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Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 4, 2019

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS to the Santa Paula Future Leaders Academy

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SANTA PAULA, CA - The City of Santa Paula proudly announces the debut of the Santa Paula Future Leaders Academy, an exciting ten-week program designed to offer residents and business owners a comprehensive understanding of city management and operations.&...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

City of Santa Paula Selects Jonathan Royas as Deputy City Manager

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SANTA PAULA, CA - On January 10, City Manager Dan Singer announced the appointment of Jonathan Royas as Deputy City Manager for the City of Santa Paula. In this newly created role, Jonathan will work with the City Manager and as part of the City’s Executi...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Donald Aguilar Appointed Santa Paula Chief of Police

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The City of Santa Paula is pleased to announce the appointment of Donald Aguilar as the City’s permanent Chief of Police. With an illustrious, nearly four-decade career in law enforcement and a proven track record of leadership in Santa Paula, Chief Aguil...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Santa Paula Embraces 100% Renewable Future and Gives Residents Choices from Clean Power Alliance

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Santa Paula, CA – On June 7, 2023, the Santa Paula City Council advanced the City’s agreement with the Clean Power Alliance (CPA) by selecting a default rate option for the City and its residents.CPA is Southern California’s ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

The City of Santa Paula is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Union Oil Building!

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Exciting Opportunity Alert!

History buffs and visionaries, listen up! The City of Santa Paula is announcing the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to be part of the future of Santa Paula!

 

Our mission? To re-establish the Union Oil Building a...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Chevron and City of Santa Paula Complete Donation of Historic Union Oil Building

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SANTA PAULA, Calif. – Chevron, through its affiliate Union Oil Company of California, has transferred ownership and control of the former headquarters of Union Oil Company of California to the City of Santa Paula. The donation became official De...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Mayor Leslie Cornejo and Vice-Mayor Pedro Chavez Assume Prominent Roles in Santa Paula City Council

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December 13, 2023

 Mayor Leslie Cornejo and Vice-Mayor Pedro Chavez Assume Prominent Roles in Santa Paula City Council

Santa Paula, CA — During a largely ceremonial Council meeting on the evening of December 6, 2023, ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Santa Paula Celebrates $1 Million in State Funding for Santa Paula Sports Park Enhancements

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Santa Paula, CA - In a momentous occasion this morning, Senator Monique Limón and Assemblymember Steve Bennett presented $1 million dollars of support on behalf of the State of California to bolster the development of the Santa Paula Sports Park. This 37-...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Santa Paula Parks & Recreation Dept. and School District Collaborate to Expand Youth Sports Access

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August 18, 2023

Santa Paula Parks & Recreation Department and School District Collaborate to Expand Youth Sports Access

Santa Paula, CA – The Santa Paula Parks & Recreation Department and the Santa Paula Unified School...

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Posted on: August 18, 2023

Santa Paula Police Explorers Excel in Regional Tactical Competition

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Santa Paula Police Explorers Excel in Regional Tactical Competition

Santa Paula, Calif. – Law Enforcement Explorers from Santa Paula Police Department Post 2350 participated in the “Channel Islands Challenge” regional competition in Oxnard August 11-13, 20...

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Posted on: July 7, 2023

California Oil Museum Property Community Engagement Workshops Kickoff

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On November 16, 2022, the City of Santa Paula announced that Chevron, in partnership with its affiliate Union Oil Company of California, made a generous offer to donate the historic former headquarters of Union Oil Company of California to the City. This ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2023

Santa Paula City Council adopts resolution establishing the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion report

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Santa Paula City Council is proud to present the Cities Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) report. Over the past few years, our social justice ad hoc committee has been reviewing policies and practices within the City, in order to create an equitable ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Santa Paula City Council Adopts 2023-25 Strategic Plan

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At its regular meeting on June 21, the Santa Paula City Council adopted the 2023-2025 Strategic Plan. This plan comes as an update to the 2021-2023 Strategic Plan and emphasizes the City’s commitment to transparency as...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

Santa Paula City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2023-25 Budget

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At its regular meeting on June 21, the Santa Paula City Council unanimously adopted its two-year Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-25 Budget. The balanced, nearly $54 million budget, indicates the City is in strong financial standing and is committed to maintaining i...

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Posted on: June 21, 2023

City of Santa Paula Water Division Consumer Confidence Report

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The City of Santa Paula Water Division has completed its Annual Water Quality Report for 2022, which demonstrates the unwavering commitment and long-standing tradition of delivering high-quality water to its consumers. 

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

Celebrate Safely and Enjoy the Spectacular Fireworks Show in Santa Paula this Fourth of July

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As residents begin to plan their Fourth of July celebrations, the City of Santa Paula reminds the community that all fireworks, including those commonly referred to as “safe and sane,” are illegal within the City. Santa Paulans are invited to celebrate in...

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

Santa Paula Embraces 100% Renewable Future and Gives Residents Choices from Clean Power Alliance

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At its regular meeting on June 7, the Santa Paula City Council advanced the City’s agreement with the Clean Power Alliance (CPA) by selecting a default rate option for the City and its residents. 

CPA is Southern Califo...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Santa Paula Welcomes New Residents

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The City of Santa Paula, in partnership with LimoneiraCalavo GrowersLewis Group of Companies and the Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, hosted a welcome event for new residents at the Harvest housing development on May 12. The...

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Posted on: April 11, 2023

Santa Paula Police Department Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

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On April 22, the Santa Paula Police Department (SPPD) will celebrate its centennial anniversary. To commemorate this momentous occasion, SPPD and the City have planned a series of events and projects to highlight the department’s history and mil...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

City of Santa Paula Secures Grants for Transportation and Broadband Improvements

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The City of Santa Paula continues to invest staff time and research in its grant application efforts to supplement the City’s budget. As a result of these efforts, the City received a $1.5 million Transportation Development Act (TDA) grant from ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2023

Santa Paula Elected Officials Step Up to Serve on Regional Boards

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In January, Councilmember Jenny Crosswhite was appointed Vice Chair of the Ventura Local Agency Formation Commission (Ventura LAFCo) and board member for District 47 of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), represent...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Santa Paula Police Explorers Earn an Award in First-Ever Chandler Tactical Competition

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In January, Santa Paula Police Department Explorer Post #2350 embarked on its first-ever journey to participate in the Chandler Tactical Competition.  Explorers representing 45 law enforcement agencies from across the nation participated in the h...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Santa Paula Launches Spanish Interpretation Pilot Program for City Council Meetings

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On January 18, the City of Santa Paula launched a six-month pilot program to provide in-person Spanish interpretation services for City Council meetings. The program aims to increase accessibility for Spanish speaking residents who make up a sign...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Santa Paula Continues to Invest in Critical Infrastructure with Federal Funding and Measure T Funds

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The City of Santa Paula is kicking the new year off with additional funding allocations toward important street improvement projects. On December 29, Congress awarded $2 million to the City to advance the Harvard Boulevard Improvement Project. In addition...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

City of Santa Paula Joins Clean Power Alliance

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At its meeting on December 1, the Clean Power Alliance Board of Directors officially voted to approve the City of Santa Paula’s membership in the Clean Power Alliance (CPA). Beginning in March 2024, the City of Santa Paula and its reside...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Santa Paula Reminds Residents of Water and Wastewater Bill Assistance Before Penalties Resume

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Santa Paula had suspended water shut-offs and penalties for overdue utility bills for nearly three years to provide much needed financial relief to the community. As Santa Paula continues to move forward, the...

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