A longtime eyesore for the city of Santa Maria could soon be gone this summer.
The Recreation and Parks Department wants to landscape the corner at Broadway and Cook, in front of where the Gottschalks Department Store used to be.
The mall keeps hoping to replace it with... more »
Some Santa Maria city workers were doing their part to observe "America Recycles Day." Folks from the Utilities Department were handing out reusable shopping bags today at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall.
The first 500 people received free tote bags to help raise awareness about reducing waste.
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The body of a man that washed ashore this morning is believed to be that of a 60-year-old Santa Maria resident reported missing Friday evening.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department says the body was discovered shortly before 7 a.m. at Oceano Dunes State Park.
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The owner of Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab has decided not to open its store at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall.
Owner Greg Steinberger says there have been disagreements with the landlord over the terms of the lease as well as problems with the mall's contractors.
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New information tonight in the labor dispute between a local carpenter's union and Doc Burnstein's ice cream shop.
A local organization, representing more than 30 trade unions has come out in support of Doc Burnstein's.
The Tri-Counties Building and Construction Trades Council will buy ice cream for anyone... more »
The Santa Maria Town Center Mall is getting a fresh look with some new stores this holiday season. Thirteen new stores have been added to the mall. Toy stores, pet stores, and restaurants are just a few of the new options. With the down economy, the mall is focusing on... more »
The Santa Maria Town Center is seeing new life this holiday season. The mall has added 13 new retailers under its roof. A spokesperson for the mall says they've been looking to attract more local merchants to create a sense of community. With the down economy, national retailers have also... more »