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Thank Goodness That's Gone — Happy New Year!

No sense sugarcoating it — for the most part, 2020 was a disaster! But Wanda retained her spirit of fun (helped along by spirits) and appreciation of good looking men, even through the mess that was 2020. Wanda's secret New Year's Eve date was Nate Fillion, so secret in fact we're not sure he even knew about it!

The Warning: Famed Santa Paula statue warns passersby about COVID-19!

“The Warning,” the famed statue of two motorcycle officers racing through Santa Paula in 1928 to spread the word of the collapse of the St. Francis Dam, are now giving a visual warning to stay safe during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The statue, located at the corner of 10th and Santa Barbara streets, depicts State Motorcycle Officer Thornton Edwards and Santa Paula Police Officer Stanley Baker on the night of the dam disaster.

COVID-19: Rosie Del Rio suffers from coronavirus, thankful to be alive after seven-day SP Hospital stay

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