• Far Western Tavern serves up authentic Santa Maria Valley Style cuisine with a twist

    Recognized as a landmark of Santa Maria Style Barbecue, Far Western Tavern serves up contemporary California ranch cuisine inspired by local traditions.
    We had Susan Righetti, 2nd Generation Co-Proprietor of Far Western Tavern, answer some of our questions about the popular local restaurant.
    What are customer’s favorite dishes at your restaurant?
    For dinner, our famous Bull’s Eye Steak – a 14oz …

  • Ribbon Cutting: Central Coast Realty Group

    The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce helped Central Coast Realty Group celebrate the grand opening of their Orcutt office with a ribbon cutting and open house.
    “We have an office in Lompoc and an office in Arroyo Grande, and we wanted to bridge the gap between the two,” explained co-boker and owner of Central Coast …

  • Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

    According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, three out of four employers believe that two or more productive work hours are lost each day because employees are distracted. What is the number one culprit, according to employers? More than half (55 percent) of employers blame cell phones and texting.
    The survey showed that the vast majority of …

  • Santa Maria offers delicious food and wine perfect for Summer

    What could be better than Summer on the Central Coast? Perfect weather, plenty of beaches to visit, and of course..delicious food and wine to enjoy! Santa Maria has lots to offer to keep your palette happy this Summer – and many local spots have Summer specials and menu suggestions you’ll definitely want to sample in …

In light of recent Zika virus outbreaks in the Western Hemisphere, the Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department asks residents to take precautionary measures against mosquito bites when enjoying our beautiful parks and trails.
Zika is an infectious disease transmitted through the bite of the Aedes mosquito. Symptoms of infected individuals include: fever, rash, join pain, …

Ribbon Cutting: Central Coast Realty Group

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce helped Central Coast Realty Group celebrate the grand opening of their Orcutt office with a ribbon cutting and open house.
“We have an office in Lompoc and an office in Arroyo Grande, and we wanted to bridge the gap between the two,” explained co-boker and owner of Central Coast …

Far Western Tavern serves up authentic Santa Maria Valley Style cuisine with a twist

Recognized as a landmark of Santa Maria Style Barbecue, Far Western Tavern serves up contemporary California ranch cuisine inspired by local traditions.
We had Susan Righetti, 2nd Generation Co-Proprietor of Far Western Tavern, answer some of our questions about the popular local restaurant.
What are customer’s favorite dishes at your restaurant?
For dinner, our famous Bull’s Eye Steak – a 14oz …

Vacation time is your time: Plan your staycation today

Summertime and the Living is… BUSY.
Don’t you hate how busy life is? Do you long for a couple of days off…to do absolutely nothing?
Well, you should. Paid time off, vacation time, comp time, whatever you’ve got coming, you’re entitled to. ‘Time waits for no one’, my Dad likes to say, and it’s true. Don’t miss …

Is Smartphone Use Killing Productivity?

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, three out of four employers believe that two or more productive work hours are lost each day because employees are distracted. What is the number one culprit, according to employers? More than half (55 percent) of employers blame cell phones and texting.
The survey showed that the vast majority of …

Ribbon Cutting: Central Coast Realty Group

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce helped Central Coast Realty Group celebrate the grand opening of their Orcutt office with a ribbon cutting and open house.
“We have an office in Lompoc and an office in Arroyo Grande, and we wanted to bridge the gap between the two,” explained co-boker and owner of Central Coast …