It's a tale of survival, teamwork and the bond between one man and his dog. Michael Hingson is blind. He was working as a sales manager on the 78th floor of the World Trade Center's Tower One on 9/11, and escaped with the help of his guide dog Roselle, who... more »
Thursday night's rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base is still a go!
An Atlas V rocket is expected to blast off from the base at 9:24p.m. local time Thursday. Vandenberg says it'll be carrying a national security payload for the US Reconnaissance Office.
Base officials want to... more »
February is National Children's Dental Health Month and that has some local dentists making sure children in need have clean, healthy smiles.
It's part of the nationwide program called Give Kids A Smile. Local dentists provided free treatments for dozens of San Luis Obispo County students at Community Health... more »
An elderly Santa Maria man died Saturday morning after he was hit by a car. The Santa Maria Police Department says 81-year-old Stefan Suszko was trying to cross the intersection at Carlotti Drive and Paden Street. That's when he was hit by a 2003 Volkswagon Passat. Suszko was taken to... more »
A judge ruled Wednesday California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.
The ruling comes from a lawsuit filed by two gay couples who claimed the ban violated their civil rights.
Prop 8 was passed back in November 2008.
It narrowly defined marriage as something... more »
Hitting the indoor tanning bed just got a bit more expensive.
Starting today, there will be a 10 percent tax for people receiving indoor tanning services. It only applies to UV electronic products, so spray tans and lotions are exempt.
The Obama administration implemented the tax to help... more »
A big win for a local university as Cal Poly sinks the competition at this year's National Concrete Canoe Championship.
On Saturday we brought you highlights from the canoe contest out at Lopez Lake.
After putting their engineering skills to the test, the Mustangs beat out the 21... more »
There may still be a week left before he officially comes, but the Easter bunny made a quick stop in Santa Maria Saturday for an early celebration.
It was the ninth annual Spring Eggstravaganza at Preisker Park.
Families turned out to try their hand at an egg hunt... more »
A n increase in the number of dead and sick pelicans has bird rescue groups in Southern and Central California concerned.
The International Bird Rescue Research Center in San Pedro has received 300 birds in the last three weeks. It usually sees 400 in one year.
Here on... more »