Tuesday, September 16, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 27

Weekly Poll
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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Look again


Look again

PCPA’s closing production of the season is 36 Views by Naomi Iizuka, which takes the hunt for an authentic work of antique art and uses the story to explore cross-cultural commonality. Featuring PCPA resident artist George Walker as John Bell and equity actor Leah Anderson as Claire Tsong (pictured), the small-cast play focuses on the shifting perspectives that searching for an authentic artifact can reveal.

PCPA Theaterfest presents its production of 36 Views showing Sept. 11 through 28, Severson Theater, Allan Hancock College, 800 S. College, Santa Maria. Cost is $29.50 to $37.50. Call for times: 922-8313 or visit pcpa.org.

Welcome the guests


Welcome the guests

The Lompoc Pops Orchestra is starting its New Beginnings season with a bang. The guest conductor for the first concert of the season is Olivia Tsui, the founder and music director of the Los Angeles Virtuosi. Tsui will be bringing several virtuosic friends with her to perform with the Lompoc Pops Orchestra, including guitarist Del Casher, pianist Dr. Marek Zebrowski, and soprano Rene Sousa.

The Lompoc Pops Orchestra presents its 2014-2015 season, New Beginnings, with a concert, including guest conductor Olivia Tsui on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 925 North F St., Lompoc. More info: 735-6463 or connieatthepops@aol.com.

Start your engines


Start your engines

Members of the Santa Maria A’s are getting together for their annual celebration of their favorite make and model, the Ford Model A. The event includes awards, raffle prizes, and live music besides the rows and rows of creatively restored Model A cars in Old Orcutt. The day begins with a Model A parts swap meet at 7 a.m., with the car show revving up not long after.

The Santa Maria A’s presents its 11th anniversary All Ford Car Show featuring awards, raffle prizes, and live music on Sept. 13 with a swap meet at 7 a.m. and a car show starting at 8 a.m., Orcutt Union Plaza, 201 S. Broadway, Orcutt. More info: 478-1231 or santamariamodelaclub.com.