Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Maria City Council’




Santa Maria to target rowdy homeless at bus stops

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The Santa Maria City Council voted unanimously for an ordinance that will allow rangers and officers to cite, fine and even arrest homeless people who sleep, loiter or cause disturbances at bus stops. City officials say they have received complaints... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria bans growing pot

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The Santa Maria City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a ban on growing medical marijuana. The council  also voted to continue permitting deliveries of medical cannabis within the city. [KSBY] Santa Maria has an existing ban on medical marijuana... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria cracking down on library misbehavior

The city of Santa Maria has instituted a one-strike rule at its public library, in which misbehavers will face immediate bans of up to one year. [KSBY] On Tuesday evening, the Santa Maria City Council voted 4-1 to change its... (Continue reading)

Immigration enforcement facility approved in Santa Maria

The Santa Maria City Council approved plans to build a U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement facility Thursday night, irking scores of residents. [KSBY] Last month, the Santa Maria Planning Commission voted to issue ICE a permit to build the facility... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria considering e-cigarette ban

The Central Coast may have a new trend-setting city in the implementation of smoking restrictions. On Tuesday, the Santa Maria City Council will consider adopting an e-cigarette ban. The city has already banned smoking in most public places, but the... (Continue reading)