Five candidates vying to be Santa Barbara County's next 3rd District supervisor debated issues Wednesday ranging from preserving agriculture and the Gaviota Coast, to gaming at the Chumash Casino and whether Isla Vista belongs in the district.
The first day of the 2007 Santa Maria Elks Rodeo is in the books.
The seriousness of supporting dozens of local charities, programs and nonprofit organizations throughout the year does nothing to dampen the high spirits, energy and camaraderie of the Santa Maria Breakfast Rotarians.
For many years, the Christmas Parade of Lights was organized and run by the Lions Club of Santa Maria. During the first years, the parade ran south on Broadway, from Fesler to Boone streets. Surprisingly, traffic was allowed to continue on Broadway, using the western lane, and the parade ran…