Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong spoke to parents and students at Santa Maria High School, letting them know how they can become future students at Cal Poly.
Santa Maria High School is one of Cal Poly's partner schools. Fewer than 30 percent of the students at Santa Maria High... more »
The officer-involved shooting in Santa Maria has gained national attention. The police chief there says Albert Covarrubias Jr. was shot and killed when two supervisors tried to arrest him. He was under investigation for sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old girl. A lot of people are curious to see how the... more »
In tonight's "Your Family" report, a new back-to-school requirement in California has parents scrambling to get their kids vaccinated.
The new state law requires all students entering 7th through 12th grades to get a vaccine for whooping cough called TDAP, but the state is giving students an extra month... more »
A man is in the hospital tonight after leading Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through Santa Maria. Deputies say the pursuit started around 2:30 Thursday afternoon on Broadway near Waller Park. It ended after the driver crashed his truck in front of Santa Maria High School.... more »
Santa Maria High School Administrators have implemented a new tardy policy to improve student performance.
Those who don't show up to class on time will be taken to a detention area or pick up trash around campus. They will also miss their entire class period. School leaders say they've... more »
Santa Maria High School has a new leader on campus and he graduated from the school.
Joseph Domingues started at the school this fall after graduating in 1993. He's taking over for former Principal Craig Huseth. Domingues faces some tough challenges to pull the school out of its academic... more »