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New Breed Of Strawberries On The Way

One of the most popular crops on the Central Coast could soon see some changes. Most of the world’s strawberry’s come from California. Thanks to selective strawberry breeding, we...

A Space Museum In Lompoc

A Space museum could be headed to Lompoc. The City Council is moving forward with a plan for a potential space center museum. Pale Blue Dot Ventures wants to...

S.M. Group Wants To Ban E-Cigs

A Santa Maria Group is taking the fight against e-cigarettes to City Hall. “Fighting Back Santa Maria” plans to call for a ban on e-cigarettes. Santa Barbara County officials...

Tortoise Returned Following Escape

A 250-pound tortoise that wandered away from its home has been rescued after California Highway Patrol officers found it on the side of a road. The highway patrol says...

Landlord And Santa Maria Reach Agreement

A so-called slumlord and the City of Santa Maria have finally come to an agreement. Santa Maria City officials filed suit against Dario Pini after several of his apartment...

CHP Searching For Deadly Hit And Driver

CHP investigators are searching for the man they believe was involved in a deadly hit and run crash early yesterday morning. Investigators say Pedro Alvarado-Torres was driving the wrong...