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November 21, 2017

The famed Moreton Bay Fig Tree was the inspiration for a mural at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Clara Valley Harvard Boulevard Clubhouse where history became intertwined with other Santa Paula centric themes. 

Right across from the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula (AMSP) on Sunday was a celebration for Hangar #1, dedicated in honor of a pilot who made the museum expansion possible by sharing his love of flying with others.

A Santa Paula man was arrested in Ventura Monday on suspicion of several drug and firearm charges after his vehicle was reported as being suspicious.

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The 2017 Santa Paula Farm Division Allstar team would like to thank the entire Santa Paula Fire Department for their generous donation to the young men for their Allstar sweatshirts . These young men will be heading to their very 1st Allstar game this Saturday June 3 at 9:30am at Montalvo Little League.

A plan for the old Ventura County fire station at 8th and Santa Barbara streets was presented to the City Council Monday. 

Santa Paula Rotary awarded $22,000 to a variety of outstanding students at the recent Scholarship Banquet where Santa Paula High School graduate students were celebrated.

The pilot killed Thursday in the hills east of Solimar Beach was a well-known figure at Santa Paula Airport where he kept his plane.The pilot killed Thursday in the hills east of Solimar Beach was a well-known figure at Santa Paula Airport where he kept his plane.

A fire that could have been caused by a welding operation burned the north area of the Santa Clara River bank behind the 600 block of Santa Maria Street off of South Palm Avenue Saturday afternoon.

Santa Paula Police are searching for an additional suspect involved in an early Saturday morning shooting that left two men and a teenage girl wounded.

A Santa Paula woman is out on bail after allegedly being involved in a road rage incident Friday near Fillmore.

Santa Paula High School Senior Larry Renteria was awarded a prestigious “Service Above Self” special award by the Rotary Club of Santa Paula. The award included $1,000 for Renteria to use towards his university expenses. Renteria is the current President of the Interact, the Rotary Club at the SPHS, which he has been involved in his entire tenure at SPHS. Renteria also attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA). He will attend UC Berkeley in the fall. On hand to offer congratulations to Renteria (center) were Rotary Club President Carlos Juarez and Interact Club Advisor Tasha Wisniewski.

Another arrest has been made in a drug trafficking ring allegedly being run out of a Santa Paula automotive business.

Ventura College Lead Faculty, Architecture, Ralph Fernandez was honored by VC Innovates as a 2017 VC Innovates Pathfinder of the Year honoree for his role in support of Career and Technical Education.  Fernandez was one of 25 recognized at the organization’s annual award luncheon recently held at the Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo, CA. This esteemed local recognition celebrates talented leaders in education, business and community service who have made significant contributions in building pathways to employment for Ventura County students. 

Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a Santa Paula woman with vehicular manslaughter in last year’s Highway 126 traffic death of emergency medical technician Christopher Ronald Parry.

Although initially a part-time employee, Sigrid Wong wouldn’t go home until the job was done and as executive coordinator of the Santa Clara Valley Hospice-Home Support Group (SCVH-HSG) there were plenty of times the board suspected she was working many more hours than she admitted to.

Checkmate: Ruben Zaragoza of Recology (right) presented a $2,000 check to July 4th Fireworks Spectacular Committee Co-Chair Al Guilin (middle) while Rotary Club President Carlos Juarez looked on at a recent Rotary meeting. The club acts as the fiscal agent for the annual free Fireworks Spectacular held at Harding Park and visible throughout most of the city. Donations can be mailed to Rotary, PO Box 809, Santa Paula, CA 93061 — be sure to specify that the donation is for the Fireworks Spectacular — or dropped into any donation can on merchant counters throughout Santa Paula. 

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