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  1. Crews Battling Brush Fire on Harris Grade in North CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    Firefighters were battling a two-alarm vegetation fire on the Harris Grade near Lompoc Wednesday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department .

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  2. Three North County Judges Get New AssignmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Noozhawk

    ... the Santa Barbara vacancy, Parker said, court officials decided to move Voysey to the North County, assigning him to Lompoc to decrease the likelihood of a conflict. Lompoc's previous judge, James Iwasko, moved to Santa Maria Department 9 to handle ...

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  3. Lompoc Chamber of Commerce Seeks Donations for Annual Airmen Appreciation BarbecueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Noozhawk

    ... families of deployed airmen. "Our committee is trying to foster closer relations between the base and the people of Lompoc, and familiarize them with all the businesses and organizations who contribute to this event," said Sylvia King, chairwoman of ...

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  4. Ron Fink: Lompoc vs. Santa Barbara - What Do Pipes and Pumps Have to Do with Economic Development?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Noozhawk

    ... can be laced with minutia that baffles the ordinary person. A few weeks ago, just such a report was presented to the Lompoc City Council by the city's utility director. Councilman Dirk Starbuck had requested prior to the meeting that it be pulled ...

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  5. Central Coast Literacy Council Opens Learning Center at Evans Park in Santa MariaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Noozhawk

    ... ee tutors." Last year, CCLC volunteers provided more than 7,000 hours of free English classes in Santa Maria, Orcutt, Lompoc, Guadalupe, Los Alamos and Solvang.

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  6. Grapes from Ruben's Block, a planting found at Stolpman Vineyards, in the heart of the canyon.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | SFGate

    ... true in Santa Barbara County, nowhere more so than the Santa Ynez Valley corridor, which extends viticulturally from Lompoc to Santa Ynez, passing through Buellton, Solvang and other small towns on the way. A continuum like this one, of course, has ...

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  7. The barn that was used for the original Sanford and Benedict WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | SFGate

    ... earth and local temperatures contribute to the unique growing conditions in the Sta. Rita Hills area between Lompoc and Buellton. Photo: Joe Gosen / Joe Gosen / Special To The Chronicle Sanford & Bennedict vineyards, above, in the Santa Rita Hills ...

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  8. Lompoc Town Hall Meeting to Address Hunger, Community NeedsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Noozhawk

    Foodbank of Santa Barbara County staff and local experts will be holding a Town Hall meeting to address issues around hunger in the Lompoc community from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the New Life Christian Center, 816 North C St. Monday's event is the first in a series of five Town Hall meetings designed to engage the community in identifying the ... (more)

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  9. Capps Invites Local Veterans to Breakfast in LompocRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Noozhawk

    From 8:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, Rep. Lois Capps , D-Santa Barbara, will host a breakfast for veterans at the Lompoc Veterans Memorial Building, 100 E. Locust Ave. The breakfast will be an opportunity to thank local veterans for their service, while allowing them to meet with Capps and her district staff for assistance in obtaining the ... (more)

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  10. Continuing DUI EnforcementRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Edhat

    ... weekend of the National DUI Mobilization, extra DUI saturation patrols will be deployed in the cities of Santa Maria, Lompoc, Guadalupe, Buellton and Goleta. A DUI Checkpoint will be deployed on Friday night in the Cities of Lompoc and Santa ...

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  11. Homeless Shelters Awarded $345,000Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Edhat

    Homeless shelters in Lompoc, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria are set to receive $345,000.

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  12. Homeless Shelters Receive $345,000Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... will receive a combined $345,000 through June 2015. The money will be divided between Bridgehouse Homeless Shelter in Lompoc ($92,868), Casa Esperanza in Santa Barbara ($110,710), and Santa Maria's emergency shelter ($141,422) to provide over the ... 2 comments

  13. Robert Lawrence Balzer Breaks the Sta. Rita HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... 1978, he published a piece in Robert Lawrence Balzer's Private Guide to Food and Wine called "American Grand Cru in a Lompoc Barn," extolling the viticultural virtues of Sanford "It was probably one of the most important early boosts for Santa ...

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  14. Ranch of the Oaks in Lompoc to Celebrate National Alpaca Farm DaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Noozhawk

    ... from alpaca fiber. The Lions Club will sell food and drinks. Ranch of the Oaks is located at 3269 Crucero Road in Lompoc, off Highway 246 in Cebada Canyon. Watch for signs. Click here to find out more about National Alpaca Farm Days. To learn more ...

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  15. Santa Maria Council Shelves Proposed Library Rule Restricting BelongingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Noozhawk

    ... done. Many libraries in the U.S. have these restrictions. It's not unusual. It's very common and very reasonable." Lompoc and Santa Barbara libraries have similar restrictions regarding personal belongings but use specific dimensions. Housel said ...

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  16. Lompoc Kidnap-Torture Retrial Continues with Defense Opening Statement, First WitnessRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Noozhawk

    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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  17. Retrial Under Way for Gang Member Accused in Lompoc Kidnapping and Torture CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Noozhawk

    ... a prosecutor called him a top-level gang leader in Santa Barbara County who ordered the kidnapping and torture of a Lompoc drug user. Senior Deputy District Attorney Ann Bramsen gave her opening statement on Monday afternoon in the case against ...

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  18. In Santa Barbara County, oil firms and environmentalists square offRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Los Angeles Times

    The Lompoc Gas and Oil Processing Plant north of Lompoc. Oil interests say the November ballot measure would shut down onshore oil production in Santa Barbara County.

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  19. Measure P Manages the RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... water to spare even in the best of years, let alone a time of extreme drought. Many communities near oil fields like Lompoc, Vandenberg Village, Orcutt, and Los Alamos are completely dependent on groundwater that could be contaminated by large ...

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  20. Collision Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Edhat

    Type of Collision: Fatal Date/Time: 8/14/14, 13:45 Area: Buellton Weather: Sunny and Warm Location: SR-246 at Campbell Rd. Persons Involved: Driver - Skyler Kindschy, age 17, of Lompoc, in a Honda Civic, fatal injuries Driver - Jocelyn Presson, age 62, of Lompoc, in a Chevrolet Malibu, major injuries and taken to Cottage Hospital Summary: On ... (more)

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