• Free SCORE Business Workshops to Start, Run, or Grow Your Business

    SCORE’s business workshops are designed to help small business owners not only succeed but to thrive.  If you are thinking of starting a business, or have already started one, these workshops cover topics from start-up basics to business operations, marketing, business plans, financial education, and getting funding for your business.  SCORE workshops are offered free …

  • California’s new sick leave law takes effect on July 1, 2015.  The new law applies to all private and public sector employers regardless of size and covers all employees, including part-time workers. There is much misinformation and confusion about what is now required.
    The Chamber received some valuable resources that that help explain this new law …

  • City Seeks Input on Downtown Plan

    Update and Meeting for the Downtown Specific Plan
    The City of Santa Maria Community Development Department has completed a draft of a revised Downtown Specific Plan (DTSP) and invites the public to attend a community meeting on Wednesday, July 22nd.  The DTSP was originally adopted in 2008.  The plan encompasses an area of approximately 50 blocks, …

  • Chamber Urges Members to Speak Out Against Effort to Undermine Prop 13 Protections

    Here’s a great opportunity to TAKE ACTION and help your Chamber stop a JOB KILLER bill in California. Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 (SCA 5) threatens to dismantle Proposition 13, which has maintained stable property taxes for homeowners and businesses for the last 40 years. SCA 5 would implement a split-roll property tax increase, something voters …

Free SCORE Business Workshops to Start, Run, or Grow Your Business

SCORE’s business workshops are designed to help small business owners not only succeed but to thrive.  If you are thinking of starting a business, or have already started one, these workshops cover topics from start-up basics to business operations, marketing, business plans, financial education, and getting funding for your business.  SCORE workshops are offered free …

California’s new sick leave law takes effect on July 1, 2015.  The new law applies to all private and public sector employers regardless of size and covers all employees, including part-time workers. There is much misinformation and confusion about what is now required.
The Chamber received some valuable resources that that help explain this new law …

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PCPA presents the inspiring musical  Man of La Mancha

This classic musical Man of La Mancha, plays in the Marian Theatre July 8 & 11, 2015, then under the unreachable stars in the Solvang Festival Theater July 17 – August 16.
In this play within a play, we are presented with Miguel de Cervantes who has just been imprisoned during the Spanish Inquisition. In the …

Beneath the waterline in American education

Critics of the American education system have long looked to international test data as proof-positive that the academic progress of U.S. school children leaves much to be desired. “Look at the scoreboard,” these critics say, though this admonition invariably reduces complex issues to a single number, and provides comparisons that are not always appropriate. The …

Sula Mediterranean Kitchen and Bar Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting!

Sula Mediterranean Kitchen and Bar proudly joined the Santa Maria Valley Chamber and their Ambassadors for a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening ceremony on June 6th. Sula, with its exceptional taste and uncanny fresh ingredients, has taken the Santa Maria Valley by storm.
After years of corporate restaurant experience, chef and concept developer Sally Elias was …