Posted 6:23 PM 4/30/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY News
If you hear bells in neighborhoods around Santa Maria, chances are ice cream and treats are nearby.
Bicycle food vendors have become the modern day ice cream man in the Central Coast's largest city, but not all of the two-wheeled vendors have a license to sell.
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Posted 10:53 AM 4/30/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Some Santa Maria churches are teaming up to help the most needy in their community.
The "Showers of Blessing" program offers free showers, haircuts, and breakfasts every Monday from 8 a.m. to noon.It's at the First United Methodist Church on Broadway.
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Posted 8:46 PM 4/28/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
The Santa Maria Strawberry Festival continues Sunday night.
The event kicked off Friday and goes until midnight Sunday.
The Strawberry Festival ends at 10 p.m., but the carnival stays open later.
Organizers say they're expecting up to 5,000 people at the park for the closing shows.
Allan Hancock Police were even called out to the event to help provide extra security.
Posted 8:21 PM 4/27/2013 by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
Local students came together Saturday to practice their welding skills.
100 students from 10 local high schools competed in Allan Hancock College's 16th Annual High School Welding Competition.
Students participated in six different, hands on competitions.
Several welding organizations helped put on the event.
Students could win prizes worth thousands of dollars.
Posted 6:40 PM 4/26/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Kids drawing on walls isn't always a bad thing. Students at Tunnell Elementary School in Santa Maria are getting creative with paint.
They're painting a mural on a wall on campus. The wall once had tiles in the school's yellow and blue colors that were damaged over the years. (More)...
Posted 1:22 PM 4/26/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Santa Maria firefighters honored one of their own who died in the line of duty.
On April 25, 1970 William Alvin Newton died while fighting a fire at a hotel on Main and Broadway Streets in Santa Maria.As part of the memorial city fire crews also got to check out the firefighter (More)
Posted 1:14 PM 4/25/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY News
A Girl Scout project started thousands of miles away created a life-long friendship and after seven decades will be honored.
Joan Wiley and Margaret Pring started writing letters to each other when they were just 11 and 12 years old. One lived in Chicago, the other in England.This (More)
Posted 9:14 PM 4/23/2013 by Cameron Polom, KSBY News
Big rig drivers were pulled over in Santa Maria today, not for the way they were driving, but for what they may be putting into the air.
"Diesel exhaust is one of the largest contaminants here in California," said Eloy Flores of the Air Resources Board.
According to the Air (More)
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