Friday, April 28, 2017     Volume: 18, Issue: 8

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Santa Maria Sun / News

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Lend me a stage: PCPA's Brad Carroll directs the play he co-wrote and premiered in London's West End, 'Lend Me a Tenor the Musical,' for its Central Coast debut

You don’t need much help to find the rehearsal space where Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA) actors and students prepare for their productions. I followed a loose list of directions, turning down the small asphalt road behind Costco’s tire service center, convinced for a brief moment I was lost. A small group of people was gathered on the lawn in front of the brick building, doing loud vocal warm-ups that a layman might mistake for the baying of madmen. In the parking lot, a woman was doing ballet leaps, her arms w... [ Read Article ]


Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


County is wasting money on helicopters

Santa Barbara County Supervisors Janet Wolf and Steve Lavagnino refused to meet with me regarding Santa Barbara County’s Air Support Unit. I thought I would inform you, the public, as to what is actually going on. Some of the information below is from my 20 years assigned to this unit (I’m now retired from the county), and some is from the Public Records Act requests I filed to get the most up-to-date informat... [ Read More ]