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Ventura: Chopper Rescues Injured Hiker

Ventura: Chopper Rescues Injured Hiker

MEDIA RELEASE   Date Of Release:               07/02/2021 Incident Commander:      Battalion Chief Matt Brock Incident Type:                     Remote rescue – injured hiker Date/Time of Incident:      11:13 am, 07/02/2021 Incident Location:             Ventura, CA – Arroyo Verde Park trail system Cause/Origin:                    Fall Injuries Reported:            37-year-old female          Units Committed On-Scene: Medic Engine, Medic Truck, Ambulance, […]

Oxnard Moves to Take Local Control of EMS Ambulance Services

Oxnard Moves to Take Local Control of EMS Ambulance Services

    By Doug Partello   The City of Oxnard moves to take over EMS ambulance services, cut Ventura County EMS Services(VCEMS), and AMR/Gold Coast Ambulance Service(GCA) out of the picture, per the recommendation of interim Oxnard Fire Chief, Alexander Hamilton. He claims poor response times, high cost, private companies choosing money over saving lives, Oxnard […]

Santa Paula City Council Part Two: 2015/2016 Budget

Santa Paula City Council Part Two: 2015/2016 Budget

By Sheryl Hamlin In Part One covering the June 1, 2015 Santa Paula City Council meeting, three items were considered:  Street Repair, Delinquent Bills and Low-Cost Housing. In Part Two, the council discussion of the proposed 2015/2016 budget will be reviewed. Recall that the special March 21, 2015 council session was devoted to citizen input […]

Minimum Wage – It’s All About Perception!

Minimum Wage – It’s All About Perception!

By  Dave Bego  , Recently, the “Fight for Fifteen” demonstrations at McDonald’s and Wal-Mart stores across the country have sparked empathy in the news coverage by the main stream media. The liberal coverage of these outlets portrays employees as being taken advantage of and in need of increased wages and benefits. As with most things […]

UPDATE – FATALITY – Pedestrian hit at Seventh and “F” Streets in Oxnard

UPDATE – FATALITY – Pedestrian hit at Seventh and “F” Streets in Oxnard

UPDATE:  The pedestrian died this afternoon at the Ventura County Medical Center.  The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting an investigation to locate the decedent’s next of kin.   5:30 A.M. Saturday morning officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to the intersection of Seventh Street and ‘F’ Street in reference to […]

Oxnard resident dies under suspicious circumstances–Police Investigating

Oxnard resident dies under suspicious circumstances–Police Investigating

Around 11:30 this morning officers and EMS were dispatched to the 4900 block of South “C” Street regarding a subject not breathing. When officers and EMS arrived they located the female subject. Emergency responders pronounced her deceased at the scene. The subject was a 48 year old Oxnard resident. Her name is being withheld until […]