Garden of Santa Maria Inn was the setting for the February 14, 2014 wedding ceremony uniting Lorraine Marie Ortiz of Santa Maria and Pete Placencia of Santa Maria.

The bride is the daughter of Vincent & Rebecca Ortiz and Laura H. Ortiz of Santa Maria.

The bridegroom is the son of Jose & Joann Placencia of Santa Maria.

Members of the wedding party included Matron of Honor Erika Diaz, Bridesmaids Tiffany Guerrero, Christy Ortiz, Deedee Solano, and AdrianaCastillo. Best Man Jaime Martinez, Groomsmen Randy Johnson, Jullian Ortiz, Martin Solano, and Adrian Placencia. Flower Girls Mariah Cambronero and Khloe Placencia, Ring Bearers Ashton Placencia and Ethan Cambronero.

Out of town guests included Adrian & Erica Placencia (USAF) of Sacramento, Ray & Adeline Hernandez (Pico Rivera), and DJ Lenny Martinez of Visalia.

Reception was held at the Minerva Club which featured a Santa Maria Style BBQ and a Madonna Inn Pink Champagne Wedding Cake for 120 guests.

After a honeymoon cruise to Mexico, the couple will reside in Santa Maria where Pete is a Sales Associate at Glidden Paints and Lorraine is a Medical Assistant with Dr. Ryan Allen D.O.