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Beware: Mountain Lion sighted in Santa Paula

Beware: Mountain Lion sighted in Santa Paula

visual of the animal at this time. The Department of Fish and Game is responding to the location as well. Please contact the Santa Paula Police Department only if you observe the mountain lion. Thank you for your cooperation. Via VC ALERT at 8:50 am — http://www.vcalert.org/

Ventura Firefighters battle blaze in duplex

Ventura Firefighters battle blaze in duplex

Ventura City Council Delays Consideration of Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

Ventura City Council Delays Consideration of Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance

Anthony van Leeuwen Last December, the Ventura City Council voted 6 to 1 to go ahead and prepare a Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance and an addendum to the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) developed by the Beach Erosion Authority for Clean Oceans and Nourishment (BEACON) EIR for consideration by the City Council in six months.  On […]

Santa Paula: With two engines down for repairs Fire Department Borrows one from neighboring Fillmore

Santa Paula: With two engines down for repairs Fire Department Borrows one from neighboring Fillmore

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Tax hike measure moves closer to the November ballot for Santa Paula

Tax hike measure moves closer to the November ballot for Santa Paula

By Debra Tash It was a packed room tonight at the May 19th Santa Paula city council meeting.  The main issue under discussion was a 1% sales tax proposal to fund more law enforcement.  Earlier in the day a fight broke out in front of the Bank of America.  Someone was stabbed and the assailant […]

Correction: CD-26 debate May 10 report

Correction: CD-26 debate May 10 report

By George Miller In our event report: Congressional District 26 primary candidate debate held- with one chair empty http://citizensjournal.us/congressional-district-26-primary-candidate-debate-held-with-one-chair-empty/ …. we incorrectly attributed this statement to candidate Rafael Dagnesses: Said the “President deserves enormous credit for taking on enormous problems.” That was actually said by candidate Ambassador Douglas Kmiec. Mr. Dagnesses said he would NEVER […]

Halogen lamp causes fire in home

Halogen lamp causes fire in home

The Briggs Fire–Santa Paula, A Photo Essay

The Briggs Fire–Santa Paula, A Photo Essay

Yesterday afternoon the Santa Paula Fire Department assisted in fighting a blaze to the west of the city limits along Briggs Road.  They did this in the middle of a record breaking heat wave, case and they did it well.  Units from the County of Ventura were joined by firefighters from the city of Ventura […]

Santa Paula has come through for their high school band in a BIG way

Santa Paula has come through for their high school band in a BIG way

    After experiencing the crushing disappointment of having almost $22,000 stolen from their band booster funds, the Santa Paula High School band will be going to San Francisco and going with cash to spare for new instruments.  Their community came together and raised an astounding $40,000 in a few short weeks.  That effort was […]

Primary election endorsements–from every point of view

Primary election endorsements–from every point of view

By George Miller I’ll bet you thought we were gonna tell you who to vote for here.  Well, if so, you were wrong. You’ll have to wait for our editorial, coming soon. With absentee ballots now out, we thought the time was right to give you the political smorgasbord for this primary season. We try […]