• Visitor and Convention Bureau Awards $18,000 in Marketing Grants

    One of the great things about marketing the Santa Maria Valley, is our ability to host special events pretty much year-round, due to our mild temps, great variety of event venues and service providers.
    The Special Projects Grant program exists to provide marketing support and complimentary services for event planners choosing Santa Maria as their host …

  • Compassion, Education Play Critical Role in Addressing Homelessness in Santa Maria

    Homelessness is an extremely complex social problem that impacts the quality of life in all communities, including here in Santa Maria.
    “I think what we’re finding is that homeless is continuing to remain static or reducing in a lot of communities locally. Unfortunately, in Santa Maria we seem to be experiencing an increase in our homeless …

  • Santa Maria Fave 5’s: July 20-31

    The Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents… Peter Pan and Wendy
    When: July 29
    Where:. Santa Maria Civic Theatre, 1660 N. McClelland Street, Santa Maria
    Everyone will truly be welcome as Peter Pan, his Lost Boys, and the Darling children battle pirates under the stage lights as the Santa Maria Civic Theatre proudly presents the annual FREE Summer Fairy …

  • Leadership Santa Maria Valley Builds Leaders, Gives Back to Local Community

    Leadership Santa Maria Valley has been “Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today” for 20 years now. The program, which began in 1995, has over 345 graduates to date who now serve in a variety of leadership roles in the government, service and business sectors.
    Leadership Santa Maria Valley (LSMV) is an 11-month leadership program designed to foster and …

The community is invited to National Night Out, presented by the City of Santa Maria Police Department, Recreation and Parks Department and PLAY, Inc. (People for Leisure And Youth, Inc.).
From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 2nd, bring the whole family to the Veterans Memorial Community Center and Park located at 313 West Tunnell Street, …

Compassion, Education Play Critical Role in Addressing Homelessness in Santa Maria

Homelessness is an extremely complex social problem that impacts the quality of life in all communities, including here in Santa Maria.
“I think what we’re finding is that homeless is continuing to remain static or reducing in a lot of communities locally. Unfortunately, in Santa Maria we seem to be experiencing an increase in our homeless …

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in June:
Allweather Landscape Maintenance, Inc.
Phil Ball
1272 W. Betteravia
Santa Maria, CA 93455
(805) 922-0580
www.allweatherlandscape.net
Ruffoni Fiduciary Services
Teresa Ruffoni
Santa Maria, CA
(805) 836-2933
www.ruffonifiduciary.com
Left Coast Inspections
Darrell Clegg
Santa Maria, CA
(805) 717-9113
www.leftcoastinspections.com
Santa Maria Cemetery District
Becky Badenell
1501 S. College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-4595
www.santamariacemetery.com
Central Coast Kind
Kim Iribarren
P.O. Box 6555
Santa Maria, Ca …

Visitor and Convention Bureau Awards $18,000 in Marketing Grants

One of the great things about marketing the Santa Maria Valley, is our ability to host special events pretty much year-round, due to our mild temps, great variety of event venues and service providers.
The Special Projects Grant program exists to provide marketing support and complimentary services for event planners choosing Santa Maria as their host …

CalChamber Releases 2016 Midyear Employment Law Update

The California Chamber of Commerce has released a new white paper that explains important changes to employment law.
It’s already been a busy 2016 for employers, with lots of action from the California Legislature, federal and state agencies, local governments and the courts.
CalChamber’s free 2016 Midyear Employment Law Update white paper recaps some of the more …

Ribbon Cutting: Awesome Photography & Video

Awesome Photography & Video Owner and Photographer Mohammad Mohabbat’s love for photography comes from his love for interacting with people.
“I love people, and I get so much back from seeing the smiles on my client’s faces when they work with me and see the finished photos.” he said.
Mohabbat has decades of experience in photography. He’s …