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Oxnard Mayor Flynn Again Busted by DA for Brown Act Violation

Oxnard Mayor Flynn Again Busted by DA for Brown Act Violation

By George Miller The Ventura County District Attorney’s office on July 28, 2020 again issued a warning to Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn for a Brown Act violation.  This time it was because at the December 17, 2019 Council meeting, he permitted City Manager Alex Nguyen to continue on a 9 1/2 minute monologue on a […]

District Attorney Issues Warning on Recent Contact Tracing COVID-19 Scams

District Attorney Issues Warning on Recent Contact Tracing COVID-19 Scams

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today a warning to the public to be aware of current COVID-19 scams being reported to law enforcement agencies. Other counties are reporting that scammers are posing as contact tracers to obtain personal information and steal money from unknowing victims. While it is important to respond […]

No Charges Will Be Filed Related to Ventura Protest Incident – Driver acted in self-defense

No Charges Will Be Filed Related to Ventura Protest Incident – Driver acted in self-defense

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that no charges will be filed related to a protest and traffic incident that occurred in the afternoon on June 7, 2020. Numerous protesters had congregated at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Telephone Road in the city of Ventura during a planned protest. During […]

District Attorney Alerts Community to New Price Gouging Executive Order

District Attorney Alerts Community to New Price Gouging Executive Order

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten wishes to alert county residents of a new Executive Order by Governor Gavin Newsom regarding price gouging. Pursuant to Executive Order N-44-20 issued April 3, 2020, retailers may not charge a price that is ten percent greater than the price that they charged on February 4, 2020, for food, consumer […]

District Attorney Issues Warning of Covid-19 Scams

District Attorney Issues Warning of Covid-19 Scams

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that consumers should   be on the lookout for scammers trying to take advantage of county residents during this public health emergency. Federal and local law enforcement agencies are reporting an increase in scams related to the COVID_19 pandemic including: Fake Cures/Testing – Scammers are trying […]

More complaints of Price Gouging in the County

More complaints of Price Gouging in the County

District Attorney’s Office has initiated several investigations against county businesses for potential violations of Penal Code section 396, price gouging. Since March 5, 2020, the District Attorney’s Office has received more than 90 e-mails and 40 phone calls reporting suspected price gouging in Ventura County. District attorney investigators have been contacting community members regarding these […]

District Attorney Issues Covid-19 Price Gouging Consumer Alert

District Attorney Issues Covid-19 Price Gouging Consumer Alert

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten today issued a consumer alert regarding price gouging following Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 4, 2020, declaration of a state of emergency due to the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus. Pursuant to this state of emergency, price gouging as defined by Penal Code section 396 is illegal until September […]

Why I am voting for Jackie Lacey for Los Angeles District Attorney

Why I am voting for Jackie Lacey for Los Angeles District Attorney

By J.R.   This year we’ll be voting for our county District Attorney. It will most likely come down to Jackie Lacey and George Gascón. I wanted to talk about my family’s experience with Jackie Lacey. In 2013, our daughter (10 years old at the time) was kidnapped. It was a horrific experience for her. […]

Felons, Come One, Come All! Gascon and Rossi welcome you to their Los Angeles!

Felons, Come One, Come All!  Gascon and Rossi welcome you to their Los Angeles!

By Marc Debbaudt, Guest Editorial . What would Los Angeles look like if George Gascon or Rachel Rossi actually became the County’s next District Attorney? In a nutshell (and you would have to be a nut to vote for either of them), they will make L.A. the greatest haven for criminals in the nation. Yes, even […]

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out – Voters in Los Angeles be warned on this D.A. Candidate

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out – Voters in Los Angeles be warned on this D.A. Candidate

    By Nancy Tung Although I spent my high school years in a suburb of Los Angeles, I’ve called San Francisco my home for the last 19 years. In 2001, I embarked on my career of public service, joining the California Attorney General’s Office in the Criminal Division and becoming a San Francisco Assistant […]

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