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Santa Paula: Housing Tract at Peck and Foothill Denied by City Council

Santa Paula: Housing Tract at Peck and Foothill Denied by City Council

By Sheryl Hamlin This article is the third and final installment of the April 18, 2016 Santa Paula City Council Meeting. The first and second installments of this council meeting were published previously. To view the meeting click here and start at 1:33:00. Recent Project History A larger project was originally presented to the Santa […]

Structure fire on Prospect St. Ventura

Structure fire on Prospect St. Ventura

On April 21st, Thursday at 1:37P.M, Ventura City Fire Department personnel and apparatus responded to a reported structure fire in the 100 block of Prospect St. The initial arriving units found a 20′ length of wooden property fence, multiple trash cans, and other misc materials burning in between two residences and impinging on the eaves […]

Ventura Fire Department douse blaze by Railroad Tracks and 101 Fwy.

Ventura Fire Department douse blaze by Railroad Tracks and 101 Fwy.

On April 20th, Wednesday at 2:30P.M., Ventura City Fire personnel responded to a reported grass fire along the 101 freeway adjacent to railroad tracks and an auto mall. Initial arriving units found a wind driven fire, approx 50’x50′, burning quickly through light to medium fuels, and moving South along the right shoulder of the Southbound […]

Santa Paula: Projects, Schedules and Taxes

Santa Paula: Projects, Schedules and Taxes

By Sheryl Hamlin This is the second installment in a multi-part report on the Santa Paula City Council Meeting of April 18, 2016. The first installment can be read here. To watch the video of this installment, click here and start at 00:49:16. City Manager’s Report The Fire Sustainability Study which was approved previously will […]

Santa Paula Council: Active Citizenry Featured

Santa Paula Council: Active Citizenry Featured

In the Presentations and Public Comments section of the April 18, 2016 Santa Paula City Council, the citizenry presented a diverse set of topics. To watch the video, click here. Monday nights meeting brought three presentations and three Public Comments. Presentations Dee Cota likes to recycle. She has a special outfit and special equipment which […]

Gas line rupture quickly shutdown by Ventura Fire Dept.

Gas line rupture quickly shutdown by Ventura Fire Dept.

Santa Paula: Habitat for Humanity Celebrates 60th New Home

Santa Paula: Habitat for Humanity Celebrates 60th New Home

By Sheryl Hamlin About 80 people attended the dedication of two new homes built and financed by Habitat for Humanity Ventura County. Pastor Jenny Crosswhite (below) of First Christian Church of Santa Paula gave the Blessing, in which she reminded the attendees that we are all Inter-connected. Ms. Crosswhite is also the Vice Mayor of […]

Xerox sales executive addresses Saint Bonaventure High athletes

Xerox sales executive addresses Saint Bonaventure High athletes

By George Miller Peter Godinez, a sales executive for Xerox, for government/education sector accounts in the region, addressed some Saint Bonaventure HS student-athletes this week in Ventura. He encouraged them to find something you’re really good at, that you have a passion for, then “follow your passion.” He remarked that many jobs no longer exist, that […]

Santa Paula Council: First East Area 1 Schedule and Mello-Roos Funding

Santa Paula Council: First East Area 1 Schedule and Mello-Roos Funding

By Sheryl Hamlin Limoneira was the major force in three items on the April 4, 2016 Santa Paula City Council meeting: The Mission Rock Energy Center, where they have agreed to provide recycled water, as previously reported here. The East Area 1 (EA1) Schedule (Item 10A starting at 00:22:58 on the video) The Mello-Roos Implementation […]

Santa Paula Council and Citizens: Dialogue with Calpine about Mission Rock Peaker Plant

Santa Paula Council and Citizens: Dialogue with Calpine about Mission Rock Peaker Plant

By Sheryl Hamlin Item 10E on the April 4, 2016 Santa Paula City Council resulted from a large citizen turnout at the March 21, 2016 council meeting opposing the proposed Mission Rock Energy Center (MREC). That meeting was described here and the MREC project application is located here at the California Energy Commission (CEC). The […]