Have you noticed, when you’re within a dozen or so feet of a
smoker outdoors, the smoke seems to fly into your face — no matter
which way the wind is blowing. It’s a complete violation of the
laws of physics, but it happens.
By Raiza Canelon/Staff Writer
The gray rain clouds mirrored the somber emotions Thursday as
the final alarm was rung for Dean Moore, a heavy-equipment operator
with Santa Barbara County Fire Department, who died Nov. 29 after a
two-year battle with lung cancer.
By Samantha Yale Scroggin/Staff Writer
Two men whose brush-clearing efforts along a local trail
allegedly sparked the devastating Jesusita Fire in May have been
charged with misdemeanor violations of county codes, the Santa
Barbara County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Arroyo Grande High School point guard Michael Escobedo, right, crosses over against Santa Maria during Thursday night’s Optimist Tournament at Dr. Arthur James Gym in Arroyo Grande. Arroyo Grande went on to an 85-48 victory.
Hancock College’s Brittany Garcia goes up for a shot against Las Positas’ Crystal Florida during Thursday night’s Bulldog Classic at Hancock’s Joe White Gymnasium in Santa Maria. Garcia nailed two key free throws to seal the Bulldogs’ 66-61 victory.
Righetti High School’s Kaylie Monte (3) shoots over Lompoc High’s Kelly Fletcher (17) during Thursday afternoon’s non-league girls water polo match at Righetti. Monte scored three goals in Righetti’s 13-2 victory.