Risky Business, Part Deux: How IT pros help businesses avoid cyber pitfalls

Last month, we discussed the perils of doing business in an environment that increasingly relies on computers, interconnected devices and computer controlled systems. This month, we review how the IT service industry continues to create more layers of protection for businesses.
There was a time when having virus protection and a firewall made computer users feel …

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Coastal Community Builders, Inc. announces their Local Heroes Special Incentive Program.  “Each day in our community, there are local heroes who risk their lives, save lives and improve our lives. And the CCB Team is proud to acknowledge their efforts on behalf of all our citizens” states CCB President Gary Grossman.
Police, Fire Fighters, Active Military, …

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Santa Maria Community Members Become Advocates For Children

Seven new advocates have joined the volunteer force of Court Appointed Special Advocates, helping CASA reach its goal of serving more abused and neglected children throughout Santa Barbara County than ever before.
On Monday, June 16, at Juvenile Court in Santa Maria, the Honorable Arthur A. Garcia swore in the seven advocates with family, friends, and CASA board members watching.
The …

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Marian Cancer Care at Marian Regional Medical Center and the Mission Hope Cancer Center invite you to join in on a therapeutic art class that offers a visual way to discover your feelings and inner wisdom. Originated by Seena B. Frost, SoulCollage leads participants in a collage process that promotes healing and self-discovery. This creative …

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Hancock Grad to Appear in Hit ABC Show Debuting June 26

The last decade has been a wild and wonderful ride for former Allan Hancock College student and current emergency room doctor Hugo Razo.  He has gone from Santa Maria to a New York emergency room and now to national television.  The Santa Maria native, who received an Emergency Medical Technician certificate from Hancock in 2004, …

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