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  1. William G. Olson Jr, 1928-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    William G. Olson Jr passed away peacefully on Feb. 15, 2017. William was born Feb. 21, 1928, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to William and Ruth Olson.

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  2. 'Whipping Man' Reveals Post Civil War Repression, RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    PCPA presents The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez, a story that methodically peels back layer upon layer of repressed feelings, hopes, dreams and dark secrets. The play is being staged March 9 through 26 in Severson Theatre on the Allan Hancock College campus, Santa Maria.

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  3. Defendant Held To Answer to Murder Charges in Fatal Santa Maria StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    The lone adult arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in northeast Santa Maria early last year was held to answer to the charges after a preliminary hearing Thursday. Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Gustavo Lavayen ruled sufficient evidence exists for the now-20-year-old Israel Gaspar Cruz to stand trial.

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  4. Murder, DUI Charges Filed Against Driver In Orcutt Crash That Killed 2 WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    A pair of murder charges was filed against a Santa Maria man accused of drunken driving and speeding, causing a crash that killed two women and injured another man in Orcutt earlier this month. Cameron Oliver, 25, of Santa Maria, has been charged with two counts of murder and felony driving with blood alcohol content exceeding .08 percent causing bodily injury to a third passenger, the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office said.

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  5. Santa Maria Elks Honor Firefighters at Annual Appreciation NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Noozhawk

    A Santa Barbara County fire captain and a Santa Maria city aircraft rescue firefighter were among the six honorees Wednesday night during a special annual dinner hosted for four decades. The Santa Marie Elks hosted the annual Firefighter Appreciation Night, where honorees from several agencies shared the spotlight, something they typically avoid, one chief noted.

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  6. Heavy Rains Cause Significant Damage to Santa Barbara County RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Noozhawk

    Recent rains washed out big chunks of roadways in three northern Santa Barbara County locations, and those likely won't re-open anytime soon. Damage to roads, the Goleta Pier and more due to severe storms last week led county officials on Wednesday to proclaim a local emergency, citing heavy rains and winds Feb. 16 through 18. County Executive Officer Mona Miyasato signed the proclamation, which is expected to be ratified by the county Board of Supervisors Tuesday in Santa Barbara.

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  7. CHP Releases Name of Pedestrian Killed Near Los Alamos Last WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Noozhawk

    The incident was reported at approximately 10 p.m. Feb. 14 on Highway 135 near Bell Street, the CHP said. Driver William J. Meiborg, 43, of Santa Maria, was eastbound in a black 2002 Saturn sedan at approximately 55 mph when he encountered a man walking in the westbound lane.

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  8. Santa Barbara County Supervisors to Consider Urgency Ordinance to Ban Growing Pot Under Prop. 64Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors is considering its own rules to regulate the recreational marijuana industry after California voters passed Proposition 64 legalizing the use, possession, cultivation and sale of pot throughout the state. The board voted 4-1 to direct county staff to return with an urgency ordinance that would ban growing recreational marijuana, and other marijuana activities, while the county develops a permanent ordinance to regulate or ban recreational/nonmedical marijuana.

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  9. Santa Maria Council to Consider Implementing District Elections for CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Noozhawk

    Threat of California Voting Rights Act lawsuit from unsuccessful council candidate prompts municipal staff to recommend dropping at-large process Santa Maria City Clerk Patti Rodriguez administers the oath of office for new Councilmen Mike Cordero, left, and Michael Moats in December 2016. The council is considering whether to move to district-based council elections from the current at-large voting.

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  10. 'Day WIthout Immigrants' Leads to Closed Businesses, Fewer Students In ClassroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Noozhawk

    Customers found favorite restaurants closed while teachers faced classrooms with fewer students Thursday during the Day Without Immigrants action in Santa Barbara County. From Santa Barbara to Santa Maria, restaurants and other businesses were shuttered to show support for the action involving a one-day boycott to protest the Trump administration's push to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and deportation of undocumented immigrants.

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  11. Suspect Driving Stolen Vehicle Collides with Santa Maria Police Patrol CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Noozhawk

    The driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into a Santa Maria police car Thursday morning, leaving the officer with a minor injury. The white Honda Civic coupe, which had been reported as stolen from Santa Maria, was spotted by a patrol officer who initiated a pursuit before ending it after a couple of blocks, Sgt.

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  12. Santa Maria Police Awards Spotlight Detectives Involved In MS-13 Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Noozhawk

    With unprecedented violence in Santa Maria, the detectives at the heart of a massive operation responsible for multiple arrests last year received top honors at the Police Department annual awards luncheon. Detective Andrew Brice received the Officer of the Year Award, while he and other members of the detective bureau accepted the Distinguished Team Award from Chief Ralph Martin during the luncheon at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge on Wednesday.

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  13. Black History Month Event a Celebration of DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Noozhawk

    The North County Coalition will mark Black History Month with a celebration based on the theme Black History: A Legacy of Strength Rooted in the Past, Many Cultures, All Sizes, All Colors Celebrating Diversity. The event begins at noon Saturday, Feb. 18, at Pioneer Park in Santa Maria.

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  14. Second Woman Dies of Injuries Suffered in Alleged DUI Crash in OrcuttRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Noozhawk

    A second woman has died of injuries suffered in a suspected DUI crash in Orcutt on Monday, the California Highway Patrol said Friday. Tricia Jensen, 37, of Santa Maria was in critical condition after the single-vehicle, rollover accident, and remained on life support for days afterward, CHP Officer Dave Medina told Noozhawk.

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  15. Hancock Jumps Out to Big Lead but Can't Hold OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Noozhawk

    After building a 5-0 lead after four innings, the Allan Hancock College baseball team was outscored 6-0 the rest of the way and fell 6-5 at Reedley College Thursday afternoon. Hancock dropped its fifth straight game to fall to 2-5.

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  16. Santa Maria Council OKs Youth Safety Task ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Maria City Council agreed to form a Mayor's Task Force on Youth Safety, another step in the battle to stem violence in the community. Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night to create the task force, which is expected to include key elected officials and top representatives of agencies in the community.

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  17. 2nd Victim in Fatal Orcutt Rollover Crash Remains on Life SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    Tricia Jensen, 37, of Santa Maria was critically injured in alleged DUI accident that killed Leann Stauffer, 37, of Santa Maria Flowers, candles and crosses mark the spot along Highway 135 in Orcutt where Leann Stauffer of Santa Maria was killed and Tricia Jensen of Santa Maria was critically injured early Monday in a suspected DUI crash. A woman who was severely injured early Monday in a rollover crash in Orcutt that claimed the life of another woman remained on life support two days later at a Santa Barbara hospital, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  18. Gunshot Victim Apparently Shot Himself, Santa Maria Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    A man who showed up at Marian Regional Medical Center last week with a gunshot wound apparently shot himself, Santa Maria police said Wednesday. At 1 a.m. Jan. 31, police officers were dispatched to the Santa Maria hospital after 18-year-old Bobby Romero-Torrez showed up there with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

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  19. Conference Focuses on Women as Leaders of ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara County Commission for Women will host a women's leadership conference "Women Building Community" from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Veterans' Memorial Community Center, 313 W. Tunnell St., Santa Maria. The event is free to the public and includes a box lunch.

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  20. In Spirit of Giving, 7th Graders Donate Car Seat to CASARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Noozhawk

    Court Appointed Special Advocates of Santa Barbara County has received a generous donation from the seventh-grade students at St. Louis de Montfort School in Santa Maria. In their celebration of Catholic Schools Week, the students set a goal to serve their community by helping children in need.

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