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  1. 'Walk-Away' From Mental-Health Facility Found SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    A 51-year-old woman who was reported to have walked away from a mental-health crisis center on Saturday night has been found safe, according to the Santa Maria Police Department . Linda Logan, who previously lived in Santa Barbara, left the C.A.R.E.S facility on Carmen Lane in Santa Maria at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday, Lt.

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  2. Police Seek Walk-Away From Mental-Health FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    The public's help is being sought to locate a 51-year-old woman who walked away from a mental-health crisis center on Saturday night, according to the Santa Maria Police Department . Linda Logan, who previously lived in Santa Barbara, left the C.A.R.E.S facility on Carmen Lane in Santa Maria at about 9:40 p.m., Lt.

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  3. Zodiac Aerospace Expanding in Santa MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Noozhawk

    Zodiac Aerospace has leased the old DenMat Holdings headquarters facility at 2727 Skyway Drive, according to Jerry Schmidt, principal and broker at Pacifica Commercial Realty in Santa Maria. A huge tent has been set up in the parking lot for crews working to renovate the interior of the facility.

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  4. Gordon Auchincloss Appointed Chief Assistant DA, Paul Greco as Chief Deputy DARead the original story

    Friday | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce Dudley announced on Friday the appointment of Gordon Auchincloss as chief assistant district attorney and the appointment of Paul Greco as chief deputy district attorney for the Santa Maria office, both effective next Monday. Auchincloss has been a deputy district attorney for the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office for 24 years.

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  5. Flooded Fire Station Forces Crew in Santa Maria to Evacuate During RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Noozhawk

    A quick stop at Santa Maria Fire Station No. 1 between a flurry of rain-related calls on Dec. 11 turned up an emergency a little too close to home for firefighters.

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  6. Santa Maria Police Department Undergoes 'Complete Overhaul' in Complying with Recommended ReformsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Noozhawk

    Seven months later, the Santa Maria Police Department has implemented most of the independent auditors' 57 recommendations for reforming the agency, including revised protocols for officer-involved shootings, citizens' complaints and timely training. Chief Ralph Martin updated the Santa Maria City Council on Tuesday night about the progress of the agency's reforms that arose out of the botched handling of an investigation and fatal shooting of Officer Albert Covarrubias Jr. by a colleague in 2012 along with other incidents.

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  7. Longtime Police Officer Chris Nartatez Reflects on North County CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Noozhawk

    Chris Nartatez entered law enforcement because he found it exciting, but remained after discovering the job gave him a chance to help people. This week will be the Santa Maria Police Department sergeant's final stretch on the job after working in law enforcement since 1977.

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  8. Etta Waterfield Joins Santa Maria Council as Jack Boysen Begins Second TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Noozhawk

    With a standing-room-only crowd watching, Etta Waterfield's perseverance paid off as she was sworn in as a member of the Santa Maria City Council on Tuesday night, when Jack Boysen also kicked off his second term. Waterfield was the top vote-getter in the Nov. 4 election, with incumbent Boysen taking second place in the race for two terms.

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  9. Los Padres' Goleta Office Closed After FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Noozhawk

    Madsen, who is the public information officer for the Los Padres National Forest , arrived at his Hollister Avenue office around 7:15 a.m. last Friday to find that the previous night's storms had flooded much of the office. The storm dropped 2 inches of water in an hour in some places in the county, and flooding became a problem at the office building, which is located at 6755 Hollister Ave., Suite 150, east of Kmart and owned by Flir.

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  10. Santa Maria Police Department Adds 10 New OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Noozhawk

    Nicholas Giese has joined the family business, following in the footsteps of his parents, sister and grandfather to pin on the law enforcement badge. The newcomer follows his mom, Maria, who retired from the agency in 2008 as a detective.

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  11. Police Investigating Baby-Snatching Incidents in Santa MariaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Noozhawk

    Two babies were snatched from their mothers by a pair suspects who demanded immediate payment for the infants' return in a separate incidents months apart in Santa Maria, police said Monday. "At this time, it is unconfirmed whether these two incidents are related, and they are still under investigation," Detective Mike Huffman said.

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  12. Fire Causes $675,000 in Damage to Mission Linen Supply Building in Santa MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Noozhawk

    A fierce fire caused an estimated $675,000 in damage to a commercial structure in Santa Maria late Saturday, according to the Santa Maria Fire Department . The blaze at Mission Linen Supply Inc. at 602 S. Western Ave. was reported about 11:15 p.m., fire Battalion Chief Ed Hadfield said.

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  13. Fire Causes $675,000 Damage to Santa Maria BuildingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Noozhawk

    Fire caused an estimated $675,000 damage to a commercial structure in Santa Maria late Saturday night, according to the Santa Maria Fire Department . The blaze at the Mission Linen Supply Inc. building at 602 S. Western Ave. was reported at about 11:15 p.m., said fire Battalion Chief Ed Hadfield.

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  14. Storm May Have Set Stage for Refilling Local ReservoirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Noozhawk

    It was a significant weather system, for sure, sucking in sub-tropical "Pineapple Express" moist air from the Pacific that led to some impressive rainfall. But as it turned out, the storm was not that different from many that douse the Central Coast during a normal rainy season.

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  15. Allan Hancock College President to Teach Political Science Course for Spring SemesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Noozhawk

    Students at Allan Hancock College will have a unique opportunity in the upcoming spring semester. They can take a class taught by Hancock Superintendent/President Kevin Walthers, Ph.D. "I'm excited.

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  16. Gusty Winds Lead the Way as Storm Approaches Santa BarbaraRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Noozhawk

    Gusty winds whipped through Santa Barbara County Thursday night, knocking down tree branches and causing sporadic power outages in advance of a major weather front expected to douse the region with heavy rainfall overnight. By 8:30 p.m., the Santa Barbara Airport had recorded maximum wind speeds of 33 mph, while readings of 59 mph were reported at La Cumbre Peak in the mountains above Santa Barbara, 55 mph at the Santa Ynez Airport, and 44 mph in Santa Maria, according to the National Weather Service .

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  17. Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department Welcomes Six New DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department's six new deputies were honored at a ceremony Thursday for graduates of the Allan Hancock College Basic Law Enforcement Academy, Class No. 107. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department is pleased to officially welcome six new sheriff's deputies to its team.

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  18. County Animal Shelters Offering Discounted Adoption Fees During Holiday CampaignRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Noozhawk

    Animals in Santa Barbara County shelters announce the launch of their 2014 "All I Want for the Holidays Is a Home of My Own" campaign. The animals appeal to both the general public and directly to Santa Claus to find them homes in December so they do not have to spend another lonely Christmas.

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  19. City of Santa Maria to Show 'The Polar Express' at Youth CenterRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Noozhawk

    Make it a family holiday movie night at the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center, 600 S. McClelland St. in Santa Maria, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. Actor Tom Hanks lends his voice to several characters in The Polar Express , which tells the story about a boy who begins to doubt Santa's existence. On Christmas Eve, the boy finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime as he boards the Polar Express.

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  20. Santa Barbara County 4-H Clubs Spread Holiday Cheer at Home and AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Noozhawk

    The Bonita 4-H Club held a canned food drive at its November meeting. Members donated more than 75 pounds of food to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

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