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Santa Barbara Council Approves Proclamation in Support of 2020 A Year Without War
After some lively debate, the Santa Barbara City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday in favor of a resolution supporting 2020 A Year Without War .
6 hrs ago
Law Enforcement Explorer Graduation
After two weeks of physical and mental challenges, 23 local young people representing six different law enforcement agencies will graduate on Saturday, July 26, from the Central Coast Law Enforcement Explorer Academy at the Dick DeWees Community Center located at 1120 West Ocean Avenue in Lompoc.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Ryon Memorial Park in Lompoc Has Gone to the Dogs for Annual Shows
Huge dogs and their human handlers have invaded Ryon Memorial Park, kicking off the annual specialty and all-breed shows that have earned Lompoc a reputation among the pampered pooch population.
Jules Hain, Marie Schlueter Honored as Lompoc Valley's Man and Woman of the Year
A woman who remains an active volunteer at age 92 and a grocery store manager who helped start a community kitchen have been recognized as the Lompoc Valley's top citizens of the year.
Santa Barbara Independent
County Moves Forward with First Big Solar Project
Pointing northward to what will be a record-size solar farm in San Luis Obispo County, backward to a wind-turbine operation once planned for Lompoc, and forward to what many hope will be a more renewable-energy-rich future, the Santa Barbara County Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of a 40-megawatt solar array system in Cuyama.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Whittier Daily News
La Habra police identify woman found dead in bushes
LA HABRA >> Police have identified a woman found dead by a man walking his dog Monday as 58-year-old Emma Posadas-Espinoza.
Santa Barbara Independent
The Rochin Adobe
This modest adobe, sheathed in clapboard of pinkish hue and located at 820 Santa Barbara Street, is among the oldest in the city.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ron Fink: Workers Will Not Have Better Lives Because of State-Mandated Minimum Wage Increases
Last year, there was a loud outcry from liberals for something called a "living wage," which, according to the dictionary, means "an amount of money you are paid for a job that is large enough to provide you with the basic things needed to live an acceptable life."
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Santa Barbara Independent
Measure P Preserves and Protects
Measure P bans specific, risky oil extraction techniques - fracking, acidizing, and steam injection - in Santa Barbara County used in new projects.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Daily Edhat - 07/17/14
Low clouds and fog in the morning then partly to mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Lompoc Council Agrees to Ease Restrictions for Sex Offenders to Settle Lawsuit
Expressing reluctance, the Lompoc City Council on Tuesday agreed to revise its laws on where registered sex offenders can visit and suspend enforcing limits on where they can live.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Fall Election Season Kicks Off in Santa Barbara County
Races for seats on seven city councils plus assorted school and special district boards in Santa Barbara County will start taking shape as the nomination period opened Monday and runs through at least Aug. 8. Candidates for the Santa Maria , Lompoc , Solvang , Buellton , Goleta , Guadalupe and Carpinteria city councils could begin tossing their ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Worker's Compensation Fraud Conviction
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley announced the conviction of Francisco Javier Carranza, 44 years old, of Lompoc, California.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Lompoc May Revise 'Presence' Restrictions for Sex Offenders
The City of Lompoc is poised to repeal its stringent requirements on where registered sex offenders can visit, a change stemming from a lawsuit filed by a Grover Beach man.
Piper Cub Fly-In to Mark 30th Year in Lompoc
For Bern Heimos, returning to the West Coast Cub Fly-In at the Lompoc Airport is like attending a family reunion.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Ron Fink: Lompoc Mayor Bends the Rules Governing How Public Business Is Conducted
Lompoc Mayor John Linn once again during a recent City Council meeting demonstrated his contempt for transparency when discussing public business.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Youth Handlers Settle In with Their Livestock Projects at Santa Barbara County Fair
With the hectic pace of Sunday's arrival behind them, FFA, 4-H and Junior Grange members and their livestock projects waited patiently for their turns at Monday's weigh-in at the Santa Maria Fairpark .
Chumash Charity Golf Classic to Benefit Four Local Nonprofits
To celebrate the 10th year of its annual Chumash Charity Golf Classic, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has selected four well-deserving nonprofits to benefit from its popular fundraising tournament, which will be held July 30 at La Purisima Golf Course.
Union Bank Donates $1,000 to Lompoc Police Activities League
Union Bank in Lompoc on Monday made a generous $1,000 donation to the Lompoc Police Department's Police Activities League.
Public Comment Period Begins
The public comment period for a project to replace the Salsipuedes Creek Bridge on Hwy.