All-America City Committee Member to Give Presentation on Recent Trip to China
A multimedia presentation titled “Attempting to Understand Chinese culture; My trip to China” will be presented on Tuesday, December 14th at 7:00 p.m. in Shepard Hall at the Santa Maria Public Library.
Samuel Marin, a native of Santa Maria, visited China in early November to …

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Brighter, Energy-Efficient Lighting at Town Center Parking Structure

Brighter and whiter lighting is being installed at the City-owned Santa Maria Town Center Parking Structure A, replacing the high-pressure sodium lights that cast an amber color.  The results are better visibility for shoppers and employees at nearby stores, offices and government buildings.
Nearly all the existing lights on the lower level of the …

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‘Tis the season to be jolly!  The Recreation and Parks Commission invites you to spread holiday cheer throughout the Santa Maria Valley by participating in the 14th Annual Lights, Sights, and Holiday Nights Holiday Decoration Contest. Nominations will be accepted November 22nd through December 5th. Pre-judging will take place December 6 – 7th from 5:30 …

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Chamber Christmas Lunch will be Dec 8. “Elves” needed to support our Student Performers

The Chamber’s Annual Christmas Luncheon is scheduled to be held Wednesday, December 8th at the Elks Lodge beginning at 12:oopm.
This event is a perennial favorite and kicks off the holidays with festive music, a visit from Santa Claus, Toys for Tots donations, and more.
Last year we had the pleasure of watching and hearing the performances …

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Airman Johnson Plaque Dedication December 7th, 2010

On Tuesday, December 7th, at 10:00 am, the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce will be dedicating a plaque at the Freedom Monument Veterans Memorial honoring Senior Airman Daniel J. Johnson. Airman Johnson died in Kandahar, Afghanistan on October 5, 2010, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device in an attack on his unit. …

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