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Santa Paula: A Perfect Storm and a Perfect Team

Santa Paula: A Perfect Storm and a Perfect Team

By Sheryl Hamlin On December 18, 2017 Fire Chief Rick Araiza presented a flashback of the past fourteen days when the Thomas Fire broke out during another council meeting on December 4, 2017. Chiefs Plott and Araiza The Team and Fortuitous Events The fire was fought with a “perfect team”, said Araiza, along with help […]

Santa Paula Takes First Step To Join Ventura County Fire

Santa Paula Takes First Step To Join Ventura County Fire

By Sheryl Hamlin The most sweeping financial decision in the city’s history was considered on January 17, 2017 at the regular City Council Meeting. After Public Comments from Chris Mahon (VCFD) Jerry Byrum (SPFD), Dustin Lazenby (SPFD), Nick Bacigalupo (SPFD), Gary Nasalroad (citizen, Santa Paula Police and Fire Fighters Association), Lynn McReynolds (citizen and co-chair […]

Part One: Santa Paula City Council–Volunteers and Statistics

Part One: Santa Paula City Council–Volunteers and Statistics

By Sheryl Hamlin The Santa Paula City Council returned to business on August 17th 2015 after a brief summer hiatus. This report is the first in a three part series on the council meeting. The video is available here. Ventura County Statics After the invocation by Deacon Al Guilin of San Sebastian Church, former Mayor Mary […]