Thursday's news: What you missed while you were at work.
Midnight Tuesday is the deadline for eligible citizens to register to vote in the March 3 Presidential Primary Election, said Joseph Holland, Santa Barbara County clerk-recorder-assessor and registrar of voters.
Valentine's Day is almost here, and if this is the first you are hearing about it you are in trouble. We went through our digital archives for both the Lompoc Record and the Santa Maria Times to find some sweet and touching (or honest) stories, photos or events that bring the reality of Valentine's Day home.
Local shelter dogs and pets received lots of love at the Elwin Mussell Senior Center on Thursday during a pre-Valentine’s Day event offering low-cost adoptions and veterinary care as part of an effort to reduce shelter populations.
Local women in the roles of mayors, council members and commissioners shared why they became involved in local government, what needs to change, and why the county needs more women in leadership.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods began with an unknowing tribute to Kobe Bryant by making an eagle putt that optical cameras measured at 24 feet…
Hi-Rise of the Harlem Globetrotters helps Gage Golston, 8, of Orcutt, spin a basketball before their sold-out show Thursday night at Hancock C…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters will be able to change their party affiliation and update their address at polling stations on ele…
China reported a surge in deaths and infections from a new virus Thursday after changing the way the count is tallied, further clouding an epidemic that has stirred fear as it spread to more than two dozen countries.
Diablo Canyon Power Plant operators removed Unit 2 from service Thursday to perform maintenance on the control rod drive system, said a spokes…
Drought has returned to California due to a significantly dry winter, the U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday. The weekly report designates just over 9.5% of the state, including the central and southern Sierra Nevada and adjacent areas of the Central Valley, as being in moderate drought.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that…
More than 700 condemned inmates on California's largest-in-the-nation death row soon will have a chance to transfer to one of eight state prisons, a move a former district attorney termed “a slap to the face" of victims.
Construction of Cal Poly's golf clubhouse at Dairy Creek Golf Course off Highway 1 between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay is expected to begin in early April.