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Hancock's Dimensions in Dance welcomes special guests - Santa Maria Sun
The Allan Hancock College dance program presents its fall recital, Dimensions in Dance, showing Oct. 15 through 18 in the Marian Theatre on campus. The recital welcomes a number of guest performers and choreographers including Allan Hancock College’s ...
Great American Melodrama brings ghouls and guffaws in 'Frankenstein's Bride ... Or The Girl of My Screams' - Santa Maria Sun
When the first scene really got going though, it was obvious why Sheets wasn’t the one up front as usual, as his introduction as Frankenstein’s monster was a lynchpin in the plot of a hilarious send-up of the famous Mary Shelley novel. The scene opens ...
Live from the CORE features traveling and local poets reading verse - Santa Maria Sun
Local poet and novelist Michael McLaughlin moved to Santa Maria a few years ago, and not long after he arrived he noticed a deficit in the area’s venues for live poetry readings. McLaughlin is involved with Poetry in Schools. He also facilitates arts and ...
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum hosts talk about Samurai exhibit - Santa Maria Sun
The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum currently features the exhibit Samurai … The Warrior Horsemen of Japan showing through Nov. 1 at the museum, and a special event featuring two talks about the exhibit is scheduled for Oct. 10. The History and ...
The last Streetwise question was in poor taste - Santa Maria Sun
As a longtime reader of your publication, I have read some articles that I did not agree with. I enjoy your publication on a weekly basis. Rob Krider, Shelly Cone, and Ariel Waterman are my favorites. You must know that a “but” is coming, huh?
Who can claim the pope? - Santa Maria Sun
Pope Francis’s address to Congress was remarkable in surprising ways and especially relevant for the Santa Maria Valley. The pope exemplified four historical figures (“great Americans”) in calling for a more egalitarian and compassionate American ...
The Benchwarmer: It's time for the NFL's commissioner to revise discipline strategies for players - Santa Maria Sun
It’s the fall season, pumpkin spice is everywhere, and football Sundays are back. With my Green Bay Packers at 3-0 (and the 49ers at 0-3), I’m quite comfortable and pleased with my spot on the bench; all is right in my world. Football season for the ...
Santa Maria High School not changing school sport uniforms - Santa Maria Sun
Officials at Santa Maria High School have denied rumors that the school’s getting rid of its mascot, Sammy Saint, and changing its football uniforms. Social media was abuzz with alumni concerned about the potential change, and a Change.org petition had ...
Spotlight on: Meathead Movers - Santa Maria Sun
Meathead Movers, a moving company based right here on the Central Coast, has been getting a lot of international attention for a service that it offers. Early in September, the LA Weekly ran a story about the Good Shepherd—one of Los Angeles’ oldest ...
Santa Maria Sun / Canary - Santa Maria Sun
Are you on Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider’s email blast list like I am? If you aren’t, you’re definitely missing out. The woman’s PR machine is like a magical combination of ridiculous and relentless. It seems like every day, a new note’s ...
Santa Maria Police Department officer helps deliver baby at McDonalds - Santa Maria Sun
Writing tickets, enforcing traffic, and investigating homicides are par for the course for police work in Santa Maria. Tack on delivering babies, at least for two officers from the Santa Maria Police Department. SMPD officers Cole Whitney and Mason Jackson ...
Asian citrus psyllids, but no disease, found in Santa Barbara County - Santa Maria Sun
The Asian citrus psyllid is alive and well in Santa Barbara County, according to the Agricultural Commissioner’s Office. They found a psyllid in Goleta this summer, and on Sept. 1 and 2, two more were found in Carpenteria. A week later, on Sept.
Friends, fans, and former students of drummer Kyle Batty throw benefit concert at O'Sullivan's Pub Oct. 11 - Santa Maria Sun
The supreme importance of a solid instructor isn’t lost on most musicians, but those who enjoyed a particularly skilled music teacher, especially in youth, often cherish the relationship for more than just the musical knowledge passed down. A true ...
Santa Maria Sun / Humor - Santa Maria Sun
Everyone knows there are two specific things on this planet that men absolutely can’t avoid staring at. This neck-jerk reaction is buried deep in their DNA, and thus men should not be judged. They are wired to at least take a quick glance and see what ...
El Niño cometh: Meteorologists forecast winter storms of historic proportions on the Central Coast - Santa Maria Sun
There’s been lots of debate about whether or not this winter will bring a super storm along with lots and lots of water. No forecaster will say for certain whether that’s an eventuality, but while that remains uncertain there is one thing that we do ...