Riverbed Path to shut June 1 to 7 for upkeep
The Santa Maria Riverbed Path and Tom Urbanske Multipurpose Path shall be closed to the general public from June 1 to 7 for upkeep of the levee slopes, a metropolis spokesman stated Monday.
Upkeep work will stop on the June 5 to six weekend to attenuate any impacts to the group, however entry factors to the paths shall be closed off in any respect different occasions, in accordance with spokesman Mark van de Kamp.
The Tom Urbanske Multipurpose Path, previously often called the Santa Maria Levee Path, was renamed in 2016 to honor the previous educator, metropolis council member and county supervisor recognized for his efforts on a number of nonprofits and commissions to enhance the standard of life in North County, van de Kamp stated.
For extra info, contact the Recreation and Parks Division at 805-925-0951, ext. 2260.
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Fireplace crews extinguish boiler fireplace at Greka oil facility
A boiler fireplace on the Greka crude oil processing plant close to Santa Maria was rapidly contained after fireplace crews responded to the incident Monday.
The hearth broke out shortly after 9 a.m. on the plant within the 1600 block of Sinton Highway, roughly 3 miles west of Santa Maria, in accordance with Santa Barbara County Fireplace Capt. Daniel Bertucelli.
Firefighters situated the boiler from which flames had been reportedly erupting, in accordance with Bertucelli, who added that the constructing was evacuated.
Firefighters had been in a position to shut valves that fed gasoline to the boiler and remoted the blaze, in accordance with Bertucelli. No accidents had been reported.
Crews remained on scene after the hearth, and an oil and gasoline investigator was working to find out the reason for the hearth, in accordance with Bertucelli.
Items from each the Santa Barbara County and Santa Maria fireplace departments responded.
1 driver arrested, 4 cited at DUI checkpoint on East Foremost Road
One driver was arrested on suspicion of driving beneath the affect and 4 had been cited for car violations at a Santa Maria Police DUI checkpoint on East Foremost Road from Friday evening to Saturday morning.
The checkpoint was held within the 500 block of East Foremost Road between 6 p.m. Friday and three a.m. Saturday. Violations for the 4 drivers who had been cited included driving an unlicensed car or with a suspended/revoked license, in accordance with Michael McGehee, a Santa Maria Police site visitors sergeant.
A complete of 196 automobiles handed by means of the checkpoint.
Historical past of crashes and DUI arrests decide Santa Maria Police checkpoint places, and their main function is to not arrest or cite folks however to advertise public security by deterring motorists from driving impaired, in accordance with McGehee.
Funding for the checkpoint was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security through the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.
A future Santa Maria DUI/driver’s license checkpoint shall be held elsewhere within the metropolis within the coming months, though a precise location wasn’t given, in accordance with McGehee.
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
Helicopters to fly low for emergency drill
Pacific Gasoline and Electrical Co. stated it’ll function low-flying helicopters east of Nipomo and within the Huasna space at this time and once more Friday as a part of an emergency preparedness drill.
Helicopters shall be flying low throughout sunlight hours at this time in preparation for the drill and through sunlight hours Friday when the precise drill takes place in Tier 2 and Tier 3 fireplace areas, a PG&E spokeswoman stated.
The drill will check the utility’s preparedness for a public security energy shut-off, when the utility deliberately cuts electrical service to sure areas when wildfire hazard is excessive, notably in periods of sturdy winds, low humidity and excessive warmth.
The spokeswoman stated electrical service is not going to be deliberately reduce off in the course of the drill.
Rec and Parks affords yoga hike at Los Flores Ranch in June
Native yoga fanatics are invited to a summer time yoga hike at Los Flores Ranch Park on June 5 hosted by the Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Division, a metropolis spokesman stated.
The 2-hour exercise is open to group members 10 years and older, and begins 9:30 a.m. within the customer parking zone at 6271 Dominion Highway, in accordance with spokesman Mark van de Kamp.
Attendees will get to take pleasure in the great thing about Los Flores Ranch throughout a moderate-level 3-mile hike and yoga session with an authorized teacher.
A $10 preregistration charge is required for every participant who indicators up at cityofsantamaria.org/register. House is restricted.
Attendees are advisable to deliver water, sunscreen and a packable yoga mat, van de Kamp stated.
For extra details about the exercise, contact the Recreation and Parks Division at 805-925-0951, ext. 2260.
A full listing of hikes and different outside actions in Santa Maria is offered on the division Fb web page at facebook.com/losfloresranch.