Santa Maria Times - Daily-headlines

A marked decline: Chlorpyrifos use down in Santa Barbara County

A comprehensive risk assessment of chlorpyrifos, a broad-spectrum pesticide used to eliminate pests from a variety of crops including many … Read more

New league, new section await Santa Maria fall sports teams

New section, new league. And, for some Santa Maria High School fall sports teams, new coaches. Read more

Filing period closes for some city races, extended for others in northern Santa Barbara County

The candidate filing period closed Friday for some municipal races, while others have been extended until Aug. 15 because an incumbent didn… Read more

Santa Maria Public Library opens 'seed libraries' at branch locations

Aiming to expand access to crops and educate the public, the five branch locations in the Santa Maria Public Library system have instituted… Read more

Former Planning Commissioner Adrian Andrade steps out of City Council race

Citing the need to focus on his wife's health, Santa Maria attorney and former Planning Commissioner Adrian Andrade said Friday he will not… Read more