City of Santa Maria residents are advised there will be no trash and recycling collection services, or street sweeping, on Monday, September 5th due to the Labor Day holiday.
During holiday weeks, street sweeping and residential trash collection occurs one (1) day later than usual.  Containers should always be placed outside for collection service by 6:30 …

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Allan Hancock College will host its 12th annual Career Exploration Day on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Santa Maria campus. The outdoor event will take place in the Commons, which is in the center of campus.
The event is the perfect opportunity for employers to connect with future employees and …

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Ribbon Cutting: Blue Eyed Daisies

The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Blue Eyed Daisies to the Chamber with a ribbon cutting!
Blue Eyed Daisies is a a small town vintage marketplace that host monthly shows at Nipomo Creek Farms, located at 511 E. Tefft Street in Nipomo. Their vendors are primarily antiques, crafts and homemade items. There’s also live …

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Thinking of Buying a Business?

Here’s what you need to know before you buy:
Rather than building a small business from the ground up, buying an existing company offers the opportunity to move along the path to entrepreneurship more quickly. With all of the startup tasks already taken care of, a staff in place, an established customer base, existing vendor relationships, …

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Teachers are invited to experience  the inner workings of the PCPA Conservatory

The Teachers’ Weekend – September 10 & 11 – is designed to give educators an up close and personal look into the PCPA Conservatory. They will see the immersive mentor-apprentice method of conservatory training in a professional environment. Teachers will spend two days working with professional actors in workshops and observing classes and then attend …

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