The Santa Maria Public Airport District Board of Directors selected its representatives to local and regional committees last week with a few changes from 2011. Don Lahr, who was chosen by the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors to replace the late Ted Eckert on the airport board, will serve on the Marketing and Promotions […]

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Pavement will be on the agenda for the Santa Maria Public Airport Board of Directors when it meets at 7:00 p.m. tonight at the Airport Administration building. While construction crews have begun paving the 1,700-foot extension to the main runway, the board will discuss whether or not to award a contract for parking lot repaving […]

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The paving work to lengthen the Santa Maria Public Airport’s main runway is about to take off. John Smith, project manager with Tartaglia Engineering, said the pavement, which should begin being laid on Monday, is the icing of a 1,700-foot long, 150-foot wide, 55-inch thick layer cake. Crews from Granite Construction, the general contractor on […]

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  U.S. Navy Corpsman David Oliver get a big welcome Dec. 8 from Dover, official mascot for Welcome Home Troops, a Central Coast group that welcomes service members returning from deployment.  Jo Hartman of Orcutt, center, and her therapy dog were at the Santa Maria Public Airport to welcome Oliver home after his tour in […]

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