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  1. Santa Barbara County's Stand Down Lifts Up Local Veterans with Hope, ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    And Shevonne Harris took advantage of services offered before switching roles to volunteer in the clothing area at the Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down . They were among hundreds of former military men and women to receive services and donations during the third annual Stand Down on Saturday at the Santa Maria Fairpark .

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  2. SWAT Team Aids in Santa Maria Warrant SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Noozhawk

    A SWAT team was brought in Thursday to help serve warrants at a Santa Maria home, according to the Santa Maria Police Department . Officers converged on the home in the 200 block of West Polk Street at about 7 a.m. to serve a search warrant for a recent armed robbery and an unrelated investigation in the sexual assault of a minor, said Sgt.

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  3. Animal Services Warns Dog Owners of Parvovirus OutbreakRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County Animal Services is seeing an alarmingly high number of cases of parvovirus in dogs in Northern Santa Barbara County, including five confirmed cases of parvovirus coming to the Santa Maria Animal Center in the last two weeks. Of great concern this year are a number of animal owners who have been refusing treatment and taking sick dogs home from veterinary offices.

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  4. Police Say Lompoc Murder Victim Was Santa Maria WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Noozhawk

    The woman who was shot to death earlier this week in Lompoc was identified Wednesday as Rebecca Maxine Yap, 37, who was last known to be living in Santa Maria. Clay Martin Burt Murray, 64, was arrested on a murder charge after he allegedly fatally shot Yap at a home in the 300 block of North Daisy Street, Sgt.

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  5. Towbes Group Begins Construction on Luxury Apartments in Santa MariaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Noozhawk

    Construction has begun on Siena, The Towbes Group's luxury apartment development slated for 12 acres on Blosser Road in Santa Maria. The Towbes Group Inc. has started construction on Siena , the newest luxury apartment community to be built in Santa Maria in more than 20 years.

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  6. County Promotes Conservation During Energy Awareness Month in OctoberRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Noozhawk

    For the third year in a row, the Santa Barbara County supervisors have proclaimed October as Energy Awareness Month, highlighting the county's commitment to promoting responsible and efficient energy use and encouraging citizens to do the same. The resolution was passed and read at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

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  7. Man, Juveniles Arrested in Santa Maria Armed Robbery; Police Say Trio May Be Linked to Other CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Noozhawk

    An 18-year-old man and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Santa Maria as police try to determine if the trio are linked to a string of similar crimes in the city. David Wilkerson, 18, of Santa Maria and two juveniles were arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 600 block of South Thornburg Street at 10:18 p.m. Saturday, according to the Santa Maria Police Department .

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  8. Providers, Volunteers Ready for 3rd Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand DownRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | Noozhawk

    With the help of approximately 40 people representing various service providers, Santa Barbara County Fifth District Supervisor Steve Lavagnino provided a quick preview of the upcoming Santa Barbara County Veterans Stand Down . Information tent, medical services and more on the lawn.

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  9. Supervisors Authorize Courthouse Tower Closure, RepairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara County Courthouse observation tower will close for nearly seven months as construction crews begin work replacing and modernizing the elevator in January. The county Board of Supervisors this week authorized planned renovations during a meeting with a full administrative agenda, which also included approving a contract salary increase with the Service Employees International Union .

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  10. Element Christian Church Is 'Planting Roots' in the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Noozhawk

    Element Christian Church of Santa Maria met in a tent last Sunday. Not because members don't have anywhere else to meet, but because they are "planting roots" in the community.

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  11. Special Olympics Fall North Regional Games Kick Off Saturday in Santa MariaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Noozhawk

    We invite you to join over 200 Special Olympics athletes from Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties as they "go for the gold" at the 2014 Fall North Regional Games in Santa Maria. Softball and soccer competitions will be held at the Hagerman Sports Complex , and the tennis competition will take place at the Minami Tennis Courts .

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  12. Catalyst for Cats to Mark National Feral Cat Day with Cat's Meow RaffleRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Noozhawk

    Catalyst for Cats Inc. , a local all-volunteer cat advocacy group, will hold its annual Cat's Meow Raffle drawing at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16, National Feral Cat Day, at Coffee Cat in downtown Santa Barbara, according to Randi Fairbrother, president and founder of the animal nonprofit. The event is one of hundreds taking place across the country to advocate for trap-neuter-return to end cat overpopulation and to call for a stop to the killing of cats in animal control pounds and shelters.

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  13. Northbound Highway 101 Traffic Snarled in San Luis ObispoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Noozhawk

    Motorists heading north from Santa Barbara County on Thursday were encountering a major traffic tie-up related to a late-night semi-truck explosion on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo. The accident, which occurred at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, was still causing traffic backups in the area as of late morning Thursday.

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  14. Mail-In Ballots Go Out to Santa Barbara County VotersRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Noozhawk

    Santa Barbara County residents should receive their vote-by-mail ballots by the end of this week, as the County Elections Office gears up for November's election. More than 115,000 vote-by-mail ballots went out Monday, and must be returned via post or in person by 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 4, according to Renee Bischoff, chief deputy registrar of voters.

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  15. Lauren Hanson: Protect Our Shared Water Supply by Voting Yes on Measure PRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Noozhawk

    I ask because I serve on the Goleta Water District board and, to me, water is pretty important. I thought it might be important to you, too.

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  16. Train Collides With Vehicles West of Santa MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Noozhawk

    The accident occurred shortly after 3 p.m. at Highway 1, about a quarter mile north of Brown Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver of the pickup suffered moderate injuries, and was taken to a local hospital, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department.

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  17. Local Police Ready to Roll Out New Squad Cars as Ford Crown Vic Nears End of the RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Noozhawk

    The Santa Barbara Police Department's first shipment of Chevrolet Caprice cars arrived last month, a decision made after Ford discontinued its Crown Victoria model. This vehicle, chosen predominantly for its more spacious interior, will be retrofitted with equipment and proper police markings so officers can test out the new model.

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  18. Santa Maria Arts Festival Brings a Splash of Color to McClelland StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Noozhawk

    Paintings, jewelry, wood carving and more filled several blocks of a Santa Maria street Saturday for an annual event that this year honored the late Nat Fast, who built a legacy of creating community through art. The 31st Autumn Arts Grapes & Grains Festival unfolded along McClelland Street, where artists and other vendors showed their wares in booths that lined both sides of the street as musicians played on a nearby stage.

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  19. Bakersfield Crew Arrested in Solvang Counterfeit SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Noozhawk

    Alert Solvang business owners this week helped the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department find and arrest a group of out-of-towners who paid with counterfeit bills at several locations in Santa Maria and Solvang. Four people, all with connections with the Bakersfield area, were arrested for allegedly victimizing at least six businesses, sheriff's spokeswoman Kelly Hoover said Friday.

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  20. Santa Maria Man Arrested After Police ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Noozhawk

    A Santa Maria man suspected of threatening to shoot an acquaintance was arrested Friday after fleeing from officers, according to the Santa Maria Police Department . Jose Ochoa Aguirre, 30, was taken into custody on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, evading, and criminal threats, and on no-bail felony warrants, said Lt.

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