The Cuyama Valley has a rich history that is now represented in a series of historical photographs displayed in the Cuyama Branch Library. Thanks to the research and efforts of two longtime residents, Jane Slama and John Mackenzie, eight photographs from local family archives have been located, reproduced, enlarged and donated for permanent display in …

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Ribbon Cutting: People’s Self Help Housing

The Chamber recently helped People’s Self Help Housing celebrate the ground breaking on their latest project in Santa Maria with a ribbon cutting.
The project is the third phase of a longterm effort to provide more affordable housing options in Santa Maria. The site is located near the intersection of South Russell Avenue and West Boone …

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The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce was happy to welcome these members in November:
Christ United Methodist Church
Mark Marcos
219 Mary Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 925-3116
www.smchristumc.org
GRID Alternatives – Central Coast
Justin Hitchcock
2900 El Camino Real
Atascadero, California 93422
(805) 769-9121
www.gridalternatives.org
Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County
Molora Vadnais
301 S. Miller Street, Ste. 121
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 963-6754
www.lafsbc.org
MINDBODY
Tracy Richmond
2811 Airpark Drive
Santa Maria, …

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Ribbon Cutting:  Michael B. Clayton and Associates 20 Years

We recently helped Michael B. Clayton and Associates celebrate 20 years in business with a ribbon cutting!
Michael B. Clayton and Associates is located at 400 E Orange St in Santa Maria. The local law firm opened on November 1, 1996.  “It’s been a whirlwind tour for the last 20 years,” Michael B. Clayton, Attorney and Owner …

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Marijuana is now legal in California, but it can still keep you from getting a job

Since election day, Ellen Komp of cannabis advocacy group California NORML said she’s received at least a dozen emails and calls from employees asking whether marijuana is now exempted from employer drug tests.
The closing line in almost every email response: “I wish I had better news.”
Recreational use of marijuana is now legal in California, but …

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