Monday, September 25, 2017     Volume: 18, Issue: 29

Santa Maria Sun / News

Cover Story

Start here, go anywhere? An expanding Allan Hancock College hopes to offer four-year degrees to North County students

To Jeremiah Hernandez, getting a four-year degree seemed just out of reach. He was about to graduate from high school in Santa Maria, and his parents, despite their inability to financially support his future, had always pushed him toward the path of higher education. “‘You’re a smart kid,’” Hernandez said his parents often told him. “‘You need to go to college. You need to do something better than what we’re doing.’” But when Hernandez graduated from high school, h... [ Read Article ]


Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


Rebellion in City Hall

Lompoc City Manager Patrick Wiemiller, during the 2016 State of the City address, instructed his audience to pledge, “We deserve and expect the best in Lompoc.” Wiemiller went on to talk about his belief that Lompoc desperately needed a new fire station, which was rejected by the City Council the month prior, mostly due to its $14 million price tag that would have jumped to more than $28 million through his fi... [ Read More ]

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