Sunday, September 20, 2020     Volume: 21, Issue: 29

Santa Maria Sun / Arts

Hancock Centennial Celebration features opening of 1995 time capsule, other events

In recognition of its 100th anniversary, Allan Hancock College announced its plans to host several virtual and live events, starting this month and through its spring 2021 semester (culminating with the commencement of its 100th graduating class in May 2021).  The college will kick off its C...

Upcoming virtual auction benefits Nipomo's Dana Adobe and Cultural Center

The Dana Adobe and Cultural Center in Nipomo recently announced plans for its Fall Online Auction, which will open on Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to run through Oct. 5, closing at 5 p.m. Patrons can view the full catalog of auction items and pre-register to enter the auction online at danaad...

The NatureTrack Foundation takes its third annual film festival online with dozens of virtual screenings


“We have to cancel, it’s no longer a choice,” KC Thompson texted in a group chat on March 12, nine days before Los Olivos’ third annual NatureTrack Film Festival was set to open.  The chat was between Thompson and fellow festival co-director Holly Cline and NatureTrack ...

Cypress Gallery's California Landmarks showcases landscapes by Liz Poulin Alvarez


While her choice of media varies between each artwork—from oil to watercolor, acrylic, or charcoal—the theme that ties together each piece in Liz Poulin Alvarez’s new landscape exhibition is exactly what its title suggests.  Presented by the Lompoc Art Association, C...

Weekly Poll
Should the county Public Health Department help elementary schools apply for the state’s waiver program?

Yes, that’s what the department is there for.
Schools shouldn’t open at all right now, nevermind with the county’s help.
If the state thinks schools are ready, what’s the problem?
Schools should have to fend for themselves; it shows whether they’re ready to handle reopening.

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