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Santa Barbara,Santa Maria, and San Luis Obispo: A Coastal Cruise for the "Best BBQ"

Santa Barbara is the county seat of Santa Barbara County, California. Situated on a south-facing section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city lies between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Santa Barbara's climate is often described as Mediterranean, and the city has been promoted as the "American Riviera".  As of the census of 2010, the city had a population of 88,410, a loss of 1,190 from the previous census, making it the second most populous city in the county after Santa Maria.

Santa Maria is a city on the California Central Coast in Santa Barbara County. It is approximately 120 miles (190 km) northwest of Los Angeles(city limits). Its estimated 2014 population was 103,410, making it the most populous city in the county and the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area. The city is notable for its wine industry and Santa Maria-style barbecue. Sunset Magazine called Santa Maria "The West’s Best BBQ Town”.

San Luis Obispo (Spanish for St. Louis, the Bishop [of Toulouse]) is an affluent city in the U.S. state of California, located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast. Founded in 1772 by Spanish Franciscan Junípero Serra, San Luis Obispo is one of California's oldest communities. The city, locally referred to as San Luis, SLO, or SLO Town is the county seat of San Luis Obispo County and is adjacent to California Polytechnic State University. The population was 45,119 at the 2010 census. The population of San Luis Obispo County was 269,637 in 2010. To get up-to-date road information, go to the California DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in the Santa Barbara area, go to

The Major interstates and freeways of Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and San Luis Obispo:

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San Luis Obispo

Here is information on the most recent accidents in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo Area:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo region, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, or San Luis Obispo accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the region:

Grief support information for accident victims in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on grief support organizations in Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo area.

Legal information for accident victims

When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, or San Luis Obispo many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, or San Luis Obispo injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo personal injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Santa Barbara - Santa Maria - San Luis Obispo wrongful death lawyer in the area will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Santa Barbara accident attorney in the region can do to help.


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