Thursday, November 27, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 38

Weekly Poll
Is Prop 47 (reduces charges for nonviolent crimes like drug possession) good or bad?

Terrible. It will make crime worse.
Necessary. We need to reduce inmate populations.
Good. Drug possession shouldn't result in jail time.
Bad. Criminals need to be punished.

Vote! | Poll Results

RSS Feeds

Latest News RSS
Current Issue RSS

Special Features
Search or post Santa Barbara County food and wine establishments

Santa Maria Sun / Sports

Lead Story

Road ready: Santa Maria High School's drag racing team competes against the pros

Learning to drive is a rite of passage for high school students. Driver’s education classes and age requirements are the only roadblocks standing in the way. For students on Santa Maria High School’s drag racing team, however, learning to drive is only the beginning. The team’s classroom is a big, concrete auto shop situated on the northwest corner of the campus, where the SMHS racing team is gearing up... [ Read More ]