Utility Art Box Winners Announced

Santa Maria is another step closer to beautifying five traffic signal control boxes in its downtown area with captivating and inspired imagery. Five finalists have been chosen for the first phase of this project.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for creative artists to let the community see their work with ties to the community’s’ social, cultural, …

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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 …

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Classical Music Lovers Alert! Santa Maria Philharmonic Brings You Mozart – and a Special Volunteer Opportunity

The Santa Maria Philharmonic celebrates the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with “Mozart Maximus” on February 25th.  Maestro Michael Nowak will lead the orchestra in the extraordinary Symphony No. 40 in A Minor K. 550, the youthful Symphony No.5 in B Flat Major, and Violin Concerto No.5 with local star Brynn Albanese playing the violin …

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Rain Causes Closures of Roads and Athletic Fields

With the arrival of a powerful storm, the City of Santa Maria has so far closed five roads due to temporary street flooding – and also is asking the public to stay off of City athletic fields, where much of the runoff is collected.
Santa Maria has already received 1.2 inches of rain in the past …

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Reserve your Seat now for Santa Maria Valley Humane Society’s 10th Annual 4-legged Affair

Don’t miss the Santa Maria Valley Humane Society’s biggest event of the year! On April 29, 2017 our festive event at the Santa Maria Elks Lodge will kick-off at 4:00 pm, silent auction at 4:30, dinner at 6 pm, a live auction, and lots of Casino Night action! This is our major annual event to raise …

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