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Thousands fill downtown Santa Maria for annual Christmas Parade of Lights  Santa Maria Times

Steady winds and the risk of light drizzle weren't enough to deter thousands of people from crowding downtown Santa Maria Saturday night, filling the streets ...



Marc S. Crosby  Santa Maria Times

Marc Scott Crosby, 60, of Santa Maria, California passed away on December 1, 2018. Marc was born in San Jose, California on July 16, 1958. His family moved ...



Photos: Festival of Trees begins at Santa Maria Town Center Mall  Santa Maria Times

The Festival of Trees opened Friday on the lower floor at the Santa Maria Town Center Mall. Sponsored by Altrusa of the Central Coast, it's one of the biggest ...



Jose L. Guerra  Santa Maria Times

Jose L. Guerra, 49, of Santa Maria, Ca. Passed away on November 26, 2018. Jose was born in Encarnacion de Diaz Jalisco Mexico on November 15, 1969 to ...



Photos: Righetti High School crowns homecoming king, queen and court  Santa Maria Times

After a week of suspense, Jacqueline Ramirez and JaShawn Coulibaly were crowned Righetti High School homecoming queen and king, respectively, during ...



Photos: Construction on new classrooms at Righetti High School nearing completion  Lompoc Record

Student leaders, the Santa Maria Joint Union School District Board of Education and a few staff got a sneak peek at the new $22 million futuristic 38-room ...



Photos: Every 15 Minutes at Righetti High School | Local News  Santa Maria Times

Every 15 Minutes is a two-day program focusing on high school juniors and seniors, challenging them to think about drinking, driving, personal safety, the ...



Righetti wins the annual Battle for the Helmet, beats Pioneer Valley 35-0  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti High School Warriors are feasting on home cooking.



Annual Kinderpatch draws hundreds of elementary students to Righetti High School  Santa Maria Times

Between 800 and 1000 elementary students spent their Friday morning learning about plants, crops and seed planting during Righetti High School's annual ...



Lockdown at Righetti High School was related to Atascadero 'shoot-up' school threat  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

A lockdown over online rumors about a gun at Righetti High School in Santa Maria, CA on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, was related to a threat at Atascadero ...



Righetti High School Hall of Fame ceremony and dinner set for June 9  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti High School Athletic Department and Boosters have brought back their RHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner.



Confidence, strength and courage prepare 500 Righetti High graduates for what comes next  Santa Maria Times

Amid the cheers of family and friends, 500 Righetti High School graduates received their high school diplomas Thursday morning — marking the start of their ...



2018 High School Football Preview: New coach, new league, same goal for Righetti  Santa Maria Times

Righetti High School's Avery Fondern (2), Anthony Porcho (19), Brandon Giddings (7), Caleb Thomas (44) and Adan Solis (21) pose for a photo at the annual ...



Righetti High School senior Kush Patel named Gates scholar  Santa Maria Times

Righetti High School senior Kush Patel was on the way to Rhode Island with his father when he got the news.



Righetti alum Tony Payne is the Warriors' new football coach  Santa Maria Times

Righetti High School graduate Tony Payne is the school's new football coach.



Righetti head football coach Tony Payne talks about preparing for first year at alma mater  Santa Maria Times

Tony Payne graduated from Righetti High School in 1995, and played two years on the varsity team as an offensive tackle. He returns to the campus this year as ...



Righetti students face the consequences of drunken driving as 'Every 15 Minutes' program returns to Santa Maria  Lompoc Record

A teenage girl lies motionless on the ground, blood dripping from her head.



Righetti-Santa Maria to resume rivalry as the 2018 prep football season kicks off  Santa Maria Times

Who: Santa Maria (9-5, 2017) at Righetti (5-6, 2017). Where: Righetti High School. Kickoff: 7 p.m.. Broadcast: None. Righetti outlook: The Warriors' program is on ...



Righetti, football coach Herrmann 'mutually' part ways  Santa Maria Times

On Monday afternoon, the Times learned that rumors had begun swirling around the status of Righetti High School football coach Ed Herrmann.



Week 10 Capsules: Rivalry games highlight final week of regular season  Santa Maria Times

Week Ten. Mountain League. Who: St. Joseph (7-2, 3-0) at Righetti (8-1, 3-0). Where: Warrior Stadium, Righetti High School. Kickoff: 7 p.m.. Broadcast: A live ...



Battle for the Shield: Knights and Warriors meet ahead of Friday's big game  Santa Maria Times

Since the rivalry returned in 2010, the St. Joseph-Righetti football matchup has consistently been one of the biggest contests on the Central Coast, drawing huge ...



Week Five is final dress rehearsal before teams open league play  Santa Maria Times

Who: Dos Pueblos (3-1) at Righetti (4-1). Where: Warrior Stadium, Righetti High School. Kickoff: 7 p.m.. Dos Pueblos outlook: The Chargers' offense is about as ...



Football: Warriors get to 5-1 for first time since 2007  Santa Maria Times

Righetti moved to 5-1 on the season Friday night. The last time the Warriors had that record? The year was 2007. The Warriors got their fifth win in six chances ...



Adan Solis scores three TDs, Jake Steels picks off three passes as Righetti rolls  Santa Maria Times

Righetti got in its own way plenty in the first half. Adan Solis, his offensive line and Jake Steels helped make sure the Warriors still rolled to their second straight ...



2018 Football Preview: Righetti High School's Avery Fondern will be all over the field in 2018  Santa Maria Times

Avery Fondern will be all over the field for the Warriors, playing in running back, wide out and in the defensive backfield. How has he been preparing for the ...



Kyle Wilson, former Righetti and Cal Poly baseball player, dies at 36  Santa Maria Times

UPDATE: This story has been corrected to reflect Mr. Wilson's cause of death as unconfirmed at this time.



CIF Track: Booker twins power Righetti relay team  Santa Maria Times

Reann Booker and her identical twin, Rayann, had been running track together since the third grade.



Three High Schools in Santa Maria Valley Say Farewell to Class of 2018  Noozhawk

Santa Maria, Righetti and Pioneer Valley hosted staggered graduation ceremonies.



Righetti cruises into Mountain League boys water polo final  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti boys water polo team's best offense was a good defense Tuesday, and the Warriors cruised into another league championship game, the inaugural ...



Class of 2018: Career pathways leading graduates into 21st-century workforce  Santa Maria Times

For many in the Class of 2018, graduation will mark the beginning of a new journey — one outside the confines of northern Santa Barbara and southern San ...



Sportswire: Righetti Hall of Fame ceremony and dinner set for June 9  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti High School Athletic Department and Boosters have brought back their RHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner. The return of the ...



Photos: Ground breaking at the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District's $19.9 million career technical education site  Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria-area high school students, industry professionals and officials from the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District gathered Monday morning for ...



Righetti students, staff mark Día de Muertos holiday with performances, remembrances  Santa Maria Times

Friends, family members and others were remembered Thursday at Righetti High School during the annual Día de Muertos rally, a celebration of life for people ...



Sportswire: Righetti softball holding Christmas tree fundraiser, Santa Ynez looking for coaches  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti High School softball program is pre-selling Christmas trees from now until Nov. 7. The trees will be available for pick up at Righetti High School on ...



High School Football: League season set to begin  Santa Maria Times

The dress rehearsals for area high school football teams are over. League play will begin Friday night.



GALLERY: Righetti High School Homecoming | Lifestyles  Santa Maria Times

Students at Righetti High School showed up to cheer for their choices, and to hear who was named to the homecoming court during Friday's game against ...



High school students ask for updated graduation requirements during forum on educational equity  Santa Maria Times

Though the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District boasts a graduation rate higher than the state average, data provided by the California Department of ...



Football: Warriors roll to win over Saints to give Tony Payne first win as head coach  Santa Maria Times

The message from Righetti's first-year coach to his football team was clear: "You were good tonight. Be better next week."



Round Table banquet: Santa Maria, Righetti, Santa Ynez and Lompoc produce winners  Lompoc Record

The Northern Santa Barbara County Athletic Round Table announced its male and female Athlete of the Year and Scholar Athletes of the Year at its annual ...



Photos: Round Table Hall of Fame and Athlete of the Year banquet  Santa Maria Times

Northern Santa Barbara County Athletic Round Table female Athlete of the Year nominees are pictured. From left, Grace Rosa, of Allan Hancock College, Erin ...



Righetti High School mourns student's suicide | School Scene  Santa Maria Sun

A 14-year-old Ernest Righetti High School student killed herself on Nov. 1 at about 8 p.m., according to Lt. Kevin Huddle of the Santa Barbara County ...



Shirley Contreras: Important regional history dates in September  Santa Maria Times

Sept. 17, 1804: Mission Santa Inez was founded. Sept. 12, 1840: Gov. Juan Bautista Alvarado granted the 8,841.21 acres Casmalia Rancho to Antonio Olivera.



Week Two Previews: Garces Memorial-St. Joseph to be webcast live by SMT-TV  Santa Maria Times

Who: Bakersfield Garces Memorial (0-2) at St. Joseph (2-0).



2018 High School Football Preview: Valley Christian Academy plans a more balanced attack in 2018  Santa Maria Times

Season Outlook. In a season filled with change, Valley Christian Academy is the only local high school that isn't moving to a new section or league.



High School Rodeo: Fowler busy with County Fair and National Finals Rodeo  Santa Maria Times

Regan Fowler is an impressive and very busy young woman.



Mariachi Autlence, Righetti High School Ballet Folklórico to perform in summer concert finale  Santa Maria Times

A Mexican festival of music and dance, featuring the Central Coast's Mariachi Autlence and the Righetti High School Ballet Folklórico, will close the Arroyo ...



Righetti breaks ground for new 38-classroom building  Santa Maria Times

The Santa Maria Joint Union High School District witnessed the last 2004 bond measure project come to fruition Monday afternoon as board members and ...



Paul Righetti named Vaquero of the Year by Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum  Santa Maria Times

An individual who exemplifies the Vaquero lifestyle or is actively involved in the preservation of Vaquero heritage is selected each year as the “Honored ...



40 recruits graduate from Central Coast Law Enforcement Explorer Academy  Santa Maria Times

Eighteen-year-old Jose Blanco has always been inspired by those in law enforcement who serve and protect the community daily. One day, he hopes to join the ...



Righetti sophomore Claire Alford finishes with an 85 at CIF SCGA championships  Santa Maria Times

PASADENA — Righetti High School sophomore Claire Alford shot an 85 at the par 73 Brookside Golf and Country Club at the CIF SCGA SoCal Girls Regional ...



Boys Tennis: Warriors close perfect preseason with win over Conquistadores  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti Warriors improved their boys' tennis record to 3-0 with a 15-3 victory over the Cabrillo Conquistadores in their annual non-league, preseason match ...



Righetti graduate Sauer off to a fast start in second Minor League season  Santa Maria Times

As Matt Sauer's workload has increased, his productivity has improved.



Player of the Week: Solis, Guggia, Herrera, Vacca, Groshart, Bourbon and others up for Week One honor  Santa Maria Times

One of the big takeaways from this early season, at least for me, is the resurgence of football in the Santa Maria Valley.



Gutierrez says City Council needs a bold vision for Santa Maria's future  Santa Maria Times

Rejuvenating the downtown, advocating for a four-year university and promoting economic development are some of the ways attorney Rafael Gutierrez hopes ...



Righetti Student Kush Patel Wins Gates Scholarship | School Zone  Noozhawk

Righetti High School senior Kush Patel was recently selected as a Gates Scholar, making him one in 300 of more than 28,700 applicants nationwide. Patel will ...



Warriors make it 4 for 4: Righetti's Isaiah Gayfield voted Player of the Week  Santa Maria Times

Wow. Y'all voted nearly 3,000 times last week. About 1,250 of those were for one player. Righetti made it 4 for 4 on Player of the Week votes, with running back ...



Boys Tennis: Knights double up on Warriors  Santa Maria Times

The St. Joseph Knights rode a strong performance from their doubles teams to a 12-6 victory over the Righetti Warriors in a PAC 8 League boys tennis match ...



Chords of Compassion: Students strike up the bands for premiere benefit concert in Rotary Centennial Park  Santa Maria Times

Saturday marked the first Chords of Compassion live concert at Rotary Centennial Park in Santa Maria, where several bands from local junior high and high ...



Warrior Goat Program Gives Special-Needs High School Students an Animal Spirit  Noozhawk

Started 4 years ago at Righetti High, student-run nonprofit organization introduces animal husbandry opportunities while developing social skills.



William Robert McDaniel  Santa Maria Times

William Robert McDaniel, long-time math teacher at Righetti High School, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 4, 2018 at the home he shared in ...



Football: Righetti, Pioneer Valley gear up for the Battle for the Helmet  Santa Maria Times

This edition of the crosstown, Battle for the Helmet football rivalry will have an element it hasn't had before.



Non-stop action in NFL Flag Football  Santa Maria Times

The action never stops. For five to six hours every Saturday morning and early afternoon, it's game after game – two games at a time non-stop – with kids running ...



Guadalupe City Council candidate Liliana Cardenas aims to put the city's financial health first  Santa Maria Times

If elected to the Guadalupe City Council, Liliana Cardenas hopes to assist the city to raise more revenue and help local businesses operate more easily.



As livestock go to market, youths who raised them say 'goodbye'  Santa Maria Times

When Keeli Reshoft visited a local ranch in May to pick out a pig to raise for the Lompoc Valley 4-H and Santa Barbara County Fair, she was surrounded by.



Girls Basketball: Righetti hosts Downey in CIF-SS Division 2A semifinals  Santa Maria Times

The Righetti Warriors face their toughest test of the season Saturday night when they host the Downey Vikings in the CIF Southern Section Division 2A girls ...



Elks name Rick Haydon citizen of the year; scholarships, honors given to local high school students  Santa Maria Times

Former Santa Maria City Manager Rick Haydon was named Santa Maria Elks Lodge citizen of the year Wednesday night during a dinner gala at the lodge.



Righetti High School celebrates Dia de los Muertos with annual ceremony  Santa Maria Times

Equipped with tissue paper flowers, colorful student-drawn Mexican-style tiles and a homemade Dia de los Muertos banner, students at Righetti High School on ...



Salute to Teachers: Desiree Hitch Loves Teaching, Coaching Righetti High's Girls Basketball Team  Noozhawk

[Noozhawk's note: Part of a series on the teachers who will be honored Oct. 28 at A Salute to Teachers, presented by Cox and the Santa Barbara County ...



Santa Maria students, industry leaders connect during second Collaboration Dinner  Santa Maria Times

More than 140 high school and community college students packed the Radisson Hotel for Santa Maria Joint Union High School District's second Santa Maria ...



Orcutt Community Theater goes 'Into the Woods' with entertaining, moving production  Santa Maria Times

Way out in the woods -- well, out in Orcutt -- the new Orcutt Community Theater company is emerging.



High School games brings friendly competition to North County special education students  Santa Maria Times

More than 180 special education students from northern Santa Barbara County high schools gathered at Santa Maria High School's Dave Boyd Field on ...



Raymond Acosta hopes to be an advocate for taxpayers if elected to City Council  Santa Maria Times

If elected to the Santa Maria City Council, grocery store manager Raymond Acosta hopes to advocate for reduced city spending and lower taxes.



Yankee warrior: Righetti High School graduate Matt Sauer was drafted by the New York Yankees, setting him on the path to the majors | Cover Story  Santa Maria Sun

Matt Sauer seems to be adjusting well to his new life in Florida. The Ernest Righetti High School graduate sounded *content* and sure of his path during...



GALLERY: More than 450 Warriors graduate from Righetti | News  Santa Maria Times

The 464 Warriors of the 2017 graduating class of Righetti High School were sent off into the world as adults Thursday morning, with the reminder to take a piece ...



VIDEO: Jaden LyBurtus signs with Sacramento State | High School  Santa Maria Times

Righetti baseball player Jaden LyBurtus signed a National Letter of Intent on Thursday, in a ceremony held at Righetti High School.



Santa Maria attorney kicks off campaign for 4th District City Council seat  Santa Maria Times

Santa Maria attorney Rafael Gutierrez on Friday declared his candidacy for the 4th District seat on the Santa Maria City Council, saying he believed the city ...



Santa Barbara County NFL Flag Football League | Youth Sports  Lompoc Record

The season for the Santa Barbara County NFL Flag Football League, a program for boys and girls from the ages of 5 to 17, will run from July 7 to.



Santa Maria Open tennis tournament coming up  Santa Maria Times

The annual Santa Maria Open tennis tournament is coming up over the Labor Day weekend. A record number of top players from across the country is expected ...



County Lines: Righetti student dies by suicide; Rain predicted through Tuesday night  Santa Maria Times

A 14-year-old Righetti High School student killed herself Wednesday night, according to Santa Maria Joint Union High School District officials. Righetti staff ...



Couple with special needs nominated homecoming royalty at Righetti  Santa Maria Times

Behind the nomination of two homecoming court candidates at Righetti High School is the story of true love, friendship and a proclamation that differences ...



Righetti High School freshman reportedly commits suicide; district offering counseling  Santa Maria Times

A Righetti High School freshman reportedly committed suicide Wednesday night, according to Santa Maria Joint Union High School District officials.



Football Preview Roundup: Pioneer Valley, St. Joseph to renew crosstown rivalry in Week One  Santa Maria Times

Facing a St. Joseph team with a successful game under its belt puts Pioneer Valley at an immediate disadvantage. The longer they can hang around, the more ...



Righetti's pool renaming announced at boys' water polo alumni game  Santa Maria Times

Righetti High School's pool was swimming with the current boys' water polo team and its alumni on Saturday afternoon, and a special announcement was made ...



Heartfelt tribute: Righetti High School's monthly magazine releases special issue in memory of chemistry teacher John Rucker | Art  Santa Maria Sun

John Rucker, chemistry teacher at Righetti High School for 21 years, passed away on Jan. 4 near the end of Righetti's winter break. On the first...



Santa Maria attorney announces candidacy for 4th District City Council seat  Santa Maria Times

Challenging incumbent Councilwoman Etta Waterfield, attorney Rafael Gutierrez will declare his candidacy for the Santa Maria City Council's 4th District seat ...



Righetti football runs wild, picks off the Saints in 22-point rout  Santa Maria Times

Righetti trusted five players to carry the football against Santa Maria, but it was Damien Robles – one of its smallest options at 5-foot-5 – who wore down the ...



Righetti High School's film festival hits 20-year mark | Art  Santa Maria Sun

It's a bold move for any 18-year-old to talk about rape culture in their high school, but Gabby Hendrickson isn't fazed by anyone's ...



Righetti FFA celebrates another year of success  Santa Maria Times

Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live and living to serve is the motto that the Righetti High School chapter of the Future Farmers of America live by.



Righetti student remembered as caring, motivated  Lompoc Record

Breanna Rodriguez was an outstanding student, a class leader and homecoming princess at Righetti High School, well known for baking scrumptious brownies, ...



GALLERY: Righetti Graduation | Class Of 2016 | lompocrecord.com  Lompoc Record

When the senior class of Ernest Righetti High School went to sleep on Wednesday night, they knew that when they woke up on Thursday it would be the first ...



Michael Lee Sapp  Santa Maria Times

Michael Lee Sapp, 72, passed away on July 24th, 2018 of a sudden illness at his home in Orcutt, CA.



They did it: Kaitlyn and Brian are Righetti's homecoming queen and king  Santa Maria Times

Dreams came true Friday night at Righetti High School for Brian Will and Kaitlyn Sabedra, who won the crowns of homecoming king and queen.



Santa Maria students unite to take on gun violence in schools | School Scene  Santa Maria Sun

It was still spring break for local high school students on the morning of April 5, and while many kids were probably sleeping through one of their la...



Righetti's girls hit the mark from all over the floor, win 19th straight league game  Santa Maria Times

Righetti's girls basketball team is racking up points in big numbers, and the Warriors are making shots from all over the front court.



Construction projects aim to improve 'student experience' at Santa Maria high schools  Santa Maria Times

With bond projects funded in 2000 and 2004 nearing completion, the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District has begun to shift its focus to an ambitious ...



Santa Maria High School District breaks ground on long-awaited CTE Center and Ag Farm | News  Santa Maria Sun

Shovels in hand, students donning corduroy Future Farmers of America jackets and hard hats giggled as they simultaneously dug into the freshly graded ground ...



High School Rodeo: Fowler, Usher have top-10 finishes at National Finals  Santa Maria Times

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Regan Fowler and Ethan Usher finished in the Top 10 in their events at the 2018 National High Schools Finals Rodeo (NHSFR).



Football | Warriors defeat Aztecs  Soledad Bee

Photo by Arnold Bernal Angel Olivas (#15) of the Soledad Aztec football tries to get way from the Righetti Warrior defense. Olivas scored a touchdown in the ...



Local icon Ernest Righetti II dies at 75  Santa Maria Times

Longtime Santa Maria cattle rancher Ernest Righetti II was remembered Tuesday by friends and family as a kind, well-respected cowboy who barbecued a ...



2017 High School Football Preview: Righetti Warriors intent on turning the corner in 2017  Santa Ynez Valley News

The Warriors were young last year. And they played like it.



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