Thursday, December 13, 2018     Volume: 19, Issue: 41

Santa Maria Sun / News

Cover Story

Local poets find their voice in North Santa Barbara County

It's a dark space that's standing-room only. The only sounds come from behind the podium, a quiet stirring from a winery tasting room worker as she slowly pours another glass for a patron at the bar. The audience is hushed, eager for the moment when it starts. "I worshiped dad's tale– the middle son seeking light with the years gone dark or just faded gray knowing that god long lost his way." It's the second Saturday of the month, which means it's time for poetry night at CORE Winery in Orcutt. The poem i... [ Read Article ]


Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


Rogue Lompoc City Council members violating policy?

This is an excerpt from a disturbing letter I recently received from a concerned Lompoc city employee:  "To whom it may concern, I am writing this as a concerned citizen of Lompoc. I work in the city offices and am concerned about something that I have noted over the last couple of months. Councilman [Jim] Mosby frequently comes into our offices (two to three times a week and is often joined by Councilman [Dirk... [ Read More ]

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