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Lompoc

Library partners with NASA for new educational resources

The Lompoc Public Library has been selected to participate in a collaboration with the NASA Library Initiative For Teachers and Students (LIFTS) program, which a city spokesperson said will enable the library to expand its participation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education, and provide access to unique NASA resources.

Thanks to the new partnership, the Lompoc Library has already been sent NASA aeronautical books, NASA educational guides, and links to download NASA e-books, along with other online resources for educators.

The library’s NASA books and educational guides can be located by searching the library’s online catalog at www.blackgold.org, and typing in “NASA Education Guide Collection.” This search will bring up a list of all of the titles available at the library.

The city announced the partnership Tuesday.

For more information, call the Lompoc Library at 875-8775.

Santa Maria

City landfill to be closed next weekend

The Santa Maria Regional Landfill will be closed to the public Saturday and Sept. 24 to make repairs to access roads.

Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc., under contract with the city of Santa Maria, will remove existing traffic striping and place a slurry seal on the roads.

Re-establishing the striping will occur at a future date and will not impact the traveling public.

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For more information, call the Utilities Department at 925-0951, ext. 7270. Hours are 7 a.m. to 4 pm. Monday through Friday.

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