Sunday, September 21, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 28
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Should Santa Maria voters pass Measure T, which would tax homeowners in order to build a new school?

Yes. The schools are overcrowded and we need more classrooms.
No. Santa Maria-Bonita should go back to a year-round system.
No. Taxpayers shouldn't have to fork over any more money.
Couldn't state funding pay to build another school?

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October 21

Special Events

THE AMERICAN LEGION
October 21 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Orcutt Post 534 presents a "Rummage and Bake Sale" to raise funds to rebuild the house of a local Boy Scout's family on Oct. 21 from

munchfmy@gmail.com
Phone: 937-8598

Lions Club Meeting Hall
126 S. Broadway
Orcutt , CA

MID STATE SCARE HAUNTED HOUSE
The cental coast's favorite haunted house!
MID STATE SCARE HAUNTED HOUSE
Worth The Drive
October 21 (7 to 11 p.m.)

presents a fun and frightening Halloween tradition with two different events on seperate nights: "ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!" and "SCREAM IN THE DARK" through Oct. 31 on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from

info@midstatescare.com
http://midstatescare.com

Mid State Scare
1106 E. Grand Ave.
Arroyo Grande 93420

Cost: $10

Concerts

TINGSTAD AND RUMBEL IN CONCERT
Tingstad & Rumbel
TINGSTAD AND RUMBEL IN CONCERT
Worth The Drive
October 21 (4 p.m.)

features the acoustic sounds of artists Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel featuring a docent-led tour of the SLO Botanical Garden at 2:30 p.m. before the show. The concert is Oct. 21 at

Kristina Van Wert
info@slobg.org
Phone: 541-1400
http://slobg.org

San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
3450 Dairy Creek Road
SLO 93405

Cost: $25, $20 for members, $15 for members online

Learning

RICHARD CONLIN
Worth The Drive
October 21 (2 to 5 p.m.)

delivers the lecture "Visions of a 21st Century Food System: Good Laws,Good Food Workshop"  on Oct. 21 from

margie bushman
msbushman@sbcc.edu
Phone: 962-2571
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu

Room # BC222, Santa Barbara City College West Campus
800 Block of Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara 93109

Cost: $20

VISIONS OF A 21ST CENTURY FOOD SYSTEM
Worth The Drive
October 21 (6:30 p.m.)

"Inviting Food and Agriculture Back Into Our Cities: What Makes a Great Food City?" by Seattle Councilmember Richard Conlin shares strategies of Seattle's Local Food Action Initiative passed in 2008 that envisions an exciting new urban agriculture model that is good for the economy, the environment, and our health. The event is Oct. 21 at

Margie Bushman
sbpcnet@silcom.com
Phone: 962-2571
http://sustainability.sbcc.edu

Fe Bland Auditorium, SBCC West
800 Cliff Dr.
Santa Barbara

Cost: $5

Spiritual

HEART SUTRA DAY RETREAT
October 21 (noon to 8 p.m.)

teaches the Heart Sutra, the very heart of Buddha’s teachings, and reveals the profound meaning of how everything we experience exists, and how that is the secret to our ultimate happiness. This beautiful one-day retreat, led by American Buddhist monk Kelsang Wangpo, will consist of four 1 hour sessions using the short sadhana (prayers), The Great Mother, a method to overcome hindrances and obstacles. Session times will be from noon to 1 p.m., 2 to 3 p.m., 4 to 5 p.m., and 7 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 21 from

Admin Director
info@meditationinsantabarbara.org
Phone: 563-6000
http://meditationinsantabarbara.org/heart-sutra

Mahakankala Buddhist Center
508 Brinkerhoff Ave.
Santa Barbara 93101

Cost: $5 per session, $15 per retreat