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Ventura’s water mess

Ventura’s water mess

By Joe Richardson, Daniel Cormode & Paul D. White   The 2016 city of Ventura’s “Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report” is not titled “Half-truths and Outright Misrepresentations,” but it should be. Without major, immediate changes, Ventura’s water shortages will be at a scary level within five years. It will force all growth to stop, and current residents won’t have adequate water to […]

Ventura Pier closed due to high surf

Ventura Pier closed due to high surf

Ventura Police Department   On 12/11/15 at approximately 0700 hours, the Ventura Police Command Center received information that high surf conditions were causing waves to break over the pier.  Patrol officers responded to the pier and confirmed that waves were crashing onto the pier and had possibly caused some damage to the structure of the […]

Ventura Fire Department responds to Hazardous Material/Gas Leak on Eastman Ave.

Ventura Fire Department responds to Hazardous Material/Gas Leak on Eastman Ave.

Ventura City Fire personnel investigated a reported gas leak inside a 2-story office building in the 1300 block of Eastman Ave, Ventura, CA. They initially discovered an odor consistent with a possible HVAC equipment failure/burning, and also detected elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO). The business was immediately evacuated and attempts begun to pinpoint the […]