Articles Tagged With ‘Orcutt’




Santa Maria murder suspects allegedly tortured their victim

The Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s office said Wednesday that a group of alleged killers tortured their victim which would open the door for a death penalty prosecution. [KCOY] Three men and a woman are in jail on murder charges... (Continue reading)

Body found in U-Haul parked in Orcutt

Three Santa Maria men are in jail on murder charges after police discovered a body inside a U-Haul truck parked in an Orcutt residential neighborhood. [Santa Maria Times] Santa Maria police received a tip from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Orcutt accused of molestation

Family members of the man shot and killed by his son on Sept. 3 accuse the victim of sexual molestation. [KCOY] Brian Reid was arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his father and critically injured his mother at an... (Continue reading)

Man allegedly kills his father in Orcutt

A man has been arrested after he allegedly shot and killed his father and critically injured his mother Monday night at an Orcutt park during a family dispute. Shortly before 6 p.m. at Orcutt Community Park on Sage Crest Drive,... (Continue reading)

Shunning lawyers while facing felonies

A well-known county ad executive told CalCoastNews this week he remains uncertain if he will be represented by an attorney upon his Sept. 15 return to a Santa Barbara courthouse to face a variety of felony charges. Jeff Lind, an Orcutt... (Continue reading)

Chef Rick heads to the Far West(ern)

Chef Rick’s, the upscale funky Orcutt restaurant that tempted more than a few foodies to make the trek south from San Luis Obispo County, has closed after 22 years. [Santa Maria Times] The iconic eatery, tucked away in the corner... (Continue reading)

Racial graffiti at Orcutt school labeled a hate crime

Racial graffiti scrawled on walls at an elementary school in Orcutt makes for the second incident of a hate crime at the school and the fourth on the Central Coast during the past month and a half. [Noozhawk] A janitor... (Continue reading)

Man dead, officer wounded in Orcutt

A “violent confrontation” with two sheriff deputies in Orcutt led to the shooting death of a San Juan Capistrano man Saturday afternoon. [SJCP] Santa Barbara Sheriff deputies fatally shot Kerry Flood, 52, at a mobile home park in Orcutt. The... (Continue reading)

Egg Drop at Orcutt Academy High School, event photos

Over 80 excited students proffered their “egg-o-nauts” for 50-ft test drops from the Santa Maria Fire Department’s ladder truck.  Each of these creations sheltered a raw chicken egg in a custom-designed mantle.  Each had a maximum mass of 100 g... (Continue reading)

Orcutt doctor disciplined for gross negligence

The Medical Board of California put an Orcutt doctor on three years probation for prescribing Viagra over the internet to patients he had not examined, according to a Jan. 13 board Settlement and Disciplinary Order. “It is hereby ordered that physician’s... (Continue reading)