Fri, 22 Mar 2019

Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019 - santamariatimes.com

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a ...

Philbric Road east of Santa Maria closed due to culvert failure - santamariatimes.com

A culvert failure has prompted a full closure of Philbric Road, just east of Santa Maria. ...

Vote on proposed Santa Maria low-income housing project tabled - santamariatimes.com

A measure that would designate a recently-approved senior housing complex as a low-income housing project was tabled Wednesday night by ...

California chief justice says judiciary is more diverse - santamariatimes.com

SACRAMENTO California's chief justice on Tuesday praised the racial and gender diversity of judges appointed by former Gov. Jerry Brown ...

Drought declaration ended by Santa Barbara County - santamariatimes.com

Santa Barbara County is no longer in the throes of a drought that has gripped the area for nearly seven ...

San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US review - santamariatimes.com

SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that critics say aggressively target kids, with an ...

Poll: Support rises in all age groups for legal pot - santamariatimes.com

LOS ANGELES A growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace ...

Valley Reads book club sets next meeting at Santa Maria Public Library - santamariatimes.com

The Valley Reads book club will discuss Kristin Hannah's "The Great Alone" at its next meeting from 11 a.m. to ...

American Riviera Bank CEO Jeff DeVine Named Executive of Year - Noozhawk.com

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San Marcos Defeats Dos Pueblos Before Cloud Burst Stops Match - Noozhawk.com

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Youngsters Lead the Way for Santa Barbara Girls in Meet Victory Over Cabrillo - Noozhawk.com

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Westmont Professors Book Reimagines Your Love Story - Homes & Lifestyle - Noozhawk.com

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Rainfall Totals from First Storm of Spring Vary Widely in Santa Barbara Area - Noozhawk.com

Ridge of Santa Ynez Mountain got the most rain; Los Olivos hit with a hail storm ...

San Marcos Takes First Meet on Dos Pueblos New Track - Noozhawk.com

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The Oak Group Exhibit, In Wildness, Peaks With Closing Party - Outdoors - Noozhawk.com

Proceeds from sale of paintings benefit Los Padres ForestWatch ...

With Mayor Absent, Solvang Council Tables Talk about Firing City Attorneys - Noozhawk.com

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Betteravia Farms Scraps Agricultural Labor Camp Planned West of Orcutt - Noozhawk.com

Status of unique project revealed as Santa Maria City Council discusses H-2A seasonal-worker program ...

Chase Mayer, Carpinteria Suffer Tough 1-0 Loss to Santa Paula - Noozhawk.com

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Plan developing for improvements to Santa Ynez Valley bicycling paths - Santa Maria Sun, CA

03-19-2019: It's estimated that thousands of experienced road bicyclists pass through the Santa Ynez Valley every year, and yet the ...

Supervisors support Carbajal's bill to ban offshore drilling - Santa Maria Sun, CA

03-19-2019: A divided Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to support a bill to ban future oil and gas ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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