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Condominium fire in Ventura

Condominium fire in Ventura

On October 21, 2019, 10:14 AM Ventura Fire responded to a reported structure fire, first arriving unit reported smoke showing from multiple floors and attic of two-story 4-unit condominium complex. Interior attack was initiated in close conjunction with vertical ventilation and exposure protection. Fire was held to condo unit of origin and quickly knocked down, […]

Ventura | Suspect in Custody for Kohl’s Theft

Ventura | Suspect in Custody for Kohl’s Theft

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release While investigating the loss of merchandise to Kohls, Loss Prevention Officers began monitoring security footage from 9/7 and 9/26. On security video, Loss Prevention observed an unknown male suspect steal a large amount of property from the store and flee in a vehicle. They contacted the Ventura Police Department […]

Oxnard Teen Sentenced for Role in 2018 Stabbing Death

Oxnard Teen Sentenced for Role in 2018 Stabbing Death

A 17-year-old juvenile male, of Oxnard, was ordered to serve the maximum term of 12 years in the Department of Juvenile Justice for his role in the May 20, 2018, killing of Adrian Ornelas, also of Oxnard.  The juvenile admitted to committing robbery and voluntary manslaughter on August 20, 2019.    In the early morning hours […]

Don Jr. Warns Transgender Athletes ‘Will Destroy Women’s Sports’

Don Jr. Warns Transgender Athletes ‘Will Destroy Women’s Sports’

PETER HASSON SENIOR REPORTER   Allowing biologically male athletes who identify as transgender to compete in female athletics “will destroy women’s sports,” Donald Trump Jr. said Monday. The president’s oldest son was reacting to a Daily Caller News Foundation story on a biologically male cyclist winning a women’s world championship Saturday. “This BS will destroy women’s […]

As Homelessness Surges in California, So Does a Backlash

As Homelessness Surges in California, So Does a Backlash

By Thomas Fuller, Tim Arango and Louis Keene OAKLAND, Calif. — Insults like “financial parasites” and “bums” have been directed at them, not to mention rocks and pepper spray. Fences, potted plants and other barriers have been erected to keep them off sidewalks. Citizen patrols have been organized, vigilante style, to walk the streets and push them out. California […]

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Potential Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Due To Potential Asbestos Contamination

KYLE HOOTEN CONTRIBUTOR   Johnson & Johnson (J&J) recalled a single lot of baby powder on Wednesday, citing concerns that it may contain asbestos. This recall comes after an FDA test revealed sub-trace amounts of chrysotile asbestos in a sample of J&J baby powder purchased from an online retailer, according to a company press release. Asbestos is a natural […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center Awarded Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

St. John’s Regional Medical Center Awarded Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center Certification

St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a member of Dignity Health, is the first in Ventura County and one in 45 hospitals nationally to achieve the Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). “St. John’s Stroke Center is excited to earn the distinction as a […]

Acorn Processing Workshop with Christopher Nyerges on Saturday, November 2

Acorn Processing Workshop with Christopher Nyerges on Saturday, November 2

Join Ojai herbalist Lanny Kaufer and special guest author and forager Christopher Nyerges for an Acorn Processing Workshop in Ojai on Saturday, November 2, to learn all aspects of foraging, processing and preparing acorns. The workshop will begin with a morning plant walk on the Ventura River Preserve followed by an afternoon workshop under a […]

Ventura Police Department Asks Drivers to “Stop on Red” During National School Bus Safety Week

Ventura Police Department Asks Drivers to “Stop on Red” During National School Bus Safety Week

During National School Bus Safety Week Oct. 21-25, the Ventura Police Department is supporting efforts across the state to make sure children are safe taking the bus to and from school. Held every year during the third week of October, National School Bus Safety Week is a way for parents, children, teachers, bus drivers, school […]