Up And Coming Performances At The PCPA

PCPA’s 53rd season continues this summer with dazzling and inspired productions in both Santa Maria and Solvang from June 15 through October 1.
The family favorite – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – opens the summer season in the Solvang Festival Theater June 15 and plays through July 2 under the stars. This Broadway hit musical, …

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Twenty-Nine Cadets Graduate From Hancock’s Fire Academy

After more than 620 hours of classroom and field instruction, 29 cadets received their certificates of accomplishment from Allan Hancock College’s Fire Academy on Friday. Battalion 139 participated in a ceremony at the college’s $38 million Public Safety Training Complex in Lompoc that was as extraordinary as the facility where they trained. The academy, which is …

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Shuttle Launch And Summer Camp

You are cordially invited to a special, members-only launch of our newest exhibit, the Discovery Space Shuttle, Sunday, May 21, 10 a.m. to noon! Come blast off in phase one of our Vandenberg Launch Experience, and make constellation periscopes and nebula pastel drawings with Discovery Museum Artist in Residence Jill Iversen!
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Up Coming Programs At The Santa Maria Discovery Museum

May 20: Science Saturday
At 11 a.m. or 3 p.m. engineer a space lander that can keep two marshmallow “aliens” inside a cup as it is dropped from various heights!
May 21: Members-only Space Shuttle Launch 10-12
May 21: Super Sunday 12-4
Make a mini bracelet version of our solar system!
May 23: Tuesday Tales
“If you decide to go to the moon,” …

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Hancock Students Achieve State’s Highest Transfer Acceptance Rate To Cal Poly For 16th Straight Year

For the sixteenth year in a row, transfer students from Allan Hancock College had the highest transfer acceptance rate in the state to Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo among community colleges that transfer a significant number of students to the respected university. Hancock’s transfer acceptance rate of 64 percent was more than triple the state …

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