Art, Harvest & Wine Make the Perfect Blend  For Fall Sojourn to Lompoc
Sep20

Art, Harvest & Wine Make the Perfect Blend For Fall Sojourn to Lompoc

Fall is a lovely time to discover a cornucopia of wineries as the weather turns crisp, from boutique tasting rooms in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto and Midtown Lompoc to beautiful estate vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills. Since the early days, Lompoc Valley’s tradition of growing grapes and making wine dates back to the Mission period, from approximately 1787-1835.  Lompoc’s La Purisima Mission had its own vineyard for the production of wines...

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Lompoc to Host Visitors in May for Mission to Mars
May04

Lompoc to Host Visitors in May for Mission to Mars

Lompoc, California is the place to be for the much anticipated NASA launch of the InSight on its Mission to Mars. The launch is slated for May 5 at 4 am* from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Space Launch Complex-3 on an Atlas V-401. This will be the first planetary spacecraft to launch from this west coast launch facility. “We are looking forward to supporting the first interplanetary launch from Vandenberg this May,” said Col. Michael...

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