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County to offer discounted spay, neuter services in August

As part of the County of Santa Barbara's "It's Hip to Snip 2015" campaign, the first 150 dogs or cats signed up by their owner this month will…

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Lompoc could forge governmental relations with Chumash

The City of Lompoc could become the second government entity to officially forge a governmental relationship with the Santa Ynez Band of Chuma…

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Marian Regional Medical Center growing with the region

Marian Regional Medical Center has had a unique historical presence in Santa Maria, having adapted to the growing population — and the health …

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Coastal Community Builders has legacy of making local dreams come true

It is not often that a construction company has a personalized relationship with its clients.

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Japanese High School Baseball Player has awesomely absurd pre-at-bat routine

Japanese High School Baseball Player has awesomely absurd pre-at-bat routine

Italian fans lure Foo Fighters with video

Italian fans lure Foo Fighters with video

Italian fans want the Foo Fighters to play, so they had 1,000 musicians learn the band's son…

Puppy rivals grumpy cat with miserable facial expression

Puppy rivals grumpy cat with miserable facial expression

Move over Grumpy Cat - Earl looks just as grumpy as you do. 

Surfer Niccolo Porcella survives monster wipe-out off Tahiti

Surfer Niccolo Porcella survives monster wipe-out off Tahiti

Niccolo Porcella was filmed taking on a monster wave at Teahupoo off the Pacific island of T…

Tom Cruise and Jimmy Fallon in lip sync battle

Tom Cruise and Jimmy Fallon in lip sync battle

Sure, Tom Cruise "Can't Feel My Face" during the late-night lip sync battle. 

Coast Guard continues search for missing Florida teens

Coast Guard continues search for missing Florida teens

Rescuers found the boys' capsized 19-foot boat on Sunday, two days after the boys, both 14, …

Jurassic World sequel gets release date

Jurassic World sequel gets release date

Jurassic World is still taking in big box office bucks, but that just means Hollywood is eve…

A confrontational traffic stop in Texas

A confrontational traffic stop in Texas

Police dashcam video shows a Texas state trooper trying to drag a black motorist from her ca…

VIDEO: LDS handcart trek

VIDEO: LDS handcart trek

Over 300 youth from San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara and Ventura are participatin…

Fair Pigs

Fair Pigs

Young exhibitors showed their pigs at the Santa Barbara County Fair in Santa Maria on Tuesday.

Pigs at the Fair

Pigs at the Fair

Kids from around the county show off their pigs Tuesday during the Santa Barbara County Fair…

Teen survives plane crash, found by motorists

Teen survives plane crash, found by motorists

A teenager whose plane disappeared over the weekend in Washington state was found alive and …

Valley Life

Having too much of everything on our plates

After weeks of hosting and cooking for others, going out to eat, fitting in with other peoples’ schedules, having them trying to fit into mine, and coming out on the other end of all that feeling stuffed and stiff, I looked forward to getting…

July 30, 2015 12:00 am(0)

Sports

Branquinho sits third in world standings

Branquinho sits third in world standings

The top steer wrestler in the world is rounding into form once again.

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Opinion

Health, welfare and rules

Among government’s primary responsibilities is protection of the health and welfare of ordinary citizens. Sometimes, a few of those citizens don’t want protecting.

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Arts & Entertainment

PCPA announces 52nd season

PCPA may be only halfway through its run of summer shows under the stars at the Solvang Festival Theater, but they've already announced an ambitious slate of productions for the 52nd season, beginning in November.

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