Santa Paula Police are looking for a local man who is believed to be dangerous after he disappeared following a pursuit Tuesday afternoon, although his juvenile companion was captured.

For many, 40 years can be considered a lifetime but for Ilene Gavenman, Blanchard Community Library Children & Youth Librarian, 40 years is a milestone.

Santa Paula has already received more rain than what usually falls in the normal rain year and more is coming: Friday is supposed to be the big day in a new series of storms forecast to start Thursday with light to moderate rain and then pour like all get out until Saturday morning. Lighter rain is projected to follow.

After a search of the campus, a lone gunman surrendered without further incident at Isbell Middle School, where an active shooter exercise took over the campus for a portion of a morning. 

The Santa Paula City Council will hear an update related to the future of the Fire Department at the Tuesday meeting.

Santa Paula Police are asking for public help in determining the suspect in a February 8 shooting incident where a man asked a pedestrian if he was a gang member and then shot the victim in the stomach.

Keep an eye out for Saturday’s 4th Annual Santa Paula Lions Club Friends in Sight Clinic where scores of people will be able to get a free screening and if needed recycled eyeglasses.

A Santa Paula man was sentenced Thursday to more than 11 years in prison for a fatal hit-and-run crash in Ventura last July.

An item listed on the Santa Paula Unified School District Board agenda as Multi-School Application 2017-2018 was more than it seemed — and angered parents, students and concerned staff asked the board not to allow sports participation to those attending private school.

Most came to learn, some came to display and at least one came to hire at the 3rd Annual Agriculture Career Fair held Friday at the Museum of Ventura County Agriculture Museum.

Violence was decried, women and — in turn — their children empowered and vows made to “Break the Chain” of physical and sexual abuse at Saturday’s 4th Annual One Billion Rising event.

American in Bloom Santa Paula Chapter has done it again by staging a Beautification Day targeting several areas of the city for some sprucing up.

Santa Paula is in line for a hefty piece of the pie from a grant meant to help fund countywide active transportation and sustainability projects.

The latest storm continued to keep Ventura County damp with periods of outright wetness earlier in the week, a lot of outright wetness.

Girl Scouts are out in force but they won’t have to force you to buy their cookies, including that campfire favorite, S’mores.

The City Council heard an overview on food trucks at the February 6 meeting and opted to file the report without taking action on what had become controversial mobile eateries.

The Santa Paula Recreation Commission continued to craft a list of priorities to be presented to the City Council at a future meeting on what should be offered in the city’s new 38-acre park.

A classified employee that believes working at schools creates a wide-ranging family on campus was honored by the Santa Paula Unified School District.

A teacher that is “respected and an inspiration, fierce” was honored by the Santa Paula Unified School District Board at the January 18 meeting.

Two Santa Paulans found themselves under arrest again Thursday when both were allegedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine, including a significant amount packaged for sale.

Two early Sunday morning stabbings are being investigated by Santa Paula Police who are seeking a suspect.

An esteemed Santa Paula High School educator will be honored Saturday by LULAC at a special breakfast also marking the 88th anniversary of the League of United Latin American Citizens.

More than 400 people had their eyes’ screened last year at the 4th Annual Santa Paula Lions Club Friends in Sight Clinic where those needing corrective lenses were also able to receive free, recycled eyeglasses. 

Dancing will mean more than great moves at Saturday’s One Billion Rising at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Parish Hall where all are invited to take part in a larger global movement to end violence against women and girls.

Half a dozen Santa Paula women just finished more than 60 handmade, custom Valentines and bookmarks that will be delivered February 13 to the California Veterans Home in Saticoy to show those that served that they are considered sweethearts. Completed in December 2009, the home is a 60-bed assisted living facility.

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