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Learn more about Huntington's disease - Santa Maria Sun
In 2008, Melissa Billardi’s oldest son received a life-altering diagnosis: Huntington’s disease. A neurodegenerative genetic disorder, Huntington’s affects muscle coordination, causes psychiatric problems, and ultimately leads to death. “The brain ...
The Great American Melodrama sings, dances, and delivers laughs with West - Santa Maria Sun
The Great American Melodrama, smack dab on Highway 1 in the heart of Oceano, always plays to its strengths. The melodramatic style has typically been reserved for intimate halls filled to the brim with audiences that are always encouraged to engage in the ...
Listening to and playing music excites lobes and cortices throughout the brain - Santa Maria Sun
You have a song stuck in your head. Completely unbidden, out of the blue, you hear the familiar notes, instruments, and perhaps words. It doesn’t matter that you are sitting alone in silence, or perhaps you’re among a noisy crowd— there’s the song ...
Ride on: Santa Barbara Segway takes a different route - Santa Maria Sun
Cruise along the oceanfront and take in the historic buildings of Santa Barbara with a trained guide, like Josh McDonough, who can answer all of your questions and provide a tune, too. I love working. Having specific tasks to accomplish and the feeling of ...
We need to pay off our climate debt now - Santa Maria Sun
Heidi Harmon eloquently addresses the fact that climate change is affecting all us right now (“Climate crisis has no party affiliation,” July 10). When the well runs dry, it won’t matter if the owner is a Republican or Democrat. Climate change is not ...
Our climate is bad and getting worse - Santa Maria Sun
Heidi Harmon really put her finger on the uphill battle we’re having against global warming (“Climate crisis has no party affiliation,” July 10). It’s been framed as a liberal vs. conservative issue. Unfortunately, we have a primarily two-party ...
What sort of change are we talking about? - Santa Maria Sun
An opinion piece by Heidi Harmon offered a perspective on climate change (“Climate crisis has no party affiliation,” July 10). But I have questions. If all human endeavor in the United States were to stop, would global warming cease? If all these wind ...
Frame Gallery offers event with Alloway - Santa Maria Sun
The Frame Gallery in Orcutt will be host to a special event with showing artist Barbara Alloway that will include art, wine, food, and the artist on July 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There will also be a fundraiser raffle, with a $20 raffle ticket purchasing ...
DANA Adobe opens an art gallery - Santa Maria Sun
The historic staffers at the Dana Adobe Rancho Nipomo has reserved space in the preserved building to include an art gallery. After the successful showing of the historic exhibit “Gold Rush Fever!” the Dana Adobe has opened the gallery up to local artists.
Santa Maria Civic Theatre stages free shows for families - Santa Maria Sun
The Santa Maria Civic Theatre offers its annual Free Summer Fairy Tales event for kids and families, featuring an original story and a well-known tale. Each production will include a performance of With the Wild Things: In the Animal Kingdom and Pinocchio.