Janene Scully, The Tribune

Janene Scully

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Lompoc, CA, United States

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Past articles by Janene:

Proposed new Oceano Dunes entrance worries City Council members

A California State Parks proposal to open a southern entrance to the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area is worrying Guadalupe City Council members, who are concerned about traffic impacts. → Read More

Suspect identified in Santa Maria mobile home shooting, fire

Police have identified the suspect in the Santa Maria, California, shooting and residential structure fire, according to authorities. Police also released the likely names of the other three victims and a possible cause. → Read More

Death toll in Santa Maria mobile home shooting rises to five, two victims identified

The death toll in the Santa Maria, California, shooting and residential structure fire has risen to five, according to authorities. Police also released the names of the two men shot to death. → Read More

2 people found dead, structure fire reported at Santa Maria mobile home park

Two people were found dead at a Santa Maria, California, mobile home park as firefighters fought a structure fire Friday, city police said. One residence at Casa Grande Estates on Taylor Street was burning. → Read More

Motorcyclist killed after collision with big rig north of Santa Maria

A motorcyclist collided with a big rig truck Saturday afternoon on North Broadway near Preisker Lane and Highway 101 north of Santa Maria, California, and was pronounced dead at the scene. → Read More

Police believe Central Coast father killed his 26-day-old baby girl

A father from Lompoc, California, has been arrested on suspicion of homicide in connection with the May 19 death of his baby girl, police announced Friday night. → Read More

Inmate walks away from Lompoc Federal Prison camp

An inmate from the Lompoc federal prison camp was discovered missing Friday night. At approximately 10:25 p.m., inmate Heriberto Gonzalez, 55, was found to have walked away from the low-security complex. → Read More

Oceano man suspected in antique shop thefts

An Oceano, California, man was arrested on suspicion of stealing from antique shops, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. He was suspected in the burglary of an Orcutt antique mall. → Read More

Police investigating Guadalupe suspicious death, shooting incident

Law enforcement are investigating a shooting and suspicious death in Guadalupe, California, in Santa Barbara County. The incident occurred on the 700 block of Olivera Street. → Read More

‘Part of the military family’: Vandenberg crew remembers two men killed in Orcutt crash

Ground workers at Vandenberg Air Force Base remember co-workers Rickie “Rick” Motley and Jesse Glyuas after they were killed Thursday when a big-rig truck slammed into their car in Orcutt, California. → Read More

2 killed, multiple people injured in big rig crash on Highway 135 in Orcutt

Two people were killed and as many as eight were injured in a multiple-car crash in Orcutt, California, that involved a big rig on Highway 135 and Union Valley Parkway, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said. → Read More

Orcutt man sentenced for killing of Santa Maria father of two

A Santa Maria Superior Court judge on Friday agreed that the killing of a father of two in Old Town Orcutt was a senseless crime and sentenced Jonathan Highley to 54 years to life in state prison. → Read More

SpaceX rocket launch now planned for Friday

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launch, which has been delayed twice, is now planned for Friday. The rocket will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County, California. → Read More

When will the Delta IV rocket launch from Vandenberg? There’s no set date

A new launch date for the Delta IV Heavy rocket set to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County, California has not been set. The rocket launch has been delayed multiple times. → Read More

SpaceX rocket launch planned for Tuesday delayed

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launch planned for Tuesday has been delayed. The rocket will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County, California. → Read More

Firefighters battle commercial structure fire in Santa Maria

A commercial structure fire broke out in Santa Maria, California, on Thursday morning, in the building that houses Sergio’s Furniture and is adjacent to Shaw’s Restaurant. → Read More

Santa Barbara County firefighters get major upgrade with new Blackhawk helicopter

Santa Barbara County, CA, is buying a gently used Blackhawk helicopter to fight fires and conduct rescues as it modernizes its Air Support Unit fleet of Vietnam War-era aircraft. → Read More

Orcutt homicide victims had ties to the Five Cities area

Two of the victims killed in a triple homicide stabbing and beating in Orcutt, California, had ties to the Five Cities area in San Luis Obispo County. Carlos Echavarria and Melanie McNabb were in a relationship. → Read More

3 dead in Orcutt homicide; suspected killer fatally shot by deputies

Three people were found dead and the suspected killer was shot by Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies Friday night at a house in Oakhill Estates in southern Orcutt, officials said. → Read More

Santa Maria Kmart is one of 86 locations scheduled to close

The Santa Maria, California, Kmart store on Santa Maria Way is one of 86 locations that will close by March 2019 due to Sears Holding Corporation Chapter 11 bankruptcy. A Santa Barbara Sears \will close in February. → Read More