winery Venue: Presqu'ile Winery Address: 5391 Presqu'ile Drive Santa Maria, CA 93455 Time: 5 pm Website: ...


  17. Choice in Hospitals Is Harder to FindRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Wall Street Journal

    ... rmation of cartels, monopolies and the exponential growth of administrative personnel. My personal experience in Santa Maria, Calif., as a practicing pediatrician, confirms their writings. In 1970 when I started my...


  18. Judy Foreman: Santa Barbara Wine Festival Portrays Wine Country at Its BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Noozhawk

    ... Santa Barbara County's growing season in the five federally recognized American Viticulture Areas, or AVA - the Santa Maria and Santa Ynez valleys, Ballard and Happy canyons and Santa Rita Hills - is considerably longer than some other ...


  19. Refugio oil spill cleanup costs near $100 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Pacific Business Times

    ... preventative and regulatory measures. Line 901 was built in 1987 to carry oil from offshore oil platforms to Santa Maria and Kern County. By the time a Plains' employee remotely shut down the entire pipeline because of pressure anomalies at 11:30 ...


  20. Cities in Santa Barbara County Gearing Up for Fourth of July FestivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County has dazzling plans for our country's 239th anniversary of independence, with family-friendly July 4 fun for all ages. Santa Barbara, Goleta, Montecito, Lompoc and Santa Maria all promise colorful firework shows and activities for the entire July 4 holiday, including beach barbecues, local live bands, games, contests and parades.


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