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Santa Paula Times
Glen City School�s Literacy Center opens universe of learningTen-year-old Glen City Elementary School fifth-grader Daniel Hernandez has one
Glen City School�s Literacy Center opens universe of learning
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Ten-year-old Glen City Elementary School fifth-grader Daniel Hernandez has one word for his alma mater�s brand-new Literacy Center: �Awesome.� Daniel, his 6-year-old brother, Joseph Hernandez, and his mom, Glen City PTA President Kassandra... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Firefighters knock down suspicious fire that heavily damages homeA South Olive Street home was badly damaged Sunday afternoon in a blaze deemed
Firefighters knock down suspicious fire that heavily damages home
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
A South Olive Street home was badly damaged Sunday afternoon in a blaze deemed suspicious that drew firefighters from throughout Ventura County. The February 7 Super Bowl Sunday fire in the 100 block of South Olive Street was reported just after 1... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Fillmore gang member arrested on suspicion of Circle K robberySanta Paula Police investigated and found that the surveillance camera had caug
Fillmore gang member arrested on suspicion of Circle K robbery
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Santa Paula Police investigated and found that the surveillance camera had caught the entire incident on tape, including video of the gunman with and without the bandana covering his face. Screen captures from the surveillance tape were circulated... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Pyrotechnic party: Donations sought for July 4th Fireworks Spectacular!Letters have been sent to supporters asking for donations and brightly decorate
Pyrotechnic party: Donations sought for July 4th Fireworks Spectacular!
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Letters have been sent to supporters asking for donations and brightly decorated Red, White & Blue collection cans will soon be displayed on merchants� counters where people can also make a contributions. �We appreciate the urgency, if you will�and... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Cats, famous for nine lives, escape from new city licensing programCats, famous for having nine lives, escaped again after the City Council voted
Cats, famous for nine lives, escape from new city licensing program
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Cats, famous for having nine lives, escaped again after the City Council voted to exclude felines from the licensing portion of a new spay and neutering ordinance narrowly approved Monday evening. Licensing cats has been an issue in the proposed... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
SPFD: Palm trees catch fire in Kmart parking lot, cause under investigationSanta Paula Fire put out a blaze in a grove of palm trees early Saturday mornin
SPFD: Palm trees catch fire in Kmart parking lot, cause under investigation
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Santa Paula Fire put out a blaze in a grove of palm trees early Saturday morning, a fire outside a local department store that a SPFD spokesman said the cause of which is still being investigated. According to SPFD Captain John Harber, the blaze was... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Council to address SPARC increase, annual audit, bid for WWTP servicesAppointing youth members to the Recreation Commission, reviewing the annual aud
Council to address SPARC increase, annual audit, bid for WWTP services
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Appointing youth members to the Recreation Commission, reviewing the annual audit of financial reports, raising rates paid to SPARC and taking possible aim at the controversial Highway 126 Caltrans project is on the agenda for Tuesday�s City Council... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Moran: Magana to stand trial for two murders, special circumstancesAfter an all day hearing that featured allegations of murder against a witness
Moran: Magana to stand trial for two murders, special circumstances
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
After an all day hearing that featured allegations of murder against a witness and sobs from family members of a slain Santa Paula woman, a Superior Court Judge ordered a 20-year-old gang member to stand trial for the 2014 death of his pregnant... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
SCWW: Two employees want $27M in claim filed against VC DA, SheriffTwo defendants awaiting trial in the Santa Clara Waste Water-Green Compass expl
SCWW: Two employees want $27M in claim filed against VC DA, Sheriff
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Two defendants awaiting trial in the Santa Clara Waste Water-Green Compass explosions and fire case have filed a $27 million civil rights claim against Ventura County, alleging deliberate misconduct by District Attorney and Sheriff personnel. The... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Three from SPUSD selected as 2016 Administrators of the YearThree individuals from the Santa Paula Unified School District have been select
Three from SPUSD selected as 2016 Administrators of the Year
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Three individuals from the Santa Paula Unified School District have been selected as Administrators of the Year for 2016 by the Association of California School Administrators�the largest umbrella organization for school leaders in the United States.... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
April eyed for launch of residents quarterly sewer rebate programInstead of groaning Santa Paula residents will soon be smiling when they open t
April eyed for launch of residents quarterly sewer rebate program
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Instead of groaning Santa Paula residents will soon be smiling when they open their sewer bill and see they are receiving a quarterly rebate on their base sewer fee, a program expected to begin in April. The City Council was updated about the... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Blanchard Library: Switched On MusicHosted by the Blanchard Library, Ted Lucas of CSUCI presented the evolution of
Blanchard Library: Switched On Music
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Hosted by the Blanchard Library, Ted Lucas of CSUCI presented the evolution of music notation, production and composition on January 26, 2016. From armies of copyists to a massive analogue sound machine leading to a small digital computer, music... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Grand Opening of the Corner CottageThe Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Martin Hernandez, and many friends a
Grand Opening of the Corner Cottage
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
The Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Martin Hernandez, and many friends and family members celebrated the grand opening of Corner Cottage on January 15th. Owner Sarah Gonzales has happily opened her doors and is stocking high quality gifts for... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Teenagers arrested on suspicion of robbery, assault with a deadly weaponTwo Santa Paula teenagers � one that had been released from jail just the day b
Teenagers arrested on suspicion of robbery, assault with a deadly weapon
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Two Santa Paula teenagers � one that had been released from jail just the day before � were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon related to an incident that occurred Monday. According to Santa Paula Police Sgt.... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
VCTC: Unmet Needs Assessment also address agency�s funding needsThe only thing for sure at last week�s Ventura County Transportation Commission
VCTC: Unmet Needs Assessment also address agency�s funding needs
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
The only thing for sure at last week�s Ventura County Transportation Commission�s (VCTC) Unmet Needs Assessment is that VCTC needs money to help cure countywide transportation woes, funding the agency is hoping to garner through a sales tax... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Council asked to consider transfer of Oil Museum to new foundation�Then, two years ago RDA stopped,� when the state of California discontinued th
Council asked to consider transfer of Oil Museum to new foundation
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
�Then, two years ago RDA stopped,� when the state of California discontinued the program.� Orcutt said meetings with Henderson and others started at about the same time to ensure the museum would continue to operate. The foundation has received its... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Caltrans: Scoping shows Hwy 126 project more controversial than beforeSixty chairs were set up for Wednesday evening�s Caltrans Highway 126 Safety En
Caltrans: Scoping shows Hwy 126 project more controversial than before
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Sixty chairs were set up for Wednesday evening�s Caltrans Highway 126 Safety Enhancement scoping meeting but it soon became apparent more seating was needed for the crowd, including those that strongly objected to the long controversial... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
OCB Bancorp income up 142 percent in 2015OCB Bancorp, the parent company of Ojai Community Bank, increased its year-over
OCB Bancorp income up 142 percent in 2015
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted yesterday
OCB Bancorp, the parent company of Ojai Community Bank, increased its year-over-year net income by 142 percent in 2015. OCB Bancorp’s net income grew from $380,000 in 2014 to $921,000 in 2015, or 40 cents in earnings per share. Total loans... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Northview, West Covina seek CIF-SS girls wrestling titleNorthview and West Covina high schools have been the dominant girls wrestling t
Northview, West Covina seek CIF-SS girls wrestling title
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Northview and West Covina high schools have been the dominant girls wrestling teams in the CIF Southern Section the past few seasons and the two programs are expected to flex their muscles this weekend. They lead the area into this weekend’s CIF-SS... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Northview, West Covina seek CIF-SS girls wrestling titleNorthview and West Covina high schools have been the dominant girls wrestling t
Northview, West Covina seek CIF-SS girls wrestling title
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Northview and West Covina high schools have been the dominant girls wrestling teams in the CIF Southern Section the past few seasons and the two programs are expected to flex their muscles this weekend. They lead the area into this weekend’s CIF-SS... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula man ordered to stand trial for 2014 death of pregnant girlfriendA judge Wednesday ordered a 20-year-old man to stand trial for the 2014 death o
Santa Paula man ordered to stand trial for 2014 death of pregnant girlfriend
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
A judge Wednesday ordered a 20-year-old man to stand trial for the 2014 death of his pregnant girlfriend, but the Ventura County District Attorney's Office will not seek the death penalty in the case, officials said. Antonio Magana, of Santa Paula,... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsGOYA – VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD 7 p.m. This film offers a look at Francisco G
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
GOYA – VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD 7 p.m. This film offers a look at Francisco Goya’s works from the National Gallery in London, England. $13-15. Century RiverPark 16, 2766 Seaglass Way, Oxnard. For more information, visit... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Let's talk about SEXThe phrase “sex, drugs and rock and roll” once stood for a kind of rebellion ba
Let's talk about SEX
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
The phrase “sex, drugs and rock and roll” once stood for a kind of rebellion back in the l960s, but two-thirds of that phrase has been commercialized and largely deneutered of political meaning in our time. Rock and roll now is as likely to be heard... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
A taste of Jalisco in Santa PaulaTlaquepaque120 S. Mills Road Santa Paula 933-5535 $1.65-15 The Mexican stat
A taste of Jalisco in Santa Paula
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Tlaquepaque120 S. Mills Road Santa Paula 933-5535 $1.65-15 The Mexican state of Jalisco, with its agave fields, volcanoes, impressive lakes and dramatic coastline, is home to many of the traditions and characteristics that one associates with... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Proposed housing project on historic Santa Paula site draws oppositionDevelopers are proposing to build 53 new homes on the site of a historic reside
Proposed housing project on historic Santa Paula site draws opposition
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
Developers are proposing to build 53 new homes on the site of a historic residence in Santa Paula that once belonged to a founder of the Union Oil Co. and Limoneira. Santa Clarita-based Williams Home Inc. wants city permission to build the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
County offers nurses 11 percent raise, but no deal reachedVentura County officials say they've offered county nurses an average wage incr
County offers nurses 11 percent raise, but no deal reached
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
Ventura County officials say they've offered county nurses an average wage increase of more than 11 percent but have not yet reached a deal with the union. "We are at a standstill," said Kim Milstien, CEO of Ventura County Medical Center and Santa... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Kale, anyone? Santa Paula students sample healthy eatsStudents are helping other students make healthy food choices at Santa Paula Hi
Kale, anyone? Santa Paula students sample healthy eats
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
Students are helping other students make healthy food choices at Santa Paula High School. A Harvest of the Month program allows students to learn about healthy, locally grown food that can be easily incorporated into a daily diet, according to... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Alzheimer’s caregiver: ‘Are you happy, dear?’Delton Lee Johnson stroked his wife's cheek. He cooed to her. "Margaret, are y
Alzheimer’s caregiver: ‘Are you happy, dear?’
Ventura County Star / Posted 6 days ago
Delton Lee Johnson stroked his wife's cheek. He cooed to her. "Margaret, are you happy, dear?" he asked of the woman he married 58 years ago at a Methodist parsonage in Osage City, Kansas. She didn't answer. Margaret Johnson, once a partner, a... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Bennett leads in fundraising for supervisor seat, but Grau exceeds $82,000More than $200,000 has flowed into the race for the Ventura-based 1st District
Bennett leads in fundraising for supervisor seat, but Grau exceeds $82,000
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
More than $200,000 has flowed into the race for the Ventura-based 1st District seat on the Ventura County Board of Supervisors, with both the longtime incumbent and a first-time candidate showing significant levels of support. Steve Bennett, who is... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Father, son arrested on suspicion of home marijuana salesA series of tips to Santa Paula Police from citizens concerned that narcotic sa
Father, son arrested on suspicion of home marijuana sales
Santa Paula Times / Posted 8 days ago
A series of tips to Santa Paula Police from citizens concerned that narcotic sales could be taking place at a west side residence led to the arrest of a father and son Friday on suspicion of selling marijuana at the home. According to Sgt. Jeremy... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
VCAAA names Jannette Jauregui as public information officerThe Ventura County Area Agency on Aging has named Jannette Jauregui as public i
VCAAA names Jannette Jauregui as public information officer
Santa Paula Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging has named Jannette Jauregui as public information officer. Jauregui began her duties on January 4 at the Agency�s Ventura office. �A native of Santa Paula, Jauregui comes to the VCAAA with 15 years of... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
�Code grabbing� from remote controls still being used to steal carsA Santa Paulan wants to spread the word after his wife�s vehicle was stolen nea
�Code grabbing� from remote controls still being used to steal cars
Santa Paula Times / Posted 8 days ago
A Santa Paulan wants to spread the word after his wife�s vehicle was stolen near an East Main Street church using a sophisticated method commonly known as �code grabbing.�� To protect their privacy the identity of the couple won�t be revealed. The... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Area man arrested with knife, loaded handgun and methThe officer conducted a pat-down search for other weapons and located a loaded
Area man arrested with knife, loaded handgun and meth
Santa Paula Times / Posted 8 days ago
The officer conducted a pat-down search for other weapons and located a loaded .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun in the front pocket of Vargas�s sweatshirt.� Vargas was taken into custody without incident for suspicion of various weapons related... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Wild weather: Sunday not as wet as expected but it was windyIt wasn�t as wet as expected but it sure was windy Sunday leaving downed trees
Wild weather: Sunday not as wet as expected but it was windy
Santa Paula Times / Posted 8 days ago
It wasn�t as wet as expected but it sure was windy Sunday leaving downed trees throughout the region but little damage in Santa Paula. The strong Pacific storm was expected to bring up to 4 inches of rain in the mountains and 1 to 2 inches in the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Former Ojai Mayor and Ventura County Supervsior Ralph “Hoot” Bennett passes awayFormer Ojai mayor and Ventura County Supervisor Ralph "Hoot" Bennett passed awa
Former Ojai Mayor and Ventura County Supervsior Ralph “Hoot” Bennett passes away
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
Former Ojai mayor and Ventura County Supervisor Ralph "Hoot" Bennett passed away on Wednesday. He was 86. Bennett was a well-known figure in Ventura County, said John Flynn, a former Ventura County supervisor who served alongside Bennett on the... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A MustangThe growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa P
Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A Mustang
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 8 days ago
The growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa Paula man his dream car. But the reality is those defective airbags could cost someone their life. In our NewsChannel Three Tipline investigation, we show how millions of... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Northview, San Marino receive top seeds for CIF-SS wrestling dualsNorthview and San Marino high schools began the season as the top two wrestling
Northview, San Marino receive top seeds for CIF-SS wrestling duals
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Northview and San Marino high schools began the season as the top two wrestling programs in the area and each received top billing for Saturday’s CIF Southern Section dual championships. Both received top seeds in their respective divisions when... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Northview, San Marino receive top seeds for CIF-SS wrestling dualsNorthview and San Marino high schools began the season as the top two wrestling
Northview, San Marino receive top seeds for CIF-SS wrestling duals
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Northview and San Marino high schools began the season as the top two wrestling programs in the area and each received top billing for Saturday’s CIF Southern Section dual championships. Both received top seeds in their respective divisions when... Read more
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Ventura County Star
VCMC nurses say wages, turnover compromises careLeaders of a nurses union at Ventura County Medical Center say noncompetitive w
VCMC nurses say wages, turnover compromises care
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
Leaders of a nurses union at Ventura County Medical Center say noncompetitive wages spawned high infection rates and other patient safety issues by pushing experienced nurses to private hospitals. They cited Medicare fines over infections and other... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Mariachi opera about 1950s labor camp in Oxnard is a big hitA one-act mariachi opera that tells the story of an Oxnard labor camp in the 19
Mariachi opera about 1950s labor camp in Oxnard is a big hit
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
A one-act mariachi opera that tells the story of an Oxnard labor camp in the 1950s proved so popular at Oxnard College last month that two encore performances have been scheduled for Saturday — and one of those is already sold out. Tickets are still... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsCATHERINE CRIER PRESENTS “THE SUPREME COURT AND YOU” 7:30 p.m. Judge-turned-tel
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
CATHERINE CRIER PRESENTS “THE SUPREME COURT AND YOU” 7:30 p.m. Judge-turned-television journalist Catherine Crier will discuss the power of the Supreme Court and the role of politics. California Lutheran University’s Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Four Star Theater AwardsLocal theatre celebrated its own at the held at the High Street Arts Center in
Four Star Theater Awards
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Local theatre celebrated its own at the held at the High Street Arts Center in Moorpark on January 10. The gala event was hosted by the Four Star Theater Alliance, made up of Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, Conejo Players... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Supreme Court schedules oral arguments in Thomas Aquinas birth control caseThe Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in a birth control case t
Supreme Court schedules oral arguments in Thomas Aquinas birth control case
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in a birth control case that includes Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula. Thomas Aquinas, a Catholic college, has argued that it should not have to offer birth control in its insurance... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Pair arrested in Santa Paula attack, robberySanta Paula police said Tuesday they arrested two suspects in a robbery that oc
Pair arrested in Santa Paula attack, robbery
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
Santa Paula police said Tuesday they arrested two suspects in a robbery that occurred the day before. Police responded at about 6:43 p.m. Monday to the 400 block of Ojai Road after receiving a report of a robbery, authorities said. The victim said... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula residents will get sewer bill rebatesSanta Paula residents will soon receive quarterly rebates on their sewer bills,
Santa Paula residents will get sewer bill rebates
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
Santa Paula residents will soon receive quarterly rebates on their sewer bills, most likely starting in April. The city plans to refund residents some of the money being saved on financing costs and other expenditures for Santa Paula's wastewater... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura College to offer financial aid, California Dream workshopsVentura College will offer two free financial aid workshops in February. In th
Ventura College to offer financial aid, California Dream workshops
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
Ventura College will offer two free financial aid workshops in February. In the workshops, students can get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, which is required to apply for college financial aid. The workshops... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula converting school libraries into ‘literacy centers’ full of technologySanta Paula schools are starting to turn their traditional libraries into "lite
Santa Paula converting school libraries into ‘literacy centers’ full of technology
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
Santa Paula schools are starting to turn their traditional libraries into "literacy centers," basically, libraries with lots more technology. The initial literacy center is at Glen City School, where students used the space for the first time... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Obituary Augustine Torres BouvetAugustine�Torres Bouvet�(Augie) Augustine, a longtime resident of Sylmar, Cali
Obituary Augustine Torres Bouvet
Santa Paula Times / Posted 11 days ago
Augustine�Torres Bouvet�(Augie) Augustine, a longtime resident of Sylmar, California, was born again into eternal life on January 20, 2016 at the age of 69. He passed away peacefully at the VA Medical Center West Los Angeles after a brief illness. �... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Civil rights complaint filed by SCWW defendants against VCSO, DA, VCAt � a press conference Thursday morning � just steps away from the monument ho
Civil rights complaint filed by SCWW defendants against VCSO, DA, VC
Santa Paula Times / Posted 12 days ago
At � a press conference Thursday morning � just steps away from the monument honoring fallen firefighters � an attorney outlined a civil rights complaint against the County of Ventura, District Attorney Greg Totten, prosecutors and investigators as... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Mr. Salazar Goes to WashingtonOne of Santa Paula�s own has earned an internship in the Office of U.S. Congres
Mr. Salazar Goes to Washington
Santa Paula Times / Posted 12 days ago
One of Santa Paula�s own has earned an internship in the Office of U.S. Congresswoman Janice Hahn.� Luis Salazar, son of Jose and Patricia Salazar and big brother to Alejandra, has distinguished himself in many areas since graduating from Santa Paula... Read more
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