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Ventura–Suspect arrested for possession of burglary tools

Ventura–Suspect arrested for possession of burglary tools

On April 12th at 12:30 am Saturday morning a Ventura Patrol Officer observed a bicyclist riding through a residential neighborhood in the 300 block of S Santa Cruz St without the required lighting equipment. The officer stopped and detained this subject identified as Bryan McNeil. A records check showed that McNeil is on probation with […]

Open letter to the Ventura Mayor, Council and City Manager–Quit wasting our money

Open letter to the Ventura Mayor, Council and City Manager–Quit wasting our money

Mayor, City Council and City Manager, I agree wholeheartedly with the Ventura Taxpayers Association that an oversight committee is needed for the Ventura Water Department given the level of planned capital expenditures ($451 million) and the recent Water Department/City missteps – specifically the $55 million Heal the Bay lawsuit related to the dumping of treated […]

Ventura Police stop thief from making off with customer’s property

Ventura Police stop thief  from making off with customer’s property

At approximately 4pm today Ventura Police Command Center received a 911 call from employees of Mac’s Mac’s Auto Upholstery, treat reporting that someone had just attempted to steal a customer’s vehicle.  Officers responding to the call observed the subject, generic later identified as Matthew Wehrman, pill on foot a short distance away from the business […]

Four Brix Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Four Brix Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Four Brix Winery By Raven West The first question nearly every visitor to Four Brix Winery asks is how they came up with their unusual name. Owners Gary & Karen Stewart, Tracy Noonan, Jim Noonan, Barry Fisher & Laura Peters have been asked that question since they first opened their doors in 2011. “The word […]

April 13, 2014–Free family fun at Owl Festival at Ventura’s historic Olivas Adobe

April 13, 2014–Free family fun at Owl Festival at Ventura’s historic Olivas Adobe

VISITORS are invited to the third annual Owl Festival, cheap a free family event, on Sunday, April 13, from 11 am to 3 pm at the historic Olivas Adobe, located at 4200 Olivas Park Drive in Ventura. LIVE RAPTORS: In honor of the resident owls, The Ojai Raptor Society will bring live owls and hawks […]

ALERT – Car burglaries up in Ventura

ALERT – Car burglaries up in Ventura

As far as vehicle burglaries, the average number is approximately eleven (11) per week.  The suspect(s) may be casing vehicles or checking for items that are left in plain view inside a vehicle.  Computers, purses, luggage, wallets, phones, documents, electronics, etc., are often the targets.  As far as the individuals committing these crimes they often […]

Ventura Police to setup DUI checkpoint this weekend

Ventura Police to setup DUI checkpoint this weekend

Ventura, CA – The Ventura Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint tomorrow night, Friday March 28, 2014 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. DUI checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of persons killed and […]

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Ventura Police patrol officers arrived at the scene and found Thomas Parker suffering from serious injuries.  During the investigation it was learned that Parker was riding his motorcycle westbound on Foothill Road when he drifted off of the right shoulder of the road, striking the curb.  He was ejected from the motorcycle.  Parker was transported […]

Motorcyclist serverly injured in accident – Ventura

Motorcyclist serverly injured in accident – Ventura

The Ventura Police Department Command Center received several 9-1-1 calls regarding a vehicle versus motorcyclist traffic collision on Palma Dr at Market St. in the City of Ventura. Officers arrived on scene and located the traffic collision on Palma Dr south of Valentine Rd. This collision occurred between a Saab vehicle and a Suzuki motorcycle. […]

Explore the bounty of gourmet food available in downtown Ventura

Explore the bounty of gourmet food available in downtown Ventura

Downtown Ventura Tasting Tour “…Though Ventura is a typical laid-back So Cal beach town, cure the food scene is eclectic, vibrant and has something for everyone. During this three-and-a-half-hour tour, you find out exactly what Ventura has to offer foodies and history buffs, in typical comfortableVentura style.” – Lisa S. On this tour, guests will explore […]