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  • Local family shares personal story about suicide

    March 20, 2012 8:25 PM

    The mother of a 12 year-old Santa Maria girl who died by suicide last week is speaking out. She hopes her story will shed light on this social problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 36,000 people in the United States die by suicide each... more »
  • Local schools seeing greater number of homeless children

    December 8, 2010 1:24 PM

    The number of homeless children in Santa Barbara County is on the rise. Federal law defines homeless students as those who lack a "fixed, regular, or adequate nighttime residence. It includes children living in homeless shelters, motels, campgrounds and cars, as well as children living doubled or tripled up.... more »
  • Agencies train to help local youth find jobs

    August 11, 2010 12:49 PM

    Local organizations and agencies are training to improve how they help young people finds jobs in this tough economy. The University of California Cooperative Extension and the Santa Barbara County Workforce Investment Board is offering free train-the-trainer courses. The program was designed to benefit diverse youth ages 14-24, including... more »
  • Three-day summit targets gang violence

    February 9, 2010 9:36 PM

    It's a first for the Santa Maria Valley--a unique community-wide summit designed to find solutions to a growing gang problem. The summit started today and is by invitation only. It's being held at the Abel Maldonado Youth Center in Santa Maria and is part of the Santa Maria Valley... more »

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