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Ventura County Star
Judge removes law firm representing Santa Clara Waste Water from criminal caseSTAR FILE PHOTO Smoke billows above the scene of an explosion at the Santa Clar
Judge removes law firm representing Santa Clara Waste Water from criminal case
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 hours ago
STAR FILE PHOTO Smoke billows above the scene of an explosion at the Santa Clara Waste Water plant near Santa Paula in November 2014. A judge recused a law firm representing Santa Clara Waste Water Co. and its CEO because of a conflict of interest... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Clinton, Sanders caucuses pick delegates for national convention in PhillyLUMAYA/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Rick Gardner (right), President of the Democratic Cl
Clinton, Sanders caucuses pick delegates for national convention in Philly
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
LUMAYA/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Rick Gardner (right), President of the Democratic Club of Camarillo, talks with Jeff Cowan, of Santa Paula, during a caucus held Sunday in Westlake Village. Rick was trying to become one of the district's delegates that... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Man barricades self in Santa Paula homeDEPARTMENT Police said they arrested a man who barricaded himself in his apart
Man barricades self in Santa Paula home
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
DEPARTMENT Police said they arrested a man who barricaded himself in his apartment after he ran from police Sunday. Santa Paula police said they initially met the man after they received a report of a person with a gun about 11 a.m. near the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Man arrested in Ventura carjackingA Santa Paula man was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with an armed
Man arrested in Ventura carjacking
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
A Santa Paula man was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with an armed carjacking in Ventura, police said. The Ventura Police Department said Jesus Garcia, 26, forcefully stole a car from a driver near 3300 block of Armada Drive just after... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Community input session on proposed tax at 5 p.m. Mondaybe passed by a simple majority but does not have mandated oversight; the city c
Community input session on proposed tax at 5 p.m. Monday
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
be passed by a simple majority but does not have mandated oversight; the city can appoint a spending oversight committee. Santa Paula�s present sales tax is 7.5 percent. Some residents reported receiving a pre-recorded phone poll Thursday... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Public invited: St. Francis Dam Symposium May 7 at Agriculture Museum!Casualties Project, the May 7 symposium will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the
Public invited: St. Francis Dam Symposium May 7 at Agriculture Museum!
Santa Paula Times / Posted yesterday
Casualties Project, the May 7 symposium will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the museum located at 926 Railroad Ave. in Santa Paula. The public is invited to the annual symposium, held in past years in Newhall and on the CSUN campus. The St.... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Carla Castilla leads in fundraising for supervisor seat, but no easy pick seenher, filings showed last week. The two elected officials — Pleasant Valley Sch
Carla Castilla leads in fundraising for supervisor seat, but no easy pick seen
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
her, filings showed last week. The two elected officials — Pleasant Valley School District board member Kelly Long and Santa Paula Mayor Martin Hernandez — have both raised close to $40,000. Next up is Camarillo Councilman Kevin Kildee at... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Local law enforcement agencies to honor officers killed in line of dutySpeeches from Police Chief Jeri Williams and the daughter of Officer James Jens
Local law enforcement agencies to honor officers killed in line of duty
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
Speeches from Police Chief Jeri Williams and the daughter of Officer James Jensen Jr., who died in 1996, are planned. The Santa Paula and Port Hueneme police departments also will hold ceremonies during the memorial week. Members of the community... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Hammering contest drives home Habitat’s messageteam had a fundraising goal of $1,000, which will go toward Habitat for Humanit
Hammering contest drives home Habitat’s message
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
team had a fundraising goal of $1,000, which will go toward Habitat for Humanity's homebuilding project on Trinity Lane in Santa Paula. "We're building eight homes out there for low-income families," said Rachel McIver, programs and communications... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula discusses growing issue of homelessnessSanta Paula Police Chief Steve McLean, shown earlier this year, was among those
Santa Paula discusses growing issue of homelessness
Ventura County Star / Posted 2 days ago
Santa Paula Police Chief Steve McLean, shown earlier this year, was among those attending a Thursday meeting to discuss the growing problem of homelessness in Santa Paula. STAR FILE PHOTO By Claudia Boyd-Barrett, Special to The Star The number of... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Castilla, Hernandez endorsed by incumbent Kathy Longdirector for state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara. Hernandez is chie
Castilla, Hernandez endorsed by incumbent Kathy Long
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 days ago
director for state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara. Hernandez is chief of staff in Long's office and the mayor of Santa Paula. Seven candidates are running in the June 7 primary for the 3rd District seat on the Ventura County Board of... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula man arrested after loaded gun found in carA Santa Paula man was in Ventura County Jail on Friday after police said they f
Santa Paula man arrested after loaded gun found in car
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 days ago
A Santa Paula man was in Ventura County Jail on Friday after police said they found a loaded gun in his car, along with ammunition and what police suspect is methamphetamine and marijuana. Santa Paula police were called to the Santa Paula Cemetery... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Fall prevention event offered in Santa Paula on SaturdayA forum to help elderly people avoid falling will be held in Santa Paula on Sat
Fall prevention event offered in Santa Paula on Saturday
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 days ago
A forum to help elderly people avoid falling will be held in Santa Paula on Saturday. The free event is bilingual and offers strategies for preventing accidents and increasing mobility. It's organized by the Ventura County Elderly Fall Prevention... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Female inmate accused of assaulting deputy at Todd Road JailA 23-year-old woman is accused of assaulting a deputy at the Todd Road Jail nea
Female inmate accused of assaulting deputy at Todd Road Jail
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
A 23-year-old woman is accused of assaulting a deputy at the Todd Road Jail near Santa Paula this month, officials said. The incident was reported about 9:45 p.m. on April 13. Ventura County Sheriff's officials said the deputy was escorting two... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
OCB Bancorp reports strong growth in first quarter of 2016OCB Bancorp, parent company of Ojai Community Bank, Santa Barbara Community Ban
OCB Bancorp reports strong growth in first quarter of 2016
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
OCB Bancorp, parent company of Ojai Community Bank, Santa Barbara Community Bank, Ventura Community Bank and Santa Paula Community Bank, reported April 28 that it experienced strong growth in the first quarter of 2016. Loans reached $183 million,... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Twenty-eight reasons to visit Ventura's East EndLook, Ventura’s East End, bordering Santa Paula, could kind of be its own city.
Twenty-eight reasons to visit Ventura's East End
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Look, Ventura’s East End, bordering Santa Paula, could kind of be its own city. As far removed from Ventura’s West End as possible, the vibe is more suburban than laid back, nature is greener and less sandy and the eateries are few and far... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happeningsco- owner of "This is a Monarchy," will speak on Monarch butterflies. St. Paul'
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
co- owner of "This is a Monarchy," will speak on Monarch butterflies. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 117 Seventh Street, Santa Paula. For more information, email wmewait@aol.com. ARTS LISTINGSOPENING THEATER CINDERELLA MEETS THE AVENGERSMay 1, 2... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
On Stageof unexpected, perfectly timed humor that Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles comes to life
On Stage
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
of unexpected, perfectly timed humor that Amy Herzog’s 4000 Miles comes to life under the direction of Larry Swerdlove at Santa Paula Theater Center. The play was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize. That’s quite a pedigree to live up to, and... Read more
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Ventura County Star
No decision on Santa Paula’s Hardison House developmentleft, owner of Williams Homes, and Keith Herren, executive vice president, visi
No decision on Santa Paula’s Hardison House development
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
left, owner of Williams Homes, and Keith Herren, executive vice president, visit the Hardison House earlier this year. The Santa Paula Planning Commission continued Tuesday's public hearing on a plan to build 53 single-family homes on the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Lecture, concerts and other events plannedby Robert Koenig, head of the Collaborative Piano Program at UC Santa Barbara,
Lecture, concerts and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
by Robert Koenig, head of the Collaborative Piano Program at UC Santa Barbara, at 3 p.m. Sunday at Logan House, 8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Road. A reception to meet the artists will follow the performance. Reservations are $25 for general admission... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Candidates split over SOAR, proposed sales tax at Camarillo forumCarla Castilla, district director for state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson; Dan Goldb
Candidates split over SOAR, proposed sales tax at Camarillo forum
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
Carla Castilla, district director for state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson; Dan Goldberg, businessman; Martin Hernandez, mayor of Santa Paula and Long 's chief of staff; Kevin Kildee, business owner and Camarillo City Council member; Kelly Long, trustee... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Art exhibits, book sale and other events plannedsend local children to summer camp. Cost is $35 and reservations are recommend
Art exhibits, book sale and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 6 days ago
send local children to summer camp. Cost is $35 and reservations are recommended. Call Jeannie Pizano at 483-9235 to RSVP.Santa PaulaPublic can attend meditation practice The public is welcome to attend a meditation practice group at 6 p.m.... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula hosts homeless workshop Thursday nightSTAR FILE PHOTO Kay Wilson-Bolton (left) chats with Regina, who is homeless, at
Santa Paula hosts homeless workshop Thursday night
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
STAR FILE PHOTO Kay Wilson-Bolton (left) chats with Regina, who is homeless, at Richard's Welcome Center in Santa Paula in this 2015 photo. By Arlene Martinez, amartinez@vcstar.com A group concerned about the homeless population in Santa Paula is... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Vegetation fire south of Santa Paula knocked downFirefighters were on scene of a blaze a quarter to half acre in size south of S
Vegetation fire south of Santa Paula knocked down
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
Firefighters were on scene of a blaze a quarter to half acre in size south of Santa Paula Monday afternoon. The fire, along the 17300 block of South Mountain Road, was reported at 3:07 p.m. The fire was reported knocked down within about 30... Read more
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Ventura County Star
State authorizes remaining funding for Todd Road Jail mental health unitSTAR FILE PHOTO The Todd Road Jail near Santa Paula. The California Board of S
State authorizes remaining funding for Todd Road Jail mental health unit
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
STAR FILE PHOTO The Todd Road Jail near Santa Paula. The California Board of State and Community Corrections has authorized the remaining funding to build a $61 million medical mental health facility at the Todd Road Jail near Santa Paula. The... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Candidates Bennett, Grau to face off in chamber forum.Long is not seeking re-election. Most of the populated portion of that district
Candidates Bennett, Grau to face off in chamber forum.
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
Long is not seeking re-election. Most of the populated portion of that district lies in Camarillo, Port Hueneme and the Santa Paula-Fillmore area. The 3rd District race has drawn seven candidates, making it unlikely anyone will win the majority... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Gonorrhea increase sparks concern about protection, behaviorfocused on difficulties in reaching a person's sexual partners. "It's always a
Gonorrhea increase sparks concern about protection, behavior
Ventura County Star / Posted 7 days ago
focused on difficulties in reaching a person's sexual partners. "It's always a challenge," said Dr. Minako Watabe, a Santa Paula obstetrician-gynecologist. "... It's not a perfect system." Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Garden tour, golf tournament and other events plannedwith people and be willing to make a six-month commitment to teach with the pro
Garden tour, golf tournament and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
with people and be willing to make a six-month commitment to teach with the program. RSVP to 385-8023 to reserve a space. SANTA PAULA Lecture to focus on preserving water Blanchard Community Library will continue the CSU Channel Islands Spring... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Spring tea, luncheons and other events plannedRoad. Guest speaker to discuss diamonds The Ventura Gem and Mineral Society w
Spring tea, luncheons and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
Road. Guest speaker to discuss diamonds The Ventura Gem and Mineral Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Santa Paula Room at the Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road. Oxnard Gem and Mineral Society member Louisa Carey will... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula man to face murder and kidnapping chargesA judge found there was enough evidence for a Santa Paula man to stand trial on
Santa Paula man to face murder and kidnapping charges
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
A judge found there was enough evidence for a Santa Paula man to stand trial on murder and kidnapping charges. David Hernandez, 42, appeared before Ventura County Superior Court Judge Michael Lief for a preliminary hearing Wednesday. Hernandez is... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happeningswill explore current technical solutions for reducing water consumption. Blanch
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
will explore current technical solutions for reducing water consumption. Blanchard Community Library, 119 N. Eighth St., Santa Paula. For more information, call 525-3615.Wednesday FRIENDSHIP CONNECTION 08'S LUNCH 11:30 a.m. Ben Unseth, Executive... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Attorneys debate conflict of interest in Santa Clara Waste Water caseSTAR FILE PHOTO Smoke billows above the scene of an explosion at the Santa Clar
Attorneys debate conflict of interest in Santa Clara Waste Water case
Ventura County Star / Posted 12 days ago
STAR FILE PHOTO Smoke billows above the scene of an explosion at the Santa Clara Waste Water plant near Santa Paula in November 2014. Attorneys for defendants facing criminal charges related to the 2014 Santa Clara Waste Water explosion near Santa... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura College, Santa Paula High partner for ‘Spring On’ art exhibitContributed photo "Other Half" by Alvaro Munoz, Ventura College student and San
Ventura College, Santa Paula High partner for ‘Spring On’ art exhibit
Ventura County Star / Posted 12 days ago
Contributed photo "Other Half" by Alvaro Munoz, Ventura College student and Santa Paula High School alumnus. Contributed photo "Tesla" by Jose Rodriguez, Ventura College student and Santa Paula High School alumnus. Contributed photo "Monochromatic"... Read more
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Ventura County Star
SOAR initiative is a go for Moorpark, Santa Paula, FillmoreFILE PHOTOS Field workers pick strawberries in Oxnard. A measure to renew an o
SOAR initiative is a go for Moorpark, Santa Paula, Fillmore
Ventura County Star / Posted 12 days ago
FILE PHOTOS Field workers pick strawberries in Oxnard. A measure to renew an open-space initiative until 2050 in Moorpark, Santa Paula and Fillmore will appear on the November ballot now that the collected signatures of support have been validated... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Obituary Dale V. McCracken March 25, 2016Dale V.�McCracken� Dale V. McCracken, 94 of Santa Paula, Ca. passed away March
Obituary Dale V. McCracken March 25, 2016
Santa Paula Times / Posted 13 days ago
Dale V.�McCracken� Dale V. McCracken, 94 of Santa Paula, Ca. passed away March 21, 2016 at Santa Paula Memorial Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by his family.� He was born July 27, 1921 in Grand Island, Nebraska and has been a Santa Paula... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula council rejects 79-home hillside projectSTAR FILE PHOTO The Santa Paula City Council has rejected a long-running propos
Santa Paula council rejects 79-home hillside project
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
STAR FILE PHOTO The Santa Paula City Council has rejected a long-running proposal to develop a hillside west of the city limits. By Claudia Boyd-Barrett, Special to The Star A long-running proposal to build 79 single-family homes on a hillside west... Read more
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PR.com
Chair of USCCB Committee on Marriage to Speak at Thomas Aquinas College Commencementcommencement speaker at Thomas Aquinas College, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileoen
Chair of USCCB Committee on Marriage to Speak at Thomas Aquinas College Commencement
PR.com / Posted 13 days ago
commencement speaker at Thomas Aquinas College, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileoene. He will address 79 graduates on 5/14/16. Santa Paula, CA, April 19, 2016 --(PR.com)-- On Saturday, May 14, the Most Reverend Salvatore J. Cordileone, archbishop of... Read more
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Ventura County Star
County hiring issues means more money spent on short-term nursesthat provide short-term staffing for a county health system that includes Ventu
County hiring issues means more money spent on short-term nurses
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
that provide short-term staffing for a county health system that includes Ventura County Medical Center in Ventura and Santa Paula Hospital. In making the funding request, officials of the Ventura County Health Care Agency said they're... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Stockton Police: Man Found Shot, Killed Inside Vehicleshot inside a vehicle in Stockton on Monday night. Police say they received a
Stockton Police: Man Found Shot, Killed Inside Vehicle
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
shot inside a vehicle in Stockton on Monday night. Police say they received a report of a shooting near Ponce De Leon and Santa Paula Way about 9:56 p.m. The victim was a 19-year-old man. His identity has not been released. Police have no... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Jane Laut: I needed to speak out for domestic abuse victimsfirst-degree murder, Laut sobbed as she sat in a room with reporters for an int
Jane Laut: I needed to speak out for domestic abuse victims
Ventura County Star / Posted 16 days ago
first-degree murder, Laut sobbed as she sat in a room with reporters for an interview at the Todd Road Jail facility near Santa Paula earlier this week. The Star and the CBS television show "48 Hours" were granted special access to Laut, who has... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happeningsover a month's time between a 21-year-old man and his 91-year-old grandmother.
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
over a month's time between a 21-year-old man and his 91-year-old grandmother. Recommended for ages 13 and up. $18-20. Santa Paula Theater Center, 125 S. Seventh St., Santa Paula. 525-4645 or www.santapaulatheatercenter.org. DON QUIXOTE April... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Where hope livesof people out there.” Galaviz was only two months old when a family tragedy fo
Where hope lives
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
of people out there.” Galaviz was only two months old when a family tragedy forced his mother and siblings out of their Santa Paula home — and into uncertainty. In 1994, his father, a citrus ranch worker, was arrested for fatally shooting his... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Bravo: Births and area residents express gratitudeand Yadira Hernandez Infante, of Oxnard. Panaligan, Harper Louise, girl, born
Bravo: Births and area residents express gratitude
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
and Yadira Hernandez Infante, of Oxnard. Panaligan, Harper Louise, girl, born Feb. 24 to Nathan and Tracey Panaligan, of Santa Paula. Bernal, Riley Madison, girl, born Feb. 25 to Matthew and Regina Bernal, of Oxnard. Hernandez, Valerie Marie,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
One-act plays, documentary screening and other events plannedBackstage at Santa Paula Theater Center will have open auditions for "PLAYZAPAL
One-act plays, documentary screening and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
Backstage at Santa Paula Theater Center will have open auditions for "PLAYZAPALOOZA 2016," a collection of one-act plays. All roles are open, and many actors may be cast in more than one play. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday. No... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Implementation of birth control law hits delaycontrol is designed to protect people. "Why shouldn't that be available to anyo
Implementation of birth control law hits delay
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
control is designed to protect people. "Why shouldn't that be available to anyone at any time?" Blanca Ramirez, 41, of Santa Paula, worried the law will mean young women will no longer have conversations about issues like sexually transmitted... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Thomas Aquinas College attorneys file brief in Supreme Court casea supplemental brief with the Supreme Court in a birth control case that involv
Thomas Aquinas College attorneys file brief in Supreme Court case
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
a supplemental brief with the Supreme Court in a birth control case that involves the college. The Catholic college near Santa Paula maintains that it should not have to include birth control in its insurance coverage because the mandate violates... Read more
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Ventura County Star
New Fillmore fire chief sworn inresident and a 32-year veteran of the Ventura County Fire Department who's been
New Fillmore fire chief sworn in
Ventura County Star / Posted 19 days ago
resident and a 32-year veteran of the Ventura County Fire Department who's been working as the assistant fire chief in Santa Paula, was recently hired to take over from Assistant Chief Bill Herrera, who has been the interim chief since the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Ventura County jail workers to get raise under contract changeand a union representing 130 sheriff's service technicians working in the main
Ventura County jail workers to get raise under contract change
Ventura County Star / Posted 20 days ago
and a union representing 130 sheriff's service technicians working in the main jail in Ventura and Todd Road Jail near Santa Paula. The union is scheduled to decide by November whether to accept the 3 percent raise or an alternative. The... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Limoneira opening South Africa branchSanta Paula-based Limoneira announced April 10 that it is launching Limoneira S
Limoneira opening South Africa branch
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
Santa Paula-based Limoneira announced April 10 that it is launching Limoneira South Africa, a new branch of its One World of Citrus model, and partnering with Re:inc to manage packing and sales. Limoneira South Africa, based in Paarl, South Africa,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Candidates to succeed Kathy Long facing off at forum April 26 in CamarilloCarla Castilla, district director for state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson; Dan Goldb
Candidates to succeed Kathy Long facing off at forum April 26 in Camarillo
Ventura County Star / Posted 21 days ago
Carla Castilla, district director for state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson; Dan Goldberg, businessman; Martin Hernandez, mayor of Santa Paula and Long's chief of staff; Kevin Kildee, business owner and Camarillo City Council member; Kelly Long, trustee on... Read more
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