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Armed Oregon Residents Set Up Roadblocks After Fire Was Ignited Intentionally, Police Say

Armed Oregon Residents Set Up Roadblocks After Fire Was Ignited Intentionally, Police Say

By Jake Dima  Bands of armed Oregonians blocked roads and demanded identification from motorists after a small fire was ignited intentionally on Saturday, police said. Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese said the blaze was started by an illegal firework and was put out quickly, according to a Saturday tweet from the department. Oregon has been plagued by wildfires in […]

Santa Paula PD thank public for participation in 4th of July Fireworks Reporting

Santa Paula PD thank public for participation in 4th of July Fireworks Reporting

Each year as we celebrate our nation’s independence, we experience problems within our community with fireworks. All fireworks are illegal in the city. Numerous people are affected by the fireworks and the Santa Paula Police Department takes the concerns very seriously. Many citizens who light illegal fireworks off don’t understand or acknowledge the dangers people […]

Private Sector Takes Over Fireworks Duties

Private Sector Takes Over Fireworks Duties

By George Miller With most municipal fireworks shows in the area canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, the private sector moved in to fill the breach. Do it yourself fireworks by residents have always been a problem in Oxnard, but it reached  a new level this year. For the last month, shooting off fireworks has been […]

Trump to kick off Independence Day weekend at Mt. Rushmore amid anti-monument push from activists

Trump to kick off Independence Day weekend at Mt. Rushmore amid anti-monument push from activists

By Adam Shaw | Fox News President Trump on Friday will travel to Mount Rushmore to mark the start of Independence Day weekend with a firework display — coming at a time of vigorous national debate over America’s history, and when the South Dakota landmark is under renewed scrutiny by activists. Trump is expected to speak at the […]

Santa Paula | Seizure of Illegal Fireworks

Santa Paula | Seizure of Illegal Fireworks

Santa Paula Police Department – Incident Press Release  Over the last few months, we have noticed an increase in illegal firework activity within the city. The department increased it’s patrols within the city and the Special Enforcement Unit has directed it’s focus on this activity. On Friday June 27, 2020, our Special Enforcement Unit seized […]

Clear and Present Danger from Massive Fireworks Stockpiles in Oxnard

Clear and Present Danger from Massive Fireworks Stockpiles in Oxnard

    By John Jay A 21 year old man was killed by a roman candle mortar in Oxnard in July 2019.  Two or three fires are started every year in Oxnard by  these roman candle mortars.  Ventura County is in  a known fire hazard  area, along with some other counties, so  there  is imminent danger […]

Simi Valley | Fireworks Advisory Message

Simi Valley | Fireworks Advisory Message

Due to the extremely dry conditions on our local hillsides this year, unlawful fireworks displays during the July 4th holiday period pose a greater threat to the health and safety of our community than in years past. In an effort to reduce potential injuries and property damage, the Simi Valley Police Department asks all residents […]

A Nanny Law Independence Day

A Nanny Law Independence Day

  Richard Eber, California Political News and Views With the 4th of July fast approaching local and state governments are putting out dire warnings about the dangers of illegal fireworks.  They are especially concerned about personal injury and property damage. From Santa Maria to San Jose law enforcement agencies have been planning their strategies on handling […]

Where To Experience a Fabulous Fourth of July Display in Ventura County

Where To Experience a Fabulous Fourth of July Display in Ventura County

Calabasas– Calabasas High School, 9p.m Camarillo- Camarillo High School, 9 p.m. Channel Islands/ Oxnard- Channel Islands Harbor, 9 p.m. City of Ventura- Ventura College Athletic Field, 9 p.m. Moorpark- Arroyo Vista Park, July 3rd at 9 p.m. Ojai– Nordhoff High School, 9:15 p.m. Santa Paula– Harding Park, 9 p.m. Simi Valley- Rancho Santa Susana Community […]

4th of July Community Events and Public Safety

4th of July Community Events and Public Safety

Ventura’s 4th of July Street Fair continues its proud 44-year tradition on Thursday, July 4, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm in Ventura’s Downtown Cultural District. “We Have Liftoff!” is this year’s theme, in honor of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo Program. The Independence Day event regularly draws more than 50,000 residents and visitors. […]

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