Posted 6:55 PM 5/15/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
Environmental concerns over chemical fumigants used for strawberry crops have led to discussions on banning the chemicals as soon as 2015, meaning farmers will have to find an alternative way to protect their crops from diseases or risk a significant reduction in production.
When farmers are (More)
Posted 10:49 PM 5/16/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
Amgen Tour of California bike racers will be sprinting their way through some smaller towns on the Central Coast like Orcutt, before reaching the finish line at Avila Beach.Business owners in this small town outside of Santa Maria hope their glimpse during this international race will (More)
Posted 6:30 PM 5/13/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
Santa Barbara County is facing a $10 million budget shortfall for the next fiscal year, so to get out of this hole, some programs may lose funding including 4-H programs. If that happens, 4-H would no longer exist in Santa Barbara County and that means the county fair won't have 4-H (More)
Posted 8:50 PM 5/11/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
The 2013 class of The Leadership of Santa Maria Valley organization hosted its "Go-Bags Santa Maria" event Saturday.
The goal of the event was to raise awareness about the Santa Barbara County Foster Care Program, as well as collect supplies and raise funds to provide social services to (More)
Posted 8:21 PM 5/10/2013 by April Hansen
If you scrawl graffiti on walls or fences in Santa Maria, don't expect it to last long. Plus you may be tracked.Every year the city's Parks and Recreation Department sends out its graffiti team to clean up more than 70,000 square feet of these writings and drawings. Only a (More)
Posted 9:56 AM 5/10/2013 by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office says a man charged in the fatal hit and run death of a Santa Maria man pled guilty today.
Alvino Corona pled guilty to multiple charges, including gross vehicular manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a (More)More Stories from 5/9/2013
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