• Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

    Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know.
    Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with costly fines and penalties for breaking California labor and employment laws. Such laws include providing employees with time …

  • Chamber Welcomes New Members In January

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in January:
    American Heart Association
    Karla Adams
    212 W. Figueroa St.
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 736-8339
    http://www.heart.org/lifeiswhy
    Batteries Plus Bulbs
    Matt Cox
    1811 N. Broadway
    Santa Maria , CA 93454
    (805) 332-3974
    http://batteriesplus.com
    Carniceria El Matador, Inc.
    Arcelia Diaz
    101 N Depot # B
    Santa Maria, CA
    (805) 928-8576
    http://www.carniceriaelmatador.com
    Excelerate Digital
    Sally Warren
    3825 South Higuera Street
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
    805-781-7833
    http://www.exceleratedigital.com
    Moats Laser …

  • Hear the latest about Vandenberg Air Force Base at Join Luncheon with Lompoc Chamber

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us with the members of the Lompoc Chamber at Vandenberg Air Force Base for an informative luncheon as we are given the state of VAFB from Col. Moss.

    Date: March 8, 2017
    Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST

    Location:

    Pacific Coast Club
    758 Nebraska Ave.
    VAFB, CA 93437

    Date/Time Information:

    Arrive to base/check-in: …

  • Form 300A Posting Requirement for Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

    Don’t forget that you should post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2016 at your place of business from February 1 through April 30.
    Employers are required to post only the summary (Form 300A) — not the Form 300 (Log). The summary must list the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in the …

Santa Maria City Council to Consider District Elections

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Santa Maria City Council will consider initiating steps toward a district-based voting system to replace the current at-large voting system for City Council elections which has been in place since the City’s incorporation in 1905.
The Council is considering taking this action after receipt of a …

Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know.
Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with costly fines and penalties for breaking California labor and employment laws. Such laws include providing employees with time …

Chamber Welcomes New Members In January

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in January:
American Heart Association
Karla Adams
212 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 736-8339
http://www.heart.org/lifeiswhy
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Matt Cox
1811 N. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA 93454
(805) 332-3974
http://batteriesplus.com
Carniceria El Matador, Inc.
Arcelia Diaz
101 N Depot # B
Santa Maria, CA
(805) 928-8576
http://www.carniceriaelmatador.com
Excelerate Digital
Sally Warren
3825 South Higuera Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-781-7833
http://www.exceleratedigital.com
Moats Laser …

Happy Holidays from the Discovery Museum!

Looking for the perfect last minute gift? Give the gift that keeps on giving all year long!

New or Renewing Memberships get 10% off, a free T-shirt and discount passes to the SLO Children’s Museum and the Central Coast Aquarium through
January 15, 2017!
Sign up online, or better yet, come see us in person! You will receive …

Free 30-Minute HR Webinar for Small Businesses

Running a small business is tough, and managing your compliance with California and federal employment laws isn’t always easy. There’s a lot to know.
Just ask the businesses who thought they were following the law until faced with costly fines and penalties for breaking California labor and employment laws. Such laws include providing employees with time …

Ribbon Cutting: Jade’s Filipino Food

Family roots run deep at Jade’s Filipino Food. The local business, located at 2025 S. Broadway, Ste. B in Santa Maria, recently celebrated one year in business.
Jade’s Filipino Food Co-Owner Dorothy Swoopes says the business started with her mom’s recipes and grew as a collaboration between herself and her family. The restaurant is named in …