Home » Posts tagged with » Santa Paula Airport

Santa Paula Development: Aero Lofts-Yes Sparkuhl-Maybe

Santa Paula Development: Aero Lofts-Yes  Sparkuhl-Maybe

By Sheryl Hamlin Two development projects came before the Santa Paula City Council on December 18, 2017, both of which originated prior to the formation of the existing council and prior to The Great Recession of 2007-2008. Aero Lofts This project was described as a way to own a “piece of the airport” in the […]

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 […]

Thomas Fire near Santa Paula Airport

Thomas Fire near Santa Paula Airport

Editor’s Note: These photos were taken yesterday, December 14th, in the morning. From Rowena Mason, Santa Paula Airport, CA   With permission from Cal-Fire, Mike Salas was able to take some photos from a drone this morning at sunrise. We currently have 22 helicopters, support equipment, fuel tankers and over 100 fire personnel working at our airport. […]

Santa Paula Planning Commission: Car Wash and Airport Update

Santa Paula Planning Commission: Car Wash and Airport Update

By Sheryl Hamlin A festive mood prevailed at the May 23, 2017 Santa Paula Planning Commission. Why? For the first time in months, there was a full collection of Planning Commissioners with the addition of Margaux Bangs and Earl McPhail who had been appointed previously by the city council. There were two items on the […]

Santa Paula Tourism Plan 2025

Santa Paula Tourism Plan 2025

By Sheryl Hamlin A graduate class (CSUN RTM 580 Tourism Policy & Planning Spring 2017) at California State University Northridge (CSUN) chose Santa Paula as the case study for their class project. Starting in January 2017, the team analyzed the area’s strengths and weaknesses, created and analyzed a survey, and recommended a course of action […]

Santa Paula: Planning Commission Approves Expansion at Flight 126 Cafe

Santa Paula: Planning Commission Approves Expansion at Flight 126 Cafe

By Sheryl Hamlin In March of 2014, Flight 126 Cafe opened at the Santa Paula Airport with positive reviews and immediately developed a set of regulars for breakfast and lunch. Fast forward to June 28, 2016, the successful venue filed an application to reconfigure and expand the facility, add a beer and wine license and […]

Santa Paula Airport (KSZP) – 85 Years of Flight

Santa Paula Airport (KSZP) – 85 Years of Flight

By Sheryl Hamlin As reported earlier, the August 2 First Sunday at the Santa Paula Airport was a celebration of the airport’s 85th anniversary. Founded in 1930 after the Stock Market Crash, all nineteen of the original investors were farmers. In honor of this important anniversary, Janice Dickenson, grand-daughter-in-law of one the founders, Ralph Dickenson, […]