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Moorpark Council Budgets $500k For General Plan

Moorpark Council Budgets $500k For General Plan

By  Gina Harden  MOORPARK | The Moorpark City Council enjoyed a relatively quiet meeting Wednesday night with few community members in attendance and zero public comments despite noteworthy items on the Sept. 4 agenda. Following a presentation by Planning Manager Doug Spondello, the Council unanimously approved a resolution to amend the budget and authorized staff […]

Oxnard Man Charged with Murder

Oxnard Man Charged with Murder

Jaime Villarreal (DOB 8/21/76), of Oxnard, has been charged with the murder of Raymond Delval, of Oxnard, which occurred on August 30, 2019. The complaint charges one count of murder and a special allegation that a gun was personally used during the commission of the crime. Villarreal appeared in court on September 4, 2019. The […]

School board ignores public; rejects Fitzgerald and Goldberg censure

School board ignores public; rejects Fitzgerald and Goldberg censure

By Michael Hernandez THOUSAND OAKS—Another heated Conejo Valley Unified School District board meeting that lasted until 11:30 p.m. resulted in the rejection (by 4-1 margin with Board Member Sandee Everett dissenting) of two discussion items requesting the creation of a Board Ad-Hoc Committee to write a censure resolution regarding Board Members Jenny Fitzgerald (for her […]

Walmart To Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition After Mass Shootings

Walmart To Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition After Mass Shootings

WILLIAM DAVIS REPORTER   Walmart will stop selling certain kinds of ammunition following the latest mass shooting that took place in Texas over the weekend. The Arkansas-based store announced the decision Tuesday after weeks of protests against their gun policy. The company said they will stop selling handgun and shot-barrel ammunition, and will instead focus on […]

Hundreds Of Border Patrol Agents Have Been Assaulted This Year

Hundreds Of Border Patrol Agents Have Been Assaulted This Year

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   There have been hundreds of assaults against Border Patrol agents this fiscal year, demonstrating the dangers agents endure while protecting the U.S. from illegal immigration, drug smuggling and other crimes. There have been over 600 assaults of Border Patrol agents since Oct. 1, 2018, the beginning of the […]

Oxnard Bookkeeper Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison

Oxnard Bookkeeper Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison

Judge Bruce Young sentenced Inez Marie Byars (DOB 5/15/75), of Oxnard, to nine years in prison for perpetrating a fraud scheme victimizing an elderly and disabled Oxnard resident. The case against Byars resulted from an investigation conducted by the Oxnard Police Department. Byars was employed as a part-time bookkeeper for a 71-year-old disabled man who […]

Roommate Charged with Murder

Roommate Charged with Murder

Doyle Alan Johnson (DOB 7/11/1965), of Ventura, has been charged with murder for the killing of Audrey Evans, of Ventura, which occurred on August 29, 2019.  The complaint charges one count of murder and a special allegation that a knife was personally used during the commission of the crime. Johnson appeared in court on September […]

Dive Boat Catches Fire off Santa Cruz Island – 34 passengers Unaccounted For

Dive Boat Catches Fire off Santa Cruz Island – 34 passengers Unaccounted For

Update: 25 bodies have been located.  Nine are still missing, one a crew member.  The search has been called off for survivors.  From CNN: “A day after the inferno, about 14 people are still missing, Brown said. On Tuesday, search crews will make the grim transition from a rescue mission to a recovery operation.”  Update […]

Odessa Police Say Only 1 Gunman Was Responsible For Shooting That Killed 7

Odessa Police Say Only 1 Gunman Was Responsible For Shooting That Killed 7

  CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Odessa police said Sunday that one gunman was involved in a shooting Saturday that killed at least seven people and injured more than 20 others. Police previously suspected multiple shooters were potentially involved, Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said during a news conference, The Hill reported. They are now “confident” there was […]

Five Dead, 21 Injured in Midland-Odessa Shooting — Three Officers Wounded

Five Dead, 21 Injured in Midland-Odessa Shooting — Three Officers Wounded

BOB PRICE and LANA SHADWICK Police in Odessa, Texas, report that five people were killed and 21 were injured in a shooting that began after a traffic stop. Three officers are said to be among the wounded. Police shot and killed the suspect. UPDATE 7:00 p.m.: YourBasin.com reports that the shooter stopped a mail truck, shot the driver, […]