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Santa Maria, California is located in Santa Barbara County. Zip codes in Santa Maria, CA include 93458, 93457, and 93454. The median home price in Santa Maria is $336,800 which is roughly $186/per square foot. More Santa Maria information.

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3 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

Missing Man with Drug-Resistant TB Wanted by Health Officials, Police

He is wanted by health officials, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. If he's contagious, Zeferino is a "public health emergency," officials announced Friday morning.

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7 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

Maldonado's son driver in fatal accident

The 16-year-old son of former Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado was the driver of a truck that struck and killed a cyclist on Foxen Canyon Road in Santa Maria on August 9, according to the Santa Barbara Independent.

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10 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

Gang member suspected of vandalizing Nipomo farm

Early in the morning, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies were called to Rancho Laguna Farms to investigate a tagging.

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15 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

More Than $59,300 to be Restored to Nickson's Machine Shop 401(k)...

More Than $59,300 to be Restored to Nickson's Machine Shop 401 Savings Plan in Santa Maria, Calif.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Teen Driver Crashes Into Santa Maria Michaels Store

A 13-year-old driver in a stolen vehicle led police on a short pursuit that ended Wednesday night when the vehicle slammed into the front of the Michaels store in Santa Maria.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Man Found Murdered Near Guadalupe Beach

A Santa Maria man was found murdered just outside the entrance of Guadalupe Beach on Tuesday morning, Sheriff's officials announced.

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Cal Coast News

SLO Council discusses employee pay study

The San Luis Obispo City Council has weighed and accepted the validity of a study that suggests 50 percent of city employees are underpaid.

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Noozhawk

Lompoc Kidnap-Torture Retrial Continues with Defense Opening Statement, First Witness

The case against Raymond Daniel Macias involving a gang-related kidnapping and torture in Lompoc relies on testimony of felons motivated by lighter sentences and lacks any proof Macias ordered the attack, defense attorney Michael Scott said Tuesday afternoon.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Noozhawk

Santa Maria Council Shelves Proposed Library Rule Restricting Belongings

A proposed rule to limit the size of items people can take into the Santa Maria Public Library unfairly targeted the homeless population, several speakers told the City Council on Tuesday night.

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Investigation into Bicyclist's Death Continues

The fatal traffic accident in Santa Maria involving the son of Abel Maldonado and a UCSB doctoral candidate, is still under investigation, reports The Independent.

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Cal Coast News

City study suggests SLO employees are underpaid

The chief building official for the city of San Luis Obispo receives a base salary of more than $100,000 a year.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Noozhawk

Retrial Under Way for Gang Member Accused in Lompoc Kidnapping and Torture Case

Raymond Daniel Macias, right, with his attorney in court on Monday, is charged in connection with the Jan. 3, 2013, kidnapping and torture of a fellow gang member known as "Sicko," who reportedly owed Macias hundreds of dollars in taxes.

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Noozhawk

Santa Barbara County Unemployment Inches Up in July

Unemployment rose slightly in Santa Barbara County last month, although the percentage of jobless residents was a full point lower than a year ago.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Porter family hopes to find oil on ranch it's owned for generations

Dero Parker, left, points out where on an existing pad hisexploratory oil and gas well would go to Joe Doud, right, Bryce, Charlie and John Porter.

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UCSB, Bicyclists Remember Rider, Disability Advocate Killed in Crash

Matthew O'Neill, who was killed Aug. 10 while riding his bicycle east of Santa Maria, was a graduate student at UCSB.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Noozhawk

Judge OKs Court-Appointed Attorney For Lead Defendant in Santa Maria Murder-Torture Case

A judge on Friday allowed the lead defendant in a Santa Maria gang-related torture and slaying case to again have a court-appointed attorney five months after Ramon David Maldonado requested to represent himself.

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Noozhawk

Santa Maria Medical Facility Evacuated Due to Possible Hazardous Incident

A medical facility on East Main Street was evacuated Friday afternoon after five people complained of stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea - "all the same time, unrelated," according to Battalion Chief Mike Barneich of the Santa Maria Fire Department.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Robin Williams among notable alumni of Santa Maria's PCPA

Robert Serva, left, and Robin Williams playing Marcellus Washburn in the "Music Man" in 1973 or '74 at Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Abel Maldonado's son was passenger in truck that killed cyclist, CHP says

Abel Maldonado answers questions during a "Meet the Candidates" forum put on by the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce in 2012.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Noozhawk

Santa Barbara-Based Developer Buys 80-Acre Site In Orcutt

A Santa Barbara-based investment group, Bradley Ventures, LLC, recently purchased an 80-acre site proposed for single-family homes and apartments in Orcutt.

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