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CHP Investigates Fatal Pedestrian Collision On 33 Freeway In Ventura
The California Highway Patrol was investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian late Thursday night on the 33 Freeway in west Ventura. The initial report was shortly before 11:30 PM involving a male pedestrian walking between lanes on the southbound 33 north of Stanley Avenue. Later reports...
4 teens arrested in connection with gang-related stabbing of 29-year-old man in Ventura County
A group of four juveniles have been arrested after a street fight led to a man being stabbed in Ventura County. Thousand Oaks Patrol Deputies were called to the intersection of Avenida de las Plantas and Calle Tulipan on reports of a man being stabbed at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.
Man convicted after beating sleeping son with sledgehammer
A Bakersfield man was convicted of attempted murder months after attacking his sleeping son with a sledgehammer in Ventura County, officials announced Thursday. Anthony Nardini, 42, was found guilty of three counts, including attempted murder, aggravated mayhem and assault with a deadly weapon. The jury also found true special allegations of use of a deadly […]
Los Angeles FBI Task Force Launches Operation to Combat Gang Activity in Ventura County
Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Los Angeles Assistant Director in Charge, Don Alway, praised the Ventura County Violent Gang Task Force for their collaboration to combat crime in their neighborhoods. According to FBI Los Angeles, Alway cited the importance of the task force's combined forces in their fight against violent crime and stated his support for its ongoing efforts.
Ventura County's mental health director placed on leave pending personnel investigation
Ventura County's director of behavioral health has been placed on leave with an unknown date for his return, officials said this week. County officials declined to provide reasons for the paid leave for administrator Scott Gilman, saying it was a confidential personnel matter. Assistant Director Loretta Denering has been named acting director of the Behavioral Health Department, which provides drug and mental health treatment to local residents.
Pedestrian struck, killed in Port Hueneme Wednesday night
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday night in Port Hueneme. Port Hueneme Police Department personnel responded to the collision at Park Avenue and North Ventura Road around 8:23 p.m., authorities said. Officers found the man in the roadway, seriously injured. The pedestrian was taken by ambulance to a local hospital...
Oxnard Resident Arrested for Felony Firearms Violations: Local Police Urges Community Vigilance
On September 20, Louie Almanza, a 25-year-old from Oxnard, was arrested by the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit. The arrest happened during a traffic stop near Riverpark and Vineyard Ave. Officers found open alcohol containers in the car, leading to a search. They discovered a loaded 9-millimeter semi-automatic handgun under the right front passenger seat. The gun's serial number was removed, which is a felony. Almanza was charged with felony firearms violations.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Ventura, CA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Ventura.
Ventura's Natural Wonders: The 3 Parks You Need to Explore
In this article, we explore three captivating parks in Ventura. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Check him out! $10,000 prize winner from Ventura County
Standing outside their Simi Valley home, the resident has no idea that the person knocking on his door will be bearing a prize winning check from Publishers Clearing House for $10,000. Zenen Robles says the prize money couldn't have come at a better time and will enable him to clear...
Celebrating 150 Years: A Look at Ventura's Historic Landmarks Past and Present
Ventura County is marking its 150th anniversary. As part of this, a comparison of its famous landmarks from the past and present has been done. The San Buenaventura Mission, First National Bank/Finney’s, Ventura Pier, Ventura City Hall, and Serra Cross in Grant Park are featured.
Confirmed CLas-positive Asian Citrus Psyllid Found in Ventura County
Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program — A Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas)-positive Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) sample has been collected from a residential property in Ventura County in the Santa Paula area and has been confirmed by the Citrus Research Board’s Jerry Dimitman Laboratory. The positive sample – comprised of 12 adult psyllids from a residential citrus tree in the Southwest area of Santa Paula – was collected on Sept. 6 as part of the Multi-Pest Risk Survey and confirmed positive for CLas on Sept. 19. This is the first confirmed CLas-positive ACP found in Ventura County.
Get Your Boots On for a Country BBQ and Line Dancing Fundraiser!
📣 Attention all country music and BBQ lovers! Get ready to boot-scoot and boogie at the upcoming Country BBQ and Line Dancing Fundraiser!. The event will take place on Sat, Sep 23 from 4pm to 7pm. The location? None other than the scenic St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 3290 Loma Vista Road, Ventura, CA 93003.
Man sentenced in role for 2014 Oxnard shootings that killed 1, injured 1
An Oxnard man has been sentenced to 22 years in state prison for his role in a 2014 shooting that killed one man and injured another. Alejandro Morales, 39, had driven the vehicle used during the crime, prosecutors said. The sentence handed down Sept. 13 in Ventura County Superior Court...
Motorcycle Down in SR-126 Collision
On Friday, September 15, at 1:58m pm, the Fillmore Police Department, Fillmore Fire Department, and AMR Paramedics were dispatched to a reported traffic collision involving a sedan and motorcycle in the 800 block Ventura Street, Fillmore. According to Fillmore Police Chief Malagon, “The initial investigation revealed the sedan was traveling eastbound in the number two lane on Ventura Street. The motorcycle was traveling eastbound in the bicycle lane of Ventura Street. The vehicle attempted to negotiate a turn into Taco Bell, at which point the motorcycle collided with the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries at this time. No impairment is suspected by neither party.” Photo credit Angel Esquivel-AE News.
Business Profile: Embarc is first cannabis dispensary to open in Ventura
Ventura Mayor Joe Schroeder and Mike Marostica, local embarc owner. After a lengthy, multi-year review process, embarc was the first of the selected operators to open their doors and begin serving the Ventura community, ushering in a new era of access to local cannabis dispensaries in the city. Embarc is...
River Haven Program closure
Turning Point Foundation has managed this unique transitional housing program for 17+ years. The City of Ventura and Turning Point Foundation have decided to sunset the River Haven Transitional Housing Program on Oct 1, 2023 due to challenging weather conditions (recent high winds/heavy rains) and increasing safety/security issues with nearby encampments. This decision, while not an easy one, was made in the best interest of our residents’ wellbeing.
Are You Ready for the Ultimate End-of-Summer Beachside BBQ & Brews Bash?
Hey beach bums and BBQ lovers! Get ready to bid adieu to summer in the most epic way possible! The End-Of-Summer Beachside Bash BBQ & Brews is coming to San Buenaventura State Beach, 901 San Pedro Street, Ventura, CA 93001 this weekend.
Ventura ArtWalk returns with more than 40 venues, plus musicians
The Ventura Artwalk, on hiatus since 2019, is returning with musicians for the first time in its nearly 30-year history. The free event, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, will be held at more than 40 venues downtown and on Ventura's westside. "All weekend, on four stages, we've...
Venturing to Ventura
Machines whir, blending up pumpkin spice Frappuccinos, and bags crinkle, filled with vanilla bean scones at the Starbucks on Ventura Boulevard. Of the 19 total customers that have made purchases in the last 20 minutes since school has ended, 16 are students of the school. Some came with large groups of friends and stayed in the cafe to enjoy their drinks, while others simply grabbed their mobile orders and left. Starbucks has a location 0.2 miles away from the Upper School. According to a Chronicle poll, 55.5% of 247 respondents said they go to thisw location at least once a week. Students often visit businesses close to campus for something to eat before, during or after school. Fiona Kim ’24 said she enjoys going to that Starbucks because it is a great location to get coffee in the morning and to study later in the day.