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

    15 hrs ago | 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.

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

    Yesterday | 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.

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  3. Margarita Lopez Sais of Santa MariaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Margarita was a strong-spirited matriarch who led her children well. She fought a good fight, and at the end she was a true champion.

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

    Yesterday | 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.

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

    Yesterday | 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.

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

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Orin was born on Sept. 22, 1942, in Custer County, Neb., to Mark and Ruth Parker and was raised in Broken Bow, Neb.

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

    Wednesday | 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.

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  8. 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.

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

    Sunday Jun 28 | Noozhawk

    The expression "eat, drink and be merry" aptly summed up Saturday's Santa Barbara Wine Festival , one of the Central Coast's premier wine events and a benefit for the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History . Although Santa Barbara is renowned as a beachside resort community, Santa Barbara County also happens to be one of the top wine regions in the world.

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  10. 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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  11. County Public Health Holding Community Meetings on Safe Disposal of DrugsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is exploring issues about the safe disposal of drugs, and wants the public's ideas, suggestions and solutions for the establishment of a convenient drug collection program. The issues include the accumulation of unused medications being dangerous for children, pets, seniors and teens, and the improper disposal of leftover medications contaminating water and the environment.

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  12. Preliminary Hearing Begins for Former Hancock College Basketball Players Charged with MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Noozhawk

    Ali Mohammed and Lavell White are accused in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in Santa Maria during an alleged drug deal Former Allan Hancock College basketball player Ali Mohammed sits next to his defense attorney, Lori Pedego, in court on Tuesday. Mohammed is one of two former players charged with a fatal shooting late last year.

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  13. Motorcyclist Killed in Collision with Pickup Truck Near Santa MariaRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Noozhawk

    A motorcyclist died late Saturday in a collision with a pickup truck near Santa Maria, according to the California Highway Patrol .

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  14. Free Meal Programs Feed Hungry Local Children During Schools' Summer GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Noozhawk

    An elementary school student took a huge bite out of a red apple while sitting on a park bench at the Storke Ranch Apartments in Goleta. The apple didn't seem extraordinary to the young girl, but the program allowing her to eat it - and a free turkey sandwich along with a carton of milk - is one that many Santa Barbara County residents view as worthwhile.

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  15. Hancock College Football Finds the End Zone - But Now It'll Be on Its Own CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Noozhawk

    At long last, Bulldogs to play home games beginning in the fall, with temporary bleachers, press platform and a scoreboard to be installed over the summer From left, Hancock College football coach Kris Dutra, athletic director Kim Ensing, Superintendent/President Kevin Walthers and Bulldog Boosters' Jim Glines gather to announce plans to play footballs at the Santa Maria campus, beginning in September. After crosstown trips to play at other stadiums, the Allan Hancock College Bulldogs football team truly will have home-field advantage when the Santa Maria campus hosts games this fall.

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  16. Santa Maria Police Department Makes Move to New, 'Modern' StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Noozhawk

    Crime lab equipment, a coffee machine and thousands of pieces of evidence were already in place as moving day arrived Friday for the Santa Maria Police Department. The new police station at 1111 W. Betteravia Road will open Monday with new phone extensions, a state-of-the-art crime lab, a larger detective bureau and more.

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  17. Hearing Continued to July for Mother, Caregiver Charged in ALS Patient's DeathRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Noozhawk

    The arraignment hearing for the caregiver and elderly mother charged with killing her daughter who had ALS has been continued to next month. Marjorie Good, 89, and Wanda Nelson were in Santa Barbara County Superior Court in Santa Maria on Friday.

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  18. Crews Respond to Vegetation Fire Near OrcuttRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Noozhawk

    A vegetation fire near Orcutt and Santa Maria was reported just after noon Friday and resources from all over Santa Barbara County are being called to help fight the flames, including aircraft and ground crews. A five-acre blaze was reported near Orcutt Hill Road and East Rice Ranch Road and is growing rapidly, County Fire Capt.

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  19. 'Well-Respected Administrator' Named Deputy City Manager for Santa MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Noozhawk

    A familiar name with a background in government budgeting has been picked for the vacant deputy city manager job for the City of Santa Maria . Jason Stilwell will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Rhonda Barnhard, City Manager Rick Haydon said Tuesday night.

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  20. Pint for a Pint: Donors at Santa Maria Blood Drive to Receive Coupon for Free Ice CreamRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Noozhawk

    All blood donors at the City of Santa Maria blood drive on Tuesday, June 30 will receive a coupon for a free pint of ice cream from Baskin-Robbins. Donors also will be eligible to win incentive prizes.

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