After his family’s restaurant closed, Rubén Salinas became an Animal

Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter

Rubén Salinas hopped on a plane to Australia Monday night.

Just a few weeks after helping his family close Los Caporales, Salinas, a saxophone player, is heading on an international tour with Eric Burdon and the Animals — Salinas being one of the newest “Animals.”

Salinas is an Ojai native; his parents bought him his first saxophone when he was 10.

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