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October 16, 1997 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Halloween used to be a one-night stand, a frenzy of Tootsie Rolls and ghoulish get-ups. Now it's a season, and along with trips to the pumpkin patch, you can scare yourself silly the next few weeks during Santa Paula's Ghost Walk '97. This annual wingding is an evening amble through one of Santa Paula's older, ritzy neighborhoods where ghosts emerge from the shadows with ghastly tales of death, ill-fated love, and, on the lighter side, surfing.
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October 16, 1997 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Halloween used to be a one-night stand, a frenzy of Tootsie Rolls and ghoulish get-ups. Now it's a season, and along with trips to the pumpkin patch, you can scare yourself silly the next few weeks during Santa Paula's Ghost Walk '97. This annual wingding is an evening amble through one of Santa Paula's older, ritzy neighborhoods where ghosts emerge from the shadows with ghastly tales of death, ill-fated love, and, on the lighter side, surfing.
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March 15, 1993 | PATRICK McCARTNEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Marian Tucker watched as volunteer historians converted the front window of her clothing store into an exhibit on apricot farming. "As a kid, I was able to get a job pitting apricots during the harvest," Tucker recalled of the summers she spent growing up in Santa Paula. "Working next to my friends, we didn't think of it as work--we thought of it as fun," the shopkeeper said. "At least my hands didn't get stained like the kids who shelled walnuts."
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May 15, 1997 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Paula has only 23,000 residents, but it offers more reasons to mark your calendar these days than most towns its size. No. 1: The Santa Paula Oil Museum is showcasing a meticulously restored 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite. The puckish sports car, with its trademark bug-eyed headlights, won top honors in international competition for its Thousand Oaks owner. No.
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May 15, 1997 | JANE HULSE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Santa Paula has only 23,000 residents, but it offers more reasons to mark your calendar these days than most towns its size. No. 1: The Santa Paula Oil Museum is showcasing a meticulously restored 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite. The puckish sports car, with its trademark bug-eyed headlights, won top honors in international competition for its Thousand Oaks owner. No.
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March 15, 1993 | PATRICK McCARTNEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Marian Tucker watched as volunteer historians converted the front window of her clothing store into an exhibit on apricot farming. "As a kid, I was able to get a job pitting apricots during the harvest," Tucker recalled of the summers she spent growing up in Santa Paula. "Working next to my friends, we didn't think of it as work--we thought of it as fun," the shopkeeper said. "At least my hands didn't get stained like the kids who shelled walnuts."
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