Posted 3:31 AM 6/19/2013 by Donna Winnick, KSBY News
The Santa Barbara Public Library System is hosting a series of magic shows this week with magician Shawn McMaster.
It's all part of the Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program.
The event is free and will be held at various library branches throughout the week.
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Posted 3:21 PM 6/18/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY News
The long debate over discount stores in downtown Santa Maria continues.
The City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to allow retailer Fallas Discount Store to move into the old Mervyn's building.The council will also discuss how many other bargain stores can open in the (More) • Video (1)
Posted 3:11 PM 6/18/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY News
Archaeologists continue to dig up decades of movie history under Central Coast sand dunes.
In its latest excavation, the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center unveiled its latest artifacts from the Lost City of DeMille from Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 film The Ten Commandments.
Posted 7:29 PM 6/15/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Every Fathers Day weekend thousands of classic car enthusiasts head to Pismo Beach for the annual car show; this year was no exception. The show is one of the largest in California. More than 1,000 cars were registered for this weekend. This show is open to all makes (More)
Posted 7:25 PM 6/15/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Some middle schoolers in Santa Maria got a chance to hang out with law enforcement Saturday, for fun.
The city Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with the Shack Paintball Field to host a free trip for the kids.
Students who are part of the Abel Maldonado Youth Center were invited.
The center is open to students in the 7th through 12th grades. There are activities available all summer long.
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Posted 3:36 PM 6/14/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
4-H groups in Santa Barbara County survived a round of county budget cuts Friday and will be funded for another year. The future of the 4-H clubs in the county was in question a few weeks ago as the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors tackled a $10 million shortfall for the next (More)
Posted 4:12 AM 6/14/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
This Father's Day weekend is the annual Pismo Beach Car Show.
Cal Trans will close three southbound ramps on Highway 101 Saturday.
From 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. the ramps at Price Street, Highway One/ Pismo Beach, and Hinds Avenue will be closed.
Posted 3:42 PM 6/13/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
A Santa Maria jury found Shane Villalpando, a former St. Joseph's High School student, guilty Wednesday of three felony counts of unlawful sex with a minor. He was convicted of having sex with the former classmate three times last year when the girl was 14 and he was 18. (More) • Video (1)
Posted 7:10 AM 6/13/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce says the long-anticipated opening of Albertsons on Johnson Avenue is set to happen at the end of June.
The store replaces the vacant Scolari's grocery store that closed in May 2012.
The opening comes after 12 weeks of remodeling the 32,000 square foot location.
The new store will feature Starbuck's, natural and organic foods, a floral department and a local wine and micro-brews section.
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Posted 7:07 AM 6/13/2013 by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
A new team of two officers with the San Luis Obispo Police Department hits the streets Thursday. The Community Action Team, CAT, will focus on patrols in the downtown area. The department says a large number of their calls in the area are to deal with issues related to (More)
Posted 4:31 PM 6/12/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY News
Santa Maria city leaders hope the opening of a new grocery store will be a boost to the local economy.They were part of a crowd of 300 people on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Blosser Road.85 people have (More)
Posted 4:20 AM 6/12/2013 by Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News
The future of the Santa Maria Philharmonic Society was the main topic at its annual members' meeting on Monday.
Last month, the society announced its plans to shut down after the Board of Directors said it had been unable to secure enough funding for another season.
At Monday's (More)
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