The Santa Maria High School baseball team will be recognized at this week’s Downtown Fridays event, in a 7:00 p.m.ceremony at which Mayor Alice Patino will present a proclamation to the coaches and players.
The Mayor will thank Head Coach Rick Hebert, plus assistant coaches Joey Orozco, Alex Lopez, Omar Gonzales, and Marcus Lyghts, for their …

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Viva Vaquero Skilled Horsemen Showcase Traditional Californios  Horsemanship And Stockmanship Methods At Annual Event.

The Californio Bridlehorse Association will host the fifth annual Early Californios Skills of the Rancho. The event honors traditional Californio horsemanship and stockmanship still used by working cowboys today.
More than 150 riders of different levels–from youth and novices to top working cowboys and professional horsemen–from California and other western states will convene at the Elk …

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Mike Beck Performs At Early Californio Skills Of The Rancho

The Californio Bridlehorse Association welcomes Mike Beck for an evening of musical entertainment during the Early Californios Skills of the Rancho on Saturday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Santa Maria Elks Rodeo Grounds in Santa Maria, California. The concert is free to contestants and spectators.
Beck is a professional singer-songwriter, master guitarist and horseman …

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Old Town Orcutt Welcomes 805 Country Music Festival

Old Town Orcutt has always been proud of its county beginnings and western feel. The Old Orcutt Merchants Association (OOMA) has worked diligently to create events and activities to bring people to Old Town. This weekend they are excited to see the first outdoor concert come to town. The 805 Country Music Festival and AG …

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Bien Nacido Vineyards Claims Top Honors in Nebraska-Based Vintner Competition

OMAHA, Neb. (June 19, 2017) – Bien Nacido Vineyards edged out more than 50 other pinot noir wines with its 2012 Santa Maria Valley in an Omaha, Neb., vintner competition on June 1. Master Sommelier and Bien Nacido Estate Brand Manager Will Costello was present to accept the award.
The competition was held as part of …

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