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Player of the Decade: Pioneer Valley's Shnyia Tell was a force under the basket

Back in the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons, Tell helped lead a major turnaround at the school. In Tell's freshman season at PVHS, the Panthers went 2-10 in league. By her junior season, the Panthers were 10-2. By her senior season, the Panthers were 11-1 in league and crowned league champions.

'This is a good step': Santa Maria business owners react to news of more reopenings

Santa Maria business owners in several sectors will be able to expand and resume services this week…

Lindsey: Wildfires will worsen if we don't change course

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Player of the Decade: Aly Beebe crammed a lifetime's worth of achievements in three years with St. Joseph

Beebe became a top-10 recruit nationally after that junior season and committed to play for Stanford. But she suffered an ACL injury playing on the AAU circuit in July of 2011. The injury sidelined her for an entire year and she would never suit up for the Knights after that junior season.

'Excited to see the students again:' St. Louis de Montfort School reopens for in-person learning

St. Louis de Montfort Catholic School came back to life Wednesday morning after a seven-month dorma…

SMHS seniors celebrated for completing core classes

As the state university application process draws closer, around 250 Santa Maria High School senior…


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