Solvang, CA


Felony and misdemeanor arrests, calls for service down in Solvang

Solvang Police Chief Mark Valencia on Monday provided the City Council year-to-date crime statistics that showed some crime in steep decline from the previous year. Law enforcement officers have made 27 felony arrests within city limits in 2022, down from 46 to this point in 2021. Calls for service dropped from 4,885 at this point last year to 3,799 so far this year. And misdemeanor arrests within the city were down from 144 to 76 so far this year.

Kayla Day visits Montessori Center School to talk with students

GOLETA, Calif. - Kayla Day loved going to Montessori Center School when she was little and she was just as excited to return to campus as a 24-year old pro tennis player. Day spoke to the kids about her journey that has taken her all over the world to compete in tennis.

Lompoc holiday parade proceeds despite rain

While some local area holiday parades have been postponed, such as Goleta's Santa Cruz Market parade, Lompoc officials have confirmed that their holiday parade is still on. The post Lompoc holiday parade proceeds despite rain appeared first on News Channel 3-12.

Closure of State Route 246 planned Saturday for Julefest Parade

The public will encounter road closures on State Route 246 in Solvang on Saturday, Dec. 3 during the town's annual Julefest parade. State Route 246 on Mission Drive will be closed to through traffic from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. from 5th Street to Pine Street. Signage will be in...
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Santa Maria Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

The Santa Maria Police Department remains committed to transparency. After carefully evaluating any effect the release may have on the integrity of the investigation and the degree of community interest in the incident, we have created a critical incident community briefing video to share with our community members. WARNING: The...