• Janene Scully/Associate Editor

The Santa Maria Elks Rodeo, set to launch its 64th edition today, promises a lot for greenhorns not familiar with the sport or its local tradition of fundraising.

  • Contributed

In celebration of the cooperation, camaraderie and BService Above SelfC objectives, the Rotary Clubs of Santa Maria and Nipomo held a Group 12 joint meeting in November.

  • Diane Huie Balay/Rotarian

The petite president of Santa Maria Rotary South, Billie Jo Cravello, is much like the club she leads: smaller than some but possessing a mighty spirit.

  • Glenn Wallace/Staff Writer

The lights of Broadway dazzled and awed Saturday night as the 2007 Santa Maria Christmas Parade of Lights gave the holiday season a grand introduction

  • Jennifer Iverson/Contributor

Dolores A. Doran, founder/director of Coastal Voices has announced openings for sopranos, altos, tenors and basses for the 2006-2007 season. Rehearsals are on Monday nights from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. at Saint Andrew United Methodist Church, 3945 South Bradley Road in Orcutt.