Posted 4:45 PM 11/13/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
The Make-a-Wish Foundation is teaming up with Macy's again for a big holiday fund-raising campaign and a local cancer survivor is hoping to get involved by collecting holiday wishes for Santa.
Make-a-Wish grants dream wishes for children fighting terminal illnesses. 10-year-old Eliana (More)
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Posted 5:20 PM 11/12/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
We're learning more about the 19-year-old woman who was killed in a rollover crash near Paso Robles.
Jeanette Montes was driving the Ford Explorer that crashed north of Highway 46. The California Highway Patrol says her two younger brothers were also in the SUV and suffered minor (More)
Posted 4:31 PM 11/12/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
Bartenders from central coast restaurants really used some creativity to show off their mixology skills at the Exploration Station's annual "Chemistry of Cocktails" competition in Grover Beach earlier this month.
The restaurants donated their expertise and ingredients, and organizers say (More)
Posted 4:09 PM 11/12/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
Oprah Winfrey fell in love with the Montecito/Santa Barbara area years ago and this year at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the community will show her a little love.
The SBIFF will honor Winfrey with the prestigious Montecito Award presented by UGG® Australia at the (More)
Posted 2:31 PM 11/12/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
Ever feel like you're being buried? By work, by obligations, by your own thoughts? You know what can help? Rising above it all. And I mean that in a literal sense. Because getting up, up and away (from it all) can make quite a difference.
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Posted 6:25 PM 11/11/2013 by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY NewsSanta Barbara County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the cause of a deadly vehicle versus stroller crash in Goleta. The accident happened at Cathedral Oaks Road and Santa Marguerita Drive around 5:20 Monday evening. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department says one person died at the scene of the accident and another was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. The fire department says the westbound side of Cathedral Oaks Road is closed. • Video (1)
Posted 4:50 PM 11/11/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
National trends show online holiday shopping is expected to be up by 10% over last year. The online trend comes as Santa Maria business leaders urge shoppers to support local retailers. The city's Chamber of Commerce is kicking off its Thanks for Shopping Santa Maria campaign for the third year (More) • Video (1)
Posted 4:13 PM 11/8/2013 by April Hansen, KSBY
Monday is Veterans Day, but some local veterans were celebrated three days early in Santa Maria by more than 500 elementary school students. Sanchez Elementary School hosted a ceremony for the men and women of the Central Coast who served in the armed forces.
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Posted 2:46 PM 11/8/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
(Photo by Benson Ricks)
At last count just a few days ago, there were 25-thousand Monarch butterflies calling the grove off Highway 1 home for winter.
From late October to February, the butterflies cluster in the limbs of a grove of Eucalyptus trees at Pismo State Beach. The grove (More)
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Posted 2:33 PM 11/8/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
Should be great weather for a fun way to get fit in Santa Maria this weekend. Tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. it's the 12 Days of Fitness Walk.
Meet at the flagpole of Rotary Centennial Park at 2625 South College Drive, and walk the circuit course. Stop at the 12 Holiday workout stations and you earn a suprise from the city of Santa Maria Recration and Parks department. For more information, call (805) 925-0951 ext 347.
Posted 4:13 PM 11/7/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter/Amanda Fridley
For a lot of people there's nothing better than the combination of chocolate and wine. Well for those toasting "Here Here" about now, you may want to clear the calendar for this Saturday.
Vina Robles is hosting it's 2nd annual Chocolate Festival. More than 30 vendors will be offering (More)
Posted 3:49 PM 11/7/2013 by Jeanette Trompeter
It's all about the under-exposed treasures of the Central Coast this weekend. The Garagiste Festival happens this weekend and is a celebration of the up and coming wine-makers and artisan wine-makers we have here on the Central Coast.
New this year, a winemaker dinner in Atascadero. The (More)
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