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Santa Maria Police Seek Leads in Double Stabbing

Published on 06.03.2015 3:20 p.m.


Crews Cleaning Up Oil Pipeline Leak in Orcutt

Officials from Phillips 66 Santa Maria Refinery estimate that about 42 gallons of crude were visible on California Boulevard; the cause is under investigation

Published on 06.03.2015 1:10 p.m.


Bomb Squad Called After Possible Explosive Device Is Found in Santa Maria

Published on 06.03.2015 12:50 p.m.


‘Suspicious’ Pressure Cooker Leads to Evacuation of Lompoc Store

Published on 06.02.2015 10:12 p.m.


Santa Maria Council Approves Towbes Group’s Proposal to Develop Senior Apartments

Published on 06.02.2015 9:31 p.m.


Jackson, Williams Introduce Legislation in Wake of Refugio Oil Spill

The bills would create programs for immediate spill response, require automatic shutoff systems in pipelines and shift oversight back to the Office of the State Fire Marshal

Published on 06.02.2015 9:30 p.m.


Contamination Delays Launch of Ocean-Monitoring Satellite from Vandenberg AFB

The Jason-3 spacecraft was set to fly to space in July aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket

Published on 06.02.2015 5:48 p.m.


Santa Barbara Council Makes Little Headway During Discussion on Even-Year Elections

Published on 06.02.2015 5:30 p.m.


Supervisors Approve Fee Increases at Santa Barbara County Parks

Published on 06.02.2015 4:30 p.m.


30 Birds, 15 Mammals Found Dead Monday During Refugio Oil Spill Response Efforts

Published on 06.02.2015 3:00 p.m.


Santa Barbara County’s Northern Branch Jail Project Near Santa Maria Soon Will Go to Bid

Board of Supervisors approves the move for the new 376-bed jail facility and 228-bed Sheriff's Transition and Re-entry Complex

Published on 06.02.2015 1:42 p.m.


Lompoc Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Assault of Bar Worker

Published on 06.02.2015 1:06 p.m.


Noozhawk’s Note: No News Is NOT Good News

Published on 06.02.2015 8:50 a.m.


Caltrans Making Another Effort to Mop Up Soggy Castillo Underpass

Interlocking pavers will be used in an effort to solve the problem along the water-plagued roadway

Published on 06.01.2015 10:19 p.m.


Facing ‘Tough Choices,’ Santa Barbara Council Discusses Budget Priorities for New Fiscal Year

Published on 06.01.2015 8:52 p.m.


Refugio Oil Spill Response Effort Expands to Ventura County Beaches

Pipeline company replaces 50-foot piece of ruptured pipe that was removed and sent away for testing

Published on 06.01.2015 6:00 p.m.


Santa Barbara Man Gets 28-Year Prison Term for Molestations

Published on 06.01.2015 3:53 p.m.


Police Trying to Unravel Conflicting Circumstances of Shooting of Santa Maria Teenager

Published on 05.31.2015 11:44 p.m.


In Response to Oil Spill, Demonstrators Make Stand in the Sand for Alternative Energy

Anti-oil rally kicks off with speeches before chanting marchers move to West Beach for symbolic photo opportunities

Published on 05.31.2015 6:53 p.m.


3 Suspects Face Charges After Santa Maria Carjacking

Published on 05.31.2015 9:17 a.m.


Buellton Resident Takes on Santa Barbara City Hall with Good Government Approach

Tom Widroe launches City Watch in effort to bring common-sense solutions to infrastructure, budgeting and the homeless

Published on 05.30.2015 6:17 p.m.


Thousands Help 2015 Santa Maria Rodeo Parade Reach for New Heights

Elks Rodeo queen Taylor Glines, grand marshal Cotton Rosser lead annual tradition accompanying Santa Maria Elks Rodeo

Published on 05.30.2015 4:12 p.m.


Open House Doesn’t Close Door on Questions Surrounding Refugio Oil Spill Response

Public gets a chance to press officials involved in cleanup and recovery, but some say frustration remains

Published on 05.30.2015 4:01 p.m.


Teen Artists Go to the Wall to Create New Mural for Exterior of Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum

Nearly 2 dozen youths create panels depicting various museum exhibits as part of Arts Fund mentorship program

Published on 05.30.2015 3:10 p.m.


New Cuyama Rancher Airlifted to Santa Barbara Hospital After Rattlesnake Bite

Published on 05.30.2015 3:07 p.m.


‘Suspicious’ Fire Damages 3 Trucks, Business in Santa Barbara

Firefighters had to cut through a metal driveway gate to gain access to the Lower Eastside blaze

Published on 05.30.2015 9:29 a.m.


While Animals Suffer at Surface, Refugio Oil Spill’s Underwater Impacts Still Unknown

The numbers of oil-impacted birds and mammals are rising, but there are no reports yet on the impact to the ocean environment

Published on 05.29.2015 10:30 p.m.


Ruptured Section of Pipeline Dug Out for Testing as Refugio Oil-Spill Investigation Continues

A 50-foot portion of the pipeline is being transported to a federally-approved laboratory; a community open house is scheduled for Saturday

Published on 05.29.2015 7:00 p.m.


Neverland Ranch, Former Home of Late Pop Star Michael Jackson, Up for Sale for $100 Million

The Los Olivos property is described as 'the ultimate ranch retreat and gated estate'

Published on 05.29.2015 6:18 p.m.


Oil-Coated Sea Lion Makes Escape from Truck on Highway 101 in Santa Barbara

Published on 05.29.2015 5:29 p.m.


Man, Woman Injured in Lompoc Vehicle Incident

Published on 05.29.2015 5:17 p.m.


Lompoc Incident With Reportedly Barricaded Man Ends Quietly

Published on 05.29.2015 12:03 a.m.


Santa Maria Elks Give Youths Taste of Rodeo

72nd annual tradition runs through Sunday, and includes four performances and a Saturday parade

Published on 05.28.2015 9:47 p.m.


Officials Extend Oil Spill Closures for Refugio, El Capitan State Parks

Popular coastal campgrounds, beaches and day-use areas won't reopen before June 18 as the cleanup continues

Published on 05.28.2015 8:18 p.m.


Santa Maria ‘Prosecutor At Heart’ Leaving Full-Time Position with District Attorney’s Office

Kevin Duffy, called a 'tireless warrior,' has worked for Santa Barbara County since 1999 and plans to continue part-time handling selective cases

Published on 05.28.2015 6:15 p.m.


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