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Pedestrain hit in parking lot of Valero Gas Station–Ventura

Pedestrain hit in parking lot of Valero Gas Station–Ventura

At one this afternoon, the Ventura Police Command Center received a 911 call of an injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian in the parking lot of Valero Gas, 11005 Citrus Dr.  When officers arrived they found the victim, a 43-year-old female, suffering from a serious injury to her leg.  The victim, who was […]

Santa Paula Hospital needs more patients to stay open

Santa Paula Hospital needs more patients to stay open

By Debra Tash Santa Paula Hospital: administrator for the Ventura County Health Department, Cyndie Cole, did a presentation at the start of this evening’s city council meeting in Santa Paula.  The hospital had reopened under the County’s Department of Health in 2006 after a 2 ½ year closure. Some new physician groups will be serving […]

Crews quickly extinguish two fires in Ventura

Crews quickly extinguish two fires in Ventura

Two fires were quickly extinguished by crews in Ventura.  One started on a vacant on the 3000 block of E. Main Street shortly after 1:30 this afternoon.  When crews arrived they found a large pile of burning refuse.  Ventura Police on the scene detained two reported vagrants. The fire was extinguished before it could extend […]

Westpark Community Center to receive donation from Altrusa International

Westpark Community Center to receive donation from Altrusa International

The public is invited to attend a brief donation ceremony at Westpark Community Center, pill 450 West Harrison Avenue in Ventura, healing on Tuesday, April 22 from 4:30 to 5 pm. will present a $2,200 check for supplies for the youth center to Mayor Cheryl Heitmann and Councilmember Mike Tracy after a few opening remarks. […]

Expect more truck traffic in Ventura during hospital construction

Expect more truck traffic in Ventura during hospital construction

Ventura’s Transportation Division announces additional truck traffic scheduled for three months during hospital construction project  

Ventura–Fire at Bryn Mawr Townhomes

Ventura–Fire at Bryn Mawr Townhomes

Residents of a large condominium complex were awakened early Friday morning to the smell of smoke from one of the trash facilities and laundry rooms. Firefighters made access through one of the gates of the complex and found a large dumpster and surrounding structure fully ablaze. Flames from the dumpster consumed a wooden roof structure […]

Rollover on Highway 126 early this morning

Rollover on Highway 126 early this morning

Early Sunday morning, a four-door sedan traveling Eastbound on the 126 freeway, careened off the roadway and rolled numerous times before coming to a rest against a fence. First on scene fire personnel surveyed the vehicle and four people were found still inside. Fire paramedics stabilized the car and freed four occupants of light entrapment […]

City of Ventura files third lawsuit challenging illegal United Water District charges

City of Ventura files third lawsuit challenging illegal United Water District charges

Yesterday, hospital the City of Ventura filed a third lawsuit against the United Water Conservation District (United) for failing to establish fair and equitable rates for all ratepayers who draw water from aquifers within their boundaries. The lawsuit stems from the United Board’s approval of rates in October 2013 without following due process and cost […]

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Ventura Police patrol officers arrived at the scene and found Thomas Parker suffering from serious injuries.  During the investigation it was learned that Parker was riding his motorcycle westbound on Foothill Road when he drifted off of the right shoulder of the road, striking the curb.  He was ejected from the motorcycle.  Parker was transported […]

Parolee attempts theft at Ventura High School

Parolee attempts theft at Ventura High School

The Ventura Police Department’s School Resource Officer assigned to Ventura High School was patrolling the campus on foot, tadalafil when he observed the suspect, mind later identified as Christopher Thoma, enter the school grounds through an unlocked gate.  The officer saw Thoma retrieve a student’s unlocked bicycle and start walking off of the campus towards […]