Wednesday, September 17, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 27
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How should the county treat dogs it has charged with being dangerous?

It depends on what the dogs are charged with doing.
They should be put to sleep, no matter what they did.
The county should have a no kill policy.
It's the owners fault if a dog does something the county deems as dangerous. The owner should be punished.

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Santa Maria Sun / Calendar Events

September 8 - September 15

Special Events

TASTE OF THE TOWN
September 8 (noon)

celebrates its 32nd year on Sept. 8 at

Riviera Park Garden
2030 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara 93105

Cost: $125

ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE CHEERLEADING
Get your glam on like Penelope Cruz....and shop!
ALLAN HANCOCK COLLEGE CHEERLEADING
Worth The Drive
September 8 (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

holds a benefit event featuring shopping and food on Sept. 8 from

Ann Cooper
hanncooper@yahoo.com
Phone: 264-2465

Fundraiser
400 Clark
Orcutt 93455

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
September 8 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria

Special Events

THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SLO BOTANICAL GARDEN
September 9 (5:30 to 8 p.m.)

presents Seattle-based ethnobotanist and author Melany Vorass Herrera for a special evening presentation on how to identify and gather some of the most common edible weeds on Sept. 9 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members

Learning

A COMMUNITY NEEDS WORKSHOP
September 9 (5:30 p.m.)

the Block Grants Advisory Committee of the City of Santa Maria is holding a public workshop on Sept. 9 at

Phone: 925-0951, Ext. 118

Santa Maria Public Library
421 S. McClelland
Santa Maria

Learning

EDITOR LAURIE GIBSON
September 10 (7 to 8:30 p.m.)

presents a "Book Publishing 1-2-3: From the Writer's Fingers to the Readers' Hands" workshop on Sept. 10 from

eaglet5223@mypacks.net
Phone: (831) 646-4507

Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Cost: $20

Concerts

MATTHEW ZELTZER
Worth The Drive
September 12 (10 p.m.)

performs a live concert Sept. 12 at

Phone: 540-5243
http://lunaredslo.com

Luna Red
1009 Monterey St.
SLO , CA

Special Events

ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL OF THE CENTRAL COAST
September 13 (6 to 10 a.m.)

accepts donations for the C.A.N. Project with a donation drive on Sept. 13 from

communications194@gmail.com
Phone: 934-3013

Food Maxx
2440 S. Broadway
Santa Maria , CA

Learning

THE SANTA MARIA VALLEY YMCA
September 13 (6:30 to 7:30 p.m.)

hosts the class "Fulfilling your Wishes, Accomplishing your Goals" through Feb. 13 on Thursdays from

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
info@meditationinsantabarbara.orb
Phone: 563-6300
http://meditationinsantamaria.org

Santa Maria Valley YMCA
3400 Skyway Drive
Santa Maria

Cost: $10 suggested donation

Special Events

ALTRUSA OF THE CENTRAL COAST
September 14 (12:45 p.m., the play starts at 1:30 p.m.)

presents a fundraiser performance of Dial M for Murder" by the Santa Maria Civic Theatre Sept. 15 starting at

laura.selken@gmail.com
Phone: 868-7718

Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 N. McClelland St.
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

THE SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SAN LUIS OBISPO BOTANICAL GARDEN
September 14 (1pm to 3pm)

presents a class with Meg Crockett, garden volunteer and president of Pacific Wildlife Care, for a wonderful overview on creating a backyard habitat that encourages visitation by local wildlife on Sept. 14 from

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $10, $5 for members, $3 for parking

VAPOR TRAIL VETTES
September 14 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

presents its "Corvette Blast" featuring rallies and a car show on Sept. 14 from

Gale Haugen
galehaugen@charter.net
Phone: 773-4515
http://vaportrailvettes.com

Santa Maria Inn
801 S. Broadway
Santa Maria 93456

Cost: $80 per car

CATCH OF THE CENTRAL COAST
Worth The Drive
September 14 (6 to 10 p.m.)

is a benefit event or the Central Coast Aquarium's children's marine science educational programs on Sept. 14 from

Phone: 595-7280
http://centralcoastaquarium.com

Avila Beach Golf Resort
Avila Beach , CA

Stage

THE DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF SANTA MARIA VALLEY
September 14 (1:30 p.m.)

holds a fundraiser event featuring "Dial M for Murder" by the Santa Maria Civic Theater on Sept. 14 at

demsofsmv@gmail.com
Phone: 349-2708
http://smct.org

Santa Maria Civic Theatre
1660 N. McClelland
Santa Maria

Cost: $25

Spiritual

STAR OF BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH
September 15 (10 a.m.)

offers worship services Sundays at 10 a.m. with Sunday school at 9 a.mAn adult Bible study is Thursday at.

Phone: 937-0339

Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4465 S. Blosser Road
Santa Maria