The upcoming General Municipal Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 will have Santa Maria voters elect a Mayor, two members of the City Council, a City Treasurer, and a City Clerk.
For anyone interested in running for office, there are certain required steps.  First, a candidate must be at least 18 years of age on Election …

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Santa Maria Fave 5’s: June 15 – 17

Santa Barbara County Fair

When: When: July 13-17, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Where: Santa Maria Fairpark, 937 S. Thornburg St., Santa Maria

Our annual fair offers award winning wines, fine art, live musical entertainment, a Destruction Derby, agriculture, horticulture, a junior livestock auction and free country rodeo. Your paid admission grants you access to interactive, …

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Fitness Fair at The Pad Climbing!

The Pad is hosting a Summer party to bring all the active outlets and fun people of Santa Maria together and celebrate their one year anniversary! The fun is happening Sunday, July 24 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The Pad Climbing, located at 2399 A Street in Santa Maria. Learn more HERE.
 

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Employer Use of Social Media as a Screening Tool Increased

The number of employers who use social networking sites to research job candidates continues to rise. Sixty percent of employers surveyed by CareerBuilder use these sites to screen candidates, a significant increase from 52 percent last year and only 11 percent in 2006 when this survey was first conducted. In addition, 59 percent of hiring …

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We’re celebrating 125 years of the Santa Barbara County Fair, and it’s still the best deal around when it comes to family-friendly entertainment. This year’s Fair takes place July 13-17 at the Santa Maria Fairpark, with the theme “A Fair to Remember.”
Santa Maria Fairpark CEO Richard Persons said the Fair’s discount days offer an even …

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