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State postponing diesel law for many truckers may save jobs

State postponing diesel law for many truckers may save jobs

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued revised plans that would postpone its draconian diesel law. This new development might save some trucking businesses that otherwise may have had no choice but to leave the state or shut down.   CARB postponing diesel law for many truckers   Lightly shaded areas are proposed for […]

Oxnard: Prowler attempts to gag eight year old with rag

Oxnard: Prowler attempts to gag eight year old with rag

Officers responded to the Colony Mobile Home Park located in the 2400 Block of East Pleasant Valley Road regarding a prowler. Officers learned a male suspect had entered a mobile home through an open bedroom window. The screen to the window was cut to gain entrance. Once inside the bedroom, the suspect placed a rag […]

Thousand Oaks: Futurist Joel Kotkin to Kick-off City’s 2064 Visioning Program on March 26

Thousand Oaks: Futurist Joel Kotkin to Kick-off City’s 2064 Visioning Program on March 26

Location: Civic Arts Plaza – Scherr Forum 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd Date/Time: Wednesday, March 26 – 7:00 to 9:00 PM As part of the continuing celebration of our 50-year anniversary, the City of Thousand Oaks proudly announces the kick-off event to the “Thousand Oaks 2064” visioning program. Joel Kotkin, Futurist and author of “The Next […]

Insufficient Evidence Clears Ventura Police Officer in Shooting

Insufficient Evidence Clears Ventura Police Officer in Shooting

By Daniel Gelman The office of Ventura County District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced on Monday, March 17, that they had completed their investigation of a police involved shooting in Ventura  from 2011. According to a report by the D.A.’s office, Jesus Farias, a parolee and gang member fled to Ventura from National City near […]

Sheriff’s gang unit cracks down on possession of illegal guns

Sheriff’s gang unit cracks down on possession of illegal guns

During the beginning of March 2014, members of the Sheriff’s Gang Unit conducted a series of search warrants and probation searches in various areas of Ventura County. During the searches, 3 handguns were recovered, which were found to be in possession of different gang members within the county. n March 5th, 2014, the Sheriff’s Gang […]

Ventura Police participate in program to curb underaged drinking

Ventura Police participate in program to curb underaged drinking

The Ventura Police Department participated in the annual Statewide Shoulder Tap operation sponsored by the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC).  The Ventura Police Department is one of nearly 100 law enforcement agencies in the State collaborating with ABC on this detail. This Statewide Shoulder Tap operation is to enforce the law, get the word […]

Ninth Circuit’s ruling guarantees effects of drought will worsen

Ninth Circuit’s ruling guarantees effects of drought will worsen

PLF calls court’s Delta smelt ruling a “reverse rain dance for California” Sacramento, CA:  A panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal district court ruling and largely upheld the federal government’s 2008 “biological opinion” for the delta smelt.  This “bio-op” is a regulation under the Endangered Species Act that has […]

Santa Paula Council approves online bill pay system and hears analysis of city’s cost for Limoneira’s East Area project

Santa Paula Council approves online bill pay system and hears analysis of city’s cost for Limoneira’s East Area project

In the opening prayer at tonight’s Santa Paula city council meeting they remembered Ashley Moran, unhealthy the 21 year old woman found dead early this Saturday in Obregon Park. The council approved going forward with an online utility payment system for residents.  The city must pay its software provider a one time $2500 setup fee.  […]

UPDATE: Oxnard: Car stolen that was related to the kidnapping of a four year old – recovered

UPDATE: Oxnard:  Car stolen that was related to the kidnapping of a four year old – recovered

The Oxnard Police Department located the 2003 Ford Mustang that was stolen at about 6 am this  morning and was related to the kidnapping of a four year old.  The vehicle was located in the area of Channel Islands Boulevard and Rose Avenue.  After a brief vehicle pursuit, here the vehicle stopped and the occupants […]

Major loss of control over the internet: U.S. government to relinquish oversight of Internet addresses

Major loss of control over the internet: U.S. government to relinquish oversight of Internet addresses

The U.S. Government puts this out in the Friday news dump: U.S. government to relinquish oversight of Internet addresses by John Hayward The U.S. government is going to surrender its oversight role over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) sometime in late 2015, according to an announcement on Friday evening.  ICANN is […]