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Greka Found Operating Open Waste Pit Without Permit

Asphalt operation in Santa Maria ordered by EPA to sample for possible toxic migration into nearby fields ...

Regional Control in Crosshairs in State Housing Crisis

Key reform would require "objective design review" standards.

Behrens Denied Access to Memo That Helped Demote Him

Judge says district still must provide more complete accounting of job-performance issues.

Are We Out of the Drought?

With the recent rains, Lake Cachuma is now almost 60 percent full.

Supervisor Peter Adam Not Running for Third Term

He instead announced his support of early candidate Bob Nelson.