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Oxnard–Metrolink Crash: Over 50 Injured, 4 listed in critical condition

Oxnard–Metrolink Crash:  Over 50 Injured, 4 listed in critical condition

By George Miller A Metrolink train crashed into a truck stopped on the tracks at a grade crossing at Rice Ave. near 5th Street in a farm and industrial area of Oxnard shortly before 5:45am, Tuesday morning, February 24th.  Four train cars were derailed.  There were 51 reported injured, 28 hospitalized and being treated at local area hospitals. […]

Mandalay Beach (Oxnard): water rescue that wasn’t

Mandalay Beach (Oxnard): water rescue that wasn’t

By George Miller Oxnard Fire Dept executed a textbook response to a call reporting a jet skiier in distress in the surf near Oxnard Beach Park (Mandalay Beach)  about 1:45 PM today. We saw a large procession of vehicles, from hook & ladder trucks down to a pickup truck on steroids with a surboard on top. In […]

Oxnard Christmas tree lighting attended by 1000

Oxnard Christmas tree lighting attended by 1000

By George Miller The traditional Oxnard Christmas tree lighting took place on Friday evening. Free hot chocolate and pastries were offered to all, while vendors sold tasty food and troupers and politicians entertained us.  Somewhere in the neighborhood of a thousand people, very kid-heavy, enthusiastically watched the proceedings. All observed seemed to be having a fine […]

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