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3 hrs ago | Fillmore Gazette
A brush fire in Piru burned about a halfacre Monday. Ventura County Fire Department crews knocked it down within a halfhour with the aid of a helicopter, hand crew, and water tender, along with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
7 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
The Southern California firefighter who went missing during a mountain camping trip and was later found dead had Ecstasy and alcohol in his system when he died, according to a toxicology report obtained by NBC4 Friday.
11 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
Though three U.S. military bases were initially slated to be used for only 120 days to house unaccompanied alien children apprehended at the U.S. border, the Department of Defense has approved the extension of housing plans at the facilities through January 2015.
14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
A 37-year-old man was convicted Thursday of luring a teenage girl from her home in Oakland and then pimping her out as a prostitute as they traveled through Southern California, authorities said.
18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Rubicon's Summer Youth Program presents The Drowsy Chaperone, the Tony Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison based on a book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar .
VENTURA COUNTY FAIR Thursday, July 31, through Sunday, Aug. 10. The annual Ventura County Fair returns with this year's theme "A Country Fair With Ocean Air."
The Ferris wheel has been constructed. The livestock grow plump in the barn. The bingo tent is ready to tempt the get-rich-quick crowd.
Drought is best time for flood planning Paradoxically, a drought is the best time to think about flood control.
The 40-foot baby finback whale appeared to have been dead for some time before floating into the harbor Wednesday afternoon, Vance Vasquez, Naval base spokesman for Ventura County, said.
Kimberly Gearhart, a public affairs officer with the base, says the whale appeared to have been dead for some time and may have been struck by a ship.
The Ventura County Animal Services, in cooperation with the nonprofit Paw Works, has reached a countywide "no kill" status, making Ventura the second county in California to have done so, according to the VCAS.
The McCune Foundation and the Ventura County Housing Trust Fund are pleased to announce a partnership between the two organizations in support of their mutual missions.
LATEST AS SOON AS WE GET IT. THIS FIRE BURNING NEAR FOREST HILL. TIME FOR "THE RIGGS REPORT."
California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central America if needed but reiterated that the United States needs to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
A retired Oxnard police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 83 years to life in prison for molesting two girls, officials said.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:56 pm
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