Santa Paula Times
Lowe’s Heroes are super beautifiers at Santa Paula Boys & Girls Club

Lowe’s Heroes proved to be super beautifiers when Wednesday they spruced up the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley and left not only improvements in their wake, but also supplies and equipment used.
“Lowe’s Heroes worked here all day,” said Club CEO Jan Marholin Oct. 16. “They created a whole new huge garden with planter boxes and re-landscaped our front entrance,” at the clubhouse, located in the 400 block of East Harvard Boulevard.

Ventura College Foundation seeks memories for 95th anniversary

To commemorate Ventura College's 95th anniversary this year, the Ventura College Foundation has created a new web page where alumni, employees, and friends of the community can share their college years' stories and photos. The collected memories will then be used as part of Ventura College's 100th celebration in 2025.

Bah humbug! COVID-19 cancels 71st annual Optimist Club Christmas Parade

By Peggy Kelly

Race is on for fundraising as City Council candidates file financial statements

The race is on, at least for fundraising, as the four candidates for City Council filed their first financial declarations with the city. The reporting period covers donations and expenditures from July 1 through Sept. 19.Vying for two council seats are Margaux Bangs, a former Planning commissioner; Caitlin Barringer, who now sits on the city’s Measure T Committee; Leslie Cornejo, a Ventura County Fair director and board president; and Andy Sobel, who appointed to a short-term on the council two years ago to fill a vacancy.

Laughter may just be the best pandemic medicine:

By Peggy Kelly