The City has adopted a temporary moratorium on landlords from evicting residential and commercial tenants impacted by COVID-19.
04/08/2020 7:30 PM
The City now has 11 large signs in English and Spanish placed on busy streets, advising Stay Home, use Social Distancing.
04/08/2020 4:30 PM
Out of precaution, three City firefighters and one recruit are being tested.
04/08/2020 3:16 PM
The City's map-style guide shows open local coffee shops, cafes and restaurants. Shop local!
04/08/2020 1:20 PM
The City of Santa Maria Regional Landfill will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 12, and reopen Monday, April 13.
04/08/2020 10:55 AM
The coronavirus is projected to cost the City at least $3 million in lost sales tax revenue by June.
04/07/2020 3:39 PM
The City's Public Library is offering a new online story time. Boost literacy skills while enjoying these short videos.
04/06/2020 5:30 PM
The City today positioned three large digital message board signs along Broadway (State Highway 135)
04/03/2020 4:50 PM
Check out four more family-friendly videos: introducing local wildlife, and how to play piano.
04/03/2020 4:00 PM
Public comments are encouraged for proposed CDBG funding allocations. Public hearing on April 7th.
04/03/2020 1:00 PM
Proactive repairs to several City water lines, valves, and a hydrant, are being done this month before streets repaving.
04/02/2020 6:00 PM
The City will defer the due date for Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) for local hotels and motels for March and April.
04/02/2020 5:45 PM
Starting today, SMAT is adjusting passenger boarding procedures, and temporarily suspending fares.
04/01/2020 4:22 PM
Staff will be removing basketball backboards and will begin limiting sports court lighting in many parks.
03/31/2020 5:20 PM
The City is furloughing many of its hourly “limited service” workers because facilities are closed and programs cancelled.
03/31/2020 3:42 PM
Los Flores Ranch Park is temporarily waiving all access fees and extending the days it is open.
03/31/2020 11:00 AM
Watch the new video about COVID-19 from the five Mayors in northern Santa Barbara County.
03/30/2020 2:45 PM
The campaign emphasizes getting outside for exercise to relieve stress, while maintaining the six-foot social distancing rule.
03/27/2020 4:45 PM
The City has imposed a hiring freeze as it braces for a significant blow to its tax revenues and resulting budget cuts.
03/27/2020 4:18 PM
I want everyone to know that the City is committed to taking all possible steps to ensure our community’s health and safety ….
03/26/2020 12:00 PM