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Rushing and reading: A former Hancock football star heads to the Senior Bowl as a draft pick for the NFL - Santa Maria Sun
Before Cameron Artis-Payne finished 2014 as the lead rusher in the Southeastern Conference and bounced into the national spotlight as a second- or third-round pick for the NFL, he was breaking school records at Allan Hancock College for rushing yards and ...
Local places in Miss and Mrs. Asia USA - Santa Maria Sun
Oceano resident Zhanna Stinson (pictured right) earned the second runner up in the annual Miss and Mrs. Asia USA pageant event in Redondo Beach during late November 2014. Representing her native country of Kazakhstan, Stinson competed and commingled with ...
Plein air painter Susan Belloni shares her latest show and the benefits of working outside - Santa Maria Sun
The lifestyle of a painter is hardly considered strenuous, as most of the artists enjoy working while seated in the privacy of their own studio. But there is a specific breed of landscape artist that feels the only way to work is to go where the subject is ...
Santa Barbara County Probation teaches Los Prietos Boys Camp wards the various facets of wellness - Santa Maria Sun
Young people are infamously immune to advice regarding a lot of things, and wisdom doled out by wellness experts seems to rank high on the list of information ignored (read: junk food, inactivity, etc.). Despite more research showing that good health and ...
Elverhoj Museum features Ro Snell - Santa Maria Sun
The Elverhoj Museum of History and Art features the work of Ro Snell in the exhibit Ro Snell: Outside In showing Jan. 24 through April 26. The exhibit features the abstract and assemblage work of the Santa Barbara-based artist known for using found ...
Lompoc offers father/daughter dance - Santa Maria Sun
The Lompoc Recreation Division is preparing for the annual Father Daughter Sweetheart Dance of 2015. The semi-formal event includes two nights of music, dance, refreshments, gifts, and prizes on Feb. 6 and 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event is for fathers and ...
Lompoc Concert Association welcomes husband and wife duo - Santa Maria Sun
The Lompoc Concert Association is welcoming the New York-based husband and wife duo of Eric Cecil and Kaori Fujii to perform a live concert on Jan. 30 in Lompoc. Cecil and Fujii play guitar and flute respectively, and will perform a program that pays ...
Support for currency and law enforcement is maintained - Santa Maria Sun
Modern civilized societies worldwide place great value on stability and high living standards. Two important supporting features include law enforcement and currency. Taken out of context, they would amount to strange-looking paper and people in various ...
Supervisors get raises in a vicious circle - Santa Maria Sun
Why is it that our supervisors, when pushing through raises for themselves, always refer to what other counties are paying? And I’m not just talking about SLO County. This goes on everywhere. Recently in Contra Costa County, supervisors there stated ...
Spotlight on: Connect Fitness Studio - Santa Maria Sun
After spending the last four years teaching Zumba at several different venues around Santa Maria and searching for a more permanent location, Rosalie Fortner is now proud to now have a place of her own: Connect Fitness. Fortner opened Connect Fitness ...
The state of the Onion - Santa Maria Sun
There are a lot of layers to this country. It’s like a pungent vegetable waiting to be peeled and browned in butter—maybe even caramelized. Maybe I shouldn’t write this column right before lunch. My co-worker to my left just brought in some Thai food ...
Authors and illustrators visit Santa Barbara County students - Santa Maria Sun
Santa Barbara County upper elementary and junior high school students from the Santa Maria-Bonita to Carpinteria districts are gearing up to meet writers and illustrators at the 45th annual Author-Go-Round. Each year, the Santa Barbara County Education ...
Area students get real-life adventure books from a local writer - Santa Maria Sun
Central Coast author Jennifer Best recently donated cases of her book, Best Family Adventures: Santa Barbara County, to northern Santa Barbara County schools for use in school libraries and resource rooms, as well as by students and their families.
Witness describes moments before Ibarra's death in ongoing murder trial - Santa Maria Sun
The trial for the alleged killers of 28-year-old Anthony Ibarra began its second week of testimony on Jan. 20 at the Santa Maria Juvenile Court, with Angel Escobar being called to testify. Occasionally mumbling his answers and slouching in his seat ...
Man arrested on suspicion of assault with a fire extinguisher - Santa Maria Sun
On the afternoon of Jan. 15, officers from the Allan Hancock College Police Department arrested a man who they said entered an apartment without permission in the 900 block of East Jones and began spraying a person inside with a fire extinguisher.