A new grocery store, housing project for veterans, 40-acre cannabis operation and daytime satellite launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base all are on the horizon for Lompoc and its residents. 

Mayor Jenelle Osborne highlighted future developments and past accomplishments during her annual State of the City address on May 19. The one-hour address was presented in a virtual format and facilitated by Amber Wilson, president and CEO of the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce

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Aldi offers its own lines of produce at lower costs. In her State of the City address on May 19, Lompoc Mayor Jenelle Osborne announced the grocery story will share space at the former Vons property with Boot Barn.

Lisa André covers lifestyles and local news for Santa Ynez Valley News and Lompoc Record.