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Advisory: Downtown Ventura Farmers’ Market to Close During the Ventura County Fair Parade

Advisory: Downtown Ventura Farmers’ Market to Close During the Ventura County Fair Parade

The Downtown Ventura Farmers’ Market will close during the Ventura County Fair Parade on Saturday, August 5 and will reopen again the following Saturday, August 12.   The Downtown Ventura Saturday Farmers’ Market runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on the corners of East Santa Clara and Palm Streets. The Farmers’ Market held on Wednesdays […]

Ventura Council Approves Auto Center Plan and Big Freeway Sign During July 24 Meeting

Ventura Council Approves Auto Center Plan and Big Freeway Sign During July 24 Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Ventura City Council approved general, and amended-specific plans, allowing improvements to its Auto Center during Monday night’s meeting. The improvements include a highly-debated, larger flashing freeway sign – all as part of the city’s broader Economic Development Strategy Focus Area 1.   The Auto Center Specific Plan includes the following key […]

Great White Shark Gets Shockingly Close To Paddle Boarders Near California — Santa Claus Beach in Carpinteria

Great White Shark Gets Shockingly Close To Paddle Boarders Near California — Santa Claus Beach in Carpinteria

A great white shark got dangerously close to a pair of paddle boarders while they swam in the ocean. The predator surprised the two friends when it swam nearby last Saturday at Santa Claus Beach in Carpinteria. Francesca Nash and her friend Rose Lebow paddled past the shore break when the shark arrived. Nash said […]

Brownley on Senate GOP Bill: CBO Score is More Proof This is a Tax Cut Bill, Not Healthcare Bill

Brownley on Senate GOP Bill:  CBO Score is More Proof This is a Tax Cut Bill, Not Healthcare Bill

Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley issued the following statement on the recently released Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of the Senate Republican’s bill: “The news today from the Congressional Budget Office that the Senate Republican’s bill will eliminate healthcare completely for 22 million Americans just confirms what we already knew: This isn’t a healthcare bill. It […]

Simi Valley Physician Pleads Guilty to Selling Controlled Substance

Simi Valley Physician Pleads Guilty to Selling Controlled Substance

William Matzner, M.D. (DOB 12/31/58), a Simi Valley-based internal medicine/primary care doctor who was granted a medical license by the Medical Board of California in 1986, has plead guilty to one count of selling the opiate oxycodone, a controlled substance, in violation of Health & Safety Code section 11352(a), a felony. On June 21, 2017, […]

Yiannopoulos fan files lawsuit after pepper-spray attack at UC Berkeley

Yiannopoulos fan files lawsuit after pepper-spray attack at UC Berkeley

An Oakland, Calif., woman is suing the University of California, Berkeley and 15 other parties, claiming they did nothing to protect her when she was attacked by protesters with pepper spray while attending a planned speaking event for conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on campus in February. In a federal lawsuit filed this week, Kiara Robles […]

Sheriff conducts Probation Searches in Oak View

Sheriff conducts Probation Searches in Oak View

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On Friday May 26th, 2017, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Ojai Valley Station deployed 4 deputies into the field for the purpose of conducting probation / parole sweeps in the unincorporated area of the Ojai Valley. Patrol deputies assigned to the Ojai Valley Station wanted to take a proactive approach […]

Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Returns 25 Years After Mastectomy

Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Returns 25 Years After Mastectomy

Olivia Newton-John’s Cancer Returns 25 Years After Mastectomy Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John announced yesterday that her tour is on hiatus while she gets treatment for breast cancer. This is the Grease star’s second battle with breast cancer. She was originally diagnosed in 1992 and underwent chemotherapy and a partial mastectomy at the time, reports […]

Stop Putting Government on a Pedestal… Don’t Label Crimes against Police “Hate Crimes”

Stop Putting Government on a Pedestal… Don’t Label Crimes against Police “Hate Crimes”

    By Kevin Harris In May, 2016, Louisiana became the first state to make attacking police officers (and firefighters) a hate crime. Since then, 13 more states, most of them Republican-led, have passed “penalty enhancements” for crimes against police, with more on the way.  Once you get past the irony of Republicans pushing through […]

NRA Sues California Over ‘Gunmageddon’ Law

NRA Sues California Over ‘Gunmageddon’ Law

The National Rifle Association is suing the state of California over a law restricting magazine capacity to 10 bullets or less the organization argues is an unconstitutional limitation. The NRA Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) and the California Rifle and Pistol Association (CRPA) are spearheading the lawsuit, the second launched by the NRA this year […]