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“Vistas, Varmints And Vagabonds: The PAC6 Paints The Wild West” Opens July 31 At The Santa Paula Art Museum

“Vistas, Varmints And Vagabonds: The PAC6 Paints The Wild West” Opens July 31 At The Santa Paula Art Museum

SANTA PAULA, CA – The PAC6 Painters return to the Santa Paula Art Museum this summer with their second major exhibition. “Vistas, Varmints and Vagabonds: The PAC6 Paints the Wild West” will open July 31, 2021, and will be on view through November 7, 2021. The artists will be on hand for an opening reception […]

Meiners Oaks And Lane Reduction On Maricopa Hwy

Meiners Oaks And Lane Reduction On Maricopa Hwy

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jeffrey Weinstein, AIA FACTS: The City of Ojai contains less than 7,400 inhabitants within 4.4 square miles, or approximately 1,680 persons per square mile.  Meiners Oaks, adjacent to the City of Ojai, contains 3,600 inhabitants in 1.4 square miles, or 2,570 persons per square mile, making Meiners Oaks 50% more densely […]

Ventura, CA | Stolen Vehicle Arrest

Ventura, CA | Stolen Vehicle Arrest

On 7/23/21, at approximately 2100 hours, a Ventura Police Officer was patrolling in the area of Victoria Av and Moon Dr. when he observed a stolen Ford Edge driving in front of him. Officers stopped the vehicle and contacted the occupants. During the investigation, it was determined Joseph Nichols was driving the car, and it […]

Ventura, CA | Vegetation Fire

Ventura, CA | Vegetation Fire

Press Release Ventura City Fire was dispatched to a reported vegetation fire in the Ventura River area. The first arriving unit found active fire in the Ventura River between the 101 and West Main Street bridges. Additional resources were immediately requested to help extinguish the fire. Units were able to utilize hose lines to quickly […]

Ventura, CA | Attempted Murder / Assault With A Deadly Weapon / Shooting At An Aircraft

Ventura, CA | Attempted Murder / Assault With A Deadly Weapon / Shooting At An Aircraft

Press Release On Thursday morning, July 22, 2021, Joshua Chimarusti was arrested after he fired several rounds from a handgun at a Ventura County Firehawk helicopter. On July 21, 2021 at approximately 9:15 PM, the crew of Ventura County Firehawk Copter 4 was conducting nighttime training operations in Lake Casitas when they became aware of […]

Fishing 101: How to Catch Your First Fish

Fishing 101: How to Catch Your First Fish

By Kenneth Reaves Meta: Planning on taking a fishing trip in the near future? Here’s a quick guide to how to catch your first fish, from picking gear to getting that first bite.   If you live by the ocean and you’ve never fished before, you’re missing out! Not only is it an exciting pursuit, but […]

Salinas Man Charged With Murder

Salinas Man Charged With Murder

Ventura, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Josefino Maldonado (D0B 12/13/79), of Salinas, has been charged with the murder of his estranged wife, Eudelia Gonzalez, of Oxnard. On July 11, 2021, Maldonado killed Ms. Gonzalez in Ventura County. Investigators found Ms. Gonzalez’s body on July 17, 2021, north of Santa Barbara, down a steep […]

Ventura Has An Increase In Violent Crimes While Property Crimes Decrease Slightly During Mid-Year Statistics

Ventura Has An Increase In Violent Crimes While Property Crimes Decrease Slightly During Mid-Year Statistics

News Release As mid-year statistics are evaluated, the City of Ventura has experienced an overall increase in Part I Crime of just under 1%. Despite a slight reduction in reported property crimes through the first half of 2021, violent crime is up by 23%, with an increase in sexual assaults and robberies at 53% and […]

Firearms Arrest Related To Narcotics Overdose Investigation

Firearms Arrest Related To Narcotics Overdose Investigation

On July 21, 2021, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit (PCU) concluded an investigation into Fidel Duran, who was wanted in connection with his sale of narcotics to a Fillmore resident which resulted in an overdose. On June 12, 2021, Fillmore Patrol deputies were dispatched to a residence in the City of Fillmore reference […]

California Leaders Mislead Public, Reduce Penalties for Crimes with Deceptively Named Propositions

California Leaders Mislead Public, Reduce Penalties for Crimes with Deceptively Named Propositions

  John Barrick Historically, America’s approach to criminal justice swings back and forth like a pendulum between an emphasis on punishment and an emphasis on rehabilitation. Wisdom incorporates both approaches, but in California, the pendulum has swung heavily toward the rehabilitative aspect of accountability as opposed to punishment. While setting aside a full comparison of […]

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