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A whale of a day at Zuma Beach

A whale of a day at Zuma Beach

By Pete Padilla Editor’s note: Pete’s retired, so he has lots of time to pursue his hobbies.  Photography is a particular passion he’s been pursuing most of his life, including a stint as base photographer in the Air Force.He has scads of local/regional photos: seascapes, landscapes, miscellaneous, also Native American subjects.  This week, he was down […]

Thousand Oaks Doctor and her Husband Arrested After Patient’s Death

Thousand Oaks Doctor and her Husband Arrested After Patient’s Death

The Oxnard Multicultural Mental Health Coalition Latino Mental Health Survey

The Oxnard Multicultural Mental Health Coalition Latino Mental Health Survey

    By Armando Vazquez In Oxnard t we do not know where to turn to seek out help with our mental health issues. This is why the Oxnard multicultural Mental Health (OMMH) coalition is such a critical and unique community mental health movement and agent of change.  We are working together toward mental wellness. […]

Santa Clara River Cleanup: Get the Lead (and trash and junk and other bad stuff) Out!

Santa Clara River Cleanup: Get the Lead (and trash and junk and other bad stuff) Out!

By Nina Danza, Sierra Club Hands on was the name of the game at the Santa Clara River Earth Day Clean Up! Sierra Club hosted volunteers on Saturday April 25at the Santa Clara River Gateway Puente land , an area of about 300 acres owned by The Nature Conservancy at Johnson Drive & Hwy 101. […]

Water Wholesaler to cut County Agencies by 15%

Water Wholesaler to cut County Agencies by 15%

Today Metropolian Water District finalized its mandatory rationing plan. From their Press Release: “Effective July 1, salve allocation action expected to prompt mandatory conservation in Southern California this summer in response to record-breaking drought.  Metropolitan Water District’s cutback amounts to a 15 percent reduction in supplies starting July 1 and includes stiff surcharges for member […]

Female inmate attacks deputy Sheriff at Todd Road Jail

Female inmate attacks deputy Sheriff at Todd Road Jail

Thirty year old, ) Keisha Arceneaux from Oxnard, a Ventura County Jail inmate, attacked a deputy sheriff at the Todd Road Jail during morning court movement operations. The inmate is currently in custody on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and theft. On 04/13/15, a female deputy […]

Groundwater Sustainability Agency vote on April 21st

Groundwater Sustainability Agency vote on April 21st

By Logan McFadden At the Camarillo City Council meeting on April 8th, help a representative from the Camrosa Water District asked the Council to send a letter supporting the District’s water management application. The Ventura County Board of Supervisors will vote on April 21, 2015. At issue is the Groundwater Sustainability Agency (GSA). Ventura County […]

The 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)

The 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)

By Sheryl Hamlin Hosted by the Board of the United Water Conservation District and held in the library of Fillmore, ailment California, order the three hour workshop summarized the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), doctor which was signed into law by Governor Brown in September of 2014.  Pronounced “sigma”, the SGMA will change water management […]

Oxnard PD: Month long investigation: Alleged Sexual Predators arrested

Oxnard PD: Month long investigation: Alleged Sexual Predators arrested

On Wednesday 4/1/15, unhealthy after a month long investigation, online detectives from the Oxnard Police Department’s Family Protection Unit (FPU) arrested George Burditt. He was identified as allegedly being in possession of child pornography as well as engaging in sexual acts with a minor. These acts were committed in the City of Oxnard with a […]

Sheriff’s Narc Task Force: Arrests made–Spice found

Sheriff’s Narc Task Force: Arrests made–Spice found

Detectives from the Ventura County Narcotic Task Force concluded an investigation which began in September 2014 into the sales of “Spice” in Ventura County. Spice is a mix of herbs (shredded plant material) with manmade chemicals applied to it which is mind-altering. It is often called “synthetic marijuana” because some of the chemicals in it […]