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Lompoc

(lŏm`pōk), city (1990 pop. 37,649), Santa Barbara co., S Calif., in an oil and agricultural area; inc. 1888. It has a huge flower-seed industry and two large diatomaceous earth mines. Petroleum and food are processed in the city, and there is light manufacturing. Nearby is La Purisima Mission (1791), a state historic monument. Vandenberg Air Force BaseVandenberg Air Force Base,
U.S. military installation, 3,456 acres (1,399 hectares), SW Calif., near Lompoc; chief Pacific coast launch site for military satellites. Commercial satellites are launched from the base as well, and it is also a site for test-firing intercontinental
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 is to the west.
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Bank of the Sierra said the acquisition expands its footprint in Santa Barbara County and provide financial services to the residents and businesses of the Lompoc area.
Bank of the Sierra, the banking subsidiary of Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR), has said that it has signed an agreement with Community Bank of Santa Maria, the subsidiary of Community Bancorp of Santa Maria (OTC:CYSM), to acquire nearly USD35m in deposits and certain assets of a branch of Community Bank of Santa Maria located in Lompoc, California.
Crews from both Santa Barbara County Fire and Lompoc City Fire were dispatched to fight the flames, according to the (http://lompocrecord.
They were recently voted favorite pizza in the Lompoc Record reader's poll.
Two low-intervention wineries focused on Pinot Noir and Rhone varietal wines have partnered up in a converted industrial location down the road from the sewage treatment plant in Lompoc, Calif.
Floating on a bed of fog above Lompoc is a face--with cheeks puffed and lips pursed--blowing for all it's worth.
Situated near the coastline north of Santa Barbara, Lompoc experiences warm Californian weather, but with a San Francisco fog that drives people indoors.
The Lompoc Record reports that Granite actually receives no tax breaks on the land, since it is not in active agricultural use, but it is subject to the act's restrictions.
Since Lompoc was officially a youth facility, most of the inmates were under 25, with the majority in their late teens and early 20s.
CALIFORNIA Duane Solomon, MID/DIS Cabrillo HS Lompoc
The action was part of a 600-mile California Prison Dharma Walk that began on February 1 in Oakland and ended March 4 in Lompoc.
And adding to its newspaper holdings, Pulitzer has purchased the Lompoc Record, a small-town afternoon daily in the town of Lompoc, Calif.